Dallas Market Center and Dallas Skyline

Dallas Market Center and Dallas Skyline

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Dallas Market Center. Downtown Dallas in the background. 135 acres 6 buildings of 485,000 sq. ft. complex in the Center. Stemmons Freeway pictured.
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Reserve Grand Champion Brahman Female of Pan-American Livestock Exposition

Reserve Grand Champion Brahman Female of Pan-American Livestock Exposition

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Several people stand with Erinpura Shanghai 637, the reserve grand champion Brahman Female of the 1969 Pan American Livestock Exposition Left to right: Joe Thmpson - Herdsman Mr. and Mrs. John Runnells - owners Robert L. Massey - American Brahman Breeders Association Presiden. Arthur Wolf J.W. Gossett - Judge .
Contributing Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum
Reserve Grand Champion Brahman Bull

Reserve Grand Champion Brahman Bull

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Men stand with the reserve grand champion Brahman Bull of theh 1969 Pan American LIvestock Exposition, Paret's Ponderosa 888. Left to right: Herb Meyers - Herdsman G.K. PArent, Jr. W.L. Stangel J.W. Gossett - judge
Contributing Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum
Garbage-Furnace.

Garbage-Furnace.

Date: March 10, 1891
Creator: Brownlee, Alexander
Description: Patent for an improved garbage-furnace which consist of a chamber having a grate for the reception of the garbage, a fire-box at each end, and a sand-box between the fire-boxes below the grate, grate-bars are arranged over the fire-boxes and extending from the bridge-wall, when the fire-boxes are ignited, garbage is introduced through the feed holes, the smoke, gases, fumes & etc. from the burning fuel and the garbage passed through a channel leading to the chimney. Illustration is included.
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Shaft-Tug.

Shaft-Tug.

Date: February 3, 1891
Creator: Davies, Thomas William
Description: Patent for an improvement of harness and shaft-tugs by providing a sleeve to fit the tug closely, a bolt to secure the tug and a strap clamps to the shaft; for the purpose of limiting the movement of the tug. Illustration is included.
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Machine for Handling and Cleaning Seed-Cotton.

Machine for Handling and Cleaning Seed-Cotton.

Date: August 25, 1891
Creator: Thomas, Robert Smith
Description: Patent for improvements in machines for handling and cleaning seed-cotton by “taking seed-cotton from wagons or storehouses through pneumatic tubes and delivering it freed from dust and other extraneous matter to any number of gins. It includes devices for imparting flexibility to the feed-section of the tube for distributing the cotton and for disposing of the surplus when the cotton is supplied faster than it can be ginned.” (Lines 15-22) Illustration is included.
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Shoe-Fastening.

Shoe-Fastening.

Date: September 8, 1891
Creator: Dessoir, Julius
Description: Patent for improvements in shoe-fastenings by using a “pivoted clasp-lever which has a tail-piece acted upon by a leaf-spring for holding the lever in its closed or open position.” (Lines 11-13) Illustration is included.
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Car-Coupling.

Car-Coupling.

Date: January 19, 1892
Creator: Lemon, Eli Jeremiah
Description: Patent for car-coupling. The object of this invention is to provide an improved automatic car-coupling of simple, durable, and effective construction that will permit the necessary longitudinal and lateral play of the coupling-link to correspond with inequalities of the track, facilitate the turning of curves, and enable the coupling to accommodate itself to draw-heads of unequal height.
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Seed-planter.

Seed-planter.

Date: December 3, 1878
Creator: Hoshall, David W.
Description: Patent for a machine that can plant any kind or size of seed or grain at any desired distance apart.
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Till-Alarm.

Till-Alarm.

Date: September 15, 1891
Creator: Garrett, Henry
Description: Patent for improvements in Tills or cash-drawers by using “a combination-lock to prevent its being opened by unauthorized parties, and which will give an alarm with manipulated by any one unacquainted with the secret of its management.” (Lines 14-18) Illustration is included. Corrections in Letters are also included.
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