Howard County

Howard County

Date: 1922
Creator: Hedick, J. D.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Howard County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, townships, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
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Howard County, Texas.

Howard County, Texas.

Date: 1870
Creator: Gast, August
Description: Blueline format of survey map of Howard County, Texas, showing land ownership, townships, creeks, rivers, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, and railroads. A diagram of a section is included in the upper-right corner. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil, "See fly leaf Bk 127 - connection with H & TC Bk I7." Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
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Spark-Arrester.

Spark-Arrester.

Date: April 7, 1891
Creator: Hadlock, Edson J.
Description: Patent for improvements in spark-arresters for locomotives in “which [it] will prevent the sparks and cinders from falling upon the train and upon surrounding lands and buildings;” (lines 10-12) by using a combination of a curved smoke-stack, a cinder-box, conducting pipes and an ash pen. Illustration is included.
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Smoke-Consumer.

Smoke-Consumer.

Date: March 29, 1892
Creator: Hadlock, Edson J.
Description: Patent for a device used by locomotives that "will cause the smoke to be returned from the stack to the fire-box until it is entirely consumed" (lines 11-13), condenses exhaust steam, and heats the water in the tender. Includes illustrations.
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Liquid Toilet Preparation.

Liquid Toilet Preparation.

Date: September 16, 1884
Creator: Bicksler, William Henry
Description: Patent for scented 2 in 1 hair and body wash which includes ingredients and their measurements and instructions. “It is designed to remove dandruff, and to prevent the hair from falling out. It has great cleansing properties, and will be found excellent for washing fine jewelry, nursing-bottles, and in fact all articles upon which the action of free acids or alkalies is not desirable” (lines 30-38).
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Smoke and Spark Arrester and Consumer.

Smoke and Spark Arrester and Consumer.

Date: September 20, 1892
Creator: Hadlock, Edson J.
Description: Patent for a new and improved smoke and spark arrester and consumer. This design consists, "in a locomotive having a transversely-divided front extension, of a box over the forward compartment, a deflector at the bottom of the box and upper part of said compartment and having its edges spaced therefrom to permit communication between the two, a stack extending upward from the rear or smoke compartment and discharging through an elbow into the top of said box, a stack leading from the top of box in front of stack and of greater diameter than the latter stack, and the pipes" (lines 24-36).
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2000 Census County Block Map: Howard County, Index

2000 Census County Block Map: Howard County, Index

Date: 2000
Creator: United States. Bureau of the Census.
Description: Index map for Howard County, Texas showing the distribution of census blocks and smaller inset areas for which the U.S. Census Bureau collected data. The plotted map scale is 1:76,483.
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P.L. 94-171 County Block Map (2010 Census): Howard County, Index

P.L. 94-171 County Block Map (2010 Census): Howard County, Index

Date: December 14, 2010
Creator: United States. Bureau of the Census.
Description: Index map for Howard County, Texas showing the distribution of census blocks and smaller inset areas for which the U.S. Census Bureau collected data. The plotted map scale is 1:73,692.
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1990 Census County Block Map (Recreated): Howard County, Index

1990 Census County Block Map (Recreated): Howard County, Index

Date: 1990
Creator: United States. Bureau of the Census.
Description: Index map for Howard County, Texas showing the distribution of census blocks and smaller inset areas for which the U.S. Census Bureau collected data. The plotted map scale is 1:76,483.
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Downtown Big Spring

Downtown Big Spring

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy Negative of a view of downtown Big Spring from Gregg St. (US 87) at Third (US 80) with cars and buildings including a Sherwin-Williams Paint store.
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