Stephens County, Texas.

Stephens County, Texas.

Date: 187u
Creator: Texas & Pacific Railway. Land Dept.
Description: Cadastral map of Stephens County, Texas showing lands owned by the Texas & Pacific Railway Company. The county is marked to show individual properties; each piece of land is numbered and several are labeled with property owners. Geographic features are also noted on the map. Scale ca. 1:133,333 (4000 varas to 1 inch).
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Unicycle Road and Racing Sulky.

Unicycle Road and Racing Sulky.

Date: October 19, 1897
Creator: Coleman, Thomas Gardner
Description: Patent for a one-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle, with illustrations.
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Cotton-Chopper.

Cotton-Chopper.

Date: May 12, 1891
Creator: Baggett, Neil Jefferson
Description: Patent for improvements in cotton-choppers by using a crown-wheel attached to one of the ground-wheels of the chopper. When the ground wheels impart motion to the crown wheel, which in turn communicates motion to the pinions of the shaft. This shaft drives the two sprocket-wheels; the sprocket wheel that located in the rear portions of the crank-shaft imparts motion to the crank-shaft, which drives the vertical choppers. Illustration is included.
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Spinning-Wheel

Spinning-Wheel

Date: June 22, 1880
Creator: Church, Joshua G.
Description: Patent for "an improvement in domestic spinning wheels; and it consists in the combination of parts whereby the spindle or whirl is supported from above so as to hang down within the operator's reach, and is made to constantly revolve at the same time that the whirl is moved from and toward the operator" (lines 12-19) including instructions and illustrations.
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Shaft-Support.

Shaft-Support.

Date: October 26, 1897
Creator: Coleman, Thomas Gardner
Description: Patent for improvements in harnesses through the accommodation of "varying positions of the animal with respect to the shafts or thills, so as to remove all strain from and upon the shafts and the saddle, while at the same time effectively supporting the shafts and preventing the slipping of the same up and down upon the sides of the animal."
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Balanced Piston Engine.

Balanced Piston Engine.

Date: February 15, 1881
Creator: Peebles, William D.
Description: Patent for a new and improved balanced-piston engine. This design "relates to that class of steam or other engines which are constructed with two pistons receiving the pressure in opposite directions, each connected with cranks set at opposite positions, whereby the strain occurs simultaneously in opposite directions upon the crank-shaft and balances the same within its bearings, and thus obviates great friction on the journals and thereby economizes power" (lines 7-15).
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Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 33, No. 273, Ed. 1 Sunday, December 27, 1953

Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 33, No. 273, Ed. 1 Sunday, December 27, 1953

Date: December 27, 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Daily newspaper (except Sunday) from Breckenridge, Texas that includes local, state and national news along with extensive advertising.
Contributing Partner: Breckenridge Public Library
Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 32, No. 87, Ed. 1 Friday, April 11, 1952

Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 32, No. 87, Ed. 1 Friday, April 11, 1952

Date: April 11, 1952
Creator: unknown
Description: Daily newspaper (except Sunday) from Breckenridge, Texas that includes local, state and national news along with extensive advertising.
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Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 32, No. 84, Ed. 1 Tuesday, April 8, 1952

Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 32, No. 84, Ed. 1 Tuesday, April 8, 1952

Date: April 8, 1952
Creator: unknown
Description: Daily newspaper (except Sunday) from Breckenridge, Texas that includes local, state and national news along with extensive advertising.
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Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 32, No. 83, Ed. 1 Monday, April 7, 1952

Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 32, No. 83, Ed. 1 Monday, April 7, 1952

Date: April 7, 1952
Creator: unknown
Description: Daily newspaper (except Sunday) from Breckenridge, Texas that includes local, state and national news along with extensive advertising.
Contributing Partner: Breckenridge Public Library
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