Device for Facilitating Making and Sharpening Molding-Bits.

Device for Facilitating Making and Sharpening Molding-Bits.

Date: August 17, 1897
Creator: Ross, William
Description: Patent for sharpening molding-bits and keeping them at standard gauge. Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Feed-Cutting Machine.

Feed-Cutting Machine.

Date: April 20, 1897
Creator: Clark, William J.
Description: Patent for a grain-cutting apparatus with adjustable knives. Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Churn-Power.

Churn-Power.

Date: May 26, 1891
Creator: MaGee, William Joseph
Description: Patent for improvements in churn-motors by using the combination of an upright supporting frame, “a shaft journaled in the frame, means for rotating the shaft,…..corresponding with the size of the joint between the dasher-staff and pitman, substantially as specified.” (Line 5-15, p.2) Illustration is included.
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Improvement in Stalk-Pullers.

Improvement in Stalk-Pullers.

Date: January 27, 1874
Creator: Heacock, Cadwallader
Description: Patent for improvement in cotton-stalk pullers with beveled edges for firmer hold on the stalks.
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Device for Jointing, Gaging, and Setting Saws.

Device for Jointing, Gaging, and Setting Saws.

Date: May 5, 1885
Creator: Cummings, Virgil T.
Description: Patent for a new and improved device for jointing, gauging, and setting saws. This design consists "[i]n a saw-jointer and gage . . . the body-plate or block, having laterally extending arms, a groove extending entirely through the said arms, overhanging flanges extending from the said arms, a slot in the bottom of the groove forming an open space between the flanges, and a flat spring secured in the groove, facing the flanges" (lines 28-35).
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General Soil Map, Trinity County, Texas

General Soil Map, Trinity County, Texas

Date: 2004
Creator: United States. Soil Conservation Service.
Description: Map displays soil types along with creeks, towns, schools, churches, power transmission lines, oil and gas pipelines, roads, and railroads. Includes legend and symbols. Scale 1:126,720
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Soil Survey of Trinity County, Texas

Soil Survey of Trinity County, Texas

Date: 2004
Creator: United States. Soil Conservation Service.
Description: Text describes the area, climate, agricultural history and statistics, soil-survey methods and definitions, soils and crops, land uses and agricultural methods, irrigation, and morphology and genesis of soils of Trinity County, Texas.
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[Log Ramp and Pine Timber near Camp 1]

[Log Ramp and Pine Timber near Camp 1]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of a log ramp and cut pine timber near Southern Pine Lumber Company's camp 1 in Trinity County, Texas.
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[Texas South-Eastern Railroad Engine 1]

[Texas South-Eastern Railroad Engine 1]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of the Texas South-Eastern Railroad Company engine 1 at Vair station, Trinity County, Texas. Engine 1 was 4-4-0 steam locomotive built by Dickson Manufacturing Company circa 1884. It was original operated by either the Houston, East & West Texas Railway or the Kansas & Gulf Shortline. The TSE may have acquired it in 1898. The TSE railroad was founded in 1900 by the same owners of Southern Pine Lumber Company and served the company's logging operations. It also provided passenger service from Diboll to Lufkin until 1942.
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[Log Ramp on Spur Toward Camp 1]

[Log Ramp on Spur Toward Camp 1]

Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Description: Photograph of a hardwood log ramp on a spur heading toward Southern Pine Lumber Company's camp 1. Camp 1 was near the Rayville Ranch site in Trinity County, Texas, about 13 miles northwest of Diboll. It replaced the Angelina County camp called Lindsey Springs, and lasted from about 1907-1912.
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