[Del Rio, Texas Fire Department Patch]

[Del Rio, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Patch from the Del Rio, Texas fire department. The wedge-shaped patch has a light blue background and darker blue edging. "Del Rio Fire Department" is written in red along the curved upper border. Below this is an illustration of the Amistad Dam between two landmasses with "Mexico" and "Texas" written underneath it.
Contributing Partner: Fire Museum of Texas
[Commercial Building - 119 West Martin Street]

[Commercial Building - 119 West Martin Street]

Date: 1976
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo was taken during the Historical Resources Survey of Del Rio, Texas, 1976. Reportedly built as a "Motor Company;" later used as warehouse.
Contributing Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission
[Tardy Home - 703 Losoya Street]

[Tardy Home - 703 Losoya Street]

Date: 1976
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo was taken during the Historical Resources Survey of Del Rio, Texas, 1976. Built about 1880 for H. C. Tardy who moved back to Sabinal in 1885 after selling the home to Ben Borroum. 1976 owner is Jerrell Edmison.
Contributing Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission
[Price Woods House - 609 Griner]

[Price Woods House - 609 Griner]

Date: 1976
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo was taken during the Historical Resources Survey of Del Rio, Texas, 1976. Two story Victorian built 1907 by Price who owned Del Rio's first lumber yard; altered plastic wood-like siding added by 1976; building subdivided into apartments by 1976 and owned by Dr. Turullahs.
Contributing Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission
Gate-Latch.

Gate-Latch.

Date: June 5, 1894
Creator: Rohrbach, Gabriel
Description: Patent for a simple, durable, and easy to use gate-latch for swinging gates in which the lock latches move vertically. The latch is on the gate, and a catch is mounted on the post.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Turn-Table.

Turn-Table.

Date: March 27, 1894
Creator: Rohrbach, Gabriel
Description: Patent for a turn table that is "used for turning locomotives engines end to end; and the object of [the] invention is to provide a simple lever attachment for an ordinary turn-table, by which one man may easily turn the table and its load, and also to arrange the lever mechanism so that it may be easily locked in place when not in use and will not be likely to get out of order" (lines 8-16).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Gate-Latch.

Gate-Latch.

Date: July 29, 1891
Creator: Rohrbach, Gabriel
Description: Patent for improvements in gate latches, which "may be adjusted toward or from a gate on a post to be engaged by the latch proper and enable compensation to be made for spreading of the posts upon which the gate is supported and to which it is secured by the latching device." (Lines 14-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Gate-Hinge.

Gate-Hinge.

Date: December 2, 1891
Creator: Rohrbach, Gabriel
Description: Patent for improvements in gate hinges, "the object being to provide hinges which will hold the gate in an open position." (Lines 9-10) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Car-Coupling.

Car-Coupling.

Date: November 3, 1891
Creator: Rohrbach, Gabriel
Description: Patent for a car-coupling "which will afford means to automatically connect cars and release them in a safe manner from the roof or side of a car" (lines 9-11) and to adapt the improved coupling for connection with one of the ordinary type, including illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Louis Brauer Home - b - 306 Nicholson]

[Louis Brauer Home - b - 306 Nicholson]

Date: 1976
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo was taken during the Historical Resources Survey of Del Rio, Texas, 1976. One story adobe construction with plaster exterior. Built by Dr. Jackson in 1885. Mr. Brauer was one of the first surveyors in Del Rio in 1881.
Contributing Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission
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