Fruit-Jar And Can Opener.

Fruit-Jar And Can Opener.

Date: June 28, 1898
Creator: Schairer, John Jacob
Description: Patent for a new and improved fruit jar and can opener, including instructions and illustrations.
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El Paso Co.

El Paso Co.

Date: 1894
Creator: Canda, C. J.; Drake, S. J. & Strauss, W.
Description: Blueline format of survey map of El Paso County, Texas, showing blocks of land, creeks, lakes, rivers, and original land grants or surveys. No scale information is given.
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El Paso Co.

El Paso Co.

Date: 1921
Creator: McDonald, H. F. & Giles, J. Bascom
Description: Blue line print of survey map of El Paso County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, townships, cities, towns, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map to denote the addition of a creek and Monument Number 7. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
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Map of T. and B Rr. Surv on El Paso Co. Tex.

Map of T. and B Rr. Surv on El Paso Co. Tex.

Date: 1884
Creator: Combs, Paul M. & Kuechler, Jacob
Description: Survey map of El Paso County, Texas, showing the land of the T. & B Railroad Company. The map includes blocks of land, plat numbers, and two unidentified lines (either creeks, roads, or railroads). Scale [ca. 1:70,000] (2000 varas to the inch).
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Lock for Firearms

Lock for Firearms

Date: December 7, 1897
Creator: Oritciiett, James Clyde
Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in locks for firearms. This invention is to "provide a simple and effective lock mechanism for a firearm" (line 15-17).
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Soldering-Machine

Soldering-Machine

Date: November 5, 1901
Creator: Crane, Walter E.
Description: Patent for soldering machine "for uniting by soldering these connections or joints of the printing strips, although the machine is not limited to this purpose, for, as will be obvious, it is adapted for application in the soldering of various kinds of work" (lines 32-37) including instructions and illustrations.
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Lifting-Jack.

Lifting-Jack.

Date: September 11, 1894
Creator: Foix, Louis
Description: Patent for a simple, strong, and inexpensive lifting-jack used in railroads, mills, and similar things that is "capable of manipulation by a single operator and adapted to elevate loads to various heights according to the size of the structure and support the same at the desired elevation" (lines 12-16).
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Car-Coupling.

Car-Coupling.

Date: September 18, 1894
Creator: Schairer, John Jacob
Description: Patent for a simple, durable, and safe car-coupling that will not accidentally uncouple, and can uncouple without the operator stepping between the cars. It "consists principally of a knuckle pivoted in the drawhead and provided with cam surfaces, and an arm mounted to swing and adapted to engage the said cam surfaces to open and close the knuckle" (lines 14-18). The coupling can also couple cars of different heights.
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2000 Census County Subdivison Block Map: El Paso CCD, Texas, Index

2000 Census County Subdivison Block Map: El Paso CCD, Texas, Index

Date: 2000
Creator: United States. Bureau of the Census.
Description: Index map for El Paso Census County Division, 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 1:60,094.
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[El Paso, Texas Fire Department Patch]

[El Paso, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Patch from the El Paso, Texas fire department. The patch is shaped like a firefighter's cross and has a blue background with silver edging. "El Paso Fire Dept." is written in yellow along the top and bottom edges of the patch. The left point of the cross bears the yellow and silver image of a fire hydrant. The right point features a cross ladder and pike. The center of the cross features a scene wherein Spaniards are meeting with a Native American.
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