Toy wagon

Toy wagon

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Toy log wagon made from wood and mounted on wooden base, 2 horses, painted leather harness straps, logging chain; said to have been made in Arkansas, 20th century.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 77, July 1973 - April, 1974

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 77, July 1973 - April, 1974

Date: 1973/1974
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume beginning on page 530.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 75, July 1971 - April, 1972

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 75, July 1971 - April, 1972

Date: 1972
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 533.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
Improvement in Sawing-Machines.

Improvement in Sawing-Machines.

Date: May 24, 1873
Creator: Bell, George W. of Orange, Texas. ; Bell, G. W.
Description: Patent for a new and improved pulley-operated, roller-fed log sawing machine
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Lumber-Carrier

Lumber-Carrier

Date: November 15, 1892
Creator: Chauvin, Phillip A.
Description: Patent for an improved lumber carrier which, as the cart travels down hill with the weight of the lumber it is prevented from rolling backwards if it were to lose speed by engaging of pawls with notches to hold it in place. It can then be manually pushed to get it started again.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Standard for Logging Cars.

Standard for Logging Cars.

Date: August 2, 1887
Creator: Minnock, Edmund Junius
Description: Patent for a new and improved standard for logging-cars. This design "consists of a pivoted standard connected by links to a lever a short distance from its pivot, so that when the lever is turned out of alignment with the links the standard will be firmly locked in position. . . . The object of [the] invention is to provide a standard for cars and wagons which can be readily turned down out of the way when loading, and which, when turned up into position, will be firmly and securely held" (lines 7-16).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Municipal Golf Course clearing fairway number ten]

[Municipal Golf Course clearing fairway number ten]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two men clearing away trees on Austin Municipal Golf Course fairway number ten. A tree is chained to a bulldozer (right) which is pulling it directly out of the ground. A printed caption below the image says "Clearing Fareway No. 10."
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Municipal Golf Course clearing fairway number ten]

[Municipal Golf Course clearing fairway number ten]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a tree being uprooted at Austin Municipal Golf Course on fairway number ten. The tree is attached to a chain around its trunk and is being uprooted by heavy machinery out of frame. A printed caption at the bottom of the image says, "[E]very body pull hard. Austin Lions club" and one below the photo says "A Hard Pull on Fareway No. 10."
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Planing-Machine

Planing-Machine

Date: March 19, 1889
Creator: Davis, William E.
Description: Patent for a machine for planing lumber with "a very smooth surface, avoiding the undulating marks upon the lumber and holes caused by the occasional lifting or breaking out of incurved portions of the lumber, as caused on surfaces planed by rotary cutters" (lines 22-27).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Transcript of letter from Jo S. Wallace to Charles Moore, February 5, 1871]

[Transcript of letter from Jo S. Wallace to Charles Moore, February 5, 1871]

Date: February 5, 1871
Creator: Wallace, Jo S.
Description: Transcript of a letter from Jo S. Wallace to Charles Moore discussing health, family, and of others thinking about moving to Texas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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