Academic Dep't. - Rigging Section, Randolph Field, Texas

Academic Dep't. - Rigging Section, Randolph Field, Texas

Date: September 19, 1932
Creator: United States. Army. Air Corps.
Description: Photograph of the rigging section for building and equipping airplanes at Randolph Field Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room
[S.S. Drumelzier]

[S.S. Drumelzier]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the S.S. Drumelzier in dock at Port Arthur, TX. According to accompanying information, the ship was the first to leave Port Arthur for Liverpool, England 1898-02-06.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
Girth-Rigging for Side-Saddles.

Girth-Rigging for Side-Saddles.

Date: July 9, 1895
Creator: Padgitt, Jesse D.
Description: Patent for girth-rigging for side-saddles that secure the saddles so the saddles only move when the horse does. It has an extended "saddle-tree so as to produce shoulders, the same underlying the saddle-seat at its front and in supporting upon its shoulders and also upon the tree in rear of the cantle-girth suspension-straps that are continuous" (lines 24-29).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Draft-Rigging for Railway-Cars.

Draft-Rigging for Railway-Cars.

Date: July 2, 1895
Creator: Roosevelt, James A.
Description: Patent for a draft-rigging for railway-cars that consists of a metal plate in an inverted U-shape, with its legs doubled upward and attached to the middle sills of the car, and the option of attaching a coupler to the plate. The plate legs can receive a king bolt ransom.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department