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Acetylene Gas Generator.
Patent for a new and useful improvements in apparatus for generating acetylene gas. This design is to "provide with few applicances a simple and compact apparatus requiring little attention for generating acetylene gas for light, heat, and power purposes" (line 11 - 14).
Acetylene Gas Generator
Patent for an acetylene gas generator. Illustrations included.
Acetylene Gas Generator
Patent for acetylene gas generator. Illustration included.
Acetylene-Gas Generator
Patent for a generator that runs on acetylene gas with a component that releases excess gas in the event the gasometer is overcharged, including illustrations.
Acetylene Gas Generator
Patent for an acetylene gas generator. Illustration included.
Adjustable Headlight-Reflector
Patent for an adjustable headlight reflector for train engines which will shine the light straight in front of the train.
Animal-Trap.
Patent for a new and useful animal trap, including instructions and illustrations.
Animal-Trap.
Patent for improvements in animal-traps that would be capable of catching two animals; to set the trap, bait is placed upon the hooked ends of the bait-hooks, the jaws are elevated and retained in a position by the link-catches, which have the lower hooked ends engaging the trigger, which has its free end engaging the eye at the inner end of the bait hooks, thus setting the trap, (lines 66-73) ready to catch animals. Illustration is included.
Animal-Trap.
Patent for an improved self-setting trap that can capture and kill animals while preventing them from reaching the bait.
Animal Trap.
Patent for a new and improved animal trap. This design consists in "the combination of the base-board having the opposite recesses and the transverse shaft, the yoke having the spring-coils mounted on the projecting ends of the shaft in said recesses, the standard having the holding-rod, the trigger, and the guards or prongs secured in the base-board" (lines 20-26).
Ant-Trap
Patent for "a simple device of this kind which will excel the former traps in depositing the ants within the annular pan and in efficiency for convenient discharge of the trapped insects" (lines 18-22).
Ant-Trap
Patent for an ant trap "to provide a simple, inexpensive, and efficient one of great strength and durability adapted to be place over an ant-hill and capable of capturing the ant in the hill as they leave the same and also of catching the outside ants as they attempt to enter the hill. (line 11-17)
Ant-Trap
Patent for an ant trap with a removable bottom which allows the trap to be emptied easily.
Antifriction Device for Cranks and Pitmen
Patent for an antifriction device used to "prevent dust and grit from accumulating in the anti-friction bearings" (lines 17-18). Illustrations included.
Apparatus for Bleaching Cotton
Patent for an apparatus for treating lint cotton as it passes from the gin for bleaching. Illustration included.
Apparatus for Bleaching Seed-Cotton
Patent for a machine for bleaching seed cotton before it ginned.
Apparatus for Controlling Trolley Poles
Patent for an apparatus for controlling trolley poles. "This invention relates to an apparatus for controlling trolley poles employed for effecting electrical connection between a trolley wire and a motor on a car, and has for its object to provide improved means for automatically throwing the trolley into position to be placed in engagement with the trolley wire" (line 9-15). Illustrations included.
Apparatus for Raising and Lowering Wagon Bodies.
Patent for a new and improved wagon jack. This design consists "[i]n a wagon body raiser, the combination of vertical supports, a lever pivotally supported therefrom between its ends and having a roller in one end, a shaft adapted to be secured to one end of the body, a cord having one end connected with the same end of the body as the shaft and passing over the roller and its opposite end attached to the shaft, and a cord attached to the opposite end of the body and to the adjacent end of the lever" (lines 69-78).
Apparatus for Washing and Draining Dishes.
Patent for a new and improved dishwasher. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a pan provided near its top on the inner side with rigidly-attached brackets, with a tray in the form of a pan whose side and bottom portions are perforated . . . the tray being of less diameter and height than the pan and provided on its outer side near the bottom with brackets and on its upper edge with handles" (lines 94-101).
Ash-Pan
Patent for an ash pan for trains. Illustrations included.
Automatic Car-Switching System.
Patent for "a system of switching where the cars of a train are pushed up an incline and placed successively on an elevated annular revolving platform, by which they are automatically distributed to their respective receiving-tracks" (lines 9-14).
Automatic Damper-Regulator.
Patent for an automatic steam damper-regulator that is simply constructed, and can quickly close and open its damper in the flue of the boiler or furnace.
Automatic Grain-Measuring Machine.
Patent for automatic grain-measuring machine, with illustrations. The purpose of this automatic grain-measuring machine is to be an improvement to already existing machines.
Automatic Mail and Parcel Delivery Apparatus
Patent for a automated motorized mail delivery vehicle that travels in the air on electric lines on poles to deliver incoming mail and retrieve outgoing mail from rural routes or parcels in urban areas.
Automatic Railway-Switch.
Patent for a railway-switch by enabling the switch operate automatically when a train is passing by. Illustration is included.
Bale Band Tightener.
Patent for a new and improved bale-band tightener. This design "is to produce a device by which one person may with ease draw a band tightly around a bale of cotton or other merchandise, in place of one that has by accident been broken" (lines 12-16).
Baling-Press.
Patent for a new improvement in baling presses that improves strength, durability and handling and is cheap to manufacture, including instructions and illustrations.
Baling Press.
Patent for a new and improved baling press. This design consists in "a box having its upper end open and having an outwardly-opening door at the lower portion of one side, a plunger in the box having a post provided with a braced cross-piece near the upper end, ropes secured to the ends of the cross-piece, a drum under the lower end of the box, having a helical pulley at one end and a small drum at the other end, and having the ropes secured to it and winding upon it, a rope passing over guide-pulleys above the upper end of the box and winding upon the small drum" (lines 16-28).
Baling Press Attachment
Patent for baling press attachment. Illustration included.
Ballast-Scraper.
Patent for new and useful improvements in ballast scrapers, including instructions and illustrations.
Band Stretcher.
Patent for a new and improved band stretcher. This design "relates to improvements in band-stretchers in which a windlass, crank, and ratchets operate in conjunction with a sliding clamp; and the object of [the] improvement is to provide a device with which the ends of a band may be drawn together and held for the purpose of lacing" (lines 15-21).
Bank - Protecting Device.
Patent for a new and useful bank-protecting device.
Barrel-Cover
Patent for a barrel cover. Illustrations included.
Bedstead Fastening.
Patent for a new and improved bedstead fastening. This design "consist[s] in the locking-pin, the sections which are . . . provided with the laterally projecting alternating studs . . . having aligned vertical perforations to receive the said locking-pin, and their faces provided with the outer beveled flanges at the base of the studs, extending the entire length of the sections, so that when the sections are connected together they will meet each other in angular form, whereby the strain on the locking pin and the lateral studs is equalized" (lines 59-70).
Bicycle Attachment.
Patent for "a new and improved bicycle attachment arranged to serve as a foot-rest for the feet of the rider while coasting and adapted to be lowered to support the bicycle in a vertical position when not in use and to securely lock the wheel and support together to prevent the machine from being stolen" (lines 7-14), including illustrations.
Binder for Paper Tablets.
Patent for improvements for tablets for blank paper, leterheads, etc. that holds content securely, including illustrations.
Board Roofing.
Patent for a new design of roofing board. The wooden boards are designed to "contract and expand with changes of temperature" (para. 3) and to allow rain to run off without seeping into the joints of the boards.
Boiler Stay Bolt
Patent for a boiler stay bolt. This design is made of flexible stay-bolts for boiler allowing for movement bracing sheets. Illustration included.
Brace for Bedsteads, Gates, &c.
Patent for a new and improved brace for bed frames. This design consists in "the posts having the hooks or eyes, the head-board, foot-board, and rails, also provided with hooks or eyes, the swivel, the wires, each having one end secured to one of the corner hooks or eyes, passed through the eye-bolt and screw-bolt, respectively" (lines 97-102). Said wires are further "given a half-turn on themselves, and their other ends secured to the opposite corner hooks, and the [other] wire having one end secured to one of the center hooks or eyes and woven in and out over the hooks or eyes" (lines 1-5).
Bran Dresser
Patent for new and valuable Improvement in Bran-Dressers
Buckle.
Patent for a new and improved buckle. This design is for a double buckle, "of such a construction that secure fastenings may be obtained, and the two ends of a strap or the adjacent ends of different straps may be readily secured together in a reliable manner, thus admitting of the speedy manufacture of sets of harnesses" (lines 13-18). This eliminates the need for rivets or stitching the strap(s).
Button Attaching Machine.
Patent for a new and improved button-attaching machine. This design consists in "the combination, with the plunger, of . . . the die having a central projection to enter the concavity of a button and parallel oblique curved recesses in said projection . . . [and] a peripheral flange" (lines 84-99).
Can
Patent for a can. Illustration included.
Can Closure
Patent for a can closure. Illustration included.
Can Cover
Patent for a can cover. Illustration included.
Car-Brake.
Patent for improvements in car brakes, "wherein the ordinary brake-beams are dispensed with and wherein the several brake-shoe-carrying levers will be self-adjusting." (lines 8 - 11) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Car Coupling.
Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad-cars. This design "relates to car-couplings; and it has for its object to provide improved devices whereby the cars may be automatically coupled; and further, to provide improved devices for this purpose which shall be simple in construction and thoroughly effective in operation" (10-16).
Car-Coupling.
Patent for a simple, practical, and reliable car-coupling with a side latch. It is "adapted for automatic connection in pairs, when two cars having the improvements are brought together on the same track, which will be capable of a ready release from the side of either coupled car, and also that will be adapted by its peculiar formation to receive support from one part of the improvements, when a coupled drawhead is partly detached from its connections to the car, and which if not so sustained might fall on the track, derail the car having the disabled coupling, and occasion the wreckage of said car and others of a train" (lines 14-27).
Car Coupling
Patent for rail car coupling. Illustration included.
Car-Door Fastening.
Patent for sliding car-door fastening to improve the fastening of said car-door.