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Flour or Meal Bin.

Description: Patent for "a device of improved form for holding flour and meal and from which the same may be drawn and sifted in any desired quantity." (Lines 14-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 16, 1897
Creator: Callahan, Simeon O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Well-Drilling Machine.

Description: Patent for a simple and efficient well-drilling machine that is meant for drilling Artesian and other wells. This invention is a "mechanism for reciprocating and turning the tool during the drilling operation, and to provide for the lowering of the drill as the latter advances to the work and for the withdrawal of the same from the well when required for any desired purpose" (lines 8-15). It is also designed to remove water, mud, slush, etc. from the well while drilling.
Date: February 4, 1896
Creator: Catlin, Eli
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fire-Extinguisher.

Description: Patent for a fire extinguisher that "reliev[es] water or stream, or both, into pipes from which it discharges at different points in a building" (lines 14-17). The invention operates automatically, and is especially designed for gin houses.
Date: March 27, 1894
Creator: Prosser, Daniel F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department