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Car Coupling

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in Car couples. This invention "relates to automatic car couples, and more particularly to that class known as " swing-pin" couples" (line 11 - 13).
Date: November 16, 1897
Creator: Gillespie, Charles W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for "an automatic link-coupler which shall embody strength, simplicity, certainty of action, and adaptability for manipulation without entering between the cars and without necessity of relieving strain." (Lines 9-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 29, 1897
Creator: Martin, David D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tag.

Description: Patent for an inexpensive and simple tag to label bolts of cloth that is "a convenient means for fastening the [tag] in such position upon a bolt of goods as to prevent it from becoming twisted or turned, and so that the tag will always be held or supported so as to exhibit the markings thereon" (lines 12-16).
Date: March 19, 1895
Creator: Winkler, Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Water-Power.

Description: Patent for a water-power. It consists of a dam built halfway across a stream, a power-house with its upper end closed and inclined towards the upstream, gated inlet openings on the side of the power-house, gates that control the inlet openings, and a water-wheel on the stream side of the power-house.
Date: December 4, 1894
Creator: Vernon, William E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hoisting Device.

Description: Patent for an inexpensive device that is meant to hoist, lift, or extract stumps, stones, or other heavy objects. It also stretches wire and can act as a vehicle jack.
Date: December 19, 1893
Creator: Hagelstein, Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Flooring or Ceiling Jack.

Description: Patent for a flooring or ceiling jack that is meant to "provide a device, whereby the laying of the flooring, and the fitting of siding and ceiling strips are greatly facilitated, and enables one carpenter to do the work that ordinarily requires two" (lines 14-18).
Date: August 22, 1893
Creator: Holiman, William Moses
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Animal-Trap.

Description: Patent for an animal trap meant to trap animals that burrow in the ground, such as prairie dogs. The trap catches the animal when it leaves its den and the animal cannot escape the trap.
Date: April 25, 1893
Creator: Manning, James
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Windmill.

Description: Patent for an improved wind wheel that has "every other blade...has a right angled extension or cup to catch the wind, the blades thus formed being set in the hub and rim of the wheel so as to have said right angled portions where they will receive the full force of the wind" (lines 17-22). A ring supports the angled portions of the windmill blades.
Date: March 7, 1893
Creator: Bowman, Charles R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "is in couplers adapted to use a link of ordinary form and to be so set that coupling may be automatic or not, as desired" (lines 15-17). It consists, "with the draw-head having lugs upon each side of the same, of the vertical coupling-pin, the pivoted pin-supporting arms arranged to contact with the lugs, and tripping arms adapted to be operated by the centering-link and throw the arms from the lugs" (lines 23-29).
Date: June 28, 1892
Creator: Callaway, William H. & West, Charles C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pipe Wrench.

Description: Patent for a new and improved pipe wrench. This design consists, "with the stationary jaw provided with a shank and an inclined portion on the shank, of a movable jaw, also provided with a shank, having an inclined portion on it and pivotally connected to the stationary jaw, and a loop pivoted to the stationary jaw and engaging with the shank of the movable jaw, whereby the said two inclined portions are retained in working position" (lines 85-94).
Date: February 11, 1890
Creator: Bartlett, William George & McCoy, John William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department