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Carbid-Feed Valve
Patent for carbid-feed valve for acetylene generators whose improved form allows for balanced feeding whether closed or open.
Spring Top-Support for Vehicles
Patent for a spring top support for buggies and other vehicles that can be used on vehicles of various sizes.
Patent for a spigot that attaches to barrels and vats filled with liquids such as alcohol or acid that indicates the amount left in the barrel and can be locked closed.
Railway Joint
Patent for a railway joint. This invention consists "of a rail joint which is provided with a novel locking means whereby the fish plates will be held in engagement with the meeting ends of a pair of rails preventing any undesired disconnection of the latter" (lines 12-16). Illustrations included.
Patent for a stalk cutter. Illustrations included.
Patent for a churn that employs a reciprocating dasher in order to improve all parts of the churn and its operating mechanism.
Patent for a stalk cutter. Illustrations included.
Flying Machine
Patent for a flying machine. Illustrations included.
Sewing-Machine Attachment
Patent for a sewing machine attachment used to support articles or implements used in the sewing process. Illustrations included.
Patent for a gas engine designed with "both reciprocating and rotary motor elements" (line 10) and to minimize back pressure. Illustrations included.
Sad-Iron-Edging Machine
Patent for edging machine for removing rough edges from sad irons. Illustrations included.
Cotton Chopper
Patent for a cotton chopper. Illustration included.
Patent for an animal trap primarily intended for capturing rodents. Illustrations included.
Patent for a trap. This design is for a live trap. Illustration included.
Acetylene-Gas Generator.
Patent for an acetylene-gas generator that consists of “a suitable frame, a receptacle positioned within said frame, and a gas-bell” (lines 11-13), as well as a gasometer and carbide feed. As a result, the gas generator “will continually furnish dry, cool gas and at a substantially even pressure at all times” (line 22-24). Illustrations included.
Acetylene-Gas Machine
Patent for an acetylene gas machine designed to " automatically feed different grades of carbid successfully in variable quantities according to the amount required" (lines 9-11).
Train Signaling System
Patent for trains that use an alarm system that alerts the engineer if there is an issue with the automatic air-brakes in any of the train cars. This alarm system allows for users in any car to alert the engineer and does not diminish the effectiveness of the air brake system.
Whiffletree Connection.
Patent for a whiffletree connection which takes up all wear and prevents rattling, including illustrations.
Guard-Rail Clamp
Patent for a simple, durable and adjustable guard rail clamp for securing guard rails to the main rails of a railroad track "as at bridge approaches and opposite to frog points" (lines 11-12) without the use of drill bolt-holes.
Acetylene Gas Generator
Patent for acetylene gas generator. Illustration included.
Patent for a wagon. This invention provides new and improved running gear. Illustrations included.
Dental Instrument.
Patent for a dental-instrument holder which suitable handle allows to hold a clamping rod firmly while reaching out the difficult cavities and surfaces during the teeth cleaning.
Crude-Oil Burner.
Patent for "a crude-oil burner especially adapted for use in cooking and heating stoves and in fireplaces;" including illustrations.
Patent for a trap for the catching of small animals that can also be applied towards large animals and marine life, with illustrations.
Patent for creating a seat "to provide a spring-mounted seat for wagons which shall be strong and durable, not liable to become deranged by rough usage, which shall be comfortable for the rider, and which can be manufactured at a comparatively small cost" (lines 13-18).
End-Gate Fastener
Patent for a fastener to hold end gate and sideboards of wagon in place and attached to body of wagon. Allows for adjustment.
Hay Stacking and Loading Device.
Patent for "improvements in hay stacking and loading devices, the object of the invention being to provide means for erecting penannular stacks; and the same consists in the construction and arrangement of the parts, which includes a crane, its supporting means, and a hay-fork" (lines 10-16) including illustration.
Patent for "an improved lock for sliding doors. It is furthermore designed to provide an improved seal-lock especially arranged for car-doors and constructed to be automatically locked by the closing of the door and to give the latter an initial start or opening when the lock is being released, so as to facilitate the opening of the door and prevent sticking thereof" (lines 9-17).
Vehicle Hub
Patent for lightweight and sturdy metal wheel hub for wooden spokes, including illustration.
Patent for an invention that relates to innovations and improvements to railroad car-brakes.
Patent for a spoon designed to avoid spilling liquids, including illustrations.
Floating Body.
Patent for improvements to balloons or floating bodies in order to provide for a floating body "consisting of a flexible air or gas receiver, made to imitate or resemble animate or inanimate objects, so as to assume when inflated the shape of a human head or bust, birds, statues, animals, or any other desired object" (lines 14-19), including illustrations.
Means For Automatically Inflating Pneumatic Tires.
Patent for new and improved means for "pumping air into the tires and actuated from the wheel when the latter is in motion" (lines 18-20), including illustrations.
Patent for vehicle-axle "with removable spindles which when they become worn may be easily and quickly removed and replaced by new ones." (lines 13-15); including illustration and instructions
Gymnastic Apparatus
Patent for "improvement in aerial revolving ladders for gymnastic purposes for use in theaters, circus-tents, etc." (lines 13-15) including instructions and illustrations.
Fan Attachment for Bicycles.
Patent for an overhead fan that attaches to a bicycle and derives power from the front wheel including illustrations.
Grain-Door For Freight-Cars.
Patent for a new and useful grain door for freight cars, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in churns, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a new and useful improvement in hame fasteners, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a new and useful improvement in motors, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in rag joiners, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in rag joiners, including instructions and illustrations.
Device for Heating Sad-Irons.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in devices for heating sad irons, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a new and improved gang plow, which employs "disks turning in the soil and serving to form the furrows therein"(line 8 - 10).
Quilting Attachment for Sewing-Machines.
Patent for a support for quilting frames that can be attached to a sewing machine. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Fishing-Tool for Oil-Wells.
Patent for improvements in fishing tool for oil wells: "in connection with oil well drilling and pumping apparatus" (lines 9-10).
Patent for "a sleeve-tablet adapted to be applied to a cuff or wristband for ready access in making notes and referring thereto." (Lines 8-11) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Suspender Device.
Patent for a suspender device that is "a [rear] fastening device having a central loop, a coil, a keeper and a pin extending from the coil and engaging the keeper all formed from one piece of wire, in combination, with a slide having a linked portion surrounding and vertically movable on the central loop, and having a pair of ends or prongs projecting upward between the loop and the linked-portion of the slide to form tongues" (lines 81-90). The forward fastening devices attach to the ends of webbing.
Expansible Pulley.
Patent for "expansible pulleys, or pulleys of that character or description which may be expanded or contracted, so as to increase or decrease the circumference thereof." (Lines 15-18) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Fire-House Supporter.
Patent for a fire-hose supporter that can be stretched out, washed, and dried easily. The invention also has a hose-carrying frame that elevates the hose and allows for the hose to be quickly and easily used.