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Improvement in Post Hole Diggers

Description: Patent for a new design of post hole digger, with a single overlapping metal blade formed into a circular triangular form.
Date: October 7, 1879
Creator: Needham, Hiram K.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oil Can Spout.

Description: Patent for new improvements to oil can where an attachment to the can is made and acts as both a stopper and a spout
Date: October 10, 1911
Creator: Melvin, Joe D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railway-Rail Joint.

Description: Patent for improved railway rail joints, including illustrations.
Date: November 2, 1909
Creator: Finley, Alfred P. ; A. P. Finley
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Animal-Trap.

Description: Patent for an improved self-setting trap that can capture and kill animals while preventing them from reaching the bait.
Date: August 28, 1906
Creator: Sheridan, William H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Swab Holder

Description: Patent for improvements in swab-holders consisting of a sectional box or cup containing fibrous material to apply a lubricating oil for the piston-rod to reduce friction and wear on the rod.
Date: July 10, 1906
Creator: Bruce. J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combination-Tool

Description: Patent for a combination-tool which includes a putty-knife and hammer and claw. The idea is that when one tool is in use, the other portion can be closed away.
Date: May 22, 1906
Creator: Carlton, Thomas R.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Piston-Rod Connection

Description: Patent for a connector between a cross-head and a piston-rod that reduces strain by using a double taper and binder elements in line with the thrust of the piston-rod to prevent fractures and breaks as a result of the end thrust.
Date: April 17, 1906
Creator: McElvaney, Charles T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wood-Boring Machine.

Description: Patent for a wood boring machine "which is especially adapted to bore holes of extreme length in columns or like structural members by cutting away only a portion of the wood forming hole in same" (lines 11-15).
Date: March 13, 1906
Creator: Bible, Hunley & Robinson, Lee A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hame and Trace Connector.

Description: Patent for a hame and trace connector. "The object of the invention is to provide a hame and trace connection having means to prevent the parts of the same from becoming disconnected." (lines 14-17)
Date: March 6, 1906
Creator: Lindsay, George F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Solid-Rim Wood Column.

Description: Patent for a new construction for wooden columns that were previously produced by joining strips of wood together.
Date: February 27, 1906
Creator: Robinson, Lee A. & Bible, Hunley
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a plow improvement specifying the method in which the handle attaches to the beam of the plow. Parts of the plow are adjustable.
Date: February 6, 1906
Creator: Baker, Jefferson H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Reed-Organ.

Description: Patent for a cheap and simple reed-board that provides a uniform tone that is produced through the register or registers and allows the freedom of communication between the reed-cells and pipe or resonance cells.
Date: January 30, 1906
Creator: Preston, Percy C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hog Trough

Description: Patent for "new and useful Improvements in Hog-Troughs" (lines 5-6).
Date: December 5, 1905
Creator: Bookout, Hugh B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acetylene-Gas Generator

Description: 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.
Date: November 14, 1905
Creator: Menczer, Samuel A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Skiving Machine

Description: Patent for a skiving device. This invention is adapted to skive leather straps with intent for use as harness and belting. Illustration included.
Date: August 22, 1905
Creator: Emerson, George W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Carpet Fastening

Description: Patent for carpet fastening. Illustrations included.
Date: June 2, 1905
Creator: Voelkle, George W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Can

Description: Patent for a can. Illustration included.
Date: February 4, 1905
Creator: Hanna, Richard
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wrench

Description: Patent for a wrench. Illustration included.
Date: November 17, 1904
Creator: Hunter, Arthur G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Device For Pressing Trousers

Description: Patent for a device for pressing trousers. Illustration included.
Date: October 28, 1904
Creator: Smith, William A. & McBee, Allan M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Coupling

Description: Patent for rail car coupling. Illustration included.
Date: October 19, 1904
Creator: Rowell, Charles W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acetylene Gas Generator

Description: Patent for an acetylene gas generator. Illustrations included.
Date: August 29, 1904
Creator: Wallace, William A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acetylene Gas Generator

Description: Patent for an acetylene gas generator. Illustration included.
Date: August 19, 1904
Creator: Dickey, John Splann
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acetylene Gas Generator

Description: Patent for acetylene gas generator. Illustration included.
Date: June 14, 1904
Creator: Gribble, William A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Harness Attachment

Description: Patent for a harness attachment. Illustrations included.
Date: May 26, 1904
Creator: Anderson, Samuel C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department