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Mail Bag Catchers and Deliverer
Patent for a mail bag catcher and deliverer. This invention is designed for the retrieval and delivery of mailbags by passing trains. Illustration included.
Railway Switch
Patent for railway switch. Illustration included.
Patent for a plow. This plow is equipped with a cutter or knife that follows the furrow to guide the plow blade. Illustration included.
Patent for a spring heel made to absorb shocks from walking and to provide overall support for the heel. Illustrations included.
Patent for improvements to bolt cutters, in terms of construction and efficiency. The improvement includes "oppositely-disposed jaw members, having v-shaped cutting edges" (lines 36-37). Includes illustrations.
Patent for a gate latch "comprising pivoted arms having hooked front ends which are normally spread out" (lines 85-87), including illustrations.
Patent for a Nut-Clipper with a special "cutting-jaw" (line 91-92), which is designed to detach rusted nuts from bolts.
Foot Covering Cleaner
Patent for a covered boot or shoe scrapper. Illustration included.
Lemon Juice Extractor
Patent for a lemon juice extractor. Illustration included.
Oil Burner
Patent for an oil burner. Illustrations included.
Flue Expander
Patent for a flue expander. This invention is a tool for expanding boiler flues in flue sheets. Illustration included.
Distribution And Information Board
Patent for a distribution and information boards. This invention is intended to as a graphic reference chart for railway systems. Illustrations included.
Compound Engine
Patent for a compound railroad engine. This design is capable of operating under conditions resulting from an accident, the ability to start under full load via live steam to both the high and low pressure cylinders, and its working parts may be operated with one or both compounds. Illustration included.
Hitching Device
Patent for hitching device. Illustration included.
Vestibule Stock Car
Patent for vestibule stock rail car. Illustration included.
Stalk Cutter
Patent for a stalk cutter. Illustration included.
Cattle Guard
Patent for a cattle guard. This cattle guard is a useful improvement in use on railway-tracks.
Dental Mold.
Patent for dental mold, it is an improvement on patent no. 700855, by the same inventor. The improvement was to have open sides and large exit at the bottom of the lower neck of the mold, and a flask having a wide inlet in order to keep the molten metal from contact with the metal of the mold to avoid being suddenly cooled. (Lines 19-23) Illustration is included.
Pumping Apparatus.
Patent for improvements to a pumping apparatus "to provide a simple, inexpensive, and easily-operated apparatus through the medium of which water may be forced from a well, stream, or other source of supply by the weight of a person" (lines 14-18).
Patent for rein guides to support a harness and guide horses. The device yields little space during storage and transportation.
Cultivator Attachment.
Patent for cultivator attachment that is useful in breaking up the soil at opposite side of the plants and leveling the ground between the rows. It can be adjusted to any desired angle (vertical, horizontal) or level (up and down).
Oil Burner
Patent for an oil burner. This invention is designed to not allow air in the burner proper except at the point of combustion. Illustration included.
Patent for oil-burner that is used by being connected to a steam-boiler. It is simply constructed to produce a very high degree of heat with a comparatively small amount of hydrocarbon oil.
Vending Machine
Patent for a vending machine. Illustrations included.
Patent for Locomotive-headlights, "and has for its principal object to so construct the lamp and its casing as to permit of the lighting or adjusting the lamp-blaze from the back of the headlight box…” (lines 8-13) including illustrations.
Vending Machine
Patent for a vending machine. Illustration included.
Metallic End Yoke For Railway Cars
Patent for a metallic end yoke for railway cars. Illustrations included.
Word Counting Attachment for Type Writers
Patent for a word counting attachment for type writers.
Grave Filler.
Patent for a grave-filling machine, which transports dirt into the hole of the grave.
Patent for a display rack.
Pumping Apparatus.
Patent for a "pumping, or water-elevating apparatus," (line 9) including illustrations.
Casting Dental Plates.
Patent for casting dental plates which builds upon a previous patent by the same inventor, Patent No. 633,222, accepted on September 19, 1899. This patent professes to eliminate previous issues with casting metal such as pinholes and air bubbles that create imperfections in the dental plates.
Bailing Press
Patent for a baling press. This invention combines a truck and horse that facilitates the pressing of hay.
Method of Exterminating Johnson Grass.
Patent for a method to kill Johnson grass (Sorghum halepense) by repeatedly breaking up the ground around the plant during winter.
Patent for "a planter-carriage frame adapted to carry a cotton-seed hopper having novel and peculiar means for feeding the cotton-seed in planting the same, so that the same frams may be employed for both hopper without alteration of either hopper or frame" (lines 11-17).
Patent for improvement in plows by first connecting a furrow-shoe to the moldboard, and second, by provide means for operating the plow-point to make a deep or shallow furrow and for raising and lowering covering-plows simultaneously when the plow is in operation. (Lines 13-20) Illustration is included.
Embroidery Attachment for Sewing-Machines
Patent for pressing device of sewing machine that will be in operative engagement with the needle to enable efficient stitching and embroidery work.
Patent for improvements in plows by employing moldboards on both left and right side of the plow; with a shoe or land slide fixed to the plow-beam extension. Then use a V-clamp to secure the plow-handles and a bracket to secure the moldboards and plow-point. This construction will allow free movement of the plow-point and moldboard up and down or vertically without lifting the shoe from the furrow. Illustration is included.
Patent for "an apparatus for emptying sandboxes of locomotives" (lines 13-14) "operated by compressed air to elevate and discharge sand, water, &c." (lines 10-11).
Lubricating Apparatus
Patent for "lubricating the bearings of locomotives while moving or standing still." (lines 8-10)
Dental Dam-Holder.
Patent for improvement in dental dam-holders.
Patent for a new and useful hose coupling, including instructions and illustrations.
Method Of Apparatus For Casting Dental Aluminium Plates.
Patent for a new and improved method of and apparatus for casting dental aluminium plates, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in governors, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in governors, including instructions and illustrations.
Liquid for Exterminating Grass or Similar Growths.
Patent for a new and useful liquid for exterminating grass or similar growths, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in railroad-ties.
Automatic Stopping Mechanism for Engines.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in automatic stopping mechanism for engines.
Rail Bond For Electric Railroads
Patent for improvement to rail-bonds for electrical railroads to aid in maintaining electrical contact, which will then reduce the loosening of parts which results in broken contact. Illustrations and instructions are included.
Gas-Vent for Molds.
Patent for a gas-vent for molds. Its object is "to provide a simple and cheap construction whereby free escape of the gas or air is permitted form the mold into which molten metals...are to be poured for the purpose of forming a casting" (lines 12-18). Construction of the vent may vary.