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Railway Signaling Mechanism

Description: Patent for a railway signaling mechanism. This invention "relates to certain new and useful improvements in electric railway and block signaling in which means are provided for indicating in the engine cab to the engineer the condition of the road ahead" (lines 9-13). Illustrations included.
Date: 19
Creator: Adams, Edwin Johnson
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Horse-Releaser

Description: Patent for a horse releaser that allows the quick removal of horses from a vehicle in case of an emergency.
Date: September 10, 1912
Creator: Burleson, James R.
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Tire-Protector.

Description: Patent for an adjustable protective shield for automobile tires, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 2, 1912
Creator: Day, Alfred H.
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Railway-Tie.

Description: Patent for a composite railway tie that is durable and adjustable and can be used for both trolley and steam rail systems.
Date: April 23, 1912
Creator: Ogden, James D.
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Cigar-Box Clip.

Description: Patent for an inexpensive improvement to cigar box clips or clamps, that will make it easier for the box to be left open at a tilted angle, for the purpose of displaying the cigars or other objects inside.
Date: November 21, 1911
Creator: Holder, Andrew Thomas.
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Lamp Attachment.

Description: Patent for a lamp attachment that will decrease the likelihood of a lamp explosion and allow liquids to be heated over the lamp. The attachment has a top plate which prevents insects or other debris from igniting and falling into the lamp chimney, therefore decreasing the potential for a lamp explosion. The attachment also has a perforated cylinder that rests on top of the lamp chimney and can support a vessel for heating liquids.
Date: October 31, 1911
Creator: Lehmann, Hugo
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Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper, where the hoes rotate in an elliptical shape rather than a circle.
Date: August 2, 1910
Creator: Gibson, Rupert R.
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Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper with mechanically operated hoes that go in an ellipse across the ground.
Date: March 15, 1910
Creator: Gibson, Rupert R.
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Oil-Burner

Description: Patent for an oil burner for refined oil which vaporizes all the oil put into the burner.
Date: May 4, 1909
Creator: Breckenridge, William D.
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