Texas Patents - Browse

Patent for a vehicle wheel (specifically for automobiles) that has high resiliency because of conical interacting pressure surfaces using springs mounted in the hub of the wheel rim.
Whiffletree Attachment
Patent for device which attaches swingle trees to double trees and decreases shocks and jerks experienced by the tree of a vehicle.
Vending Machine
Patent for improvements in vending machines.
Aerial Navigating Apparatus.
Patent for an aerial navigating apparatus with more details of combinations, construction, and presentation of parts.
Design for a Badge, Button, or similar article.
Patent for design for a badge, button or similar article demonstrating the logo for the National Anti-Tipping League.
Collapsible Coffee-Pot.
Patent for a new and improved collapsible coffee pot and similar receptacles, including illustrations.
Poultry Feeding and Watering Device
Patent for "new and useful poultry feeding and watering device" (lines 5-7), including illustration and instructions.
Buckle Connection.
Patent for a new buckle connection design "which is peculiarly adaptable to harness" (lines 10-11) including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a new lemon squeezer design for "table purposes" (line 15) and "to provide a sanitary lemon squeezer" (lines 19-20) including instructions and illustrations.
Safety-Brake for Elevators
Patent for lateral pawls to brake the elevator in the event of a cable brake.
Adjustable Light Shade and Reflector.
Patent for a new adjustable light shade and reflector with "a shade and a support therefor so provided with joints that the shade may be given any desired angle of reflection, relative to the light, and its relative distance from the light may be regulated" (lines 13-17), which includes illustrations and instructions.
Paper-Hanging Machine.
Patent for "new and useful Improvements in Paper-Hanging Machines" (lines 5-7) including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a new design "in armor or protectors for pneumatic tires" (line 13) including instructions and illustrations.
Interchangeable Illuminated Sign.
Patent for Improvements in new illuminated signs.
Derailing Device.
Patent for a "portable derailing device" (line 13) including illustrations.
Patent for an improved cultivator that is easy to guide and operate, possesses increased durability, and is inexpensive to construct.
Floor-Surfacing Machine.
Patent for a new floor-surfacing machine that is "pivotally mounted upon supporting carriers and carrying an abrading roller which may be forced into contact with the floor to be smoothed, or withdrawn from said contact by operating the machine upon its pivoted support" (lines 11-18), which includes illustrations and instructions.
Patent for improvements to fire engines, designed for rural use and places where water may be scarce by the inclusion of storage tank and a pump.
Matrices and Blanks for making Tablets.
Patent for Matrix Blocks.
Patent for new and useful improvement to pruning shears, including illustrations.
Patent for a coffee mill that utilizes an electric motor for power (grinding).
Window-Shade and Roller
Patent for a Window-Shade and Roller that does not use springs or analogous devices to coil the curtain around the roller. This device rolls the curtain more evenly.
Patent for "an improved wire stretcher especially adapted for use in localities where trees or other stationary objects from which to pull are scarce" (lines 11-15).
Swinging Gate.
Patent for "a self closing swinging gate" (line 9) including illustrations.
Patent for improvements in the apparatus for making producer gas to provide a safer and more effective gas storage unit.
Wheeled Scraper.
Patent for improvements on the scoop-like body of a wheeled scraper. Includes illustrations.
Patent for a target throwing device which is an enhanced tool to efficiently target objects and is most useful for marksmen, including illustrations.
" I have invented a new and useful Piano, which relates to other instruments of similar types utilizing sounding boards. To provide sound waves that may be controlled so as to increase or diminish the volume of sound produced by the instruments..." Norcross, Levi. (1910). Piano. United States Patent Office. Retrieved from http://edit.texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth508385/view/#page/3/mode/1up.
Check-Valve for Locomotive-Boilers and the Like.
Patent for "an improvement in check valves particularly adapted for use on locomotive boilers" (lines 9-11) with illustrations.
Railway-Rail Joint.
Patent for improved railway rail joints, including illustrations.
Patent for the improvements in vapor burners to produce a simple and inexpensive burner that accurately regulates the amount of oil fed, and can be readily cleaned.
Sheaf-Carrier for Binders
Patent for sheaf carrier for binders which allows sheaves to be gathered without danger of them being dumped or dislodged and allow for automation of sheaf carrier arms.
Attachment for Planters
Patent for attachment for planters, provides a simple, inexpensive, easily-applied, and effectively operating attachmentc for cotton, corn, or other seed-planting machines in which is included a truck or a carriage whereby a sweep-plow can be connected with the planter truck or carriage for laying out a furrow and covering the seed (Johnson, 1902).
Design for a Jar.
Patent for ornamental design on jar depicting the logo for the Jersey-Creme drink company
Device for Making Castings.
Patent for "making castings of various kinds, and more especially for making castings for dental use" (lines 10-12) including illustrations.
Patent for Plowing
Patent for crossings for railway tracks and particularly to means for closing the cut in the rails made for the flanges of the wheels, and the object is to provide sliding members which can be easily operated to close the slot or cut in the crossing rails for the flanges of the wheels so that a continuous tread will be formed for every wheel that passes over the crossing and to provide a mechanism for the tracks.
Composition for Tanning
Patent for new and useful improvements in compounds for tanning, using water, four gallons, fluid extract of phytolacca or common poke root, quarter of an ounce, gum gambier, four pounds, and alum, one pound.
Patent for a flexible chute that attaches to the window frame. The chute uses hinges or a pivot so it can be moved out of the way when not is use.
Garment-Fitting Device.
Patent for a series of flexible bands and tapes to be used for efficient fitting of garments with regards to seam lines and marking patterns upon cloth by measuring the waist, skirt, and sleeve areas.
Harness Saddle
Patent is for "improvements in harness saddles" (lines 6-7) that will "not injure animals' backs and which will be automatically adjustable to a back of any size or shape."
Dressmaker's Skirt-Measuring Device.
Patent for a measuring device and stand to locate the proper placement of tucks, ruffles, and trimmings on a woman's skirt.
Patent for "new and useful Improvements in Can-Openers." (line 5-6) including instructions and illustrations.
Plug for Lubricator-Cups.
Patent for a lubricator cup and plug system typically used with rods and crank pins. The improvements prevent plug loss and alter the cup to be “readily placed in position or removed therefrom and the plug can be adjusted as required” (lines15-18). Includes illustrations and detailed part description.
Patent for "new and useful improvements in stirrups" (lines 5-6), including illustration and instructions.
Patent for a motor vehicle of an ordinary farm type wagon.
Rail Joint, Chair, and Tie.
Patent for simple, reliable and efficient means to prevent the rails from spreading or sinking at the joins. Also to provide a metal tie designed to pass through the rail chairs at the rail joints.
Vehicle -Spindle
Patent for Spindles of light vehicles
Patent for a skate which has a special foot-plate that detaches. The invention is intended to be simple and inexpensive while still effective and long-lasting.
Patent for an animal trap and is spring actuated. Illustration included.