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Automatic Track Sweeping and Oiling Attachment for Street-Cars.

Description: Patent for improvements in automatic track sweeping and oiling attachments to street cars by having a transverse shaft carries a hub which has a series of brushes. When “the street car moves forward, the brushes on the transverse shaft are revolved, which sweep the rails and keep them clean.” (Lines 90-93) Illustration is included.
Date: May 12, 1891
Creator: Nesmith, Robert Henry
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Trip Gear for Power Presses.

Description: Patent for a new and improved trip-gear for power-presses. This design "consists in providing the lever connected with an ordinary reversible gearing with a cord and weight, so that when in its normal position and not in use the small friction-wheel will not come in contact with either face of the large friction wheel. The upper end of the press is provided with a notched metallic plate connected with the reversing-lever, so that when the follow-block in its upward passage passes the said plate the lever will be released, and, falling back into its normal position by the press, is immediately stopped" (lines 24-36).
Date: December 1, 1885
Creator: Wilson, Martin M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Type-Writing Machine.

Description: Patent for improvements to the type writer which allow for automatic, proper spacing between letters and words; will automatically return the carriage to the beginning of the page; and will automatically feed the inking ribbon so that the entire surface is used. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 13, 1897
Creator: Templeton, Allison
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Valve

Description: Patent for an automatic valve. Illustration included.
Date: July 19, 1904
Creator: Pinkerton, Henry S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Vehicle - Brake.

Description: Patent for a new and improved automatic vehicle brake.
Date: May 10, 1898
Creator: Elliott, Joseph Samuel
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Wagon-Brake.

Description: Patent for a new wagon brake design which allows the break to be automatically set, with illustrations.
Date: February 2, 1897
Creator: Elliot, Joseph Samuel
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Water Trap for Cisterns and Other Receptacles.

Description: Patent for a new and improved water-trap. This design consists in "the combination, with a bent main pipe, of a vessel secured on the said main pipe and connected at its top with the interior of the said main pipe, a pin held on the bottom of the said vessel, a fixed sleeve provided with a spiral groove and engaged by said pin, a grooved pin held in the said fixed sleeve and resting at its top end on the bottom of the said pin, a roped connected with the said grooved pin, and a weight held on the said rope to counterbalance the said main pipe and vessel" (lines 103-114).
Date: August 7, 1888
Creator: Pickering, Charles H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Weighing-Machine

Description: Patent for "an automatic weighing-machine possessing simplicity, accuracy, and capable of continuous and automatic operation" (lines 13-16).
Date: March 12, 1901
Creator: Perry, Frank S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Weighing-Machine

Description: Patent for new weighing machine and hopper dispensing cotton-seed meal, including illustrations
Date: March 12, 1901
Creator: Perry, Frank S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Weighing Mechanism for Elevators, &c.

Description: Patent for "means for automatically indicating the amount of weight placed" (lines 10-11) within an elevator cage or platform with illustrations.
Date: September 21, 1886
Creator: Sanger, Isaac S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Weighing-Scale.

Description: Patent for an automatic weighing-scale meant to be connected to a pneumatic conveyer to weigh cotton, grain, or other products. The invention weighs "any amount to which its scale may be set, and then cutting off the supply and emptying itself, when it may be reset, preferably by hand, to repeat the weighing operation" (lines 18-22).
Date: July 9, 1895
Creator: Schulze, Andrew
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Awning

Description: Patent for an improvement in Awnings, that include interchangeable parts that can be permanent or easily detached pending on the situation. Included are detailed illustrations.
Date: November 9, 1886
Creator: Ferrel, Alexander
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Awning.

Description: Patent for a new and improved awning. This design consists in "[t]he awning frame, consisting of the pivoted curved rods, pivoted sectional braces pivotally connected to said rods, and the holding or suspending bars pivoted to said rods and having series of adjusting-apertures engaging pins or studs of said braces" (lines 74-79).
Date: January 14, 1890
Creator: Allen, William B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Awning Bracket.

Description: Patent for a new and improved awning bracket. This design "relates to awning-brackets of that class which are secured to the wall of the building over the sidewalk, and secure themselves without the use of posts, &c. The invention has for its object to provide a self-sustaining bracket possessing superior advantages in point of simplicity, inexpensiveness, durability, and general efficiency" (lines 9-16).
Date: August 14, 1883
Creator: Rodgers, Ranzil H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Awning-Bracket.

Description: Patent for a rigid, strong, and adjustable to different inclinations awning-bracket meant to be permanently attached to a building. It can be folded for shipment or storage.
Date: January 14, 1896
Creator: Harry, Owen K.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Axle.

Description: Patent for improvement in axles by using a “combination of a bar, two skeins and means for holding the skeins in place upon the bar,” (lines 17-18) includes illustration.
Date: March 31, 1891
Creator: Stewart, John A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Axle Box.

Description: Patent for a new and improved self-oiling axle box. This design utilizes a sleeve with several small, oil-filled holes to be placed between the spindle and the axle box, which lubricates the machine and reduces friction. A nut keeps the spindle and axle box together.
Date: April 26, 1881
Creator: Barnes, Thomas J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Axle-Box.

Description: Patent for a simple, inexpensive, and durable wheel-axle box that is "adapted to contain a supply of lubricating material and constructed to feed the same continuously to the axle-spindle to prevent overheating, and furthermore, to provide means for preventing ingress of dust" (lines 9-14).
Date: November 19, 1895
Creator: Casto, Tony Lo
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Axle Box.

Description: Patent for a new and improved axle-box. This design "relates to that class of axle-boxes in which anti-friction devices are employed for enabling the wheel to revolve on the axle with as little friction and wear as possible. [The] invention consists in providing anti-friction rods or rollers arranged between the axle and the vehicle-hub, and held in place in an improved manner" (lines 8-16).
Date: September 10, 1889
Creator: Hobron, Charles B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Axle-Box.

Description: Patent for an axle-box for vehicle wheels that "contains a lubricant-receiving recess from which the lubricant is automatically fed to the spindle of the axle as necessity may occasion" (lines 10-13).
Date: May 8, 1894
Creator: Casto, Tony Lo
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Axle Box for Locomotives.

Description: Patent for a new and improved axle-box for locomotives. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a pedestal, of an axle-box mounted to slide vertically in the said pedestal, a second axle-box mounted with one side in a bearing in the said pedestal, and a connecting-rod secured to the last-named axle-box and pivotally connected with the first-named axle-box" (lines 67-73).
Date: April 2, 1889
Creator: Chase, Ransford T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Axle Box for Locomotives.

Description: Patent for a new and improved axle-box for locomotives. This design "has relation to self-adjusting wedges for axle or driving boxes for locomotives, and has for its objects to produce a wedge that is controlled by a spring, which can be readily and easily adjusted for removing the pounding and lost motion between the axle-box and pedestal" (lines 11-17).
Date: May 21, 1889
Creator: Carlson, Frank August
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Axle-Box for Vehicles

Description: Patent for axle box for vehicles "in which after the axle and axle-boxes have been worm by use the lost motion can be taken up by interposing a tightening-washer and spring between the axle-box and nut, so the the axle-box of the wheel is restored to the same condition.(10-15)
Date: October 22, 1902
Creator: McFarland, Julian
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Axle-Lubricator.

Description: Patent for an axle lubricator that continuously lubricates an axle through a hollow nut in the end of the hub bushing, and the oil cup can be refilled easily and without removing the wheel.
Date: December 5, 1893
Creator: Miller, William J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department