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Agricultural Implement

Description: Patent for an agricultural implement. This invention is a "novel construction of standard and plow-point, cultivator shovel, rake-tooth, or like implement" (lines 11-14). Illustrations included.
Date: May 5, 1904
Creator: Herrod, Howard H., Jr.

Air-Brake Mechanism.

Description: Patent for "a new and useful air-brake mechanisms in relation to a pressure controller and distributer designed to perform the several independent and joint functions of a triple valve, a pressure-retaining valve, and a pressure relief or reducing valve."
Date: May 29, 1900
Creator: Dillander, John

Apparatus for Coupling and Uncoupling Cars

Description: Patent for "a coupling of such construction as will permit the coupling and uncoupling of the cars to be effected by the engineer and to be entirely and at all times under his perfect control" (lines 16-20).
Date: July 8, 1890
Creator: McWhirter, Robert & Scheble, Eugene S.


Description: Patent for "...a Bailing-Press for Making Cylindrical Bales of Cotton..." (lines 5-6) including illustrations.
Date: January 21, 1902
Creator: Jones, Isaac Van Zandt


Description: Patent for improvement to cylindrical baling-press for packing cotton, cotton-seed hulls, bran and similar objects into cylindrical bales, including illustrations.
Date: December 24, 1901
Creator: Jones, Isaac Van Zandt


Description: Patent for "a new and improved machine of this character embodying continuous power mechanism, whereby the plunger is automatically operated. . .the employment, in connection with the press, of a plunger provided with a spring-actuated face, whereby the plunger is caused to rebound after each stroke for the purpose herein specified. . .to provide tension mechanism whereby both sides of the baling-chamber are tightened or released by a single adjustment" (13-26).
Date: June 18, 1889
Creator: Paty, John F. & Bigham, Ambrose W.


Description: Patent for an improved baling press for hay, cotton, and similar materials granted to Charles M. Stone.
Date: March 10, 1885
Creator: Stone, Charles M.

Baling Press.

Description: Patent for a new and improved baling press. This design is "to place two baling-chambers at a suitable angle to each other and to connect both of the followers to the same sweep; to attach each of the filling-doors of the baling-chambers to the sweep, so that when one door closes from its own weight the other will be opened by the movement of the sweep, and to provide each of the filling doors with an automatically-acting bolt mechanism, whereby the movement of the follower bolts the door, so that it cannot be opened upward by the pressure of hay that is being pressed" (lines 15-26).
Date: March 4, 1890
Creator: Spencer, Anderson Hood


Description: Patent for "a press of this character by means of which a direct stroke will be given to the plunger, the latter permitted to rebound by the recoil of the hay, and the hay properly held in position" (lines 8-12).
Date: May 21, 1889
Creator: Hallam, Leigh H.


Description: Patent for new and improved construction of the class of machine baling press.
Date: October 29, 1889
Creator: Forniraseo, Domaneco

Baling Press.

Description: Patent for a new and improved baling press. This design "consists in the combination, with the follower, the right-and-left-screw, and nuts, of the hinged levers and the bars swiveled thereto; also, in the combination . . . of the slotted bars, the hinged socket, and the swiveled arms; also, in the combination, with the nuts having shoulders and the hinged levers having forked up ends, of the anti-friction rollers journaled in recesses in the said nuts; also . . . of the curved and flattened swiveled arms, whereby the lower ends of the said follower-bars can have a lateral movement" (lines 23-38).
Date: March 21, 1882
Creator: Jones, Isaac Van Zandt

Baling - Press.

Description: Patent for a baling press, “an improvement in that class of automatic presses adapted for baling hay, cotton, excelsior and similar materials.” (lines 8-10) including illustrations.
Date: October 21, 1902
Creator: Curry, Monroe & Roberts, William P.

Baling Press

Description: Patent for Baling Press
Date: August 4, 1903
Creator: Jones, Isaac V.

Baling Press

Description: Patent for a bailing press. Illustrations included.
Date: March 2, 1906
Creator: Peschel, Otto J.

Baling Press

Description: Patent for a baling press. This invention provides a lever and connection to move the plunger to the sliding fulcrum. Illustration included.
Date: August 2, 1905
Creator: Woodward, Lemuel A.

Band Cutter and Feeder.

Description: Patent for an improvement of band-cutters, involving cutting bands and spreading grain in regulated quantities and intervals. Includes illustration.
Date: October 28, 1890
Creator: Izard, William H.


Description: Patent for a bed. This invention is designed for invalids that also provides a bed pan. Illustration included.
Date: June 18, 1906
Creator: Myers, Nancy S. A. E.


Description: Patent for improvements in beehives: "invention is to improve the construction of beehives and to provide a simple and efficient one, which will permit food to be readily supplied to the bees when desired and enable the apiarian to have him to cut bee entrances to the same." (lines 9-15).
Date: October 19, 1897
Creator: Tucker, John Q.


Description: Patent for a beehive that is meant "to provide for the ready or convenient "robbing" of the hive without subjecting the bees to injury , as experienced in the old way, by smoking the bees out of the hive" (lines 16-20).
Date: March 21, 1893
Creator: Hawkins, Jackson D. & Ray, Francis M.

Boring and Tenoning Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved combined hollow auger attachment and felly-boring machine. This design "relates to an improved felly-boring machine which is adapted with slight adjustment to co-operate with a hollow auger for forming the tenons on the spokes. [The] invention consists in the construction of the frame, the clamp for securing it to the spokes or felly-supports, and in the means for holding and adjusting the auger" (lines 14-21).
Date: April 24, 1883
Creator: Ryan, William H.

Boring Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved boring machine. This design "consists in the construction and novel arrangement of a circularly-adjustable rod carrying a pressure screw, an adjustable arm arranged on said rod and having its end or head concave on its underside and provided with bearing indentations or punctures, and a brace having a bearing end corresponding in form to said bearing indentations or punctures" (lines 16-24).
Date: November 23, 1880
Creator: Forniraseo, Domaneco


Description: Patent for a new and improved buckle. This design is "to provide a device to be applied upon the rump of the animal for the purpose of attachment of the back-strap, the trace-bearers or breeching-straps, and the crupper-strap without sewing. [The] device comprises, essentially, a frame carrying a buckle for the attachment of the back-strap and one for the attachment of the crupper, and a loop for retaining the trace or breeching carrying straps or hip-straps" (lines 9-18).
Date: August 10, 1886
Creator: Kay, William V.


Description: Patent for a buckle. Illustration included.
Date: May 2, 1908
Creator: Allen, Orcenith F.

Buggy-Top Attachment.

Description: Patent for a new and useful buggy top attachment, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 13, 1899
Creator: Peikert, Albert