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Accident Brake Appliance

Description: Patent for an accident brake appliance for trains.
Date: November 15, 1910
Creator: Troutt, Martin E.

Acetylene-Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in acetylene gas generators, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 25, 1899
Creator: Bateman, Talbot O.

Acetylene Gas Generator

Description: Patent for an acetylene gas generator. Illustration included.
Date: December 13, 1898
Creator: Lewis, Thomas, E.

Acetylene Gas Generator

Description: Patent for an acetylene gas generator. Illustration included.
Date: February 13, 1906
Creator: Little, Leander H.

Acetylene Gas Generator

Description: Patent for an acetylene gas generator. This invention is designed to be automatic, use non-freezing fluids, and work on railway trains or ships. Illustrations included.
Date: March 9, 1906
Creator: Woodson, Jacob W.

Acetylene-Gas Generator

Description: Patent for a acetylene gas generator with an improved valve for sending carbide into the generator which is more efficient and cheaper to make.
Date: July 30, 1907
Creator: Menczer, Samuel A.

Acetylene-Gas Machine

Description: Patent for a acetylene gas machine that automatically controls the flow of carbid or gas producing material into the generator "by means of a float and lever connection with the valve of the carbid hopper" (lines 19-21).
Date: May 7, 1907
Creator: Ricketts, James R.

Adjuster for Locomotive-Headlights

Description: Patent for a mechanism for adjusting and mounting train headlights. Illustrations included.
Date: January 27, 1909
Creator: McCoy, Olan B.

Advertising Clock

Description: Patent for an advertising clock. This invention is designed to display advertisement at regular intervals. Illustration included.
Date: March 11, 1908
Creator: Barnett, John Beverly & Turner, W. N.

Advertising-Machine

Description: Patent for an advertising machine for displaying various advertising cards in a motorized machine that displays all the different cards as it goes around in a circle.
Date: April 18, 1911
Creator: Helm, Virgil L.

Aerial Navigating Apparatus.

Description: Patent for an aerial navigating apparatus with more details of combinations, construction, and presentation of parts.
Date: July 25, 1911
Creator: Flanagan, Henry.

Aerial Ship

Description: Patent for "a ship for navigating the air, which shall be almost or quite as easily governed and controlled as regards its course of travel, irrespective of the direction of the wind and in other respects, as a ship provided with propelling means, used to sail in or through the water" (lines 9-15).
Date: April 19, 1892
Creator: Riddle, William Nelson

Air-Compressor.

Description: Patent for "new and useful improvements for air-compressors" (lines 5-6), with instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 20, 1886
Creator: Harrold, Mahlon

Air-Cycle

Description: Patent for an air cycle that allows a person to fly by pedaling. Illustrations included.
Date: April 3, 1911
Creator: Price, Joseph H.

Alarm System

Description: Patent for a fire alarm system which activates when a certain temperature is detected by the device.
Date: May 25, 1909
Creator: Giese, Leo

Analgetic Bandage.

Description: Patent for a new and useful "analgetic bandage for curing headaches and oher disorders of the nervous system" (line 5-7) including illustrations.
Date: May 13, 1902
Creator: Ray, Thomas, L.

Angle-Cock.

Description: Patent for "a locking device for the train pipe valve or plug, and a connection separate from the train pipe and under the control of the engineer, to manipulate the said locking device and secure the valve or plug in position." (Lines 13-18) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 19, 1895
Creator: Waldron, William J.

Angle-Cock.

Description: Patent for "a new and improved angle-cock so constructed that the plug cannot be turned by an unauthorized person without the knowledge of the engineer in charge of the train." (Lines 8-12) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 25, 1896
Creator: Waldron, William J.

Animal-Feed Device

Description: Patent for an animal feed device that is collapsible and that can be suspended from fences, vehicle wheels, other structures, the ground, or the animal itself. (lines 10-15
Date: December 12, 1905
Creator: Russell, George Washington

Animal-Trap

Description: Patent for an animal trap whose specially designed cylinders play a crucial role in tiring the animal while it is struggling to escape the trap doors Ultimately, succumbing to exhaustion and hastening its drowning in the trap's water reservoir.
Date: January 14, 1913
Creator: Link, William A

Anti-Freezing Tank Valve.

Description: Patent for a new and improved tank valve. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the tank, its valve and lever, and valve-rod, of the frost-chamber having an annular space to receive the non-freezing compound, the stuffing-box around the rod and screw-threaded at the ends, and the screw-threaded caps . . . having necks and flanges" (lines 7-13).
Date: June 11, 1889
Creator: Barrett, William Henry

Anti-Oscillating Attachment for Street-Cars.

Description: Patent for an improved anti-oscillating attachment for street-cars. It has a car truck, equalizing pivoting bars secured between the truck ends, cushions on either side of the bars, adjustable bolts that hold the bars in place, and springs between the bolts.
Date: July 10, 1894
Creator: Chollar, Benjamin F.