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Barrel

Description: Patent for ventilated barrels for shipment of fruits, vegetables, meat, and other articles in order to remain fresh
Date: February 28, 1882
Creator: McCormick, Willis B.

Motor.

Description: Patent for a new and improved motor. This design consists "[i]n a fan motor, the V-shaped frame, the shafts journaled in the upper corners thereof, the ratchet-wheels and spur-wheels secured to said shafts, the spring-actuated pawls pivoted to the frame and engaging the ratchet-wheels, sleeves loose on shafts, and having the spur-wheels fast to said sleeves, the volute springs with their inner ends fast to shafts and their outer ends fast to wheels, the winding-shafts having the pinions engaging wheels, the shaft between [the other] shafts having the pinion, engaging wheels" (lines 19-30).
Date: February 5, 1889
Creator: Heinsohn, Ernst Theodor & Hoffmann, John

Umbrella and Sun Shade.

Description: Patent for a new and improved (sun) umbrella. This design utilizes an adjustable metal frame that can be attached to a piece of equipment (e.g., a tractor) or worn comfortably by a person. This allows for hands-free use while being protected from the sun and/or rain.
Date: February 8, 1881
Creator: Gray, Hiram Balderston.