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Wind-Motor.

Description: Patent for wind motors that has new and useful improvements," is simple and durable in its constructions, very effective and powerful in operation, transmits the force of a series of wind-wheels to a common shaft for driving pumps or other machines" (lines 11-16).
Date: December 16, 1902
Creator: Cochran, James M.

Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for washing machine. Objective is to make the machine inexpensive and capable of washing clothes with rapid cycles without any harm to the fabric.
Date: August 5, 1902
Creator: Sparkman, William

Farm Fence

Description: Patent for fence constructed of barbed wire and smooth guard-wire enclosed in the fence wires to prevent livestock of injury.
Date: February 19, 1901
Creator: Teague, George W.

Saw-Set.

Description: Patent for an improved saw set with improved jaw design to improve locking of saw. This saw set makes up part of a saw filing machine.
Date: September 11, 1902
Creator: Smith, John D.

Adjustable Window-Shade Hanger.

Description: Patent for a window-shade hanger that can be "adjusted to fit windows of various widths and shaderollers which vary in length and which may be readily put up and taken down." (lines 18-21) including illustration.
Date: August 29, 1905
Creator: Neale, Albert S.

Buggy-Top Attachment.

Description: Patent for improvements in "the construction of buggy-top attachments and to provide a simple, inexpensive, and efficient device adapted to be easily and quickly attached to and detached from the top of a buggy or other vehicle and capable of forming a complete extension of the same to protect the occupants of the vehicle from the weather" (lines 11-18), including illustrations.
Date: August 14, 1900
Creator: Stockton, Harris C.

Car-Coupling

Description: Patent for improvements to railroad car couplings granted to Conrad H. Carpenter. Improvements simplify the coupling construction and allow the cars to be couples automatically.
Date: December 27, 1892
Creator: Carpenter, Conrad H.

Acetylene-Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for an acetylene gas generator, which claims to improve upon this device by simplifying the "means for feeding carbid to the water," (line 14) hence making it "more efficient and durable in use and less expensive to manufacture." (lines 19-21)
Date: April 3, 1906
Creator: Dulaney, John B.

Land Grader and Ditcher

Description: Patent for a land grader and ditcher that is durable and easy to use to ditch a large area and the scraping blade can be easily removed for cleaning, repairs or other reasons.
Date: September 19, 1905
Creator: Reed, Allen T.

Washing Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a "new and useful Washing Apparatus" (lines 6-7) that decreases the cost and increases the efficiency of current washing machines by automatically circulating hot water and steam through the clothes.
Date: December 1, 1903
Creator: Huffman, Wiliam Anthony & Huffman, Oscar Moses

Rail-Joint.

Description: Patent for the improvement of railroad constructions by means of using a fishplate that provides an effective connection between two rail bars and secures the accuracy in lining the bars up.
Date: August 25, 1903
Creator: Starkey, Ollie B.

Specific-Gravity Scale

Description: Patent for a type of weighing-scale, "designed for determining the specific gravity of any body, be it solid, liquid, or a gas" (lines 14-15) including illustration.
Date: January 21, 1902
Creator: Bogue, Robert Jackson

Appliance for Protecting Oil-Wells from Fires.

Description: Patent for an appliance for protecting oil-wells from fires. As stated within the patent, "this invention relates to certain new and useful improvements in appliances for protecting oil-wells from fires; and to this end it consists of the novel combination and arrangement of parts hereinafter more specifically described in the accompanying drawings, and particularly pointed out in the claims herein appended" (Lines 9-16).
Date: March 11, 1902
Creator: Cochran, James M.

Hay-Press.

Description: Patent for improvements in baling-presses and is practically adapted to bale hay, in which “the hay may be held at the rear end of the frame against the pressure of the follower and head-blocks or presser-blocks.” (Lines 17-20) Illustration is included.
Date: August 11, 1891
Creator: Cox, Benjamin G.

Coffee-Pot.

Description: Patent for "improvements in coffee-pots, and has for its object the provision of an improved coffee-grounds holder, together with a device of improved form for spraying the water thereover, the latter device operating in conjunction with a condenser; and a further object is to provide the pot with an adjustable handle." (Lines 12-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 20, 1895
Creator: Cummings, James K.