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Composition Fuel

Description: Patent for "a new and useful improvement in composition fuel, the object being to produce fuel in compact form which will burn quickly, rapidly generating an intense heat, and leaving but a small quantity of a residue or ash" (lines 10-15).
Date: January 15, 1901
Creator: Patterson, Warren A.

Cotton Topper

Description: Patent for a cotton topper. This invention is designed to deal with weeds and is attached to the frame of an ordinary cultivator or plow. Illustrations included
Date: March 15, 1910
Creator: Bickers, Lucius T. & Lee, Thomas J.

Gang Plow.

Description: Patent for a new and improved gang plow. This design consists in "the landside-beam, the front cross-beam, the oblique plow-carrying beam connected at its rear end to the landside-beam and at its front to the front cross-beam, the tubular bearings or boxings on the side of the landside-beam and at the front of the plow-beam, the wheeled cylindrical rods extending through and freely rotatable in the said bearings or boxings, and means . . . for raising and lowering the frame on the cylindrical rods" (lines 17-28).
Date: March 15, 1887
Creator: Hinchman, Frank M.

Paper Box.

Description: Patent for a paper box that can be easily and securely locked. The ends of the box are locked into place with inwardly-curved edges, and slits receive the end portions of the inwardly -curved edges.
Date: September 15, 1896
Creator: Girard, Alexandre Ferdinand

Railway Signaling Mechanism

Description: Patent for a railway signaling mechanism. This invention "relates to certain new and useful improvements in electric railway and block signaling in which means are provided for indicating in the engine cab to the engineer the condition of the road ahead" (lines 9-13). Illustrations included.
Date: January 15, 1907
Creator: Adams, Edwin Johnson

Steam Generator

Description: Patent for an invention that "relates to a novel generator designed with special reference to the requirements of motor-vehicles, but capable of use in any connection where a completely automatic generator of light compact form is desirable" (lines 14-21). Illustrations are included.
Date: July 15, 1902
Creator: Walker, James C.