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Acetylene - Gas Generator

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in gas generating apparatus, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 5, 1898
Creator: Lewis, Thomas E.
Item Type: Patent

Acetylene-Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for a new and useful acetylene gas generator, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 18, 1899
Creator: Eldridge, Hilliary & Blum, Sylvain
Item Type: Patent

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.
Item Type: Patent

Adjustable Pipe-Wrench.

Description: Patent for an adjustable pipe wrench "in which the opposing jaws of the wrench are maintained at an angle to each other, so hat they converge toward their extremities, thus enabling a firmer hold to e obtained upon the pope or other article to be gripped by said jaws." (Lines 15-20) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 20, 1897
Creator: Fauver, Addis E.
Item Type: Patent

Air-Brake.

Description: Patent for "a direct air brake system [that is] adapted to be used in combination with an automatic system, whereby the brakes can be applied by either the automatic or quick system, or the direct, or by both, as the conditions may require" (lines 8-13).
Date: July 11, 1893
Creator: Pinkston, Lucien A.
Item Type: Patent

Animal-Poke.

Description: Patent for "a light and effective head-frame for horned cattle, designed to prevent their going through or injuring wire fences or from goring persons or animals." (Lines 14-18) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 20, 1897
Creator: Moore, John H.
Item Type: Patent

Animal-Trap.

Description: Patent for an improved animal trap that can catch a large variety of animals, including fish, and does not injure the animals. Bait is placed in the trap, and the door on one end is spring-activated. A hinged door on the top is where the operator can take out the animal.
Date: July 18, 1893
Creator: Crockett, William E. & McAdams, Richard E.
Item Type: Patent

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.
Item Type: Patent

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.
Item Type: Patent

Atomizer.

Description: Patent for improvements in atomizers or instruments for distributing powders or liquids in which it provided “provision for closing the exit-passage and preserve the strength of the medicated powders or fluid and permit of the carrying of the same within the body of the device without danger of spilling.” (Lines 17-21) The rubber bulb is detachable and is used as a powder-box or as a bottle for fluid. Illustration is included.
Date: July 21, 1891
Creator: Robinson, Henry
Item Type: Patent

Automatic Alarm for Stem-Boilers.

Description: Patent for a new and useful automatic alarm for steam boilers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 18, 1899
Creator: Prencel, Anthony M.
Item Type: Patent

Automatic Boiler-Feeder.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in automatic boiler feeders, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 12, 1898
Creator: Sharp, Joshua H.
Item Type: Patent

Automatic Cotton-Weighing Scale.

Description: Patent for an automatic cotton-weighing scale that is designed "to be used in connection with pneumatic conveyers, and it is of such construction that it will automatically weigh any amount that its scale may be set at, cut off the supply from the conveyer, empty itself, and immediately reset itself, the resetting of the machine opening the supply-valve from the conveyer, so that the weighing operation can be repeated" (lines 13-21).
Date: July 9, 1895
Creator: Schulze, Andrew
Item Type: Patent

Automatic Weighing-Scale.

Description: Patent for an automatic weighing-scale meant to be connected to a pneumatic conveyer to weigh cotton, grain, or other products. The invention weighs "any amount to which its scale may be set, and then cutting off the supply and emptying itself, when it may be reset, preferably by hand, to repeat the weighing operation" (lines 18-22).
Date: July 9, 1895
Creator: Schulze, Andrew
Item Type: Patent

Bale-Wiring Tool.

Description: Patent for a bale wiring tool that "consists of a shank of proper length and diameter, with wire clamping and cutting mechanism on its lower end, and mechanism on its other end to rotate said tool" (lines 23-27). It also has "two independent clamping and cutting jaws, so that one wire can be clamped in the tool, while the other wire can be drawn tight around the bale and then placed in the tool and clamped and cut off, when the tool can be rotated by a brace or by a rack and pinion...and the wire twisted to form a tie" (lines 28-35).
Date: July 18, 1893
Creator: Schubert, George
Item Type: Patent

Baling-Press.

Description: Patent for a new and useful baling press, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 4, 1899
Creator: Harrington, Charles
Item Type: Patent

Baling-Press.

Description: Patent for an operating mechanism relating to baling-presses, with illustrations.
Date: July 13, 1897
Creator: Lane, Jefferson D. & James, Will S.
Item Type: Patent

Ball-Bearing Axle-Box.

Description: Patent for a new and useful ball bearing axle box, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 12, 1898
Creator: Hobron, Charles Bingley
Item Type: Patent

Bicycle Alarm

Description: Patent for a "simple and cheap as well as ornamental bicycle-whistle...of novel and peculiar construction, adapted for attachment to the bicycle and made to sound at pleasure" (lines 14-18). Illustrations and instructions are included.
Date: July 13, 1897
Creator: Crump, William E.
Item Type: Patent

Bicycle-Support.

Description: Patent for an improvement in bicycle supports that can be attached to any bicycle and supports it at an upright or near-upright position.
Date: July 20, 1897
Creator: Norelius, John E.
Item Type: Patent

Billiard-Ball Holder.

Description: Patent for a simple billiard-ball holder that is meant to "provide a means for holding the balls when not in use, so that they will not fall out of the holder to the floor, and means to provide for the tilting of the holder out of line, so that the balls will roll to the opposite end, and out of the opening into the triangle, thereby saving a good part of the time in taking the balls out of the holder" (lines 20-27).
Date: July 11, 1893
Creator: Rohrbach, Gabriel
Item Type: Patent

Bolster-Standard.

Description: Patent for a durable, simple, and easily applied bolster-standard meant to be secured to the bolster and does not allow the bolster to split or crack.
Date: July 30, 1895
Creator: Bennett, Thomas H.
Item Type: Patent

Book Type-Writer.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in book type writers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 4, 1899
Creator: Johnson, Jahu W.
Item Type: Patent

Boot Upper.

Description: Patent for a new and improved boot upper. This design "relates to improvements in boots for use by lumbermen, laborers, miners, and others requiring a stout heavy boot capable of withstanding great strain, water-tight, and durable" (lines 7-11). It "consist[s] of a front and rear section, each of said sections being made in one piece and the edges of the rear section doubled over upon themselves and having their edges secured to the edges of the front section by edge stitches passing through said edges of the front section and said edges of the doubled edges of the rear section" (lines 74-81).
Date: July 12, 1892
Creator: Baker, Oscar
Item Type: Patent