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Axle Box.

Description: Patent for a new and improved axle-box. This design "relates to that class of axle-boxes in which anti-friction devices are employed for enabling the wheel to revolve on the axle with as little friction and wear as possible. [The] invention consists in providing anti-friction rods or rollers arranged between the axle and the vehicle-hub, and held in place in an improved manner" (lines 8-16).
Date: September 10, 1889
Creator: Hobron, Charles B.
Item Type: Patent

Axle-Box.

Description: Patent for an axle-box for vehicle wheels that "contains a lubricant-receiving recess from which the lubricant is automatically fed to the spindle of the axle as necessity may occasion" (lines 10-13).
Date: May 8, 1894
Creator: Casto, Tony Lo
Item Type: Patent

Axle Box for Locomotives.

Description: Patent for a new and improved axle-box for locomotives. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a pedestal, of an axle-box mounted to slide vertically in the said pedestal, a second axle-box mounted with one side in a bearing in the said pedestal, and a connecting-rod secured to the last-named axle-box and pivotally connected with the first-named axle-box" (lines 67-73).
Date: April 2, 1889
Creator: Chase, Ransford T.
Item Type: Patent

Axle Box for Locomotives.

Description: Patent for a new and improved axle-box for locomotives. This design "has relation to self-adjusting wedges for axle or driving boxes for locomotives, and has for its objects to produce a wedge that is controlled by a spring, which can be readily and easily adjusted for removing the pounding and lost motion between the axle-box and pedestal" (lines 11-17).
Date: May 21, 1889
Creator: Carlson, Frank August
Item Type: Patent

Axle-Box for Vehicles

Description: Patent for axle box for vehicles "in which after the axle and axle-boxes have been worm by use the lost motion can be taken up by interposing a tightening-washer and spring between the axle-box and nut, so the the axle-box of the wheel is restored to the same condition.(10-15)
Date: October 22, 1902
Creator: McFarland, Julian
Item Type: Patent

Axle-Lubricator.

Description: Patent for an axle lubricator that continuously lubricates an axle through a hollow nut in the end of the hub bushing, and the oil cup can be refilled easily and without removing the wheel.
Date: December 5, 1893
Creator: Miller, William J.
Item Type: Patent

Axle Lubricator.

Description: Patent for a new and improved axle-lubricator. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the tube having the threaded outer end, of the cap threaded to close said end, and the shank or stem carrying the conical plug at its lower or inner end, and screw-threaded to work through a threaded perforation of the cap, a shoulder being provided on the stem or shank at the base of the threads, operating to cause the unscrewing of the cap by the continued turning of the shank or stem" (lines 80-89).
Date: April 13, 1886
Creator: Hawkins, Andrew Jackson & Allen, Sam Henry
Item Type: Patent

Axle Lubricator.

Description: Patent for a new and improved axle lubricator. This design "consist[s] of a box provided with bearings in which the axle works, and with a cellar below the said bearings for the reception of the waste for containing the lubricant; [and] . . . of a frame in which the box fits, . . . being provided with screws for elevating or depressing the box, whereby it may be kept always in contact with the axle . . . The object is to produce an axle or journal lubricator . . . [that] will keep the bearings of an axle or journal shaft thoroughly lubricated at all times, thereby preventing the same becoming heated and swelling" (lines 14-35).
Date: May 21, 1889
Creator: Good, William
Item Type: Patent

Axle Lubricator.

Description: Patent for a new and improved axle lubricator. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the barrel or reservoir, its piston, and screw of the passage leading up from the top of the barrel-chamber, and the tube passing through the axle-collar and into a cavity of the axle arm" (lines 92-97).
Date: October 7, 1884
Creator: Keller, Henry
Item Type: Patent

Axle Lubricator

Description: Patent for an axle lubricator, designed to allow lubricating axles without removal of wheels.
Date: July 8, 1902
Creator: Gowan, Richard H.
Item Type: Patent

Axle - Nut.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in Axle-Nuts for wagons and carriages.
Date: November 23, 1897
Creator: Collins, Corties
Item Type: Patent

Axle-Repairing Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a new, simple, and efficient axle repairing apparatus for "facilitating the repairing of worn axles without the removal of the wheels or the axles from the vehicle-body" (line 10 -12).
Date: May 10, 1898
Creator: Hammer, Willie Alice
Item Type: Patent

Axle Skein.

Description: Patent for a new and improved axle skein. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the axle-spindle having a collar at its inner end and provided with a longitudinal groove at its outer end, and the bushing having a rib which engages the groove and a projection which engages the notch in the collar" (lines 29-35).
Date: September 20, 1887
Creator: Nott, Henry William
Item Type: Patent

Axle-Skein.

Description: Patent for an axle-skein. Its purpose is "to improve the construction of axle-skeins, to increase their strength and durability, and to decrease the wear of the same at the bottom thereof" (lines 10-14).
Date: August 11, 1896
Creator: Finley, Robert L.
Item Type: Patent

Axle-Skein.

Description: Patent for an improved version of a certain type of axel skein or spindle holder (the kind in which a spindle with a box or housing rigidly holds a tapered axle.) This patent claims to be an improvement by “simple and inexpensive construction and in which the connections are such that the parts can be conveniently joined or separated and when joined produce a strong and durable combination” (lines 14-21).
Date: September 29, 1903
Creator: Cryer, Henry M.
Item Type: Patent

Axle Straightner

Description: Patent for an axle straightener. Illustration included.
Date: August 21, 1905
Creator: Steadham, John S. & Steadham, William H.
Item Type: Patent

Baby Jumper.

Description: Patent for a new and improved baby jumper. This design consists in "the combination, with the vertically-resilient supporting-rod having a frame swiveled on its lower end, of the supporting garment adapted to be fastened around the infant and comprising the waist to be buttoned around the body, the pants depending from the waist and having the front flap and the side flaps adapted to be buttoned together in front of the infant, and the skirt attached to the waist at the top of the pants and hanging around the said pants, the upper edge of the waist being attached to the lower ends of [the] cords" (lines 1-13).
Date: May 15, 1888
Creator: Jones, Mary Perciller
Item Type: Patent

Baby-Walker.

Description: Patent for improvements in baby-walkers by using the combination of a circular base, standards, a rim connecting the tops of the standards, a rotating plate having runners on its lower side engaged with the rim, a guide-flange, a rigid central shaft having a ratchet-wheel, and a pawl for engaging the ratchet. Illustration is included.
Date: April 28, 1891
Creator: Lawson, Henry William
Item Type: Patent

Back and Shoulder Brace.

Description: Patent for a new and useful back-support and shoulder-brace. This invention "relates to means for strengthening and supporting the back and shoulders of persons engaged in occupations which require stooping" (line 8-11).
Date: January 4, 1898
Creator: Bassett, James Andrews
Item Type: Patent

Back Band.

Description: Patent for a new and improved back-band. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the back-band, the leather guard secured thereto, and the leather section secured to said band at one end of said guard and provided with loop and buckle, of the protector having slotted ends, and the strap connected with said buckle and having its ends passed through the slotted ends of said protector and under said loop" (lines 65-72).
Date: January 10, 1888
Creator: Helm, Albert Jerome
Item Type: Patent

Back-Band Buckle.

Description: Patent for an improved back-band buckle and an improved hook that connects the buckle with the trace-chain. The lever-hook snaps "into position and is held secure in a pane substantially flush with the lower portion of the buckle-frame when the buckle is closed by the forcing down of the lever" (lines 15-19).
Date: April 20, 1897
Creator: Brown, John Staddart
Item Type: Patent

Back Band Buckle.

Description: Patent for a new and improved back-band buckle. This design "is to provide a simple and inexpensive back-band buckle adapted to protect the sides of an animal against rubbing, and capable of enabling the tug-chain to be readily secured thereto and removed therefrom and of securely holding the same without liability of the chain becoming accidentally unfastened" (lines 10-17).
Date: September 30, 1890
Creator: McCall, Dugald B.
Item Type: Patent

Back-Band Buckle.

Description: Patent for an inexpensive and simple back-band buckle that doubles as a trace-carrier and locks the trace into place. It secures to the carriage and locks the trace into place with a snap-hook.
Date: February 20, 1894
Creator: Ware, William J.
Item Type: Patent