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Ballast-Scraper.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in ballast scrapers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 22, 1899
Creator: McElvaney, Charles T.

Oil Can Spout.

Description: Patent for new improvements to oil can where an attachment to the can is made and acts as both a stopper and a spout
Date: October 10, 1911
Creator: Melvin, Joe D.

Seeder

Description: Patent for a seeder used for sowing small grain including illustrations.
Date: August 7, 1900
Creator: Fitzgerald, John Thornton & Ramsey, John Shelton

Ant-Trap

Description: Patent for "a simple device of this kind which will excel the former traps in depositing the ants within the annular pan and in efficiency for convenient discharge of the trapped insects" (lines 18-22).
Date: April 2, 1901
Creator: Inman, Joseph

Draft-Equalizer

Description: Patent for "a draft-equalizer that the draft will be equally distributed among each of the animals attached thereto, so that one may travel in the furrow, if desired, and the remainder permitted to move over the unplowed ground" (lines 22-27).
Date: May 14, 1901
Creator: Anderson, Samuel Cornelious

Automatic Railway-Switch.

Description: Patent for a railway-switch by enabling the switch operate automatically when a train is passing by. Illustration is included.
Date: June 25, 1901
Creator: Wilson, James Newton

Gate

Description: Patent for "a gate which can be built at a comparatively low price, which will be durable and practical, and which can be opened from either side with ease" (lines 13-17).
Date: July 30, 1901
Creator: Baker, Cicero McRee

Trolley-Wheel

Description: Patent for a trolley wheel. Illustrations included.
Date: July 13, 1907
Creator: Neighbour, William W.

Can Cover

Description: Patent for a can cover. Illustration included.
Date: May 9, 1907
Creator: Pratt, James R.

Oil Burner

Description: Patent for oil burner. Illustration included.
Date: January 31, 1908
Creator: Milburn, William M.

Freezer

Description: Patent for a portable freezer designed to freeze cream and milk. Illustration included.
Date: January 16, 1909
Creator: Milburn, William M.

Animal-Trap.

Description: Patent for a new and useful animal trap, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 14, 1899
Creator: Johnson, Joshua J.

Acetylene Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in apparatus for generating acetylene gas. This design is to "provide with few applicances a simple and compact apparatus requiring little attention for generating acetylene gas for light, heat, and power purposes" (line 11 - 14).
Date: February 15, 1898
Creator: Dederick, Zadoc P.

Pop-Valve For Kilns.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in pop valves for kilns, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 24, 1899
Creator: Moore, La Fayette

Stalk - Chopper.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in stalk choppers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 26, 1898
Creator: Upshaw, Foy

Harness Attachment

Description: Patent for a harness attachment. Illustrations included.
Date: May 26, 1904
Creator: Anderson, Samuel C.

Fertilizer-Distributer.

Description: Patent for a new and useful fertilizer distributer, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 31, 1899
Creator: Stell, Ira L.

Washing Machine

Description: Patent for a washing machine. "This invention relates to washing-machines in the nature of a combined boiler and washing machine" (8-10). Illustration included.
Date: March 7, 1903
Creator: Pollard, Louis Edgar

Apparatus for Controlling Trolley Poles

Description: Patent for an apparatus for controlling trolley poles. "This invention relates to an apparatus for controlling trolley poles employed for effecting electrical connection between a trolley wire and a motor on a car, and has for its object to provide improved means for automatically throwing the trolley into position to be placed in engagement with the trolley wire" (line 9-15). Illustrations included.
Date: May 2, 1903
Creator: Bogue, Judson L. & Jennings, David M.

Deposit File

Description: Patent for a deposit file. Illustration included.
Date: May 14, 1904
Creator: Anderson, Samuel C.

Can

Description: Patent for a can. Illustration included.
Date: February 4, 1905
Creator: Hanna, Richard

Linotype Distributer

Description: Patent for a linotype distributer. Illustration included.
Date: June 24, 1903
Creator: Cooney, John Macauley & Totten, Harry Lee

Wrench

Description: Patent for a wrench. Illustration included.
Date: November 17, 1904
Creator: Hunter, Arthur G.

Horse Detacher

Description: Patent for horse detacher. Illustration included.
Date: May 14, 1904
Creator: Anderson, Samuel C.