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Compound Tool

Description: Patent for a compound tool which combines the features of the nut-wrench and the pipe-wrench.
Date: March 18, 1913
Creator: Scroggins, James L. & Waldrop, A. S.


Description: Patent for a new blade similar to "weed blades" (line 10) that can be "attached to a cultivator" (line 11) and includes an illustration.
Date: July 15, 1913
Creator: Kelly, John H. & Mershon, John H.


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.


Description: Patent for new and useful improvement in dress-supporters for the purpose of providing "simple and effective means for removing the weight of a dress-skirt" (lines 9-11) from the hips and shoulders of the wearer, including illustrations.
Date: May 27, 1902
Creator: Caruthers, Martha J.


Description: Patent for reed-organs that is needed in the construction of reed-board to improve the quality and volume of the tone, produce a uniform pipe-tone throughout the different registers.
Date: December 9, 1902
Creator: Preston, Percy C.

Cotton Compress

Description: Patent for "an improved cotton-compress adapted to be used in connection with a cotton-baling press for increasing the density and reducing the size of the bales formed in the press."
Date: August 26, 1902
Creator: Denton, John L.


Description: Patent for improvement in draft-equalizers in which the draft-equalizer will “first, take away the side draft; second, to enable the plow to follow the furrow; third, to work three, four, or five horses to the same bars by simply adjusting the bars; fourth, to enable all horses except one to walk on solid ground, the one to walk in furrow; fifth, to enable the operator to place load on any point of the bars he chooses and still have a straight pull.” (Lines 25-34) Illustration is included.
Date: February 10, 1903
Creator: Lawrence, David & Vincent, John


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

Valve Stem Packing

Description: Patent for "valve-stem packing for locomotives and steam engines." (lines 8,9) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 25, 1903
Creator: McComas,F. Charles

Passenger Recorder

Description: Patent for a passenger recorder. This invention is designed to keep track of the flow of passengers entering on and off passenger vehicles. Illustration included.
Date: January 20, 1904
Creator: Jackson, Charles F.

Hog Trough

Description: Patent for "new and useful Improvements in Hog-Troughs" (lines 5-6).
Date: December 5, 1905
Creator: Bookout, Hugh B.

Acetylene-Gas Generator

Description: Patent for a generator that runs on acetylene gas with a component that releases excess gas in the event the gasometer is overcharged, including illustrations.
Date: November 14, 1905
Creator: Menczer, Samuel A.

Churn Power

Description: Patent for "new and useful improvements for churn-power" (line 5), including illustrations and instructions.
Date: February 19, 1900
Creator: Dickey, John S.

Railway-Rail Joint.

Description: Patent for improved railway rail joints, including illustrations.
Date: November 2, 1909
Creator: Finley, Alfred P. ; A. P. Finley


Description: Patent for a plow improvement specifying the method in which the handle attaches to the beam of the plow. Parts of the plow are adjustable.
Date: February 6, 1906
Creator: Baker, Jefferson H.

Piston-Rod Connection

Description: Patent for a connector between a cross-head and a piston-rod that reduces strain by using a double taper and binder elements in line with the thrust of the piston-rod to prevent fractures and breaks as a result of the end thrust.
Date: April 17, 1906
Creator: McElvaney, Charles T.

Skiving Machine

Description: Patent for a skiving device. This invention is adapted to skive leather straps with intent for use as harness and belting. Illustration included.
Date: August 22, 1905
Creator: Emerson, George W.


Description: Patent for a cotton chopper that has advantages in point of simplicity, durability, and general efficiency because it is adapted to operate crosswise with relation to the rows.
Date: September 16, 1902
Creator: Fay, Louis Percy

Solid-Rim Wood Column.

Description: Patent for a new construction for wooden columns that were previously produced by joining strips of wood together.
Date: February 27, 1906
Creator: Robinson, Lee A. & Bible, Hunley


Description: Patent for a cheap and simple reed-board that provides a uniform tone that is produced through the register or registers and allows the freedom of communication between the reed-cells and pipe or resonance cells.
Date: January 30, 1906
Creator: Preston, Percy C.

Wood-Boring Machine.

Description: Patent for a wood boring machine "which is especially adapted to bore holes of extreme length in columns or like structural members by cutting away only a portion of the wood forming hole in same" (lines 11-15).
Date: March 13, 1906
Creator: Bible, Hunley & Robinson, Lee A.


Description: Patent for an insect trap.
Date: March 31, 1903
Creator: Estep, Samuel Richard