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Description: Patent for "a new and useful Hydrocarbon-burner...equipped with a safety device adapted to admit only a limited supply of gasolene or other fuel to the burner to enable the latter to be operated with absolute safety by either a woman or a child" (lines 5-19), including instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 22, 1913
Creator: Nemec, Joseph

Baling Press

Description: Patent for improvements to baling presses for double bale type presses. It includes elevators and a reciprocating press head.
Date: October 14, 1913
Creator: Potter, William R.

Well-Drilling Machine.

Description: Patent for “a new and improved well-drilling machine adapted to be driven by horse-power and arranged to permit of actuating the drilling tools for drilling purposes and to allow of conveniently and quickly raising the tools from the well…” (lines 8-14) including illustrations.
Date: November 18, 1902
Creator: Moore, Robert Burns


Description: Patent for windmill that is cheap and highly efficient with a simple manufacture.
Date: October 28, 1902
Creator: Faubion, William

Attachment for Harrows

Description: Patent for attachment of harrows that facilitate the use of harrows in pilling cotton stalks. This device allows the harrows to be in continuous motion creating efficiency in cotton pilling.
Date: March 11, 1913
Creator: Taylor, David T. & Barker, Felix

Plow Guide and Gage.

Description: Patent for "gages and guides for plows and cultivators. the object of invention is to provide and adjustable guide and gage adapted to be attached to divided standards of plows and cultivators." (lines 11-16) including illustrations.
Date: November 5, 1901
Creator: Lindsey, John Samiel


Description: Patent for a plow with adjustable height and depth with a locking mechanism.
Date: July 1, 1902
Creator: Michalka, Joseph


Description: Patent for crossings for railway tracks and particularly to means for closing the cut in the rails made for the flanges of the wheels, and the object is to provide sliding members which can be easily operated to close the slot or cut in the crossing rails for the flanges of the wheels so that a continuous tread will be formed for every wheel that passes over the crossing and to provide a mechanism for the tracks.
Date: March 30, 1909
Creator: Adams, Powell O.


Description: Patent for improvements to the joints for railway rails to prevent "bumping of the wheels against the ends of rails and the cross ties adjacent to the joints" (lines 16-18) including illustrations.
Date: January 21, 1908
Creator: Adams, Powell O.


Description: Patent for a cattle guard for use at railroad tracks incorporating a depressible platform connected to a closing mechanism which will impede movement of cattle across the track, but allow for unobstructed movement at other times.
Date: March 20, 1906
Creator: Richter, Fred Otto & Richter, Gustav Adolph

Emergency Rail-Brake.

Description: Patent for "a new and improved emergency rail-brake" (lines 1-5).
Date: January 16, 1906
Creator: Adams, Powell O.


Description: Patent for improved quilting frame which may be set up easily, and folded down and stored when not in use. Additionally, the improved design provides for fabric to be secured on all sides, and for the operator to adjust the angle of the fabric.
Date: July 10, 1906
Creator: Berglund, John M.


Description: Patent for "an improved garment-supporter adapted to be secured to an inner garment and to be detachably connected to the waistband of an outer garment, whereby the inner garment may be supported from the outer garment." (lines 11-16)
Date: July 7, 1903
Creator: Waters, Richard H.

Machine for catching insects.

Description: Patent for a machine that catches pests such as the Cotton Boll Weevil and Colorado beetle as an aid to pest control for growing crops. Illustration included.
Date: October 29, 1901
Creator: Maupin, Owen M.


Description: Patent for improved hame-fasteners used to hold the hames together and tighten them up.
Date: October 29, 1901
Creator: Waters, R. H.


Description: Patent for improvements in shovel-plows “by enabling the stock and shoe securely mounted and yet adjusted from one position to another, according to the work to be performed.” (Lines 9-12) Illustration is included.
Date: April 22, 1902
Creator: Michalka, Joseph

Cultivator Attachment

Description: Patent for a cultivator attachment that keeps the cultivator beams properly separated.
Date: July 23, 1912
Creator: Hoetzel, Ernest J.

Hay-Press Power.

Description: Patent for "new and useful improvements in Baling-Presses" (lines 1-5) including illustrations and explanations.
Date: January 2, 1906
Creator: Bryant, Warren S.


Description: Patent for a cylinder shaped animal trap for small furry animals.
Date: February 25, 1913
Creator: Fikes, Benjamin M.


Description: Patent for a breast strap with snap hooks that reduces wear on the strap.
Date: March 29, 1910
Creator: Hewitt, Ditus P.


Description: Patent for a hog catcher, which has a trigger operated spring loaded claw to catch the leg of a hog and lead it on a chain.
Date: December 1, 1908
Creator: Reichert, Henry


Description: Patent for a railway crossing track, which does not jar the train's wheels as it passes over the crossing.
Date: November 17, 1908
Creator: Adams, Powell O.

Convertible Dust-Pan.

Description: Patent for a convertible dust pan, which does not require stooping over to sweep up dirt into the pan and can also be used as a shovel.
Date: October 12, 1909
Creator: Epperson, Albert S.


Description: Patent for a cotton chopper, which can be attached to a planter.
Date: October 18, 1910
Creator: Felton, Thomas W.