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Tool-Handle And Tool.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in tool handles and tools, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 22, 1899
Creator: Lantz, Albert C.

Baling Press.

Description: Patent for several improvements in baling presses for making cylindrical bales, the machine being able to be set up in both the horizontal and upright positions.
Date: May 22, 1900
Creator: Byars, Edgar.


Description: Patent for a coupler for railway cars. Illustrations included.
Date: January 3, 1906
Creator: Brandt, Olof Nelson

Stalk Breaker

Description: Patent for breaking cotton stalks. This device is designed to break down cotton stalks while sparing stalks of growing young wheat. Illustration included.
Date: February 19, 1908
Creator: Shaw, Drury P. & Tackaberry, W. J.

Wire-Fence Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and useful wire-fence machine that can be conveniently carried around.
Date: March 22, 1898
Creator: Watson, James A.

Wire Fence Tightener.

Description: Patent for certain improvement in a wire-fence tightening device.
Date: January 4, 1898
Creator: Gililland, John S.

Photograph Gallery Appliance

Description: Patent for a photograph gallery appliance. This invention is to replace special card mounts. Illustration included.
Date: February 2, 1904
Creator: Bunnell, Walter A.


Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in baling presses, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 27, 1900
Creator: Byars, Edgar


Description: Patent for a baling machine. Illustrations included.
Date: September 15, 1906
Creator: Bryan, William Silous

Process of Preserving

Description: Patent for a process for preserving corn and is done without canning it.
Date: May 29, 1906
Creator: Melton, Ephraim B.

Double-Action Pump

Description: Patent for "double-action submerged force-pumps which can be operated by any suitable power, but particularly adapted for operation by windmills provided with variable gearing...simple in construction and strong and durable and in which there are no parts which can be disarranged during operation and from which all valves may be removed without disturbing the pipe and which will maintain a continuous flow of water during operation."
Date: October 21, 1902
Creator: Byars, Edgar


Description: Patent for a press for baling cotton and other fibrous materials.
Date: October 14, 1902
Creator: Mount, T. S.

Apparatus for Cooling Water.

Description: Patent for a water-cooling apparatus composed chiefly of a subterranean cistern and a water-supply source.
Date: May 20, 1901
Creator: William J. Dossey


Description: Patent for a telephone switch. "This invention relates to switches for telephone and more particularly to shifting devices for short-circuiting certain classes of lines, and the object is to provide a system of cutting off communication in what are called 'party' lines" (line 8-13). Illustration included.
Date: September 19, 1903
Creator: Mount, Timothy S.

Calendar Clock

Description: Patent for calendar clock. Illustration included.
Date: March 8, 1906
Creator: Woods, Jesse Leroy


Description: Patent for a cultivator for carrying plows. Illustrations included.
Date: October 12, 1908
Creator: Stovall, Benjamin F.


Description: Patent for a curtain pole. Illustrations included.
Date: April 16, 1910
Creator: Doyle, Edward S.


Description: Patent for a wire stretcher. Illustrations included.
Date: May 6, 1909
Creator: Smith, Otis M. L. & Smith, Estus K,


Description: Patent for a cattle guard to prevent cattle from treading upon railroad tracks. Illustrations included.
Date: September 27, 1909
Creator: Reed, Conwell P.

Non-Freezing Connection for Tanks

Description: Patent for a valve for water tanks that prevents the water from freezing by taking in water from the central portion. Illustrations included.
Date: January 15, 1910
Creator: Miller, Charles Hector & Bunnell, Walter Alex


Description: Patent for a stalk-cutter that employs rotating breaking members to uproot the stalk and cut it rather than simply cutting the stalk and leaving the roots underground.
Date: November 7, 1911
Creator: Buchanan, Amos. W.


Description: Patent for a combination tool for pipe fitters and mechanics. The tool can be combined with a number of separate tools, including a die-stock and tap. The tool is foldable when not in used.
Date: December 19, 1911
Creator: Richardson, Charlie N.