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[Trading Card: Red-Shouldered Hawk]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the Geocache Challenge program for Palmetto State Park, depicting a red-shouldered hawk perched on a branch. The back of the card includes various information about the species.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Item Type: Text

Lake Wood Park: Gonzales, Texas

Description: Mail-able pamphlet encouraging visits to Lake Wood Park with descriptions of activities and events available as well as listings of park facilities and campgrounds. It includes photos of wildlife and guests taking part in various activities and maps of the park with facility locations of the park's location in the state.
Date: 2012
Creator: Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority
Item Type: Pamphlet

Palmetto State Park

Description: A map of Palmetto State Park created by the Texas Parks and Wildlife program. It details the locations of hiking trails, picnic locations, camping locations, fishing locations, etc. It also maps out where the Sam Marcos River runs through the park and the boundaries of the Oxbow Lake.
Date: 2013
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Item Type: Map

Palmetto State Park

Description: A map of the Palmetto State Park, complete with Oxbow Lake, San Marcos River, Ottine Cemetary, bathroom locations, fishing locations, camping locations, Warm Springs Hospital and Elks Foundation, information about the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail, etc. There is also advertising for the purchase of a Texas State Parks Pass which when purchased would allow for free access to over 90 Texas State parks for the buyer and their carload of guests.
Date: 2012
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Item Type: Map

Palmetto State Park

Description: This is an illustrated map of Palmetto State Park located near the town of Gonzales in Gonzales County, Texas. The map provides the access roads throughout the park, camping sites, walking trails, and a legend showing the locations of the parks amenities. There is a "please note" section on the right of the map. On the left side of the map are suggestions for park users, a warning for flash flooding, and announcement the park is located on the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trial.
Date: February 2015
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Item Type: Map

Palmetto State Park: Trails Map

Description: This is a topographical tail map of the Palmetto State Park located near Gonzales, in Gonzales County, Texas. The map provides color coded trail routes and a legend that show the location of the parks amenities. There is a "Points of Interest" window in the lower left that offers the GPS and brief description of the site. On the reverse side of the is information of safety and trail etiquette. Also included is a trail legend that gives the distance, estimated time, difficulty, and a trail description.
Date: February 2013
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Item Type: Map

Railway-Tie.

Description: Patent for a railroad tie made of sand and cement and threaded with barbed wire.
Date: October 22, 1901
Creator: Joynt, Dudley Layng
Item Type: Patent

Signal-Lock for Mail-Boxes

Description: Patent for a signal lock for mailboxes used to "indicate the presence or absence of mail matter in the box" (lines 10-11).
Date: June 5, 1907
Creator: Patterson, Samuel & Wiseman, John W.
Item Type: Patent

Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for a new and useful cotton chopper, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 5, 1899
Creator: McGillivray, William
Item Type: Patent

Wire Stretcher

Description: Patent for a wire stretcher. Illustration included.
Date: September 8, 1902
Creator: Preston, Leonidas A.
Item Type: Patent

Vehicle-Brake.

Description: Patent for a new and useful vehicle brake, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 20, 1898
Creator: Ramage, Joseph
Item Type: Patent

Rope-Measuring Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and useful rope measuring machine, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 13, 1898
Creator: Hubbard, Ely Y Seale
Item Type: Patent

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in Cultivators to "provide improved means for pivoting the main standards to the plow-beams together"(line 17-20).
Date: November 16, 1897
Creator: Ward, Lee
Item Type: Patent

Tire - Bolt Wrench.

Description: Patent for a new and improved tire-bolt wrench. This design is to "provide a new and improved wrench which is simple and durable in construction" (line 7 - 9).
Date: February 8, 1898
Creator: Willey, Lewis C.
Item Type: Patent

Pie-Plate Lifter

Description: Patent for a pie plate lifter used to handle pie plates or other utensils should they be too hot. Illustrations included.
Date: February 26, 1908
Creator: Blue, Henry L.
Item Type: Patent

Boiler

Description: Patent for a steam boiler "to provide simple and effective means for quickly generating steam by exposing the water fully to the caloric influence of the furnace or fire in the latter through the medium of radial tubular attachments" (lines 9-14), including illustrations.
Date: September 3, 1901
Creator: Hensley, Frank Alfred
Item Type: Patent

Gate-Latch

Description: Patent for the invention relates to improvements in gate-latches. The object of the present invention is to improve the construction of gate-latches and to provide an automatic one adapted to lock the gate when the latter closes and capable of automatically setting itself in proper position for engaging and locking the gate should it be closed instead of open or in position to receive the gate.
Date: May 29, 1900
Creator: Jones, Albert Sidney
Item Type: Patent

PIPE - GRAB.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in pipe-graps for the purpose of "raising and lowering pipe and tools used in drilling oil-wells" (line 8-10), including illustrations.
Date: May 20, 1902
Creator: Matula, Valentine
Item Type: Patent