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Description: Patent for a fruit drier that includes "a series of hinged trays adapted to be folded into small compact form." (lines 11-13) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 24, 1914
Creator: Reid, William

Railroad Tie

Description: Patent for a new design of railroad-ties meant "for clamping together the two members of the tie and for adjusting them relatively to each other so as to adapt them to clamp rails of different widths" (lines 13-16), with illustrations.
Date: November 4, 1913
Creator: Grant, James K.


Description: Patent for a churn that can produce butter in very short period of time with minimal effort.
Date: May 19, 1913
Creator: Hoefer, Charles Jr.; Belt, Marcus L. Jr. & Belt, William R.


Description: Patent for horse releaser, a device which connects horses to a vehicle. If a horse should decide to run when scared or when there is a stampede, the driver of the vehicle can unlatch the horses from the vehicle, preventing possible injury to the riders.
Date: April 8, 1913
Creator: Mason, Charles O.


Description: Patent for internal combustion gas engine "capable of developing maximum power with a maximum power with a minimum consumption of fuel" (lines 11-13).
Date: July 8, 1913
Creator: Laughton, Charles T.


Description: Patent for an improvement in springs. "Designed particularly for use upon carriages, wagons, and motor or other cars and more particularly to the type os springs known as elliptic or semi-elliptic" (lines 10-14).
Date: August 6, 1908
Creator: Snow, Arthur Leland


Description: Patent for a refrigerating machine compressor, which compresses more gas, cools the compressor with the incoming gas, and uses excess heat to dry the gas coming in.
Date: April 19, 1910
Creator: Mayhew, John Daugherty

Gin Saw Cleaner

Description: Patent for a gin-saw cleaner. The invention "relates to gin-saw cleansers and tooth-straighteners, and has for its object to produce a device of this character which will be simple of construction, efficient in operation, and one in which the saw-engaging knives or members may be simultaneously adjusted to regulate them for operation upon saws which are spaced apart a greater or lesser distance" (lines 8-16) illustration included.
Date: June 9, 1903
Creator: Stanifer, William D.; Williams, Francis I. & Rutherford, James R.


Description: Patent for fastening. This invention is comprised of a threaded member and a socket that are adapted to a screw. Illustration included.
Date: October 26, 1909
Creator: Percival, Herbert E. & Key, Brewer W.


Description: Patent for improvements in railway ties, specifically railway ties in the "metallic" class. The ties in this class are affixed to the rails without the need for spikes.
Date: March 6, 1906
Creator: Rollins, William A.


Description: Patent for a well screen which allows water to flow through easily while stopping any other items from going through into the well.
Date: November 8, 1910
Creator: Decker, Harry R. & Houk, Russell W.


Description: Patent for a rail fastening for padding the connection between the rail and the tie, which has a stronger connection than previous versions of this type of device.
Date: December 24, 1907
Creator: Percival, Herbert E.


Description: Patent for a spring to be adapted to vehicles for supporting heavy loads and absorbing sudden shocks. Illustrations included.
Date: July 11, 1911
Creator: Snow, Arthur L.

Rail Fastening

Description: Patent for rail fastening. This invention is designed to fasten railroad rails and consists spikes, bolts, and a flange. Illustration included.
Date: June 15, 1909
Creator: Percival, Herbert E. & Key, Brewer W.