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Description: Patent for a new and improved windlass. This design consists in "[t]he combination of a frame having the cross-bars near its lower and upper ends, the windlass-shaft journaled in the side pieces of the frame and having the balance-wheels and the pinion, the operating-gears mounted in one side of the frame and one of said gears meshing with said pinion, an upright mounted upon the lower front cross-piece of the frame and having a guide-pulley at its upper end, arms extending laterally from said upright, and a guide-roller journaled in said arms" (lines 11-21).
Date: April 1, 1890
Creator: Bridges, Thomas H.

Plow Attachment

Description: Patent for "a shovel or point attachment for plow-stocks for operation in turf, stubble, or grubby or rocky soil deep or shallow, the attachment being particularly adapted for turning stalks, weeds, grass, and stubble" (lines 11-17).
Date: June 25, 1901
Creator: Buster, Walter L.

Sulky-Frame for Agricultural Implements.

Description: Patent for "a new and improved sulky-frame adapted for the attachment of several agricultural implements and provided with means for elevating or lowering the frame and the implement thereto attached, whereby the latter is brought in contact with the soil or elevated above such contact." (Lines 16-23) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 27, 1895
Creator: Carson, John Richard & Denman, Jackson Harvey, Jr.

Animal Shears.

Description: Patent for new and improved animal shears. This design is "to secure an equal wear of the teeth of the stationary and the revolving cutter-plates . . . whereby the instrument may be run double the usual time before it is necessary to grind the plates, and enabling the tool to be used as a right or a left hand cutter; also, to render the cutters separable without arresting the motion of the rotary blade . . . also, to provide means whereby the rotation of the cutter may be reversed . . . finally, to provide a simple device for throwing the miter-gears into and out of mesh" (lines 15-29).
Date: December 9, 1884
Creator: Carter, Francis W.


Description: Patent for an improved meat tenderer granted to Francis W. Carter. Improvements include not tearing the meat and self-cleaning upon each rotation.
Date: April 14, 1885
Creator: Carter, Francis W.

Cotton-Stalk Knocker.

Description: Patent for improvements in cotton-stalk knockers. This invention "relates to cotton-knockers, and more particularly to a device of this class which may be readily attached to or combined with a wheeled cultivator of usual form" (lines 11-14). Includes specifications and illustrations.
Date: June 5, 1900
Creator: Chitty, Robert Henry

Device for Marking Live Stock.

Description: Patent for improvement in devices for marking livestock by using steel blades either to cut or heated to burn the surface of livestock’s skin. (Lines 71-73) There is no mistaking the marks of one owner from those of another. (Lines 85-86) Illustration is included.
Date: October 27, 1891
Creator: Conine, Frederick B.


Description: Patent for a new and improved churn. This design "ha[s] a curved bottom and rounded ends and consisting of the bottom, the sides, the partitions . . . similar to the sides and arranged adjacent to the latter" (lines 101-104). Said partitions "[form] water compartments, the transverse partition providing a communication between the water compartments and being formed by a plate bent longitudinally at an angle and having its apex extending across the body of the churn, and the dasher arranged above the partition and suitably secured in place" (lines 1-8).
Date: August 26, 1890
Creator: Day, William Howel


Description: Patent for improvements in milk coolers. The invention "has for one of its objects the provision of a simple and inexpensive knockdown construction which will permit packing into compact form when desirable. Another object is to provide a milk-cooler having adjustable shelves of improved construction, whereby milk pans or pails of different sizes can be easily accommodated. A further object .... is to provide a milk-cooler of the water-evaporation capillary-feed type which will be strong, compact, and of large capacity and provided with improved means for draining, catching, and retaining the water, holding the fabric, and adjusting and securing the shelves" (lines 9-23). Includes specifications and illustrations.
Date: July 3, 1900
Creator: Dean, William Volney

Hoe Attachment for Cultivators.

Description: Patent for an improved cultivator with a hoe-attachment that can be "thrown into and out of operation and employed for thinning crops simultaneous with the cultivation of the same with as much convenience and accuracy as the ordinary hand hoe and with greater expedition" (lines 13-18).
Date: February 14, 1893
Creator: Eriksen, Eduard A. O. & Day, William Howell


Description: Patent for "pouches; and its primary object is to provide a novel device of this character adapted to be applied to the male organ to catch and retain all discharges coming therefrom, whereby a patient's clothes are prevented from becoming soiled" (lines 11-14) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 21, 1904
Creator: Ezell, Uberto Desaix

Clothes Washer.

Description: Patent for a new and improved clothes washer "in which air is driven by the action of a piston through the clothing and the water surrounding it"(lines 9-11), includes instruction and illustration
Date: September 22, 1885
Creator: Gardner, James D. & Brumbelow, James N.

Allen Bend Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1976
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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