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Switch-Stand.

Description: Patent for a switch-stand for railroads with a vertically movable crank bar that is easily locked into position and a cam lever. The invention is operated more easily than other switch-stands.
Date: September 4, 1894
Creator: Driever, Benjiman F. & Mixon, James W.

Cleburne Sheet

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 1:125000
Date: 1894
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Breast-Strap for Harness.

Description: Patent for "a breast-strap so constructed as to obviate pressure on the windpipe of the horse and to transfer such pressure to the shoulders; to obviate chafing or rubbing of the breast-strap upon the shoulders, and to permit them to move freely in advance of each other as a result of the movements of the horse." (Lines 12-18) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 25, 1894
Creator: Russell, Charles H.

Baling-Press.

Description: Patent for improvements in baling presses: "This invention relates to baling presses provided with runners, (instead of the usual wheels,) to be removed about the field; and my objects are, to construct such a press in such a manner that it can be readily started down with but few stakes, second; to provide a rigid but removable side brace to prevent the press from canting, and third; to prevent the operating lever from canting or swinging upward or downward when in operation; and to promote simplicity" (lines 17-27).
Date: April 10, 1894
Creator: Schubert, George