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Improvement in Brooms.

Description: Patent for improvement in the manufacture of corn brooms.
Date: August 15, 1871
Creator: Anderson, Edward Americus
Item Type: Patent

Steam Engine Governor.

Description: Patent for a new and improved steam-engine governor. This design consists in "the combination, with the valve-stem and governor-balls, of a lever connected with the said valve-stem, a weighted lever connected with the said valve-stem lever, a piston-rod connected with the said weighted lever, a piston attached to the said piston-rod, and a small cylinder in which the said piston operates, and which is connected at one end with the interior of the steam-chest" (lines 93-102).
Date: August 16, 1887
Creator: Arnold, Eliphalet L.
Item Type: Patent

Cattle-Guard.

Description: Patent for a new improvement in cattle guards, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 4, 1899
Creator: Arnold, Eliphalet Lester
Item Type: Patent

Rail-Joint Fastening.

Description: Patent for a new improvement in railroad rail joint fastenings, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 6, 1899
Creator: Arnold, Eliphalet Lester
Item Type: Patent

Insecticide

Description: Patent for a type of insecticide for cotton and vegetable plants. Particularly effective for use against the "boll-weevil" of cotton plants.
Date: May 26, 1903
Creator: Bourlon, Eugene A.
Item Type: Patent

Rotary Engine.

Description: Patent for an improvement in rotary engines, specifically in engines where the piston is operated by direct and expansive force of steam.
Date: December 16, 1902
Creator: Carothers, Samuel Eugene
Item Type: Patent

00738667

Description: Patent for a machine developed for the removal of insects from cotton plants by means of rotary brushes on each side and crushing-rolls below the brushes to kill the insects dislodged.
Date: December 1, 1902
Creator: Charles V. Dyer & Willie S. Willette
Item Type: Patent

Plow Mold Board.

Description: Patent for a new and improved plow mold board. This design "consists of a circular roll arranged in the mold-board near the point and covered with belting, which, in the forward movement of the plow, is revolved and carries the earth backward on an endless belt passing around rollers journaled in the end of transverse slots made in the mold-board, whereby, in the forward movement of the plow, the belt is revolved and the friction of the earth on the mold-board decreased and the plow scoured" (lines 17-28).
Date: August 22, 1882
Creator: Dahlman, Carl Oscar
Item Type: Patent

Flood-Gate.

Description: Patent for a flood-gate meant for use in mill-dams, races, and levees. Its intended use is to allow water to come to a certain height, and automatically release water once it gets past that point. When the water returns to a reasonable height, the gate automatically closes.
Date: December 26, 1893
Creator: Dean, Asa
Item Type: Patent

Insect-Destroying Machine.

Description: Patent for improvements in insect-destroying machines to remove and destroy the boll-weevil of cotton plants by “gathering the branches of the plant into position to be effectively operated upon by a revolving brush which sweeps the weevils from the plant into a box carried by the machine without injury to the cotton plants.” (Lines 25 -30)
Date: April 22, 1902
Creator: Dyer, Charles V.
Item Type: Patent

Insect-Destroying Machine

Description: Patent for an agricultural machine to remove insects (especially boll-weevils) from cotton plants.
Date: September 9, 1902
Creator: Dyer, Charles V.
Item Type: Patent

Plow Cleaning Attachment.

Description: Patent for a new and improved plow cleaner. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the mold-board of a plow, having parallel longitudinal slots . . . of upper and lower rollers, belts passing around the same beneath the mold-board, scrapers connected to said belts in line with the slots and adapted to pass over said mold-board, and means for rotating said belts" (lines 93-99).
Date: May 6, 1890
Creator: Dyer, Charles Valentine.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Brick-Machines.

Description: Patent for an improvement brick machines that includes "an endless chain of molds at the bottom of the press box [...] in combination with a pressing plate and a cut-off plate" (lines 18-22).
Date: November 2, 1875
Creator: Fisher, Charles N.
Item Type: Patent

Stylographic Fountain-Pen.

Description: Patent for stylographic fountain pens to improve them by allowing the "ink to flow freely from the point of the pen" (line 35) and allowing easy, pressurized ink refills.
Date: February 3, 1880
Creator: Fisher, Charles N. & Downes, Charles L.
Item Type: Patent

Music Holder.

Description: Patent for a new and improved sheet-music holder. This design consists "[i]n a music-holder, the combination of the base-board, the tension arms, the frictional spiral-swings, the plates perforated to receive the screw, and having the countersunk perforation to receive the knots in the ends of the elastic cords, and the knot receiver" (lines 50-55).
Date: April 28, 1885
Creator: Frampton, Joseph
Item Type: Patent

Mustache-Guard.

Description: Patent for "detachable mustache-guards, or protectors, adapted for use with drinking-cups or goblets, tumblers, and other drinking-vessels." (Lines 25-38) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 12, 1895
Creator: Frampton, Joseph
Item Type: Patent

Rail Joint, Chair, and Tie.

Description: Patent for simple, reliable and efficient means to prevent the rails from spreading or sinking at the joins. Also to provide a metal tie designed to pass through the rail chairs at the rail joints.
Date: August 11, 1908
Creator: Frampton, Joseph
Item Type: Patent

Bear Creek Quadrangle

Description: Satellite image 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: 2010
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Item Type: Map
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Bear Creek 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.)
Item Type: Map
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Bear Creek 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 1:24000
Date: 2013
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Item Type: Map
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Bear Creek 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 1:24000
Date: 1965
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Item Type: Map
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Bear Creek 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 1:24000
Date: 1978
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Item Type: Map
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