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Railway Frog

Description: Patent for railway frog. This invention is an object to provide an improved mounting of the wing rail. Illustration included.
Date: September 21, 1904
Creator: Anderson, Sidney A.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for an arc lamp which does not spark for use in headlights for trains and automobiles and in street lights.
Date: June 28, 1910
Creator: Anderson, Thomas J.
Item Type: Patent

Apparatus for Making Cotton-Bales.

Description: Patent for improvement in apparatus for making cotton-bales from continuous sheets or bats by “employing only a single press and which permits the ginning and bat-forming devices to be operated continuously which accumulated the cotton in light and fleecy condition during the covering and removal of the bales, which feeds the cotton from the accumulator to the baling apparatus whenever this is desired.” (Lines 68-75) Illustration is included.
Date: June 18, 1901
Creator: Anderson, William E.
Item Type: Patent

Separating Apparatus

Description: Patent for separating apparatus. Illustration included.
Date: June 4, 1902
Creator: Anderson, William E. & Tompkins, Stonewall
Item Type: Patent

Bale Forming Apparatus

Description: Patent for a bale forming apparatus. This invention is designed as an improvement to existing bale-forming apparatus.
Date: October 7, 1897
Creator: Anderson, William E.; Dyer, Frank L. & Workum, Julius F.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Bale-Ties.

Description: Patent for new bale-tie formed from a single metal piece where the locking side (B) can be fastened to a rounded eye (C) on the opposite end.
Date: June 22, 1878
Creator: Anderson, William G.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for improvements in baling presses "in which the necessary motion may be imparted to the plunger in a rapid and effective manner, and which shall be productive of considerable saving of labor and power" (lines 15-19)
Date: April 29, 1890
Creator: Anderson, Zachariah J.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for "a device of this class which shall be simple in construction, in which considerable power ma be exercised without the use of complicated machinery, and which shall be rapid and effective in operation" (lines 9-14).
Date: July 23, 1889
Creator: Anderson, Zachariah J.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for an aeroplane with a propeller, which is "pivotally mounted and adjustable into different positions relative to the planes in order to produce either a rising movement or thereof or a driving movement in a horizontal or other plane" (lines 26-30).
Date: September 19, 1911
Creator: Andrae, Ernest H.; Andrae, E. H.
Item Type: Patent

Stabilizer for Flying-Machines.

Description: Patent for Stabilizer for Flying Machines. "The object of the invention being to provide simple and effective means upon the lateral margins of a main plane or supporting surface operating automatically upon the lateral oscillation of the machine in either direction to restore it to a horizontal or balanced position" (lines: 9 -16).
Date: January 28, 1911
Creator: Andrae, Ernst H.
Item Type: Patent

Fire Alarm

Description: Patent for a fire alarm. Illustration included.
Date: April 10, 1909
Creator: Andrews, Bolivar C.
Item Type: Patent

Wick Trimmer.

Description: Patent for a new and improved wick trimmer. This design "is to provide a lamp-wick trimmer with adjustable guides that will afford means to retain the implement in correct position for use on lamp-wick tubes of different sizes, and furthermore to furnish the wick-trimmer with blades that will shear the wick from each side edge toward the center simultaneously" (lines 7-14).
Date: May 31, 1892
Creator: Andrews, Daniel L.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Horse-Powers.

Description: Patent for a horse-power with a master-wheel, communicating, through a pinion, crank, and pitman.
Date: April 18, 1876
Creator: Andrews, Henry K.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a barrel cover. Illustrations included.
Date: March 19, 1910
Creator: Andrews, James R. & Waldrum, Joseph W.
Item Type: Patent

Crate for Shipping Bananas.

Description: Patent for a crate for shipping bananas that does not hurt the fruit during shipping. The crate separates the bunches so the bananas do not get crushed, and the crate is ventilated to prevent decay.
Date: August 11, 1896
Creator: Andrews, Otis
Item Type: Patent

Refrigerator Shipping-Box.

Description: Patent for a "new and useful Improvement in Shipping Boxes" (lines 5-6) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 12, 1897
Creator: Andrews, Otis
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvement in twine holders, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 26, 1899
Creator: Andrews, Otis.
Item Type: Patent

Coffee and Spice Mill.

Description: Patent for a new and improved mill for coffee and spices. This design "consists in constructing a coffee and spice mill with a hopper having arms for attaching the mill to a wall and for supporting the gear-wheel formed upon it, an inner cone-burr formed solid with the hopper, an outer shell-burr suspended from and swiveled to the inner burr by a cross-bar, rod, and hand-nut, and the gear-wheels and crank for rotating the outer-burr" (lines 22-30).
Date: March 28, 1882
Creator: Andrews, Thomas A.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Faucets.

Description: Patent for a faucet "which is inexpensive in its construction, easily repaired, and efficient in operation" (lines 7-8), including illustrations.
Date: August 7, 1877
Creator: Andrews, Thomas A.
Item Type: Patent

Improvement in Bale-Ties

Description: Patent for an improved bale-tie whose frame is provided with an end bar having wedge-shaped catch.
Date: January 29, 1878
Creator: Andrews, Thomas S.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for vehicle-axle "with removable spindles which when they become worn may be easily and quickly removed and replaced by new ones." (lines 13-15); including illustration and instructions
Date: May 29, 1900
Creator: Andrews, W. H.
Item Type: Patent