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Guard-Rail Clamp.

Description: Patent for guard rail clamps to securely clasp guard rails with the main rail with features such as spikes and braces.
Date: March 12, 1912
Creator: Akers, Harry R.
Item Type: Patent

Carbid-Feed Valve

Description: Patent for carbid-feed valve for acetylene generators whose improved form allows for balanced feeding whether closed or open.
Date: January 14, 1913
Creator: Ballard, John S.
Item Type: Patent

Whiffletree Attachment

Description: Patent for device which attaches swingle trees to double trees and decreases shocks and jerks experienced by the tree of a vehicle.
Date: August 22, 1911
Creator: Bates, William W.
Item Type: Patent

Soil survey of Ellis County, Texas

Description: Text describes climate, agriculture, and soils of Ellis County, Texas.
Date: October 13, 1911
Creator: Bennett, Frank; Burke, R. T. (Richard Thomas Avon) & Lounsbury, Clarence
Item Type: Book

Soil survey of Grayson County, Texas

Description: Text describes climate, agriculture, and soils of Grayson County, Texas.
Date: December 27, 1910
Creator: Bennett, Frank; Lounsbury, Clarence; Burke, R. T. (Richard Thomas Avon); Sweet, A. T. & Wood, Percy O.
Item Type: Book

Rail Tie and Fastening Device.

Description: Patent for improved railroad cross ties that can be used in reverse, prevent creeping rails, and be economically manufactured.
Date: January 23, 1912
Creator: Bergen, James V.
Item Type: Patent

Currycomb.

Description: Patent for an invented form of the currycomb which features the teeth that are automatically shown for action when pressure is applied.
Date: September 10, 1912
Creator: Black, Joe W.
Item Type: Patent

Churn.

Description: Patent for an improvement to churns. "The purpose of the invention is to provide a novel churn structure embodying a pair of oppositely reciprocating dashers mounted in a common churn receptacle or body and operated from a single crank wheel" (lines 15-19).
Date: February 25, 1913
Creator: Burdeaux, Carey E. & Burdeaux, Charley W.
Item Type: Patent

Wire-Stretcher.

Description: Patent for "an improved wire stretcher especially adapted for use in localities where trees or other stationary objects from which to pull are scarce" (lines 11-15).
Date: March 29, 1910
Creator: Carnes, John P.
Item Type: Patent

Lemon-Squeezer.

Description: Patent for a new lemon squeezer design for "table purposes" (line 15) and "to provide a sanitary lemon squeezer" (lines 19-20) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 14, 1911
Creator: Carroll, Frank
Item Type: Patent

Reconnoissance soil survey of the central Gulf coast area of Texas

Description: Soil survey of twelve counties on the central part of the Gulf Coastal Plain of Texas bordering the Gulf of Mexico. The counties are Brazoria, Matagorda, Calhoun, Aransas, Refugio, Bee, Goliad, Victoria, Jackson, Wharton, Dewitt, and Karnes. Text describes the area, climate, soils, agriculture, irrigation, and drainage of these counties.
Date: December 20, 1911
Creator: Carter, William T. (William Thomas)
Item Type: Book

Reconnoissance soil survey of the panhandle region of Texas

Description: Soil survey of 26 counties in the panhandle region of Texas. Included are Armstrong, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Childress, Collingsworth, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Donley, Gray, Hall, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Swisher, and Wheeler counties. Text describes the area, climate, soils, agriculture, and irrigation of these counties.
Date: October 26, 1911
Creator: Carter, William T. (William Thomas)
Item Type: Book

Soil Survey of Bell County, Texas

Description: Text describing climate, agriculture, and soils of Bell County, Texas. Accompanied by soil map.
Date: 1918
Creator: Carter, William T. (William Thomas); Lewis, H.G. & Hawker, H. W.
Item Type: Book

Soil Survey of Jefferson County, Texas

Description: Text describes climate, agriculture, and soils of Jefferson County, Texas.
Date: November 10, 1915
Creator: Carter, William T. (William Thomas); Schoenmann, L. R. (Lee Roy Adolph); Bushnell, T. M. (Thomas Mark) & Maxon, E. T.
Item Type: Book

Spring Wheel

Description: Patent for improvements on spring wheels especially those adapted for motor vehicles.
Date: November 22, 1911
Creator: Coble, Ernest L.
Item Type: Patent

Reconnoissance soil survey of South Texas

Description: Soil survey of 8 counties in the extreme southern part of Texas. Includes San Patricio, Nueces, Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr, Duval, Zapata, and Webb Counties. Text describes the area, climate, soils, alkali, agriculture, and irrigation of these counties.
Date: June 16, 1910
Creator: Coffey, George Nelson
Item Type: Book

Preserved Wood and Process of Making Same.

Description: Patent for a method of injecting preservative materials, in a manner that will reduce the cost of the treatment without greatly reducing the preservative action.
Date: March 19, 1912
Creator: Ellis, Carleton
Item Type: Patent

Aerial Navigating Apparatus.

Description: Patent for an aerial navigating apparatus with more details of combinations, construction, and presentation of parts.
Date: July 25, 1911
Creator: Flanagan, Henry.
Item Type: Patent

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for an improved cultivator that is easy to guide and operate, possesses increased durability, and is inexpensive to construct.
Date: January 3, 1911
Creator: Foster, John H.
Item Type: Patent

Target-Throwing-Device

Description: Patent for a target throwing device which is an enhanced tool to efficiently target objects and is most useful for marksmen, including illustrations.
Date: January 25, 1910
Creator: Fridell, L.A
Item Type: Patent

Insect-Destroyer.

Description: Patent for "an improved insect destroyer" ... "embodying a fuel supply and a burner for the purpose of destroying insects brushed from plants beside which the device is traveling" (lines 9, 11-14) including illustrations.
Date: 1911-11-7
Creator: Garner, William W. ; W. W. Garner & Rush, Owen T. ; O. T. Rush
Item Type: Patent

Soil Survey of Camp County, Texas

Description: Text describes climate, agriculture, and soils of Camp County, Texas.
Date: June 17, 1910
Creator: Geib, W. J. (Warren Jacob); Watson, E. B. (Ebenezer Bliss); Rice, Thomas D. (Thomas Donnelly) & Lounsbury, Clarence
Item Type: Book

Abilene 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: 1916
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Item Type: Map
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