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Description: Patent for a new railroad tie constructed of concrete material with detachable internal reinforcements used to support the rail fastening system, with illustrations.
Date: March 31, 1914
Creator: Baca, August

Improvement in Cultivators.

Description: Patent for improvement in cultivators by making all the beams that had blades attached to them adjustable by a lever. A roller is designed for covering the seed and smoothing over the ground after the seeds are discharged by a slider which is operated by a crank-shaft near the end of the machine. A detachable revolving stalk-cutter can be used for cutting stalks on the ground by means of a suitable connector at the rear end of the machine. Illustration is included.
Date: September 7, 1869
Creator: Baker, Job McNamee

Cotton-Baling Press.

Description: Patent for "an improved construction of hydraulic baling-presses, whereby it is designed to provide simple and more durable and reliable presses of this kind than any now in use" (lines 8-12).
Date: July 29, 1884
Creator: Baumgarten, Christian

Cotton Seed Cleaner.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton-seed cleaner. This design "is to be used in connection with a machine for removing short lint from cotton-seed . . . The object of the invention is to provide a new and improved cotton-seed cleaner, which is simple and durable in construction and very effectively removes all impurities from the shell of the seed. . . . The invention consists of a revolving horizontal disk-brush and of a fixed table provided with emery-slabs and perforated plates and in contact with the brush" (lines 8-21).
Date: March 19, 1889
Creator: Baumgarten, Christian

Press for Expressing Oil from Cotton and Other Seeds.

Description: Patent for a new and improved oil-press. This design "consists in certain novel constructions and combination of the pressing-plates with each other and the ram of the press, and in means for operating said plates in independent series, whereby great efficiency is obtained, and the plates, which are guttered or grooved, may be readily cleaned" (lines 18-24).
Date: December 21, 1886
Creator: Baumgarten, Christian

Apparatus for Extracting Oils

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement "in a novel process and combination of devices or apparatus for extracting the oil from cotton seeds and other oil bearing seeds" (lines 8-12). Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 14, 1886
Creator: Baumgarten, Christian.

Cotton-Picking Shade.

Description: Patent for a cotton-picking shade that will furnish a portable shade or shield for the use of cotton-pickers to protect them from the direct rays of the sun while at work.
Date: July 22, 1879
Creator: Benthall, John C.


Description: Patent for "a cultivator of simple and durable construction, capable of being adjusted laterally to any width and vertically to any desired height" (lines 9-12).
Date: July 9, 1889
Creator: Benthall, John C.


Description: Patent for improvements in fire-escapes by enabling the fire-escapes, “when not in use, to be compactly folded and arranged within a house or other building and capable of being quickly placed in position for use and of enabling persons and goods to be rapidly lowered to the ground with perfect safety.” (Lines 14-19) Illustration is included.
Date: April 8, 1902
Creator: Boettcher, Hermann


Description: Patent for an improved design for a cotton chopper. The patent includes two sets of blades with opposite rotation and the ability to be stopped by the control of the operator. The design also includes improvements on cultivation and chopping for a more efficient process. Included are instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 25, 1880
Creator: Busch, William