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Description: Patent for improvements in thill-couplings "whereby provision is made for the easy connection and disconnection of the shafts or pole of the vehicle without any unscrewing or removal of bolts or pins" (para. 2).
Date: November 26, 1872
Creator: Fitzsimmons, Henry
Description: Patent for an improvement in spring wheels in which "a maximum of resiliency or shock absorbing power is obtained, with the employment of comparatively few elements" (lines 11-14). The spring wheel has multiple spokes that are telescoping sections of coil spring, held in a distended position to eliminate lateral strains upon the wheel.
Date: December 10, 1912
Creator: Kilgore, Starling
Description: Patent for a new floor-surfacing machine that is "pivotally mounted upon supporting carriers and carrying an abrading roller which may be forced into contact with the floor to be smoothed, or withdrawn from said contact by operating the machine upon its pivoted support" (lines 11-18), which includes illustrations and instructions.
Date: December 27, 1910
Creator: Warner, William E.
Description: Patent for "improvements in tourist's glasses" ... "intended for the use of tourists, hunters, ranchmen, botanists, mineralogists, and analogous purposes, the object of which is to combine with a compass a plurality of instruments particularly adapted for the aforesaid persons and purposes" (lines 10-17) including illustrations.
Date: January 21, 1908
Creator: Faehrmann, John M. ; J. M. Faehrmann
Description: Patent for "indicators for displaying to passengers in a car the names of approaching streets or stations" (lines 9-11) including mechanical specifications and illustrations.
Date: January 14, 1908
Creator: Higgins, Polk Maderson & Lee Dolphia Harmes
Description: Patent for closure of bottles used for liquors and medicines which will prevent an attempt to refill the bottle after its contents have been removed. Therefore, preventing the reuse of the bottle for fraudulent purposes.
Date: January 2, 1906
Creator: Herrington, Jacob
Description: Patent for a new type of brake staff for trains featuring a modular design allowing its form to be changed as necessary. This is useful for connecting train cars where regular brake staffs may get in the way. Including illustrations.
Date: September 12, 1905
Creator: Clark, James Thomas & Meyer, Henry L.