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[Trading Card: Beauchamp Springs]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the Geocache Challenge program for Tyler State Park, depicting a stream creating a small waterfall between large, moss-covered rocks into a pool below. The back of the card includes information about the park and the springs.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a cultivator for cotton farming meant to be strong and durable as well as light and inexpensive to construct; to make it convenient to adjust the shovel beams for different distances between rows; and to support the shovel-beams in an elevated position so that they do not contact the ground and to allow them to be lowered as needed.
Date: August 12, 1902
Creator: Comstock, Andrew J.

Apparatus for Filling Bottles.

Description: Patent for an "apparatus for filling bottles with crude petroleum, turpentine, and other liquids; and its object is to provide an improved construction which shall possess superior advantages with respect to efficiency in operation" (lines 14-19).
Date: May 5, 1896
Creator: McKay, Felix Early

Wedge-Buckle.

Description: Patent for improvements in wedge-buckles by using a “combination of a stiff plate having wedge-shaped side jaws, of the strap having an inwardly-curved spring portion terminating in projections and flanges which engage the jaws, and adapted to be straightened outwardly in clamping a belt of band between the plate and strap” to (Lines 18-24, p. 2) Illustration is included.
Date: November 27, 1900
Creator: White, Lee

Burial Apparatus

Description: Patent for improvements in burial apparatus, relating particularly to linings and coverings for graves, which are designed to do away with all appearance of earth or dirt in the placing of caskets or coffins in the ground.
Date: May 7, 1901
Creator: Spear, William

Buckle.

Description: Patent for a "buckle which may be quickly and readily attached to or detached from the straps and which will permit of the ready and rapid adjustment of the straps and at the same time will positively hold the same in their adjusted positions" (lines 13-18).
Date: September 1, 1903
Creator: Pool, Robert C.

Driving Mechanism

Description: Patent for a driving mechanism. The object of the invention is to provide a simple and efficient mechanism for transforming reciprocatory motion into rotary motion. It can be adapted in order to connect to other mechanisms.
Date: January 16, 1906
Creator: Allison, A. J.

Support for Attachment to Desks.

Description: Patent for "a stand, shelf, or holder for attachment to desks...for the purpose of supporting a type-writer [or] reference-book... the object in view being to provide a support of this character with means for attaching the same to a desk and means for swinging or revolving said support so that the... article may be readily and conveniently brought around to the front of the desk for use... and then swung back out of the way upon the side of the desk." (lines 12-24)
Date: August 11, 1903
Creator: Bell, William Jackson

Tyler State Park

Description: A map of Tyler State Park showing bathroom access, campgrounds, trails, fish and catch regulations for said fish, etc. There is additional information for purchasing park passes that allow for free access to all 90 Texas state parks for free yearly for the recipient and their carload of guests.
Date: 2013
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.

Pessary

Description: Patent for an improved uterine dilator for the application of medicine to the uterus, with illustrations.
Date: July 22, 1902
Creator: Overton, Benjamin Franklin

Railroad-Tie.

Description: Patent for railroad-ties, and "the special object of the invention is to make a railroad cross-tie of metal, built up firmly and secured to the rails without screws, bolts, rivers, cushions or other appurtenances." (Lines 14-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 11, 1896
Creator: Noonan, Philip