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[News Script: Deer]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the first deer killing of the season.
Date: November 18, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
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Nut Lock

Description: Patent for a nut lock. Illustration included.
Date: August 22, 1905
Creator: Marx, Ernest Max & Moses, Ealy J.
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Description: Patent for a rail joint, which will be brought closer together when more weight is put on it.
Date: March 31, 1908
Creator: Bailey, John P. H.
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Description: Patent for an innovation in the combination and arrangement of parts for car-couplers including illustrations.
Date: August 7, 1900
Creator: Hawkins, David
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Check Controlled Apparatus

Description: Patent for a check controlled apparatus. This invention "is to provide a check controlled apparatus for a receptacle arranged to fasten the lid of the receptacle and including a key supported to be released by the key" (lines 12-16). Illustration included.
Date: February 22, 1910
Creator: Wilson, James A.
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Description: Patent for a triple rail railway switch with improved opening and closing mechanisms.
Date: June 4, 1912
Creator: Phinney, Grover Cleveland
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Description: Patent for an aeroplane. This invention does not use any mechanism to maintain the planes equilibrium. Illustration included.
Date: November 5, 1912
Creator: Goebel, Alois
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Description: Patent for improvements in tailway-tie by “the provision of a clamping plate terminating at one end in a pair of spaced brackets that extend over the base flange of the rail, the said clamping plate being held in engagement with the base flange of the rail by a pair of spaced lugs formed with the top plate of the tie and which bear against the rear end of the clamping plate. Further, this would give greater strength and stability to the proper by seating the rail flange directly upon the top p… more
Date: January 4, 1910
Creator: Brister, William T.
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Description: Patent for improving of the churn's mechanical process by means of the construction of churn covers which prevent the liquid from splashing out the churn.
Date: October 6, 1903
Creator: Poole, Robert J.
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The Cretaceous Area North of the Colorado River

Description: Geologic map of a portion of South Texas, showing Cretaceous rocks divided into two sequences - lower Cretaceous series and upper Cretaceous series. Shows also Tertiary and Paleozoic rocks. The map also includes county lines, cities and towns, roads, railroads, bodies of water, and areas of elevation. Relief shown by contours and spot heights.
Date: unknown
Creator: Taff, J. A.; Leverett, S. & Dumble, Edwin Theodore
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Burnet Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Burnet County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Handwritten notes haven been on the published map in pencil to indicate the addition of Phantom Hill Road, traced from Burnet County photograph from 1854. Scale [ca. 1:193,939] (4000 varas to 11/16 of an inch).
Date: 1924
Creator: McDonald, H. F. & Giles, J. Bascom
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Texas Blanco sheet

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Blanco, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing parts of Blanco, Burnet, Comal, Travis, and Hays Counties. The map indicates county lines, towns, roads, rivers, creeks, and areas of elevation. Relief shown by contours (interval 50 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:125,000 On verso: Explanation and history of topographic maps of the U.S. and standard symbols used.
Date: 1940
Creator: Gannett, Henry; Thompson, A. H.; Douglas, E. M. & Fitch, C. H.
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