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Bed Rail Fastener

Description: Patent for a bed rail fastener. "The purpose of this invention is to provide novel features of construction for a bed rail fastener, which afford a very secure connection of the ends of the side rails of a metal bedstead with the head and foot posts of the bed." (lines 9-14). Illustration included.
Date: May 11, 1909
Creator: Berry, Thomas O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Largest wind turbines in America, in Big Spring

Description: Photograph of the largest wind turbines in America, according to a Big Spring promotional blurb In 1998, TU Electric and York Research began phase 1 of the Big Spring Wind Power Project. These wind turbines are 371 foot tall. This photo taken from the edge of the Edwards Plateau.
Date: August 6, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Howard County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Howard County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, townships, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1922
Creator: Hedick, J. D.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Big Springs

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Big Spring, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, roads, bodies of water, landmarks, and borders, with relief shown by contours (interval 100 feet with supplementary contours at 50 foot intervals) and spot heights. A location diagram is included in the lower-right corner. Scale 1:250,000
Date: 1954
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Location: None
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Howard County, Texas.

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Howard County, Texas, showing land ownership, townships, creeks, rivers, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, and railroads. A diagram of a section is included in the upper-right corner. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil, "See fly leaf Bk 127 - connection with H & TC Bk I7." Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1870
Creator: Gast, August
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Gulf Oil Men by Well

Description: Photograph of several men from Gulf Oil, all but one in waterproof gear, working on an oil well in Howard County, Texas. The man on the left, facing the camera, is J. D. Bonner.
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
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