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Automatic Fountain-Valve for Locomotives

Description: This patent relates to new and useful improvements in an automatic fountain valve for locomotives. The purpose of the invention is to provide a valve that will automatically close in the case of the locomotive overturning. This valve will cut off the escaping or steam from broken pipes and prevent the scalding of engine-men who may be trapped in the cab.
Date: March 26, 1918
Creator: Yeamans, Eugence N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ignition System for Internal-Combustion Engines.

Description: Patent for Ignition System for Internal-Combustion Engines. "This invention relates to ignition systems for internal combustion engines and comprehends the provision of a dual ignition system for multiple cylinder engines with which either battery or magneto current may be used and having only two coils, one with a vibrator for the magneto current and one without a vibrator for the battery current." (line - 2)
Date: April 23, 1918
Creator: Richards, Harvey B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tire Shrinker to Dragster

Description: Collection of Texas, Jamaican and Irish folklore, including stories about drag racing, treasure hunting, frontier preachers, Irish storytellers, mock bidding in Jamaica, and more. The index begins on page 247.
Date: 1968
Creator: Hudson, Wilson M.
Partner: UNT Press

Tank Furnace

Description: Patent for a tank-furnace for the purpose of an easier way to heat water. Development and use are within text; includes illustrations to demonstrate the object of the patent.
Date: November 27, 1917
Creator: Yaeger, George
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Machine for Making Lunch-Rolls.

Description: Patent for a machine that makes lunch rolls. By using the machine, people (particularly street vendors) can make hamburger rolls similar to the Mexican hot tamale.
Date: May 14, 1918
Creator: Wiseman, William E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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