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Railway Tie

Description: Patent for a metallic cross ties. This tie is an improvement on previous metallic rail-ties. Illustration included.
Date: September 19, 1905
Creator: Field, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gang-Plow.

Description: Patent for a gang plow for “the use of a greater or lesser number of plow units in the gang or series and, to provide as a rear support for the plow a rear furrow-wheel associated with adjusting means for raising or lowering the rear end of the plow to regulate the depth of cut and; with additional adjusting means arranged to shift the crank-axle of said wheel to properly resist the side draft of the plow and, to aid in directing the latter in four-side plowing in order that comparatively sharp corners may be turned.” (Lines 17-28) Illustration is included.
Date: January 3, 1905
Creator: Luecke, Henry C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department