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[News Script: Road harvest]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a "nail picker,' a truck with a powerful magnet on its back, visiting the Dallas area and picking up metal objects.
Date: March 14, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
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Ventilating Apparatus

Description: Patent for a ventilation apparatus that prevents the accumulation of dust in the interior of passenger coaches on railway-trains, while also cooling the coach.
Date: March 14, 1901
Creator: Reynolds, William H. B.
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Description: Patent for a vine cutter that is meant "to simplify the construction of devices of this character by means of an integral formation of the cutter" (lines 8-10). It can be "adapted to be applied to a plow standard or foot consisting of a pair of cutting knives or shares integrally connected by a front cross-piece with a single central opening therein for the passage therethrough of a single securing bolt, the knives being rearwardly divergent and obliquely arranged at a downward angle, the lower edges of said knives or shares being sharpened and their rear ends curved upwardly, the said lower edges of the knives or shares adjacent to the said cross-piece being formed blunt" (lines 90-102).
Date: March 14, 1893
Creator: Wheeler, John H.
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Nut Lock

Description: Patent for invented a new and useful Nut-Lock. Invention relates to improvements in nut locks of the class known as "spring and ratchet," for the purpose of proving a simple, cheap and easily operated nut lock without injury to any parts, and in which the locking means are concealed and protected while in the operative positions (10-15)
Date: March 14, 1893
Creator: Arnold, Eliphalet, L.
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