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Car Race

Description: Copy negative of a car race. In the foreground are two speeding cars with a dust cloud behind them. In the background are grandstands full of people.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Exterior View of Two Buildings]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of two buildings. Both are two-story buildings with exterior windows and entrances in the middle of the first floor. There are cars parked on the street outside, and a grass median splitting the two sides of the street in the foreground.
Date: January 3, 1951
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
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Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Electric Car Brake.

Description: Patent for a new and improved electric car brake. This design "consists in a combination . . . of a friction-wheel mounted on a laterally-adjustable vertical shaft, provided at its upper end with a beveled cog-wheel, engaging with a beveled cog-wheel on a horizontal shaft, journaled in the under side of the car-floor, on which horizontal shaft is loosely mounted a worm, which engages with a worm-wheel mounted on [a] shaft . . . when this worm is locked on the shaft . . . the brake-chain will be wound on the shaft of the worm-wheel, and the brakes will be applied" (lines 10-23).
Date: September 26, 1882
Creator: Conover, Philip Vorus
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stock Car.

Description: Patent for a new and improved stock car for railroads. This design "has for its object to guard the cattle from such injury as is likely to occur to a car full of cattle by the sudden starting or stopping of the car; to furnish means for guiding the cattle into the proper compartment of the car, and to furnish means for working the device by a train-hand on top of the car" (lines 10-16).
Date: February 3, 1885
Creator: Pierce, Jonathan E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hand Car.

Description: Patent for a new and improved hand car. This design consists in "[a] hand-car constructed with a frame-work . . . and provided with a propelling mechanism consisting of the bent pipe-lever in combination with the rocking lever, provided with the socket, the connecting-rod, driving wheel, and pinion" (lines 92-98).
Date: January 16, 1883
Creator: Johnson, Roberto H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Door.

Description: Patent for a new and improved car door. This design "has for an object to provide a simple and convenient construction by which the door, which is mainly intended for grain-cars, may be pressed firmly against the bottom of the car and fastened, so it will not shake loose in making a trip, may be easily started in opening, and will be efficient and durable" (lines 8-14).
Date: January 18, 1887
Creator: Ferguson, George Jones.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Means for Propelling Railway Cars.

Description: Patent for a new and improved means for propelling railway cars. This design "relates to motive power for railway-cars, and the purpose thereof is to provide a simple combination of parts whereby each car may be impelled by a separate motor, the entire series throughout a line or train of cars being supplied with energy from a common source, whereby the full horse-power of a steam-boiler may be applied in a manner enabling it to be utilized to the greatest possible advantage and to the utmost extent" (lines 10-20).
Date: May 21, 1889
Creator: Keith, John M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stock Car.

Description: Patent for a new and improved animal stalls in stock cars. This design "has for its object to provide these stalls in such a manner that they can be readily and cheaply applied to and removed from the cars; and it also has for its further object to provide for rendering the stall-partitions laterally yielding or elastic, and yet under such a degree of tension as to withstand or resist the movements of the animals" (lines 11-18).
Date: April 17, 1883
Creator: Lewis, Henry A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automobile

Description: 1 copy negative of two photographs. The first photograph shows an automobile. The second photograph shows an automobile on a dirt road.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Photograph of Cable Car in Austria]

Description: Photograph of a cable car suspended above a mountain covered with trees. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Taken from inside cable car as we were going up. Note the rainbow painted on the car that is coming down. Note size of trees below."
Date: 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Car-Replacer.

Description: Patent for a repairable, sectional car replacer, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 22, 1891
Creator: Scott, Nelson S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seal-Lock.

Description: Patent for car locks "that cannot be tampered with without the fact being readily perceptible, and thus prevent the car passing unobserved the point where such lock was opened." (Lines 13-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 2, 1897
Creator: Haley, Fred H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Carling-Socket for Car-Frames.

Description: Patent for improvements to "carlings for the roofs of cars, such as used for transporting live or dead freight," (lines 11-13) with instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 31, 1891
Creator: Coffin, Walter E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Race

Description: Copy negative of two race cars speeding down a dirt track with dust clouds behind them. In the background are grandstands full of people.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Race Car

Description: Copy negative of a race car and a driver wearing a cap and goggles. Several men in jumpers and caps are standing around the car.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Car Race

Description: Copy negative of a car race. In the foreground is a car speeding by with a driver wearing goggles. In the background are grandstands filled with people.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library