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[Planes Lined Up on Strip]

Description: Photograph of two or three WWII era planes being lined up on an airstrip. Several orange cones are lined up on the ground and a group of people can be seen gathered in the background near one of the planes. A man can be seen walking to the left and a white truck can be seen in the right foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Stanley Bailey No. 28 transitional fore plane]

Description: Stanley Bailey No. 28 transitional fore plane. Has a beech wood stock with what looks similar to an iron plane screwed to the top. The front of the iron setting starts 5.2 cm from the face/sole and ends 6.2 cm before the heel. Between the iron and wood is a thin wooden board that has been cut into the shape of the iron piece. At the front of the iron is a mushroom shaped knob which is screwed on. The iron is not very wide here but gets wider towards the center where it takes on a rectangular shape. There is now a hole in the wood stock that is lined with iron. The front is straight but the back slopes upward so that the hole at the bottom is .7 cm X 6 cm and the top is 7.5 cm X 6 cm. Within this hole, from the back forward, is the frog, cutter, basic iron and lever cap. The lever cap has a diamond texture on the front. The frog has an adjustment screw. At this point the iron piece once again gets thinner but longer than the front. ON top of the iron is a cross between an L and 2-shaped handle with part of the very top broken off and two nails sticking out. There is a screw in the top of the handle. There is another screw in the very back of the entire iron piece.
Date: 1885
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Scrapped Plane

Description: Copy photograph of an aerial view of a scrapped plane and several trucks and men in a field. The men appear to be dismantling the plane. The American aircraft star insignia is visible on the left wing and near the center of the body of the plane. The number on the tail is 25459.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Plane Nicknamed "Li'l Yutz"

Description: Copy photograph of three men standing beneath a plane named "Li'l Yutz." There is a caricature of a Dutch person near the name. A fourth man is climbing a ladder into the plane. Other planes are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Gage Attachment for Bench-Planes.

Description: The invention is "to improve the construction of gages for planes and to provide a simple, inexpensive, and efficient device adapted to be readily applied to the stock of the plane and capable of being set at different angles" (lines 10-15) "to enable the face of a board to be accurately planed at the desired angle" (lines 16-17).
Date: November 13, 1900
Creator: Smith, Millage M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Copy negative of two images of a C130 plane on a runway. In the middle of the picture a crest reads "516th TAC ALFT WING" and it shows personnel, guns and a package being parachuted in the air.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Bench Plane.

Description: Patent for a new and improved bench plane. This design "consists in a stirrup pivoted to the sides of the plane in such a manner that the traverse piece of the stirrup passes through a transverse groove in the under surface of the plane, this groove increasing in height toward the rear of the plane, so that when the plane is drawn backward it will be slightly raised by this stirrup, so that the cutting-edge of the plane-iron cannot slide on the board being planed" (lines 10-19).
Date: November 22, 1881
Creator: Sawyer, George Frederic
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Military Airplanes

Description: Copy negative of a squadron of military airplanes in Mexico. The planes are lined up on the ground and several military personnel are crowded around them. Written across the bottom of the image is, "Squadron of Military Airplanes being used in the Campaign against Pancho Villa." In the bottom left-hand corner is, "W.H. Horne Co., El Paso, Tex. 3030".
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library