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J.D. Moore Truck #3

Description: Photograph of a moving truck parked on the side of a road. On the side of the truck it reads "J.D. MOORE - Transfer & Storage - Bonded Warehouse - Long Distance Moving".
Date: 1958
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Car Truck.

Description: Patent for a new and improved car-truck. This design "relates to railway-car trucks; and it consists in providing the axle inside the wheel with a supplementary journal and shoulder and a supplementary journal-box supported above the inside journal by the truck-frame, said supplementary journal-box being immediately over the inside journal and arranged so as to support the truck on the inside journal should the outside journal become broken or inoperative by means of a hot box or otherwise" (lines 10-20).
Date: September 11, 1888
Creator: Tull, Francis Shalis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Standard for Logging Cars.

Description: Patent for a new and improved standard for logging-cars. This design "consists of a pivoted standard connected by links to a lever a short distance from its pivot, so that when the lever is turned out of alignment with the links the standard will be firmly locked in position. . . . The object of [the] invention is to provide a standard for cars and wagons which can be readily turned down out of the way when loading, and which, when turned up into position, will be firmly and securely held" (lines 7-16).
Date: August 2, 1887
Creator: Minnock, Edmund Junius
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Capitol Truck and Trailer Company

Description: Photograph of the interior of the building showing offices and cashier. A number of men are standing about in the area. Capitol Truck and Trailer Company was located at 4822 E. 1st Street.
Date: May 27, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library