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Safety-Signal-Board Attachment.

Description: Patent for an attachment to railroad safety signal boards that holds orders for trains in a box that only opens when the danger or stop signal is raised on the semaphore. To get the clear signal, the orders must be replaced in the box or put on a clip on the outside of the box, which rings an alarm while they are there to alert the railroad operator to reset the box.
Date: February 26, 1907
Creator: Gates, William Thomas
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Train-Order Signal.

Description: Patent for a train order signal, which prevents accidental clear signals from the semaphores by requiring the train order pad to be replaced before a signal can be given.
Date: May 18, 1909
Creator: Gates, William T.
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Power Plow

Description: Patent for a plow "operated by power, such as traction-engines, with which such plows may be readily connected, and which are usually so constructed as to conveniently transmit motion to the operating mechanism of the plow." (line 8-12)
Date: June 2, 1903
Creator: Parker, John L.
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Horse-Detacher.

Description: Patent for a device to release horses reins in the case of the horse running away.
Date: November 12, 1907
Creator: McDanill, John Riley
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Acetylene-Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for improving an Acetylene-Gas Generator. To eliminate a check valve between the generator and the gasometer, this will purify the gas and keep siphoning off of water from occurring.
Date: September 8, 1903
Creator: Gribble, William A.
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Framing-Tool

Description: Patent for a framing tool designed to ease the laying of "rafters, stair carriages and the like" (lines 14-15). The tool assists in measuring proper "dimensions of cuts to be made in timber to accomplish desired construction" (lines 19-20).
Date: September 26, 1911
Creator: Whitlock, John N.
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Seed Planter.

Description: Patent for a "seed planting machine mounted upon a wheeled frame adapted to form a furrow and drop a predetermined quantity of seed at predetermined intervals" (lines 14-19), including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 25, 1914
Creator: Cantrell, Isaac D.
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[Kelo at Manion Ranch]

Description: Photograph of Tommy Manion's horse, Kelo outside in a field at Manion Ranch. There are hands visible holding the leash of the horse along with several horses standing in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Shugart, Don
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Chip Knost Family Photo]

Description: Photograph of Chip Knost and his family posing on a patio in front of a house and trees. Chip and his son are standing on the left, holding ropes, and his wife and daughter are standing on the left. They are all wearing Western-style clothing and the children heach have one foot propped on a planter with a wooden ladder.
Date: 1989
Creator: Shugart, Don
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[Horses at Manion Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a group of horses at the Manion Ranch owned by Tommy Manion. There are four horses of varying breed and coloration. From left: auburn, auburn, palomino, roan. The horses are behind a brown pipe fence and rest their heads on the top pipe. Each horse wears a collar with a clip.
Date: unknown
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