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Steam-Pressure and Water-Level Recorder for Boilers.

Description: Patent for a division on the inventor's previous patent application (No. 404,658). This patent is for a device that records steam pressure and water levels in boilers, and is meant "to provide a new and improved steam pressure recorder for boilers, which is simple and durable in construction, very effective in operation, and arranged to automatically record the pressure of the steam in the boiler for a given period" (lines 14-19).
Date: April 18, 1893
Creator: Lewis, William Morgan
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Automatic Dumping Cage

Description: Patent for a new and improved automatic dumping cage. This invention is to "use in the shafts of coal and other mines"(line 9-10).
Date: November 30, 1897
Creator: Gordon, William K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Air-Brake Governor

Description: Patent for an air brake governor improvement that regulates the pressure of fluid or air in the braking system as to prevent it from braking with too much pressure.
Date: July 10, 1906
Creator: Williams, Leonard F.
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Description: Patent for a recharging valve "to permit recharging the auxiliary reservoirs of an automatic air-brake system without involving the release of the brakes." (lines 8-11) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 3, 1905
Creator: Williams, Leonard F.
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[Panoramic View of Thurber, Texas]

Description: Copy photo of a panoramic view of Thurber, Texas, including a long train of cars carrying coal. The caption of the photo says "Panoramic View of Thurber, Texas - 40 cars coal ready to ship and the vitrified brick plant. - population about 6000 - the largest coal producing town in the Southwest - capacity 100 cars per day." Below the image are written "July 1911" and "Texas & Pacific Quarterly pg 72."
Date: July 1911
Partner: The Grace Museum

Red Brick Abandoned Building in Thurber, Texas

Description: Photograph of a red brick building covered in vines and surrounded by trees and shrubs. The building, which is in the background of the image, is facing toward the left and has a flat top roof that is not visible. There is an open tunnel entrance made with red slatted wood on the righthand side of the building. Above this entrance there is a multipanel round top window. There is another smaller round top window beside the entrance close to the ground. Next to this window there is a white round top panel also positioned close to the ground. The side of the building is covered with healthy green vines. There is a large bushy tree covering most of the front of the building. The image is framed with the tops of bushes along the bottom of the foreground.
Date: August 7, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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