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Axle Lubricator.

Description: Patent for a new and improved axle-lubricator. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the tube having the threaded outer end, of the cap threaded to close said end, and the shank or stem carrying the conical plug at its lower or inner end, and screw-threaded to work through a threaded perforation of the cap, a shoulder being provided on the stem or shank at the base of the threads, operating to cause the unscrewing of the cap by the continued turning of the shank or stem" (lines 80-89).
Date: April 13, 1886
Creator: Hawkins, Andrew Jackson & Allen, Sam Henry
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Bottle.

Description: Patent for "a bottle and stopper whereby the bottle can be filled in the ordinary manner, but after being sealed by the stopper of novel construction it cannot be refilled after once being emptied without breaking or fracturing the bottle." (Lines 12-18) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 31, 1897
Creator: Stallings, George V.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Derrick.

Description: Patent for a portable derrick "in which the derrick-frame is rotatable, the same being especially adapted for use in handling bales of cotton, baggage, ice, and other heavy articles." (Lines 14-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 9, 1897
Creator: Stallings, George V.
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Self-Dumping Cage for Hoisting Coal, & c., from Mines.

Description: Patent for improvements in self-dumping cage for hoisting coal or other minerals by first provide a simple and easily-controlled dumping mechanism which can be set at bottom of shaft; second, to secure a positive action of the dumping mechanism and reduce the shock and strain commonly incident to the operation of self-dumping cages; third, to provide a firmer and more easily operated dog for holding car on cage-platform. (Lines 15-22) Illustration is included.
Date: June 25, 1901
Creator: Burdic, Malvern W.
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Car Door Opener.

Description: Patent for a car door opener, making it possible to open a car door without using a hammer or injuring oneself.
Date: July 31, 1906
Creator: Gibson, Levi D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tie

Description: Patent for a metallic casing for a railroad tie. Illustrations included.
Date: August 27, 1912
Creator: Bzsan, Stefan
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department