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Tombstone-Mold

Description: Patent for a "new and useful Tombstone-Mold" (lines 5-6), including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 2, 1913
Creator: Cameron, Neill C.
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Plow-Point.

Description: Patent for a plow-point that can be used on a shovel or spade plow. "it consists of an attachment which can be applied to the point of these plows and which will operate to more effectually divide the ground and allow the plow to cultivate the hardest and most refractory kinds of soil" (lines 10-15).
Date: December 4, 1894
Creator: Prentice, Thomas
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Process of Extinguishing Fire

Description: Patent for a method to extinguish fire. In a fire event, a container holding sulfur and alum is added to a tank holding water, soda and salt which will create pressure and eject the water in the tank.
Date: June 14, 1892
Creator: Millis, Hiram S.
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Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for improvements in car-couplings by using a combination of “a rod pivoted at its front end to the side of the draw-head and pivotally connected at its rear end..... when the draw-head is driven to the rear by the force of the blow received in coupling with another draw-head, the lug will be pressed to the front,” (lines 30-40) illustration is included.
Date: March 17, 1891
Creator: Bright, Tom Full
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Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for improvements in car-couplings “with means for elevating the coupling-link without the necessity of the brakeman going between the cars, and also to provide means for holding the coupling-pin out of engagement with the link when the cars are uncoupled, said pin being automatically released when the cars come together, so that it will fall by gravity and engage with said link.” (Lines 17-25) Illustration is included.
Date: June 2, 1891
Creator: Hamilton, Weston G.
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Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design relates "especially to that class known as 'gravity-pin supports;' and the object thereof is to provide improved means for supporting the pin so that it can be operated from the top of the car, or so that it will drop automatically when two cars come together" (lines 9-14). It consists, "with the coupling-pin and a supporting-arm pivotally connected to the draw-head and to the upper end of said pin, of a weight carried by said arm, and means . . . for supporting said weight and for tripping it" (lines 6-12).
Date: November 18, 1890
Creator: Epperson, Alexander
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Plow.

Description: Patent for a subsoil plow that is adjustable and includes a root cutter.
Date: October 17, 1911
Creator: West, William O.
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Mail-Box.

Description: Patent for a mail box, which is movable to allow it to be drawn closer to the road for mail delivery and then put back in its original position.
Date: July 12, 1910
Creator: Mills, Joseph H.
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Mail-Box Hanger

Description: Patent for a mail box hanger for mailboxes that allows the mailman to easily deliver mail to them.
Date: December 3, 1912
Creator: Bell, Fred
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