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[Two Soldiers by Train]

Description: Photograph of two unidentified cavalry soldiers standing in front of a train car that is labeled "Express" on the left and "Cruz Roja" with the Red Cross symbol on the right." The man on the left has his hands on his hips and is wearing a large belt and the man on the right is standing with his hands at his sides.
Date: 1915~
Partner: The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley

Adjustable Device for Dressing Down Bearings

Description: Patent for a tool that dresses down bearings. Railroad engine journals and their corresponding bearings show wear over time. When replacing bearings into such a journal, without adaptation of the bearing there will be an improper fit, resulting in "hot journals" or "hot boxes". This tool adapts a bearing to a proper fit for the journal into which it will be installed.
Date: December 12, 1922
Creator: Mitchell, William A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Fountain-Valve for Locomotives

Description: This patent relates to new and useful improvements in an automatic fountain valve for locomotives. The purpose of the invention is to provide a valve that will automatically close in the case of the locomotive overturning. This valve will cut off the escaping or steam from broken pipes and prevent the scalding of engine-men who may be trapped in the cab.
Date: March 26, 1918
Creator: Yeamans, Eugence N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railroad-Switch

Description: Patent for a railroad switch that is easier to use and more effective than the "common stub switch" (lines 10-11), thereby reducing damage.
Date: December 16, 1919
Creator: Cuellar, Samuel D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Waterproof Car-Door.

Description: Patent for a freight car door of "strong, durable, and inexpensive construction which will be water and air tight, and which will be practically indestructible in case of a wreck" (lines 17-20) including illustrations.
Date: January 1, 1918
Creator: Atkinson, George C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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[News Clip: Rail protest]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: March 2, 1994, 6:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 11 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Rail protest]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: March 2, 1994, 6:00 p.m.
Duration: 50 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Train and Group Images]

Description: Collection of seven photographs attached to two album pages. The first four include a group posing in front of and driving an automobile, a woman sitting near the stairs of a front porch, and a running train. The other three photographs include a couple posing on boulders, a group posing in a train car, and a large group that appears to be a sports team.
Date: unknown
Partner: Sam Rayburn House State Historical Site
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[News Clip: Locomotive]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: January 10, 1994, 6:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 13 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Train show]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: April 15, 1994, 5:00 p.m.
Duration: 45 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Automatic Train Stop

Description: Patent for an automatic train stop. Used to simplify the construction where fewer magnets and changeable switches are necessary. To provide an automatic train control mechanism with a normally closed circuit, the breakage or disarrangement of any part that would ensure the stopping of the train.
Date: May 21, 1918
Creator: Bulla, Melbern B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tie Mold

Description: Patent is for new molds to hold in place railway ties inexpesively.
Date: September 19, 1916
Creator: Shearer, F. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Refrigerator-Car

Description: Patent for a refrigerated train car "containing ice receptacles and equipped with pipe coils through which the brine given off from the ice may be circulated around the walls of the car" (p. 1, lines 10-15) which also circulates the cooled air through the car.
Date: September 10, 1918
Creator: Dietz, Maurice B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mail-Bag Catcher

Description: Patent for improvements of mail bag catchers. This patent proposes improvements on the construction and arrangements of mail bag catchers including the alteration of the jaw and the addition of springs. Includes illustrations.
Date: March 26, 1918
Creator: Davis, Tomie
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Train] Wreck of the Don Milo

Description: Photograph of the train wreck of Don Milo. The wooden bridge is broken and at the top left is the freight train. In the right corner is debris of the partially-collapsed bridge. Men in dark suits are on top of the bridge, by the debris, and along the hillside. Accompanying information lists the broken bridge as the Lavaca River Bridge on the San Antonio and Arkansas Pass
Date: unknown
Creator: Fey and Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Wreck of the Don Milo

Description: Photograph of the Lavaca River Bridge after the wreck of the San Antonio and Aransas Pass "Don Milo" freight train. There are pieces of the wreck still in the water, and there are men on what is left of the bridge, on the bank, and in the water. A train engine is on the tracks just before the bridge. There are cows in the background. According to the accompanying article, the wreck happened on Saturday, January 5, 1890 at 5:30 P.M. after heavy rainfall, and three people were killed. On the back is written "Property of Lillie Ahrens Hallettsville, Texas" and there is an explanation of the photograph.
Date: January 15, 1890
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library
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