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Stock-Car

Description: Patent for an improvement on patent no. 326,591 so as "to enable a series of troughs in a stock-car to be extended toward and withdrawn 'from a position in line with the heads of the stock simultaneously; second, to provide for a vibrating water-trough a self-folding end support; third, to provide a car-door for the entrance of the stock which is capable of being folded and will unfold to close the door-opening in line with the inner surface of the car; fourth, to provide a sliding rear support for a folding car-door when closed; fifth, to enable the vibrating stall-partitions to be released from a horizontally-retained position from either side of the car; sixth, to enable one exterior end portion of a stock-car to be folded in line with the end hay-racks; seventh, to combine a folding exterior end portion of a car with the interior hay-rack" (lines 18-36).
Date: January 6, 1891
Creator: Stoner, Jacob B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Image of a longhorn with "KANSAS CITY" and "EL PASO" on either side]

Description: Image of a longhorn with "KANSAS CITY" and "EL PASO" on either side. Small red, white and green ribbon extends to a round medallion at end. It states: "KANSAS CITY LEADS THEM ALL". On back of medallion: "KANSAS CITY FAVORITE MARKET FOR THE SOUTH AND WEST FOR ALL KINS OF LIVESTOCK NEWEST LARGEST AND BEST". Old Object Term: Commemorative pin, livestock
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Maps of St. Louis and Kansas City]

Description: Map shows street names, parks, fair grounds, cemeteries, railroads, bridges, public institutions; some businesses on inset; street names, cemeteries, public institutions, bridges, and horse, cable and steam railroads on verso. Includes explanation on verso. Insets: [continuation map of southern portion of St. Louis] and [detail map of downtown St. Louis]. Scale not given.
Date: [1885..1905]
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library