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Boring-Bit.

Description: Patent for a boring drill. The invention creates a new means "for connecting the constituent members of the head so as to provide novel means for assembling the head with a driving element" (lines 19-22).
Date: 1913-6-10
Creator: Larnce, John B.; Townsend, S. L. & Keith, Aubrey R.
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Rotary Drilling Apparatus

Description: Patent for well drilling apparatus (commonly known as rotaries) with eliminated screws and nuts, and reduced minimum number of parts, and which provides a quickly and easily operable gripping device.
Date: June 22, 1915
Creator: Black, Lee J.
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Demountable Rim

Description: Patent for a durable yet inexpensive "demountable rim for vehicle wheels" (lines 12-13), with a sectional design for ease of attachment and removal.
Date: September 16, 1913
Creator: McPherson, Arthur
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Meter.

Description: Patent for a meter measuring the flow of liquid with a dial indicating gallons per hour for use in vehicles with internal combustion engines.
Date: April 21, 1914
Creator: Carroll, William G.
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PUMP CYLINDER

Description: Patent for a removable liner for a pump cylinder bore, including illustrations.
Date: February 24, 1914
Creator: Black, Lee J.
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Lubricating Appara

Description: Patent for a lubricating apparatus used for internal combustion engines, whereby the lubricant or oil is forced, as by a pump, to a distributing tank containing oil under predetermined pressure, and from said tank permitted to drop by gravity or flow under pressure, as desired, to the elements of the engine to be lubricated.
Date: December 12, 1916
Creator: Shaw, Robert J.
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Rail-Joint.

Description: Patent for a rail joint designed to provide an improved joint employing means without the use of bolts for securely connecting adjacent rail ends together and holding them in place against longitudinal and spreading movement, including illustrations.
Date: January 4, 1916
Creator: Peppers, Jerry C.
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Smoke-Separator.

Description: Patent for "a new and improved smoke separator designed for use in connection with smelter furnaces and other apparatus, and arranged to effectively prevent poisonous or obnoxious gases from passing into the atmosphere, at the same time retaining and saving valuable matter contained in the smoke" (lines 9-16); including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 9, 1913
Creator: Holmes, Clayton Floyd
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Velocipede

Description: A patent for a quadrucycle, or bicycle with four wheels, adaptable for use on railroads.
Date: June 13, 1882
Creator: McCombs, Paul
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Gage for Adjusting Planer Knives.

Description: Patent for a new and improved gauge for planer knives. This design is "for use in planing and other mills where side heads are used to supply the need of a convenient appliance for holding the side heads in best position for filing, sharpening, or setting the bits, to afford a strong machine for holding the side heads firmly and securely in any position that the work[person] may desire while sharpening or adjusting the bits to the desired pattern" (lines 30-38).
Date: June 17, 1884
Creator: Thompson, Francis B.
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Pipe Wrench.

Description: Patent for a new and improved pipe-wrench. This design consists in "the handle having the integral L-shaped foot at its end forming the rigid jaw of the wrench, said foot or jaw having its inner face curved, so as to receive and provide a bearing for the pipe, and its outer face at right angles to the handle, and said face being serrated, combined with the C-shaped swinging jaw pivoted at one end to the handle by a single bolt, and having its entire inner face serrated from the pivot-point to the outer end, and the teeth along the outer edge of the handle in close proximity to the rigid foot" (lines 12-24).
Date: December 17, 1889
Creator: Smith, James R.
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Dredging-Machine

Description: Patent for "a dredger which shall in an improved manner co-operate with and utilize the current in removing accumulations from the bed of channels" (lines 13-17).
Date: December 24, 1889
Creator: Fletcher, William A.
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Refuse-Carrier Frame.

Description: Patent for a support frame for devices that carry refuse from the saw mill to the burning pile, with instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 19, 1891
Creator: Zimmerman, Joseph W.
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Log-Loading Mechanism.

Description: Patent for a machine that hauls and loads logs upon cars from either side of the track, or both sides at once. The machine can easily be transported on a car. The machine "consists, essentially, in a platform of about the length of an ordinary log-car and of a height and width to enable it to span the same, mounted upon which are a steam engine and a boiler and a rotating crane, said platform being provided with pivoted legs for holding it above the track, with pivoted legs for holding it above the track, with means for locking said legs in a vertical position" (lines 23-30).
Date: April 14, 1896
Creator: Fletcher, WIlliam Andrew
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Log-Loader.

Description: Patent for improvements in a machine that hauls logs and loads them on railways, based on a patent application submitted by the inventor previously (serial no. 563,242). A swinging crane loads and unloads the logs.
Date: August 11, 1896
Creator: Fletcher, William A.
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Means for Propelling Boats.

Description: Patent for a means for propelling boats that uses pneumatic pressure and does not use propellers and screws. The invention has increased propulsion.
Date: October 16, 1894
Creator: Higgins, Pattillo
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Dredging Apparatus.

Description: Patent for an improved dredging apparatus that plows or scoops, and has "an endless traveling elevator, the latter, being arranged in a rigid frame that is supported at a suitable angle, and the scoop being hinged to the lower end of said frame so that it works horizontally, or practically so" (lines 9-14).
Date: October 30, 1894
Creator: Hyatt, Frank A.
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Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for improved car couplings "of the Janney type, capable of readily coupling on short curved, and adapted to be either coupled or uncoupled without going between cars. A further object of the invention is to provide means whereby the parts may be readily set for automatic coupling, or to prevent coupling." (Lines 13-20) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 19, 1895
Creator: Armstrong, James P.
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