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Headlight.

Description: Patent for Locomotive-headlights, "and has for its principal object to so construct the lamp and its casing as to permit of the lighting or adjusting the lamp-blaze from the back of the headlight box…” (lines 8-13) including illustrations.
Date: December 2, 1902
Creator: Stanton, James Robertson
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Oil-Burner.

Description: Patent for oil-burner that is used by being connected to a steam-boiler. It is simply constructed to produce a very high degree of heat with a comparatively small amount of hydrocarbon oil.
Date: December 16, 1902
Creator: Jenkins, Wellington S.
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Cultivator Attachment.

Description: Patent for cultivator attachment that is useful in breaking up the soil at opposite side of the plants and leveling the ground between the rows. It can be adjusted to any desired angle (vertical, horizontal) or level (up and down).
Date: January 6, 1903
Creator: Brewer, John Meed.
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Grave Filler.

Description: Patent for a grave-filling machine, which transports dirt into the hole of the grave.
Date: August 19, 1902
Creator: Deering, Uriah H.
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Gate-Latch.

Description: Patent for a gate latch "comprising pivoted arms having hooked front ends which are normally spread out" (lines 85-87), including illustrations.
Date: January 9, 1906
Creator: Drennan, John S.
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Dental Mold.

Description: Patent for dental mold, it is an improvement on patent no. 700855, by the same inventor. The improvement was to have open sides and large exit at the bottom of the lower neck of the mold, and a flask having a wide inlet in order to keep the molten metal from contact with the metal of the mold to avoid being suddenly cooled. (Lines 19-23) Illustration is included.
Date: March 31, 1903
Creator: Streetman, Willard
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Casting Dental Plates.

Description: Patent for casting dental plates which builds upon a previous patent by the same inventor, Patent No. 633,222, accepted on September 19, 1899. This patent professes to eliminate previous issues with casting metal such as pinholes and air bubbles that create imperfections in the dental plates.
Date: May 27, 1902
Creator: Streetman, Willard
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Improvement in Rotary Engines.

Description: Patent for Improvement in Rotary Engines concerning "the arms of the frame" (lines 9), which are powered by steam and "steam valves with arms" (line 17) including a detailed explanation and description of the illustration.
Date: February 5, 1878
Creator: Evens, George
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Improvement in Car-Brakes.

Description: Patent for "car-brakes that work automatically and without manual intervention as soon as the locomotive is stopped." (Lines 12-14) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 1, 1875
Creator: Kirtley, Fielding L.
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Improvement in Car-Brakes.

Description: Patent for "a means for the automatic application of brakes to the cars of a railway-train; and it consists in a loosely-moving draw-bar attached to the car by means of bolts passing through a central longitudinal slot, and having its sides wrought into two rack-bars, which mesh with pinions upon two windlass-shafts; which arrangement, when the locomotive is "slowed," causes the impact of the cars to drive up the draw-bars and wind up cords upon the windlass-shafts, which communicated with and apply the brakes to the wheels." (Lines 11-23) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 1, 1875
Creator: Kirtley, Fielding L.
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Churn.

Description: Patent for a churn. The patent is for a "means for adjustably securing a series of vertically-arranged breakers in a churn-body of any size, operating with a revolving dasher" (lines 8-11).
Date: June 16, 1896
Creator: Haley, William L.
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Stalk Cutter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved stalk cutter. This design "has for its object to produce a machine which shall possess superior advantages in point of simplicity, durability, and general efficiency. To this end it consists in certain improvements in the construction of the same" (lines 10-14).
Date: November 13, 1883
Creator: Snider, John J. & O'Bannon, William H.
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Watch Maker's Pliers.

Description: Patent for new and improved watchmaker's pliers. This design "consists in a combination watch-hand tool or pliers to be used by watch-makers for removing the hands from a watch when it is to be repaired or new hands are required to be put on; also for holding new hands when they are to be filed and otherwise fitted to the watch; and the invention more especially consists in certain constructions of the jaw end portions of the pliers" (lines 8-16).
Date: May 12, 1885
Creator: Horton, Henry A.R.
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Pulverizer and cultivator.

Description: Patent for improvement of pulverizer and cultivator, which according to the inventors, "pulverizes the soil in an improved manner, and with less expenditure in power in draft, and so that the land can be plowed close up to plants growing in rows, but which are not regularly in line with one another".
Date: 1885-7-21
Creator: Chambers, John R.; Chambers, Silas; Chambers, Asa & Davis, William Jefferson
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Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "is to provide means for setting and supporting the pin and link of the ordinary car-coupler, so that cars will be automatically coupled when brought together; and it consists in a frame or holder for the coupling-pin and a frame or holder for the coupling-link" (lines 11-17).
Date: September 23, 1890
Creator: Godsey, William J.
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Swinging Gate.

Description: Patent for a new and improved swinging gate. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the main posts . . . [one] having the shallow recesses therein, of hinges, slotted batten, bell-crank lever connected with the upper hinge-bolt, and with a pin in the slot in the batten, spring, gravity-catch, gate, and roller" (lines 29-35).
Date: April 10, 1888
Creator: Sipe, Henry
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Rail Bond For Electric Railroads

Description: Patent for improvement to rail-bonds for electrical railroads to aid in maintaining electrical contact, which will then reduce the loosening of parts which results in broken contact. Illustrations and instructions are included.
Date: August 17, 1897
Creator: Hunter, Victor Emmet
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