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Navarro County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Navarro County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:213,333] (4000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
Date: 1924
Creator: Atlee, Tom & Giles, J. Bascom
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Hose-Coupling.

Description: Patent for improvements in hose-couplings in which the coupling process would be trouble-free and without injury to the hose when the freight cars are uncoupled or when one car breaks away from another in case of accident. (Lines 24-31) Illustration is included.
Date: March 1, 1898
Creator: Harding, Daniel J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Animal-Poke.

Description: Patent for improvements in animal-poke by providing a device which is arranged for convenient application to an animal, so as not to interfere with the grazing and drinking thereof, and will effectually prevent the animal from destroying fences and also from pushing and fighting other stock. (Lines 9-15) Illustration is included.
Date: July 1, 1902
Creator: Barnes, John I.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hydrocarbon-Burner.

Description: Patent for Hydrocarbon burner for heating oil along with the steam. This burner will also improve the process of atomizing discharge.
Date: July 22, 1902
Creator: Higgins, James Franklin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for improving the construction of plows. "The invention relates particularly to that class of plows in which a landslide is permanently attached to the depending portion of the beam." (lines 13-16)
Date: September 30, 1902
Creator: Hankins, Elias
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Boat

Description: Patent for a sportsman boat. It can be lowered or raised in adjacent to the water level based on the intentions of the user.
Date: December 26, 1905
Creator: Richardson, William A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Articulating Plate

Description: Patent for "new and useful articulating plate" (lines 5-6), including illustration and instructions.
Date: April 11, 1900
Creator: Driskill, T. F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combination Box And Stock Car

Description: Patent for "a new and improved box and stock car which is simple and durable in construction and arranged to permit of readily transforming the car to carry either box-freight or live stock." (lines 10-13) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 22, 1900
Creator: Russell, Charles Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rail Joint

Description: Patent for a rail joint. This invention allows for the secure fastening of the ends of rails. Illustration included.
Date: July 7, 1905
Creator: Roberts, Elbert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Axle Lubricator

Description: Patent for an axle lubricator, designed to allow lubricating axles without removal of wheels.
Date: July 8, 1902
Creator: Gowan, Richard H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Switch.

Description: Patent for a switch in which it can be “automatically operated by a moving train either for the purpose of opening or closing the switch, under the control of the engineer, who without stopping the train may open the switch and run his train onto the switch-rails or a siding without slowing up the train further than is necessary to avoid derailing the train when passing from the main line to the switch or siding.” (Lines 11-20) Illustration is included.
Date: May 17, 1904
Creator: Harris, Irvin F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cooking Stove Attachment

Description: Patent for a cooking stove attachment. The attachment goes inside the oven of the cooking-stove to prevent food from being burned while cooking. Moisture is supplied to the oven to prevent blistering of bread while baking and improve the general baking and roasting qualities of the oven.
Date: January 30, 1906
Creator: Green, G. F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department