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Trinity Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Trinity County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1905
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Tongs.

Description: Patent for tongs with gripping jaws that are removable and have variable gripping surfaces on each vertical side of the jaws.
Date: December 11, 1900
Creator: Rice, John F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate

Description: Patent for "simple and easily-operated mechanism for opening and closing a gate and for controlling the latch thereof by the same mechanism which opens and closes the gate" (lines 12-16).
Date: June 11, 1901
Creator: Seckler, Levi W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acetylene-Gas Lamp.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in acetylene gas lamps, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 20, 1900
Creator: Josserand, Peter
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acetylene-Gas Lamp.

Description: Patent for a new and improved acetylene gas lamp, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 10, 1899
Creator: Josserand, Peter
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lubricator.

Description: Patent for a new and useful lubricator. This invention "relates to certain improvements in lubricators, such as are adapted for use in connection with the wheels of wagons, carriages, and other vehicles" (line 8 -11).
Date: December 28, 1897
Creator: McCall, Duncan D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Frame For Slates.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in frames for slates, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 12, 1899
Creator: Mitchell, George W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Smoke-Consumer and Artificial Draft

Description: Patent for a smoke consumer used to maintain the heat of a furnace while absorbing the smoke. Illustrations included.
Date: August 18, 1906
Creator: Ford, Andrew H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churn-Power.

Description: Patent for improvements in churn-motors by using the combination of an upright supporting frame, “a shaft journaled in the frame, means for rotating the shaft,…..corresponding with the size of the joint between the dasher-staff and pitman, substantially as specified.” (Line 5-15, p.2) Illustration is included.
Date: May 26, 1891
Creator: MaGee, William Joseph
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Device for Jointing, Gaging, and Setting Saws.

Description: Patent for a new and improved device for jointing, gauging, and setting saws. This design consists "[i]n a saw-jointer and gage . . . the body-plate or block, having laterally extending arms, a groove extending entirely through the said arms, overhanging flanges extending from the said arms, a slot in the bottom of the groove forming an open space between the flanges, and a flat spring secured in the groove, facing the flanges" (lines 28-35).
Date: May 5, 1885
Creator: Cummings, Virgil T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Chopper.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton chopper. This design consists "of the wheel having the series of arms, the V-shaped fenders secured thereto, the rim having offsets and tapering side edges, the hoe-bars having rollers, and overlapping hoes at their outer ends" (lines 73-78).
Date: May 14, 1889
Creator: Woodbury, Amasa O.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lumber-Kiln

Description: Patent for a "kiln proper . . . constructed with special reference to combustion of cinders or sparks, and thereby preventing their escape into the chamber containing the lumber" (lines 7-10)
Date: February 25, 1890
Creator: Anderson, Andrew T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Feed-Cutting Machine.

Description: Patent for a grain-cutting apparatus with adjustable knives. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 20, 1897
Creator: Clark, William J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Door Check.

Description: Patent for a new and improved door-check. This design "has relation to door-checks . . . for retaining a door or gate in any desired opened position; and it has for its objects to provide such a door-check in which the holding or clamping mechanism of the check is operated automatically from the latch or knob of the lock, to provide a strong brace for retaining the door in its adjusted position . . . a bolt casing slides upon a rail carried at the upper edge of the door and has a bolt operated from the lock of the door for engaging the said rail, and in which a brace or arm is pivoted to the door-frame" (lines 8-26).
Date: August 14, 1888
Creator: Scarborough, William Daily
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Stalk-Pullers.

Description: Patent for improvement in cotton-stalk pullers with beveled edges for firmer hold on the stalks.
Date: January 27, 1874
Creator: Heacock, Cadwallader
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Door-Check

Description: Patent for "improved door-check for retaining the door in any desired open position. . . of very simple construction controlled by connection with the knob of the door" (lines 8-13).
Date: September 24, 1889
Creator: Scarborough, William D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Grinding-Machine

Description: Patent for "a machine chiefly adapted for making or grinding molding bits or knives with either a straight or irregular cutting-edge; but my invention is also adapted for making and grinding other edged tools and implements" (lines 13-18).
Date: June 14, 1892
Creator: Ross, William
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Eccentric Cylinder Rotary Engine

Description: Patent for eccentric cylinder rotary engine. Illustration included.
Date: October 20, 1905
Creator: Stanford, George W. & Smith, Louie F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sewing-Machine Attatchment

Description: Patent for an attachment for sewing machines. Illustrations included.
Date: September 15, 1909
Creator: Griffin, Patrick
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Trinity Independent School District, March 2012

Description: "The report reviews the management and performance of the Trinity Independent School District's (TISD) education, financial, and operational functions."
Date: March 30, 2012
Creator: Texas. Legislative Budget Board.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Texas South-Eastern Railroad Engine 1]

Description: Photograph of the Texas South-Eastern Railroad Company engine 1 at Vair station, Trinity County, Texas. Engine 1 was 4-4-0 steam locomotive built by Dickson Manufacturing Company circa 1884. It was original operated by either the Houston, East & West Texas Railway or the Kansas & Gulf Shortline. The TSE may have acquired it in 1898. The TSE railroad was founded in 1900 by the same owners of Southern Pine Lumber Company and served the company's logging operations. It also provided passenger service from Diboll to Lufkin until 1942.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center

[Log Ramp on Spur Toward Camp 1]

Description: Photograph of a hardwood log ramp on a spur heading toward Southern Pine Lumber Company's camp 1. Camp 1 was near the Rayville Ranch site in Trinity County, Texas, about 13 miles northwest of Diboll. It replaced the Angelina County camp called Lindsey Springs, and lasted from about 1907-1912.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The History Center