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Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "relates to hook-and-catch couplers for railroad cars; and it consists in making one which will automatically drop by turning in the quadrant of a circle as soon as the draw-heads of two cars strike together" (lines 15-19).
Date: January 21, 1890
Creator: Shelburn, Cephas C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Deaf Smith County

Description: Map of the Panhandle Plains region covering Deaf Smith County, Texas. The center of Deaf Smith County is marked on map. The edge of the Staked Plains and the Capitol Land Reservation are also marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: December 16, 1896
Creator: Bonham, Sam
Partner: Texas General Land Office