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Toy wagon

Description: Toy log wagon made from wood and mounted on wooden base, 2 horses, painted leather harness straps, logging chain; said to have been made in Arkansas, 20th century.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 77, July 1973 - April, 1974

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume beginning on page 530.
Date: 1973/1974
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 75, July 1971 - April, 1972

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 533.
Date: 1972
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

[Municipal Golf Course clearing fairway number ten]

Description: Photograph of a tree being uprooted at Austin Municipal Golf Course on fairway number ten. The tree is attached to a chain around its trunk and is being uprooted by heavy machinery out of frame. A printed caption at the bottom of the image says, "[E]very body pull hard. Austin Lions club" and one below the photo says "A Hard Pull on Fareway No. 10."
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Bolsters for Log Wagons

Description: Patent for a bolster for use with log wagons by aiding in the arrangement of varying sizes of log loads. Illustration included.
Date: July 11, 1908
Creator: Warren, John Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Planing-Machine

Description: Patent for a machine for planing lumber with "a very smooth surface, avoiding the undulating marks upon the lumber and holes caused by the occasional lifting or breaking out of incurved portions of the lumber, as caused on surfaces planed by rotary cutters" (lines 22-27).
Date: March 19, 1889
Creator: Davis, William E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Standard for Logging Cars.

Description: Patent for a new and improved standard for logging-cars. This design "consists of a pivoted standard connected by links to a lever a short distance from its pivot, so that when the lever is turned out of alignment with the links the standard will be firmly locked in position. . . . The object of [the] invention is to provide a standard for cars and wagons which can be readily turned down out of the way when loading, and which, when turned up into position, will be firmly and securely held" (lines 7-16).
Date: August 2, 1887
Creator: Minnock, Edmund Junius
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lumber-Carrier

Description: Patent for an improved lumber carrier which, as the cart travels down hill with the weight of the lumber it is prevented from rolling backwards if it were to lose speed by engaging of pawls with notches to hold it in place. It can then be manually pushed to get it started again.
Date: November 15, 1892
Creator: Chauvin, Phillip A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department