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Draft-Rigging for Railway-Cars.

Description: Patent for a draft-rigging for railway-cars that consists of a metal plate in an inverted U-shape, with its legs doubled upward and attached to the middle sills of the car, and the option of attaching a coupler to the plate. The plate legs can receive a king bolt ransom.
Date: July 2, 1895
Creator: Roosevelt, James A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Girth-Rigging for Side-Saddles.

Description: Patent for girth-rigging for side-saddles that secure the saddles so the saddles only move when the horse does. It has an extended "saddle-tree so as to produce shoulders, the same underlying the saddle-seat at its front and in supporting upon its shoulders and also upon the tree in rear of the cantle-girth suspension-straps that are continuous" (lines 24-29).
Date: July 9, 1895
Creator: Padgitt, Jesse D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[S.S. Drumelzier]

Description: Photograph of the S.S. Drumelzier in dock at Port Arthur, TX. According to accompanying information, the ship was the first to leave Port Arthur for Liverpool, England 1898-02-06.
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library