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Description: Patent for invention new and useful improvement in Plows, relates the shape of the mold-board and the manner of securing the point and land side to the standard [5-15].
Date: June 30, 1885
Creator: Kelly, George A.
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[News Script: Crash busters]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about ten trucks from Longview convoying the world's largest bulldozing equipment to Tucson, Arizona.
Date: January 8, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
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Description: Patent for plow by using “a block located between the spaced beam-bars and serving not only as a spreader for holding the bars apart, but also constituting means whereby the standard or stock may be adjusted to different inclinations with relation to the beam. Another feature is a brace that rigidly holds the standard or stock in place and also forms strengthening means at the point of attachment of the handles to the beam to prevent vibration of the former, thus insuring a rigid and stable structure.” (Lines 25-36) Illustration is included.
Date: March 4, 1902
Creator: Kelly, George A.
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Improvement in Road-Scrapers.

Description: Patent for a new improvement in the construction of road-scrapers to make them more facilitating, faster, and with less animal power required.
Date: January 27, 1874
Creator: Tate, Thomas M.
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Dry-Kiln Furnace.

Description: Patent for improvements in dry-kiln furnaces by using “a series of furnaces alternating with a series of heating or radiating drums parallel to and on a plane above the furnace,” (Lines 116-119, p. 2) and valved connected flues. This arrangement allowed the “heat being regulated and so distributed through the kiln as to produce a varying temperature, highest at the end where the lumber is introduced and gradually diminishing toward the opposite end, where it is taken out.” (Lines 21-26) Illustration is included.
Date: September 22, 1891
Creator: Ketcham, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department