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This Old Crack House

From log house to farmhouse. Farmhouse to townhouse. Townhouse to apartment house. Apartment house to crack house. Crack house to our house. Our house to our home.

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Samuel D. Edgar Patent

I posted years ago about Charles Edgar's patents. He invented an automatic gate, an improved hay rake and a carburetor that I haven't figured what purpose it had. When he died in 1876 the carburetor patent was the only one that was purchased by a businessman. Any way, it turns out that Charles Edgar's father had a patent issued back in 1869 for this.




I think I need to make one and display it in the house.

1 Comments:

At 8/25/2014 10:30 PM, Anonymous Kate H. said...

Got a raw milk dairy anywhere close to Dayton? Build the Edgar churn and make your own butter!

 

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