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Patent Number Date Title Name City Description
1,491 Feb. 18, 1840 Portable grist-mill Isaac Straub Cincinnati, OH
3,612 Jun. 05, 1844 Cooking-stove Isaac Straub Cincinnati, OH
7,943 Feb. 18, 1851 Improvement in sawmills Isaac Straub Cincinnati, OH
11,181 Jun. 27, 1854 Grinding-mill Isaac Straub Cincinnati, OH
11,390 Jul. 25, 1854 Corncob-cutter Isaac Straub Cincinnati, OH
39,182 Jul. 07, 1863 Improvement in sugar-cane-crushing mills Isaac Straub Cincinnati, OH
40,651 Nov. 17, 1863 Improved asphaltic paving or flag stone Abraham Straub Milton, PA
    Improved asphaltic paving or flag stone Isaac Straub Cincinnati, OH  
65,133 May. 28, 1867 Improvement in grinding-mills Isaac Straub Kenton County, KY
74,774 Feb. 25, 1868 Improvement in portable grinding-mills Ambrose W. Straub Philadelphia, PA "My improvements more especially to the portable wheat-flouring and corn-grinding mill of Mr. Isaac Straub, which is now used extensively in the western and southern States, the characteristic of which is, that the lower stone is the 'runner,' whilst the upper one is stationary; and the object of my improvement is to avoid the possibility of the mills getting out of 'tram,' from the terribly rough and careless handling to which they are subjected by steamboat and railroad transportation..."
594,101 Nov. 23, 1897 Grinding-mill Orville Simpson Cincinnati, OH In 1870 the inventor had taken over what had been Isaac Straub & Co. and renamed it to Straub Machinery Company, and, in 1910, to the Orville Simpson Co.