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The Magnetic Telegraph Crossing a River

The New Organ

Plan of the Engine House at the Western Termination of the Boston and Albany Railroad

The Bible



  • Departments

    Song of the Locomotive

  • The Thunder Gust

  • The art of Painting

  • Science of Mechanics

  • Curious Arts

  • The Mechanic

  • Railroad intelligence

  • Birth day of Washington

  • New Inventions

  • Do your Duty come what may

  • Hans Schaffer

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Dwindling Supply. Increasing Demand.

Dwindling Supply. Increasing Demand.

Solving the Water Crisis