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Greggs' Triple Snow Plow

Recent Fires

Shape of the Earth

Remarkable Properties of Charcoal

Lightning Conductors


  • From the Editor

    New and Beautiful Type!

  • To our respected Patrons

  • Departments

    The Dutch Solomon

  • Science of Mechanics

  • New Inventions

  • Jumble

  • Dancing on Nothing

  • A Gem

  • The Words of the Lord

  • Our Country Right or Wrong

  • Morse's Telegraph in France

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Dwindling Supply. Increasing Demand.

Dwindling Supply. Increasing Demand.

Solving the Water Crisis