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Move On

Hints about Food

To Ascertain the Age of a Horse

The Broad Guage

A Sagacious Bog

New Broad Guage Line in England

Wood's Patent

Greenock Railway

Perpetual Motion

Great Western Railway

Rail Road News

A Curious Flower

Napoleon's Poison

Vermont and Massachusetts Railroad

Hudson River Railroad

A Crooked Fence

Vaccination and Small Pox

The Lasso

Destruction of Large Mills

Consumption of Sugar

The Great Fair of the American Institute

A Tough One

To Cure a Cough


Franklin Institute



Civil War of Turkey

The Yankees

Mechanics for the War

The Divisibility of Matter

Plumbe's and Whitney's Projects for a Rail Road to the Pacific

A Relic

Weight of Grain

The Cricket Steamboat

Popping the Question

A Rare House

English Quarter

A Lucky Escape: Thrillingly Thrilling

Grace and Beauty

Depth of the Ocean

Oscilating Window Shade Rollers

New Water Wheel

Improvement in Propelling Screw

Improvement in Making Scabbards

Bull's Stationary Chimney Top

Noiseless Wheel

Twisting Withes

Brewster's Reversing Plough

List of Patents

Smith's Rotary Engine--Vertical Sectional View

Sheet Lead Machine

Water Wheels

India Rubber Shoes

Capstan Pump

American Railroad Iron

War Weapons

Another Use for Ether

A Ship Canal from Montreal to the Lakes

New Enterprize

Scientific American—Bound Volumes

American Shipping

March of Locomotion

Geology System Makers

Exceedingly Coppery

Stone's Bed Sofa

Negro Suffrage

Electrotype and Electro Gilding

The Capstan Pump

Electricity—Kite's Invention

A Singular Iron Man Petrifaction

The Palmyra Tree

Old Boots and Shoes

A Chance for Emigrants

Useful Hints about Bed-rooms

The Rosse Telescope

The Favorite Mexican Stimulant

Hard of Hearing

Quantity of Breath in Man and Woman

A Hungry Printer

Female Professorships

Small Potatoes

The Rocks of Calvary

Patent Agency

Island City

Atmospheric Pile Driving

Amant's Escapement

Cachu Lozenges

To Obtain Heights which Cannot be measured


Water as Fuel

Scientific American

Hydrogen and Oxygen Gas

Pneumatic Engine

Peat Composition

The Motive Power of Coal and Zinc


  • From the Editor

    Facts for the Public—The Scientific American

  • To Correspondents - October 16, 1847

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