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Great Projects

The New Telegraph Line

Enormous Suspension-Bridge

Massachusetts and Troy Road

Salem and Lowell Road

American Ole Bull

Magneto Electric Light

Formation of Coal

Another Railroad to Buffalo

Fire and Smoke

Scientific Discovery

Look Up

Verdict of This Poor

Remarkable Woman

Introduction of Steam Printing

Surgical Operation

Iron in Massachusetts

The Yankee Blade

The Cotton Crop

Gas Lights

Deaths by Ship-Fever

The Sun's Mammoth Printing Press

The Capitol

Niagara Suspension Bridge

The American Ocean Steamers

Descriptive and Historical Account of Hydraulic and Other Machines

Mackarel Fishery

Irish Sculpture

Statue of Corwin

A Pitiful Case

Singular Affair


Infamous Crime

A Doubtful Blessing

Surface of The Sun


American Art Union

Extraordinary Preservation

Surprising Agility

Steam Rotted Hemp

To Prevent Wood Decaying

Alledged Cure for Hydrophobia

New Lubricating Compound

Evaporation Grate

Veneering Metal Plates

Decorations in Leather

Method of Preserving the Denominations of a Bank Bill from Being Altered

Improvement in the Manufacture of Cotton Cord

Another Washing Machine

Improvement in Roving Cans

New Railway Signal

Improved Adjustable Incline Door and Gate Butt

Swimming Skate

Coming the Dodge Over the Fowls

Inventor's Claims

Packing and Pressing Cotton

Improved Rock Drill

Mechanics Industrial Association

Steam Navigation on the Orinoco

Elective Franchise

Turpentine Distillery



The Scientific American

Scientific American--Bound Volumes

Mining Telegraphs


Antidote for Cholera

A Frenchman's Account of English Soups and Stomachs

Curious Particulars Relating to Marriage

Wagon Shelvins

The Process of a Sculptor

Lap-Welded Wrought Iron Tubes for Tubular Boilers

To Painters, &C. for Sale

Patent Agency

General Agents

To Machinists Carpenters and Others

Patent Agency at Washington

Engraving on Wood

Dropsy Jaundice and Contraction of the Leg

Agricultural Tools

Wood Cuts

The Best Yet

To the Subscribers of the Mechanics' Journal

American Hardware


An Apology

A Literary and Family Paper the Yankee Blade

Mechanics' Mutual

Prussic Acid

Painting on Glass

Mechanical Movements

Traverse Motion

White Hard Spirit of Wine Varnish

Changing Speed and Direction of Circular Motion

To Harden Steel Engravings Without Injuring the Impression


To Dye Yellow Color

The New York Scientific American

Question for Consideration


  • From the Editor

    To Correspondents

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November 20, 1847

Science for the Modern World