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Electric Improvements

Atlantic and Pacific Railroad

An Antique

True Politeness

The Midnight Wind

Champlain Railroad

Opposition to the Telegraph

The Star of Love

Rail Road News

The Paths of Life

Quebec Railroad

Strange Phenomena

New Canal

Iron Convention

The Bonaparte Family

Anti Assassin Shirt

A Fatal Carouse

The Baltimore Mechanics' Fair

Tea Plants

A Precious Volume

Earthquake at Batavia

Splendid Fire Engine

A New Way to Make Steamboats Swift

Whitfield's Habits

The Doom of Our World


The Atmosphere Never Dark on a Windy Night

Recent Fires

Protecting Wall Fruit From Insects

Egypt and Her Ancient Arts

Coal on the Pacific Coast

Decease of a Mechanic Naturalist

Schiller's Use of Bodily Suffering


The Size and Age of Trees

The Carpet Manufacture

Lever Valve Engine

The Bond of the House

Teller & Dillenback's Improved Water Wheel

List of Patents

Improvement in Faucets

Stannate of Tin

Improvement in Sawing Machines

New Screw Driver

Wheat Dibbling Machine

Gas Pipes

Steam for Extinguishing Fires

New Cloth Measurer

The Scientific American

The Russ Pavement

A Rich Man Gone

Model of the Steamship United States


Economy of Power in Cotton Factories

Mission of Education

Scientific American--Bound Volumes

Method of Silvering Cast Iron

Another of Hoe's Presses

Customs and Things

An Alabama Coal Field

Active Pursuits the Best Cure of Grief

Coal Field on James River Virginia

Sound Visible

More about Gutta Percha


The Clasp Coupling Joint

Rumsey the First Steamboat Builder

Universal History

American Phrenological Journal

Ranlett's Architect

The Minstrel Pilgrim

Patent Agency

American Railroad Journal

Traversing Bar

To Make Lake

Heat of the Burning Glass


Substitute for Chloroform

Speaking Trumpets

The Windmill


  • The Wooly Horse

  • From the Editor

    To Correspondents

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April 08, 1848

Confronting Common Wisdom