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Oregon Railroad

Rail Road News

Ogdensburg and Champlain Railroad

Nature's Nobility

Alarm Lock

The Female Dress

Hard Times

Frankfort and Lexington Railroad


Employment for Children

Who Says Despair?

Chicago Railroads

Cleveland and Cincinnati Railroad


An Emperor and Mechanic

Remarkable Case

Practical Knowledge

Useful Article

A New Play

Violet Metal

A Good Offer to Emigrants


A King's Liabilities

To Make Furniture Paste

Lip Salve

The Propellor Sarah Sands

The Power of Water

Iron in Architecture

Important Discovery

The Arctic Expedition

The Benefit of Music

Florida Oranges

Factory Labor

Singular Death

Washington's Servant

Galloway's Rotary Engine

The Effect of City Atmosphere Upon Stone

The New Telegraphic Instrument

To Make Splendid Candles

Don't Be in a Hurry to Get Rich

Curious Apple




Not to be Beat

To Remove Fruit Stains

&Aelig;rial Locomotion

Speed of Drums

Sewing Machine

Percolating Apparatus

Rotary Engine Propelled by Explosive Gases

Permanent White Lead Paint

New Spark Arrester

Alarm for Steam Boilers

List of Patents

Lard and Oil Lamp

Improvement in Vault Covers

Improvement in Gold Pens

Improved Horse Rake

New Hemp Dressing Machine

New Propeller

Another Splendid Steamboat

Scientific American--Bound Volumes

Economy of Power in Cotton Factories

Report of the Commissioner of Patents'

Railway Sleepers

Cheap Postage

Wisconsin Copper Ore

Last Machines



Be True to Yourself

Concrete Walls


Lukium, or Turkish Plaster

Love to the Saviour

Island of Chusan

The Female Temper

How to Spoil a Child

The Bridge Over the Ohio at Wheeling, Virginia

Patent Agency

Ether and Chloroform

Gun Boring

The Dinanometer

Khorassan or Turkish Mortar

The Scientific American

Ladies' Waists

To Make Kitchen Vegetables Tender

To Transfer Engravings to White Paper

Blasting by Potassium

Carburet of Sulphur

Painting Top Rollers for Spinning Mules, Frames, Speeders. &C


To Distinguish Steel From Iron, and to Soften and Color Steel

Diamond Dust

Curious Experiments in Managing Pigs

Cure for Hydrophobia


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