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The Human Tide

Immensity of the Earth

Avery's Improved Atmospheric Railway


Boston and Worcester Railroad

Railroad Extension

Spare the Birds

Covering Corn

The Androscoggin and Kennebec RailRoad

The Wandering Wind

Pompeii a Railway Station

A Long Train

Artesian Well at Venice

Freak of Lightning

Increase of Memphis

Influence of Cleanliness

Late News

Manufacture of Silk in the Eastern and Southern States

Manufacturing in New Haven

Miscellaneous Tree



Conway Tubular Bridge

Distressing Occurrence

Rice Crop

Talent Always Worth a Price

Velocity of Water

Tricks Upon Birds

China Silk Market

Sting of a Bee

Rug Weaving

Argument For and Against the Use of Lickerins Upon Cotton Cards

A Curiosity

Improvement in Cleaning Cotton and Wool

List of Patents

Hydrostatic Valve

Avery's Atmospheric Railway

Revolving Apparatus for Clearing Railway Tracks

Shingling Machine

Carpet Loom

New Button Mould Machine

A New Telegraph

New Steam Vacuum Guage

Newspaper Chronicles

Illinois Iron

Wire Fence

Every Man a Farm

The Patent Office

Scientific Papers

Scientific American--Bound Volumes

Rights of Inventors

Arts, Manufactures and Machinery

George Canning

The Jacquard Machine--Its Invenior

Science and Religion

Patent Agency

Holden's Magazine

Universal History

Every Man his Own Cobbler

The Western Journal

New Fruit

New Use of Waste Steam

Parallel Rule

Phenomena of Light

Axioms to be Observed in Making Copal Varnishes

Cheap Roof

Continuous Circular Motion


Corn Cob

Composition for Welding Cast Steel

Bottling Asparagus

The Scientific American


Hints to Lovers of Flowers

To Prevent the Ravages of Moths

To Ornament Picture Glasses with Gold

Method of Bringing Out Sculpture upon Alabaster

Utility of Blue Glass for Hot Houses

Vegetable Flights


  • A Ghost Laid

  • From the Editor

    To Correspondents

  • Letters

    Woodworth's Patent

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May 27, 1848