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Columbus and Cleveland Rail Road

The Largest Building in America

The Pork Trade of the West

The Weary at Rest

Home and Friends

The Harp's Wild Notes

New London, Willimantic and Springfield Railroad

Disagreement at Niagara Falls Bridge

Attacked by Wild Bees

Ohio Railroads

Shameful Railroad System

A Runaway Peer

Expanding the Chest

Great Conflagration in Albany

Improved Method of Constructing Gas Burners

Vancouver's Island

Waste Steam Usefully Applied

The Commissioner of Patents

Iron Ore

Drinking in London

Electrified Cotton

Late News from Europe

The Benefit of an Open Mouth

Den of Darkness

American Pills

Animal Magnetism a Science

Broad and Narrow Guage

Ole Bull Turned Fiddle Maker

Oil and Cotton

Springfield Mechanics

A Little Hero

A Propelling Gas

Coking Diamonds

How Spiders Make Bridges

Truth and Sincerity

Indian Corn

Lapis Lazuli

A Word About Lightning Rods

Curiosities of Astronomy

The Cabbage

Bramah's Planing Machinery

Silver in California

Our List of Patents

New Railroad Gate

New Spark Arrester

Novel Musical Instrument

Engine and Locomotive Boiler

Hill's Patent Balance Valve

Hot Air Furnaces


Improvement in Fan Blasts

Improvement in Pans for Making Sugar

Improvement in Printing Yarns

Window Blinds

Invalid's Bed

Enamels for Iron

Machine for Cutting Files

A Small Model



Spoke Machines


Unprecedented Demand for Old Papers

Velocity of Electricity

The Diving Bell

Inventors and Manufacturers

Wrought Iron Nails by Machinery

Plate Glass

Arkansas Lands

Omnibusses in New York

To Calculate the Power Required to Raise Water

Light Houses

Poisons and Their Antidotes

Another Rotary Engine

Arts, Manufactures and Machinery

Premium Tract

A Glaze for Earthenware


Rules for the Recovery of the Apparent Drowned

Powder, for Rendering Iron Malleable, and Cleaning it from Sulphur, Phosphorus, and Arsenic

Alternate Rectilinear Motion

Pen Holder for Weak Hands

Dressing Movements

Wool Mattress

Incombustible Wash

To Keep a House Cool All Day

The Scientific American


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    To Correspondents

  • Reviews and Recommendations

    Union Magazine

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August 26, 1848