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Break on an Incline

Song of the Dirt

Railroads at the Close of the Year 1848

Railroad from New York to Boston

Vermont Cattle by Railroad to Boston

New York and Erie Railroad

Improved Compound Slide Lathe for Turning Axles

The Year's Farewell

A Nubian Loom

Oil of Birch Bark

Ruins and Treasure in Texas

Russian Minerals

Silver Mine in Norway

Ærial Voyage to the Gold Regions

Wool in Canada

Yankees Locating in Mexico

To Those Embarking for the Gold Mines

Important Discovery to Ireland

Vegetarian Society

Cost of Mail Service

The Scientific American--Subscribe for a Good Work

Awful Death

The American Metropolitan Magazine

The Telegraph

Architectural Ornaments

Sleeping on the Railroads

New Motive Power

List of Patents

Improved Washing Machine

Inlaid Marbles

Improved Railroad Switch

Improved Railroad Car Wheel

Drain Pipes

Telegraphic Pen

A Retrospective Glance

Application of the Telegraph for a Fire Alarm

Postage Reform

Patent Office Report for 1847

Inventors' National Institute

Extracts Arranged From Leonard's Mechanical Principia

Chamberlain's Drawing Board

Coal in Rhode Island

The Scientific American

Back Volumes of the Scientific American

American Cotton and Cotton Manufactures

Law and Lawyers in Norway

Useful Hints to Public Speaker

Franklin's Resting Place

The Dark Races and the Fair

History of the Rotary Engine

Prepared expressly for the Scientific American

Making Colors

New Chemical Law

No.16

Interesting Experiment

The Best Mechanical Paper

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