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Great Northern Central Railroad

A Good Deed


Singular Phenomena

Bridging the Ohio

Artesian Wells in Texas

A Race With a Locomotive


Railroad Collision

New Machine For Making Ropes


The Miners Guide and Mettallurgist's Directory

A Great Telegraphic Enterprize

Fall of the White Water Canal Culvert and Aqueduct

The Inauguration and the Message

Certain Rights

Properties of Charcoal

American Antiquities

New Fire Department

How to Behave at the Court Dinner

United States and Scotland

A Roman Prophecy of Washington

New Cotton

Yea and Nay Machine

Bad andGood Luck at a Fire

More of California Gold

Large Icthyosaurus

Expansion of Steam

Charcoal Roads

Gold in Maryland

How to Construct Plank Roads

Population of the British Empire

Improvement in Lumber Wagons

Manufacture of Coke for Iron

Improvement in Striking Bells

Electricity Developed, &C

Cast Iron Leg

The Topographer

Cholera Cures

New Reciprocating Paddles

New Perpetual Motion

Antifriction Roller Box

A Cold Winter

Large and Small Papers

Electricity and Cholera

Back Volumes of the Scientific American

Colonization of Vancouver's Island

The First Pacific Whaler

The Scientific American

New Tooth Extractor

Electro Magnetism as a Motive Power

Galileo.--His Life and Discoveries


Umbrellas in Rome

Music and Motion

Subscribers Take Notice

Refining Gold and Silver by Quicksilver

Poisonous Metals.--Mercury

Hydrogen Gas

To Make Cloth Water Proof

Ornamental Leather

Dry Gilding

Scientific American

History of the Rotary Engine

Treatment of Fruit Trees in Winter

Cure for the Piles


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March 10, 1849

Confronting Common Wisdom