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New York and New Haven Railroad

Stephenson in Egypt

First Australian Railway

Great Railroad Tunnel


Hutchinson's Machinery for Manufacturing Barrels

The Construction of Roads

The Gas Outrage

Steam Communication with China

A Learned Journeyman Printer

A Steam Navy

Brown's Tobacco Press

Cotton and Cotton Culture in China

Mr. Paine's Light

Corrosive Effects of Cochituate Water upon Lead Pipes

Mines of Wales

Phenomenon of Vision

Bill for Reforming the Patent Laws

Wilson's Sewing Machine

A Valuable Invention in Case of Fire

New Mashing Apparatus

New Splice Coupling for Railroad Check Rope

Catalyzing Hydrogen Gas

Improvements in Electro Magnets

The Extraction of Essence of Turpentine by Steam

To our Patrons

Hawking Revived

Preparation of Flax Cotton

Incrustation of Boilers

Reform of the Patent Laws

The Year that is Past

Mechanical Principles—No. 1

Potato Rot

List of Patent Claims

Standing Notice to Subscribers

Bisulphate of Lime


The Best Mechanical Paper


Petrifying Fountain

No Coal in California

Metal Reduction

Fashionable Diseases


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January 04, 1851

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