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Railroad Accidents and Management

Improvements in Navigation—The Bender

A French Railway Train Struck by Lightning

The Hillotype Again

Age of Sheep

Union of Telegraphs



Roquert Swamp—Ship Timber, &c

A Serpent in a Railway Train

Fall of a Bridge

Water-Melon Butter

Locomotive Improvements


Improvement in Smelting Furnaces

The Compound Rail

Important Railroad Invention

Jonval Turbine Water Wheel

A Good Railroad Improvement

Eyes of Millstones

An Improved Railroad

Rider's Cotton Batting for Mattrasses, &C

New Process of Making Butter

Ventilating of Railroad Cars

The Koh-i-noor

Henry Clay

Iron Structures

What is Man?

Independence Day

The Art of Bleaching Cotton

New Light House

New Inductions in Agriculture

List of Patent Claims

To Prepare Yarns for Cord and Rope

Substitution of Rosin for Sperm Oil on Machinery

Patent Cases

High Pressure Steam

Amalgamation of Telegraph Lines

Patent Laws, and Guide to Inventors

Back Numbers and Volumes

Pneumatic Battery for Blasting Rocks

Lightning Rods for Houses

How to Apply Guano

To Clean Woolen and Shawls


Glazing Earthenware



  • From the Editor

    To Correspondents

  • An Important Paragraph

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July 10, 1852

Confronting Common Wisdom