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Cures for the Bite of Snakes

Fire Kindler

New Tinning Process

Perpetual Motion

An Old Book

Circular Saw

Magnetic Iron Ore

South and North Carolina Railroad

Anastatic Printing

Clipper Ships—American and English

Patent Office Building

Worth Trying


Color of the Sun

Gold by the Ton without Owners

The Salt of Florida

Gold in Canada

An Important Discovery

Great Improvement in the Treatment of Flax


To Prevent Lamp Explosions

How to Elevate Water from Rivers

Measurement of Logs

Beet Root Sugar

Lion Floors and Roofs

Improved Cement

Auger Handle

Felloe Machine

Improved Windmill

Carriage Spindle

Cotton Topping Machine

New York Harbor and Dirty Streets

Planing and Sash Machinery

Public Lectures—Lost Arts

State Tariffs on Passengers

Give us Cheap Gas

Award of Prizes

Safety for Ferry Boat Passengers

Sea Island Cotton

Shawl Fringes

Ventilating and Warming Large Buildings

Explosion of Lime Barrels

Coining Machine

Recent Foreign Inventions

A New Steamboat Paddle Wheel

Improvements in Machinery Benefit the Working Man

Mechanics and the Scientific American

Mechanical Lecture

Folliculitis, Commonly Called “Clergyman's Sore Throat”


Manufacturers and Inventors

Acoustic Telegraph

Combustion of Coal


  • From the Editor

    To Correspondents

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