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Standing Tree Cutter

Trial of Reaping Machines in England

The Expected Comet

Tunnel through the Green Mountains

Improved Sad Iron

A Prairie Steam Plow

Crops in Europe

Making Watches in Switzerland

Robert Fulton

Russian Rails

August Storms

New Lighthouse

Coal Burning Locomotives

Magnetism of Railroad Rails

Main Springs of Watches

Preserving Timber

Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Improvements in San Francisco


Spontaneous Combustion.--Valuable Warning

Improved Drawing Instruments

Franklin Institute Exhibition

Improved Nautical Instrument

Revenue of British Railroads

Ice by Machinery

Improvement in Carriages

The Scientific American

Our Prizes

Expenses of Railroads

Scientific Ladies.--Experiments with Condensed Gases

Our New Volume

Recent American Patents

To Our Correspondents

Fair of the American Institute

Recent Foreign Inventions

A Guano Island Non Est Inventus

The Merrimac's Boilers

Manufacture of Malleable Iron without Fuel

The Quickest Atlantic Voyage

Large and Small Steamers and Sea Sickness

Important Items

Photographic Bank Notes

Cultivation of American Indigo

English Patents


Experiments with the Chinese Sugar Cane


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