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Fawkes' Steam Plow

A Chapter on Candles

Rain at Different Elevations

The Engineering of Spiders

A Japanese Printing-Office

Improved Hydraulic Elevator

Hot-Air Ovens for Iron Furnaces

Howell's Improved Retaining Hinge

Kyanized Timber

Cannel Coal

Paints for Roofing and Other Purposes

Simple Plan of Oiling Journals

Clockwork Lock

Telegraphic Exploring Expedition to the Northern Atlantic Ocean

Experiments With Coal-Burning Locomotives

Pittsburgh Coal-Oil

Artesian Wells Denounced

Ship Canal Across the Isthmus of Darien

All Men are Chemists

Marine Steam Ram

Testing Car-Wheels and Rails

A Column of Interesting Varietie

Imitating Marble

Improved Re-Sawing Machine

The Electric Art Applied to Printing

City Railroad Improvements

India-Rubber Interests of the United States

Action of Water on Lead Pipes

Brilliant Atmospheric Phenomena

Remarkable Patent Case

How to Tell the Character of Past Seasons.

New Inventions

Foreign Summary-Metals and Markets

New York Assay Office

Patent Claims

Issued From the United States Patents Office for the week ending august 30, 1859.

Improvements in Vehicles

Departments

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    Notes and Queries

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