Skip to main content


Minot's Ledge Light-House

Sulphur in Rain

Improved Rock and Tump-Lifter

The Magnetic Properties of Iron

An Improvement Needed in Sugar-Cane Mills

A Pernicious Dentifrice

The British Association for the Advancement of Science

The Harbor of New York.

Silver's Marine Governor Controversy

Practical Test of a Good Valve

Compensating Pendulums

Sausage-Cutter and Filler

Gas to Replace Steam as a Motive Power

Popular Errors about Friction

Improved Soldering-Iron

The Improved Telegraph Cable an American Invention

The American Association for the Advancement of Science

Who are Our Great Men?

A Property of the Crank Motion

Thunder and Lightning

A New Way to Lay the Atlantic Cable

A Column of Varieties

Talk With the Boys

Improved Self-Acting Wagon Brake

Patent Right for Tanning Wanted

Wright's Friction Clutch

Explosions of Boilers and the Cause

Pneumatic Telegraphs and Pneumatic Powers

American Landscape Gardening

Hot Weather and Burning Winds

Excursion of the Great Eastern to Cape May

Recent American Inventions - August 11, 1860

Patent Claims

Money Received

Useful Hints to Our Readers

A Plan for Drawing Canal Boats by Locomotives

Improved Printers' Composing Stick

Improved Printers' Galley

Raining Snakes


  • Departments

    Notes and Queries - August 11, 1860

Purchase To Read More

Already purchased this issue? Sign In to Access
Select Format
Scroll To Top