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Remarkable Locomotive Boiler Explosion

Notes on Naval and Military Affairs

Specification of an Ancient Patent

The Properties of Iron and Its Resistance to Projectiles at High Velocities

By William Fairbairn

Rotting Hemp and Flax

Vidal's Rock-Oil Lamp

Armor Plates Smashed with Shells--Remarkable Gun Experiments

The Flow of Gold

Explosions of Boilers and Their Causes

A French Savant on the Manufacture of Steel

Miscellaneous Summary

Valuable Receipts

Engineering Examples--The Brunels

Premiums of the American Institute

Recent Foreign Inventions

Recent American Inventions

Patent Claims

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