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Loom for Weaving Fabrics of Any Width

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[From Journal of the Franklin Institute.] A Lecture Delivered by Coleman Sellers, at the Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, N. J., February 19th, 1872.] Number II

The Use of Water Glass in Building

Has Our Climate Changed?

Improved Conservatory

Plating and Coating Metals

Rolling Shutters

On Certain Undescribed Properties of the Concentrated Solar Rays

By George Robinson

Manganiferous Iron

Flexible Pipe Coupling

Sash Pulleys

The Antiquity of Man

Life-Saving Inventions Needed

Binary Engines

The Vienna Exposition

The Horse Disease and Street Cars

Petroleum in Massachusetts

Death of Hon. John A. Griswold

Corundum in Pennsylvania

An Improvement Wanted

The Saxby and Farmer Railway Signals

The Contradictions of Science

Sunday Railway Trains

The Burning of the Escurial

Incrustation of Boilers

Important Improvement in Textile Weaving

Copies of Patents

The Georgia State Fair

[Correspondence of the Scientific American.]

Answers to Correspondents

Recent American and Foreign Patents

Practical Hints to Inventors


  • Departments


  • Business and Personal

  • Notes and Queries

  • New Books and Publications

  • Index of Inventions

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November 16, 1872

The Antidote to Anti-Intellectualism