Skip to main content


Improved Method of Compressing Cotton

Improved Railway Journal Boxes Wanted

American Fruit in Foreign Markets

The Sugar Interest in Peru

By James Orton

Indigestible Medicines

Increasing the Flow of Springs

The Emigration of American Mechanics to England

Progress of the Scientific American

Improved Farm Locomotives and Steam Road Rollers

Allen's Improved Fire Escape

Combined Skimmer and Fork

Improved Hop Cultivator


Practical Mechanism

By Joshua Rose

Electrical Apparatus to Indicate Overstrain or Weakness in Bridges or Other Structures

Hoffman's Improved Beer Cask

The Box Tortoise

By C. Few Seiss

Water Hogs

How to Chuck and Bore an Engine Crosshead

The Cordonnier, or Cobbler Fish

Simple Way to Make Ice

Improved Glue Pot

New Household Inventions

Recent American and Foreign Patents

New Woodworking and House and Carriage Building Inventions

New Mechanical and Engineering Inventions

New Agricultural Inventions

New Textile Inventions

New Miscellaneous Inventions

Communications Received


  • Departments

    Business and Personal

  • Index of Inventions

  • Notes and Queries

  • Patents

Purchase To Read More

Already purchased this issue? Sign In to Access
Select Format
September 15, 1877

20% Sitewide for President's Day