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Fireless Locomotives for Street Railways

Star, Nebula or Meteorite

Practical Evolution

The Abolition of Models

The Borax Mines of Nevada.--A Valuable Discovery

Notes of Patent Office Decisions

Postage Stamp Inventions

Protected Working Men

The Manufacture of Plumbago Crucibles

The Baromotor

Roots' Blower for Mine Ventilation


Improved Automatic Fire Extinguisher

New Surface Planing Machine

Small Geared Locomotives

The White Cheeked Gibbon

The Modern Hyposulphite of Soda

By Rudolf Wagner

The White Brugmansia

New Agricultural Inventions

New Woodworking and House and Carriage Building Inventions

Recent American and Foreign Patents

New Mechanical and Engineering Inventions

New Miscellaneous Inventions

New Textile Inventions

Communications Received


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    New Books and Publications

  • Business and Personal

  • Notes and Queries

  • Index of Inventions

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October 20, 1877

Science for the Modern World