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The Manufacture of Drain Pipe

Carbon Burned in an Electro-Chemical Battery

Preventing Collisions at Sea

Natural History Collections as Educators

Drawing on the Blackboard

Government Scientific Work

Coal Dust Fuel

To Our Subscribers

Lovegrove's Two-Horse Power Engine

The Regnier Electric Light

The Colorado Mud Volcanoes

The Godfrey and Howson Puddling Furnace


Practical Mechanism

New Series—No. XXXVI.

By Joshua Rose

Improved Fulling Mill

Improved Marine Engine Governor

The Cultivation of Cinchona

A Novel Steam Generator

Water Heater for Baths

A New Tide Mill

The Dreadnought Tricycle

An Astonishing Offer

Communications Received

Wants and Business Inquiries

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January 19, 1878

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