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Some Reasons for American Success

The Speed of Ice Yachts

The Fisheries of the United States

By H. C. Hovey

Coal Tipping Machines and Screens

Combined Corkscrew and Bottle Faucet

Novel Barrel Hoop

New Wind Mill

Engineering Inventions

An Electric Lamp for an English Shilling

On a Resonant Tuning Fork

By Th. A. Edison

A Mammoth Plow

Steam Pavement Rammer

Miscellaneous Inventions

The Flying Fox

Agricultural Inventions

American Industries.--No. 22

Mechanical Inventions

Mysterious Clock

Communications Received


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  • Notes and Queries

  • New Books and Publications

  • Index of Inventions

  • Patents

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November 08, 1879

Confronting Common Wisdom