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Hooping Barrels by Machinery

Hard Wood Flooring

Water Supply for New York City

The Carson Footprints

How Granite Columns are Polished

Palestine as a Route for a New Ship Canal

The Chinese Junk

By John R. Coryell

New Lighthouse at Tampico

Method of Preserving Ensilage in Silos

Spring Wheel for Traction Engines

From Paris to Rio Janeiro in 42 Minutes and 11 Seconds

New Combination Lock

New Expansion Trap

A Jardiniere, Bird Cage, and Aquarium Combined

Lightning Prints on the Human Body

Agricultural Inventions

Miscellaneous Inventions

Mechanical Inventions

Engineering Inventions


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  • Recent Inventions

  • Business and Personal

  • Index of Inventions

  • New Books and Publications

  • Notes and Queries

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August 25, 1883