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A New York Office Building

Raising Bread

Steel Castings

Fire Escape

Miner's Lamp

Improved Station Indicator

Automatic Freight Car Brake

Lifting Bridge for Double Track Railway

Science in Antiquity.--Curio's Pivoted Theaters

Javanese Boats at the International Colonial Exhibition at Amsterdam

Caliper Gauge

Pipe and Hose Coupling

Pipe Grapple

Combined Whip and Rein Holder

Evaporator for Registers

Agricultural Inventions

Miscellaneous Inventions

Mechanical Inventions

Engineering Inventions


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  • New Books and Publications

  • Business and Personal

  • Index of Inventions

  • Notes and Queries

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October 20, 1883

Confronting Common Wisdom