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The Pons-Brooks Comet

Alcohol from Bread

Quantity of Water Per Horse Power

The Demand for Skill

Drilling and Boring Gun Barrels

Elevator Bucket

Grinding Mills

Book Holder

Car Coupling

Locomotive Cow Catcher

American Industries.--No. 88

The manufacture of steam engines and agricultural implements

Wire Tram Across the Teremakau, N. Z.

The Thibet Dog


Locking Nut

Mechanical Inventions - January 12, 1884

Engineering Inventions - January 12, 1884

Miscellaneous Inventions - January 12, 1884

Agricultural Inventions - January 12, 1884


  • Letters

    Correspondence - January 12, 1884

  • Recommended

    New Books and Publications - January 12, 1884

  • Departments

    Business and Personal - January 12, 1884

  • Index of Inventions - January 12, 1884

  • Notes and Queries - January 12, 1884

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