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The New Bridge over the Hudson River at New York

The Destructive Action of Locomotive Driving Wheels

The Sky in May 1896

By Garrett P. Serviss

A Durable and Efficient Windmill

A Safety Hat for Miners

An Improved Sorting Machine

A New Bicycle Bell

Isafjord, Iceland

A Bottle Stopper and Measuring Device

Feed Saving Nose Bag

Apparatus for Measuring the Speed of Projectiles*

The Royal Observatory and How They Tell the Time at Greenwich

By D. Dunbar

England and the Soudan

The Carriage of Bicycles by Railway


  • Letters

    Correspondence - May 2, 1896

  • Departments

    Recently Patented Inventions - May 2, 1896

  • Index of Inventions - May 2, 1896

  • Business and Personal - May 2, 1896

  • Notes and Queries - May 2, 1896

  • Patents - May 2, 1896

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Solving the Water Crisis