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Coal Production in the United States

The Senate and the Armor Plate Question

Prof. Newcomb's Successor

Antarctic Explorers Land

Characteristics of Porto Rico

Carriage Timber Supply

A Curious Means of Disposing of the Dead

Discovery of Two Indian Mummies

By J. M. Baltimore

A Drop-Actuating Mechanism for Seed-Planters

An Improvement in Wrenches

An Efficient Fastener for Stock-Cars

A Sewing-Machine Gage

Some Notable German Arch Bridges

The Electric Cab Service of New York City

A Curious Case of Abnormal Development in a Rattlesnake

An Interesting Explosion of Gas

Antique Chain Armor in the Caucasus Mountains

By E. O. Hovey

The Great Telescope at the Paris Exposition of 1900


  • Fire Protection of Tall Buildings

  • Letters

    Correspondence - March 25, 1899

  • Recommended

    New Books, Etc. - March 25, 1899

  • Departments

    Business and Personal - March 25, 1899

  • Recently Patented Inventions - March 25, 1899

  • Notes and Queries - March 25, 1899

  • Index of Inventions - March 25, 1899

  • Patents - March 25, 1899

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March 25, 1899

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