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  • Departments

    Our Books in 1899

  • An Extraordinary Patent Decision

  • Women in Science

  • The American Pacific Cable

  • Employing the Carabao for Army Purposes in the Philippines

  • The New Government Printing Office

  • Factory Inspection of New York State

  • The Chicago Drainage Canal

  • A New Way of Cleaning Ships' Bottoms

  • A Novel Reversing Gear

  • Magnetic Clutches

  • The Four-Cylinder Compound Locomotives of the Northern Railway of France

  • Auto-Quadricycle at the Bicycle and Auto Mobile Show

  • The New Inland Waterway

  • Curiosities of Ichthyology

  • Notes and Queries

  • Index of Inventions

  • Recently Patented Inventions

  • Business and Personal

  • New Books, Etc.

  • Patents

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