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A Brilliant Navy Yard Success

The Shape of the Sun

Our Vast Railroad System

Recovering Metals Melted in the San Francisco Fire

By Arthur Inkersley

Sir Richard Tangye

The First International Balloon Race

By the Paris Correspondent of the Scientific American

The Battleships Dreadnought and South Carolina

A Motor that Runs by Lightning

By C. Francis Jenkins

Two Recent Fire-Fighting Inventions

A Huge Arched Yucca Tree

Motor Car for Whitewashing Railroad Tunnels

By the English Correspondent of the Scientific American

A Novel Electrical Medical Treatment

By Frank C. Perkins

Business and Personal Wants


  • Departments

    The Heavens in November

  • Correspondence

  • Recently Patented Inventions

  • Notes and Queries

  • Index of Inventions

  • New Books, Etc.

  • Patents

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October 27, 1906

The Antidote to Anti-Intellectualism