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Fluid Compression for Steel Rails

San Francisco Earthquake and Engineering Construction

Gatun Lake is Double the Estimated Size

Sir Benjamin Baker

The Transit of Mercury in 1907

By Frederic R. Honey

The Two-Hundred-Mile Automobile Endurance Test of the New York Motor Club

The Protective Works of the Assouan Dam

By Our London Correspondent

A New Signaling Machine System for the Automatic Control of Railroad Trains

By the English Correspondent of the Scientific American

Ball Lightning

By John Trowbridge

Diplodocus: The Greatest of All Earthly Creatures

By Walter Beasley

The Ocean Race of Torpedo-Boat Destroyers

Practical Tests of the Schlick Gyrostat for Ships

A Pair of Limbless, Snake-Like Lambs

By C. R. Stockard

A Successful Hydroplane Gliding Boat

A Mechanical Toy which Draws Geometrical Designs


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