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An Incandescent Lamp without a Vacuum

The Gas Driven Warship

Inspection of Niagara Falls Power Company Tunnel

First Cable Strung on Manhattan Bridge

Brilliant Medical Work of Col. Gorgas at Panama

Delagrange to Come to America

Reduction of Foreign Parcel Postal Rates

The Taxicab in Old Rome

Torpedo Attack on the Monitor Florida

Seeing from Paris to Rome

By the Paris Correspondent of the Scientific American

The Modern Farmer's Tireless Horse

By Frank C. Perkins

A Curious Electric Elevator

By J. B. Van Brussel

A Philippine Leper Colony

By Newton Forest Russell

A Clever Substitute for a Drydock

By H. M. Masdell

New Grouping of Stars in the United States Flag


  • Departments

    The Heavens in July

  • Correspondence

  • Recently Patented Inventions

  • Notes and Queries

  • New Books, Etc.

  • Index of Inventions

  • Patents

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June 27, 1908

Confronting Common Wisdom