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Newspaper Heroism, A Safety Throttle for Locomotives, and more

Henry Walter Nernst

A Great Physical Chemist

By William J. Humphreys

Artificial Life

II. Making the Non-Living Do the Work of the Living

By Benjamin C. Gruenberg

Central Station Current for Farms

Advantages of Introducing Electricity into Rural Districts

By T. Commerford Martin and Putnam A Bates

The Brooks Comet

By W. R. Brooks

A New System of Bunkering Steamships

The “Herald” and Her Performances

By F. C. Coleman

How to Make an Engine Crank

By Albert F. Bishop

A Leather Cup Die, Combination Pipe and Monkey Wrench, and more

By J. E. Noble

Enlarging a Reamed Hole

By R. P. Albert

Suggestions for the Workshop- September 23, 1911

Ingenious Expedients of Resourceful Mechanics

Progress of New York's State Barge Canal

By Nobel E. Whitford

Abstracts from Current Periodicals- September 23, 1911

Phases of Science as Other Editors See Them

The Inventor's Department- September 23, 1911

Simple Patent Law; Patent Office News; Inventions New and Interesting

Two Latin-American Aviators, The Current Supplement


  • Letters

    Correspondence- September 23, 1911

  • Recommended

    Notes and Queries- September 23, 1911

  • New Books, Etc.- September 23, 1911

  • Departments

    Recently Patented Inventions- September 23, 1911

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