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The Heels of Achilles, Safety First at Sea, and more

Front page article on the Navy and our coast defense
Editorials on
Safety First at Sea
Warplanes versus Zeppelins
Education in War Time


By Walter Scott Meriwether

Science- September 1, 1917

Automobile- September 1, 1917

Rice Yield Ruined

By Rozel Gotthold

Robbing the Arctic so that Montana May Drink

How the St. Mary River Was Shifted from the Hudson Bay Drainage System and Made To Flow into the Missouri

Moving Forms for Concrete Elevators, A New Electrical Furnace, and more

By R. P. Crawford

Behind the Cantonments

Picking the Men for America's Greatest Emergency Engineering Feat
[article on building the training camps for the wartime military expansion]

By C. H. Claudy

The Submarine Problem--XIII

Marine Camouflage and Its Relation to the U-Boat Campaign

Eliminating Disease from the Casualty List

The Manufacture of Typhoid Vaccine by the French Service

How Forest Fires are Discovered and Reported, Cement Joints for Cast-Iron Pipes, and more


  • Letters

    Correspondence- September 1, 1917

  • Departments

    The Heavens In September, 1917

  • Inventions New and Interesting- September 1, 1917

  • Recently Patented Inventions- September 1, 1917

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