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Mail Delivery to Ships at Sea, Detecting Men by their Heat Radiation and more

The Panama Canal Today

The Construction and Operation of the Great Waterway Between the Atlantic and the Pacific

By J. Bernard Walker

Wrecking Reinforced Concrete Structures--The Demolishing Art at its Best, Fighting Crickets with Flame Throwers

By Leo G. Hall

A Man-Sized Helicopter that Leaves the Ground with Full Load

By George Gaulois

The Romance of Invention--X

The Father of the Lubrication of the Future

By C. H. Claudy

Testing Airplane Propellers

The Establishment at McCook Field Where the Aviation Service Does This on a Large Scale

Why the Trailer has Made Good

Some Points Connected with Its History and Its Current Use with Motor Trucks and Tractors

By Howard Greene

The Latest Word in Steel

How Molybdenum Has Gained a Place Among the Foremost of Alloying Agents

By W. Norman Bratton

Electricity's Latest Contribution to the Modem Art of Heat Treatment

By A. M. Clark

How Colloidal Chemistry Aids the Paving Industry

By Daniel T. Pierce

A Practical Blue-Print Protector

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    Correspondence - March 27, 1920

  • The Heavens in April, 1920

  • Inventions New and Interesting - March 27, 1920

  • Recently Patented Inventions - March 27, 1920

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