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The World's Greatest Shipping Terminal?

Or Will Hog Island Merely Stand as the Record Junk-Pile of All Time?

By William Benjamin West

A Giant of Old

By J. Flagler Wright

From Wood to Cloth

By Samuel J. Record

The Needs of the Patent Office

Results of the Insistence that This Most Vital Government Bureau Pay an Operating Profit

By William I. Wyman

Surveying America's Snows

How California and Nevada Forecast the Amount of Power and Water That They May Expect Each Year

By James Anderson

A Unit System of Freight Transportation

By Charles N. Winter

Applying Elevator Principles to the Railroad Bridge

By Hjalmer Lindquist Hjalmer Lindquist

Wanted: An Inexpensive House

A Review of the Building Situation and a Few Timely Suggestions

By Harry A. Mount

An Airplane with Variable Wing Surface Area, Paper from Veneer Waste

By Alfred Longville

Venezuela's Mountain-Climbing Oil-Burning Locomotives

By Harry Chapin Plummer

Music from Glass

Franklin's Harmonica and Other Instruments of the Same Class

By J. F. Springer

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December 1920

Think Outside the Gift Box