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Injectors at the Centennial

The Navy Department at the Exhibition

Use of Rail Ends in Blast-Furnaces

The International Exhibition of 1876

The Russian Machinery Exhibit—a Portable Travelling Crane

Improvements in Gas Engines

Locomotive for Dom Pedro Railway, Brazil

The Southern Pacific Railroad

A Notable Railroad Connection

Engineering Structures

Heat-Conduction in Gases

Purification of Metals by Filtration

Relation of Strength to form of Materials

A New French Iron-Clad

Boot-Cleaning Machines

New Dry-Docking System

By Clark and Standfield

The Dawn-Animal

The Deptford Victualling Yard

Heroic Farming

Humming-Bird Wings

By Elliot Coues

Soft-Soaping the Spirits

A Description of the Great Roof of the Northern of France Railway Terminus at Paris, with Remarks on Curvilinear Roofing

Masonry Arches

Lessons in Mechanical Drawing

By C. W. MacCord

Steam without Cost.—The Compensatory System of Generating Steam

Professor Huxley in America

The Theory of Evolution

The Electric Light

Marine Phosphorescence

Mr. Crookes' Radiation Experiments

How to Build Cheap Boats

By Paddlefast

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