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The St. Gothard Tunnel

Tree Planting by Railway Companies

New Railway Station at York, England

Petroleum Locomotives

German Railways

Steam Trolly

Narrow-Gauge Progress

Narrow Escape of the St. Louis Bridge

The Blake Pump

Bessemer Steel Manufacture in America

Thomas Page

Files Versus Emery Wheels and Milling Tools

By Joshua Rose


Fast Ice Yachts

Fast Steamer

Thames Steam Ferry Company's Boat “Pearl”

Official Rules for Signals on Steam and Sailing Vessels

Inventors' Institute

New Tables of the Velocity and Force of the Wind

Spontaneous Combustion

Society of Telegraph Engineers

A New Electric Repulsion and its Application to the Theory of Comets

The Laws of the Passage of Electricity Through Gases

The Galvanic Expansion of Metallic Wires

Motions Produced in Mercury by Electricity

Concrete Construction

About Strawberries

Western New York Society

Success with Peaches

Spiral Curves

Miasmatic Algæ

Horticultural Notes

A Photograph Ten Feet Long

The Chemistry of Coal

Test for Sugar

Potassium Triiodide


Highly Sensitive Dry Plates

By Ernest Boivin

Coating Metals

Structure of Precious Opal


Microscopical Notes

Loss of Silver.—a New Invention Wanted

How to Resolve Test-Diatoms Without any Special Apparatus

Essential Oils

Extraordinary Longevity

Lithoclysmy; a New Operation for Vesical Calculus

Novel Reduction of Hernia

Specific against Hydrophobia

By Grzyvala

Test for Albumen

Typhoid Fever from Well Water

By Julius A. Post


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    March 17, 1877

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