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Eight Horse Traction Engine

How to Lay a Drain

By T. Mellard Reade

Analysis of Boiler Incrustations

By Edward Francis

New Irish Mail Steamers

Disconnecting Compound Engines

New Water Works of Detroit, Mich

The Theoretical Steam Engine

The Boetius Gas Furnace

Discussion on the Parallelogram of Forces

By D. P. Blackstone

Radial Drilling Machine

Chelsea Swimming Baths, London

On Ice Making and Ice Machines

By W. N. Hartley

The Manufacture of Gongs

Arlonine Blacks

The Repair of Submarine Cables

Preserving Vegetables Green

On the Principles of Tanning

Garnets

Scientific Jottings

The Story of the Prism

How to Draw a Straight Line

Chronometer Trials at Geneva, 1876–77

On Vortex Motion

By Osborne Reynolds

Astronomical

The World of Matter

Temperature and Organic Remains in Tahoe and Echo Lakes

Mars in the Autumn of 1877

By Richard A. Proctor

Clover

Street Refuse

Science Notes

Potato Culture

Home Manufacture of Superphosphates

Economic Plants in Jamaica

Centennial Problem Tournament

Scientific America Chess Record

Steinitz vs. Blackburne

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    August 18, 1877

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