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New Traction Engine

The St. Gothard Tunnel

Engines of the Steamships Limerick, Milford, and Waterford

Measuring Machines

Shooting Under Water

How to Use the Carpenter's Square

By John O*amp*apos;Connell

How to do it, and How not to do it

The Peabody Museum, Yale College, New Haven, Conn

When to Cut Grain

The Peach

The Summer-Mulching of Strawberries

Bird's-Eye Maple

Origin of the Trees and Shrubs in the South of France

The Carpet Bug

By J. A. Lintner

Wonderful Kentucky Caves

Fish Culture

An Insect Rose Thorn

On the Propriety of Limiting Families

Determination of Albumen in Urine

Huxley on Physiological Knowledge *

Lobster Burying its Prey

A Joyful Sound for the Deaf

Horse Dentistry

Photo Notes

By E. Stebbing

Photography in and out of the Studio

Measuring the Force of Explosives by Photography

Solutions to Problems

Third American Chess Congress of 1857

To Chess Correspondents

Scientific American Chess Record

Amateur Centennial Prize


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