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New Narrow Gauge Locomotive

The Eddy Locomotive

Olmstead's Railroad Track Sweeper

On Water Ballast

By Benjamin Martel

Liverpool Engineering Society

The Sutro Tunnel

On Launching the Ironclads Kaiser and Deutschland, and Other Large Ships

By D. A. Samuda

Machinery for Boring Rock

New Bridge Over the Medway, at Maidstone

The Tay Bridge

Relations of Labor to Education

By James Johonnot

The Manawatu Gorge Bridge, New Zealand

A Self-Acting Print Washing Machine

By W. A. Nicholas

Sensitiveness of Bichromate Salts

Rapid Collodion

Glass Impervious to Gases

By G. Quincke

Elasticity of Metals at Different Temperatures

By G. Pisati

Cleaning of Plates and Lenses

Cast Steel Guns

Experiments with the New Artillery made from Steel Without Blows. *

By M. Gautier

Simultaneous Exposure and Development

By Ernest Boivin

The Range of the Homœopathic Law in the Practice of Medicine

By W. B. A. Scott

An Anecdote of Sir Isaac Newton

Salt in the Animal Economy

Heat in Muscular Action

The Phenomena of Human Life

By John Tyndall

Cultivation of Peanuts

J. H. Finlinson, of Huddersfield, England

Notice to Correspondents

Scientific American Chess Record

Solutions to Problems

No. 19. By H.E Bird

West Yorkshire Chess Association


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    November 10, 1877

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