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Steam Plowing Engine

Tank Locomotive, Dutch Rhenish Railway

Observations on English Railroads—The Great Shops at Crewe

The Raub Central Power Locomotive

A Burning Oil Train

The Canada Pacific Railway

Countermands and Protections

Drying-Stove for Printed Sheets

A New Style of Passenger Car

Melrose Abbey

The Correct and Incorrect Thing in Cotton

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Photo Printing in Munich

Upon the useless Part of the Objective, and a New Stop

India-Rubber Ring on a Mackerel

Forms and Functions of the Electric Discharge

Electricity on Tramways

Faure's Secondary Battery

To the Editor of the Electrician:

Electrical Horticulture

On Some Applications of Electric Energy to Horticultural and Agricultural Purposes *

By C. WM Siemens

Gathering and Storing Apples

The Cultivation of Medicinal Plants in Lincolnshire

PEPPERMINT— DILL.— CARAWAY.— ROSEMARY.— HENBANE — BELLADONNA.—ACONITE, ETC.

By E. M. Holmes

Keeping Vegetables in Winter

The Structure of Greenhouses

The Transfer of Sensation

The Opium Habit

Copying Ink Without a press

The Progress of Bacteria Investigation

By G. Marpmann

Prizes worth Striving For

A Case of Prolonged Somnolence

Swine Raising

An Ancient Dwarf

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October 29, 1881

Confronting Common Wisdom