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A Dining Room Electric Railway

Electricity as a Motive Power

By Wm. Wharton

Telegraphing to and from Trains in Motion

Description of the New Tay Viaduct

By F. F. S. Kelsey

Refrigerating Machinery for the Steamship Fifeshire

Tramway Engine

Box Car Bodies

The Change of Gauge of Southern Railroads in 1886

By C. H. Hudson

History of Submarine Mining

By Samuel Rodman

Collodio-Chloride Positive Printing Paper

By S. C. Passavant

An Electrolytic Method of Preparing Metallic Alloys, Etc.

By H. Warren

Ophthalmology

Improved Wine Press

Serpent Venom

M. Eiffel

The Kali Ghaut, Calcutta

The Zodiacal Light

By J. E. Gore

The Mesquit Bean

Long-Tailed Lady's Slippers

(Cypripediums)

By W. H. Gower

The Chemical Basis of Plant Forms

By Helen C. De S. Abbott

Analysis of Cider or Apple Vinegar

By B. F. Davenport

Curious Property of Gas Retort Carbon

Manufacture of Starch, Dextrose, and Glucose

By L. V. Wagner

Building Plans and Specifications

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December 03, 1887

Complex Causes. Alternative Solutions.