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The Vincennes-Ville Evrard Compressed Air Tramway

The Development of Bridge Construction, with Notices of some Remarkable Historic Bridges

By W. P. Trowbridge

Modern Improvements in the Steam Engine

By Scott A. Smith

Howe Truss Timber Bridge Across the Willamette River, Albany, Oregon

Improved Hydraulic Hammer

Lenoir's Petroleum Boat

Timber, and some of its Diseases

By H. Marshall Ward

Glass Bottle making by Machinery

The Polar Planimeter—Its Theory and its use

By E. A. Gieseler

The Position and Prospects of Electricity as Applied to Engineering

III.—Electric Lighting.

By William Geipel

Improved Primary Battery

By P. Selby

Experimental Optics

Apparatus for Fractional Distillation under Reduced Pressure

Saline Fodder Plants

By R. W. Emerson Macivor

The Chemistry of Substances Taking Part in Putrefaction and Antisepsis

By John M. Thomson

The Spanish National Lottery—New Mechanical Apparatus for Throwing the Numbers

A Northwest Passage

Color in Plants

The Valley of Mogok—Ruby Mines District, Upper Burma

A Large Californian Grape Vine

Mechanical Dentistry

By E. E. Shattuck

Building Plans and Specifications

The “Bleeding” of Plants

Catarrh of the Antrum

The Etiology of Scarlet Fever

By E. Klktn

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March 17, 1888

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