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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 114 pages of information about Scientific American Supplement, No. 832, December 12, 1891.
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THE GREAT BELL OF THE BASILICA OF THE SACRED HEART OF MONTMARTRE.1
NEW SUGAR ITEMS.2
GERMANY.6
AUSTRIA-HUNGARY.8
BELGIUM.9
RUSSIA.9
OTHER COUNTRIES.10
AMERICAN WORKSHOPS.10
MODERN METHODS OF QUARRYING.12
THE TROTTER CURVE RANGER.20
THE RAIL SPIKE AND THE LOCOMOTIVE.[1]23
ROBERT L. STEVENS INVENTS THE AMERICAN RAIL AND SPIKE.23
DIFFICULTY OF ROLLING THE AMERICAN RAIL.24
FIRST JOINT FIXTURES.25
THE FIRST RAILROAD SPIKES.26
MR. STEVENS EXAMINES ENGLISH LOCOMOTIVES.26
THE “JOHN BULL” ORDERED.27
THE “JOHN BULL” ARRIVES AT BORDENTOWN.27
DIMENSIONS OF ENGINE AND PARTS.27
FIRST TRIAL OF THE LOCOMOTIVE.28
A TENDER IMPROVISED.29
STEAM OR HORSE POWER?29
TRIAL OF THE ENGINE BEFORE THE LEGISLATURE.30
FIRST CARS.30
EARLY DIFFICULTIES.31
THE FIRST PILOT.31
IMPROVEMENTS IN LOCOMOTIVE BUILDING.32
BALDWIN’S FIRST LOCOMOTIVES.32
THE LINE FROM BORDENTOWN TO SOUTH AMBOY.32
THE FIRST AMERICAN STANDARD TRACK.33
THE LINE OPENED BETWEEN BORDENTOWN AND SOUTH AMBOY.33
THE BRITISH CRUISER AEOLUS.34
TRIALS OF H.M.  CRUISER BLAKE.35
HINTS TO SHIPMASTERS.37
ALFRED TENNYSON.42
FIFTIETH YEAR OF THE PRINCE OF WALES.43
DEVELOPMENT WITH SUCRATE OF LIME.44
DUCK HUNTING IN SCOTLAND.46
A PLEA FOR THE COMMON TELESCOPE.[1]46
ARCHAEOLOGICAL DISCOVERIES AT CADIZ.53
PREHISTORIC HORSE IN AMERICA.56
FURTHER RESEARCHES UPON THE ELEMENT FLUORINE.57
IMPROVED APPARATUS FOR PREPARING FLUORINE.57
CHEMICAL REACTIONS OCCURRING DURING THE ELECTROLYSIS.59
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF FLUORINE.60
METHODS OF EXPERIMENTING WITH FLUORINE.61
ACTION OF FLUORINE UPON THE NON-METALLIC ELEMENTS.63
ACTION OF FLUORINE UPON METALS.65
ACTION OF FLUORINE UPON NON-METALLIC COMPOUNDS.66
ACTION OF FLUORINE UPON METALLIC COMPOUNDS.67
ACTION OF FLUORINE UPON A FEW ORGANIC COMPOUNDS.68
APPARATUS FOR THE ESTIMATION OF FAT IN MILK.69
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THE FRENCH WINE LAW.73
THE ALLOTROPIC CONDITIONS OF SILVER.73
THE SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN74
THE SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN75
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A New Catalogue of Valuable Papers76
Useful Engineering Books76
PATENTS!77
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