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Engineering 1885 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1885 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1885 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1885 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1885 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1885 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1885 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1885 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1885 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1885 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1885 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1885 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1885 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1885 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1885 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1885 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1885 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1885 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1885 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1885 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1885 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1885 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1885 Jul-Dec: General Index.
Engineering 1885 Jul-Dec: General Index.

Note: This is a sub-section of Engineering 1885 Jul-Dec: Index

Aberdeen Graving Dock, Centrifugal Pumps for, | 105

Accident, Penistone Railway, 109

Accidents, Railway, in Russia, 475

Accumulators, Electric, 474

Addiwell Chemical Works, The, 232

Address of the President of the American Institution of Mining Engineers, 395

Address of the President of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, The, 134, 140,191, 204

Address of the President of Section G, British Association, 289, 313

Ad lard Tram Rail and Clamp, The, 342

Admiralty Cruisers, Merchant Steamers as, 187

Admiralty Finance, 596

Admiralty Reform, 137

Agents, Patent, 593

Agricultural Snow, The Royal, at Preston : 51

Brickmaking Machine, Bradley and Craven’s, 80 Chaffcutter and Elevator, Carson and Toone’s, 76 Chaffcutters, Maynard’s, Automatic Fall for, 76 Chimney Raiser, Marshall, Sons, and Co.’s, 54 Combination Agricultural Implement, Evans’s, 73, 565

Corn Mill, Blackstone’s, 73

Corn Mill, Wood’s, 73

Corn Screen, Rainforth and Co.’s Adjustable, 73 Corn Sizer, Nalder and Nalder’s, 72

Domestic Motor, The Davey, 54

Drain Cleaning Rods, Murray’s, 76

Engine and Boiler, Vertical, Ruston, Proctor, and Co.’s, 54

Engine, Fowler and Co.’s Coupled Traction, 80

Engine, Gas, Crossley and Co.’s Vertical Otto, 80

Engine, Horizontal, with Girder Frame, Ransomes, Sims, and Jefferies’, 55

Agricultural Show, TIIe Royal—continued.

Engine, Traction, and Crane, Aveling and Porter’s, 51

Engines, Clayton and Shuttleworth’s, 53

Engines, Fowler and Co.’s, 51

Engines, Gas, 54

Ensilage, 76

Fencing, Bayliss, Jones, and Bayliss’s, 80

Implements, 72

Peat Breaker, Bracher’s, 73

Pipe Joint, Corbett’s, 80

Pulveriser, Nicholson and Son’s, 74

Sack Hoist, Porrit’s, 80

Silo with Hydraulic Seal, Howard’s, 77

Silo Press, Blunt’s, 77

Silo and Silo Press, Bayliss, Jones, and Bayliss’s, 76

Spark Arrester, Tyrcr’s, 54

Spring Wheel, Aveling and Porter’s, 80

Tramway Sleepers, Howard’s, 77

Well Pumps, Hathorn, Davey, and Co.’s, 54

Whippietrees :

Corbett’s, 77

Davey, Sleep, and Co.’s, 77

Kell, Meats, and Co.’s, 77

Knapp and Co.’s, 77

Ransomes, Sims, and Jefferies’, 77

Vipan and Headley’s, 77

Ainscoughs’ Flour Mill at Burscough, 227, 277

Air, Cooling, Chambers’s System of, 5

Air, Currents of, Experiments with, 160

“ Alacrity”and “Surprise,” H.M.S., Engines and

Boilers of, 346, 399,447, 491, 536, 588

Alarm for Icebergs, 89

Allen and Co.’s Steam and Hydraulic Reversing Engine, 9

i Allin’s Water Motor, 487

I Alloa, The Forth Bridge at, and Railway Con- ' nections, 349

Alloys of Copper and Cobalt, 237

Almqvist’s Marine Engine Governor, 366

Amalgamation of Silver Ores, 558

America, Fire Prevention in, 520 .

American Association for the Advancement oi

Science, 137

American Cotton Mills, 183

American Institute of Mining Engineers, 327

American Millionaires, 570

American Railway Speeds, 386

American Shipbuilding, 84

American Society of Civil Engineers, The, 99

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (See

Mechanical Engineers, American Society oj American Watch Company, The Waltham, 15,62,

85

Ammeter, A Mercurial, 258

Ammonia Soda Process, The, 574

Ammonia and Tar from Blast Furnaces, 235, 387,

I 409, 459

| 2knemometer, Lcupold’s Heliostatic, 623

Anemometer, A New, 136

Antwerp, Coal and Iron at, 167

Antwerp, Electricity at, 197

Antwerp Exhibition, The, 15, 41

Antwerp Exhibition, Electric Traction at the, 571

Antwerp Exhibition, The Telephone at the, 330

Apatite Deposits of Canada, The, 371

Application of Electricity, A New, 65

Arbitrations, Iron Trade, 306

Architecture, Naval, at the Inventions Exhibition, 63, 257

Armaments, Russian, 162

Armour-Plate Manufactory, New Russian, 620

Army Service Rifle, The New, 405

Arnold’s Steam Boilers, 514

Artificial Oligist, 596

Asquith’s Radial Drilling Machine, 250

Atkinson’s Differential Gas Engine, 187

Atlantic Cable War, The, 110

Atmospheric Temperature and Humidity, Difficulties in the Observation of, 162

Australia, Engineers in, 83

Austrian Coal Mining, 307

Automatic Brakes, 548

Automatic Fire Extinguishers, 475

Automatic Vacuum Brakes, 182

Aveling and Porter’s Spring Wheel, 80

Aveling and Porter’s Steering Gear for Traction

Engines, 562

Aveling and Porter’s Traction Engine and Crane,

51

Awards, Jury, 353

Axles, Breakages of on German Railways, 285

“ Bacchante ” and “ Boadicca,” H.M.S., Boilers and Engines of, 325

Balata, 161

Balloon Photograph}’, 136

Balloons, Navigable, 547

Barrow Rock Drill, The, 443

Basic Bessemer Process, The, 605

Baxter and Co.’s Stone Breaker, 441

Bayliss, Jones, and Bayliss’s Fencing, 80

Bayliss, Jones, and Bayliss’s Lock Nut, 433

Bavliss, Jones, and Bavliss’s Silo and Silo Press, 76

Beaumont Rock Drill, The, 442

Beck and Company’s Hose Coupling, 398

Beck and Company’s Rotary Blower, 398

Belts as Grain Conveyers, 42

Ben Nevis Observatory, 66

Ben Nevis Observatory, Experiments at, 620

Ben Nevis, Proposed Earthquake Observatinna on, 184 ns

Benson’s Great Clock for Lucknow, 199

Berlin Telegraphic Congress, The, 162

Bermuda, A Cable to, 547

Bessbrook Electrical Tramway, The, 285

Bessemer Process, The Basic, 605

Bevel Gear Cutter, Bilgram’s, 21

Beverley, Drainage at, 211

Bichromate and Nitric Acid Cells, 547

Bill Legislation, Private, 158, 569, 603

Biscuit Ware, Minton’s Apparatus for Removing

Flint Powder from, 160 0

Black Sea, Grain Elevators on the, 162

Black Sea, Port Improvements in the, 620 Blackstone’s Corn Mill, 73

Blast Furnaces, Tar and Ammonia from qqk 387,409,459 ’

Blochairn Steel Works, The, 297

Blooming Mill for Bilbao, 55

Blower, Rotary, Beck and Co.’s, 398

Blowing Engines at the Rimamurany-Salgn-

Torjaner Iron Works, 419, 466

Blunt’s Silo Press, 77

Boat, Gourbet’s Submarine Torpedo, 501

Boat, Submarine, The Nordenfelt, 334, 371

Boats, Torpedo, The New, 212, 616

Boats, Screw Ferry, 587

Boiler Drilling Machine, Holden and Brooke’s 320

Boiler Explosion, The Leeds, 332

Boiler Insurance, 426, 497

Boiler, Marine, with Cylindrical Combustion Chamber, M‘Kaig and Stitt’s, 475

Boiler Shell Drilling Machine, Booth’s, 419

Boiler and Vertical Engine, Ruston, Proctor and Co.’s, 54

Boilers and Engines of H.M.S. “ Boadicea” and

“ Bacchante,” 325

Boilersand Engines of H.M.S. “Surprise” and

“ Alacrity,” 346, 399, 447, 491, 536, 588

Boilers and Engines of the s.s. “ Meteor,” 171 Boilers, Steam, Arnold’s, 514

Boilers, Steam, at the Inventions Exhibition 474

Boilers, Tubular, 409

Booth’s Boiler Shell Drilling Machine, 419

Borax Supply in the United States, The, 183

Bore-Hole, The Deepest in the World, 17

Boston, U.S., Electric Lightingat, 183

Boston Sewage Works, The, 555

Bourdon Gauges, 17

Bower-Barff Process for Protecting Iron. The 41 524 ’ ’

Boyle’s System of Ventilating Railway Carriages, 313 ’

Bracher’s Peat Breaker, 73

Bradley and Craven’s Brickmaking Machine 80

Brakes, Automatic, 548

Brakes, Automatic Vacuum, 182

Brazilian Government, Stern-Wheel Steamer for the, 202

Breakages of Axles on German Railways, 285

Brewers’ Exhibition, The, 452

Brickmaking Machine, Bradley and Craven’s 80

Bridge, Cantilever, A New Type of, 405

Bridge Failure at Chatham, The, 198

Bridge, The Forth, 265, 286, 386, 430, 513, 537

Bridge, The Forth, at Alloa, and Railway Connections, 349 J

Bridge, New, Across the Yarra, 184

Bridge over the Tessin River, 278

Bridge, The Tower, 405

Bridges, Iron, Decay of, 380

Lrinjes and Goodwin’s Colour-Grinding Machine,

ODD

Britannia Iron Works, Gainsborough, The, 117

Britannia Works, Electric Light at the, 185

aV?H Association, The: 162, 286, 300

A dress to the Mechanical Science Section, by q r7 B- ?^er’ President of the

Section, 289, 313

Apparatus for Recording Stress and Strain, by Professor W. C. Unwin, ouZ

Channel into Swansea Har-

On ?hl’ny CaPPer> 302, 347

L a Deyelopment of the Pneumatic System Ttelegraph Purposes, by Mr.

J. w. Willmot, 482

n Methods of Transporting

a„,„w ^ etjeleum in the United States of oAhn n-ff by Mr- John H- Harris, 301, 346 ° PmfoD ffLion P S-’entific Knowledge, by Professor Chrystal, 300

Towi 'wl0 Lig,htin° and the Law, by Mr. Lewis Edmunds, 302

of t'he Road Engine in the Cnlnn J*?11011 Maintenance of Roads, by Colonel Innes, 302

On aBri,d8e, by Mr. A. S. Biggart, 286 ° 302^ Mlners Safety Lamp, by Mr. Swan, ° {Relm',ve Merits of Iron and Copper

P?ereecef.°301Telegraph Li"e8- by W H‘ OShaw,13e0ian5d09ROller Gear’ by ProfeSS3r IL OnwhHSp;eele%O02TeIeSraph P°’eS’ by °Ltbe Tay Viaduct, by Mr. Crawford Barlow,

Biitk:hCTOn 4° Foi‘thcoming Meeting, 40

Bri discovered, 307

Broken r late'Straightening Machine, 321

Broken Crankshafts, Repairing 385

Brunswick Condenser, The 486’

Burscough, Flour Millat, 227 277

Business of the Suez Canal, 405

Cable to Bermuda, A 547

Li® Grappling, Submarine, 161

Ca\\e\^^^ The Life of a, 351

C The^ 546 *rance» Manufacture of Submarine,

Cables, New Submarine, 380

C-^fe^^me, 398

c““i l‘«,' uitaw S: 28

Canal, The Poutiloff, 42

Candle-Making Machinery, Price’s, 3

Cantilever Bridge, A New Type of, 405

Captain, A Man-of-War, and her, 157

Carbon Filaments, New, 596

Cars, Locomotive, for the Transcaspian Railway,

Carson and Toone’s Chaff cutter and Elevator, 76

Cask-Making Machinery, Ransome and Co.’s,

Cassel Gold Extraction Process, The, 38

Cast Iron, Silicon in, 40

Cast Steel, Examination of, 17

Casting Pottery, Minton’s Compressed Air Machinery for, 159

Castings, Dynamite for Breaking, 183

Castings, Steel, 394

Catcher, A Torpedo, 512

Cathetometer, 398

Cells, Bichromate and Nitric Acid, 547

Cement, Portland, On Testing, 145

Cement, Slag as the Basis of, 524

Centenary of the Dartford Iron Works, The, 65

Central Asia, Minerals in, 285

Central Asia, A Pipe Line for, 284

Centrifugal Machine, Weston’s, 486

Centrifugal Pump for Aberdeen Graving Dock, 105

CWynnes’ 30-in.,

Chaffcutter and Elevator, Carson and Toone’s, 76

Chaffcutters, Maynard’s Automatic Fall for, 76

Chambers’ System of Cooling Air, 5

Channel, Swansea, New Deep Sea, 302, 347

Chatham, The Bridge Failure at, 198

Chatham and Devonport Roperies, The, 501

Cheap Sodium, 524

Chemical Works, The Ad di well, 232

Chilled Car Wheels, The Inaccuracies of, 572

Chimney, A Paper, 356

Chimney Lifter, J. T. Marshall and Co.’s, 573

Chimney Raiser, Marshall, Sons, and Co.’s, 54

China, The Mineral Wealth of, 307

Church Bells, Hall’s Automatic Interlocking

Gear for, 487

City Lighting, Incandescence Electric Lamps for, 232

Civil Engineering at the Inventions Exhibition, 1, 29, 103

Civil Engineers, The American Society of, 99

Civil Engineers, The Institution of : 287, 470, 513

On Constructions in Earthquake Countries, by Mr. John Milne, 611

On Dynamo-Electric Machines, and their Engines, by Mr. Gisbert Kapp, 512

On Experiments on the Steam Engine Indicator, by Mr. Arthur William Brightmore, 470

On High-Speed Motors, by Mr. John Imray, 512

Premiums Awarded Session 1884-85, 287

Subjects for Papers—Session 1885-86, 287

Clark and Low’s Indicator, 41

Clark’s Transit Instruments and Lamp, 398

Clarke’s Crank and Forge Works, 147

Classes for the Study of Electricity, 357

Clayton and Shuttleworth’s Engines, 53

Cleveland Iron Trade, The, 616

Cleveland, Notes from, 11, 33, 59, 92, 106, 128,

155,179, 201, 238, 261, 279, 312, 335, 350, 374,

402, 423, 448, 471, 503, 516, 552, 567, 592, 609

Clock, An Electro-Mechanical, 500

Clock at Lucknow, The Great, 199

Clydebank Shipyard and Engineering Works, The, 269

Coal-Cutting Machine, Heppel and Cranston’s, 417

Coal and Iron at Antwerp, 167

Coal Mining, Austrian, 307

Coal-Washing Machine, Sheppard’s, 511 ,

Coalfields of New South Wales, The, 547

Coalfields, The Picton, 394

Coiling Metal Tubes, Sharp’s Process of, 485

Colonial Engineers, The Disputes of, 430

Colour-Grinding Machine, Brinjes and Goodwin’s, 365

Colville and Sons’ Dalzell Steel and Iron Works, 455

Combination Agricultural Implement, Evans’s, 565

Combined Perfecting and Duplex Single-Cylinder

Printing Machine, 588

Comet, The New, 572

Company, The John Cockerill, 382

Company, The Leeds Forge, 8

Compass Disturbance, 333

Compound Engine, Wells’s Balanced, 469

Compound Engine, The Willans Receiver, 18

Compound Locomotive (Webb’s System) for the

Paulista Railway, Brazil, 614

Compound Locomotives, 329

Compound Pumping Engine; Northwich Water

Works, 304

Condenser, The Brunswick, 486

Condenser, Morton’s Ejector, Engine with, 577

Conductors, Steel-Copper Electric, 522

Conference, The Telegraph, 284

Constructions in Earthquake Countries, 611

Continuous Regenerative Gas Kiln, Dunnachie’s, 367

Controversy, The Michaelovsk, 381

Convention, The Telegraph, 89

Conveyance of Petroleum, The, 334

Cooling Air, Chambers’s System of, 5

Copper and Cobalt, Alloys of, 237

Copper in Damaraland, 258

Copper, Electro-Metallurgy of, 305

Copper, Electrolytic Refining of, 13

Copper, Purification of, 40

Copper Telegraph Wires, 429

Corbett’s Whippietrees, 77

Corliss Compound Vertical Tandem Engine, Douglas and Grant’s, 609

Corn Mill, Blackstone s, 73

Corn Mill, Wood’s, 73

Corn Screen, Rainforth and Co.’s Adjustable, 73

Corn Sizer, Nalder and Nalder’s, 72

Corbett’s Pipe Joint, 80

« Coromandel,” The New Peninsular and Oriental

Steamer, 125

Cotton Mills, American, 183

Cotton Seed Oil, The Manufacture of, 39

Countries, Earthquake, Constructions in, 611

Coupling Hose, Beck and Co.’s, 398

Cowles Electric Smelting Process, The, 431

Crampton’s Models at the Inventions Exhibition, 170

Crane, Sixty-Ton Steam Derrick, at Port-Glasgow, 564

Crane, The Thwaite-Neville Hoisting and Traversing, 610

Crane and Traction Engine, Aveling and Porter’s, 51

Craniology, New Methods in, 211

Crank and Forge Works, Clarke’s, 147

Crankshafts, Repairing Broken, 385

Cranston’s Rock Drill, 416

Creil Experiments, The, 378, 452, 498, 617

Crossley and Co.’s Vertical Otto Gas Engine, 80

Crude Petroleum, Transporting, 346

Cruiser, Torpedo, The “Scout,” 111

Crushing Ore, Rolls for, 463, 487

Crystallisation of Wrought Iron, The, 605

Cupola Furnace, A New, 236, 278

Curious Effects of a Thunderstorm, 380

Current of Telephone Transmitters, The, 547

Currents of Air, Experiments with, 160

Cut-out, Hedges’ Fusible, 196

Cut-out, Hedges’ Magnetic, 196

Cutter, Bevel Gear, Bilgram’s, 21

Daily Variations of the Magnetic Elements, 500

Dalzell Steel and Iron Works, The, 455

Damaraland, Copper in, 258

Danger in the Distribution of Electricity, A, 356

Danger from Lightning, The Increase in the, 378

Dartford Iron Works, The Centenary of the, 65

Davey’s Differential Gear, 225

Davey Domestic Motor, The, Hathorn, Davey, and Co., 54

Davey, Sleep, and Co.’s Whippietrees, 77

Davis’s Railway Signals, 536

Deacon’s Waste-Water Meter System, 490,533

Decay of Iron Bridges, 380

Deep-Sea Channel, Swansea New, 302, 347

Deepest Bore-Hole in the World, The, 17

Denny and Co.’s Engine Works, Dumbarton, 221

Deposits of Canada, The Apatite, 371

Destroyer, A Torpedo Boat, 380

Detection, Iceberg, 110

Development of Tramways, The, 519

Diamond Fields, The, 333

Difficulties in the Observation of Atmospheric

Temperature and Humidity, 162

Dip Workings, Morison and Armstrong’s Pumps for, 468

Disputes of Colonial Engineers, 430

Disturbance, Compass, 333

Dock, The Grimsby, 150

Dock, Hull Alexandra, 89

Dock*, The Tilbury, 405

Dockyard, The Nicolaeff, Lease of, to Cockerill and Co., 621

Domestip Electric Lighting, 135, 189, 545

Double-Headed Twist Drill Cutting Machine, 590

Douglas and Grant’s Corliss Compound Vertical

Tandem Engine, 609

Drain Cleaning Rods, Murray’s, 76

Drainage at Beverley, 211

Drainage of Victoria, British Columbia, The, 161

Draining the Pinsk Marshes, 457

Draper’s Self-Recording Meteorological Instruments, 535

Drawing Platinum Wire, 40

Dredger “Tilbury,” Steam, Hunter and English’s, 566

Drill, Portable Prospecting, 443

Drilling Machine, Boiler, Holden and Brooke’s, 320

Drilling Machine, Booth’s Boiler Shell, 419

Drilling Machine, Radial, Asquith’s, 250

Drilling Machines, 583

Drills, Twist, 587

Drummond, Arcadia, and Albion Mines, The, 395

Drysdale and Co.’s Centrifugal Pumps for Aberdeen Graving Dock, 105

Dunbar and Ruston’s Steam Navvy, 135, 178, 202

Duncan Brothers’ Waverley Turbine, 365

Dunnachie’s Continuous Regenerative Gas Kiln, 367

Duplex Single-Cylinder Printing Machine, Combined Perfecting and, 588

“ Dust,” Action of Electricity on, 184

Dust Fuel, Perret’s Furnace for, 401

Dynamite for Breaking Castings, 183

Dynamo-Electric Machines, 512

Early History of the Sewing Machine, 381

Early Telegraph Line, An, 137

Earthquake Countries,Construction in, 611

Earthquake Observations on Ben Nevis, Proposed, 184

Eccentric, Tripier’s Spherical, 147

Economy, Locomotive, 377

Edinburgh Exhibition, The, 379

Edinburgh, Proposed Electric Lighting in, 40

Edison’s Electric Light Standard, 619

Ejector Condenser, Morton’s Engine with, 577

Electric Accumulators, 474

Electric Launch “Volta,” The, 230

Electric Lighting :

Domestic Electric Lighting, 135, 189, 545

Edison’s Electric Light Standard, 619

Electric Hand Lamp, Merryweather’s, 250

Electric Illumination in Mills, 523

Electric Light and Guns, The, 89

Electric Light Installation, The Greenock, 49

Electric Light at Lincoln’s Inn, The, 499

Electric Light at Lloyd’s, The, 500

Electric Light on Locomotives, The, 356

Electric Light in Military Operations, The, 161

Electric Light at the Paris Opera, The, 522, 545

Electric Light at the Thalia Theatre in Chemnitz, The, 333

Electric Light in Theatres, The, 404, 453

Electric Lighting at Boston, U.S., 183

Electric Lighting at the Britannia Works, 185

Electric Lighting in Edinburgh, Proposed, 40

Electric Lighting of Mills, The, 6, 523

Electric Lights in Ovens, 110

Electric Mains, The Size of, 14

Electricity at Antwerp, 197

Electricity in Coal Mining, The Uses of, 258

Electric Lighting—continued.

Electricity at the Inventions Exhibition, 39,64, 88, 195

Incandescence Electric Lamps for City Lighting, 232

Indicator for Electric Lighting, A Potential, 619

Lamps, Electric, The Macquaire-Street, 619

Lead-Encased Electric Conductors, 578

Life of Incandescence Lamps, The, 392, 439

Lighting of the Suez Canal, The, 523

Weston Incandescent Lamp Fittings, 174

Weston Systems in the United States, The, 86

Wire Safety Fuzes, 183

Woodhouse and Rawson’s Electric Clip Light, 284

Electric Resistance of Platinoid, The, 17

Electric Smelting, 256

Electric Traction at the Antwerp Exhibition, 571

Electrical Exhibition, Another, 65

Electrical Furnace, An, 371, 620

Electrical Laboratory, A National, 545

Electrical Tramway, The Bessbrook, 235

Electrical Weathercock, An, 136

Electricity, Action of, on “ Dust,” 184

Electricity, Classes for the Study of, 357

Electricity in Coal Mining, The Uses of, 258

Electricity, A Danger in the Distribution of, 356

Electricity at the Explosion of Flood Rock, New York Harbour. 523

Electricity at the Inventions Exhibition, 39, 64 88, 195

Electricity, A New Application of, 65

Electricity, Saponification by, 405

Electricity, Stealing, 572

Electricity and Ventilation, 183

Electro-Dynamic Telephones, 17

Electro-Mechanical Clock, An, 500

Electro-Metallurgy of Copper, 305

Electrolysis, Recovery of Tin from Tin Scrap by, 18

Electrolytic Refining of Copper, 13

Elevated Bailroads, Power Required on, 138

Elevated Railway, The Meigs, 587

Embanking the River Volga, 381

Endurance of Metals, The, 429

Engine, 30-in. Centrifugal Pumping, Gwynncs’, 124, 215

Engine, Compound Pumping; Northwich Water Works, 304

Engine, Douglas and Grant’s Corliss Compound Vertical Tandem, 609

Engine, The Fielding High-Speed, 104

Engine, Fowler and Co.’s Coupled Traction, 80

Engine, Gas, Atkinson’s Differential, 187

Engine, High-Speed, Welford’s, 385

Engine, Horizontal, with Automatic Expansion

Gear, Holborow and Co.’s, 142

Engine, Horizontal, with Girder Frame, Ransomes, Sims, and Jefferies’, 55

Engine, Horizontal, Hick, Hargreaves, and Co.’s, 250

Engine, Horizontal, Robey and Co.’s, 263

Engine and Kapp’s Dynamo, 195

Engine, Light Steam Fire, Merryweather and Sons’, 113

Engine with Morton's Ejector Condenser, 577

Engine, The Robey Semi-Portable, 135, 481

Engine, Steam and Hydraulic Reversing, Allen and Co.’s, 9

Engine, Traction, and Crane, Aveling and Porter's, 51

Engine Trials at University College, 317, 312

Engine, Umpherston’s Rag, 199

Engine, Vertical, and Boiler, Ruston, Proctor, and Co.’s, 54

Engine, Wells’s Balanced Compound, 469

Engine, The Willans Receiver Compound, 18

Engine Works, Messrs. Denny and Co.’s, Dumbarton, 221

Engine Works and Shipyard, Napiers’, 271

Engineering Purposes, Sand Bags for, 333

Engineering Works and Shipyard, The Clydebank, 269

Engineers, The American Society of Civil, 99

Engineers in Australia, 83

Engineers in the Navy, 458

Engineers and Shipbuilders, North-East Coast Institution of, 434

Engineers, Telegraph, The Society of, 38,618

Engines, Blowing, at the Rimamurany-Salgo-Torjaner Iron Works, 419, 466

Engines and Boilers of H.M.S. “ Boadicea” and “ Bacchante,” 325

Engines and Boilers of H.M.S. “ Surprise” and “Alacrity,” 346, 399, 447, 491, 536, 588

Engines and Boilers of the s.s. “ Meteor,” 171

Engines, Clayton and Shuttleworth’s, 53

Engines, Fowler and Co.’s, 51

Engines, Horizontal Tandem, at the London Portland Cement Company’s Works, Northfleet, 514

Engines, Pumping, at Whitacre; Birmingham Corporation Water Works, 6, 68, 151, 249, 293

Engines, Robey’s, 205

English and American Railways, The Expenses of, 433

Ensilage at the Preston Show, 76

“ Ernest,” Thorny croft and Co.’s Nile Steamer, 541

European Railway Progress, 619

Euston-road, The Subsidence in, 596

Evans’s Combination Agricultural Implement, 565

Evolutionary Squadron, The, 18

Examination of Cast Steel, 17

“ Excelsior,” 162

Excursions of the Iron and Steel Institute, 235, 249

Excursions of the Members of the Institution of

Mechanical Engineers, 148, 149, 150

Exhibition, Another Electrical, 65

Exhibition, The Antwerp, 15, 41

Exhibition, Antwerp, The Telephone at the, 330

Exhibition, The Brewers’, 452

Exhibition, The Edinburgh, 379

Exhibition, The Inventions (See Inventions Exhibition, The)

Exhibition, Mining, at Glasgow, 237

Exhibition, Nuremberg, 89

Exhibition of 1889, The Paris, 66

Exhibition, The Paris, 1889, and the Metrop'oh-tan Railway, 42

Exhibition, The Paris Milling, 2 ,

Expansion Gear, Automatic, Holborow and Co. s Horizontal Engine with, 142

Expedition, The Soudan, The Telegraphs of the, 498

Expenses of English and American Railways, The, 433

Experiments, The Creil, 378, 452, 498,617

Experiments with Currents of Air, 160

Explosion, Boiler, The Leeds, 332

Explosion at Hell Gate, The, 413

Explosive Gelatine, 184

Extraction of Gold, The Cassel Process, 38

Failure, The Bridge, at Chatham, 198

Failure of the Shipping Bounties System in France, 65

Fairfield Works, Govan, The, 244

Fairlie, Robert F., 133

Famine in Liverpool, The Water, 619

Fatigue of Metals, The, 31

Fencing, Bayliss, Jones, and Bayliss’s, 80

Ferry Boats, Screw, 587

Ferry, Steam, The Isle of Wight, 124

Fielding High-Speed Engine, The, 104

Fields, The Diamond, 333

Filaments, New Carbon, 596

Films, Liquid, 41

Finance, Admiralty, 596

Fire Engine, Light Steam, Merryweather and Sons’, 113

Fire Extinguishers, Automatic, 475

Fire Prevention in America, 520

First American Telegraph, an Underground One, 620

Flamache’s Signalling and Interlocking Apparatus for Rifle Ranges, 623

Flood Rock, New York Harbour, Electricity at the Explosion of, 523

Floods, The Nile, Impounding, 241

Flour Mill at Burscough, 227, 277

Fontinettes Hydraulic Canal Lift, The, 29

Foreign-Built Torpedo Boats, 381

Foreign and Colonial Notes, 45, 90,142,192, 216, 432, 446, 471, 550, 578, 609

Foreign Statistics, 255

Forest Supply in the United States, The, 404

Forge Company, The Leeds, 8

Forge and Crank Works, Clarke’s, 147

Forges, Gasolene Vapour for, 525

Forgings, Heavy, The Manipulation of, 504, 515

Forrestt and Sons’ Stern-Wheel Steamer for the Brazilian Government, 202

Forth Bridge, The, 265, 286, 386, 430, 513, 537

Forth Bridge at Alloa and Railway Connections, The, 349

Forth Bridge Railway; Report of Major-General Hutchinson, R.E., and Major Marindin, R.E., 386

Forth Bridge, The, and Steel Shipbuilding, 248, 264, 265

Forth Bridge Works, The, 249

Foundry and Machine Works, Wellington, 147

Four-Masted Ship, The First American, 236

Fowler and Co.’s Coupled Traction Engine, 80

Fowler and Co.’s Engines, 51

Fowler’s Tip Wagon, 361

France, The Telephone in, 547

French Metallurgical Industry, 524

Frodingham, The Iron Industry of, 146,177

Fuel, Peat, 501

Fuel, Petroleum as, 572

Fuel Problem, A Professional Inventor and the, 430

Furnace for Dust Fuel, Perret’s, 401

Furnace, An Electrical, 371, 620

Furnace, A New Cupola, 236, 278

Furnace, The Stetefeldt, 293

Furnaces, Heating by Radiation, The Siemens System of, 594

Furnaces at the Inventions Exhibition, 284

Furness and Co.’s Tenoning Machine, 289

Fuzes, Wire, Safety, 183

Gardner Machine Gun, The Improved, 152

Garrett and Sons’ Spark Catcher, 562, 573

Gas Cavities in Rolled Iron, 334

Gas Commission, The Natural, 357

Gas Engine, Atkinson’s Differential, 187

Gas Engine, Crossley and Co.’s Vertical Otto, 80

Gas Engines at the Preston Show, 54

Gas and other Illuminants at the Inventions Exhibition, 109, 133, 196

Gas Kiln, Dunnachie’s Continuous Regenerative

367 ’

Gas, Natural, 17, 36, 55

Gas, Water, 426

Gasolene Vapour for Forges, 525

Gauge Dimensions, Standards of Lengths Annlied to, 579, 624 F

Gauges, Bourdon, 17

Gear, Davey’s Differential, 225

Gearing, The Transmission of Power by, 605

Gelatine, Explosive, 184

Gibbon Rail Joint, The, 342

Gland Packing, The Jerome, 160

Glass, Perforating, by Electricity, 40

Glengarnock Steel Works, The, 175

Globe Iron Works, Lincoln, The, 167

Glover’s Screen, 511

Gold Extraction Process, The Cassel, 38

Gold Mines, The Montague, 394

Gold Mines, The Nova Scotia, 370

Gold, Volatilisation of, 457

Gorman, Mr. William, Glasgow, 548

Gourbet’s Submarine Torpedo Boat, 501

Governor, McFarlane’s, 514

Governor, Marine Engine, Almqvist’s, 366

Gower, Mr., 236

Grain Conveyors, Belts as, 42

Grain Elevators on the Black Sea, 162

Graving Dock, Aberdeen, Centrifugal Pumns for, 105 . p

Great Northern Railway Works, Doncaster. The

123 * ’

Greely, Major, on the Polar Sea, 620

Greenock Electric Light Installation, The, 49 Greenwood and Batley’s Double-Headed Twist-

Drill Cutting Machine, 590

Greenwood and Batley’s Milling Machinery, 221

Grimsby Dock, The, 150

Grinding Machine Twist Drill, Sterne and Company’s, 319

Guano and Oil, Menhaden, 3

Gulland’s Diamond Rock Drill, 510

Gun, Machine, The Improved Gardner, 152

Gunboat Flotilla for the Amoor, Russian, 547

Gunboat, The “Irrawaddy,” 551

Gunboat, A New Russian, 356

Gunboats, Torpedo, The Proposed New, 429

Guns and the Electric Light, 89

GWynnes’ 30-in. Centrifugal Pumping Engine, 124, 215

Hall’s Automatic Interlocking Gear for Church Bells, 487

Hall’s Train Communicator, 486

Hallside Works, The, 295

Harbour Works, Newhaven, 1

Harvey Rolled Screw, The, 185

Hathorn, Davey, and Co.’s Domestic Motor, 54

Hathorn, Davey, and Co.’s Well Pumps, 54

Heat, Solar, 531

Heating Furnaces by Radiation, The Siemens System of, 594

Heavy Forgings, The Manipulation of, 504, 515

Hedges’ Fusible Cut-out, 196

Hedges’, Magnetic Cut-out, 196

Hedges’ Speed Indicator, 195

Heliostatic Anemometer, Leupold’s, 623

Hell Gate, The Explosion at, 413

Hell Gate, Improvements to, 381

Heppel and Cranston’s Coal-Cutting Machine, 417’

H.M. Twin-Screw Torpedo Cruiser “ Scout,” 111

H.M.S. “Hero,” 429

H.M.S. “ Irrawaddy,” 551

H.M.S. “Surprise” and “Alacrity,” Engines and Boilers of, 346, 399, 447, 491, 536, 588

Herat, The Railway Race to, 258

Hick, Hargreaves and Co.’s Horizontal Engine, 250

Higginson’s Portable Hydraulic Rivetter, 250

High Altitudes, Towns at, 546

High-Level Thames Tunnel, A, 154

High-Speed Engine, The Fielding, 104

High-Speed Engine, Welford’s, 385

High-Speed Motors, 512

Hill’s Fastening for Railway Carriage Windows, 160

Hoisting and Traversing Crane, The Thwaite-Neville, 610

Holborow and Co.’s Horizontal Engine with Automatic Expansion Gear, 142

Holden and Brooke’s Boiler Drilling Machine, 320

Holman’s Rock Drill, 418

Horizontal Blowing Engines at the Rimamurany-Salgo-Torjaner Iron Works, 419, 466

Horizontal Engine with Automatic Expansion Gear, Holborow and Co.’s, 142

Horizontal Engine with Girder Frame, Ransomes, Sims, and Jefferies’, 55

Horizontal Engine, Hick, Hargreaves, and Co.’s, 250

Horizontal Engine, Robey and Co.’s, 263

Horizontal Tandem Engines at the London Portland Cement Co.’s Works, Northfleet, 514

Hose Coupling, Beck and Co.’s, 398

Houses, Insanitary, 65

Howard’s Silo with Hydraulic Seal, 77

Howard’s Tramway Sleepers, 77

Huddersfield Station Roof, The, 385

Hudson’s Bay Trade Route, The Proposed, 457

Hull Alexandra Dock, 89

Hull and Barnsley Railway, Works on the, 258

Hunter and English’s Steam Dredger “ Tilbury,” 566

Hurdy-Gurdy Water-Wheel, Pelton’s, 433

Hydraulic Canal Lift, The Fontinettes, 29

Hydraulic Canal Lift, La Louvi&re, 103

Hydraulic Hoist, Smith and Stevens’s, 366

Hydraulic Pressure, Making Lead Sheets by, 136

Hydraulic Propulsion, 26, 584

Hydraulic Rivetter, Higginson’s Portable, 250

Hydraulic Rivetting Machinery, Smith and Co.’s, 321

Hydraulic and Steam Reversing Engine, Allen and Co.’s, 9

Hydrogen in Zinc Dust, 500

Hygrometers, New, 17

Iceberg Detection, 110

Icebergs, Alarm for, 89

Illuminants, Gas and other, at the Inventions

Exhibition, 109, 133, 196

Illuminants, Lighthouse, 212, 476

Implements at the Preston Show, 72

Impounding the Nile Floods, 241

Improvements to Hell Gate, 381

Inaccuracies of Chilled Car Wheels, The, 572

Incandescence Electric Lamps for City Lighting, 232

Incandescence Lamps, The Life of, 392, 439

Incandescent Carbons, Radiation from, 18

Incandescent Lamp Fittings, Weston, 174

Increase in the Danger from Lightning, The, 378

India, Railways in, 615

Indicator, Clark and Low’s, 41

Indicator for Electric Lighting, A Potential, 619

Indicator, Rogers’s Station, 160

Indicator, Telegraph, Lieutenant Lloyd’s, 324

Indicator, Train Pipe, Kapteyn’s, 348

Industrial Growth at Warsaw, 457

Influence of Oil on Synchronism, 40

Insanitary Houses, 65

Installation, The Greenock Electric Light, 49

Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders, The

North-East Coast, 434

Insulating Stem, A New, 333

Insurance, Boiler, 426, 497

Integraph, A New, 333

Interlocking Gear for Church Bells, Hall’s Automatic, 487

Interlocking and Signalling Apparatus for Rifle Ranges, 623

Inventions Exhibition, The :

Boilers, Steam, 474

Candle-Making Machinery, Price’s, 3

Civil Engineering, 1, 29, 103

Electricity, 39, 64, 88, 195

Engine, Gas, Atkinson’s Differential, 187

’lNVBSii^^“’oJtal?with con^ Expan-Engine, Hr01J/°JborJ>w and Co.’s, 142

Eng^e Horizontal, Hiek, Hargreaves, and

Co.’s, 250 , ■Rohey and Co.’s, 263

Wi“’S'iSrf'n“»mo*ws Furnaces, 284 IUuminant3> 109, 133, 193

Hm-vey ^^^Kwing, 104 Londm^and ^North-Western Railway S.gnals,

Machine Tools, 221, 319 Mi-eC^SW^355’ 365’485

Permanent Way, 341, 3/9

Physical Science, 398, 5-1,wi

Pumping Machinery, 208, 39o

w.S cw»y. » ®. ®

Washing Machinery, 30/

Iron and Coal at Antwerp 167

Iron Conference in Russia, __

Iron Industry of Frodingham, The, 146,17 7

Iron Lighthouses, 258

Iron and Steel Institute, The . -34, -40

E CWdebank^hip^ard and Engineering Works, 269

Dalzell Steel and Iron Works, The, 455

Fairfield Works, Govan, The, 244

Forth Bridge Works, The, 249

Glengarnock Steel Works, The, 1/5

Union Iron Works, Johnstone, Shanks, and

Works’oT the Steel Company of Scotland, The:

Blochairn Steel Works, The, 297

Hallside Works, The, 295 .

On the Forth Bridge, by Mr. Benjamin Baker, 248,265 , , . t t

On the Iron Trade of Scotland, by Mr. F. J. Rowan, 234, 337, 362

On Natural Gas Fuel and its Application to Manufacturing Purposes, by Mr. Andrew Carnegie, 36, 55

On a New Form of Cupola Furnace, by Mr.

James Riley, 236, 278

On the Present Position and Prospects of Pro-

I cesses for the Recovery of Tar and Ammonia from Blast Furnaces, by Mr. William Jones, 235 387 409 459

On the Rise and Progress of the Scotch Steel Trade, by Mr. James Riley, 228, 234

j On Shipbuilding, by Mr. J. H. Biles, 248, 264

On the Value of Silicon Pig to the Ironfounder, by Mr. Charles Wood, 246, 263

Iron and Steel Manufactures of Austria and

Hungary, The, 619

Iron Trade Arbitrations, 306

Iron Trade, The Cleveland, 616

Iron Trade of Scotland, The, 234, 337, 362

Iron Trade, Sliding Scales in the, 132

Iron Works, The Britannia, Gainsborough, 117

Iron Works, The Globe, Lincoln, 167

Iron Works, The Sheaf, 95

Iron Works, The Spittlegate, 71

Iron Works, The Trent, Newark, 148

Iron Works, The Union, Johnstone, 319

Ironfounder, The Value of Silicon Pig to the, 246, 263

“Irrawaddy,” H.M.S., 551

Isle of Wight Steam Ferry, The, 124

Jail, A Revolving, 619

Jerome Gland Packing, The, 160

Joining the Volga and Don, 334

Joints, Rivetted, 19, 43

John’s Automatic Sprinkler, 572

Jury Awards, 353

Kapp’s Dynamo and Engine, 195

Kapteyn’s Train Pipe Indicator, 348

Kell, Meats, and Co.’s Whippietrees, 77

Kilbowie, The Singer Manufacturing Company’s

Works at, 210, 224

I Knapp and Co.’s Whippietrees, 77

La Guaira and Caracas Railway, The, 299,344,372 Laboratory, A National Electrical, 545

Lamp Fittings, Incandescence, Weston, 174

Lamp, Hand, Merryweather’s Electric, 250

Lamps, Electric, The Macquaire-Street, 619

Lamps, Incandescence Electric, for City Lighting, 232

Lamps, Incandescence, The Life of, 392,439

Launch, The Electric, “ Volta,” 230

i^nCnes and Trial Trips. 20, 68, 81, 112, 129, la?’ 288> 33G> 350, 383, 432, 446, 470, obo, 625

T Ann phe Pa*ent> 37. 61,131, 425, 473

T pna’«uCafed>Electric Conductors, 573

1 cart CT Ma!cing> by Hydraulic Pressure, 136 Lead SWh’?ng7 A.Ncw Process of, 107

t r ^bite, Again, 458

t £011er ExPlosion, The, 332

Leeds Forge Company, The, 8

Mceste'r n<J?rivate Bi», 158, 569, 603

t o 15? ’ Sewa£e at, 259

Uven ShU eUrt8lSJ.ic Anemometer, 623

ijeven Shipyard, The, 219

LReofaTnndoMTey’s Automatic Safety Gear, 441

Life ofa 8hnneSCe«rCe Lamps, The, 392, 439

Lift CannS1h^°WvVater Cablc> The. 354

Lift Cana ’ Ther lontmettes Hydraulic 29

Light fu1 \La bouvitre, Hydraulic, 103

Light’ -Hie Fl10’?-the Britannia Works, 185

L Iht Th! Feet^C> and Guns- 89

Light Th! F !2jr-IC’ aJ Lincoln’s Inn, 499

Light Flp„?-eCtnc’ at Lloyd’s, 500

° > Electric, on Locomotives, 356

Light, Electric, at the Paris Opera, The, 522, 545

Light, The Electric, at the Thalia Theatre in Chemnitz, 333

Light, The Electric, in Theatres, 404, 453

Light Installation, The Greenock Electric, 49

Light Standard, Edison’s Electric, 619

Light, White, Standards of, 578

Lighthouse Illuminants, 212,476

Lighthouses, Iron, 258

Lighting, Domestic Electric, 135, 189, 545

Lighting, Electric, at Boston, U.S., 183

Lighting, Electric, in Edinburgh, Proposed, 40

Lighting, The Electric, of Mills, 6, 523

Lighting, Electric, The Weston Systems of, in the United States, 86

Lighting of the Suez Canal, The, 523

Lightning Conductors on Washington Monument, 212

Lightning, The Increase in the Danger from, 378

Lights, Electric, in Ovens, 110

Lincoln, The Globe Works, 167

Lincoln, The Stamp End Works, 98

Lincoln’s Inn, The Electric Light at, 499

Liquefied and Solidified Carbon Dioxide, The Use of, 524

Liquid Films, 41

Liverpool Water Works, 285

Lloyd’s, The Electric Light at, 500

Lloyd’s Telegraph Indicator, 324

Loans for Public Works in New South Wales, 89

Lock Nut, Bayliss, Jones, and Bayliss’s, 433

Locomotive, American Inventions upon the, 308

Locomotive Cars for the Transcaspian Railway, 500

Locomotive Compound (Webb’s System) for the Paulista Railway, Brazil, 614

Locomotive Economy, 377

Locomotive for the Paulista Railway, San Paulo, Brazil, 34

Locomotive Performances, 282

Locomotive, Steam Tramway, Merry weather and Sons’, 227

Locomotive, Tank ; La Guaira and Caracas Railway, 299, 372

Locomotives, Compound, 329

Locomotives, Electric Light on, 356

Log Mines in the United States, 183

London and North-Western Railway Signals, The, 468

London Portland Cement Company’s Works, Northfleet, 514

Longitudes of Paris and Milan, The, 596

Louvifcre Hydraulic Canal Lift, La, 103

Low Countries, Tramways in the, 212

Lucas’s Temporary Rudder, 324

Lucknow, The Great Clock at, 199

Macfarlane, Mr. Walter, 431

McFarlane’s Governor, 514

M‘Kaig and Stitt’s Marine Boiler with Cylindrical Combustion Chambers, 475

Machine, Boiler Shell Drilling, Booth’s, 419 Machine, Coal-Cutting, Heppel and Cranston’s, 417

Machine, Colour-Grinding, Brinjes and Goodwin’s, 365

Machine, Combined Planing and Slotting, 227 Machine Gun, The Improved Gardner, 152 Machine, Planing, Messrs. Sharp, Stewart, and Co.’s, 224

Machine, Plate-Flattening, Rushworth and

Co’s 9

Machine, Plate-Straightening, Britton’s, 321 ,

Machine, Plate-Straightening, Scriven and Co. s, 621

Machine, Radial Drilling, Asquith’s, 250 '

Machine, Saw-Sharpening, Sterne and Co. s, 319 Machine, Taylor’s Road-Sweeping 337

I Machine, Tenoning, Furness and Co. s, 289 Machine Tools, 583

Machine Tools at the Inventions Exhibition, 221, 319

Machine, Twist Drill Cutting, Double-Headed, 590 Machine Works, Wellington Foundry and, 147 Machinery, Candle-Making, Price’s, 3 Machinery, Cask-Making, Ransome and Co. s, 1 150 . •

Machinery, Pumping, at the Inventions Exhibition, 208, 395 .

Machinery, Washing, at the Inventions Exhibi-

I Machinery, Worssam’s Wood-Working, 418, Machines, Dynamo-Electric, 512 Machines, Topography of, 22 Macquaire-Street Electric Lamps, The, 619 Magnesium, The Manufacture of, 522 Magnetic Survey of Scotland, 456 Mains, Electric, The Size of, 14 Man-of-War and her Captain, A, 157 Manipulation of Heavy Forgings, The, 504, 51a Manufacture of Cotton Seed Oil, The, 39 Manufacture of Magnesium, The, 522 Marine Engine Governor, Almqvist s, 36b Marshal^ J- T. and Co.’s Chimney Lifter, 562 Marshall, Sons, and Co.’s Chimney Raiser, 54 Mavnard’s Automatic Fall for Chaffcutters, /6 Maynard and Cooke’s Method of Constructing River Tunnels, 154

Measuring Undulatory Currents, 17

Mechanical Engineers, The American Society of : 456, 555, 586

Boston Sewage Works, The, 555

On the Basic Bessemer Process, by Professor Egleston, 605

On the Crystallisation of Wrought Iron, by Mr. Win. Hill, 605 ..

On Improvements in Ferry Boats, by Mr. wu liam Cowles, 587 v

On the Meigs Elevated Railway System, by mt. Francis E. Galloupe, 587 , __ aa

On the Rating of Steam Boilers by Horee-Power for Commercial Use, by 1 rofessors Trowbridge and Richards, 586

On Standard Pipe and Pipe Threads, by mi. George M. Bond, 605 . .

On the Transmission of Power by Gearing, uj Mr. Wilfred Lewis, 605

On Twist Drills, by W. H. Thome, 587

Other Papers, 608 .

Mechanical Engineers, The Institution ot .

Address of the President, 134,140,191, 204

Mechan. engineers, Institution w—continued.

Description of Tripier’s Spherical Eccentric, A, by M. Louis Pollion, 147

^^Gainsborough and Doncaster, 150

Grantham and Newark, 148

Grimsby and Frodingham, 150

Trent Iron Works, Newark, The, 148

On Dunbar and Ruston’s Steam Navvy, by Mr.

Joseph Ruston, 135,178, 202

On the Iron Industry of Frodingham, by Mr.

George Dove, 146, 177

On Private Installations of Electric Lighting, by Mr. Ralph H. C. Nevile, 135,189

On Recent Applications of the Robey SemiPortable Engine, by Mr. John Richardson, 135 481

Research Committee on Rivetted Joints, Abstract of Results of Experiments on Rivetted Joints, with their Applications fo Practical Work, by Professor Alexander B. W. Kennedy, 19, 43

Visits to Works :

Britannia Iron Works, Gainsborough, The, 117

Clarke’s Crank and Forge Works, 147

Globe Iron Works, Lincoln, The, 167

Great Northern Railway Works, Doncaster,

The, 123

Sheaf Iron Works, 95,135

Spittlegate Iron Works, The, 71

Stamp End Works, Lincoln, The, 98,135

Wellington Foundry and Machine Works, 147

Mechanical Telephone, The, 89

Mechanical Telephone, A New 111

Mechanism, Sphere and Roller, 509

Meeting of the British Association, “ Section A” at the Forthcoming, 40

Meigs Elevated Railway, The, a87

Memorial, The Siemens, 543

Memorial, The Trevithick, 456

Menhaden Oil and Guano, 3 .

Merchant Steamers as Admiralty Cruisers, 187

Mercurial Ammeter, A, 258 #

Merryweather and Sons’ Light Steam Fire En-

Merry weather and Sons’ Steam Tramway Locomotive, 227 . . TT J T AEA

Merry weather’s Electric Hand Lamp, -oO

Messenger’s Valve, 43

Metallurgical Industry , French, 524

Metallurgy, Position of America in, 357

Metals, The Endurance of, 429

Metals, The Fatigue of, 31

“ Meteor ” s.s., Engines and Boilers of the, 171

Meteorological Instruments, Draper’s Self-Re-

Meteorological Society, The Royal, 512, 590

Meter System, Deacon s Waste-Water, 490, 533

Methods in Craniology, New, 211

Metropolitan Water Supply, The, 259, 354, 458, 546

Michaelovsk Controversy, The, 381

Microbes from Water, Removing, 111

Microtome, Caldwell’s Automatic, 398

Midland and North-Eastern Railways Rollin0

Stock, The, 25 .

Military Operations, The Electric Light in, 161

Mill, Blooming, for Bilbao, 55

Mill, Flour, at Burscough, 227, 277

Milling Exhibition, The Paris, 2

Milling Machinery, Messrs. Greenwood and

Batley’s, 221

Millionaires, American, 570

Mills, Cotton, American, 183

Mills, Electric Illumination in, 6, 523

Mineral Oil Industry, The Scottish, 406

Mineral Wealth of China, The, 307

Minerals in Central Asia, 285

Mines, The Drummond, Arcadia, and Albion, oVo

Mines, Log, in the United States, 183

Mining Conference at Warsaw, 524

Mining Engineers, The American Institute of :

367, 394, 427

Address of the President, 395

Drummond, Arcadia, and Albion Mines, lhe, 395

Montague Gold Mines, The, 394

On an Electrical Furnace for Reducing Refractory Ores, by Dr. Sterry Hunt, 371

On the Nova Scotia Gold Mines, by Mr. Edward Gilpin, 370 ,

On the Picton Coalfields, by Henry S. Poole, 394 r. , »

On the Present Value of Steel Castings, by A.

V. Abbott, 394 B .

Studies of the Apatite Deposits of Canada, oj Dr. Sterry Hunt, 371

Mining Exhibition at Glasgow, 237

Mining Machinery at the Inventions Exhibition, 416, 443, 510 . _ , „ t -

Minton’s Apparatus for Removing Flint 1 ow aei from Biscuit Ware, 160 n ..

Minton’s Compressed Air Machinery for Uastmo Pottery, 159 .

Mirrors, Spherical, for Solar Signalling, 596 Miscellanea, 9, 33, 66, 90,112, 138, 163, l«o,

229, 260, 288, 312, 336, 351, 375, 400, 431, 44», 467, 503, 517, 540, 563, 596, 622 1?vbiW. Miscellaneous Exhibits at the Inventions Bx

tion, 159, 365, 485

Models, Crampton’s, at the Inventions dx tion, 170

Montague Gold Mines, The, 394

Mouthpiece to Telephones, 110 w ,

Morison and Armstrong’s Pumps for Dip w o ings, 468

Mortars, 212 .

Morton’s Ejector Condenser, Engine with, m /

Motor, The Davey Domestic, Hathorn, Dav y» and Co., 54

Motors, High-Speed, 512

Mount Kearsarge Railroad, 111

Muirhead, Mr. John, 322

Murray’s Drain Cleaning Rods, 76

Nalder and Nalder’s Corn Sizer, 72

Napiers’ Shipyard and Engine Works, 2/1

National Electrical Laboratory, A, 545 Natural Gas, 36, 55

Natural Gas in America, 17

Natural Gas Commission, The, 357

Naval Architecture at the Inventions Exhibition,

63, 257

Naval Progress, Russian, 41

Navigable Balloons, 547

Navigation of the Oxus, The, 572

Navvy, Steam, Dunbar and Ruston’s, 135,178,

202

Navy, Engineers in the, 458

Navy Estimates, Russian, for 1886, 308

New South Wales, The Coalfields of, 547

New York, New Water Supply for, 184

New York, Notes from, 308

New Zealand Railways, 137

Newhaven Harbour Works, 1

Niagara Park, The, 500

Niagara, The Recession of, 212

Nicholson and Son’s Pulveriser, 74

Nicolaeff Dockyard, The Lease of, to Cockerill

and Co., 621

Nile Floods, Impounding the, 241

Nile Steamer “ Ernest,” Thornycroft and Co.’s, 541

Nitrous Soil in Tropical Regions, 258

Nordenfelt Submarine Boat, The, 334, 371

North-East Coast Institution of Engineers and

Shipbuilders, 434

North-Eastern and Midland Railways, The, 25

Northwich Water Works, Compound Pumping

Engine for the, 304

Notes :

Admiralty Finance, 596

Admiralty Reform, 137

Alarm for Icebergs, 89

Alloys of Copper and Cobalt, 237

America, Position of, in Metallurgy, 357

American Association for the Advancement of

Science, 137

American Inventions upon the Locomotive, 308

American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 456

Ammonia Soda Process, The, 574

Anemometer, A New, 136

Antwerp Exhibition, The, 41

Application of Electricity, A New, 65

Armour-Plate Manufactory, New Russian, 620

Artificial Oligist, 596

Atlantic Cable War, The, 110

Austrian Coal Mining, 307

Automatic Brakes, 548

Automatic Fire Extinguishers, 475

Balata, 161

Balloon Photography, 136

Belts us Grain Conveyers, 42

Ben Nevis Observatory, 66

Ben Nevis Observatory, Experiments at, 620

Berlin Telegraphic Congress, The, 162

Bessbrook Electrical Tramway, The, 285

Bichromate and Nitric Acid Cells, 547

Borax Supply in the United States, The, 183

Bourdon Gauges, 17

Bower-Barff Process for Protecting Iron, The,

41, 524

Breakage of Axles on German Railways, 285

Bridge Across the Yarra, New, 184

British Association, The, 162

British Territory, Newly Discovered, 307

Business of the Suez Canal, 405

Cable to Bermuda, A, 547

Cantilever Bridge, A New Type of, 405

Carbon Filaments, New, 596

Centenary Of the Dartford Iron Works, The, 65

Chatham and Devonport Roperies, The, 501

Cheap Sodium, 524

Clark and Low’s Indicator, 41

Classes for the Study of Electricity, 357

Coalfields of New South Wales, The, 547

Comet, The New, 572

Company, The John Cockerill, 382

Compass Disturbance, 333

Conveyance of Petroleum, The, 334

Copper in Damaraland, 258

Copper Telegraph Wires, 429

Cowles Electric Smelting Process, The, 431

Craniology, New Methods in, 211

Curious Effect of a Thunder, "orm, 380

Current of Telephone Transmitters, The, 517

Daily Variations of the Magnet Elements, 500

Danger in the Distribution of Electricity, A, 356

Decay of Iron Bridges, 380

Deepest Bore-Hole in the World, The, 17

Diamond Fields, The, 333

Difficulties in the Observation of Atmospheric

Temperature and Humidity, 162

Disputes of Colonial Engineers, The, 430

Drainage at Beverley, 211

Drainage of Victoria, British Columbia, The, 161

Draining the Pinsk Marshes, 457

Dynamite for Breaking Castings, 183

Early History of the Sewing Machine, 381

Earthquake Observations on Ben Nevis, Proposed, 184

Electric Illumination in Mills, 523

Electric Light in Military Operations, The, 161

Electric Light and Guns, The, 89

Electric Light at Lloyd’s, The, 500

Electric Light on Locomotives, 356

Electric Light at the Thalia Theatre in Chemnitz, 333

Electric Lighting at Boston, U.S., 183

Electric Lighting in Edinburgh, Proposed, 40

Electric Lights in Ovens, 110

Electric Resistance of Platinoid, The, 17

Electrical Exhibition, Another, 65

Electrical Furnace, An, 620

Electrical Weathercock, An, 136

Electricity, Action of, on “ Dust,” 184

Electricity at the Explosion of Flood Rock,

New York Harbour, 523

Electricity and Ventilation, 183

Electro-Dynamic Telephones, 17

Electro-Mechanical Clock, An, 500

Embanking the River Volga, 381

Endurance of Metals, The, 429

Engineers in the Navy, 458

European Railway Progress, 619

Evolutionary Squadron, The, 18

Notes—continued.

Examination of Cast Steel. 17

Excelsior,” 162

Explosive Gelatine, 184

Failure of the Shipping Bounties System in France, 65

Foreign-Built Torpedo Boats, 381

  • orth Bridge, The, 430

Four-Masted Ship, The First American, 236

Gas Cavities in Rolled Iron, 331

Gasolene Vapour for Forges, 525

Glass, Perforating, by Electricity, 40

Gower, Mr., 236

Grain Elevators on the Black Sea, 162

Greely, Major, on the Polar Sea, 620

Gunboat Flotilla for the Amoor, Russian, 547

Gunboat, A New Russian, 356

Harvey Rolled Screw, The, 185

H.M.S. “Hero,” 429

Hudson’s Bay Trade Route, The Proposed, 457

Hull, Alexander Dock, 89

Hydrogen in Zinc Dust, 500

Hygrometers, New, 17

Iceberg Detection, 110

Improvements to Hell Gate, 381

Inaccuracies of Chilled Car Wheels, The, 572

Indicator for Electric Lighting, A Potential, 619

Industrial Growth of Warsaw, 457

Influence of Oil on Synchronism, 40

Insanitary Houses, 65

Insulating Stem, A New, 333

Integraph, A New, 333

Inventor of the Weigh Bridge, The, 429

Iron Conference in Russia, 285

Iron Lighthouses, 258

Iron and Steel Manufactures of Austria and Hungary, The, 619

Jail, A Revolving, 619

Joining the Volga and Don, 334

John’s Automatic Sprinkler, 572

Lamps, Electric, The Macquaire-Street, 619

Lead-Encased Electric Conductors, 573

Lead Sheets, Making, by Hydraulic Pressure, 136

I Light Standard, Edison’s Electric, 619

Lighthouse Illuminants, 212, 476

Lighting of the Suez Canal, The, 523

Lightning Conductors on Washington Monument, 212

Liquid Films, 41

Liverpool Water Works, 285

Loans for Public Works in New South Wales, 89

Locomotive Cars for the Transcaspian Railway, 500

Log Mines in the United States, 183

Longitudes of Paris and Milan, The, 596

Magnetic Survey of Scotland, 456

Manufacture of Magnesium, The, 522

Manufacture of Submarine Cables in France,

The, 546

Measuring Undulatory Currents, 17

Mechanical Telephone, The, 89, 111

Mercurial Ammeter, A ,258

Metallurgical Industry, French, 524

Metropolitan Water Supply, The, 259

Michaelovsk Controversy, The, 381

Mineral Wealth of China, The, 307

Minerals in Central Asia, 285

Mining Conference at Warsaw, 524

Mining Exhibition at Glasgow, 237

Mortars, 212

Mount Kearsarge Railroad, 111

Mouthpiece to Telephones, 110

Natural Gas in America, 17

Natural Gas Commission, The, 357

Navigable Balloons, 547

Navigation of the Oxus, The, 572

New Zealand Railways, 137

Niagara Park, The, 500

Nicolaeff Dockyard, The Lease of, to Cockerill

and Co., 621

Nitrous Soil in Tropical Regions, 258

Nuremberg Exhibition, 89

Obituary of a Howell Torpedo, The, 258

Operatic Telephony, 572

Overland Telegraph to India, The, 380

Paper Chimney, A, 356

Paris Exhibition of 1889, The, 66

Paris Metropolitan Railway, The, 65

Paris Metropolitan Railway and the 1889 Exhibition, The, 42

Peat Fuel, 501

Petroleum as Fuel, 572

Petroleum Steamers for the Black Sea, 308

Pipe Line for Central Asia, A, 284

Platinum Wire, Drawing, 40

Port Improvements in the Black Sea, 620

Port at Sebastopol, The New, 547

Poutiloff Canal, The, 42

Power Required on Elevated Railroads, 138

Prediction of Tornadoes, 523

Professional Inventor and the Fuel Problem

A, 430

Propulsion of Vessels, A New Method of, 500

Protection to the Obelisk at New York, 547

Protractor, A New, 163

Purification of Copper, 40

Purification of the Thames, The, 111

Radiation from Incandescent Carbons, 18

Railway Accidents in Russia, 475

Railway Race to Herat, The, 258

Recession of Niagara, The, 212

Recovery of Tin from Tin Scrap by Electrolysis,

Reduction of Ore by Electrolysis, 333

Remarkable Solar Protuberance, A, 258

Removing Microbes from Water, 111

Rifle, The New Army Service, 405

Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society, The, 66

Russian Armaments, 162

N otes—continued.

Russian Duty on Steamers, Proposed, 357

Russian Naval Progress, 41

Russian Navy Estimates for 1886, 308

Russian Trade, 572

Sand Bags for Engineering Purposes, 333

Saponification by Electricity, 405

Scottish Mineral Oil Industry, The, 4C6

Sea Temperatures, 524

i “ Section A” at the Forthcoming Meeting of the British Association, 40

Sewage at Leicester, 259

Signalling in War, 89

Silicon in Cast Iron, 40

Siphon Recorder, The, 212

Slag as the Basis of Cement, 524

Soaking Pits with Fires, 285

Solar Heat Recorder, A New, 259

South African Railways, 66

South African Telegraphy, 184

Spherical Mirrors for Solar Signalling, 596

Stealing Electricity, 572

Steamboat Subsidies in Russia, 258

Steel-Copper Electric Conductors, 522

Storms on Subterranean Telegraph Lines, 17

Submarine Cable Grappling, 161

Submarine Cables, New, 380

Subsidence in Euston-road, The, 596

Sunlight, Recent Researches on, 17

Telegraph Conference, The, 284

, Telegraph Convention, The, 89

Telegraph Line, An Early, 137

Telegraph, an Underground One, The First

American, 620

Telephone in France, The, 547

Telephone in Paris, The, 65

Teletopometer, The, 284

Telpher Railway, An Actual, 406

Thermal Telephone, The, 500

Tilbury Docks, The, 405

Timber Growth on the Pacific Coast of the

United States, 161

Tornadoes in the United States, 259

Torpedo Boat Destroyer, A, 380

Torpedo Boat, A Russian, 500

Torpedo Boats, The New, 212

Torpedo Gunboats, The Proposed New, 429

Torpedo Scandal, A Russian, 475

Tower Bridge, The, 405

Towns at High Altitudes, 546

Tramways in the Low Countries, 212

Transmission of Signals by the Telephone, Automatic, 574

Transport of Petroleum in Bulk, The, 525

Treatment of Old Zinc, 405

Trevithick Memorial, The, 456

Tyndall Scholarships in America, 110

Unmagnetisable Steel, 380

Use of Liquefied and Solidified Carbon Dioxide

The, 524

Use of Rice in Brewing, The, 137

Uses of Electricity in Coal Mining, The, 258

Utilisation of Slag from the Basic Bessemer

Process, 457

Volatilisation of Gold, 457

Volt, A Standard, 429

Water Famine in Liverpool, The, 619

Water Supply for New York, New, 184

Water Supply, Pure, 17

Water Wells at Samara, 162

White Lead Again, 458

Wind Producer, A, 308

Wind Velocity of over a Hundred Miles an

Hour, 357

Wire Belts for Stone Cutting, 546

Wire Safety Fuzes, 183

Woodhouse and Rawson’s Electric Clip Light, 284

Work Exhibition in Paris, 40

Works on the Hull and Barnsley Railway, 258

Notes from Cleveland, 11, 33, 59, 92, 106, 128, 155, 179, 201, 238, 261, 279, 312, 335, 350, 374, 402, 423, 448, 471, 503, 516, 552, 567, 592, 609

Notes, Foreign and Colonial, 45, 90, 142, 192, 216, 432, 446, 471, 550, 578, 609

Notes from New York, 308

Notes from the North, 10, 32, 59, 92, 106, 129, 154, 179, 201, 238, 262, 279, 303, 334, 374, 401, 423, 448, 471, 495, 516, 552, 566, 592, 626

Notes from the South-West, 11, 32, 58, 91, 105,

128, 155, 178, 201, 238, 262, 278, 303, 335, 350, 383, 402, 436, 447, 470, 502, 517, 551, 579, 600, 626

Notes from South Yorkshire, 11, 32, 59, 92, 106,

129, 155, 179, 201, 238, 261, 279, 312, 335, 350, 374, 402, 423, 448, 470, 502, 516, 552, 567, 592

Notes from the United States, 19, 35, 80, 125, 151, 187, 213, 260, 287, 309, 322, 361, 372, 409, 419, 444, 469, 501, 515, 541, 577, 609

Nova Scotia Gold Mines, The, 370

Nuremberg Exhibition, 89

Nut, Lock, Bayliss, Jones, and Bayliss’s, 433

Obelisk at New York, Protection to the, 547

Obituary:

Donaldson, Mr. Robert, 503

Fairlie, Robert F., 133

Gorman, Mr. William, 548

Gower, Mr., 236

Kitson, Mr. James, 20

Macfarlane, Mr. Walter, 402, 431

Muirhead, Mr. John, 322

Rankin, Mr. Daniel, 469

Talabot, M. Paulin, 240

Thornycroft, Mr. Thomas, 260

Wilson, Mr. George, 541

Obituary of a Howell Torpedo, The, 258

Observatory, Ben Nevis, 66

Observatory, The Ben Nevis, Experiments at, 620

Oil, Cotton Seed, The Manufacture of, 39

Oil and Guano, Menhaden, 3

Oil, Influence of, on Synchronism, 40

Oligist, Artificial, 596

Opera, the Paris, The Electric Light at, 522, 545

Operatic Telephony, 572

Operations, Military, The Electric Light in, 161

Ore, Rolls for Crushing, 463, 487

Ore Separator, Scott’s, 160

Ores, Reduction of, by Electrosis, 333

Ormerod, Grierson, and Co.’s Horizontal Tanaem Engines at the London Portland Cement Company’s Works, Northfleet, 514

Otto v. Steel, 618

Ovens, Electric Lights in, 110

Overland Telegraph to India, The, 380

Oxus, The Navigation of the, 572

Pacific Coast of the United States, Timber Growth on the, 161

Palermo, Water Works for, 185

Paper Chimney, A, 356

Paris Exhibition of 1889, The, 66

Paris Metropolitan Railway, The, 65

Paris Metropolitan Railway, The, and the 1889 Exhibition, 42

Paris and Milan, The Longitudes of, 596

Paris Milling Exhibition, The, 2

Paris Opera, The Electric Light at the, 522, 545

Paris, The Telephone in, 65

Paris, Work Exhibition in, 40

Park, The Niagara, 500

Patent Agents, 593

Patent Law, The, 37, 61, 131, 425, 473

Patent Record, The, 22, 46, 68, 93, 114, 142, 164, 192, 216, 239, 266, 290, 315, 339, 363, 389, 411, 437, 461, 483, 507, 529, 553, 581, 601, 627

Paulista Railway, Brazil, Locomotives for the, 34, 614

Peat Breaker, Bracher’s, 73

Peat Fuel, 501

Pelton’s Hurdy-Gurdy Water-Wheel, 433

Peninsular and Oriental Steamer “Coromandel,” The New, 125

Penistone Railway Accident, 109 . .

Perfecting and Duplex Single-Cylinder Printing Machine, Combined, 588

Perforating Glass by Electricity, 40

Performances, Locomotive, 282 .

Permanent Way at the Inventions Exhibition, 341 379

Perret’s Furnace for Dust Fuel, 401

Petroleum, The Conveyance of, 334

Petroleum, Crude, Transporting, 346

Petroleum as Fuel, 572

Petroleum Steamers for the Black Sea, 308

Petroleum, The Transport of, in Bulk, 525

Petroleum, The Transportation of, 108 Photography, Balloon, 136

Physical Science at the Inventions Exhibition, 398, 521, 594

Physical Society, The, 43, 506, 578,625

Picton Coalfields, The, 394

Pinsk Marshes, Draining the, 457

Pipe Joint, Corbett’s, 80

Pipe Line for Central Asia, A, 284

Pipe and Pipe Threads, Standard, 605

Pits, Soaking, with Fires, 285

Planing Machine, Sharp, Stewart, and Co.’s, 224

Planing and Slotting Machine, Combined, 227

Plate-Flattening Machine, Rush worth and Co.’s, 9 Plate-Straightening Machine, Britton’s, 321 Plate-Straightening Machine, Scriven and Co.’s, 621

Platinoid, The Electric Resistance of, 17

Platinum Wire, Drawing, 40

Pneumatic Telegraphs, 482

Polar Sea, Major Greely on the, 620

Polytechnic Society, The Royal, Cornwall, 66

Porrit’s Sack Hoist, 80

Port Improvements in the Black Sea, 620

Port at Sebastopol, The New, 517

Portland Cement, On Testing, 145

Position of America in Metallurgy, 357

Pbutiloff Canal, The, 42

Power Required on Elevated Railroads, 138

Power, The Transmission of, by Gearing, 605

Poyser’s Railway Chair, 341

Prediction of Tornadoes, 523

Premiums* Awarded ; The Institution of Civil

Engineers, 287

Preserving Timber, 16

President of the American Institution of Mining Engineers, Address of the, 395

Prevention of Fire in America, 520

Price’s Candle-Making Machinery, 3

Printing Machine, Combined Perfecting and Duplex Single-Cylinder, 588

Private Bill Legislation, 158, 569, 603

Private Installations of Electric Lighting, 135,189 Producer, A Wind, 308

Professional Inventor and the Fuel Problem, A, 430

Propulsion, Hydraulic, 26, 584

Propulsion of Vessels, A New Method of, 500

Prospecting Drill, Portable, 443

Protecting Iron, The Bower-Barff Process for, 41, 524

Protection to the Obelisk at New York, 547

Protractor, A New, 163

Public Works in New South Wales, Loans for, 89

Pulveriser, Nicholson and Son’s, 74

Pump, Vacuum, The Weston Mercury, 139

Pump, Well-Sinking, Warner and Sons’, 397

Pump, The Worthington, 466

Pumping Engine, Compound ; Northwich Water Works, 304

Pumping Engine, 30-in. Centrifugal, Gwynnes’, 124, 215

Pumping Engines at Whitacre; Birmingham Corporation Water Works, 6, 68,151, 249, 298

Pumping Machinery at the Inventions Exhibition, 208, 395

Pumps, Centrifugal, for Aberdeen Graving Dock, 105 , .

Pumps for Dip Workings, Morison and Arm-strong’s, 468

Pumps, Well, Hathorn, Davey, and Co.’s, 54

Pure Water Supply, 17

Purification of Copper, 40

Purification of the Thames, The, 111, 181

Pyrometer, The Saintignon, 226

Radial Drilling Machine, Asquith’s, 250

Radiation from Incandescent Carbons, 18

Rag Engine, Umpherston’s, 199

Rail Joint, The Gibbon, 342

Railroad, Mount Kearsarge, 111

Railway Accident, Penistone, 109

Railway Accidents in Russia, 475

Railway, Canadian Pacific, 520

Railway Carriage Windows, Hill’s Fastening for, 160

Railway Carriages, Boyle’s System of Ventilating, 313

Railway Chair, Poyser’s, 341

Railway, Forth Bridge ; Report of Major-General Hutchinson, R.E., and Major Marindin, R.E., 386

Railway, The La Guaira and Caracas, 299, 344, 372

Railway, The Meigs Elevated, 587

Railway, The Paris Metropolitan, 65

Railway, The Paulista, San Paulo, Brazil, Locomotives for, 34, 614

Railway Progress, European, 619

Railway Race to Herat, The, 258

Railway Signals, Davis’s, 536

Railway Signals, The London and North-Western, 468

Railway Speeds, Amerioan, 386

Railway, Telpher, An Actual, 406

Railway Works, The Great Northern, Doncaster, 123

Railways, The Expenses of English and American, 433

Railways in India, 615

Railways, The Midland and North-Eastern ; Rolling Stock, 25

Railways, New Zealand, 137

Railways, South African, 66

Railways, United States, for 1884, 208

Rainforth and Co.’s Adjustable Corn Screen, 73

Rankin, Mr. Daniel, 469

Ransome and Co.’s Cask-Making Machinery, 150

Ransomes, Sims, and Jefferies’ Horizontal Engine with Girder Frame, 55

Ransomes, Sims, and Jefferies’ Whippietrees, 77

Recent Researches on Sunlight, 17

Recession of Niagara, The, 212

Record, The Patent, 22, 46, 68, 93, 114, 142, 164, 192, 216, 239, 266, 290, 315, 339, 363, 389, 411, 437, 461, 483, 507, 529, 553,581, 601, 627

Recorder, A New Solar Heat, 259

Recorder, The Siphon, 212

Reduction of Ores by Electrosis, 333

Refining of Copper, Electrolytic, 13

Reform, Admiralty, 137

Registers, Time, Watchmen’s, 391

Remarkable Solar Protuberance, A, 258

Repairing Broken Crankshafts, 385

Report of Major-General Hutchinson, R.E., and

Major Marindin, R.E., on the Forth Bridge Railway, 386

Requirements of War Ships, The, 451, 543

Revolving Jail, A, 619

Rice in Brewing, The Use of, 137

Rifle, The New Army Service, 405

Rifle Ranges, Signalling and Interlocking Apparatus for, 623

Rimamurany-Salgo-Torjaner Iron Works, Blowing Engines at the, 419, 466

River Tessin, Bridge over the, 278

River Thames, The Purification of the, 111, 181

River Tunnels, Maynard and Cooke’s Method of Constructing, 154

River Volga, Embanking the, 381

Rivetted Joints, 19, 43

Rivetter, Portable Hydraulic, Higginson’s, 250

RivettingMachinery, Hydraulic, Smith and Co.’s, 321

Road-Sweeping Machine, Taylor’s, 337

Robey and Co.’s Engines, 135, 205, 263, 481

Rock Drill, The Barrow, 443

Rock Drill, The Beaumont, 442

Rock Drill, Cranston’s, 416

Rock Drill, Gulland’s Diamond, 510

Rock Drill, Holman’s, 418

Rogers’s Station Indicator, 160

Rolled Iron, Gas Cavities in, 334

Roller and Sphere Mechanism, 509

Rolling Stock on the Midland and North-Eastern

Railways, 25

Rolls for Crushing Ore, 463, 487

Roman Cities, The Water Supply of, 231

Roof, The Huddersfield Station, 385

Roperies, The Chatham and Devon port, 501

Rotary Blower, Beck and Co.’s, 398

Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society, The, 66

Royal Meteorological Society, The, 512, 590

Rudder, Temporary, Lucas’s, 324

Rush worth and Co.’s Plate-Flattening Machine, 9

Russell and Co.’s Sixty-Ton Steam Derrick Crane at Port-Glasgow, 564

Russia, Iron Conference in, 285

Russia, Steamboat Subsidies in, 253

Russian Armaments, 162

Russian Armour-Plate Manufactory, New, 620

Russian Duty on Steamers, Proposed, 357

Russian Gunboat Flotilla for the Amoor, 547

Russian Gunboat, A New, 356

Russian Naval Progress, 41

Russian Navy Estimates for 1886, 308

Russian Torpedo Boat, A, 500

Russian Torpedo Scandal, A, 475

Russian Trade, 572

Ruston, Proctor, and Co.’s Vertical Engine and

Boiler, 54

Sack Hoist, Porrit’s, 80

Gear, Lewis and Massey’s Automatic, 441 baintignon Pyrometer, The, 226 ®ama^ water Wells at, 162 band Bags for Engineering Purposes, 333 baponification by Electricity, 405 baw Sharpening Machine, Sterne and Co.’s, 319 bcales, Sliding, in the Iron Trade, 132

Scare, The Torpedo,” 62

Scholarships, Tyndall, in America, 110

7n}®rican Association for the Advancement of, 137

Scotch Steel Trade, The, 228, 234 qn^nud’r.The Iron Trade 234, 337, 362 6 at the 62? C°aSt P°rt3’ A Year s ShiPbuiIdin= SenW?1nMiceraI Oil Ind«stry, The, 406 Scotts Ore Separator, 160

?orPedo Cruiser, 111 Screen, Glover’s, 511 Screw Ferry Boats, 587 Screw, Rolled, The Harvey, 185

Rifle

Tele-

Rail-

Scriven and Co.’s Plato-Straightening Machine, 621

Sea Temperatures, 524

Qnhocfnnnl The New Poit at, 54/

- Section A’’at the Forthcoming Meeting of British Association, 40

Self-Recording Meteorological Instruments,

Semi-Portable Engine, The Robey, 135, 481

Sewage at Leicester, 259

Sewage Works, The Boston 555

Sewing Machine, Early History of the, 381

Shallow Water Cable, The Life of a, 3a4

Shanks and Co.’s Combined Planing and Slotting Machine, 227 .

Shanks and Co.’s Union Iron Works, Johnstone, 319

Sharp’s Process of Coiling Metal Tubes, 485

Sharp, Stewart, and Co.’s Planing Machine, 224

Sheaf Iron Works, The, 95

Sheppard’s Coal-Washing Machine, 511

Ship, Four-Masted, The First American, 236

Shipbuilding, American, 84•

Shipbuilding at the Scottish East Coast Ports, A Year’s, 621 ,

Shipping Bounties System m France, Failure of the, 65

Ships, War, The Requirements of, 451, 543

Shipyard and Engine Works, Napiers’, 271

Shipyard and Engineering .Works, The Clydebank, 269

Shipyard, The Leven, 219

Siemens Memorial, The, 543

Siemens System of Heating Furnaces by Radiation, The, 594

Signalling and Interlocking Apparatus for

Ranges, 623

Signalling in War, 89

Signals, Automatic Transmission of, by the phone, 574

Signals, Davis’s Railway, 536

Signals, The London and North-Western way, 468

Silicon in Cast Iron, 40

Silicon Pig, The Value of, to the Ironfounder, 246, 263

Silo with Hydraulic Seal, Howard’s, 77

Silo Press, Blunt’s, 77

Silo and Silo Press, Bayliss, Jones, and Bayliss’s, . *6

Silver Ores, Amalgamation of, 558

Singer Manufacturing Company’s Works at Kil-bowie, The, 210, 224

Siphon Recorder, The, 212

Sixty-Ton Steam Derrick Crane at Port-Glasgow, 564

Size of Electric Mains, The, 14

Slag from the Basic Bessemer Process, Utilisation of, 457

Slag as the Basis of Cement, 524

Sliding Scales in the Iron Trade, 132

Slotting and Planing Machine, Combined. 227

Smelting, Electric, 256

Smelting, Lead, A New Process of, 107

Smelting Process, The Cowles Electric, 431

Smith s Bridge Chair, 341

S1™th and Co.’s Hydraulic Rivetting Machinery,

Stevens’s Hydraulic Hoists, 366

Smithfield Club Show, The 562

Soaking Pits with Fires, 285

Society, The Physical, 43, 506, 578, 625

sX^Chetn® Enffineers’The- cis

Solar Heat, ‘531

Solar Heat Recorder, A New, 259 qnnaH\nrFtub^”ce’ A Bemarkable, 258

South A&ft’ The TeIe^aP*>s of the, 498 bourn African Railways, 66 *

qJJ? «rfri?an Telegfaphy, 184

IT 2M’

383 409 J6J, 33o, 3a0,

Speeds, American Railway, 386

“ Staffordshire » Vp01^fcl0nary, 18

Stamp End Works0LinrniVhmke8’ 474

Standard Pine nnd’p- nC2,ln’ The> 93

Standard Volt,X 4^ Thl*eads’ 605

t sions, 579,f624ngth 35 Applied to Gauge Dimen-

Statistics, FmX 255 Wheld’ 385

Stealing Electricity. 572

Steam Boilers Amniri’ ”*

Steam Derrick

Ton, 564 Cla,le at Port-Glasgow, Sixty-

glish’s, 566aer ‘TUbury.” Hunter and En-

&s ps

Sons’, 113 a e> Lt8rht, Merryweather and Steam and Hydraulic n

and Co.’s, 9 J hc Reversing Engine, Allen

Steam NaVvv hunk

202 y’ Dunb« and Ruston’s, 135, 178

Steam Tram wav t «  ’

Sons’ 227 Locomotive, Merryweather and

Steamboat Subsidies in i?

Steamer “CoromanrtJi 258

and Oriental, 125 ’ Tle Hew Peninsular

Steamer “Ernest;’Nne Thn

„,541 le> Thornycroft and Co.’s

Steamers, Merchmi

Steamers, Petroleum %S Admiralty Cruisers 1ST

Steamers, Proposed ;i Orthe Black Sea 308 187

Steamship “ M^r ” Duty °"^7

Steel CaJ' En?‘nes and’Boilers of oueei bastings, 394

Steel Company of Scotland, The Works of the, 295

Steel-Copper Electric Conductors, 522

Steel and Iron Manufactures of Austria and

Hungary, The, 619

Steel and Iron Works, The Dalzell, 455

Steel v. Otto, 618

Steel Shipbuilding and the Forth Bridge, 248, 264 , 265

Steel Trade, The Scotch, 228, 234

Steel, Unmagnetisable, 380

Steel Works, The Blochairn, 297

Steel Works, The Glengarnock, 175

Steering Gear for Traction Engines, Aveling and

Porter’s, 562

Stem, Insulating, A New, 333

Stern-Wheel Steamer for the Brazilian Government, 202

Sterne and Co.’s Saw-Sharpening Machine, 319

Sterne and Co.’s Twist Drill Grinding Machine, 319

Stetefeldt Furnace, The, 293

Stone Breaker, Baxter and Co.’s, 441

Stone Cutting, Wire Belts for, 546

Storms on Subterranean Telegraph Lines, 17

Subjects for Papers; The Institution of Civil

Engineers, 287

Sublimation, White Lead by, 232

Submarine Boat,The Nordenfelt, 334, 371

Submarine Cable Grappling, 161

Submarine Cables, The Manufacture of, in

France, 546

Submarine Cables, New, 380

Submarine Torpedo Boat, Gourbet’s, 531

Subsidence in Euston Road, The, 596

Suez Canal, Business of the, 405

Suez Canal, The Lighting of the, 523

Sunlight, Recent Researches on, 17

Supply, Water, of Roman Cities, The, 231

“Surprise,” and “Alacrity,” H.M.S., Engines and Boilers of, 346, 399, 447, 491, 536, 588

Survey of Scotland, Magnetic, 456

Surveying Level, 14-in., 398

Swansea, New Deep-Sea Channel, 302, 347

Sydney Tramways, The, 207, 281, 403

Tank Locomotive, La Guaira and Caracas Railway, 299, 372

Tar and Ammonia from Blast Furnaces, 235, 387, 409, 459

Tay Viaduct, The, 286

Taylor’s Road-Sweeping Machine, 337

Tehuantepec and Nicaragua, 615

Telegraph Conference, The, 284

Telegraph Convention, The, 89

Telegraph Engineers, The Society of, 38, 618

Telegraph to India, The Overland, 380

Telegraph Indicator, Lieutenant Lloyd’s, 324

Telegraph Line, An Early, 137

Telegraph Lines, Subterranean, Storm? on, 17

Telegraph, an Underground one, The First

American, 620

Telegraph Wires, Copper, 429

Telegraphic Congress, The Berlin, 162

Telegraphs, Pneumatic, 482

Telegraphs of the Soudan Expedition, The, 498

Telegraphy, South African, 184

Telephone at the Antwerp Exhibition, The, 330

Telephone in France, The, 547

Telephone, The Mechanical, 89

Telephone, A New Mechanical, 111

Telephone in Paris, The, 65

Telephone, The Thermal, 500

Telephone Transmitters, The Current of, 547

Telephones, Electro-Dynamic, 17

Telephones, Mouthpiece to, 110

Telephony, Operatic, 572

Teletopometer, The, 284

Telpher Railway, An Actual, 406

Temperatures, Sea, 524

Temporary Rudder, Lucas’s, 324

Tenoning Machine, Furness and Co.’s, 289

Tessin River, Bridge over the, 278

Testing Portland Cement, On, 145

Thames, The Purification of the, 111, 181

Thames Tunnel, A High Level, 154

Theatres, The Electric Light in, 333, 404, 453

Thermal Telephone, The, 500

Thornycroftand Co.’s Nile Steamer “Ernest,” 541

Thornycroft, Mr. Thomas, 260

Thunderstorm, Curious Effects of a, 380

Thwaite-Neville Hoisting and Traversing Crane,

The, 610

Tilbury Docks, The, 405

“Tilbury,”Steam Dredger, Hunter and English’s 566

Timber Growth on the Pacific Coast of the United

States, 161

Timber, Preserving, 16

Time Registers, Watchmen’s, 391

Tin, Recovery of from Tin Scrap by Electrolysis,

18 , , on.

Tip Wagon, Fowlers, 361

Tools, Machine. 583

Topography of Machines, 22

Tornadoes, Prediction of, 523

Tornadoes in the United States, 259

Torpedo Boat Destroyer, A, 380

Torpedo Boat, Gourbet’s Submarine, 501

Torpedo Boat with Hydraulic Propulsion, 26

Torpedo Boat, A Russian, 500

Torpedo Boats, Foreign-Built, 381

Torpedo Boats, The New, 212, 616

Torpedo Catcher, A, 512

Torpedo Cruiser “ Scout,” The, 111

Torpedo Gunboats, The Proposed New, 429

Torpedo, Howell, The Obituary of a, 258

Torpedo Scandal, A Russian, 475

“ Torpedo Scare,” The, 62

Tower Bridge, The, 405

Towns at High Altitudes, 546

Traction, Electric, at the Antwerp Exhibition, 571

Traction Engine and Crane, Aveling and Porter’s, 51 . ..

Traction Engines, Aveling and Porter’s Steering

Gear for, 562

Trade, The Cleveland Iron, 616

Trade, The Iron, of Scotland, 234, 337, 362

Trade Route, The Proposed Hudson’s Bay, 457

Trade, Russian, 572

Trade, Steel, The Scotch, 228, 234

Train Communicator, Hall’s, 486

Train Pipe Indicator, Kapteyn s, 348

Tram Rail and Clamp, The Adlard, 342

Tramway Locomotive, Steam, Merry weather and Sons’, 227

Tramway Sleepers, Howard s, 77

Tramways, Cable, 270

Tramways, The Development of, 519

Tramways in the Low Countries, 212

Tramways, The Sydney, 207, 281, 403

Transit Instruments and Lamps, Clark’s, 398

Transmission of Power by Gearing, The, 605

Transmission of Signals by the Telephone, Automatic, 574

Transport of Petroleum in Bulk, The, 525

Transportation of Petroleum, The, 108

Transporting Crude Petroleum, 346

Treatment of Old Zinc, 405

Trent Iron Works, The Newark, 148

Trevithick Memorial, The, 456

Trial Trips and Launches, 20, 68, 81, 112, 129 192, 213, 261, 288, 336, 350, 383, 432, 446 47o’ 495, 566,625 ’ *

Trials, Engine, at University College, 317, 342

Tripier’s Spherical Eccentric, 147

Triple-Expansion Engines of the s.s. “Meteor ” 171

Tropical Regions, Nitrous Soil in, 258

Tubes, Coiling Metal, Sharp’s Process of, 485

Tubular Boilers, 409

Tunnel, Thames, A High Level, 154

Turbine, Waverley, Duncan Brothers’, 365

Twist Drill Cutting Machine, Double-Headed, 590

Twist Drill Grinding Machine, Sterne and Co’s 319 ’

Twist Drills, 587

Tyndall Scholarships in America, 110

Tyrer’s Spark Arrester, 54

Umpherston’s Rag Engine, 199

Undulatory Currents, Measuring, 17

Union Iron Works, Johnstone, The, 319

United States, The Borax Supply in the, 183

United States, The Forest Supply in the, 404

United States, Notes from the, 19, 35, 80, 125 151, 187, 213, 260, 287, 309, 322, 361, 372, 409’ 419, 444, 469, 501, 515, 541, 577, 609

United States Railways for 1884, 208

United States, Tornadoes in the, 259 t

United States, The Weston Systems of Electric

Lighting in the, 86

University College, Engine Trials at, 317, 342

Unmagnetisable Steel, 380 _ .,

Use of Liquefied and Solidified Carbon Dioxide,

The, 524

Use of Rice in Brewing, The, 137

Uses of Electricity in Coal Mining, The, 258

Utilisation of Slag from the Basic Bessemer

Process, 457

Vacuum Brakes, Automatic, 182

Vacuum Pump, The Weston Mercury, 139

Value of Silicon Pig to the Ironfounder, The, 246, 263

Valve Gear, Davey’s Differential, 225

Valve, Messenger’s, 43

Variations of the Magnetic Elements, Daily, 500

Velocity, Wind Force and, 28

Velocity, Wind, of over a Hundred Miles an Hour, 357

Ventilating Railway Carriages, Boyle’s System of, 313

Ventilation and Electricity, 183

Vertical Engine and Boiler, Ruston, Proctor, and

Co.’s, 54

Vertical Tandem Engine, Douglas and Grants

Corliss Compound, 609

Vessels, A New Method of Propulsion of, 500

Viaduct, The Tay, 286 .

Victoria, British Columbia, The Drainage of, 161

Vipan and Headley’s Whippietrees, 77

Volatilisation of Gold, 457

Volga and Don, Joining the, 334

Volt, A Standard, 429

“Volta,” The Electric Launch, 230

Wagon, Fowler’s Tip, 361

Waltham Watch Company, The, 15, 62, 85

War, The Atlantic Cable, 110

War Ships, The Requirements of, 451, 543

War, Signalling in, 89

Warner and Sons’ Well-Sinking Pump, 397

Warsaw, Industrial Growth at, 457

! Warsaw, Mining Conference at, 524

307

Washington Monument, Lightning Conductors on, 212 kqq

Waste-Water Meter System, Deacon s, 490, oao Watchmen’s Time Registers, 391

Water Gas, 426

Water Famine in Liverpool, The, 619

Water Motor, Allin’s, 487

Water, Removing Microbes from, 111 Water Supply, The Metropolitan, 259,354,45», Water Supply, New, for New York, 18* Water Supply, Pure, 17 -

Water Supply of Roman Cities, The, 231 Water Wells at Samara, 162

Water-Wheel, Pelton’s Hurdy-Gurdy, 43d

Water Works, Liverpool, 285

Water Works for Palermo, 185 pnn-min^

Water Works, Whitacre, Birmingham, Pumpii o

Engines at, 6, 68,151, 249, 298 ,

Waverley Turbine, Duncan Brothers , doo Weather, The, 14,132, 256, 356, 454, 571 Weathercock, An Electrical, 136 Weigh-Bridge, The Inventor of the, 4za Welford’s High-Speed Engine, 38o Well Pumps, Hathorn, Davey, and Co. s, o Well-Sinking Pump, Warner and Sems, dv/ Wellington Foundry and Machine Woiks, Wells’s Balanced Compound Engine, 409 Weston’s Centrifugal Machine, 486 Weston Incandescent Lamp

Weston Mercury Vacuum Pump, The,13J

Weston Systems of Electric Lioht o

United States, The, 86

Whippietrees, Corbett’s, 77 77

Whippietrees, Davey, Sleep, and Co s, 1I Whippietrees, Kell, Meats, and Co. s, 77 Whippietrees, Knapp and Co. is, u Tefferies’, 77 Whippietrees, Ransomes, Sims and Jefferies, Whippietrees, Vipan and Headley s, 7/ . ham

Whitacre, Pumping B,'g'"esf.L’ 249? 298

I Corporation Water Works, 6, 68, 151, 3*3, White Lead Again, 458 „

White Lead by “ Sublimation, 232 White Light, Standards of,,578

Whittle’s “ Staffordshire Bo1^’.474 The 18 Willans Receiver Compound Engine, Wind Force and Velocity, 28

Wind Producer, A, 308

Wind Velocity of over a Hundred Miles an Hour, 357

Wire Belts for Stone Cutting, 546

Wire Safety Fuzes, 183

Wolstenholme’s Compound Pumping Engine, North wich Water Works, 304

Woodhouse and Rawson’s Electric Clip Light, 284

Wood’s Corn Mill, 73

Wood-Working Machinery at the Inventions Exhibition, 150, 418

Work Exhibition in Paris, 40

Works, The Boston Sewage, 555

Works, The Britannia Iron, Gainsborough, 117

Works, Chemical, The Addiwell, 232

Works, Clark’s Crank and Forge, 147

Works, The Dalzell Steel and Iron, 455

Works, Engine, Messrs. Denny and Co.’s, Dumbarton, 221

Works, The Fairfield, Govan, 244

Works, The Forth Bridge, 249

Works, The Globe Iron, Lincoln, 167

Works, The Great Northern Railway, Doncaster, 123

Works, The Hallside, 295

Works on the Hull and Barnsley Railway, 258

Works, Iron, The Sheaf, 95

Works, The Singer Manufacturing Company’s, at Kilbowie, 210, 224

Works, The Spittlegate Iron, 71

Works, The Stamp End, Lincoln, 98

Works, Steel, The Blochairn, 297

Works of the Steel Company of Scotland, The

295

Works, Steel, The Glengarnock, 175

Works, The Trent Iron, Newark, 148

Works, The Union Iron, Johnstone, 319

Worssam’s Wood-Working Machinery, 418

Worthington Pump, The, 466

Wrought Iron, The Crystallisation of, 605

Yarra, New Bridge Across the, 184

Year’s Shipbuilding at the Scottish East Coast

Ports, A, 621

Zinc Dust, Hydrogen in, 500

Zinc, Old, Treatment of, 405

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