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The Engineer 1916 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
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The Engineer 1916 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1916 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1916 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1916 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1916 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1916 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1916 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1916 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1916 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1916 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1916 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1916 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1916 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1916 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1916 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1916 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1916 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1916 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.

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A

  • ACCIDENTS by Road Vehicles, City of London Statistics, 383

AERONAUTICS:

  • - Air Raids; Electrical Warnings, Arrangements in Manchester and Paris, 153
  • - Gold Coast Chiefs’ Presentation of Aeroplanes to Royal Flying Corps, 290
  • - Inspection Department, Vacancies for Examiners, 305
  • - Royal Aircraft Factory, Numbers and Pay of Staff, 315
  • - Voisin Biplanes, War Experiences with, 89
  • ALIEN Enemy Firms Operating in Great Britain, Government Requested to Publish List, 257
  • Alloys, Pure Iron and Iron-Carbon, Cain, Schramm and Cleaves, 377
  • Aluminium Consumption in the United States, 175
  • Aluminium Pistons, Advantages over Steel, 337
  • Aluminium Plated with Nickel, 37, 153
  • Aluminium Smelting in Norway, Proposed Large Plant, 277
  • Amyl Acetate an Ideal Paint Stripper, 131
  • Amyl Acetate as Solvent for Gum Resins, 85
  • Annealing of Aluminium, Seligman and Williams, 523
  • Annealing Point of Hardened Metals. 277
  • Applied Chemistry, Neglect in this Country, 439
  • Armed Merchantmen, United States Attitude, 109
  • Armoured Car Wrecked by Rifle Bullet, 357
  • Arsenic Poisoning, Peculiar Case, 399
  • Asbestos, Fibrous, Discovery of, in Rock Formation, 295

ASSOCIATIONS, INSTITUTIONS AND SOCIETIES:

  • ASSOCIATION OF ENGINEERS, MANCHESTER :
  • - Annual Meeting, Elections and Report, 305
  • - India-rubber and Balata Belting as Conveyor and Power Transmission Belts, J. Tinto, 337
  • - Tool Steel Research Committee’s Interim Report, Dempster Smith, 305
  • ASSOCIATION OF MINING ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS :
  • - Installing, Erecting and Starting-up of High-speed Machinery, Hints on, J. A. McLay, 315
  • INSTITUTE, THE AERONAUTICAL, OF GREAT BRITAIN :
  • - Exhibition of Models, Instruments, andc., 389
  • INSTITUTE, THE IRON AND STEEL :
  • - American Professor as Honorary Vice- President, 545
  • - Annual and Autumn Meetings, Dates, 136 |

ASSOCIATIONS, INSTITUTIONS AND SOCIETIES (continued}:

  • INSTITUTE, THE ROYAL SANITARY :
  • - Prize Essay Award, 449
  • INSTITUTION OF AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERS :
  • - Floating Axles, G. W. Watson, 60
  • INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS :
  • - Awards for Papers, 356
  • - Electric Locomotive, F. W. Carter, 37
  • - Industrial Development, Harold Cox, 209
  • INSTITUTION OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS :
  • - Expulsion of Members of Enemy Origin, 11, 122, 141, 237
  • - Magnetic Materials, Testing, Past History, . A. Campbell and D. W. Dye, 61
  • - Paper, Government Restrictions and Cost, Decision to Reduce Journal, 337
  • - Wave Shapes Obtaining with Alternating Current Generators, andc., A. E. Clayton, 37
  • - Wiring Rules of the Institution, 257
  • INSTITUTION OF ENGINEERS AND SHIPBUILDERS IN SCOTLAND :
  • - Cement Making from Waste Slag, B. J. Day, 131
  • - Suction Gas Producer using Bituminous Coal, R. V. Farnham, 175
  • INSTITUTION, JUNIOR, OF ENGINEERS :
  • - Concert in Aid of Red Cross Hospital, 227

ASSOCIATIONS, INSTITUTIONS AND SOCIETIES (continued):

  • INSTITUTION OF LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEERS :
  • - Fifth Annual Meeting, 109
  • INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS :
  • - Suggestions in Connection with Election of Members of Council, 197
  • INSTITUTION OF MINING AND METALLURGY :
  • - Mining Engineers and Metallurgists on Active Service. Plea for Employment after the War, 315
  • INSTITUTION OF MUNICIPAL AND COUNTY ENGINEERS :
  • - Examination for Certificate, Regulations, 438
  • INSTITUTION OF NAVAL ARCHITECTS :
  • - Annual Meetings, 121
  • INSTITUTION OF PETROLEUM TECHNOLOGISTS:
  • - History and Development of Petroleum Refining, Andrew Campbell, 457
  • - Natural Gas, Its Waste in Great Britain ; Classification of Gases, Dr. J. A. L. Henderson, 295
  • - Presidential Address, Professor J. Cadman, 337
  • - Third Annual General Meeting, New President and Council, 273
  • INSTITUTION OF RAILWAY SIGNAL ENGINEERS :
  • - President and Council, 109

ASSOCIATIONS, INSTITUTIONS AND SOCIETIES (continued):

  • INSTITUTION, ROYAL :
  • - Annual Meeting, Report and Elections, 389
  • - Crops Increased by Artificial Light, Professor F. Keble, 315
  • - General Meetings and Elections, 142, 227, 305, 395, 490
  • - Organic Chemistry in War, Professor Armstrong, 315
  • - Programmes of Lectures, andc., After Easter Session, 305, 367
  • - Soap Bubble’s Long Life, 277
  • - Utilisation of Energy from Coal, Professor W. A. Bone, 131
  • SOCIETY OF ENGINEERS (INCORPORATED) :
  • - Presentation of Premiums ; Presidential Address, 142
  • - Sewage and its Precipitation, Reginald Brown, 216
  • SOCIETY, ILLUMINATING ENGINEERING :
  • - Standardisation of Materials used in Lighting Glassware, Sizes of Chimneys, Globes, andc., 337
  • SOCIETY, LIVERPOOL ENGINEERING :
  • - Immediate Commercial Advantages of Experiment Tank Tests, G. S. Baker, 305
  • SOCIETY, PHYSICAL :
  • - Laws of Variation of Resistance with Voltage at a Rectifying Contact, andc., D. Owens, 377
  • SOCIETY, ROYAL :
  • - Conjoint Board of Scientific Societies, Proposal to Establish, 295
  • SOCIETY, ROYAL, OF ARTS :
  • - Albert Medal, Presentation, 116
  • - Zinc : Its Production and Industrial Applications, J. C. Moulden, 227
  • SOCIETY, ROYAL METEOROLOGICAL :
  • - Discontinuities in Meteorological Phenomena, Professor H. H. Turner, 367
  • - Persistence of Wet and Dry Weather, E. V. Newnham, 367
  • - Rainfall of Nigeria and the Gold Coast, C. E. P. Brooks, 165
  • - Readjustment of Pressure Differences, andc., L. C. W. Bonacina, 427
  • ASTRONOMER Royal’s Report from Greenwich Observatory, 503
  • Astronomers Arranging to Observe Eclipse in 1918, 377
  • Australian Supplies of Diatomite—see Diatomite
  • Austria-Hungary’s Shortage of Oil, Rubber and Leather, 217

B

  • BELGIAN Educational Facilities, Fund for Reconstruction, 503
  • Belgian Professors of Ghent University, Dutch Government Petitions for Release from German Prison, 545
  • Birmingham’s Proposal in View of Possible Damage to Gas Mains by Aircraft, 295
  • Blast Furnaces, Tapping by Electric Arc, 217
  • Blockade Evasions ; Statistics of Germany’s Imports through Neutral Countries, 197
  • Board of Trade Advisory Committee’s Report,
  • Board of Trade, Hong-Kong Merchants and the White List, 37
  • Boiler Efficiency, Some Aspects of, 399
  • Boiler Legislation in the United States, 399
  • Boiler Scale Prevention by Mixture of Graphite and Caustic Soda, 85
  • Boilers, Instruments for Ascertaining Performance, 419
  • Bolton Water Supply Schemes, 437
  • Bonuses of the Bethlehem Steel Company, 257
  • Boring Cutter, The “Gauge-All,” Vislok, Limited, 161
  • Brasses, Failures in, caused by Initial Stresses, 85
  • Briquettes, Mechanical Making of, 399
  • British Chamber of Commerce for Italy, 427
  • British Industries Fair, 153
  • Building Operations, Private, Ministry of Munitions Appoints Voluntary Adviser, 545
  • Building Operations, Private, Problems Arising out of Stoppage, 523

C

  • CALIFORNIA, Record for Highest Shade Temperature in any Part of the World, 153
  • Canadian Government Mines Branch Report, 479
  • Canadian and International Good Roads Congress, 153
  • Canteen in Silesian Colliery, 217
  • Carbonisation of Coal in Gasworks, J. W. Napier, 197
  • Carbonisation of Pitch and Increase in Yield and Quality of Gas, 337
  • Cardiff Corporation and Reservoir, Arbitration Award, 523
  • Cargoes, Iron Ore, Danger of Shifting and Need of Precautions, 439
  • Castings, Choice between Steel and Malleable Iron, 295
  • Catalogues and German Publicity Board of Trade Collection, 109, 237
  • Cement Imported into Ecuador, formerly from Germany, now from United Kingdom, 419
  • Cement Making from Waste Slag, B. J. Day, 131
  • Chains and Other Lifting Appliances, G. S. Taylor, 109
  • Chains—see also Iron and Steel
  • Channel Tunnel Question in the House of Commons, 545
  • Chemists, Industrial, Training at Huddersfield Technical College, 545
  • China, Desire for Trade Development, Cata¬logues called for, 85
  • China and Electric Supply, 277, 295
  • China, Increasing Exports f Lead, Zinc, and Other Metals, 85
  • China, Openings for British Trade, 337
  • China, Outputs of Antimony, Copper, Iron, Lead and Tin, 237
  • Civilisation Problem of the Individual and his Work, 503
  • Coal Breakers and Auxiliary Machinery, Electrically-driven, Tests of, 377
  • Coal, Microscopic Nature of, Dr. Hickling, 357
  • Coal Miners’ Wages, Board Meeting in Manchester, 315
  • Coal Output in 1915, 337
  • Coal, Pulverised, for Smelting Ores and Firing Locomotive Boilers, British Columbia’s Successful Experiments, 295
  • Coal Shortage and Peat Substitute, Swedish Commission to Report, 357
  • Coal for Steam-driven Electric Generating Plants in Italy, Need of Development in Italy, 457
  • Coal, Utilisation of Energy from, Professor W. A. Bone, 131
  • Coalite, British, Company’s Negotiations to Supply Gas for Generating Electricity, 37
  • Cobalt and Constantan for Thermo-Couples, 503
  • Coke, Anthracite Slime and Anthracite Duff as Boiler Fuel, E. Gevers-Orban, 237
  • Coke Breeze for Firing Boilers, 237
  • Cold Storage Plants, Three Large, at Prince Rupert, 419
  • Colliers’ Health and Immunity from Phthisis, Dr. J. S. Haldane, 503
  • Colliery Sinking in North-East Warwickshire, 337
  • Collisions at Sea in Darkness or Fog, Marconi’s Invention to Prevent, 503
  • Commercial Intelligence Branch of Board of Trade, Machinery Wanted for Various Trades, 536
  • Commercial Motor Users Association, Annual Inspection of Vehicles, 36
  • Concrete Construction, New Phase, 295
  • Concrete as Floor for Workshops, How to Lay and not to Lay, B. Davis, 237
  • Concrete Poles for Electric Railways, 197
  • Condenser Pump for Removal of Water from Foundations, 237
  • Copenhagen and the Motor Shipbuilding Industry, 197
  • Copper Deposits in China, 85
  • Copper, Price Necessitates Substitute, 545
  • Copper Sulphate Recovery in Germany, 479
  • Corrosive Liquids, Increase of Accidents in Transportation, 419
  • Cotton Spinning Machinery for Japan, Large Order Given in Lancashire, 197
  • Council for Organisation of British Engineering Industry, 536
  • Crank Shaft Failures, C. E. Stromeyer, 11
  • Crystal Palace Engineering Society, Papers and Awards, 327
  • Crystallograph, A New, Professor W. H. Bragg, 175
  • Cyfarthfa Works—see Iron and Steel

D

  • DAIMLER Company’s Fire Brigade, 439
  • Dam Construction on St. Maurice River, Quebec, 523
  • Daylight Saving in France, 503
  • Death of Implement Maker, John Marshall, of Alexander Jack and Sons, 270
  • Death of Mr. F. T. Jane, 217
  • Defence of the Realm Regulations, Balloons and Kites, Possession of Documents Contrary to Act, 197
  • Diatomite or Kieselguhr for Manufacture of Dynamite, Metal Cleaning, and Sugar Refining, 399
  • Diesel Engine Users’ Association Meeting, 11
  • Disinfection of Hospital Ships by Electrolysed Sea Water, 419
  • Distilleries, Patent Still, to be Taken Over by Government for Manufacture of Explosives, 175
  • Docks, Large New, Adjacent to Victoria and Albert, 419
  • Dust Carts or Electric Sprinklers, Convertible Trucks, 180
  • Dutch Canal Vessel, the Tjalk, Ancient Type in Modern Construction, 197

E

  • ECONOMIC Measures for Organisation of Labour after the War, French Plans, 357

ELECTRICAL MATTERS :

  • - Accessories and Shortage of Copper in Germany, Suggestion for Trade, 131
  • - Aluminium Cable in Electric Lighting Scheme, Advantage over Copper, 479
  • - American Steam Turbine Units, Increasing Size, 153
  • - Apparatus for Starting and Controlling Electrical Machinery, C. C. Garrad 217
  • - Arc Lamps in Theatres, Dimmers Required, 197
  • - Armature Reaction, A. E. Clayton, 37
  • - Auxiliaries, Electric Motors for, W. W. Lackie, 399
  • - Battery on Alternating Current System. 131
  • - Battery Rooms, Floor Covering on Cement Concrete Foundation, 503
  • - Berlin Elektricitats Werke, Conditions and Rates for Power Supply, 11
  • - Bolton Town Council and the Use of Electric Vehicles, 419
  • - China, Great Development in Use of Electricity for Light and Many Purposes, 295
  • - Coal for Electric Generating Plant in Italy, Shortage, 457
  • - Continuous Current Machine Limitations, 61
  • - Cooking by Electricity, Introduction in Montana, 257
  • - Cooking and Heating, Electric, in the United States, 315
  • - Disinfection of Hospital Ships by Electrolysed Sea Water, 419
  • - Dust-collecting Vans, Extended Use, 337

ELECTRICAL MATTERS (continued)

  • - Electric Currents for Power Purposes, J. W. Kempster, 153
  • - Electric Locomotive, F. W. Carter, 37
  • - Electrical Prosperity Week in the United States, 61
  • - Electrical Shaft Winding, Professor D. Burns, 109
  • - Electric Vehicle Committee Meeting, 227
  • - Electric Vehicles in Great Britain, Great Increase in Use, 11
  • - Electro-chemical Industries, Question of Establishment in South Africa, 399
  • - Exciter Trouble and Remedy, 61
  • - Explosion-proof Motors for Use in Mines, 175
  • - Exportation of Electrical Goods to Switzerland, List of Prohibited Articles, 11
  • - Fatal Collision between Motor Car and High- tension Switch Pillar, 37
  • - Faults of the Small Electric Arc Furnace, W. H. McKnight, 457
  • - Fusible Insulating and Filling Material for Electrical Purposes, 153
  • - Gas or Electricity for Lighting, Investigation in America, 153
  • - Gas-filled Tungsten Lamps, Photometry
  • - Gas-filled Tungsten Lamps to Replace Arc Lamps in New York, 175
  • - Gates, Factory Doors, andc., Electrically Opened and Closed, 85
  • - German Electrical Company’s Profits in Munition Work, 545
  • - German Use of Iron and Zinc as Conductors in Distributing Cables to Replace Copper, 545
  • - Heating, Superiority of Electrical to Steam System, 523
  • - High-voltage Measurement and the Crest Meter, L. W. Chubb, 217
  • - Hydro-electric Works in Germany, Considerable Increase Proposed by Government, 315
  • - Impulse Currents, Theory of, Dr. C. P. Steinmetz, 175
  • - Incandescent Lamps, Life Testing, United States Method, 419
  • - Increase in Electric Power Used in Lead District of Missouri, 61
  • - India, Increasing Number of Electrical Installations, 11
  • - India, Openings for Trade in Electrical Machinery, 85
  • - Insulating Materials, Great Increase in Variety, 131
  • - Insulator Production in Russia, Presspahn, 419
  • - Interborough Rapid Transit Company of New York and 70,000-Kilowatt Turbo Unit, 217
  • - Internal Combustion-driven Electrical Sets, W. A. Tooky, 530
  • - International Power Transmission by Submarine Cable between Sweden and Denmark, 457
  • - Iron Wire Transmission Lines in America, Satisfactory Performance, 439
  • - Islington Electric Lighting Charges, 113
  • - Istituto Elettrometrico Italiano in Turin, 513
  • - Lamp Flickering, Cause and Remedy. C. H. Wright, 377
  • - Lamp, High Efficiency Gas-filled, and Candlepower Measurement, 457
  • - Lectures, Mr. Kilburn Scott’s, 33, 98
  • - Lightning Arresters, Disturbance and Cause, 439
  • - Lightning, Three Ways of Affecting Transmission Line, 523
  • - Locomotive Resistance Grids, Repairing when Burned, 217
  • - London County Council’s Work under Electric Lighting Acts, Costs and Recovery by Fees, 153
  • - Magnetic Properties of Electrolytic Iron, Vacuum Treatment, 545
  • - Manchester Consumption of Electricity, Enormous Increase and Diversion of Money to Cover Cost of Machinery, 109
  • - New South Wales Shortage of Labour and Difficulties in Executing Electrical Work, 337
  • - Nitrate in Germany, Artificial Supply Electrically Produced, 37
  • - Nitrates, The Electrical Production of, for Fertilisers and Explosives, Lectures by E. Kilburn Scott, 33, 98
  • - Paint, Electrically Conducting, Method of Production, 319
  • - Policemen’s'Cold Feet and Electric Warmer, 357
  • - Pupin Theory of Asymmetrical Rotors in Unidirectional Fields, B. Liebowitz, 523
  • - Reactance, 1000-Kilovolt-ampere, for Use in Cable Testing, 85
  • - Resistance of a Wire Cube, Dr. J. A. Fleming, 237
  • - Resistances, Copper-Zinc-Nickel Alloys, Influence of Composition and Heat Treatment, 131
  • - Russia, Scarcity of Fuel and Increase of Electrical Supply, 315
  • - Saxony, Proposal to Assume State Control of Electricity Supply, 11
  • - Searchlight Outfit, 61
  • - Sector Conductor Cables, Advantage of, 373 Set of Proposed Standard Numerals for the
  • - Scales of Measuring Instruments, A. P. Trotter, 153
  • - Silver Voltameter Deposits, Foreign Materials in, 457
  • - Small Towns, Electric Lighting, H. N. Munro, 503
  • - Steam-electric Power Station, 153
  • - Steel Refining Furnaces, Electric, in the United States, More Numerous than in Germany, 175
  • - Substitution of Half-Watt Lamps for Arc Lamps in Italy, 277
  • - Supply Companies in Great Britain, Greatly Increased Number, Statistics, 377
  • - Synchronous Motor for Charging Electric Vehicles and Power Factor Correction, 479
  • - Top Contact Unprotected Conductor Rail for 600-Volt Traction Systems, C. H. Jones, 217
  • - Transformer Trouble due to Mixture Used for Sealing, 61

ELECTRICAL MATTERS (continued):

  • - Transformers, Ratio of Transformation, Method of Obtaining Accurately, 217
  • - Turbo-generator Oscillations, Method of Eliminating, 457
  • - Vibration with a Turbo-generator Due to Resonance, 131
  • - Wagon, Electrically Propelled, for Tram Rails or Road, 419
  • - Wireless Equipment, To Minimise Dis¬turbing Effect on Electric Service Lines, 479
  • - Wiring Rules of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, 257
  • - Wolverhampton Electricity Works, Additional Boiler House Plant, 457
  • EMPLOYER’S Liability and Shunter’s Accident, 109
  • Engine Breakdown Caused by Failure of Flybelt Pulley, 37
  • Engineering Firms, Slackening of Work and Military Service, 277
  • Engineering Industry, Its Value in Defensive Power, Liverpool Mooting, 457
  • Engineering Standards Committee, 23, 418
  • Engineering after the War, 174
  • Explosion of Aluminium Still, Causes, 109
  • Explosion of Boiler off Battersea Bridge, 11
  • Explosions due to Crank Pin Lubrication by Spoon, 419
  • Explosives, Discovery in Ireland, 131
  • Explosives, Manufacture and Comparative Strength, 399

F

  • FIBRES, Research to Investigate Trouble Caused by Electiification, 277
  • Filter Papers, Strengthening, Dr. Clayton Beadle, 109
  • Fire Protection in Cathedral Cities, 503
  • Foot-warmer, Device with Use of Sodium Acetate, 135
  • Forest Fires in Quebec, Legislative Proposals, 479
  • French Professors’ Tour of Sheffield, 523
  • Fuel Consumption Economy, Gas versus Electricity, Horace Bowden, 457
  • Fuel Economy, Great National Need, 503
  • Furnace Building and Laws of Heat, 377
  • Furnaces Used by Swedish Mines, Investigations, 257
  • Furnaces for Zinc Smelting, Comparison between Hand-worked De Place Furnace and the Hegeler Mechanical, 457

G

  • GARAGE Requirements for Car Storage, 357
  • Gas Appliances, Industrial, Great Value of, to Army and Navy Output, 61
  • Gas Authorities Proposed Change of Standard from Illuminating to Calorific Power, 503
  • Gas-filled Lamps, Measurement of Temperature, S. E. Doane, 237
  • Gas, High Pressure, Errors in Measurement and Boyle’s Law, 337
  • Gas, Poisonous, Use in Warfare, Not New, Dr. A. C. Cumming, 523
  • Gas for Tempering Tools of Chrome-Tungsten Steel, 357
  • Gas Undertakings Required to Extract Benzine and Toluol for Explosives Manufacture, 37
  • German Publicity, Board of Trade Collection of Catalogues, 109, 237
  • German Secret Agents and Large Canadian Power Plants, 457
  • Germans Replacing Copper with Iron for Small Accessories, 131
  • Germany’s Chemical Progress and Output, 277
  • Germany Confiscates all Rubber in the Country, 399
  • Germany not the Home of Most of the Dis¬coveries of Industrial Importance ; Im¬portance of Research, 277
  • Glass and Glassware in Germany, German Hopes of Revival of Market After the War, 175
  • Grinding Wheel Troubles Due to Glazing, 315

H

  • HAVRE, Congestion at the Port, and Goods for Switzerland, 217
  • Helmets, Steel, for British Soldiers, Efficient Pattern, 419
  • Hot-wire Ammeter, Substitute for, S. L. Brown, 357
  • Hydrogen Gas, Use Advocated to Replace, Partially or Wholly, Use of Coal Gas, C, Velardi, 315

I

  • ICE-CUTTING Car Ferry Leonard, 419
  • Illuminating Power of Coal Gas, Experiments, Dr. H. F. Coward and Mr. F. Bailey, 337
  • Imperial Institute, 427
  • Importers and Goods of Enemy Origin, Warning, 109
  • India, Electrical Trade—see Electrical Matters
  • India-rubber, Gutta-percha and Telegraph Works Company’s Contributions to War Funds, 243
  • Industrial Gas, Its Services to the Nation, H. M. Thornton, 153
  • Institutions—see Associations
  • Inventions, Numerous Suggestions to French War and Navy Departments, 257
  • Irish Relics of the 1798 Rebellion Unearthed in County Roscommon, 479

IRON AND STEEL:

  • - Alloy of Iron for Dynamo-Electric Purposes, German Patent, 37
  • - Alloy Steels for Cutting Tools, 11
  • - Alloy Steels, Science in Iron and Steel Manufacture, J. E. Fletcher, 315

IRON AND STEEL (continued):

  • - Books on Iron and Steel Industry in Principal West of Scotland Libraries, General Catalogue, 523
  • - Chains, Steel and Iron, Re-annealing Necessary for Safety, 545
  • - Cyfarthfa Iron and Steel Works, Probable Reopening, 217, 277
  • - Electric Furnaces for Steel Refining, Great Increase in the United States over Number in Germany, 175
  • - Electric Steel Furnaces, Great Increase in United States, 503
  • - Electric Steel Industry, United States Supremacy, 109
  • - German Pig Iron Production Increased, 357
  • - German Production of Steel, 61
  • - Hardness, Simple Device to Determine, 11
  • - High-speed Steel Scrap, Simple Means of Identification, 37
  • - Invar Metal Manufacture by American Steel Company, 377
  • - Iron Ore in China, 237
  • - Iron, Steel and Engineering Trades After the War, Appointment to Committee, 457
  • - Iron, Superiority over Steel in View of Corrosion, H. Pilkington, 153
  • - Liverpool Substitutes Valves of Iron in Place of Lead and Copper in Flushing Cisterns, 545
  • - Manganese Steel, Chief Characteristics, 11
  • - Open-hearth Steel Furnaces, Pressure of Work Causes Shortage in Silica Bricks, 217
  • - Physical Properties of Standard Automobile Steels, Investigation Committee, 277
  • - Puddling of Large Masses, Difficulty Causes Decline in the Iron Industry, H. Pilkington, 153
  • - Pure Iron, Discovery of New Method of Production, 237
  • - Pure Iron and Iron Carbon Alloys, Report by United States Bureau of Standards, 545
  • - Steel Articles, Method of Tinning, 372
  • - Steel Scrap from Munitions Making to be Re-sold to Makers, 277
  • - Uruguay’s Mill for Rolling Steel Billets into Merchant Bars and Small Shapes, 377
  • ITALIAN Industries, Government Aid by Certain Exemptions from Customs and Taxes, 377
  • Italy, Special Opening for British Enterprise, 295

K

  • KELVIN, Lady, Bequests to Glasgow University, 377
  • Kent Explosion Casualties, 377
  • Krupp’s Ordnance Factory in Munich, 479, 523

L

  • LAMP, New Type of Quartz Vapour, 257
  • Lamp, Osram Axial Type of Incandescent Electric, Osram-Robertson Lamp Works, 273
  • Lamps and Lamp Glasses, Safety, Testing, 102 Lamps on Vehicles, Use of Three, Insisted on in London, 457
  • Lancashire Boilers, Correct Fuel and Firing to Prevent Explosions, 399
  • Light, Artificial, Its Use in Agriculture, 315
  • Lighters, Mechanical, and the Five-shilling Tax, 377
  • Lighthouse on French Coast Originally Built in 1611, 315
  • Lighting Order in Coventry, 257
  • Lignite Mines in Italy, Suggested Exploitation, to Reduce Heavy Cost of Foreign Coal, 11
  • Lille, Reported Destruction by Fire of the Hotel de Ville and Valuable Contents, 419
  • London and Liverpool Underground Cable, 337
  • Lumber Industry and Creosoted Railway Sleepers, 175

M

  • MACHINE Tool and Engineering Association, 427
  • Magnesite Brick, Mixture as Substitute for, 37
  • Magnetic Chart Errors Detected by Voyage of the Carnegie, 377
  • Magnetos and British Motor Car Buyers, 439
  • Manganese Ore in the United States, Company Formed for Mining and Smelting, 337
  • Mathematical Teaching, Work of International Commission, 257
  • Metals and Alloys, Information Supplied by American Bureau of Standards, 439
  • Metals Working at High Temperatures, Protection from Oxidation, W. E. Ruder, 197
  • Metallography, The Future of, Professor Le Chatelier, 85
  • Metric System, Efforts to Introduce, 257
  • Metric System in India, A. Chatterton, 109
  • Military Service and Reserved Occupations, 277
  • Mineral Resources of Great Britain, Special Reports, 161, 325, 493
  • Miners’ Electric Cap Lamps, Cost of Upkeep, 296
  • Miners’ Electric Lamps, Home-office Regulations, 237
  • Miners’ Safety Lamp, New Type, Oil, Without Gauze, 295
  • Mines and Quarries in the United Kingdom, Annual Report, 149
  • Mines, Water Removal, 479
  • Mining Fans, Tests of, D. E. Thomas, 109
  • Ministry of Munitions and Increasing Number of Controlled Establishments, 277
  • Motor Ambulance Travelling Workshop, 217
  • Motor Ambulances, Austin X-ray and otherwise, Presentations to British Red Cross and St. John’s Ambulance Association, 295
  • Motor Ambulances Subscribed for by the Wire Rope Trade, 277
  • Motor Car Fuel Tank, Position of, for Hill Climbing, 217
  • Motor Car Lighting Restrictions, 11
  • Motor Car, Self-charging Electric, 545
  • Motor Car Tire Exports from United States, Great Increase, 479
  • Motor Car Tube Punctures and Filling of Flour, 315
  • Motor Car Wheel Rims, Liability to Rust and Need of Frequent Painting, 337
  • Motor Cars, Chassis and Parts, Imports and Exports Increase, 419
  • Motor Omnibus Speed in Birmingham, Reduction in Length of Route due to Lighting Regulations, 61
  • Motor Spirit Imports of the United Kingdom, 61, 419
  • Motor Vehicles and Electric Engine-starting Gear, 100
  • Motor Vehicles, New Electrically-controlled, Change-speed Gear, 131
  • Moulding Machines and Moulders, 11
  • Moulding Sand, Establishment of Standard Proposed by American Foundrymen, 545
  • Moulds in Two Parts for Casting, Chinese, 478
  • Munitions Act, Trades Unions and Women Workers, 277
  • Munitions Licences ; Grey Acetate of Lime, 399
  • Munitions, Ministry of, Machine Tool Department, 11
  • Munitions of War, Additional Works to Become Controlled Establishments, 175
  • Munition Workers, Recreation Hall, 257

N

  • NAVAL Architecture Students, Cancelment of Examination, 237
  • Newspapers in Austria and Germany, Reduction in Numbers since the War, 85
  • New Zealand, Hydro-Electric Plant, Installation in North Island, 545
  • New Zealand’s Imports of Electrical Machinery, United Kingdom and United States Chief Sources of Supply, 232, 237
  • New Zealand’s Imports of Machine Tools, Two- thirds from United Kingdom, Remainder Chiefly from United States, 235
  • New Zealand, Imports of Machinery and Preferential Tariff, 217
  • Nickel, Proposed Manufacture from Canadian Ore, 85
  • Nickel Refinery in Canada, 257
  • Nickel Refining, Canadian Discovery of New Process, 295
  • Nigerian Coalfield Discovery, 531
  • Nitrate in Germany, Artificial Supply Elec¬trically Produced for Explosives and Agriculture, 37
  • Nitrates, The Electrical Production of, for Fertilisers and Explosives, Lectures by E. Kilburn Scott, 33, 98
  • Nitre Cake as Substitute for Sulphuric Acid, 439
  • Nitric Acid from the Air, American Suggestion, 61
  • Non-freezing Solution for Car Radiator, 357

O

  • OIL Firing and Gas Explosions, 439
  • Omaha’s Method of Dealing with Fast-driving Motorists, 131
  • Optical Appliances in Warfare, C. R. Darling, 237
  • Optical Society, F. J. Cheshire chosen President, 174
  • Oxy-Acetylene Searchlight for the Swedish Army, 175

P

  • PALAEOLITHIC Implements in Gold Coast Colony, 457
  • Paper-making Materials, Ample Supplies within the British Empire, 85
  • Paper Mill Liquor Waste to be used for Wood Alcohol, 503
  • Paris Telephone System, Big Improvement Scheme, 357
  • Patent Specifications, New System of Numbering, 61
  • Patents, 10
  • Pentane Bath in Determining Expansion of Materials, 545
  • Petrol Consumption and Curtailment of Supply, 197
  • Petrol Consumption, Suggestions to Induce Economy in Drivers’ Use, 257
  • Petrol for Motors Replaced by Benzene and Alcohol, Germany’s Plans, 523
  • Petrol Supply and Distribution, Board of Trade Committee, 377
  • Petrol Vapour in Air, Methods of Determining, 109
  • Pipe Connections, Screwed or Oxy-Acetylene Welded, Experiments at University of Kansas, F. H. Sibley, 361
  • Planing Machine Bedded on to Solid Concrete Blocks, 523
  • Platinum Mining, Interesting Development at Ekaterinburg, 131
  • Platinum, Thermo-Electric Test of Purity and Investigation of Loss of Weight, 257
  • Pneumatic Gun with Dynamite Shell, Test Expected, 197
  • Portsmouth’s Up-to-date Telephone System, 399
  • Professional Organisation, Mrs. Sidney Webb and Mr. F. H. Hayward, 50
  • Prophecies as to Submarines and X-rays, 419

R

  • RADIATION Pyrometers, Characteristics of, G. K. Burgess and P. D. Foote, 37
  • Radiograph Ambulance Cars Fund, Sir J. M. Davidson, 153

RAILWAYS AND TRAMWAYS:

  • - Accident, North-Eastern Railway, at Jarrow, 61, 175, 217, 237, 457

RAILWAYS AND TRAMWAYS (continued) :

  • - Accident,
  • - Serious, to Calais Express, near Paris, 131
  • - to Shunter ; Risks of Live Rails, 153
  • - Statistics for 1915, 237, 503
  • - Accidents
  • - on the Great Northern, North- Eastern and London, Brighton and South Coast Railways, 315
  • - at Level Crossings of Highways over Railroads, 545
  • - Reduction in Size of Quarterly Blue-book, 257, 419
  • - Advance in Rates, 4 per Cent., Appeal Dismissed, 337
  • - Advertising on United States Railway Stations and Cars Introduced, 357
  • - African Railway Construction to Tete, 399
  • - Aga Flashlight on Swedish State Railways, 419
  • - Aircraft and Railway Signal Lights, 357
  • - Alaska Railways Extension, 237
  • - All-Steel Railway Cars and Rust, 357
  • - Ambulance Trains, Exhibition of, and Charge for Admission, 37
  • - American Civil War, Track Laid and Relaid, 257
  • - American Railroads and Possible Coal Strike, 61
  • - American Railway Revenues, Great Increase, 85
  • - American Trainmen’s Demands, 439
  • - Associated Portland Cement Manufacturers (1900), Limited, and Others v. The Great Northern Railway Company, 131, 315
  • - Australia and the Gauge Question, Attempted Compromise, 175
  • - Australian Trans-Continental Railway, Pro¬gress and Earthworks, 61, 399
  • - Austria and Germany’s Substitutes for Rubber, andc., in Railway Working, 295
  • - Austrian Railroads Substitutes for Brass and Copper, 357
  • - Automatic Signalling Less Perfect in America than United Kingdom, 545
  • - Automatic Train Stops under Test in the United States, 523
  • - Baghdad Railway, Progress of Work, 109
  • - Belfast and County Down Powerful Tank Locomotives, 197
  • - Belgian Company Building Railway from Malaga to Cadiz, 175
  • - Black Diamond Express of the Lehigh Valley Company, 509
  • - Blinded Soldiers and Sailors Helped by Night Railway Locomotive Men, 399
  • - Blinds, and Passengers’ Duty under the Defence of the Realm Act, 61, 277
  • - Boston, Massachusetts, Suggested Circular Railway, 399
  • - Brecon and Merthyr Single Line Collision between two Goods Trains, 131, 315, 337
  • - British Railway Dividends, 131
  • - Broad Street and Richmond Electrification Delayed, 197
  • - Buenos Aires Western Railway Electric Rolling Stock to be built at Home, 439
  • - Caledonian Railway Precautions against Train Fires, 197
  • - Caledonian and North British Railway Rates Increased, 237
  • - Caledonian Railway Superheater Express Locomotive, Improved Type, 315
  • - Cambrian Railway, Successful Conversion of Tank into Tender Engines, 197
  • - Canadian Northern Railwaymen with the Colours, 479
  • - Canadian Northern Railway Train Ferries for Vancouver and British Columbia, 145
  • - Canadian Pacific Railway, Piercing of the Rogers Pass Tunnel, 131
  • - Carriage by Water in France Dearer than by Rail, 439
  • - Central Umbrian Railway, Steam and Electric Traction, 217
  • - Channel Tunnel, Resolution to be Moved in House of Commons, 545
  • - Charing Cross Bridge, South-Eastern and Chatham Committee seeking Powers to Strengthen, 85
  • - Charing Cross Bridge, Strengthening, Question of Appearance, 277 ; Work Deferred, 523
  • - Charing Cross Railway Bridge Strengthening, Mr. Clode, 457
  • - Charing Cross Station, Proposed Removal to South Side, Sir F. H. Dent, 479
  • - Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad, Tests of Electrified Mountain Divisions, 109
  • - Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway Tour of 400-Mile Electrified District, 175 ; Progress of Work, 399, 479
  • - Cinematograph Used to Advertise the Advantages of Electrification on the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway, 277
  • - City and South London Railway Supplied with Current from Lots-road Power Station ; Stockwell Power Station Closed, 217
  • - Clyde Steamers of Glasgow and South- Western and North British Railways Commandeered by Government, 197
  • - Coal Scarcity Stops Running of Railway in Spain, 295
  • - Collision at New Cross, South-Eastern and Chatham, Report, 257
  • - Creosote, Supply and Prices, 377
  • - Creosoted Railway Sleepers and the Timber Industry, 175
  • - Cuban Railway Systems, Proposed Nationali¬sation, 257, 295
  • - Darjeeling-Himalayan Railway, Appointment of Manager and Engineer-in-Chief, 11
  • - Demurrage Charges, Board of Trade Altera¬tion, 257
  • - Derailment at Micklefield, North-Eastern Railway, Report, 257
  • - Derailment near Strabane, Ireland, Colonel von Donop’s Report, 419
  • - Dividends of Various Railways, 153
  • - Dover and Folkestone Communication, Line Blocked by Landslides, 237
  • - Dublin Rates for Docks and Shipping ; Increased Cost of Traffic with England and Wales, 11
  • - Dublin and South-Eastern Railway Company Increases Goods Rates, 315

RAILWAYS AND TRAMWAYS (continued) :

  • - East Africa, General Smuts Attributes- Rapid Advance to Railway Engineers, 545
  • - East London Railway Assessment, Great Reduction in Rateable Value, 419
  • - Egyptian State Railways Secures Goods Engines on Captured German Vessel, 399
  • - Eight-foot Single Engines, Patrick Campbell’s, All Scrapped but a Single Relic at King’s Cross, 257
  • - Electric Locomotive, F. W. Carter, 37
  • - Electric Motors for (Operating Safety Gates- at Railway Crossings in Ohio, 85
  • - Electric Signalling, Best Protection for Fouling Points, 153
  • - Electric Traction, Methods to Diminish Wear- and Tear, 197
  • - Electric Tramways in Italy; Concessions Sought for Two Lines, 197
  • - Eye Injury and Provision of Goggles in Locomotive Shops of the Erie Railroad, 315
  • - Faults on Telegraph and Telephone Circuits,. G. Edmondson, 545
  • - Flour Damage by Condensation after being. Loaded Warm, 439
  • - French Lessons for Great Western Railway- Platform Staff at Paddington, 419
  • - French Railways Employ 25,000 Women, Great Improvement in Cleanliness, 131
  • - French State Railways Air Brake Instruction, Cars, 175
  • - Fruit Growers, Summer Time, and Railway Connections, 503
  • - Furness Railway Viaduct and Reconstruction, 175
  • - Germany and Holland ; Economy of Lubricant on International Trains, 295
  • - Goods Delay in France Due to Shortage of Wagons and Other Causes, 237
  • - Grand Trunk Pacific Railway’s Use of Oil for Economy, Safety and Smoke Elimination, 419
  • - Grand Trunk Railwaymen with the Colours, Awards of Pay, 479
  • - Great Central Company’s Swing Bridge over the Trent at Keadby, 197, 457
  • - Great Central Railway, Mr. Robinson’s Invention to Prevent Telescoping, 109
  • - Great Central Railway Steamer Immingham Sunk in the Dardanelles, 175
  • - Great Central Railway Tank Engine, Conversion of, 61
  • - Great Central Railway Widening Scheme, 141
  • - Great Central Railway Woodhead Tunnel, Seventieth Anniversary of Opening, 11
  • - Great Eastern Company Closing Nineteen Stations, 315
  • - Great Eastern, Postponement of Station Closing, 377, 419
  • - Great Eastern Bethnal Green Station Remains- Open, 439
  • - Great Eastern’s Military Traffic, Statistics,. 217
  • - Great Eastern Railway Company’s Steamer Brussels Seized by Germans, 545
  • - Great Eastern Servants with the Colours, and Invalided, 217
  • - Great Northern New Line between Waltham and High Dike, 479
  • - Great Northern Railway New Carriages Built with Steel Underframes and Electric Light, 217
  • - Great Northern and London and North- Western Construction Work, Great Reduction in Number of Men Employed, 377
  • - Great Western Railway, Old Locomotive Still in Existence, 11
  • - Great Western Railway, Painting of Locomotives Altered on Account of Labour Shortage, 11
  • - Great Western Railway Telegraph, Storm Damage and Repair, 399
  • - Great Western Railway Track Circuiting, 390
  • - Hampton Court and Claygate Branches, Electrification, 197, 503, 523
  • - Harbin, Proposed Construction of Electric Street Railway and Power Plant, 134
  • - Headlights for Engines, Green an Undesirable Colour, 131
  • - Heywood, Sir Arthur P., Model Railway Builder, Death, 377 439
  • - Highland Railwaymen, only Eleven unattested out of 1500 Eligible, 237
  • - Highland Railway’s Successful Traffic in Wa- Time, 277
  • - Holborn Viaduct Hotel and London, Chatham and Dover Railway, 439
  • - Holland, Colonel, formerly Marine Superintendent of London and North-Western Railway, 37
  • - Hounslow Loop of London and South- Western Railway, Progress of Electrification, 131 ; Completion and Opening, 237
  • - Hours of Duty, Excessive, Complaints but Few on Account of War Conditions, 153
  • - Hours of Service of Railwaymen in the United States, 85
  • - Hudson and Manhattan Railroad Company, Immunity from Fatal Accident and Gold Medal Award, 315
  • - Indian Railway Budget of Low Dimensions, 367
  • - Indian Railways and Train Control, 131
  • - Indian Royal Train, a Good Story, 523
  • - Indo-Ceylon Railway Scheme, 85
  • - Interstate Commerce Commission, Accidents, Reduction in Number, Maliciously Caused Derailments, andc., 61 ; Steamships in Competition with Railway Companies Forbidden, 277
  • - Iron, Steel, Rails and Locomotive Exports to India, Argentina and Australia, Comparative Statistics, 217
  • - Italian Narrow Gauge Electric Railway Proposed, 337
  • - Lancashire and Yorkshire Company, Capital Account Entries, 399
  • - Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, Electrical Service between Manchester and Bury, 377, 503
  • - Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, Penistone Viaduct Failure Impossible to have Foreseen, 175 ; Repairs to Viaduct, 523
  • - Leakage of Current from Electric Railway Tracks, 337
  • - Lehigh Valley Company’s Black Diamond Express, 509

RAILWAYS AND TRAMWAYS (continued) :

  • - Lehigh Valley Railroad Company’s Freight Pier on Hudson River, New York City, 312
  • - Lehigh Valley Railroad Company’s New Freight Terminus to be the Largest in the World, 357
  • - Leipzig New Terminus, Particulars, 423
  • - Light Railway Orders Confirmed by Board of Trade, 100, 197
  • - Liquid Fuel on Roumanian State Railways, 67
  • - Locomotive Carriage and Wagon Exports, Comparative Statistics, 419, 503
  • - Locomotive Drivers and Firemen and the War, 439
  • - Locomotive Scarcity in Austria and Hungary, 175
  • - Locomotive Testing Plant at Iowa State College, 37
  • - London, Brighton and South Coast Company Request Passengers to Assist Staff, 61
  • - London, Brighton and South Coast Electrical Services, Great Increase in Number of Passengers, 197
  • - London, Brighton and South Coast Motorman, Inquest on, 257
  • - London, Brighton and South Coast Train Runs into Buffer Stops at London Bridge Station, 337
  • - London, Chatham and Dover Railway Dividend, 131
  • - London and North Western’s Electrified Line between Broad-street, Willessden and Richmond, 503
  • - London and North-Western Engine Prospero, Economy in Repair by Dendy Marshall System, 439
  • - London and North-Western Engines built by Private Firms, 357, 419, 439, 479 ; (Letters), 461, 478, 502
  • - London and North-Western Railway, Changes in Personnel, 295
  • - London and North-Western Railwaymen with the Colours, Casualties, 37
  • - London and North-Western Railwaymen under Lord Derby’s Scheme, 131
  • - London and North-Western Railway Restaurant Cars Discontinued, 337
  • - London and North-Western Railway Statistics of Coal Consumption and Weight of Trains, 257
  • - London and North-Western Railway Telegraph and Telephone Wires, Storm Destruction and Rapid Repair, 399
  • - London Railways and Omnibus Companies, Pooling of Funds, 11
  • - London and South-Western Hampton Court Electric Service, 197, 503, 523
  • - London and South-Western Hounslow Loop Electrical Service Started, 237
  • - London and South-Western New Electrical Service, Kingston and Shepperton Branches, 109
  • - London and South-Western Service between Addison Road and Richmond Closed, 457
  • - London and South-Western Station at Barnes Bridge, 197, 237
  • - Melbourne (Victoria) Railway Electrification, Delayed Switchboard ,Gear, 439
  • - Metropolitan Railway, Neasden and Hammersmith Shops Men with the Colours or on War Work, 217
  • - Midland Railway Company’s Carriage and Wagon Works, Change of Manager, 357
  • - Midland Railway Company, Change of Secretary, 377
  • - Midland Railway Craftsmen, Wages Advance Award, 337
  • - Military Traffic, Men and Goods, on the Midland and South-Western Junction Railway, 277
  • - Mineral Traffic on North-Eastern as Compared with other Railways, 502
  • - Model Railway, Sir A. P. Heywood, 377, 439
  • - Mold and Denbigh Railway Company’s Appeal Dismissed, 337
  • - Montreal Harbour Commission, Proposed Electrification of Tracks, 503
  • - Movable Crossings as Cause of Accidents, 295
  • - Munitions Tribunal and the Lincoln Engine and Wagon Company, 337
  • - Mysore Railway Extension, 84
  • - Naming of London and North-Western Engines of “ Prince of Wales ” Class, 61
  • - National Union of Railwaymen and the Military Service Act, 523
  • - National Union of Railwaymen, Retirement of Secretary, 479
  • - Naval Ambulance Train Built by London and North-Western Railway, 503
  • - Neele, Mr. George Potter, Former Superintendent of London and North-Western Railway, 37
  • - New South Wales Government Doubling Track ; other Improvements, 175
  • - New South Wales and Victoria, Question of Construction of Inter-State Railways, 109
  • - New York Central Railroad Company’s System, Illustrated History, 457
  • - New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad, Sale of Miscellaneous Scrap, 398
  • - New York Subway Fire ; All-steel Cars to be Solely used, 479
  • - New Year’s Honours, Additional, 37
  • - Nice and Cuneo Railway, Works Suspended during the War, 85
  • - North British Locomotive Company’s Engines for the London and North-Western Railway, 357, 419, 439, 479, 602 ; (Letters), 461, 478
  • - North British Railway Collision at Edinburgh, 37
  • - North British Railway Company and Private Cartage, 337
  • - North British Railway Company’s Tank Engines with Robinson Superheater, 85
  • - North British Railway Rates for Oil Transportation, 479
  • - North-Eastern Railway Driver’s Claim as Result of Hartlepool Bombardment, 457
  • - North-Eastern Railway and Jarrow Accident, 457 ; General Immunity from Accident, 61, 175, 217, 237
  • - North-Eastern Railway Staff Rewarded for Service at Jarrow Accident, 457
  • - North Staffordshire Railway Canal Haulage, 217

RAILWAYS AND TRAMWAYS (continued):

  • - North Staffordshire Railway, Chairman’s Peerage, 523
  • - North Staffordshire Railway, Reconstruction of Two Bridges over the River Dove, 197
  • - Nuneaton and Coventry Branch of London and North-Western Railway, Additional Sidings, 37
  • - Oil-burning Locomotive of the Oroya Railroad, Peru, 479
  • - Oil Carriage by the North British Railway, 479
  • - Oil Fuel on Grand Trunk Pacific in Western Canada, 419
  • - Paris, Lyons and Mediterranean Railway, Wholesale Employment of Women, 439
  • - Pennsylvania Company’s Line over the Alleghanies, Electrification, 113
  • - Pennsylvania Railroad Cars, Extraordinary Calculations, 11
  • - Pennsylvania Railroad Company s Restaurant Cars, 337
  • - Pennsylvania Railroad’s Record of Safety, 153, 399
  • - Pennsylvania Railroad, Sales of Scrap Produce Two and a-Half Million Dollars, 109
  • - Pennsylvania Railroad, Use of Vacuum Pots for Hot Coffee and other Drinks, 11
  • - Platelayers Employed on Signal Maintenance, Protest in the United States, 545
  • - Pneumatic Tools for Tamping or Packing Sleepers, 109
  • - Quintinshill Accident, Memorial in Leith to Soldiers Killed, 419
  • - Rails in the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad, 175
  • - Rails Output in United States, Statistics, 503
  • - Railway Accounts and the Vote of Credit, 295
  • - Railway and Canal Commission and the Four per Cent. Increase of Rates Case, 277
  • - Railway and Canal Commission Report, 517
  • - Railway Carriage of Goods, Rule for Claims for Non-delivery, 153
  • - Railway Conciliation Scheme Considered and Rejected, 315 ; Further Action, 377
  • - Railway Dividends Announced, 109
  • - Railway Fares and Tourist Tickets, 523
  • - Railway Labour Arbitrations in the United States, 37
  • - Railway Lighting and Hostile Aircraft, Experiments and Regulations, 419
  • - Railway Material and Rolling Stock, Exports for February, 237
  • - Railway Servants and Injury Arising from War, 457, 479
  • - Railway Servants’ Orphanage Boys with the Colours, 545
  • - Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway Converted to Narrow Gauge, 357
  • - Reduction in Passenger Train Services in War Time Partly Due to Difficulties in Maintenance of Signalling System, 149
  • - Releasing Key and Railway Accidents, 277
  • - Restaurant Car Seats on Leading Railways, Statistics, 377
  • - Restaurant Car Withdrawal on London and North-Western and Great Northern Railways and Effect on Mileage, 377, 399
  • - Restaurant Cars, Further Withdrawals from Railways, 357
  • - Restaurant Service on Midland and North- Eastern Railways, 377
  • - Ritchie Locomotive, Patent Granted in 1848, 85
  • - Road Motot, New Foden, between Newcastle Station, Belfast and County Down Railway, and Kilkeel, 197
  • - Rogers Pass Tunnel through the Selkirk Range, Steam and not Electrical Operation to be Adopted, 295
  • - Rolling Stock Expenditure by Various Companies, 377
  • - Rolling Stock and Material, Board of Trade Valuation Returns, 85
  • - Rolling Stock, Non-inflammable, and the Board of Trade, 61
  • - Roumanian State Railways and Liquid Fuel, 67
  • - Safety First, Chicago and North-Western Railway, 61
  • - Salt Lake and Ogden Railway,'Track-laying by Novel Method, 237
  • - Sanders on Locomotives, 109
  • - Scotland and Sunday Trains, Gradual Reduction, 315
  • - Scottish Express Derailed near Berwick, 457
  • - Scottish Express and Motor Vehicle at a Level Crossing, 153
  • - Scottish Passenger Train Services, Considerable Alterations, 153
  • - Sheffield District Railway and the Great Central Agreement, 357, 503
  • - Shunter’s Accident and Employers’ Liability, 109
  • - Siamese Southern Railway Mileage, 217
  • - Signal Lamps, Long-burning, on the Great Western Railway, Satisfactory in Use, 503
  • - Signals Working to Three Positions, 337, 439, 507
  • - Signalling, Automatic, for Melbourne Electrified Lines, 439, 507
  • - Sleepers, Treated and Untreated, Record of Durability in America, 257
  • - Snowstorm Delays Due to Snow in Switches and on Telegraph Wires, 197
  • - Snowstorm Interference with Railway Traffic, 277
  • - Soldiers’ Travelling Accommodation, 11
  • - South-Eastern and Chatham Station, Holborn, Low Level, 479
  • - South-Eastern Stations in South London, Some being Closed, 237 ; Complaints of Closing, 295 ; Fruitless Protest, 337
  • - South Indian Railway, Appointment of Chief Engineer, 11
  • - Southern Railway, Smartness in Transport of United States Troops to Mexico, 457
  • - Southern Scottish Companies, Three, Pooling Proposals, 419
  • - Steel Freight Cars and Corrosion Effects, 217
  • - Summer Time Change on the Railways, 457, 523
  • - Swedish East Central Railway Electrification, 315
  • - Swedish State Railways, Electrification of Line between Kiruna and Kiksgransen, 37
  • - Swedish State Railways, Use of Aga Flashlight, 419
  • - Sydney, Electric Railways Report, 545

RAILWAYS AND TRAMWAYS (continued):

  • - Tara Crew Survivors Entertained by London and North-Western Railway Company, 439
  • - Tarred Material for Road Repair, Conveyance by Railway Refused except in Owners’ Wagons, 419
  • - Telephones on the Midland Railway, G. Edmondson, 545
  • - Telescoping Risks, Anti-Collision Buffer and Interlocking Buffer Tender, J. G. Robinson, 109
  • - Top Contact Unprotected Conductor Rail for 600-Volt Traction Systems, C. H. Jones, 217
  • - Traffic Expansion Expected in Belgian Congo and Rhodesia from Increase in Mineral Production, 295
  • - Train Ferries for Service between Vancouver and Mainland of British Columbia, 145
  • - Train Services of English and Scottish Companies Further Restricted, 11
  • - Turkish Prisoner’s Belt, 217
  • - Twentieth Century Express Accident, 357
  • - Underground Railway Picture Posters Discontinued in order to Economise Paper, Labour and Expense, 549
  • - Union of South African Railways, New Machinery at Salt River, 131
  • - Union of South African Railways, Suggested Change of Authority, 337
  • - United States Cumberland Valley Railroad Safety Committee’s Post Card Warnings, 399
  • - United States and the Long and Short Ton, 503
  • - United States Railway Equipment Company to rebuild Second-hand Freight Cars for Russia, 556
  • - United States Railway Fatalities Statistics, Deaths of Trespassers, 217
  • - United States Railway Rolling Stock and Legislation ; All-Steel Percentage, 479
  • - United States Railways Fiscal Year ; Operating Expenses and Revenue, 439
  • - United States Railways Fiscal Year, Proposed Change, 237
  • - United States Railways Increased Income, 357
  • - United States Railways Receipts for December, 350
  • - United States Railways, Waste due to Divided Authority, 277
  • - Victorian Railway Bill and Provision of Rolling Stock, 277
  • - Victorian Railway Reports Favourably of Rails from Broken Hill Proprietary, 277
  • - Wages Advance in Shops of Great Western and Three Scottish Companies, 503 ; Similar Advance in North Staffordshire Company, 523
  • - Wagon Difficulties on the Caledonian and North British Railways, 61
  • - Wagon Scarcity and Railway Congestion, Government Regulations, 131
  • - Wagons, Coal, Serious Shortage on East Indian Railway, 457, 545
  • - Wagons, Open and Mineral, Pooling between Great Northern, Great Eastern and Great Central Railways, 175
  • - Wagons for Tarred Material, Nitric Acid, andc., to be Provided by Users in Future, 419, 503
  • - Walsall Station, London and North-Western and Midland Companies’ Joint Property, Almost Destroyed by Fire, 295
  • - War Bonus and Keeping Faith, 523
  • - War Destruction of European Railways and United States Hopes of Harvest Thereby, 277
  • - Waterloo Station Reconstruction Progress, 197
  • - Willesden Station Jubilee, 523
  • - Women Employed in Large Numbers on the Glasgow and South-Western and London, Brighton and South Coast Railways, 197
  • - Women as Engine Cleaners, 237
  • - Woodhead Tunnel Ventilation Improvement, 175
  • - Woolwich Tramways, Single Track to be Doubled, 419
  • RAIN-MAKING, Scientific Investigations, Work of Committee, 399
  • Razors for the Army, Lord Kitchener’s Appreciation, 277
  • Refrigerators Replaced by Cooling Cabinets, 503
  • Refuse Material Utilisation, Fuel for Gas Producers, 523
  • Reserved Occupations, Removals from and Additions to List, 315
  • Re-sharpening of Files Commercially Successful, E. R. Norris, 131
  • Revenue from the Dust-heap ; Utilisation of Residual Products, 523
  • Road Grants and Use of Pine or Crude Tar, 457
  • Road Surfaces, Concrete Expansion by Increased Moisture, 545
  • Road-Sweeping Machine, Motor, Trial in Holborn, 357
  • Roads and Motor Vehicles in the West Riding, 109
  • Roads, Tar Treatment of, 209
  • Royal Agricultural Show, 204
  • Rubber, Crude, Prices in Germany and Great Britain Compared, 419
  • Rubber Supply and Consumption in 1915, 175
  • Russia, Possibilities of British Trade, 197
  • Russian Demand for Machinery to Replace German Supplies, 294
  • Russian Directory of British Manufacturers, 193
  • Russian Empire, Natural Resources, 439

S

  • SEARCHLIGHT Outfit, 61
  • Searchlight, Oxy-Acetylene, Adopted by the Swedish Army, 175
  • Sewage Disposal and River Pollution in Dumfriesshire, 503
  • Sewage Precipitation, Reginald Brown, 216
  • Sewer Construction, Use of Electrical Energy, 503
  • Shackleton, Sir Ernest, Search for his Party, 479
  • Shell Chuck, Zylba Mercantile Company, 209

SHIPS AND SHIPPING MATTERS:

  • - Dundee, Enhanced Shipbuilding Facilities at 304
  • - Geared Turbine versus Reciprocating Engine for Ship Propulsion, J. H. Macalpine, 85
  • - Great Central Railway Steamer Immingham Sunk in the Dardanelles, 175
  • - Japanese Shipbuilding Yards, Great Activity but Dearth of Material, 544
  • - Shipbuilding in America, Possibility of Increased Output, 85
  • - Shipbuilding with Interchangeable Parts, American Idea, 109
  • - Shipbuilding Scheme at Chepstow, 545
  • - Shipbuilding in Sweden, Unprecedented Demand, 499
  • - Ships badly Wanted by British Liner and Cargo-boat Companies, 175
  • - War Removes from the Seas more than 2000 Merchant Vessels, 377
  • SIEMENS’ Woolwich Works, Jubilee Presentation at, 243
  • Silver-Palladium Alloy to Replace Platinum, 257
  • Slate Quarrying, 377
  • Smithsonian Institution’s Funds for Scientific Research, Exploration, andc., 399
  • Soap Bubble’s Long Life, 277
  • Societies—see Associations, andc.
  • Sound, Transmission, Reflection and Absorption of, by Different Materials, F. R. Watson, 315
  • Spanish Trade, Probable German Rush after the War, 257
  • Spirit, Demand for Manufacture of Explosives Causing Shortage for Industrial Purposes, 131.
  • Spontaneous Combustion of Coal in Mines, Home Office Minutes, 357
  • Standard Underground Cable Company and Standard Cable Manufacturing Company, 530
  • Steam Engine Efficiency Improved by High Pressure, 257
  • Steam Pressures, Higher, R. Cramer, 399
  • Steam Turbine Efficiency Superior to Hydroelectric Power, 503
  • Steel Helmets for British Troops, Importance of Maintaining Standard, Dr. Addison, 337
  • Stoker Gear Breakages, Method of Reducing, 333
  • Sulphate of Ammonia, Manufacture, 439
  • Sulphate of Ammonia, Suspension of Licences for Export, 175
  • Sulphate of Ammonia, Removal of Embargo, 295
  • Summer Time Act and Electricity Under, takings, 503
  • Summer Time Bill, Greatly Needed Economy, 399
  • Summer Time, Greenwich Mean Time and Meteorological Phenomena, 439
  • Sun, Total Eclipse, Astronomers’ Plans, 377
  • Switzerland, Import and Transit of Goods under Control of Society at Berne, 37
  • Synthetic Rubber, 109

T

  • TAR Treatment of Roads, 209
  • Tarring Roads, Double Advantage of Distillation Products for Explosives, and Protection of Roads, 217
  • Telegraph and Telephone Revenue Deficiency, 295
  • Telegraph Trunk Lines, Certain Taken Over by Military Authorities, 60
  • Telegraphic Communication, Storms and Advantage of Underground Wires, 357
  • Telephony, Wireless, Proposed Operation in Spain and Spanish Africa, 503
  • Telephony, Wireless, Successful Demonstration in United States, 503
  • Telescope, Largest in the World, for Victoria, 503
  • Telescopes, 6ft. and lOOin. respectively, in Canada and United States, 337
  • Textile and Dyeing Advisory Committee of Leeds Univeristy gives Useful Assistance to Government Investigation, 131
  • Timber, By-Products from Waste, in Victoria, Proposal to Train Returned Soldiers in Utilisation of, 499
  • Timber, Electrical Treatment for Repelling Attacks of Fungi, 523
  • Timber, Inland, for Colliery Use, 439
  • Timber Protection, Use of Creosotd and of Paint, 479
  • Timber, Seasoning, Method of Expediting, 161
  • Timber Supplies Within the British Isles, 503
  • Tin Exports from the United Kingdom, Conditions of Licences, 197
  • Traction Engine Driver’s Death due to Boiler Accident, 61
  • Tool-making Specialisation, Methods of Germany and United States, J. Judson, 439
  • Trade After the War, Mr. Asquith’s Statement, 337
  • Trade after the War, Ministry of Commerce Suggested, 377
  • Trailers to Tramcars, Question of Advisability in View of Shortage of Drivers, 153
  • Tramways and Cost of Permanent Way in York and Elsewhere, 419
  • Travelling Workshop for Motor Ambulances, 217
  • Tungsten Lamps—see Electrical Matters
  • Tungsten Scarcity in United States, Problematical Supply from South America, 37
  • Turbines, Large, Development in, 479
  • Turbo-generator Using Exhaust Steam, Considerable Economy Effected, 197
  • Twist Drills, Grinding of Cutting Edges, 419

U

  • UNITED STATES, Increased Prices for Articles Used on Railways, 479
  • Ural Mining Works, Dearth of Machinery without German Supplies, 197

V

  • VARNISH, Experiments for Determination of Oil and Resin, 277

W

  • WAGON, Electrically Propelled, for Tram Rails or Road, 419
  • Water Decomposition into Hydrogen and Oxygen, 523
  • Water in Mines, Removal Methods when Amount Varies, 479
  • Water Supply for Bolton, 437
  • Water Supply for Newtown, near Biddulph, Staffordshire, 523
  • Welds and Breaking Strength, H. R. Smartley, 399
  • Welding Steam Pipe Flanges, 315
  • Winnipeg’s Water Supply Brought 100 Miles by Gravitation, 399

WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY :

  • - Amateur Radio Operators, Organisation of, President Wilson, 399
  • - Australian Naval Control over Wireless Telegraphy throughout the Commonwealth, 357
  • - Dutch Amateurs, Projected Society, 337
  • - Electric Service Disturbance by Wireless Equipment, 479
  • - Funabashi, near Tokio, New Wireless Station, 237
  • - German War Messages Intercepted at 9000 Miles, 11
  • - Gramophone Records for Wireless Instruction, 257
  • - Important Results of Experiments in Italy by Senatore Marconi, 295
  • - Merchant Ships and Wireless Telegraphy, Statistics, 377
  • - Messages at 9000 Miles Distance, 503
  • - Morse Signals Reproduced by Gramophone Records, 357
  • - Radio-Telegraphic Receiver of Much Increased Power, Professor G. Brano, 61

WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY (continued)

  • - United States Regulations with regard to Installations on Belligerent Ships in their Waters, 153
  • WIRELESS Telephony in Spain, 503
  • Wireless Telephony in United States, 503
  • Wolverhampton, Shortage of Water Due to Accident, 439
  • Women in Employment of the British Westinghouse Company, Great Increase in Number, 315
  • Women Lift Workers and Need of Seats, Home Office Suggestions, 439
  • Women as Mechanics and Drivers, 479
  • Women Munition Workers, Provision of Wooden Huts for Canteens, by Y.W.C.A. 37
  • Women for Timber-felling, Lime-washing, Plumbing, andc., 523
  • Wood Pulp Export from Sweden, Talk of Prohibition, 85
  • Woolwich, Men Discharged and Women Engaged, 545
  • Workshop, Travelling, for Motor Ambulances, 217

X

  • X-RAY Operators, Methods for Protection of, 197

Z

  • ZINC Industry and Profitable Use of Sulphide Ores, 357
  • Zinc in Norway, Development of Electrical Refining, 357
  • Zinc Refining in Japan, Activity due to the War,. 315
  • Zinc, Sources of, Within the British Empire, 196

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