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The Engineer 1875 Jul-Dec: Miscellaneous Index.
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The Engineer 1875 Jul-Dec: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1875 Jul-Dec: Miscellaneous Index.
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The Engineer 1875 Jul-Dec: Miscellaneous Index.
The Engineer 1875 Jul-Dec: Miscellaneous Index.

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Agricultural Engineers’ Association, 351

Air Gas Machines, 320

Alaska Silver Mine, 264

Allan, Mr., Floating Cabin. 180, 188

Allen’s Elastic Wheels, 111

Alley, Mr., Boiler, 282

American Iron Trade, 323

American Minerals and British Ironmasters, 13

American Railways, 66

Anchor, Messrs. Barford and Perkins’ Self-Moving, Savage’s Patent. 93

Ancient Engineering, its Methods and Appliances, 333, 460 • ,

Andrews, F.R.S., Matter in the Liquid and Gaseous States, 94

Antipodes, Unionism at the. 30

Aquarium and Winter Garden at Westminster, Designed by Mr. Bedborough, 231, 234, 238, 245, 250, 258 265 272

Ashby, Jeffery, and Luke, Messrs., Haymaker, 180

Associated Marine Engineers, 5

Association, Agricultural Engineers’, 351

Association, The British Iron Trade, 429. 447

Association of Engineering and Shipbuilding

Draughtsmen, Glasgow, 373

Opening Meeting, 271

Simple and Compound High Pressure Condensing Engines, Mr. Robert Thomson, 351

Association of Foremen Engineers and Draughtsmen, The Leeds—

Dinner at the Great Northern Railway Station Hotel, 391

Association of Foremen Engineers and Draughtsmen, The London, 401

Art of Coining, Mr. Joseph Newton, A.I.C.E.. 118

History and Modern Modes of Manufacturing Watches and Clocks, Sir John Bennett, 406

Association, Manchester Steam Users’—

Deputation to the Home Secretary for Inquiry into

Boiler Explosions, 5

Report of Mr. L. E. Fletcher, 27

Association of Municipal Engineers—

Stone Breaking Machinery, Mr. Arthur Jacob, C.E., 280

Astor Library, New York, 47

Atchison Bridge, Kansas, U.S., Messrs. Coolidge and Hemberle, 58, 59, 74, 80, 100, 101

Axle Bearings, A Study on, 380, 398

Axle Breakages in Germany, 8

Axles, Belgian, 168

Axles, Testing Railway Steel, 29

Bagshaw and Son, Messrs., Compound Beam Mill Engine, 316, 319

Bailey, Mr. W. H., Bursting of Water Supply Pipes in Winter, 48

Ball Cocks, Messrs. Bullen and Aske’s High Pressure. 246

Balloon Univers, 471

Baltimore Waterworks, 406

Bankers’ Strong Room, Messrs. Hobbs, Hart, and Co., 198

Banks-women, Business Aspect of the Employment of, 46

Barford and Perkins, Messrs., Self-Moving Anchor, Savage’s Patent, 93

Barrans and Co., Messrs., 1| cwt. Single Standard Steam Hammer. 128

Bastie Process of Glass Treating, 90, 182

Batho, Mr. W. F.. and Messrs. Hayward Tyler and Co., Compound Mill Engine for Howrah, 132, 135

Belgian College for South Yorkshire, 30

Belgian Iron in England, 30, 116, 262

Belgian Iron Question Again, 116

Belgian Iron Trade, 354, 391

Belgian Tires in England, 422

Bellegarde, Application of Water Power at, 73

Bell-Signalling Apparatus, Messrs. Siemens Brothers’ Magneto-Electric, 441

Bermejo, The, 285

Berthon’s Collapsible Boats, 427

Bessemer Steel in Sweden, 53

Birkbeck Literary and Scientific Institution, 217

Birmingham Products, Good Taste in, 288

Blake, Mr. J.. Vertical Boiler, 465

Blasting in Coal Mines, 267

Boadicia, The, 200; Launch, 285

Board of Trade Surveyorships, 427

Boats, Submarine, 157

Boiler, Mr. J. Blake’s Vertical, 465

Boiler Engineering, Amateur, 64,134

Boiler Engineering, American, 254, 285

Boiler Explosion, Heathtown, 67

Boiler Explosion, The Marcasite, 23

Boiler Explosions and Coroners’ Juries, 394

Boiler Explosions, Delayed Ebullition as a cause of, 877, 398

Boiler Explosions, Steam, 5, 183

Boiler Feed Pipes, 27

Boiler fitted to the Red Rose, R.Y.S., Howard’s Safety,

Barrow Shipbuilding Company, 25, 32

Boiler, The Howard, 463, 466

Boiler Pipes, Bursting of Kitchen, 77

Boilers, American, 320, 397, 408, 453

Boilers, Corrosion of. 450

Boilers, Corrosion of Marine, 357, 377

Boilers, Naval, 63

Boilers, Priming of Steam, 279, 285, 397

Boilers, Rag, 288

Boilers, Water Tube, 302

Bolckow, Vaughan and Co., Messrs., 323

Bolt Forging Machinery, 42

Bourne, C.E., Mr. J., Recollections of Improvements which have been made in the Steam Engine during the last Half Century, 306, 350, 422, 440,462

Bourseul, M., Causes of Destruction to Wooden Posts 130

Brainerd Bridge, Mississippi, Destruction of. 118

Brake Blocks, Retarding Trains without the Application of. 61

Brakes Continuous. 1, 320

Bremner’s Steam Steering Screw, 298, 309

Bridge over the Danube Railway, 6, 8, 10

Bridge over the Severn on the Severn and Wye Railway. Mr. G. W. Keeling, C.E., and Mr. G. Wells Owen, C.E., 115, 152

Bridge at West Auckland, Old Railway, 214

Brjght Tin iu America, Manufacture of, 178

Brindley Memorial, The, 183

British Association at Belfast, 303

British Association at Bristol. Ths, 134, 803

Address of Professor Balfour Stewart, M.A., LL.D. F. R.S., to the Mathematical and Physical Section 266

Address of Mr. Froude, Section G.. 158

Address of Sir John Hawkshaw, 141, 146

Chrome Steel, Gen. II. B. Carrington, U.S. Army M.A., LL.D., &c., 178

Descrip ti®n of the Works at the Avonmouth Dock James Brunlees, C.E.,tF.G.S., 302

Machine for Obtaining j Motive Power from Wav Motion, B. Tower, 256

Methods for Giving Distinctive Characters to Light houses, Sir W. Thomson and Mr. J. Hopkinson 177

Optical Properties of a Titano-Silicic Glass, Professo Stokes and J. Hopkinson, 252

Report of the Council, 141

Report on Trades Unions, 182

Severn Tunnel. Mr. C. Richardson, Section G., 216

Steering, Joseph Woolley. LL.D., Section G., 324

Steering of Ships, Dr. Woolley, 177

Steering of Screw Steamers, Professor Osborne Reynolds. 177

Tidal Scour in Rivers, Mr. C. Richardson, 205 , Trials of Screw Steamers, Mr. W. Denny, Section G.

178

Vertical Motion of Vessels, Mr. Thorneycroft, 177

British North American Boundary Commission, 349

Bronze Field Pieces. The Return to, 235

Bruiser, Trials with H.M.S., 73

Brunlees, McKerrow, and Bell, Messrs., Proposed Alteration of London Bridge, 424

Brussels International Exhibition, 291

Bulkhead Doors, Coxhead’s Hydraulic, 181

Bulkheads. Water Tight, 251, 284

Bullen and Aske, Messrs., High Pressure Ball Cocks, 246

Burgoine, Messrs. C. and A., Royal Barge. 316

Burrell and Valpy, Messrs., Safety Wheel Tire, 465

Cabin, Allan’s Floating, 180, 188

Cabins. Floating, 200

Cable Testing,,Chain. 116

Cannel Coal at Ax well Colliery, 285

Carillon Machine, Shorediteh Parish Church, Messrs.

Gillett and Bland, 113, 114

Carillons, 181

Castalia, The, 341

Castleford and Whitwood Main Drainage Competition, 175

Causes of Destruction to Wooden Posts, M. Boursenl on, 130

Channel Tunnel, 5

Chapelhall Ironworks and the Ferrie Furnace, 77

Chimneys, Dwelling House, 220

China, Navvies for, 270

Chinese Armour-clad Vessel, Mr. J. Rennie, Architect, and Mr. J. M. Allan, Engineer, 318

Christmas Diaries, 457

Circular War Vessels, Cyclads, 459

Closed Hearth System, M. Liirmann, 290

Coal, More, 204

Coal, Spontaneous Combustion of, 136

Coal, Steam, 252

Collieries, Draining, 204

Colliers and Ironworkers, An Order of Merit for, 375

Colliery Enginemen, The Wages of, 46

Collision, The Kildwick, 186

Collisions at Sea. 29

Colls, Mr. F. W., Mercurial Safety Valve, 128

Compass, Mr. Casella’s New, 408

Competition, American, 204

Competition, French, 98

Continuous Brakes, 1, 320

Cooke and Sons, Messrs., New Electro-magnetic Clock at the London Post Office, 49

Co-operation, 213

Copyright of Designs, 66

Corrosion of Iron in Railway Bridges, Mr. W. Kent, 118

Corrosion of Metals, 200

Corrosion in Steam Pumps, 220

Cotswold Hills. 342

Coxhead’s Hydraulic Bulkhead Doors, 181

Crichton and Ciaig, Messrs., Audible Signals for Railways. 76

Crocodile, The, 328

Crose, C.E>, Mr. J R., Memoir of the Construction of a JMasonry Dam, American Society of Civil Engineers, 170, 217, 245

Crossley. Mr. W., Hot Blast Stove, Askam Ironworks, 422, 425

Croydon Town Sewage, 14

Crystal Palace School of Practical Engineering, 365, 457

Crystal Palace, Technical Education, 112

Cudworth, Mr., Express Locomotive, South-Eastern Railway, 441, 448

Cullen’s Stone Gear, Newry Foundry Company, 58. 90, 147

Cumbrae Lighthouse Removal, 362

Danube, Railway Bridge over the, 6, 8, 10 •

Darlington, Exhibition of Locomotives at, 227, 243

Darlington Railway Jubilee, 212, 228, 232

Dartmoor Field Artillery Experiments, 102, 116, 125, 152, 167, 168, 187

Davey, Mr., Hydraulic Pumping Engine, Messrs.

Hathorne, Davis, Campbell, and Davey, 214, 215

Deakin, Parker, and Co., Messrs., Compound Engine for the Manchester Corporation, 304

Deep Shafts and Mines, 386

Deutschland, The, 61

Development and Improvement?of the^Tees, 243

Diagrams, Disc, 181

Dick and Stevenson, Messrs., Apparatus for Working Steep Gradients by Locomotives, 246

Dickinson, Mr., wheel Moulding Machine, 77

Distilling Apparatus, Mr. Kirkaldy, 282

Diving Apparatus, 147

Dixon, Mr. A., Radial Arm Test or Gauge Cock, 371

Dossor, Nelson and Weddall, Messrs., Lubricators, 421

Drainage, Proposed United System of, 307

Dredgers for St. Petersburg, 328

Drills, Radial, 303

Eames Petroleum Furnace. The, 230

Earl Derby on Machines, 288

Earle’s Shipbuilding Co., 457

Ebullition, Delayed, 453 ‘v

Education, Technical, 79, 213

Elce and Co., Messrs. J., Self-acting Planing Machine, 465

Elementary Lectures for Working Men at the Townhall, Shoreditch, 362

Engine, Messrs. J. Bagshaw and Son’s Compound Beam Mill, 316, 319

Engine, Mr. Davey’s Hydraulic Pumping, Messrs.

Hathorn, Davis, Campbell, and Davey, 214, 215 j

Engine Economy, Marine, 320

Engine Economy, Steam, 303, 354, 408, 427

Engine for Egypt, 40-H.P. Horizontal, Reading Ironworks, 285, 286

Engine for Howrah, Mr. W. F. Batho and Messrs.

Hayward Tyler and Co.’s Compound Mill, 132, 135 Engine for the Manchester Corporation, Messrs.

I Deakin, Parker, and Co.’s Compound, 304

I Engine Performance, Steam, 236, 254, 408

Engine with Surface Condenser, Messrs. J. and H.

GWynne’s 30-H.P. Marine, 148, 152

Engine Tenters, Colliery, 358. 377

Engine, Willan’s Three-Cylinder, 230

Engineering in the Argentine Republic, 389

! Engineering at the Crystal Palace, 457

Engineering Improvements on the Tees, 168

J Engineering: its Methods and Appliances, Ancient, 333, 460

Engineers and Metallurgists, 394

Engineers, Naval. 288, 303, 307

Engineers in the Prussian Navy,'285

Engines, Great Northern, 274

\ Engines, Long Stroke, 269

Engines, Marine, 320

Engines, Old, 254

Engines, Quadruple, 274

Engines, Quadruple Cylinder, 203, 213

Engines, Rotary, 118

Engines, Three-Cylinder, 353, 376

Engines, Traction, 115

English Coal in Belgium. 366

English and Continental Field Guns, 459

English Steel and the ikmerican Centennial, 306 ‘

Erichsen and Maardt, Messrs.. Furnaces, 352

Exhibition of Locomotives at Darlington, 227, 243

Exhibition, The Manchester, 24, 60, 61

Exhibition, The Philadelphia, 46, 427, 450

Experimental Steam Boiler Explosions, 205

Experiments with Patent Fuel at Round Oak

Works, 388

Explosion on the Brigadier, 351

Explosions, The Late Colliery, 429

Extinction of Ships on Fire, 183

Factory Acts in Scotland, 183

Fawcett and Firth, Messrs., Double, Single, and Self-Acting Steam Hammers, 145

Feed Heating and Condensing Apparatus, Messrs.

Johnson and Allan, 282

Feed Water, 61

Field Artillery Experiments, Dartmoor/102, 116, 125,

152. 167,168, 187

Fire Boxes, Steel, 470

Fish Joints, 453

Flanging Machine, Piedboeuf’s Hydraulic, 351, 353

Floating Battery for 36in. Mortar, Mr. R. Mallet, C.E,, F.R.S., 464

Floods and Decreased River Discharge, 37, 82

Fog Homs, Automatic, 65

Foreign Boiler Legislation—Germany and Prussia, 60

Foundations in India, 267

Fox, Walker, and Co., Messrs., Locomotive for Steep Gradients, Handyside’s Patent, 163, 164

Fraserburgh Harbour, Extension of, 298

French Canals, 106

French Railway Reform, 401

French Street Tramways, 451

Frith’s Coal Cutter, 316

Fuel, Aitchison’s Peat Smelting, 303

Fuel, Gas as a, 252

Fuel, Patent, 254

Fuel, Peat, 354, 377

Fuel, Smokeless, 200

Fulton Ferry, New York, 322

Furnace, Mr. J. Ireland’s Continuous Peat Gas and

Charcoal. 468, 472

Furnaces, The Crampton, 82

Furnaces, Messrs. Erichsen and Maardt, 352

Furnaces, Supplying Air to Boiler, 98

Gas Companies, Chartered and Imperial, 287

Gas Machine, The Auto-Pneumatic, 353

Gas Machine, M’Avoy’s Auto-Pneumatic, 283

Gas, Natural, 412

Gas, Peat, 453

Gas Shadow, A, 465

Gases, Mechanical Properties of, 21, 55

Ganges Railway Bridge, 119

German Field Railway Department, 58

Gillett and Bland, Messrs., Carillon Machine, Shoreditch Parish Church, 113, 114

Girder Testing, 283

Glass, Toughened, 149, 316

Governor, Mr. Mein, 246

Greenock Harbour. 285

Gumpel Rudder, The, 326, 353

Gun, The 81-Ton. 1S6, 211, 367, 420

Gun Carriages, The Moncrieff, 385, 392, 408

Gun Gear, H.M.8. Thunderer’s Turret, 439

Gun Plough, A, 326

Guns, Breech-Loading, 64

(Juns, English and Continental Field, 459

Guns, Naval, 11

Gwynne, Messrs. J. and H., 30-H.P. Marine Engine with Surface Condenser, 148, 152

Gwynne, Messrs. J. and H., Pumping Machinery, Holland Drainage Works, 388, 395, 396

Gwynne and Co., Messrs., Pumping Machinery at the New Graving Dock, Dundee, 337, 340

Haag’s System of Warming Railway Carriages bv

Steam, 370, 377 J

Hamburgh Observatory, 74

Hamilton, C E , Mr. Schuyler, On the Fabrication of Beton Blocks by Manual Labour, American Society of Civil Engineers, 112

Hammer, Messrs. Barrans and Co.’s 11 cwt. Sino-le

Standard Steam, 128 8

Hammers. Messrs. Fawcett and Firth’s Double Single i and Selfacting Steam, 445

Haseley Waterworks, 7

Haswell. Mr. J., Narrow Gauge Locomotive, 412— (See also Working Drawing, Dec. Wth, 1875.)

Hawkshaw, Sir John, Address to the British Association, 141, 146

Haymaker, Messrs. Ashby, Jeffery, and Luke’s, ISO Hayward Tyler* and Co.’s, Messrs., Universal Pump, 220

i Hearths, Blast Furnace, 254

‘ Heath town Boiler Explosion, 67

j Hedge’s Boiler at Taunton, 61

! Hedley, Mr. R., Raising and Lowering Launches, 371 Hercules Screw Propeller, The, 326

Herzog, M., on Railways, 307

Hobbs, Hart, and Co., Messrs., Bankers’Strong Room, 19S

1 Hobson, Mr. A. H. G., Lock Nut, 441

Holstein Maritime Canal, 427

Hose Rivet, New Kind of, 2S5

• Hot Blast Pig for Refined Iron, 441

i Howard Boiler, The, 463, 466

! Howard’s 8-H.P. “ Farmer’s” Engine, Taunton Show, 28, 32

Howard’s Safety Boiler Fitted to the Red Rose, R. Y.S., Barrow Shipbuilding Company, 25, 32
How the Gulf Cyclones Travel. 433

i Hydraulic and Chain Loading Gear for Heavy Ordnance, 297

Hydraulic Machinery, 147

Imperfect Eyesight in Engine Drivers, 427

Indian Engineering College, 53, 74, 81

Indian Railways. Comparative Statement of Fuel, &c., for the Half-year ending 31st Dec., 1874, 117

Indicator, Speed, 453

Industrial Changes and Chances, 89

Industrial Enterprise in Roumania, 465

Industrial Progress in Ireland, Mr. J. F. Hodges* Address to the Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society, 405

Institute, The Iron and Steel, 126, 164, 195, 351

Designing of Ingot Moulds for Steel Rail Ingots, Mr. W. Hackney, A.l.C.E.,'222

Fire Clay and other Refractory Materials, Mr. Geo.

F. Snelus, F.C.S., 270

Further Improvements in Blast Furnace Hearths, Mr. Charles Wood, 232

High-pressure Steam and its Application to Quadruple Engines, Mr. Daniel Adamson, F.G.S., 189

Howard Boiler, Mr. D. Joy, 196

Price’s Retort Furnace, Mr. I. Lowthian Bell, M.P., F.R.S., 189

Rail Joints, Mr. Sandberg, 390, 397

Use of Caustic Lime in the Blast Furnace, Mr. I.

Lowthian Bell, M.P., F.R.S., 247

Visit to Manchester, 188, 195

Institution of Civil Engineers, 8, 27, 316, 320, 401 Brighton Intercepting and Outfall Sewers, Mr. J. G.

Gamble, B.A., A.I.U.E., 442

Experiments on the Movement of Air in Pneumatic Tubes, Mr. Charles Bon temps, 373

Manora Breakwater, Kurrachee, Mr. W. H. Price, M.I.C.E., 343

Pneumatic Transmission of Telegrams, Mr. R. S.

Culley, M.l.C.E.,and Mr. R. Sabine, M.I.C.E., 354 Institution of Engineers, The Cleveland, 354

Annual Dinner. The, 436

Institution of Marine Engineers, Proposed, 156

Institution of Naval Architects, 408

Relations existing between Shipbuilders, Shipowners, and Ship Insurers, Mr. W. M. Penning, 78 Ireland, Mineral Resources of, 411 Ireland, Mr. J., Continuous Peat Gas and Charcoal

Furnace, 468, 472

Ironclads, Circular, 168, 305, 323

Iron Coal, &c , Trades of Birmingham, &c., 19, 35, 53, 71, 87, 105, 123, 139.155. 175, 193, 209, 225, 241, 259, 277, 295, 313, 331, 347. 365, 383, 401, 417, 437, 457, 477

Iron and Coal Trade with China, 351

Iron, Corrugating, Mr. Johnson, 327

Iron Duke, The, 375

Iron, Machine-made Finished, 134

Iron Making in the Central Presidency, 116

Iron Making Experiments in India, 430

Ironmasters’ Difficulties, 46

Ironmasters and their Men, 394

Iron Mines, The Montreal, West Cumberland,’’255

Iron, Russian, 83

Iron and Steel Centres, Improvements in, 306

Iron, Swedish. 168, 200

iron Trade, The, 61, 82, 133, 150

1 ron Trade and the Floods. The, 412

Iron Trade of Germany, 441

Iron versus Steel, 47

Ironworkers. Payment of, 204

Ironworks, Day to Day Hiring, 323

Ironworks, St. Pancras, 181

Irrigation, Practical, 45

Jamin Magnet, The, 119

Japan, Blast Furnaces for, 13

Japan, Trade with, 236

Japanese Railways, 214

Johnson and Allan, Messrs., Feed-heating and Condensing Apparatus, 282

Johnson, Mr., Corrugating Iron, 327

Keeling, C.E., Mr. G. W., and Mr. G. Wells Owen, C.E., Bridge over the Severn on the Severn and Wye Railway, 145, 152

Kent,Mr. \V., on Corrosion of Iron in Railway Bridges, 118

Keokuk and Kansas City Railway, 307

Kirkaldy, Mr.. Distilling Apparatus, 282

Kettle, Successor to Mr. Rupert, 13

Kind-Chaudron System, The, 471

King’s College Scholarship, 285

Kirtley, Mr. W., Tank Locomotives, London, Chatham, and Dover Railway, Messrs. Neilson, Engineers, 410, 413, 426

Krupp Gun, The, 307

Labour Bills, The, Il

Labour and Coal, 380

Labour-saving Machine, 252

Lagging of Steam Pipes, 398

Lamp, Mr. T. Silver. 144

Lancashire Coal Field, Requirements of, 470

Landing Stage, The Liverpool, 101

Leading Articles :—

Air Pumps, 185

Amateur Boiler Engineering, 64, 134

American Competition, 204

Belgian Axles, 168

Belgian College fqr South Yorkshire, 30

Leading Articles (continued)

Belgian Iron Question again, 116

Belgian Pit Sinking, 358

Blast Furnaces Tuyeres, 252

Blast Furnaces for Japan, 13

Blast in Puddling, 93,186

Boilers of the Serapis, 269

Bolckow, Vaughan, and Co., Messrs., 324

Breech-loading Guns, 64

British Ironmasters and American Minerals, 13

British, Proposed Iron Trade Association, 429

Business Aspect of the Employment of Banks women. 46

Captain Webb’s Achievement, 220

Castalia, The, 341

Centennial Exhibition, 450

Chain Cable Testing, 116

Chartered and Imperial Gas Companies, 287

Circular Ironclads, 168, 305. 323

Coal Pit Explosion in North Wales, 412

Colliery Engine tenters, 358. 377

Colliery Explosions, The Late, 429

Collisions at Sea. 29

Collision in the Solent. 149

Coroners’ Juries’ and Boiler Explosions, 394

Corrosion of Marine Boilers, 357

Cotswold Hills, 342

Coupled Locomotives, 133

Crampton Furnaces, 82

Crewe Locomotive Works, 116

Day-to-day Hiring at Ironworks, 324

Diversion of Sewage from the Thames, 167

Draining Collieries, 204

Drainage works in Staffordshire, 64

Earl Derby on Machinery, 288

Early Locomotives, 219

Eighty-one Ton Gun, The, 186

Elimination of Sulphur from Iron, 430

Engineers in the Navy, 287

English Experience of Belgian Iron, 30

English Steel and the American Centennial, 306

Flood Warnings, 82

Floods and the Iron Trade, 412

Fog Signals, 45

French Competition, 98

Gas as a Fuel, 252

Good Taste in Birmingham Products, 288

Goods Wagons, 470

Government and the Merchant Shipping Bills, 81

Improvements in Iron and Steel Centres, 306

Indian Engineering College, 81

Iron Duke, The, 376

Iron-making in the Central Presidency, 116

Iron-making Experiments in India, 430

Iron-making Machinery, 150

Ironmasters’ Difficulties, 46

a Ironmasters’ Profit, 13

Ironmasters and their Men, 394

Iron Pyrites, 220

Iron Trade, The, 133

Iron Trade Prospects, 82

Iron Trade of the United States, 323

Kettle’s Successor, Mr., 13

Kildwick Collision, 186

Labour Bills, The, 11

Labour Saving Machine, 252

Life Rafts, 469

Locomotives, Early, 219

Locomotives, Old and New, 376

Locomotives of the Stockton and Darlington Railway, 1825 and 1875, 218

London Bridge, 469

London Street Macadamising, 375, 450

London Water Companies, 167

Long Stroke Engines, 269

Loose Screw Propellers, 430

Machine Made Finished Iron, 134

Makaroff’s Mats, 288

Manchester Sewage, 342

Marine Engines for Ships of War, 357, 375

Mechanical Aids to Puddling, 116

Merchant Shipping Legislation, 358

Metallurgists and Engineers, 394

Mineral Resources of Ireland, 411

Mineral Statistics of the United Kingdom, 430, 449

More Coal, 204

Natural Gas, 412

Naval Boilers, 63

Naval Guns, 11

Navvies for China, 270

Oil versus Gas, 450

Old and New Locomotives, 376

Order of Merit for Colliers and Ironworkers, 376

Our Navy, 203

Our Railways, 305

Paper War Ships, 219

Parliament and the London Gas Companies, 12

Payment of Ironworkers, 204

Philadelphia Exhibition, 46

Plimsoll, Mr., and the House of Commons, 82

Practical Irrigation, 45

Prices, 64

Promotion of Business by Trades Unions, 430

Quadruple Cylinder Engines, 203

Rag Boilers, 288

Railway Companies as Manufacturers, 449

Rail Slabs for Russia, 306

Railway Wagon Companies, 150

Ramming in Naval Warfare, 185

Registration of Trade Marks, 393

Requirements of the Lancashire Coal Field, 470

Return to Bronze Field Pieces, 235

Royal Agricultural Society, 97

Russian Steel Rails, 341

Sanitary Condition of the Seine, 251

Scarcity, 236

Science at Oxford, 30

Singular Announcement, Messrs. Firth and North,

and Letters Patent, 394

Steam Coal, 252

Steam Engine Performance, 236’

Steel Fire Boxes, 470

Strange Appeal, A, 270

Sub-Wealden Exploration, 30 >

Supplying Air to Boiler Furnaces, 98

Swedish Iron, 168

Taste, 236

Technical Education in Russia, 115

Testing Railway Steel Axles, 29

Thames Valley Drainage, 411

Toughened Glass, 149

Traction Engines, 115

Trade Marks, 450

Trade with Japan, 236

Unarmoured Ships, 63

Unionism at the Antipodes, 30

Unseaworthy Ships, 89, 97

Vanguard, Loss of H.M.S., 168, 236, 324

Wages of Colliery Enginemen, 46

Wages and Unionism, 450

Watertight Bulkheads, 251

What Next and Next, 470

Leeds, Proposed New Bridge in, 267

Legal Intelligence

Perkins v. The Yorkshire Engine Company, 135

Potter v. Berry, 118

Legislation, Merchant Shipping, 358

Lehigh Valley Railway, Passenger Locomotive, 24

Lespinasse Puddling Furnace, 398

Letters to the Editor :—

Air Gas Engines, Charles W. Hastings, 320

Aitchison’s Peat Smelting Fuel, Robert Ker Aitchi-son, 302

American Boiler Engineering, W. G., 254

American Boilers, K. W. Hedges, 408, 453

American Boilers, A. Marshall and Co., 285

American Boilers, W. G., 320, 397

Auto-Pneumatic Gas Machine, J. F. G. Kroms-chroder, 353

Axle Bearings, Phosphor Bronze Company, 398

Bastie, M. De la, Process of Treating Glass, David

Kirdaldy, 182

Belgian Tires, H. Seeger, 147

Letters to the Editor (continued)

Blast Furnace Hearths, C. Holste, 254

Blast Furnace Tuyeres, James Brownlee, 303

Blast Furnace Tuyeres, W. H. Heeley, 320

Blast Furnace Tuyeres, Edward Jones, 320

Blast Furnace Tuyeres, Nimrod, 303

Blast Furnace Tuyeres, R. H., 320

Blast Furnace Tuyeres, R. S., 303

Boiler Coatings, W. H. H. Villiers Sankey, 285

Bolt Forging Machinery. Charles Fairbairn, 42

British Association at Belfast, W. A. Trail], M.A.L,

303

Bursting of Kitchen Boiler Pipes, Win. Scarratt, 77

Carillons, P. W. d’A., 181

Circulating Tubes, William Pidgeon, 353

Continuous Brakes, T. Maude, 320

Copper Hose Rivets, Merryweather and Sons, 303

Copper Hose Rivets, J. Stone and Co., 320

Corrosion of Marine Boilers, 377

Cullen’s Mill Gear, Whitmore and Binyon, 90

Cullen’s Stone Gear, William Rennie, jun., 147

Delayed Ebullition, R. E. D., 453

Delayed Ebullition as a Cause of Boiler Explosions,

F. Y.. 377

Delayed Ebullition as a Cause of Boiler Explosions,

H. A. C. Mackenzie, 398

Disc Diagrams. H. Harrison, 181

Diving Apparatus, Siebe and Gorman, 147

Engine Performance, Robert Armstrong, 254

Engine Performance, Mylor Bridge, R.N., 408

Feed-water, John Watt, 61

Fireless Locomotives, T. C J., 397

Fish joints, W. Thomson, 453

Floating Cabins, P. France, 200

Fog Signals, H. Temple Humphreys, M.I.C.E., 61

Great Northern Engines, Thomas Maude, 273

Gum pel’s Rudder, Joseph Bernays, 353

Hedge’s Boiler at Taunton, K. W. Hedges, 61

Horse Rakes, Haughton and Thompson, 303 ■

Hydraulic Rams, Aries Minor, 427

Hydraulic Rams, Alfred Atkinson, 303, 354

Hydraulic Rams, Charles Louis Hett, 408

Hydraulic Rams, B Massey, 427

Hydraulic Rams, A Mathematical Vicar, 427

Hydraulic Rams, R. E. D., 377, 427

Hydraulic Rams, W. F. Roe, 320, 453

Irish Rainfall, Coorse Weather, 427

Iron Trade Prospects, Nimrod, 61

Jarrah Timber, William Eldridge, 118

Liquid Shells, C. A. M., 200, 253

Liquid Shells, John Mackintosh, 213, 253, 302

Locomotives, Fireless, 397

London Bridge, J. F. Boetius, 354

London Street Macadamising, H. C. Coulthard, 427

Manchester Exhibition, Beesley and Sons, 61

Marine Engine Economy, H. O., 320

Marine Engines, M. E., 320

Material for Construction of Piers, &c., George

Simpson, 273

Middlesbrough Iron Trade, John Jones, 118

Moncrieff Guns, A. Moncrieff, 408

Narrow Gauge Railways, W. Lauford, M.I.C.E., 398

Naval Engineers, Engineer, R.N., 303

New Kind of Hose Rivet, J. Stone and Co., 285

Old Engines, B. D. K., 254

Peat Fuel, Anti-Phosphorus, 377

Peat Fuel, Peat, 354

Peat Gas, J. Ireland, 453

Priming of Steam Boilers, E. A. Bourry, 397

Puddling at Woolwich, Vulcan, 213

Quadruple Cylinder Engines, Nevern, 213

Quadruple Engines, William Inglis, 273

Radial Drills, 1). Lavater, 303

Railway Rolling Stock, R. Price Williams, 253

Retarding Trains without the Application of Brake

Blocks. J. M., 61

Root Boilers at Sea, Brevity, 90

Root Boilers at Sea, Facts and Figures, 42

Rotary Engines, Charles E. Moss, 118

St. Pancras Ironworks, Pye, Smith, White, and

Elliot, A. S. Cameron, 181

Screw Propellers N. D. Spartali, 273

Screw Propellers, Henrietta Vansittart, 285, 408

Setting out Valve Gear, Robert Duncan. 42

Smokeless Fuel, Hardy Wells, C.E., 200

Speed Indicator, Charles E. Moss, 453

Steam Engine Economy, B. Donkin, 408

Steam Engine Economy, A Mechanical Engineer, 354

Steam Engine Economy, Sea-going Engineer, 408

Steam Engine Economy, T. Simpson, 303, 427

Steam Pumps in the American Navy, A. S. Cameron, 147

Steam Reversing Gear, Henry P. Holt, 285

Stokers in the Navy, Half Pay, 427

Stone Breakers, H. R, Marsden, 320

Sun Power, N. F. Gerard, 377

Swedish Iron, Lander and Larsson, 200

Technical Education, J. P. W., 213

Syphons, A. R. S., 453

Testing Steam Pumps, Joseph W. Banks, 200

Testing Steam Pumps, Theron Skeel, 90

Three-cylinder Engines, M. Arie, 353

Three-cyUnder Engines, John Penn and Sons, 377

Water in Aid of Steam, J. C. Bloomfield, 303

Water in Aid of Steam, John Kennedy, 303

Water Shells, F. A. Abel, 213

Watertight Bulkheads, James N. Dunstan, 284

Water Tube Boilers, John Watt, 302

Water Waste Preventer, Wallace and Connell, 182

Lewin, Mr. S., Narrow Gauge Tank Locomotive, 327

Liability of Marine Engineers, 118

Light Rafts, 469

Lightcliffe Church, Clock and Chimes at, 245

Lightning Conductors, 427

Literature :—

Autobiography of Sir John Rennie, F.R.S., 367, 431

Brinkley’s Astronomy, J. W. Stubbs, D.D., and

Francis Brunow, Ph.D., 1

Bristol and its Environs, Published under the Sanction of the Local Executive Committee of the British Association, 270

Elemente der Petrographie, Dr. A. Von Lasaulx, A.D., 99

Elements of Practical Construction, S. Downing, LL.D., 83

Engineering Papers, C. Graham Smith, 195

Examples in Heat, R. E. Day, M.A., 270

Jubilee Memorial of the Railway System, J. S. Jeans, 343

Mechanic’s Friend, W. T. Axon, M.R.S.L., F.S.S., 195

Military Travelling Carriages, Lieut. Col. F. Close, 83

Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, with other Papers, James Forrest, Assoc. Inst. C.E., 471

Plattner’s Manual of Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis with the Blow Pipe, Professor R’chter, Translated by H. B. Cornwall, A.M., and J. H. Caswell, 65

Plattner’s Manual of Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis with Blow Pipe, Professor Richter, Edited by T. Hugo Cookesley, 65

Present Practice of Sinking and Boring Wells, with Geological Considerations and Examples of Wells Executed, Ernest Spon, 324

Principles of Mechanics, T. M. Goodeve, M.A., 195

Relative Merits of Simple and Compound Engines as applied to Ships of War, Prize Essay, Niel McDougall, A.I.C.E., 342

Report of the Deputy-Master of the Mint, 1874, The Fifth, 31

Six Lectures on Light, John Tyndall, D.C.L., LL D., F.R.S., 270

Sound, John Tyndall, D.C.L., LL.D., F.R.S., 270

Transactions, of the Institution of Civil Engineers of Ireland, 83

Ure’s Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines, R. Hunt, F.R.S., and F. W. Rudlcr, F.G.S., 47

Liverpool Landing Stage, 101

Liverpool Water Supply, 472

Lloyd, W.,_ Tuyere, 334

Loan Exhibition of Scientific Apparatus, 1870, 362

Lock Nut, Mr, A. H. G. Hobson’s, 441

Locomotive, Express, South-Eastern Railway, Mr. Cudworth, 441, 448

Locomotive, The Hydraulic, 472

Locomotive, Mr. S. Lewin’s Narrow Gauge Tank, 327

Locomotive, Passenger, Lehigh Valley Railway. 24

Locomotive, London and Brighton Railway, Mr. W, Stroudlcy’s Express Passenger, 190, 202. 205

Locomotive for Steep Gradients, Handyside's Patent, Messrs. Fox, Walker, and Co., 163, 161

Locomotive, Tank, London, Chatham and Dover Railway, Mr. W. Kirtley, Messrs. Neilson, Engineers, 410, 413, 426

Locomotive Works, The Crewe, 116

Locomotives, American Light, Messrs. Porter, Bell, and Co., 351, 356, 379

Locomotives, Coupled, 133

London Bridge, 315, 354, 424, 432

Lurmann, M., Closed-hearth .System, 290

Macadamising London Streets, 375, 427, 450

M’Avoy Auto-Pneumatic Gas Machine, 283

Magnet, The Jamin, 119

Mallet, C.E., F.R.S., Mr. R. Floating Battery for 36in. Mortar, 464

Manchester Exhibition, 60, 61

Furness and Co., Messrs., Veitical Boring Machine.

Ill

Judges’ Awards, 126

Korting. M. E., Steam Jet Gas Exhauster, 92

Lynde, Mr. J. H., Valveless W^ste Water Preventer, 93

Vincent’s Bolt, Rivet, and Spike-making Machine, 92

Wilkinson and Crowther, Messrs., Safety Points, 24 Zimmermann’s Package Filling Machine, 264

1 Mann’s Boudoir Cars on the London, Chatham, and Dover Railway, 2

Marcasite Boiler Explosion, 23

Marsden’s Stone-breaking Machinery, 7

Matter in the Liquid and Gaseous States, Dr. Andrews, F.R.S., 94

Mats, Makaroff’s, 288

Mein, Mr., Governor, 246

Merchant Shipping Bill and the Government, 81

Metaline, Chemical Composition of, 56

Milling, Brewing, and Distilling Machinery at Vienna Exhibition, 300

Millwall Ironworks, 388

Mineral Oils, Experiments with, 472

Mineral Statistics of the United Kingdom, 430, 449

Mining in Algiers, 78

Miscellanea, 9, 26, 43, 57, 75, 91, 109, 127, 151,165, 179, 201, 221, 237, 249, 263, 281, 299, 317, 335, 355, 369, 387, 409, 423, 443, 467

Moncrieff Gun Carriages, 385, 392, 408

Montreal Iron Mines, West Cumberland. 255

Mountain Slip on tho Salzburg-Tiroler Railway, 13

Mowing Machines, Messrs., Samuelson and Son’s, 2-H.P, 62, 65 ’

Nara Exhibition. The, 147

Naval Warfare, Ramming, 185

Navy, Engineers in the, 287, 288

Navy, Our, 203

Neilson, Messrs., Tank Locomotive, London.Chatham, and Dover Railway, designed by Mr. W. Kirtley, 389

New and Co., Messrs., Shaping Machine, 286

New and Co., Messrs., Slotting Machine, 66

New York and Canada Railway, 67

North of England, 19, 35, 53, 72, 88,105, 124, 140. 155. 176, 209, 242, 260, 278, 296, 313, 332, 348, 366, 384, 402, 418, 437, 458, 477

Notes from Lancashire, 19, 35, 53, 71, 87, 105 12? 139

155, 175, 193, 209, 225, 241, 259, 277, 295, *313,’ 33L

347, 365,383,401,417,437,457,477

Notes and Memoranda, 9, 26, 43, 57, 75, 91 109 127 151, 165, 179, 201, 221, 237, 249, 263, 281’ 299,’ 317,’ 335, 355, 369, 387, 409, 423, 443, 467

Notes from Scotland, 20, 35, 54, 72, 87, 106, 124, 140

156, 176,‘194, 210, 225, 242, 260, 278, 296, 314.’ 332,’

348, 366, 384, 402, 418, 438, 458, 478

Notices to Correspondents, 11, 29, 45, 63, 81, 97 115 133, 149, 167, 185, 203, 219, 235, 251. 269, 287, 305. 323’. 341, 357, 374, 393, 411, 429, 449, 468

Obituary

Morandibre, M., 8

Schneider, M.E., 394

Vignoles, Mr. Charles Blacker, 359, 373

Wheatstone, F.R.S., Sir Charles, 285, 306

Oil versus Gas, 450

Owens College, 14

Owens and Co., Messrs., Accumulator Pump. Blake’s Patent, 445 •

Oxford, Science at, 30

Oxidised Money, 422

Packing of Raw Cotton, Improvements in, 386

Paper-making Grass of Algeria, 61

Paper, Manufacture of, M. Aimc Girard, 119

Parliament and the London Gas Companies, 12

Parliamentary Standing Orders, 412

Paris Clocks, 74

Paris Metropolitan Railways, 414

Parqueterie, Swiss, 67

Partridge and Cooper’s Diaries, Messrs., 386

Patent Laws, 3, 24

Patent Litigation, A New Form of, 5

Patent Office, 200

Patents, Specification of French, 321

Peacock and Sworder, Messrs., Stamp Perforating Machines, 131, 132, 147

Peat Fuel, Synoptical Table of different Mechanical Systems of Condensing Peat actually Worked, 68

Peat at the London Lead Company’s Peat Works, Utilisation of, 73

Pendred, Mr. H., on Screw Propellers, at the Society of Engineers, 336, 338, 344

Peter the Great’s Household Furniture, 5

Petroleum Furnace, The Eames, 230

Piece Work and Strikes, 454

Piedbmuf’s Hydraulic Flanging Machine, 351, 353

Pieri Rifle, The, 114, 144,145

Piers, and Materials for Construction of, 274

Pig Iron Manufacture, Progress of, 79

Pit Sinking, Belgian, 358

Planing Machine, Self-acting, Messrs. J. Elce and Co..

465 ’

Plimsoll, Mr., and the House of Commons, 82 Plumbago Mining in England, Revival of, 290 Pollution of Rivers, Mr. E. C. Potter on the, 27 Pomona Exhibition, Manchester, 128, 231

Alley, Mr., Boiler, 282

Field and Cotton, Messrs., Steam Pump, 129

Napier, Mr.. Friction Meter, 129

Prize Awards, 200

Siddelcy and Mackay, Messrs., Ice Making Machine, 129

Porcelain, American, 472

Porter, Bell, and Co , Messrs., American Light Locomotives, 351, 356, 379

Porter, Mr. R., Duplex Valve, 77

Potter, Mr. E. C., on the Pollution of Rivers, 27

Prices, 64

Prices Current of Metals,-Oils, Timber, &c. (See last page of every number). >

Priestman and Co., Messrs., Double Winch, 128

Priming of Steam Boilers, 279, 285

Private Bills of the Coming Session, 395

Private Bills in Parliament, 13, 30, 46, 05, 83, 90, 457

Profit of Ironmasters, 13

Propellers, Loose Screw, 430

Propellers, Screw, 273, 285, 408

Propellers, Screw, Mr. H. Pendred at the Society of

Engineers, 336, 338, 344 •

Puddling, Blast in, 98, 186

Puddling, Mechanical Aids to, 116

Pump, Blake’s Accumulator, Messrs. Owens and Co.. 445

Pumping Machinery, Holland Drainage Works, Messrs. Gwynne, 388, 395, 396

Pumping Machinery at the New .Graving Dock, Dundee, Messrs. Gwynne and Co., 337, 340

Pumps, Air, 185

Pumps in the American Navy, Steam, 147

Pumps, Testing Steam, 90, 95, 200

Purification of Sewage Water, 183

Pyrites, Iron, 220

Quebec Harbour, 67

Radial Arm TestAor Gauge Cock, Mr. A. Dixon, 17

Rail Slabs for Russia, 306

Railway Companies as Manufacturers, 449

Railway, The First, 262

Railway Matters, 9, 26, 43, 57, 75, 91, 109, 127,151,165, 179, 201, 221, 237, 249, 263, 281, 299, 317, 335, 355, 369, 387, 409, 423, 443, 467

Railway Rolling Stock, 125

Railway Wagon Companies, 150

Railway Working Expenses, 362

Railway Works, New, 298

Railways in Italy, 401

Railways, Narrow Gauge, 398

Railways, Our, 305

Rainfall, Irish, 427

Raising and Lowering Launches, Mr. R. Hedley, 371

Rakes, Horse, 303

Rams, Hydraulic, 303, 320, 354, 377, 408, 427, 453

Reading Ironworks, 40-H.P. Horizontal Engine for

Egypt, 285, 286

Recollections of Improvements in the Steam Engine during the last Half Century, Mr. J. Bourne, C.E., 306, 350, 422, 440, 462

Registration of Trade Marks, 23, 89, 390, 393

Regulation Works on the Danube, near Vienna, 360 .

Relations existing between Ship Builders, Ship

Owners, and Ship Insurers, Mr. W. M. Penning on the, 78

Retort Charging and Drawing Apparatus, 444, 446

Reversing Gear, Steam, 285

Rifle, The Pieri, 114, 144, 145

Rivers Pollution Commission, 358, 367, 386, 419, 450, 471

Rivets, Copper Hose, 303, 320

Rolling Forty-eight feet Rails, 49

Rolling Stock, Railway, 125, '253 «

Root Boilers at Sea, 42, 90

Royal Agricultural Society’s Show, 21, 37, 97

Ashby, Jeffery, and Luke, Messrs., Haymaker, 180

Aveling and Porter, Messrs., Steam Ploughing

Engine, 93, 96

Davey, Paxman, and Co., Messrs., Vertical Engine and Boiler, 66

Hayward Tyler and Co., Messrs., Universal Steam Pump with External Slide Valve, 42

Hedges and Co., Messrs., Boiler, 38

Hindley, Mr. E. S., Vertical Engine, 58

Howard, Messrs. J. and F., 8-H.P. “Farmer’s”

Engine, 28, 32

Marsden, Mr. H. R., Ballasting Machine, London and North-Western Railway, 76

Nalder, Messrs., Self Feeder and Guard, 22

Plan of the Show Ground at Taunton, 14

Prize Horse Rakes, 162

Results of Preliminary Dynamometer Tests of 1-H.P.

Mowing Machines, 39

Thrashing Machine Guards and Feeders, 40, 41, 42, 44

Royle’s Steam Trap, 144

Rudder, The Gumpel, 326, 353

Russia, Technical Education in, 115

Russian Manufactories, 135, 136

Sale of Machine Tools at Manchester, 413

Salzburg-Tiroler Railway, Mountain Slip on the, 13

Samuelson and Son, Messrs., 2-H.P. Mowing Machine,

62, 65

Saving Life at Sea, 7

Scarcity, 236

Scientific Education, 213

Screw Propeller, The Hercules, 326

Seine, Sanitary Condition of the, 251

Serapis, Boilers ofathe, 269

Settle and Carlisle Railway, 56

Settons Reservoir, France, 107, 110

Sewage, Manchester, 342

Sewage from the Thames, Diversion of, 167

Shah, H.M.S., 457

Shaping Machine, Messrs. New and Co., 286

Shearing 3in., Cables, Messrs. Tangye Brothers, Hydraulic Shears for, 379

Sheffield District, 20, 35, 54, 71, 88, 105, 128, 139, 156, 176, 194, 210, 226, 241, 259, 277, 295, 314, 331, 347, 365, 383, 401, 417, 437, 457, 477

Shells, Liquid, 200, 213, 253, 302

Shipments of Goods to the Centennial Exhibition, 267

Ships, Paper War, 219

Ships’ Pumps and Fire Engines, 451

Ships’ Pumps, Messrs. Stone and Co., 452

Ships, Steel, 90

Ships, Unarmoured, 63

Ships, Unseaworthy, 97, 98

Ships of War, Marine Engines for, 357, 375

Shirt, The Patent One-tailed, 217

Siemens’ Brothers, Messrs., Magneto-Electric. Bell-

Signalling Apparatus, 441

Signals, Fog, 45, 61

Signals for Railways, Messrs. Crichton and Craig’s, Audible, 76 . •

Silver Bath from Ditch Water, 378

Silver, Mr. T., Lamps, 144

Slag Bricks to Crushing Strains, Resistance of, 441

Slotting Machine, Messrs. New and Co., 66

Smithfield Club Show, 403

Baker’s Patent Feeder, 403

Carter’s Disintegrator, 421

Davenport’s Latch, 403

Dietz’s Boiler, 403

Ellis and Co.’s Drill, 421

Hornsby and Sons’ Paragon Mower, 407

Nalder’s Thrashing Machine, 403

Pearn’s Donkey Pump, 403

Powis and Co.’s Combined Sawing Machine, 403

Robey and Co.’s 6-H.P. Traction Engine, 428, 432, 433

Sinkwell and Tooley’s Elevating, Shooting, and Unloading Machine, 421

Small’s Horse Groomer, 421

Wallis and Steevcn’s Thrashing and Finishing Machine, 406

Wurr and Lewis’ Combined Sawing Machine, 403

Societies, Midland, 23 _

Society, The Chemical :—

Achrematite, Prof. J. W. Mallet, 50

Action of Chlorine on Acetanide, Dr. E. W. PreVost, 50

Action of Nitric Acid on Copper, Mercury, &e., Air.

J. J. Ackworth, 50

Action of Potassie Sulphite on the Haloid Derivatives of Phenol, Dr. H. E. Armstrong and Mr. G. Harrow, 447

Alkaloids contained in the Aconites, Part I., Dr.

C. R. A. Wright and Mr. G. H. Beckett, 361

Bismuthiferous Tesseral Pyrites, Dr. W. Ramsey, 433

Certain Bismuth Compounds, Mr. M. M. P. Muir, ; 433

Certain Sources of Error in the Ultimate Analysis of Organic Substances containing Nitrogen, Mr.

G. S. Johnson, 433

Compounds of Ether with Anhydrous Metallic Chlorides, Mr. P* P. Bedson, 447

Decomposition of Alcohol and its Homologues, by the Joint Action of Aluminium and its Halogen Compounds, Dr. J. H. Gladstone and Mr. A. Tribe,

Decomposition of Stearic Acid by Distillation under Pressure, Mr. G. Johnston, 361

Decomposition of Water by the Joint Action of Aluminium and Aluminium Iodide, Bromide, Chloride including Instances of Reverse Action, Dr. J. H. Gladstone and Mr. A. Tribe, 50

Ethyl-phenyl-acctylene. Mr. T. M. Morgan, 398

Fluorides of Arsenic, Phosphorus and Iodine, Mr. R. W. E. Mclvor, 361

Formation of Coumarine, Cinnamic, and other similar Acids, Mr. W. H, Perkin, 398

Incense Resin, Mr. C. E. Groves and. Dr. J. Sten-lionsc 433

Iodides of Antimony, Mr. R. W. E. Mclvor, 361

Isomeric Terpenes and their Derivatives, Part V.,

Dr. C. R. A. Wright and Mr. G. H. Beckett, 361

Liquid Carbon Dioxide in Mineral Cavities, Mr. W. Noel Hartley, 398

Narcotine, Cotarnine, and Hydrocotarnine, Dr. C.

R. A. Wright and Mr. G. H. Beckett, 398, 447

Nitrosyl Bromide, and on Sulphur] Bromide, Mr.

M. M. P. Muir, 50

Note on.the Action of Nitric Acid on Tribromophenol, Dr. H. E. Armstrong and Mr. G. Harrow, 447

Notes on the Chemistry of Tartaric and Citric Acid, Mr. R. Warrington, 50

Observations on Variations in the Composition of River Waters, Mr. J. Andrews, 447

Occurrence of Native Calcium Chloride at Guy’s

Cliffe, Mr. ,T. Spiller, 433

Reaction of Tungsten, Professor Mallet, 50

Sebates of the Alcoholic Series, Mr. E. Neison, 447

Simple Form of Gas Regulator for Maintaining

Constant Temperature, Mr. F. J. M. Page, 361

Spongy Iron, Mr. Gibbs, 244

Tolylphenyl, a New Hydrocarbon, Mr. T. Carnelly, 361

Society of Civil Engineers, The American

Fabrication of Bcton Blocks by Manual Labour, Mr.

Schuyler Hamilton, C.E., 112

Form, Weight, Manufacture, and Life of JRails, Mr.

Ashbel Welsh, C. E., 99

Memoir of the Construction of a Masonry Dam, Mr.

James R. Crose, C.E., 170, 217, 245

Society of Civil Engineers, Paris, 401

Society, Edinburgh and Leith Engineers’,

Education of a Civil Engineer, Mr. Graham Smith, 342 •

Society of Engineers, 178

Charging and Drawing Gas Retorts, Mr. F. W.

Hartley, 446

Government Brake Trials, Mr. Thomas Maude, 289, 308

Screw Propellers, their Shafts and Fittings, Mr.

Hamilton W. Pendred, 321

Society, King’s College, Engineering

Cement and Concrete, Mr. W. Led with, 343

Coffering and Tubbing Pit Shafts, Air. T. H. Bailey, 406

Light-houses and Light-ships, Mr. H. D. Fabricius, 433

Liverpool Landing Stage, Mr. R. L. Tapscott, 307

Locomotive, Mr. A. H. Leaf, 401

Marine Engineering, Mr. W. Bouchier, 359

Railway Time Tables, Mr. Crompton, 291

Severn Tunnel, Mr. Mackworth, 326

Tunnelling, Mr. J. B. Little, 373

Society, Manchester Scientific and Mechanical Combustion of Oils for the Generation of Steam,

Mr. W. Gadd, 50

Sea Telegraphy in Special Relation to the Loss of the Vanguard, Mr. W. H. Bailey, 473

Society, The Meteorological, 53

Continuous Self-registering Thermometer, W. Harrison Cripps, 368

Moon’s Influence in Connection with our Extremes of Temperature, Mr. George D. Brumham, F.D.S., 471

Rainfall at Calcutta, Mr. R. Strachan, F.M.S., 471

Reduction of Barometric Readings, with a Form of Table for Combining the Corrections of Index Error, Temperature, and Altitude, W. Marriott, F.M.S., 368

Registration of Sunshine, Mr. R. H. Scott, 471

Self-regulatingAtmometer, S.H.Miller, F.R.A.S., 368

Use of the Rotary Thermometer, Mr. R. H. Scott, F.R.S., 471

Society.of Municipal Sanitary Engineers ;—

Bursting of Water Supply Pipes in Winter, Mr. W.

H. Bailey, 48

Society, The Royal, 343

Society, The Royal Agricultural, 97

Society of Telegraph Engineers

Soiree, 451

Solent, Collision in the, 149

South Kensington Museum, 7, 23,76, 91, 106, 124, 136, 147, 176, 194, 205, 226, 242, 254, 278, 289, 307, 321, 339, 365, 377, 401, 417, 420, 457

South Wales Colliery Explosions, 412

South Wales Coal Question, 79

Specifications of French Patents, 230

Spontaneous Combustion of Coal, 136

Staffordshire Drainage Works, 64

Stamp Perforating Machines, Messrs. Peacock and Sworder, 131, 132, 147

Steam Machinery of the Navy, 372

Steam, Superheated, 419, 439

Steel Fire Boxes, 254

Steel, Hard, versus Soft, 321

Steel Rails, Russian, 341

Steering Screw, Bremner’s Steam, ,293, 309

Stockton and Darlington Railway Locomotives in 1825 and 1875. 218

Stokers in the Navy, 427

Stone Breakers, 320

Stone-breaking Machinery, Mr. Marsden, 7

Stone Gear, Cullen’s, Newry Foundry Co., 58, 90, 147

Stone and Co., Messrs., Ships’ Pumps, 452

Stove, Mr. W. Crossley’s Hot Blast, Askam Ironworks, 422. 425

Strike in South Wales, 164

Strike in Warwickshire. 187

Strikes in the States, 362

1 Stroudley, Mr. W., Express Passenger Locomotive, London and Brighton Railway. 199, 202. 205

Stroudley, Mr. W., Tender for Express Engine, Loudon, Brighton, and South Coast Railway, 247, 268, 270

Sub-Wealdcn Explorations, 30, 264

Sulphur from Iron, Elimination of, 430

Sun Power, 377

Superheated Steam, 419, 439

Swedish Boiler Plates, 230

Syphons, 453

Tangye Brothers, Messrs, Hydraulic Shears for Shearing Sin. Cables, 379

Tank Locomotive, London, Chatham, and Dover Railway, Mr. W, Hartley, Messrs. Neilson, Engineers, 389

Tasmanian Tin, 213

Taste, 236

Tees, Development and Improvement of|the, 243

Telegraph Poles in Persia, 373

Telegraph System, A New, 213

Tender for Express Engine, London, Brighton, and South Coast Railway, Mr. W. Stroudley, 247, 268, 270

Testing Alloys, 79

Thames Tunnel, The Proposed, 436

Thames Valley Drainage, 264, 328, 411

Thorneycroft, Messrs. J., Torpedo Boat for tho Austrian Government, 204

Thunderer, The, 132

Thunderer’s Turret Gun Gear, II.M.S., 439

Timber, Jarrah, 118

Tires, Belgian, 147, 32S

Torpedo Boat for the Austrian Government, Messrs. J.

Thorneycroft, 204

Torpedoes, 157

Toughened Glass, 149, 316

Tower Subway, 156

Trade Marks, 450

Trade Marks, Registration of, 23, 89, 390, 393

Trades Unions, Promotion of Business by, 430

Tramway Rail Cleaner, 217

Trap, Royle's Steam, 144

Trials with H.M.S. Bruiser, 73

Trial of the Pyx, 169

Tubes, Circulating, 353

Tuileries, Restoration of, 236

Turkish Navy, The, 373

Turning Chilled Wheels, Mr. W. W. Lobdcll at the Car-builders’ Association, 433

Tuyere, Mr. Lloyd, 304

Tuyeres Blast Furnace, 252, 279, 303, 320

United States*‘Government Boiler Testing Experiments, 147

Valve, Mr. F. W. Colls’ Mercurial Safety, 128

  • Valve Gear, Setting out. 42

Valve, Mr. R. Porter's Duplex, 77

Vanguard, Loss of the, 168, 184, 186, 236, 256, 285, 21

Ventilation of Cleveland Iron Mines, 401

Vesuvius, 471

Victoria, The Labour Market in, 316

Vienna Exhibition of Milling, Brewing, and Distilling Machinery, 300

Virginia City, 438

Wages and Unionism, 450

Wagons, Goods, 470

Wagtail, Steam Canal Tug, Messrs. Wilson and Co., Engineers, Mr. St. Claire J. Byrne, Naval Architect, 374, 379

Wales and the Adjoining Counties, 20, 35, 54, 72, 88, 106, 124, 140, 156.194, 210, 226, 242, 260, 278, 296, 314 332, 348, 366. 384, 402, 418, 438, 458, 478

Wallace, Mr. J , On certain New Forms of Bunsen Burner, Newcastle-on-Tyne Chemical Society, 87 144

Warming Railway Carriages by Steam, Haag’s System, 370, 377

Waste of Coal in Cornish Mines, 213

Waste Water Preventers, 182

Water in Aid of Steam Power, 261, 303

Water Power at Bellegarde, Application of, 3

Waterworks Improvements, 131

Webb’s Achievement, Capt., 220

Welsh, C.E., Mr. Ashbel, On the Form, Weight, Manufacture, and Life of Rails, American Society of Civil Engineers, 99

Westminster Royal Aquarium and Winter Garden, Designed by Mr. A. Bedborough, 231, 234, 238, 245, 250, 253, 265, 272

West’s Retort Charging and Drawing Apparatus, 414, 446

West wood and Bailey, Messrs., Iron Bridge for Ceylon, 175

Wheel Moulding Machine, Mr. Dickinson, 77

Wheel Tire, Messrs., Burrell and Valpy’s Safety, 465

Wheels, Allens Elastic, 111

White Brass, 76

Wigan Boiler Explosion, 90

Willan’s 3-Cylinder Engine. 230

Wilson and Co., Messrs., Steam Canal Tug Wagtail, Mr. St. Claire J. Byrne, Naval Architect, 374, 379

Winch, Messrs., Priestman and Co.’s Double, 128

Woolwich Explosion, 5

Woolwich, Puddling at, 213

Working Steep Gradients by Locomotives, Messrs.

Dick and Stevenson’s Apparatus for, 216

Wrecks, 1873-4, 175

Yorkshire College of Science, 248

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