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A

  • ABERDARE Merthyr Colliery Re started. The 100
  • Aberdeen, Graving Dock at, 482
  • Abernant Colliery Disaster, Report on the, 606
  • Accelerity Diagram of the Steam Engine, Mr. Macfarlane Gray, 409
  • Accidents and Casualties in 1896, Railway Returns to the Board of Trade of, 549
  • Accident, Cleveland Tram Car, 43
  • Accident at Coldrenick Viaduct, The Fatal, 291
  • Accident, Colliery, 558, 570
  • Accident, Colliery, at Dover, 263
  • Accident to the “ Corrientes,” Torpedo Destroyer, 301
  • Accidents and Deaths in the Mines and Quarries of Great Britain, Return of, 95
  • Accident at the Eiffel Tower, New Brighton, 95
  • Accident, An Extraordinary, 532
  • Accident, Menheniot Viaduct, 628
  • Accident in a Mill near Lyons, 570
  • Accident, Mines, Garth Pit, 620
  • Accidents, Railway, 95, 163
  • Accident, Railway, Burntisland, 60
  • Accident, Railway, on the Cambrian Line, 620
  • Accident, Railway, due to Fracture of Couplings, 513
  • Accident, Railway, Glazebrook Junction, 341 ,
  • Accident, Railway, India, 57 | .
  • Accident, Railway, in Ireland, 237
  • Accident, Railway, on the London and South- . Western, 461
  • Accident, Railway, Manchester, 35
  • Accident, Railway, Neath and BrecoD, 513
  • Accident, Railway, Oporto Tunnel, 35
  • Accident, Railway, Pitsea Junction, 593
  • Accident, Railway, at Rothbury, 199
  • Accident, A Runaway Boiler, 199
  • Accident, Tunnel, Mentone, 593
  • Accidents, Railway, in the United States, Monthly Records, 7, 35, 199, 263, 373, 461, 593
  • Accident, Railway, Welshampton, 623, 626
  • Accrington, Railway Accident at, 291
  • Accumulator, The Ribbe, 408
  • Accuracy in Engineering Tests, 596
  • Acetone a Good Solvent for Acetylene, 391
  • Acetylene, Carbide of Calcium and, 51
  • Acetylene, The Dangers of, and what they are Dependent on, 109
  • Acetylene Gas, Comgreavcs Works, Plant for Making, 124
  • Acetylene Gas, Mr. Le Neve Foster on, 400
  • Acetylene Gas to Lightships and Buoys, Adapt¬ability of, 413
  • Acetylene Gas Producers, 53
  • Acetylene Gas for Railway Carriages, 35
  • Acetylene, Laboratory Use of, 342
  • Acetylene in Laboratories, Mr. H. G. Süderbaum on the Use of, 513
  • Acetylene, The Manufacture of, 189
  • Acetylene, Ratio of the Two Specific Heats of,
  • Addison, Lieut-Col., Reports to the Board of Trade, 7
  • Addison, Lieut.-Col., Report on the Manchester Railway Accident, 35
  • Adhesion, A Question of, 170, 213, 601
  • Admiralty Requirements and the Contractors, 513
  • Admiralty Steam Pinnace, 444
  • Adulteration of Rubber on the West Coast of Africa, 641
  • Aeronautics, Proposed Journal of, 237
  • Aerostatic Ascents, International, 237
  • Africa, Railway Extension from the Loanda Ambaca Terminus, 413
  • Africa, Traction Engines in South, 213
  • African Lake and River Navigation, Steamers for, 94
  • African Trans-Continental Telegraph Company’s Line, Another Section of Opened, 217
  • Agave, Fibre, Export and Uses of, 199
  • Agricultural Implements in Russia, 2, 372
  • Agricultural Implements at Vera Cruz, Demand for, 443
  • Agricultural Machinery in Bulgaria, Opening for British, 431
  • Agricultural Machinery in East Europe, 324
  • Agricultural Machinery in Russia, 2
  • Agricultural Machines, Bath and West and Southern Counties Show, 548
  • Air-compressing Plant, Hydraulio, 685, 626
  • Air Compressor for Pneumatic Tools, 173
  • Aird’s “ Express” Pipe Joint, 408
  • Air Ship, Herr Woelferi’s Fatal Experimental Ascent, 620
  • Air Ship from Nashville, Ascent of an, 593
  • Alabama Iron to England, Delivery of, 400
  • Alabama Iron, Foreign Demand for, 31
  • "Alabama" and the “Prince George,” The, 335
  • “Alabama,” United States Battleship (Supple- ml, April 9th, 1897), 361
  • Albert Medal, The, 228
  • Albion, The Cambrian Engine, 167
  • Albion Locomotive, The, 198
  • Aldersgate-street Explosion, The, 515
  • “Alfred Hickman, Limited,” Important Amalga¬mation, 354
  • Allen, Mr. W. D., References to, 203
  • Allen, Son, and Co., Messrs. W. H., Electric Lighting Plant for Ships of War, 436
  • Allis Company, The E.P. Engine for Belt Driving,
  • Alloys for High Grade Steel Castings, 291
  • Alloys, Japanese, 109
  • Alloys, Prof. W. Chandler Roberts-Austen, Lectures on, 272
  • Alloys, Research Committee, Fourth Report to the, 164, 176, 190, 224
  • Alpe Manufacturing Syndicate, Particulars re¬lating to, 278
  • Alternate Current Switch Gear, On, 125
  • Altschul, Mr. Rudolf, Covering Composition for Ships’ Bottoms, 461
  • Aluminium, Action of Carbon Monoxide and Dioxide on, 163
  • Aluminium Bed plate, Messrs. Mills & Co., 504 509
  • Aluminium in Contaot with Mercury Eineri- ments with, 57 r
  • Aluminium Helmet, A New, 413
  • Aluminium Hydrate, The Formation of, 57
  • Aluminium, New Use for, reported from France, 570
  • Aluminium, its Present and Future, 335, 405, 503, 529
  • America, Census of the Unemployed in, 312
  • American Air Power Company, Compressed Air Cars, 217
  • American Battleships, New, 20, 361, 412
  • American Bicycle Tube Manufacture, 403
  • American Competition, 295
  • American Competition in the Steel Trade, 179
  • American Corn Pith Cellulose, 9
  • American Electric Carriage, An, 8
  • American Engineering News:
  • 45, 71, 97,124,177, 251, 277, 305, 375, 423, 556, 604, 627
  • American. English Railway Bridges, 640
  • America, Export Trade of, in Sewing Machines,
  • American Export Trade, The United Kingdom the Best Customer, 319
  • American Gould Continuous Vestibule Trains in Great Britain, 73
  • American Lakes, Car Ferries of the, 132
  • American Liner “Paris,” The, 74
  • American Liner "St. Paul,” The, 6
  • American Locomotives for China, 423
  • American Locomotive Engines, 399
  • American Locomotives, Fire - boxes of, too Small, 7
  • American Locomotives for Japan, 375
  • American Locomotives, Ratios in, 447
  • American Locomotive Performance, 348, 352, 394, 434
  • American Machine Tools, Some, 59, 62
  • American Merchant Shipping, 298
  • American Native Modesty on Automatic Ma¬chinery, 620
  • American Notes:
  • 22, 74,127, 155, 201, 228, 254, 280, 308, 332, 856, 378, 402, 426, 476, 500, 526, 558, 580, 606, 630, 653
  • American Pig Iron Competition, The, 474
  • American Railway Tools, 589
  • American Standard Rails, 448
  • American Steam Engines for Australia, 641
  • American Steam Yachts, 245
  • American Steel Rail Trade, The, 240
  • American Tariff Bill, Relative to the Now, 354
  • American Tariff, The New, 304, 306, 307
  • American Tariff 1 What of the, 272
  • American Tools, and Why they Come from the United States, 605
  • American (South) Trade, 516
  • American Tramway Tunnel, An, 410
  • American Winding Engino, An, 159, 168
  • Amman Iron and Tin-plate Works, Sale by
  • Auction of, 280 Ammonia, Sulphate of, 212
  • Anchor, Folding and Collapsible, 47
  • Anderson, Mr. James, His Appointment at Stockton, 73
  • Andrews, Mr. L , on Alternate Current Switch Gear, 125
  • Anglesea, Light Railways for, 319
  • Anglo-American Oil Company’s Business, Mr. Shaw’s Statements Concerning, 341
  • Anglo-Swedish Steel Tube Company’s Annual Meeting, The, 252
  • Angus, Mr. Fred, Folding Anchor, 47
  • Anti-fouling Composition on the “Scotia,” Ex¬plosion of, 57
  • Antwerp Dock Accommodation, Extension of, 3
  • “ Aorangi,” s.s., 293
  • Appleyard, Mr. W. P., Ccpper Sheathed Passenger Coach, 261
  • Apprentice Boys in Railroad Shop?, 288
  • Aqueduct, Nashua, 71
  • Arch Construction, On the Monier System of, 252
  • Archibald’s Life Buoy, 301 Argentine Destroyer “Corrientes,” 165
  • Argentine, Patents and Trade Marks in the, 80
  • Argentine Republic, Coal Machinery, &c., in, 371
  • Argentine Torpedo Boat Destroyer at Buenos
  • Ayres, Arrival of, 95 Argentine, Trade in the, 80
  • Argon, Messrs. Trowbridge and Richards’ Experi¬ments on, 217
  • Armour for her Majesty’s First-class Battleships,
  • Armour for the “ Kearsage ” and " Kentucky,” 4
  • Armour-piercing Capped Shot, Johnson’s, 110
  • Armour Plates, Electrically Annealing, 446
  • Armour Plates, English and Foreign, 416
  • Armour Plates, Krupp Thin, 634
  • Armour Plate Prices in the U.S., 441
  • Armour Plate Rolled in the Queen’s Presence, 557
  • Armour Plato Tested, Nickel Harveyised Steel, 461
  • Armour Plate, Trial of Cammell's 6in. Plates, 84
  • Armour Plate, Vicker’s din. after Trial, 437
  • Armour Plate in tho U.S., Mr. Chandler and the Price of, 137
  • Aimour Plates? Who was the Pioneer of, 107
  • Armour Plates, Witkowitz Steol, 610, 611
  • Armour and Shot, British and Fore’gD, 369
  • Armour Test, “ Kearsage,” 586
  • Armour Trial, A Russian, 213
  • Armoured Express Burglar Proof Cars, Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railway, 291 Armstrong, Captain, 605
  • Armstrong, Mr. George, His Retirement, 124
  • Armstrong, Whitworth, and Co., Lim., Messrs., 146
  • Armstrong and Sir Joseph Whitworth and Co., Amalgamation of the Firms of Sir W. G., 179
  • Armstrong, Whitworth, and Co., Lim., Sir W. G.,
  • Activity in the Various Departments of the Works, 377
  • Armstrong and Co., Lim., Sir W. G., Change of the Company’s Name, 203
  • Armstrong and Co., Lim., Sir W. G., Chilian Cruiser " Esmeralda,” 320
  • Army Armament Artificers, 240
  • Army Railway Council, An, 339
  • Army Signalling and its Use in War, 455, 468
  • Arnold and Knowles, Messrs., Experiments on the Permeability to Furnace Gases of Clay Crucibles, 479
  • Arrol and Co., Lim., Sir W., Redheugh Bridge, Newcastle-on-Tyne, 199
  • Art and the Motor Car, 597
  • Artificial Coal Convention, Production and Sale of the, 204
  • Artil'ery in the Greco-Turkish War, 442
  • Asbestos, Experiments of Fireproof Materials made from, 559, 570
  • Asbestos, Mercury and Arsenic, Mr. W. R. . Baldwin-Wiseman, 354
  • Ashburnham Tin-plate Works, Auction of, 426
  • Asphalt for Pavements, Towns that Employ, 551
  • Aspinall, Mr., On Petroleum as Steam Engine Fuel, 538
  • Assam-Bengal Railway, Construction Work on the, 583, 609, 633
  • Asselot, M., llis Method of Rendering Celluloid Uninflammable, 83
  • Associated Chambers of Commerce Invited to meet at Middlesbrough, 253
  • Association, British Iron Trade:
  • Presidential Address of Mr. Alfred Baldwin, 485
  • Association, Cleveland Blast Furnace- men’s :
  • Members Give in their Notices to Cease Work if the Employers do not Grant the Eight Hours Day, 401
  • Association, British Steel Smelters’ Amalgamated:
  • Operations of the Society during the Past Year, 401
  • Association, British —of British Association.
  • Association, The Cased Tube Manu¬facturers:
  • Advance in Wages, Further, 152
  • Association of Civil Engineering Stu¬dents, Manchester:
  • Monier System of Arch Construction, Mr. W. B. Worthington on the, 252
  • Reconstruction and Erection of Latchford Lock Gates, Mr. R. H. Garvie, 199
  • Visit to the Headquarters cf the Manchester ’ Fire Brigade, 499
  • Association, The Cleveland Iron¬masters :
  • Exhibit Representative of the Cleveland Indus¬tries for the Brussels Exhibition, 425
  • Association, The Coalowners’:
  • Annual Meeting, 280
  • Association of Engineers, The Man¬chester:
  • Inaugural Address of the President, Mr. Joseph Nasmith, 71
  • Efficiency and Management of Steam Boilers, Mr. E. J. Duff, 124, 137
  • Forty-first Annual Dinner, 223
  • Sir William Bailey’s Remarks at the Annual Dinner, 202
  • Transmission of Heat through Surfaces, Mr. O. M. Row on the, 252
  • Use of High-speed Engines for Mill Work, Mr. Mark Robinson, 306
  • Association of Foremen Engineers and Draughtsmen, The London:
  • Experience of a Foreman in the Operation of Technical Education in the Workshop, Mr.W. P. Heath, 387
  • Forty-Fourth Anniversary Festival, 500
  • Monthly Meeting, Balance-sheet Discussed, 61
  • Association of Gas Managers, The Midland :
  • Carburetted Water Gas Manufacture, Mr. J. i Young on 252
  • Association of Geologists:
  • Latest Circular of, 321
  • Association, The Manchester and Nor¬thern Counties Federation of Coal Traders:
  • Siding Rent Question, The, 202, 203
  • Association, The Iron Trades Em¬ployers’ :
  • Re-organisation of the Manchester Branch of, and its Title, 424
  • Association of Mechanical Engineers, The Birmingham:
  • R^oes and Rope Driving, Mr. G. H. Kenyon,
  • Seventh Annual Dinner, 200
  • Association of Municipal and County Engineers, The Incorporated :
  • Construction of the Most Recent Flood-prevention Works at Eastbourne, Mr. Gloyne,
  • 598
  • Dover Corporation Electric Tramways, Mr. H. E. Stilgoe, 431
  • Groynes, Mr. A. T. Walmisley, 431
  • Market Harborougb, Mr. H. G. Coates on the Public Works of, 484
  • Municipal Works of Llandudno, Mr. E. Paley Stephenson, 626
  • Ripon City Sewerage and Sewage Disposal Works, Mr. H. A. Johnson, 484
  • Ripon, Twenty-five Years of Municipal Work in the City of, Mr. W. Edson, 484
  • Some of the Public Works of Dover, Mr. H. E. Stilgos, 431
  • Twenty-third Voluntary Pass Examination for the Office of Municipal Engineers and Surveyors to District Councils, 342
  • Association, Municipal Electrical:
  • Provisional Programme of the Second Annual, Convention, 576
  • Association, The Papermakers’:
  • Mr. Lewis Evans at the Annual Meeting on the
  • Necessity for the Organisation of the Com¬mercial Interest, 319
  • Association of Students, The Man¬chester:
  • Discussion of the Question of Examination of Students, 72
  • Testing of the Strength of Materials, Mr. A. H. Jameson, 153
  • Association, The Self-Propelled Traffic:
  • Report of the First Session, 485
  • Atkinson and Philipson, Messrs., Steam Motor Carriage, 388
  • Atlantic Cable, On the Making and Laying of an, 291
  • Atlantic Liners, Some Great, 312
  • Atlantic Racer, A New, 197
  • Atlas Engineering Company, Modern Machine Tools, 366, 367
  • Atlas Oil Engine, Humphries and Co. 's, 639
  • Atomic Weights, Numerical Relation of, 626
  • Atmospheric Engine and Humphrey Potter, Th 61
  • Atmospheric Railway Revived at Baltimore, The OH, 496
  • Attack on Fortifications by Ship’, 77
  • Auckland, Park Colliery, in 1895-96, Coal Raised at the, 73
  • Auction, Colliery Plants and Tin-plate Works to b9 Submitted to Public, 526
  • Augur, A New Coal, 431
  • “Augusta Victoria,” The, 4?5
  • Australia, Railways in, 98
  • Australia, W., Wharfage and Drainage Plans at Freemantle and Perth, 45
  • Australian Notes:
  • 45, 98, 225, 500, 580, 650
  • Australasia, Trade Statistics of, 319
  • Austria Becomes a Competitor for International Business, 278
  • Austrian Compound Goods Locomotive, Kaiser Ferdinand Nord Bahn, 241, 242
  • Austrian Cruiser, Yarrow Boilers for an, 513
  • Austrian State Railways, Locomotive Engines on the, 131
  • Austro -Hungarian Agricultural and other Ma¬chinery, Fund for Pushing, 278
  • Austro-Hungarian Business in Iron Ore, Metals, &c., 500
  • Austro-Hungarian Mining and Iron Production, The Present, 606
  • Auto-car Competition at the Brussels Exhibition, 44
  • Automatic Drainer for Steam Engine Cylinders, 141
  • Automatic Machine Gun, The Hotchkiss, 414, 415, 416
  • Automatic Machinery in America, An American Cycle Manufacturer on, 620
  • Automatic Railway Couplings, 491
  • Automatic Tools, Introduction of, and Employ¬ment thereon of Unskilled Labour, 401
  • Average Cylinder Pressure as a Measure of Train Resistance, 244
  • Avon Navigation Improvement Scheme, 202
  • Avon, Question of the Navigation of the, Re¬ported on, 628
  • Axle Breakages on the Motor Cars of Brooklyn Bridge, 391
  • Axles of Motor Car, on the Fractures of, 496 Axles, Railway, 87
  • Azima Wheat in the Novorossisk District of Russia, The Last Crop of, 277

B

  • BACTERIOLOGY, The “ James Forrest ” Lecture on, 233
  • Bacteriology, Sir G. Sims Woodhead on, 445
  • Bailey and Co.’s Albion Works, Visit to, 216
  • Bailey, Sir William, at the Dinner of the Man¬chester Association of Engineers, 202 Balanced Locomotive and Engineering Company, New Locomotive to be Tested at Purdue University, 620
  • Balanced Slide Valves for Locomotives, 90
  • Balanced Slide Valve, Compagnie du Chemin de Fer de l’Est, 407
  • Balanced Valves for Locomotives, 107
  • Balanced Valves, Locomotives in the U.S. with, 620
  • Baldwin, Mr. W. J., Separation of Oil and Grease from Exhaust Steam, 258
  • Baldwin-Wiseman, Mr. W. R., on Asbestos, Mercury, Arsenic, 354
  • Baldwin Works, Locomotives for Japan and China, 57, 263, 375
  • Baldwin Works, Small Locomotive of a Novel Description, 513
  • Bile, Mr. Geo. R., Some Graphic Statistics, 27
  • Billan, Mr., Succeeds Mr. John Bland, 525
  • Balloon Ascent, Herr Woelfert’s Fatal, 620
  • Baltic Canal, Reduction of Fees, 52
  • Baltic Canal, Traffic Through, 513
  • Baltic Provinces Railway, Extension in the, 513
  • Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company, The, 489
  • Bamboo and Bamboo Wares Export, Japan, 341
  • Barber, Mr. J. P., On the Proposed Bye-laws of the London County Council with Respect to House Drainage, 247
  • Barcelona, Importation of Coal into, 570
  • Barcelona, Tonnage and Cargo Value of British Vessels in the Port of, 570
  • Barcroft, Mr. Henry, Partially immersed Screw Propellers for Canal Boats, 288
  • Barker s Compound Crank, 374, 412, 435, 465, 489, 521, 575
  • Barnard Castle, Borings for Coal, 401
  • Barnes, Mr. G. N , Annual Reports of the Amalgamated Society of Engineers, 532, 557
  • Barnes, Mr., On the Machine and Eight Hours Question, 524, 629
  • Barr, Mr. John, On Scraping Water Mains, 647
  • Barr, Professor Archibald, Comparisons of Similar Structures Large and Small, 172
  • Barrow Corporation Recommend the Purchase of the Tramways and Depót, 496
  • Barrow, New and Important Departure for the Future of, 451, 475
  • Barrow Trade - see Wetkiy Notes from Lancashire:
  • Barus, Dr. Carl, On the Tempering of the Magnetic Parts of Instruments, 496
  • Bary, Mr. A. R., Thuchof, Water-tube Boilers, 164, 243
  • Bary, Mr. A. R., Water Tower, Nijni Novgorod Exhibition, 293
  • Bascule Drawbridge, A, 556
  • Bates, Mr. L. W., Electro-hydraulic Dredger, 314, 315
  • Bath and West and Southern Counties Agricultural Show:
  • List of Prizes issued, 95
  • Mower, Albion, No. 7, Messrs. Harrison, McGregor, and Co., 549
  • Thrashing and Clover-hulling Machine, Messr.-. R. Garrett and Sons, 549
  • Traction Engine, 6-N.H.P., Messrs. Ruston, Proctor, and Co., 548
  • Bathurst, Mr. Fred, on the Prevention of Fires duo to the Leakage of Electricity, 295
  • Batoum District, Consular Report for 1896 on the Agriculture of the, 217
  • Battery, A New Secondary, 107
  • Battleships, American, 361
  • Battleships, Defects in French, 113, 194
  • Battleship Design, Absence of a Standard in, 54 Battleship, A French, 442
  • Battleship “Fuji,” The Japanese, 221, 361
  • Battleships, The Latest American, 412
  • Battleships, The New Japanese, 317, 351, 613
  • Battleships, New, 65
  • Battleships, New American, 20
  • Battleships, The New Seagoing U.S. {Supplement, April 9th, 1897), 335
  • Battleship “ Ocean,” The, 192
  • Battleship, the “ Powerful,” New, 57
  • Battleship “Renown,” Aluminium Copper Fittirgs for, 35
  • Battleship “Temeraire,” Refit of the, 35
  • Battleships, United States, “Wisconsin,” '‘Illi¬nois,” and “Alabama ” (Supplement, January Is?, 1897)
  • Battleships-*^ <d«> Warships and Ships of War and H.M.S.S., and United States Battleships.
  • Bavaria, Prof. S. Thomson on the Universities of, 95
  • Baxter’s, Messrs., Steering Gear, s.s. “Jackdaw ” and “ Comrade,” 246
  • Beardmore, Mr., Nickel Steel as an Improved Material for Boiler Shell Plates, Forgings, and other Purposes, 406, 420
  • Bearings of the Marine Engine, 42
  • Bearings, Vulcanised Graphite, 110
  • Beaumont Pump Works, Their ‘ ‘ Rapid ” Hori¬zontal Pumps, 499
  • Beckton, Mr. W. Rushworth, Protection of Buildings, &c., from Fire, 328
  • Bedell, Dr. F., New Form of Transmission Dynamometer, 593
  • Bedford Electric Light Committee's Report, 340
  • Bed-plate, Aluminium, 504, 509
  • Beer, Mr. Walter, On the Monier System tf Arch Construction, 97, 252
  • Beeton’s Starting Gear for Vehicles, 352
  • Behr’s Lightning Express Railway Carriage, 337
  • Beira, South Africa, Trade of, 413
  • Belfort, Mr. Ronald, Making and Laying of an Atlantic Cable, 291
  • Belgian Foreign Trade in Coal and Coke for Two Years, 308
  • Belgium, Improvement of Ostend Port, Tenders Opened, 482
  • Belgian Iron Market—see Notes from Germany Belgian Railways, Electric Traction Trials on, 329 Belgian Railway Fares, 439
  • Belgrade, Tenders Wanted in, 34
  • Bell, Mr. Thos., His Appointment, 307
  • Bellamy, Mr. C. V., On the Rainfall of Dominion, West Indies, 509
  • Belleville Boiler, Mr. Moss’s Attack on the, 359
  • Belleville Boiler at Sea, A, 575
  • Belt and Rope Transmissions, M. Dubreuil od, 199
  • Belting, Mr. F. W. Taylor’s Notes on, 133, 302
  • Benedict, Dr. Moritz, Denies that the Röntgen
  • Rays are Dangerous, 461
  • Benjamin, Prof. C. H., On the Advantages of the Independent Driving System, 373
  • Benjamin, Prof. C. H., Friction Horse-power in Factories, 21
  • Bennett, Mr. A. R., A Convection Scope and Calorimeter, 390, 421
  • Bennett and Sayer, Messrs., Brick-making Plant, Benson, Mr. W. R., 203
  • Beresford, Capt. the Rt. Hon. Lord Chas., On Fighting Value of Certain of the Older Iron¬clads if Re-armed, 385
  • Berthelot, M., On the Age of Copper in Chaldea, 237, 593
  • Berthelot, M., On Researches on Helium, 187
  • Berthelot, M., on Tools and Weapons of tie Copper Age in Egypt, 237, 593
  • Bertrand, Mr., Notes on the Combined Open- hearth Process, 508
  • Bertrand-Thiel Process, The, 28, 43, 129, 166
  • Bessemer and Basic in Germany, 1883-1896, Pro¬duction in, 652
  • Bessemer and Co., Limited, Messrs. Henry, Annual Meeting, 203
  • Bessemer Medal Presented to Sir Fred. Abel, 479
  • Bessemer Steel Production of tho United States, 263
  • Bessemer Steel Rail Production, British and American, 496
  • Bevel Gears, with Rotary Cutters, Cutting, 96
  • Beyrouth and Damascus Railway, The, 31, 36, 58,
  • Beyrouth and Damascus Railway, Rack Rail Locomotive for, 58, 97
  • Bicycle Factory, Electricity in a, 305
  • Bicycles for the German Army, Supply of, 319
  • Bicycle Mechanics, 492, 521
  • Bicycle Tube Manufacture, American, 403
  • Biera, Coast Defence Works at, 57
  • Bigler’s Signal Buoy, 495
  • Bill, Brompton and Piccadilly Circus Railway, 319
  • Bill, Manchester Ship Canal Company’s, Material Clauses of, 7
  • Bills in Parliament, Railway, 87
  • D-Ü’ Sheffield District Railway Company's, £5
  • Bill, The Workman’s Compensation, 456
  • Bingley, Electricity Supply to, 126
  • Binnie, Mr. A. R., The Black wall Tunnel, 504, 505, 506, 507, 514
  • Bird, Mr. F. G., Some Noteworthy Exprets Locomotives, 114, 119
  • Birkenhead Destroyers, The, 550, 567
  • Birmingham City Council and the Purchase of the Electric Light Supply Company’s Under- taking, 461
  • Birmingham Corporation and the Question of the Purchase of the Property of the Electrio Lighting Company, 498
  • Birmingham Criterion Engineering Company. Formation of the, 400
  • Birmingham, Increased Telephonic Facilities urged by the Postmaster-General to the Liver¬pool Chamber of Commerce, 98
  • Birmingham Motor Car Club, First Spring Excur¬sion, 498
  • Birmingham Motcr Omnibus Company, The, 400
  • Birmingham, New Gasholder for, 252
  • Birmingham, Small Arms and Metal Company, Interim Dividend declared by, 202
  • Birmingham, Tame and Rea District Drainage, 98, 628
  • Birmingham Tramways Company, Overhead Wires not permitted by the Corporation, 628
  • Birmingham, Tramway Traction for, 252
  • Births and Deaths, Quarterly Return of Mar¬riages, 496
  • Births and Deaths Registered In 33
  • Great Towns of England and Wales, Weekly Returns of:
  • 35, 57, 95, 199, 319, 311, 373, 413, 439, 513, 570, 620 .....
  • Bismuth from Metals, Separation of, 57
  • Blaber, Mr. Charles 0., Davil’s Dyke Railway, Brighton. 339, 346
  • Blackburn, Reduction in the Rate of Charges for Electricity, 374
  • Blackburn, Shuttle Guard on Looms to be Obli¬gatory, 57
  • Black Sea and Baltic^Canal, A, 360
  • Black and Tin-plate Industry of Pennsylvania, Growth of the, 593
  • Blaekwall Tunnel, The, 400, 504, 505, 506, 507, 514, 572, 576
  • Blackwood and Gordon, Messrs. Blotting-book, 109
  • Blaina Tin Works, Strike ended, 378
  • Blaisdell Paper Pencil, The, 570
  • Blanahe, M.M., Beyrouth and Damascus Railway, 31,36
  • Bland, Mr. John, Retirement of, 525
  • Blankenberghe, Sewerage of, 9, 10, 12, 32, 33
  • Blast Cupolas, Mr. Thos. D. West on, 522
  • Blast Furnace Gases, Experiments on the Utilisa¬tion of, 137
  • Blast Furnacemen and the Eight Hours’ Ques¬tion, The, 307, 557, 651
  • Blechynden, Mr. Alfred, 213, 227
  • Blot Secondary Cell, The, 97, 251
  • Blower, Variable Steam Jet, 192
  • Blyth, Harbour Dues, Reduction of the, 100
  • Board of Conciliation and Arbitration for the
  • North of England Manufactured Iron Trade, Satisfactory Statistics for November and December, 125
  • Board of Trade, Committee Appointed by, to Inquire into the Means of Communication in Railway Trains, 496
  • Board of Trade on Railway Accidents, Reports to, 7. 35
  • Board of Trade Report, Skilled Labour Market in March, 439
  • Board of Trade, Retirement of Mr. J. M. Gray and Appointment of Mr. J. A. Rowe, 95
  • Board of Trade Returns for December, 73
  • Board of Trade Returns of the Trade Unions and the Unemployed, 570
  • Board of Trade Summary of Nine Months' Rail¬way Accidents, 112
  • Boat, Tbe Holland Submarine, 598
  • Boats of Waterproof Canvas and Rubber in Air¬tight Compartments, 237
  • Buhler Bros. and Co., Combines with the Volga Steel Works, 125
  • Boilers, Ancient Pompeiian, 55
  • Boilers, Belleville and Howdenised, 359
  • Boiler, The Belleville, Mr. Moss Attacks the, 359
  • Boilers, Comparative Cost of English and American, 54
  • Boiler Coverings and their Relative Non-con¬ducting Qualities, 137
  • Boiler Drilling Machine, Three-head, 45
  • Boilers, On the Efficiency and Management of Steam, 124
  • Boiler, Eves’ and Ellis’s, Mr. Gross od, 360
  • Boiler Explosions Act, Sir M. W. Ridley and the Inquiry into the Working of the, 513
  • Boiler Explosions in the U.S., Summary of, 319
  • Boiler Feed Pump Efficiency, 152
  • Boiler Furnaces, Imperfect Combustion Due to Heavy Fires in, 213
  • Boilers, On Heat Radiation and Air Leakage in, 109
  • Boiler Inspection, 21, 270
  • Boilers Inspection and Registration Bill, 236, 570
  • Boiler Installations for Passenger Steamer 10,000
  • Indicated Horse-power, Weights, &c., of, 541
  • Boiler, A Lancashire, 303
  • Boilermakers’, and Iron and Steel Shipbuilders’ Association, Work Dispute, 47
  • Boilermakers’ Union, The Case of the, 596
  • Boiler, Munro’s Steam, 110
  • Boilers, Navy, 393
  • Boilers in the Navy, Scotch, 435
  • Boilers, Niclausse Water-tube, 237
  • Boiler Owner, A Recalcitrant, 516
  • Boiler Plates for Gunboats, U.S. Government Specifications for, 263
  • Boiler on the Road, Alarming Accident at Accrington to a, 199
  • Boiler-room Labour, Report dealing with the Cost of, 439
  • Boiler Shells, Forgings, and other Purposes, Nickel Steel for, 406, 420
  • Boilers, Salt Water in Water-tube, 297
  • Boiler, The Sandford Vertical, 399
  • Boiler at Sea, A Belleville, 575
  • Boilers, Steam, on their Efficiency and Manage¬ment, 137
  • Boiler, Strong’s Horizontal, 97
  • Boilers, Suction Draught for Marine, 147
  • Boiler Tests, 43, 61, 87
  • Boilers, Thornycroft Water-tube, their Deficient Evaporative Power, 570
  • Boiler onder 800 lb. per Square Inch, Behaviour of a, 495
  • Boilers in the U.S. Navy, 493
  • Boiler Water Purifier, The Carroll, 55
  • Boilers, Water-tube, 97
  • Boilers, Water-tube, Earl of Hopetoun on, 359
  • Boiler, Water-tube, Mr. J. C. R. Okes, 165
  • Boilers, Water-tube, The Belleville and the Babcock and Wilcox, Tested in the U.S., 56
  • Boilers, Water-tube, and Liquid Fuel, 277
  • Boilers, Water-tube, in the Navy, 263
  • Boilers, Water-tube, at Nijni Novgorod, 164
  • Boilers, Water-tube, on their Use in the Mercan¬tile Marine, 541
  • Bolckow, Vaughan, and Co., Limited, Profit made in 1896, 253
  • Bollinckx’s Small Clearance Valves, 113
  • Bolsover Collieries, Accident at, 570
  • Bolt Heating Furnaces? 595
  • Bonner, Mr. W. T., On Two Forms of Boilers Constructed 2000 Years Ago, 7
  • Books Received:
  • 20, 40, 65, 91, 118, 145, 221, 246, 272, 300, 326, 350, 371, 396, 419, 443, 469, 491, 517, 573, 623, 645
  • Bordeaux, The Question of Electric Traction, 291
  • Bore Hole io Existence, The Deepest, 74, 496
  • Bore Hole Pump, Matthew's Deep, 136
  • Borings, Deep, 644
  • Borland, Mr. W. D., On Caps and Ignition of Powder, 456
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1896, Exports from, 291
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina, Railway Construction in, 291
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina, Total Population of, 291
  • Boughton, Mr. F. E., 21
  • Bournemouth Corporation, An Undercliff Drive Projected by, 7
  • Braila, Tenders Invited for a System of Electric Tramways for, 291
  • Brake, The Chapsal Electric Air, 217
  • Brakes, Continuous, Mr. J. H. McDowell on, 273
  • Braun, Dr. C., New Determination of the Gravitation Constant and Mean Density of the Earth, 641
  • Brazil, Tenders for the Lease of Government Railways in, 439, 620
  • Breakage of Propellers and Propeller Shafts, to Form the Subject of a Marine Board Inquiry, 496
  • Breakdown of Two Westinghouse Engines, 373. 461
  • Breaking Tests of Long-span Floor Arches, 60, 87
  • Brewster, Mr. E. H. G., On Refrigeration, 226
  • Brick Kilns'! 195
  • Brick and Macadam Paving, 45
  • Brick-making at Beira, South Africa, 413
  • Brick-making Plant, Youghal, 97
  • Bridal Veil Lumbering Company, Railroad with¬out Cars, 421
  • Brest and Fioisterre, Doubling of the Main Line between, 593
  • Bridges, American v. English Railway, 640
  • Bridge, Brisbane, Lamington, 587, 594
  • Bridge, Brooklyn, 653
  • Bridge at Buda-Pesth, The Francis-Jcseph, 486, 487, 490
  • Bridge at Clydach, New Railway, 7
  • Bridge, Collapse of a Railway, 217
  • Bridge over the Don, 456, 466, 518, 520, 563
  • Bridge, Great Eastern Railway, Skinner-street, 222, 223
  • Bridge, Havanns, The New, 496
  • Bridges in Hand in India, Important Railway,
  • Bridge, The Longest in the World, 263
  • Bridge over the Mississippi River, 556
  • Bridge, Moving a Railway, 81
  • Bridge over the Nene, New, 570
  • Bridge at Newcastle, The New Redheugb, 199, 227, 475
  • Bridge over the Noe at Town Head, Hope, 373
  • Bridges at Northwich to be Worked by Electricity, Two, 321
  • Bridge over the St. Lawrence, Proposed, 124
  • Bridge, Railway, across the Obi, 342
  • Bridges, Standardising of Working Loads and Working Stresses of Railway, 578
  • Bridge, Suspension, New York, 593
  • Bridge, Swing, New York, 165
  • Bridge, The Tay, 87
  • Bridge over the Wear, Proposed New, 475
  • Bridge Work, Mr. J. A. Macpherson on the Manufacture of High-class, 250 Bridgwater, 232
  • Bridgwater Colliery, Mr. Dury Mitton on an Underground Fire at, 588
  • Brighton, Improvement of the Madeira-road Foreshore, 372
  • Brighton, Steep Grade Railway at the Devil's Dyke, 339, 346
  • Brighton Waterworks Pumping Engines {Supple¬ment, January ‘i.'i.ntl), 85
  • Brinnington Junction, Accident at, 163
  • Brisbane, Lamingham Bridge, 587
  • Bristol and Inconstant, The, 521
  • Bristol Tramways, Eastville Branch Opened, 167
  • Britannia Company, The Plate-flanging Machine, 123
  • British Ability, 63, 71 British Association, The:
  • Members Advised to Apply at once for Canadian s.s. Berths, 593
  • Names of the Presidents of the Different Sec¬tions of the forthcoming Meeting at Toronto, 341
  • British Channel Squadrons, The, 492
  • British Coal Imported into France, 319
  • British Coal Trade v Geiman, 319
  • British Corporation for Survey and Registry of Shipping, 187
  • British Electric Traction Company Withdraws its Bill, 354
  • British Fleet, Tabular Statement of the Entire. 636
  • British and Foreign Armour and Shot, 369
  • British and Foreign Guns, 298
  • British Isles, On the Mean Monthly Temperatures of the, 509
  • British Mines and Quarries, 552
  • British Motor Syndicate, The, 34
  • British Navy, The, 122
  • British Produce Supply Association, 275
  • British Trade Maintains its Position in Uru¬guay, 570
  • British Trade, Three Months of, 395
  • British Shipbuilding, 359, 360
  • “Briton,” The Union Mail Steamer, 602
  • Brompton and Piccadilly Circus Railway Bill. The, 319, 439
  • Bronze and Iron Egyptian Implements, Analysis of Some Old, 613
  • Bronze Tail Shaft, A Heavy, 637
  • Brooklyn Bridge, 653
  • Brooklyn Bridge, Electric Motors on the, 72
  • Brooklyn Timber Dry Dock, The New, 558
  • “Brooklyn,” U.S. Cruiser, 410, 411
  • Brooke’s Thermal Regulator, 290
  • Brooks Locomotive Works, A Heavy Bank Engine,
  • Brooks Locomotive Works, Locomotives for Japan, 137
  • Brough, Mr., On Deop Levels in Mining Practice ip the United Kingdom, 536
  • Browett, Lindley, and Co., Limited, Independent Surface Condensing Plant, 44
  • Brown, Mr. F. R. F., On the Use of Cast Steel in Locomotive Building, 57
  • Brown, Sir John, with Portrait, 5
  • Bruce, Sir G. B., Goods Locomotive, Indian Midland Railway, 618
  • Brush, A New Automatic, 110
  • Buchanan, Mr. George, 602
  • Buda Pesth as a Milling Centre, 263
  • Buda-Pesth, The New Francis Joseph Bridge at, 486, 487, 490 '
  • Budleigh-Salterton Railway, The, 523
  • Buffers, Outside, for Railway Carriages, 43
  • Bnkarest, Rolling Stock for, 356
  • Bulgaria, Opening for British Agricultural Machinery, 431
  • Bulgarian Government Invites Tenders for Rail¬way Line from Rustchuk to Tirnovo, 356
  • Buluwayo, Railway to, 35
  • Bunsen Burners, Prof.V. Lewes on the Chemical Actions in, 35
  • Bunsen Petroleum Burners, The, 35, 195, 275, 326
  • Bunsen Flame, with Blue and Greenish Inner Cones, Temperatures of a, 57
  • Benten, Mr. Jas. Clark, Chairman of the Caledonian Railway, 570
  • Buoy, Archibald's Life, 391 Buoy, Bigler's Signal, 495
  • Burma, Expenditure on the Railways in, 413
  • Burma State Railway, New Line, 7
  • Burma State Railway, Traffic on the, 391
  • Burn, Mr. Jas., 401
  • Burnie, M r. B., on “ The Thermo-Electric Pro¬perties of Some Liquid Metals,” 237
  • Burntisland, 232
  • Burntisland, New Dtck for, 232, 443 Burntisland Railway Collision, The, 60
  • Burstall, Mr., Particulars Regarding Iron and Steel-testing Machines, 252
  • Burstall, Mr. H. R. J., On Underground Electric Mains, 240,252
  • Bush bury Electric Dog Cart, Th?, 565
  • Bute Dock Bill, The, 630
  • Bute Dock Case, The, 526
  • Bute Docks Co., Inquiry into the Powers Sought by, Completed, 573
  • Butlin, Mr. Wm., 162
  • By-product Coke Ovens in Europe, Extended Use of, 480

C

  • CAHILL, Thaddeus, A Curious Patent, 444
  • Cailletet’s Apparatus for Capturing Air of the Upper Atmosphere, 237
  • Cairo, Drainage Works and Tramways, 109
  • Cable Electric Railway above Los Angelos, Failure of, 641
  • Cable Laying-on, Rapid, 452, 464
  • Cable, Proposed New Form of Submarine, 391
  • Cable Steamer Equipment, Messrs. Johnson and Phillips, 444, 445
  • Cables, Submarine, 95
  • Cables, Telephone, Across the Channel, 391
  • Calcareous Water onlron Pipes, Deleterious Action of, 365
  • Calcium, Carbide of, 250
  • Calcium Carbide, Manufacture of. An Augsburg Co., 350
  • Calcutta, Growing Need of a Central Station, 378
  • Caledonian Railway Company, Mr. Bolton is Succeeded by Mr. J. C. Bunted, 504 *California, Cable Electric Railway, Sierra Madre Mountains, Unsuccessful, 641 *California, Long Distance Electrical Transmission, 238, 239
  • Calthrop, Mr. E. R., on Light Railways, 246
  • Cambrian Engine Albion, 167
  • Cambrian Engine as Applied to Locomotives, 140
  • Cambrian Railway Accident, 620
  • Cambrian Railway Company’s Half-yearly Meet¬ing, 254
  • Cambrian Railways, Conference at Welshpool, Camera Club, 1 he, 262
  • Cameron’s Steoring Gear, Japanese Battleship “ Fuji,” 363
  • Cammell and Co., Limited, Annual Meeting of, 355
  • Cammell and Co., Limited, Messrs. Chas., Issue of their Report, 331
  • Cammell and Co., Limited, Messrs. Chas., Steel Permanent Way for the Mexico and Pacific Railway, 451
  • Cammell’s 6in. Plates, Trial of, 84
  • Campbell, Mr. F. A., Oil Works of the Victorian Railway Department, Australia, 138 Cauada, Imports of, 263
  • Canada, Railways in, The Crow’s Nest Railway,
  • Canadian Government, Project for Deepening the
  • Canal System, 338, 354
  • Canadian Tariff, The New, 442
  • Canal Barge, A Wrecked, 146
  • Canal, A Black Saa and Baltic, 360
  • Canal Bursts its Banks, The Macclesfield, 137
  • Canal Communication from the Midlands to the Sea, 311
  • Canal, The Dortmund, Ems, 496
  • Canal, The Erie, 305
  • Canal, A Japanese, 509
  • Canal Lift, An Inclined Plane, 81
  • Canal, Manchester Ship, 95, 99, 226, 232 Canal Navigation, 511
  • Canal, The Nira Irrigation, 135, 136, 188, 184, 234, 235
  • Canal System in Canada, Deepening of the, 838, 354
  • Canal, Trent and Mersey, 232
  • Canal, United States Ship, 177
  • Canet Quick-fire Guns for the Greek Navy, 189 193
  • Cantor Lectures on Alloys, The Next Course of. 272 ’
  • Cantor Lectures, Professor J. B. Lewes on Car¬bide of Calcium and Acetylene, 51
  • Cape Colony, The Electric Industry in, 396
  • Cape Railways, Sir J. Sivewright, 57
  • Capell, The Rev. G. M., on Mine Ventilation, 306
  • Capillary Tubes, Viscous Flow in, 1
  • Caps and Ignition of Powder, Mr. W. D. Borland on, 456
  • Capstan Gear, H.M.S. “ Prince George,”78, 79
  • Carbide of Calcium, 250
  • Carbide of Calcium and Acetylene, 51
  • Carbolic Acid for Tempering Steel Tools, 199
  • Carbon Monoxide and Dioxide on Aluminium, Action of, 163
  • Carborundum Crystals to Replace Diamonds in the Production of Finely-divided Scales, Use of, 641
  • Carburetted Water Gas, 366
  • Carburetted Water Gas, Mr. C. Woodall on, 542
  • Carburetted Water Gas Manufacture, Mr. J. Young on, 252
  • Car Couplings Patented in the United States, 319
  • Car Ferries of the Great Lakes of America, 132
  • Car Lighting by Electricity, 627
  • Cars, Armoured Express Burglar Proof, 291
  • Cars, Immense Ore, 375
  • Cars in New York, Trial of Compressed Air, 217
  • Cardiff Electric Tramways, The, 373, 426
  • Cardiff Water Supply, The Taff Vawr Reservoir, 630
  • Carey, Mr. A. E., On Concrete in Relation to Marine Works, 533
  • Carpenter and Poole, Messrs., Experimental Study in Connection with Electrical Con densers, 7
  • Carrickfergus Railway Station Destroyed by Fire, 95
  • Carrington, Mr. W., Various Types of Ropeways 216
  • Carroll Boiler Water Purifier, The, 55
  • Carsbalton Main Drainage, 342
  • Carswell, Mr. Jas., 109
  • Carter Torpedo, Trial of the W. T., 584
  • Carter, Mr. Tremlett, Gas Engine Cycle, 461
  • Case, Mr. W. E., On Electricity from Carbon without Heat, 341
  • Casebourne, Mr. C. T., 525
  • Cask-making Machinery ? 347
  • Casteele, Mr. Van De, Blankenberghe Sewerage Works, 9, 10, 12, 32, 33
  • Cast Iron Investigated, The Phenomena of, 413
  • Casting Cattle, Competition for, 368
  • Casting Pig Iron, New Method of, 556
  • Casting of Steel Stern Frame and Bracket of the New “ Oceanic,” 588
  • Catalogues:
  • 8, 9, 48, 118, 150, 225, 240, 262, 402, 498, 526, 578, 623
  • Catalogues, Consuls on, 493
  • Cell, The Blot Secondary, 97, 251
  • Celluloid Rendered Uninflammable, 83
  • Cellulose, Corn Pith, 9
  • Cement Floors, 295
  • Cement Kilns, Chimneys for, 213
  • Cement, Tests of, 305
  • Census in France, Population of the Towns, 439
  • Central Attraction, Mr. R. W. Wood’s Experi¬ments on, 413
  • Central Electric Station Driving, Manchester, 401
  • Central London Railway Company, New Site for Station in Oxford-street, 57
  • Central London Railway, Progress of the Work, 620
  • Central Marine Engine Works, Hartlepool, 94
  • Centre Board for Large Steam Vessels, 465
  • Certificated EDginemcn, 220
  • Ceylon, 597
  • Ceylon, Railways in, 95
  • Ceylon Railway Department, Annual Report, 109
  • Chain Cable Train, The Question Raised of Bogus Certificates in the, 474
  • Chain, Method of Taking up the Stretching of a, 252
  • Chairs, Ventilation Through the Legs of, 7
  • Channel Tunnel, 495
  • Channel Tunnol Project Abandoned, 57
  • Chapman, Mr. Hedley, 425
  • Chapsal Electric Air Brake, Trial of the, 217
  • Charging Opsn-hearth Furnaces by Machinery, On, 508
  • Chase Pneumatic Cycle Tire, The, 8
  • Chatham and Dover Company’s Continental Service Through Trains, Trains from the North connected with, 391
  • Cheltenham, Electric Lighting of, 178
  • Chemical Composition Stipulated for Steel Rails, New York Central Railway, 291
  • Chemical Manufacture, The Northern, 272
  • Chemistry, 1896, 19
  • Chemistry, London County Council’s Report on the Teaching of, 391
  • Chesterfield and Clowne to Lincoln, Through Line from, 263
  • Chesterfield Viaduct, Lancashire, Derbyshire, and East Coast Railway. 264, 265, 288
  • Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad, Fast Run on the, 266
  • Chicago, Fires Attributed to Electricity in, 413
  • Chicago Railway Stations, Subway to Connect the, 413
  • Chicago Shipbuilding Company, Quadruple-ex¬pansion Engines for the Crescent City, 137
  • Chili, Iron Manufacture in, 427
  • Chili, Railway Extension in, 35
  • Chilian Cruiser “Esmeralda,” First-class, 320, 328
  • Chili, Government Subvention Granted to Iron Foundries in, 513
  • Chilian Government Telegraph Lines, 57
  • Chilian Torpedo Boats, 198
  • Chimneys for Cement Kilns, 213
  • Chimney at Manhanset, New York, Moving of a Large Brick, 593
  • China, American Locomotives for, 423
  • China, Industrial Development in Connection with Railway Enterprise, 620
  • China, Railways in, 117, 257, 551, 570, 597, 620
  • China, Railways in, Contract with a Belgian Syndicate, 570
  • China, Railway under Contemplation in, 620
  • Chinese Eastern Railway, The New, 7
  • Chinese Eastern Railway, Mr. Yugowitch Ap¬pointed Chief Engineer, 95
  • Chinese Navy, Re-organisation of the, 422
  • Chinese Railways, Difficulties in the Way of the Construction of Projected, 199
  • Chinese, Railways and Locomotives for the, 551
  • Chinese Railway in Progress, 257
  • Chinese Treaty Ports, 644
  • Chinese Warships, New, 201
  • Chrimes, Mr. Richard, 451
  • Christiania, Competitive Plans of Station Arrangements asked for, 217
  • Christiania Gasworks Invito Tenders for C-d Iron Pipes, 461
  • Chronograph, A New, 462
  • CLionomoters and Deck Watches under Test at the Greenwich Observatory, 620
  • Church Car ou the Trans-Siberian Railway, 551
  • Circular Chain Syndicate, Particulars Relating to, Circum-Etna Railway, Travelling Crane, 530, 531
  • City Improvement, Widening of Newgate-streot, 8, 35
  • City and West End Railway Bills, The London Corporation decides to Oppose the, 391
  • City and West End Riilwav, and Brompton and Piccadilly Circus Cos., Undertake to Insulate their Return, 217
  • Civil Engineering, 1896, 13
  • Civil Engineers, Examination Test for, 43
  • Civil Engineers, Institution, A New Departure with Regard to Admission to Membership, 349
  • Clacton-on-Sea, Projected Enlargement of the Pier at, 496
  • Clapham junction, Trains Passing Through, 163
  • Clarke, Chapman, and Co., Messrs., Capstan Gear, H.M.S. “ Prince George,” 78, 79
  • Clarke, Mr. T. C., Swing Bridge, New York, 1 ho
  • Clays Used for Making Bricks and Pottery, 173
  • Cleland, Mr. Wm., On the Phenological Observations of the Last Year, 209
  • Cleveland Ironstone Miners, Advance in Wages asked by, 73
  • Cleveland Tram-car Accident, 43
  • Clipper Pneumatic Tire Co., Particulars relating to, 278
  • Clirehugh, Mr. S. V., on The Transmission of Power in Factories by Electricity, 524
  • Clouds, On the Formation of, 35
  • Clowes, Prof. F., on the Detection of Inflam¬mable Gas and Vapour on Board Ships, 137
  • Clutch, Lindsay’s Patent, 423
  • Clyde Navigation Dangers, 44
  • Clyde Navigation Trustees, Change in the Dues for Coal from Glasgow Harbours, 308
  • Clyde Shipbuilding Yard, Fire at a, 163, 180
  • Clyde Shipwrights, Advance in Wages, 204
  • Clyde Shipyards, Output of April, 461
  • C each builders’ Exhibition, A, 589
  • Coal Auger, A New, 431
  • Coal Cargoes, Dangers to which Ships are Liable Carrying, 650
  • Coal and Coke, German Foreign Trade in, 332
  • Coal Consumption Trial at Natural and Forced Draughts, 237
  • Coal Convention, the Artificial Production and Sale of the, 204
  • Coal at Dover, Prof. Boyd Dawkins on, 178
  • Coal in 1896, 30
  • Coals for France, 154
  • Coal-handling Machinery, 251
  • Coal Imported into France, British, 319
  • Coal Imported into Hamburg, 95
  • Coal Machinery, &c., in the Argentine Republic,
  • Coal Mines Explosions, Remarks on, 175
  • Coal Mines after Explosions, Suggested Rules for the Recovery of, 583
  • Coal Mines, Explosives in, 640
  • Coal in Mines, Apparatus for Breaking Down, Mr. Jas. Tonge, 524
  • Coal Mines Regulation Act. The Home Secretary’s Order under Section 6, 7
  • Coal Mines Regulation Bill, Probable Results of, 280
  • Coal Mining, Electricity in, 273 Coal Mining in Japan, 319
  • Coal for Norwegian State Railways, Tenders Invited for, 199
  • Coal Output, Scheme for the Control of the, 254, 280, 476
  • Coal Output, Schemes for Controlling the, Mr. D. A. Thomas and Sir W. T. Lewis, 204
  • Coal Control Output Scheme, Mr. Brale's Sugges¬tion, 332
  • Coal Output, English, American, German, Aus¬trian, Hungarian, French, and Russian, 48
  • Coal Output Returns, Wales, 254
  • Coal Output in the United States, 1893-95, Aver¬age, 237
  • Coal Output in Welsh Collieries, Question of the Control of, 402
  • Coal Production in the Dortmund District, 593
  • Coal Production in England in 1895, 237
  • Coal on Prussian State Railways, New Tariff for the Carriage cf, 513
  • Coal, Steel and Iron in 1896, 9
  • Coal Trade, The, 145
  • Coal Trade, British v. German, 319
  • Coal Trade Prospects for the Year, 74
  • Coal Trade in 1897? What of the, 39
  • Coal Trade, Railway Nationalisation in Relation to the, 216
  • Coal Trade in Silesia, 154
  • Coalfields, Mishaps in the Welsh, 48
  • Coalfield, Some Interesting Features of the South Wales, 201
  • Coates, Mr. H. G., on the Public Baths of Market Harborough, 484
  • Coating Ships’ Bottoms, Mr. R. Altschul’s Com¬position for, 461
  • Cocbus, Railway Traffic to and from, 496
  • Coil Clutch, Lindsay's Patent, 423
  • Coinage Issued by the Royal Mint in 1896, 35, 95
  • Coke as a Filtering Medium, 7
  • Coke, Manufacture of, 207, 231
  • Coke Ovens in Europe, Use of By-product, 480
  • Cold Storage at the London and East India Docks, Mr. H. F. Donaldson, 200
  • Cold Store Doors ? 595
  • Coldrenick Viaduct, The Fatal Accident at, 187, 291
  • Cole, Marchant, and Morley’s Sarface Condenser, 552
  • Collapsible Tubes 1 143
  • Colliery at Aston, Important New, 226
  • Collieries, Derbyshire and Notts, 221, 418
  • Colliery Disaster in Wales, 48
  • Colliery Extension in Derbyshire, 418
  • Colliery Floatation, The Next Important, Wales, ' 254
  • Colliery Flooded, Messrs. Walter S:ott and Co.’s, i 500
  • Colliery Plant to be put up to Auction, 652
  • Colliery Surface Labour in Yorkshire, 91
  • Collision, Burntisland Railway, 60
  • Collision on the Great Eastern Railway, 95
  • Collision in the Hamoaze between the "Confiance ” and a Barge, 95
  • Collision between H.M. Cruiser “Blenheim” rmd_the “France,” 109
  • Cologne cShiitd Station, Report of the Working of, 95
  • Colomb, Admiral, On the Future of the Torpedo, 589, 595
  • Colorado, Railway Mileage in 439
  • Combe, Barbour and Combe, Messrs., Double¬ending Machine, 146
  • Combustion, Due to Heavy Fires, Imperfect, 213
  • Communication between Railway Passengers and Officials to be Inquired into. Means of, 496
  • Companies Floated in Wales, New, 74
  • Compressed Air Care in New York, Trial Run of, 217
  • C impressed Air and Electric Traction on New York Street Railway, 127
  • Compressed Air Fog Horns, 604
  • Compressed Air Locomotive, 424
  • Compressed Air Locomotive, The Hardie, 95
  • Compressed Air Locomotive for New York, 95
  • Compressed Air Machine Tools, American, 177
  • Compressed Air, Operation of Machine Tools by, 612
  • Compressed Air with Steam, Question of the Admixture of, 319
  • Compression of Air by the Direct Action of Water, 612
  • Compressor, A Waterfall Air, 251
  • Concrete in Relation to Marine Works, Mr. A. E. Carey, 533
  • Concrete in Relation to Marine Works, Mr. John Kyle on, 533
  • Condensation under Difficulties, 369, 387, 416, 438, 465
  • Condenser, The Frasor, 372
  • Condenser, Independent Surface, 552
  • Condensing Plant, Independent, 44
  • Condensing Plants, On Separate, 538
  • Conference of the Members of the Institute of Civil Engineers, 515
  • Ccngo State, General Commercial Movement of, 1896, 413
  • Congolese Rubber Imports into Antwerp, 35 Connell's Motor Car, 566
  • Consett Iron Company, Interim Dividend An¬nounced by, 125
  • Construction, The Monier System of, 97
  • Consuls on Catalogues, 493
  • Consuls and Competition, 219, 248, 275
  • Continuous Brakes, Mr. J. H. McDowell on, 273
  • Contracts in Japan, 368
  • Contract, A Large Dredging, 360
  • Contract for Redheugh Bridge, Newcastle-on-Tyne, 199
  • Control-of-Output Question at Cardiff, 126
  • Control-of-the-Output Scheme, End of the, 643, 652
  • Control-of-the-Coal-Output Scheme, The, 280
  • Convection Scope and Calorimeter, A, 390, 421
  • Conveyer, Thompson’s Universal, 602
  • Conveyer, Thompson’s, Erratum in Description,
  • Cooper, Mr. J. H., on the Performance of Two- cylinder Compound Locomotives on American Railways, 152
  • Cooper, Mr. R. E., Chesterfield Viaduct, Lanca¬shire, Derbyshire, and East Coast Railway, 264, 265, 288
  • Cooper, Mr. R Elliott, on the Location and Cost of Working Pioneer Railways, 539
  • Copper Age in Egypt, On Tools and Weapons of the, 593
  • Copper in Chaldea, On the Age of, 237
  • Copper, Exports from, 199
  • Copper from Green Water, 232
  • Copper Mining and Engineering, 395
  • Copper Pan, An Euormous, 413
  • Copper, Separation of Mercury from, 57
  • Copper-sheathed Passenger Coach, A, 231
  • Copper Used Prior to Bronze for Making Tools, 237
  • Copperthwaite, Mr. Harold, on Rails and Per¬manent Way, 533
  • Cordite Case, The, 241, 270
  • Cordite in India, Manufacture of, 496
  • Cordite, Storage of, 144
  • Cores. Temperature at which to Dry and Bake, 109 ' ’
  • Corliss Engine, Messrs. W. II. Hopper, 106, 108,
  • Corliss Engine Cylinder, 113
  • Corn Pith Cellulose, American, 9
  • Corngreaves Furnace Company, New Furnace to be Started by, 124
  • Cornices, Danger of Projecting Stone, 137
  • Cornwall, On the Prospects of Deep Mining in, 537
  • Cornwall Railway, Accident on the, 163
  • Correction, A.—see, 164, 243
  • “ Corrientes ” Boiler, Interior of Steam Chamber. 301
  • Corrugated Disc Steel Pulley, 301 Corrugated Pulley 329
  • Corscaden, Mr. Thos., A Wrought Steel Pulley, 647
  • Cortecine for Steel Decks, 163
  • Corundum and Steel Tested, Relative Strength of, 461
  • Costs of Patent Cases, 327
  • Cotton Cloth Factories Act, 1889, Inquiry into the Working of, 291
  • Cotton Industry of Lombardy, The, 592
  • Cotton-spinning Industry in North and South Carolina and Georgia, 413
  • County Council Projects, 143
  • Couplings, Automatic Railway, 491
  • Coupling for Winding or Hauling Engines, A Spring, 175
  • Coventry Gear Case and Belting Company, Par¬ticulars Relating to, 278
  • Coventry Sewage Disposal Scheme, 573
  • Cradock and Co., Messrs. G., Wire Rope made by, 109
  • Cramp, Mr. H. P., on American Corn Pith Cellulose, 9
  • Cramp, Messrs., Steam Yacht, 245
  • Crane at Dowlais Worked by Electricity, The Travelling, 74
  • Cranes, Immense Travelling, 71
  • Cranes and Lifts, Electric, 362
  • Cranes, Safety Hooks for, 43, 122
  • Crane, 30-Ton Steam Travelling, 321
  • Crane, A Titan, 241
  • Crank for Cycles, Barker’s, 374, 412, 435, 463, 489, 521, 575
  • Crater of an Electric Arc, On the Effect of Pressure in the Surrounding Gas on the Temperature of the, 373
  • Crewe, Fifty Compound Locomstives Ordered at, 109
  • Crimp _ and Worth, Messrs., On the Main Drainage of London, 250
  • Crossley, Mr. Francis Wm., 351
  • Crossley Bros., Limited, Oil Engine Department, 355
  • Crow’s Nest Pass Railway, Question of the, 257

Croydon Water Supply, The, 593

  • Crucibles, Permeability to Furnace Cases of Clay, 479
  • Cruisers “Amphitrite,” “Argonaut,” and “Ariadne,” Details of the, 109
  • Cruiser “ Brooklyn,” The U.S., 410, 411
  • Cruiser "Esmeralda,” First-clats Chilian, 320, 328
  • Cruiser “Niobe,” The New, 211
  • Crutchley and Snell, Messrs., On Rapid Cable Laying for War Purposes, 452, 464 Crystallisation and Electricity, 601
  • Cuban Sugar Output in 1897, 40
  • Cummins, Mr. W. R., High Pressure for Marine Engines, 418
  • Currency Reform, The U.S., 6C6
  • Cutlers’ Company’s Enterprise to Protect the Manufactures and Name of Sheffield, 30 Cutting of Bevel Gears with Rotary Cutters, Experimental Investigation of the, 96 Cutting Raw Rubber into Slices, Machine for, 330
  • Cyanide Process of Gold Extraction, The, 381, 429, 440, 457
  • Cycles, Automobiles, &c., in Vienna, Exhibition of, 95
  • Cycles, Barker’s Compound Crank for, 374, 412, 435, 465, 489
  • Cycle Brakes, Mr. George Turton’s Patent, 47
  • Cycle Construction, Mr. Alf. Marshall, 409
  • Cycle, Gas Eogine, Mr. Tremlett Carter’s, 461
  • Cycle Production, Increase of, 306, 330
  • Cycle Show, Birmingham, The, 124
  • Cycle Tire, The Cha e Pneumatic, 8
  • Cycle Trade Boom, The, 72, 179, 498
  • Cycle Trade, Impetus given to the Steel Trade by the, 72
  • Cycles by Train, Van for Conveyance of, 95
  • Cycle Tube Joining, Machine to Dispense with Brazing, 124
  • Cylinder, Joy’s Patent Assistant, 619
  • Cylinder Pressure, Average, as a Measure of Train Resistance, 244
  • Cylinders for Valve Gear, Assistant, 150
  • Cyprns, Railway for, 35, 413
  • Czekelius, Mr. Aurel, The New Francis-Joseph Bridge, 486, 487, 490

D

  • DAIMLER Co.’s Motor Cars, The, 124
  • Duluth to New York, Cost of Carryirg a Barrel of Flour from, 237
  • Dam, the Croton, near New York, 136
  • Dam, an Iron-plated, 71
  • Danish State Railways, 291
  • Danish State Railway Authorities, Steel Rails Likely to be Required by, 278
  • Danube Cataracts for Power Production, Exclusive
  • Use of the, Acquired by a German, 627
  • Darlington Forge, Steel Stern Frame Casting. 588
  • Darlington Steel and Iron Company, Limited, Liquidation, 401
  • Darlington Steel and Iron Company, The Liqui¬dator’s C rcular to the Shareholders, 253
  • Darlington Steel and Iron, the Reconstruction Pronounced Impossible by Mr. W. B. Peat, 425 538’ °n ®ePara^e Condensing Plants,
  • Davey, Mr. Hy., on Water in Deep Shafts, 536
  • Davidson’s Direct-acting Steam Pumps, 216
  • Dawkins, Prof. W. Boyd, on the Coal Measures at Dover, 178
  • Dawkins, Prof. W. B., on the Relation of Geology to History, 295
  • Dawson, Mr. Geo., Presentation to, 461
  • Day, Summers, and Co., Sheers for Haulbowline Dockyard, 613
  • Dearne Valley Railway Company’s Bill, The, 513
  • De Bergue and Co., Multiple Punching Machine and Other Works in Progress, 451 Decimal System, The, 21
  • Decimal System in Engineering Measurement, Capt. Sankey on the, 573
  • Decks of Warships, Cortecine for Covering the, 163
  • Deeley, Mr. R. M., Superficial Tension and Lubri¬cation, 157, 198
  • Deeley, R. M. and C. E. Wolff, Viscous Flow in Capillary Tubes, 1
  • Deep Borings, 644
  • Deep Levels in Mining Practice in the United Kingdom, Mr. Broogh on, 536
  • Deep Mining Prospects in Cornwall, 537
  • Defacqz, M. Ed., Wolfram Reduced by Carbon in the Electric Furnace, 57
  • Defects in French Battleships, 113, 194
  • Deleterious Action of Calcareous Water on Iron Pipes, 365
  • Denaby Sinking Pump, The, 216
  • Denny and Dunipace Sewage Works, 316
  • Denny and Dunipace Sewage Works, Mr. J. Fer¬guson, 261
  • Denver, High Masonry Dam, 375
  • D6I593and Ashbourne, L;ght Railway between,
  • De Ridder’s Flue Gas Sampling Apparatus, 627
  • Designs Applied for aftho Patent-office, 1896, 413
  • Destroyer “ Corrientes,” The Argentine, 165
  • Detonators, Mr. W. J. Orswan on the Best Class of, 524
  • Devil’s Dyke Railway, Brighton, 339, 346
  • Devonport, Dredging with Explosives, 450
  • Dewar, Prof., On Liquid Air as an Agent of Research, 496, 513
  • Dewrance, Mr. John, Marine Engine Bearings, 42
  • Diagrams from the Engines of H.M.S. “Power¬ful,” 130
  • Diamond Jubilee Pit, Turning of the First Sod of a New Shaft, 354
  • Diamonds, The Manufacture of, 348
  • Diaries, Calendars, &c., 4, 31, 113
  • D:atto Surface Contact Electric Tramway at Tours, 217
  • ^'^109' ^r' J'* on London Water Supply,
  • Dibdin, Mr. W. J., on the Purification of the Thames, 250
  • Dibdin, Mr. W. J., His Resignation, 291
  • Dick’s Anti-fouling Composition on the “Scotia,” Explosion of, 57
  • Dielectric Stresses, Competition for Experiments . Confirming Maxwell’s, 391
  • Dines, Mr. W. H., on the Relation between Cold Periods and Anti-Cyclonic Conditions of Weather in England during Winter, 426
  • Dingle Station, Railway Accident at, 641
  • Disclaimer, A, 167, 198
  • Disinfectant, Izal as a, 425
  • Distortion cf Indicator Diagrams, Prof. Gots cn the Causes of the, 439
  • Diversion of the Periyar, 113
  • Diving Bell Rock Dredger, 41
  • Dixon and Thwaite, Messrs., Experiments on the Utilisation of Blast Furnace Gases, 137
  • Dock at Aberdeen, Graving, 482
  • Doek Accommodative n at Antwerp, Extension of 3
  • Dock, Dankirk, Improvements at, 481
  • Dock Entrance of St. Nazaire, The New, 391
  • Dock, Floating, for the Spanish Government, 163, 179
  • Dock and Harbour Improvement, Burntisland, 443
  • Dock, Hull, New Gates for the Albert, 482
  • Docks, The Kidderpur, 217
  • Dock at New York, Need of a Dry, 137
  • Dock Pumping Machinery, 544, 549
  • Dock and River Bills, Summary of, for the Coming Session, 105
  • Dockyards for Japan, 95
  • Dominion Government's Contract for a Fast Atlantic Steamship Service, 413
  • Dominion Government, Railway Enterprise En¬couraged, 641
  • Dominion, West Indies, On the Rainfall of, 509
  • Don, Bridge over the, 456, 466, 518, 520, 663
  • Donaldson, Mr. H. F., Cold Storage at the London and East India Docks, 200
  • Donkin, Mr. Bryan, On Important Questions in the Economic Working of Steam Engines and Boilers, 537
  • Dorman, Mr. C. M., Inaugural Address dealing with the Principles of Radiation, 72
  • Dortmund District, Coal Production in the, 593
  • Dortmund-Ems Canal, Approaching Completion of, 496
  • Double-cutting Planing Machines, On, 263
  • Double-ending Machine, A, 146
  • Dover Collieries, Accident at the, 263
  • Dover Electric Tramways, Mr. H. E. Stilgoe, 431
  • Dover-Ostend Service, The, 464
  • Dover, Public Works of, Mr. H. E. Stilgoe on, 431
  • Dowlais, Accident at, 426
  • Dowlais Fitters’ Strike, Cost of the, 48
  • Dowlais Works, Electric Plant at, 526
  • Dowlais Company’s Difficulty with its Colliers ended, 180
  • Dowlais Company, Meeting of Colliers, 48
  • Dowson, Mr. J. E., on Gas for Power Purposes, 542
  • Dowson, Mr. J. E., on Metric Weights and Measures, 237
  • Doxford and Sons, Cargo-carrying Vessels for the Clan Line, 48
  • Dragon Fly Bicycle, The, 179
  • Drainage, House, Proposed Bye-law3 of the London County Council with respect to, 247
  • Drainage of London, On the Main, 250
  • Drainer, Automatic, for Steam Engine Cylinders,
  • Draught, Forced v. Suction, 213
  • Draught, Induced, 175, 194,196
  • Drawbridge, A Bascule, 556
  • Dredger, Electro-hydraulic, Mr. L. W. Bates, 314, 315
  • Dredging Contract, A Large, 360
  • Dredging with Explosives at Devonport, 450
  • Dredging Gold-bearing Gravel, 375
  • Dredging at Natal, 52
  • Dredging on the Rhine, Rock, 41
  • Drill, Liesen’s Rock, 329
  • Drilling and Boring Machine, Radial, Messrs. J. Spencer and Co., 613
  • Drilling Machine, Three-head Boiler, 45
  • Drilling Steel with Drills having Tubes containing Oil, 391
  • Driving System, On the Advantages of the In¬dependent. 373
  • Drummond, Mr., Locomotive for the London and South-Western Railway Company, 291
  • Drunkenness among Boilermakers, 558
  • Dry Dock at New York, Need of a, 137
  • Dublin and Lucan Electric Railway, The, 439
  • Dublin and Lucan Steam Tramway, The, 519
  • Dublin, Wicklow, and Wexford Railway, The Electric Tramway v., 413
  • Dubreuil, M., On Belt and Rope Transmissions. 199 ’
  • Duckham Patent Pneumatic Grain Elevator
  • “ Garryowen ” for Limerick (Supplement, Feb¬ruary VZth, 1897), 193
  • “Ductor” Combined Nail-making and Box Nail¬ing Machine, 40
  • Duff, Mr. E. J., On the Efficiency and Manage¬ment of Steam Boilers, 124, 137
  • Duller Smoke Absorption Apparatus, The, 523
  • Dunkirk, Dock Improvements at, 481
  • Dunkirk, Maritime Improvements at, 78
  • Dunlop Company’s Works, Strike at, 98
  • Dunn, Mr. Jas., Appointed Director of Messrs. Vickers, Son, and Co.. 524
  • Dunston Iron and Steel Works for Sale, The, 629
  • Duplex Wheel Lathe, Messrs. Jas. Spencer’ and Co., 613
  • Durham College of Science, The Experimental Engines at the, 89, 92, 104
  • Durham Miners' Association and the Federation of Great Britain, The Talked-of Amalgamation of the, 125
  • Durham Miners’ Federation Board, Claim for Advance in Wages, 355
  • Durston, Mr. Albert, Recent Trials of the
  • “ Powerful” and “ Terrible,” 359, 363
  • Dutch Guiana Duty Free, Importation of Tools and Machinery for Gold Mining into, 439
  • Dynamical Terminology, 248, 274, 275, 294, 327, 345, 367, 386, 412, 465, 489, 556
  • Dynamite Disaster at Plymouth, 6
  • Dynamite, Disastrous Explosion of, 217
  • Dynamite Explosion in Devonport Harbour, The, Dynamite, On the Influence of Heat on, 513
  • Dynamo-Electric Machinery and Electric Lamps, Import Duties in Foreign Countries, 200
  • Dynamometer, Froude, Durham College of Science, Dynamometer, New Form of Transmission, 593
  • Dynamos, On Turbines Applied to, 543

E

  • EAGLE Foundry at Stockton Re-opened 47
  • Eagle Ironfoundry and the Oxbridge Foundry, 73
  • Earth's Magnetic Field, 163
  • Earth, A New Determination of the Gravitation Constant and Mean Density of the, 641
  • Eastbourne, The Flood-prevention Works in, 598
  • East China Railway Company Comes into Existence, 202
  • East Coast Route to Scotland, 249, 275, 295
  • East Ferry Read Engineering Works, Pneumatic
  • Elevator “Ga-ryowen " (Supplement, Februari/ 19M, 1897), 193
  • East River, United States, New Bridge over the. 627
  • Easton, Anderson, and Gooiden, Limited, Issuo of Stock, 485
  • Easton, Anderson, and Goolden’s Exhibit at Newcastle-on-Tyne, 599
  • Easton and Anderson Ram, The, 211 "^3^ar’S ” Stokeh°ld8, The Ventilation of the,
  • Edison Company of Milan, Increased Capital of the, 551
  • Edison Electric Illuminating Company of Pater¬son, Fireproof Flooring in their Power Station, 237
  • Edison's System for Electrically Separating Metallic Iron from its Surroundings, 74
  • Educational Facilities on Board the Recruiting and Training Ships, Additions made to the, 217
  • Edwards, Mr. Clement, Railway Nationalisation in Relation to the Coal Trade, 216
  • Egypt, Important Public Works to be Undertaken in, 604
  • Egypt, On Tools and Weapons of the Copper Age in, 593
  • Eight Hours, 516
  • Eight Hours for Miners, 468
  • Eight Hours Question and the Amalgamated
  • Society of Engineers, 579
  • Eight Hours Question, Mr. Barnes on the, 629
  • Eight Hours Question at the Blast Furnaces in the North, 579 1897, 13
  • Eiffel Tower at New Brighton, 122
  • Elastic Journal Packing for Axle Boxes, The Patent, 125
  • Elbe, Rectification of the, 620
  • Electric Air Brake, The Chapsal, 217
  • Electric Carriage, An American, 8
  • Electric Central Station Working, Mr, P. W. McDougall on, 8
  • Electric Condensers, Experimental Study in Connection with, 7
  • Electric Construction Company, Continuous Current Multipolar Dynamo for the Man¬chester Corporation, 401
  • Electric Currents, Polyphase, 284, 327
  • Electric Driving, Utilisation of Multiphase Currents in, 6
  • Electric Energy at 2d. per Unit, The St. Pancras Vestry Agrees to Supply, 109
  • Electric Engineering, 1896, 17
  • Electric Express Underground Line for London, 163
  • Electric Governor, The Replcgle, 3
  • Electric Hansom, An, 350
  • Electric Haulage of Certain Belgian Railways, Working by, 257
  • Electric end Horse Traction Tramways in Hanover, 551
  • Electric Healing of the Generating Station of the Niagara Falls Power Company, 413
  • Electric Industry, The, 69
  • Electric Industry in Cape Colony, The, 396
  • Electric Industry in France, Progress of the, 551
  • Electric Installation Rules, 40
  • Electric Installation and Supply, Prescriptions of the Soc. des Electriciens Suisse for, 641
  • Electric Interlocking the Block and Mechanical Signals on Railways, 147, 167, 186, 276
  • Electric Lift, Messrs. Easton, Anderson, and j Gooiden, 599
  • Electric Lifts and Cranes, Mr. H. W. Ravenshaw on, 362
  • Electric Lift Engine, Compound, Messrs. E. Scott 1 and Mountain, 588, 599
  • Electric Light and Other on British and French 1 Coasts, 319
  • Electric Light Extension Projects, Manchester, 620
  • Electric Light Installation for West Hartlepool, 1 593
  • Electric Light for Cheltenham, 178
  • Electric Light for Leeds, 137
  • Electric Light for Leith, 593
  • Electric Light for Malta, 7
  • Electric Light for Manchester, 551
  • Electric Light Plant, Paterson, 277
  • Electric Light on Swiss Railways, 513
  • Electric Lighting Company of Birmingham, The, 498
  • Electric Lighting Plant for Ships of War, 436
  • Electric Mains, Underground, 240
  • Electric Mains, Underground, Mr. Burstall on,
  • Electric Motor Cars, Electric Energy at 2d. per Unit, 109
  • Electric Motors on the Brooklyn Bridge, 72
  • Electric Motors in a Factory, 604
  • Electric Plant, London Central Railway, 587
  • Electric Power Station for the London Underground Lines, 391
  • Electric Power Stations in Germany, on the Alternating and Continuons Current Systems, Percentage of, 95 I
  • Electric Power Supply for Madeira, 439
  • Electric Power Transmission from Niagara Falls, 45
  • Electric Power Transmission' Plant at Traverse City, U.S.A., 627
  • Electric Railway between Detroit and Port Huron, 341
  • Electric Railway, The Dublin and Lucan, 439
  • Electric Railways, London, Underground, 200, 373, 391
  • Electric Railway, South London, 200
  • Electric Resistance Wire, A New, Messrs. W. T. Glover and C'o., 227
  • Electric Safety Lamp for Mines, 72
  • Electric Ships of Marvellous Speed, 163
  • Electric Shunting Locomotive in the United States, 162
  • Electric Supply Companies of London in 1896, Capital Expenditure of, 64
  • Electric Supply Station, Harrogate, 439
  • Electric Supply Stations of the United Kingdom, The Electrician'.i Supplement on the, 35
  • Electric Traction, Bristol Tramways, 167
  • Electric Traction Question, Bordeaux, 291
  • Electric Traction for Railways, U.S.A., 627
  • Electric Traction for Tramways, 267 >n
  • Electric Traction Trials on Belgian Railways, 329
  • Electric Training and Testing Institution, 113 >8
  • Electric Tranicars, SiDgle Wire Distribution for, :o 109
  • Electric Tramway, Diatto Surface Contact, 217
  • Electric Tramways at Barcelona, English . Bel¬ie gian Competition, 620
  • Electric Tramways for Braila, 291
  • Electric Tramways, The Cardiff, 373
  • Electric Tramways, The Dover, 431
  • Electric Tramways at Havre, 319
  • Electric Tramway for Monaco, 518
  • Electric Tramway Pole, Fountain of Water Spring- iting from the Top of an, 598
  • Electric Tramways with Underground Conductors,
  • Electric Tramway, Willoughby, New South Wales, 319
  • Electric Transmission of Power in a Colliery, Mr. Gorchot on, 603
  • Electric Transmission, Long Distance, Between a, Folsom and Sacramento, 590
  • Electric Transmission of Power in Marine Engineering and Shipbuilding, 446
  • Electric Transmission Water-power Plant, Fresno, in California, 238, 239
  • Electric Underground Railway Bill for London,
  • Electric Waves in Wires, Effect of Capacity on Stationary, 391
  • Electric Wire, The Peril of the, 403
  • Electric Work, Modern Japan, 138 ;e
  • Electrically Annealing Armour-plates, 446
  • Electrically-welded Tubes, 575
  • Electrically WeldiDg Steel Rails, U.S., 7
  • Electricity Applied to Engineering Tools, Mr. F. id J. Rowan, 470
  • Electricity in a Bicycle Factory, 305
  • Electricity, Car Lighting by, 627 in Electricity from Carbon Without Heat, Mr. W. E.
  • Case on, 341
  • Electricity in Chicago, Fires Attributed to, 413
  • Electricity in Coal Mining, Messrs. Locker and ie C. C. Tasker, 273
  • Electricity, Crysta'li3ation and, 601
  • Electricity and Electrical Vibration, Lord Rayleigh on, 263, 341
  • Electricity, Factory Operated by, 277
  • Electricity, Heating Dwelling-houses by, 373
  • Electricity in Oil Mining, The Use of, 634 in Electricity, On the Prevention of Fires due to Leakage of, 295
  • Electricity instead of Steam. 562
  • Electricity Supply, Malta, 337, 342, 343, 344
  • Electricity Supply, On Methods of Charging for, 278
  • Electricity Supply at 230 Volts, Mr. A. H. Gibbings on, 179
  • Electricity, On the Transmission of Power by, 534
  • Electricity, On the Transmission of Power in l, Factories by, 524
  • Electricity, On the Utilisation of the Cataracts for the Generation of, 373
  • Electro-hydraulic Dredger, Mr. L. W. Bates, 314, i, 315
  • Electrolysis in Brooklyn, Damage to Gas and Water Pipes by, 319
  • Electrolysis, A Water Pipe Eaten Through by,
  • Electro Machine Tools, America, 177
  • Electrometer, An Absolute, 163
  • Elevated Railroads in the United States, “ Faulty 1 Detailing,” 257
  • Elevation of a Railway in America, 177
  • Elevator, “ Garryowen,” Duckham Patent Pneu¬matic Grain (Supplement, Felt urn 19M, 1897), 193
  • Elevators, Pneumatic Grain, 577
  • E'lington, Mr. Edw. Bayzand, 535
  • Ellis, Mr. R. P., Succeeded by Mr. J. Farrow, v 391
  • Eltringham, Alderman J. T., 652 t Emigration from Germany, 57
  • Employers’ Liability, 515 l Employment Statistics, 020
  • Enamelled Ironware, Foreign Better than English,

Engines:

  • Engine, An American Winding, 159, 168
  • Engine, The Atmospheric, and Humphrey Potter, 61
  • Engines for Australia, American Steam, 641
  • Engine Bearings, Marine, 42
  • Engine for Belt Driving, Compound Inverted Vertical, 109
  • Engines and Boilers, On Important Questions in , the Economic Working of Steam, 537
  • Engines and Boilers in Parliament, 197
  • Engine, Compound, Messrs. Greter, Krevanick. and Co., 192, 193
  • Engine, Compound, Messrs. Lilpop, Rau, and Levenstein, 192
  • Engine, Compound Electrio Lift, Messrs. E. Scott and Mountain, 588, 699
  • Engine, Compound Six-coupled Goods, 241
  • Engine, Computing the Power of a Steam, in Kilowatts and in Horses, 620
  • Engines, Condensing and Non-condensing, Ideal Limit of Performance for, 109
  • Engine, Corliss, Messrs. W. H. Hopper, 106, 108,
  • Engine Cylinder, Corliss, 113
  • Engmo, jggU^e Clotch Winding, Montana Mines,
  • Engine and Dynamo Combination, Steam, for the Manchester Corporation, 391 Engine and Dynamo, Compound, Messrs. Hay¬ward-Tyler and Co., 647
  • Engine and Dynamo, High-speed, Messrs. E. Scott and Mountain, 388
  • Engines in the Electric Railway Power House in Omaha, Breakdown of Two Westingbouse, 373, 461
  • Engines, Gas, Mr. Joseph Ledent, 305
  • Engines, Gas, for Pumping, 375
  • Engines, Goeds and Passenger, in Japan, 283, 289
  • Engines, Experimental, at the Durham College of Science, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, with some Results from same, 89, 92,104
  • Engines of H.M. “ Isis," with Natural and Forced Draught, Horse-power Indicated by the, 237
  • Engines of H.M.S. “ Powerful,” Diagrams from the Engines of, 130
  • Engines of H.M.S. “ Powerful,” Satisfactory Open¬ing Out of the, 217
  • Engine, Launch, 150
  • Engines for Mill Work, The Use of High-tpeed, 306
  • Engine, An Old Newcomen, 616
  • Engine Practice, Marine, The Highest Point yet Reached in, 137
  • Engines, Pumping, Brighton Waterworks (Sup¬plement, January 22nd, 1897), 85
  • Engines, Pumping, for India, 482
  • Engines, Pumping, for Rotterdam (Supplement, May 7 th, 1897), 429, 432, 433, 460 Engines, Quadruple - expansion, for the Lake Steamer “Crescent City,” 137
  • Engines, Relative Advantages and Disadvantages of Rotary and Reciprocating Marine, 540
  • Engines, Russian Mill, 141
  • Engines, On Short-stroke Steam, 122
  • Engine, 6-N.H.P. Traction, Messrs. Ruston, Proctor, and Co., 548
  • Engine, Small Triple-expansion, MM. Foque et Cie., 172
  • Engines in South Africa, Traction, 213
  • Engines, Spring Coupling for Hauling or Wind¬ing, 175
  • Engines, Tests of Three Sulzer, 620
  • Engines, Traction, Royal Agricultural Show, 639
  • Engines, Triple-expansion, Nijni Novgorod Exhi¬bition, 80, 88
  • Engineer and the Auto-car Competition, The,
  • 297, 467, 483, 491, 515, 571, 653
  • Engineer's Conference, The, 349
  • Engineers' Dispute in the North of England, 855, 377
  • Engineer 1100 Guineas Road Carriage Competi¬tion, 297, 467, 483, 491, 515, 571, 653
  • Engineers, Examination Test for Civil, 43
  • Engineers and Firemen in the United States, Number of, 217
  • Engineers, Honours for, 645
  • Engineer Horseless Carriage Competition, Dia¬gram Route Map, 483
  • Engineer Officers Added to the Navy List, 1897, 291
  • Engineer, The Pullie Health, A New Sixpenny Weekly, 551
  • Engineers, Stationary and Other, to be Examined and Licensed, Efforts in the United States to Render it Compulsory for, 199
  • Engineers in Sydney, Rate of Wages asked for by the, 225
  • Engineering, Civil, 1896, 13
  • Engineering Contract Dispute, 344
  • Engineering Dispute, The, 425
  • Engineering, Electrical, 1896, 17
  • Engineering Industries, The Dispute in the, 279
  • Engineering, Inland Navigation, 271
  • Engineering Laboratories, The Equipment of, 321
  • Engineering, Mechanical, 1896, 14
  • Engineering, Mechanical, as a Profession, 601
  • Engineering in Peace and War, Volunteer, 301
  • Engineering, Professional, 394
  • Engineering, Sanitary, 1896, 18
  • Engineering Tests, Accuracy in, 596
  • Engineering Tools, Recent Practice in the Appli¬cation of Electricity to, 470
  • Engineering Trades Employers, Organisation to Strengthen the Hands of the, 424
  • Engineering Trade, The Expected Lock-out in the, 307, 331
  • Engineering Trade, The Lock-out in the, 546
  • Engineering Trades in May, Employment in the, 570
  • Engineering Trade, Revival in the, 64
  • Engineering Trade, Wages in the, 39
  • Engineering Undertakings, The Rating of, 403
  • Engineering Work at Rouen, A Novel, 409
  • Engineering Works to be Offered for Auction, 652
  • Enginemen, Certificated, 220
  • Engine-room Artificers, 315, 367, 368, 387
  • England the only Sea Power of the First Rank, 496
  • English and Foreign Armour Plates, 416
  • Equilibrium System of Feeding Electric Railways, Mr. C. E. P. D. Spagnoletti on the, 573
  • Erie Canal, The, 305
  • Erratum in Description of Thompson’s Conveyor, 621
  • Esparto Industry, The, 161
  • Eston Steel Works, Activity of Trade at, 525
  • Ether and its Work, The, 271, 295
  • Ethereal Telegraphy, 546
  • Evans and Sons, Messrs., The Dragon Fly Bicycle, 179
  • Evans and Sons, Messrs. Joseph, Orders for Steam Pumps taken by, 496
  • Evaporator, Foster’s Film, 449
  • Evaporation, Possible, 46
  • Examinations for Engineering Students, The Question of Regular, 72
  • Examination Test for Civil Engineers, 43
  • Excavating Machines, French, 305
  • Exhaust Valves, Non-clearance, 198
  • Exhibitions:
  • Brussels Exhibition, 44, 130, 390, 425, 589, 616
  • Building Trades’ Exhibition, 237, 318
  • Coachbuilders’ Exhibition, 589
  • Hamburg, Tramway Technical, 373
  • Imperial Institute, Motor Car Exhibition, 86
  • Imperial Institute: Yaohting and Fisheries, 162
  • Kieff Agricultural Society’s, 7
  • Lima Exhibition, 547
  • Meteorological Instrument, 172, 291
  • Munich, Motors and Machine Tools, 191
  • Newcastle, Electrical and Engineering Trades,
  • 203, 210, 388, 599
  • Nijni Novgorod, 80, 88,106, 108, 111, 164,192, 292, 293
  • Paris International, German Participation in, 57
  • Polytechnic Institute, Exhibition of Inventions and Improvements Relating to Science, Industry, Arts and Crafts, Alimentation, and Hygiene, 496
  • Saint James’s Hall, Piccadilly, Fireproof Materials made from Asbestos, 559
  • St. Petersburg International Electrical, 593
  • Sydney Engineering Association Exhibition, 233, 500
  • Tennessee Exhibition, Large See-saw at, 439
  • Victorian Era Exhibition, Earl’s Court, 513, 637
  • Victorian Exhibition, Crystal Palace, 456, 561
  • Vienna, Cycles, Accessories, Automobiles, and Sporting Goods, 95
  • Yachting and Fisheries, 246
  • Expanded Metal Company, Breaking Tests of Long-span Floor Arches, 60, 87 Expansion v. Throttling, 89, 92, 104
  • Explosion at Aldersgate-street Station, 439, 545
  • Explosion on an Austrian Warship at Lisbon, 570
  • Explosions in Brussels and their Cause, 137
  • Explosion of Dynamite, Disastrous, 217
  • Explosion, Gas, Nine Elms, 95
  • Explosion on 1I.M.S. "Blake,” 217
  • Explosions, Remarks on Coal Mines, 175
  • Explosion on a Russian Battleship. 327
  • Explosion at Seaton Carew Blast Furnaces, 95
  • Explosion, Submarine, 449
  • Explosions, Suggested Rules for the Recovery of Coal Mines After, 588
  • Explosion of a Torpedo on the ‘ ‘ Theseus,” 319
  • Explosive Atmospheres on Board Ship, On the Detection of, 137
  • Explosives as Compared with Gunpowder, Safety Cost and Efficiency, 216
  • Explosives, Cost and Efficiency of Safety, 202
  • Explosives in Mines, 30,100, 141, 640
  • Explosives in Mines, New Order in Council Respecting, and its Effect on the Cost of
  • Coal-production, 141
  • Explosives, Question of the Introduction of the Orders Concerning, 402
  • Explosives, the Use of which is Permitted in Coal Mines, 7
  • Express Locomotives, Some Noteworthy, 114,119
  • Express Trains in the United States, Elaborate, 641
  • Eye Injuries in tho Mining and Foundry District of Bochum, 237
  • Eyelet Machines? 369
  • Eyre, Mr. R , on Electrically-welded Steel Rails, 7
  • Eyres, Mr. U. C., Presentation to, 94

F

  • FACTORY Operated by Electricity, 277
  • Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Com¬pany’s Premises, Fire at the, 163, 180 Fall of Rock on a Scotch Railway, 11
  • Famine Works in India, The Nira Irrigation Canal, 135, 136, 183, 184, 234, 235
  • Fans, The Capell, Rateau and Mortier, 306
  • Fans, Experiments upon Propeller Ventilating, 648
  • Fan, Portable Hand-driven, Tho Schiele Union Engineering Co., 330
  • Fay’s Balanced Valve for Locomotives, 107
  • Faraday, Mr. P. M , Rating of Engineering Undertakings, 373, 403
  • Fares on Belgian Railways, 439
  • Farming Machinery in Manitoba, 25
  • Farnham Waterworks, 161
  • Fast Run on the Chicago, Barlington, and Qaiuoy Railway, U.S.A., 266
  • Fast Run on the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago, and St. Louis Railway, 263
  • Fast Train, A, 375
  • Fastest Trains in Germany, The, 74
  • Faulkner, Mr. John, 163
  • Federation of Engineering Associations, the Machine Tool Dispute, the Forty-eight Hours Question, 472, 474, 499, 524, 557
  • Follows and Bate, Messrs., Method of Taking up the Stretching of a Chain, 252
  • Ferguson, Mr. J., Denny and Dunipace Sewage Works, 261
  • Ferraris, Prof. Galileo, 199
  • Ferreira Cyanide Works, 429, 440
  • Ferries Car, The Great Lakes of America, 132
  • Ferro-Man Ranese, Average Analysis of 80 percent., 291
  • Fibre, Agave, Its Uses, 199
  • Files, Machine-cut v. Hand-made, 279
  • File Contracts, The Government and, 99
  • File Trade, Machinery in the, 516
  • Files, Hand and Machine-cut, 99
  • Film Evaporator, Fester’s, 449 Filters, Coke Sewage, 7
  • Filter Tanks on Government Propsrty, Use of Polarite in, 570
  • Filtration of Sawage through Coke Breeze, 7
  • Fires Attributed to Electricity in Chicago, 413
  • Fire-boxes of American Locomotives too Small, 7
  • Fire-box Sheets for the Schenectady Locomotive Works, 237
  • Fire Brigades Union, Annual Meeting of the National, 137
  • Fire at a Clyde Shipbuilding, 163, 180
  • Fire-damp Indicator for Mines, 439
  • Fire and Electricity, Mr. Fred Bathurst on, 295
  • Fire Engine Factory on Fire, A, 652
  • Fire Engines, Steam, Messrs. Wm. Rose and Co., 226
  • Fire in Ice-cold Storage Vaults, A, 551
  • Fire Installation at the General Post-office Tested, 263
  • Fire at Messrs. Walker and Hall's London Show¬rooms, 179
  • Fireproof Flooring, Novel Kind of, 237
  • Fireproof Materials made from Asbestos, Exhibi¬tion of, 559, 570
  • Firth and Sons, Limited, Messrs. Thos., Combina¬tion between the Sterling Steel Co. and, 109
  • Firth and Sons, Messrs. Thos., War Goods’ 525
  • Firth’s Shot and other Armour-piercing Projec¬ tiles, Trials of, 301
  • Fisher, Air. Joseph Scott, 279
  • Fitzgerald, Admiral C. C. P., Water-tube Boilers in Warships, 359, 361
  • Flag Signalling at Sea, Interesting Arithmetical Fact relative to, 217
  • Fleet, The Mobilisation of the, 426
  • Fleming, Dr. J. A., Method of Determining Magnetic Hysteresis. 641
  • Fleming and Ferguson, Messrs., Pumping Engines, Brighton Waterworks, 85
  • Fletcher, Mr. LaviDgton E., 614, 646
  • Fletcher, Rus;ell, and Co., Gas Brazing Bench. 355
  • Fletcher, Mr. Thos. Wm., Gas Muffle Furnaces, 603
  • Fleuss Life-saving Apparatus for Mines, The, 72
  • Floating Dock for the Spanish Government, 163, 179
  • Flood-prevention Works in Eastbourne, On the, 598
  • Floor Arches, Breaking Tests of Long Span, 60, 87
  • Floors, Cement, 295
  • Flooring, Novel Kind of Fireproof, 237
  • Flow of Air and the Pressure Exerted is Expressed, Formula by which the Relation between the, 237
  • Flue-gas Sampling Apparatus, De Ridder’s, 627
  • Fluorine Gas, Liquefaction of, 593
  • Fly-wheel Accidents in the U.S., 391
  • Fly-wheel, Rreakage of a, 361
  • Fly-wheols, Experiments on the Bursting of Small, 461
  • Folen, Sons, and Co., Messrs., Traction Engines, 639
  • Fog Horns, Compressed Air, 601
  • Fulkard, Mr. Arthur, 5
  • Folsom - Sacramento Power Transmission, The, 590
  • Foque et Cie., MM., Small Triple Expansion,
  • Forbes, Mr., Appointment, 401
  • Forbss, Professor, ou the Utilisation of the Cataracts for Generating Electricity, 373
  • Force, Philosophers and Units of, 37
  • Forced and Natural Draughts, Coal Consumption Trial at, 237
  • Forced <•. Suction Draught, 213
  • Forde, Mr. H. C., 213
  • Foreign-built Yachts and American Customs, 372
  • Foreign Competition and English Trade, On, 330
  • Foreign Competition, Lord Herschell on, 107
  • Foreign Competition and our Patent Laws, The Question of, 226
  • Foreign Iron Standards, 646
  • Foreign Metal Trades, Our, 171
  • Forth Bridge Railway Company r. the North British Railway Company, 373
  • Fortifications by Ships, Attack on, 77
  • Forty-eight Hours Question, The, 557
  • Forty-eight Hours Week, A, 575
  • Foster’s Film Evaporator, 449
  • “ Foudroyant ” Ashore at Seacombe, The, 513
  • “ Foudroyant," The Last of the, 628
  • Foundry Iron, Freaks of, 376
  • Fractures of Motor Car Axles cn the Brooklyn Bridge, On the, 496
  • France, Oil Find in, 446
  • France, Population of the Towns in, 439
  • France, Shipbuilding in, 64
  • France, Tonnage of Vessels built in One Quarter in, 496
  • France, The Tramway System in, 365
  • Francis Joseph Bridge at Buda-Pesth, The, 486, 487, 490
  • Fraserburgh Harbour, 511
  • Fraser Condenser, The, 372
  • Fraser Railway Door Controller and Station In¬dicator, 447
  • Free Trade and No Trade, 316
  • Free Trade in Queensland, 90
  • Freaks of Foundry Iron, by Mr. A. B. Harrison, 876
  • French Battleship, A, 442
  • French Battleships, Defects in, 113,194
  • French Cable-laying Steamer •‘Portena,’’ The, 444, 445
  • French Coal and Coke Business, 1894-95-96, 280
  • French Excavating Machines, 305
  • French Export Trade in Flour with England, 263
  • French, Mr. Hy., 625
  • French Iron Production in 1896, 452
  • French Motor Car Race, The, 131, 143
  • French Naval Architecture, 117
  • French Naval Programme, 370
  • French Naval Rsforms, 394, 551
  • French Navy, The, 568
  • French Railways in 1896, 532
  • Frictional Effects of Trains of Cirs on the Air, Apparatus to Determine the, 291
  • Friction Hoists, Messrs. Richmond and Chandler, 330
  • Friction Horse-power in Factories, 21
  • Friction Wheels? 323
  • Friction Wheels, Paper, 151
  • Frictionless Engine Packing Co., Ogden’s Metallic and Fibrous Packing, 304
  • Froude Dynamometer, Durham College of Science, “ Fuji,’’ The Japanese Battleship, 221, 317
  • “ Fuji," Steering Gear of the, 363
  • Fullerton, Hoggart.and Barclay, Messrs. Foster’s Film Evaporator, 449
  • Furnace Gases of Clay Crucibles, On the Perme¬ability to, 479
  • Furnaces, Mr. G. Giers’ Patents, 199
  • Furnaces, Gas Muffle, 603
  • Furnaces by Machinery, Charging Open-heartb, 508
  • Furnaces Producing Pig Iron in Scotland, 426
  • Furnace, Thwaites’ Steel, 160, 194, 212
  • Furnace Valves, Water-sealed, 201
  • Furnace, The Weardale, 479, 497
  • Furness Railway Co., The, 623
  • Fyenoord Engine Works, Pumping Engines, Rotterdam (Supplement, May 7 th), 429, 432, 433, 460

G

  • GALE, A Violent, 620
  • Galloway, Mr. Chas. J., His Commercial Jubilee, 452
  • Galloway, Mr. John, with Portrait, 9
  • Galvanised Buckets? 467
  • Galvanised Tanks, 640
  • Garforth, Mr. W. E., Suggested Rules for the Recovery of Coal Mines after Explosions, 588
  • Garrett, Mr. T. A., Experiments upon Telephones with Nickel Magnets, 391
  • Garrett’s Compound Thrashing and Clover Hull¬ing Machine, 549
  • Garryowen,” Duckham Patent Pneumatic Grain Elevator (Supplement February 19/A, 1897), 193
  • Garth Pit Accident, 620
  • Garth Pit Accident, The, and Mr. Robson’s Evidence, 652
  • Garvie, Mr. R. H., on the Reconstruction and Erection of Latchford Lock Gates, 199
  • Gas, On Acetylene, 400
  • Gas, Acetylene, for Rolling Stock, 35
  • Gases, Blast Furnaces, Experiments on their Utilisation, 137
  • Gas, On Carburetted Water, 366, 542
  • Gas, Carburetted Water, Manchester Corpora¬tion's Scheme, 7
  • Gas Consumers in Indiana v. Oil Producers, 612
  • Gas, Dangerous Properties of Water as Compared to Coal, 319
  • Gas Engines, Mr. Joseph Ledent's Patent, 305
  • Gas Engines, French Ships Propelled by, 439
  • Gas Engines for Pumping, 375
  • Gas Explosion at Nine Elms, 95
  • Gases, Liquefaction of, 327, 368
  • Gas Liquor, Utilisation of, 413
  • Gas made in Germany in 1895, 163
  • Gas Manufacture in London, 144
  • Gas Meter, Messrs. Greenall and Heaton, 330
  • Gas Muffle Furnaces, 603
  • Gas, Natural, Latest Report of the Philadelphia Company Concerning, 593
  • Gas for Power Purposes, On, 542
  • Gas Producer, 576, 601, 626, 640
  • Gas Producer Plant, On the Mond, 295
  • Gas Supply, 1896, 19
  • Gas Testing, Mens. J. Coqui.lion and Pro Clowes, 216
  • Gases Traversed by Electric Sparks, On the Cooling Properties of, 513
  • Gasworks Extensions, Leicester, 237
  • Gasworks in Great Britain and Ireland, 35
  • Gasworks, Nitrogenous By-products of, 77
  • Gaster and Scott, Messrs., On the Mean Monthly Temperatures of the British Isles,
  • 509
  • Gates, Prof. Elmer, Novel Method of Producing a Vacuum, 291
  • Gauntleted Tracks, Running Trains on, 305
  • Gear Wheel, The Rimmington Anti-friction, 71
  • Generating Plant, Should it be Mounted on Springs 542
  • Generator Tests of 200-Kilowatt Continuous Current Turbo, 198
  • Geological Congress, St. Petersburg, 1897, Inter¬national, 285
  • Geological Field Class, London, 390
  • Geology to History, Lectures on the Relation of, 295
  • German Accident Insurance, 18,000,000 Persons Insured in the, 378
  • German and American Technical Schools, 329
  • German Blast Furnaces in March, Output of the, 570
  • German Competition with British Manufacturers in the Netherlands, Mr. W. Robinson on, 314
  • German Emigration Statistics, 496
  • German Empire, Miles of Navigable Inland Waterways in, 570
  • German Foreign Trade in Coal and Coke, 332
  • German Iron and Steel Industry, Woman’s Labour in the, 378
  • Garman Liner “ Augusta Victoria,” The, 495
  • German Merchant Fleet, The, 439
  • German Naval Estimates, The, 210
  • German Railways, 438
  • Garman Railway Working, 1895-96, 530
  • German State Railways, Receipts for November. 1896, 57
  • German State Railways, Revenues for February, 373
  • Germany, Electric Power Stations in, 95
  • Germany, Emigration from, 57
  • Germany, The Fastest Trains, 74
  • Germany, Gas Made in 1895 in, 163
  • Germany, Leather Industry of, 551
  • Germany’s Participation in the Paris Exhibition of 1900, Grant Voted for, 57
  • Germany, Porcelain Industry in, 341
  • Germany, Production in Bessemer and Basic in. 652
  • Germany, Report Relating to Export of Railway Material from, 496
  • Germany, Technical Education in, 116
  • Gibbings, Mr. Alf. H., on Electricity Supply at 230 Volts, 179
  • Gibraltar Dock Extension, 570
  • Giers, Mr. G., Patent for Manufacture of Cast Steel and Homogeneous Iron, 199
  • Gilchrist, Mr., The Bertrand-Thiel Open-hearth Process, 129
  • Giltay, Mr. J. W., Polarisation of Telephonic Receivers, 551
  • Glasgow Internal Exhibition, 144
  • Glasgow Tramways, Electric Equipment of, 593
  • Gla201" 8nd WeSt °f Sootland Technical College,
  • Glass, Utilisation of Waste, 370
  • Glazebrook Junction, Accident at, 341
  • Glew’s Cushion Tire for Road Vehicles, 495
  • Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Com¬pany’s Works, Lightning Express Railway Carriage, Behr’s Patent, 337
  • Glover and Co., Messrs. W. T., Appliance for Curing the Joints in Vulcanised Electric
  • Light Wires and Cables, 605
  • Glover and Company’s New Electrical Resistance Wire, 227
  • Gloyne, Mr. R. M., on the Flood-prevention Works in Eastbourne, 598
  • Gold Extraction, The Cyanide Process of, 381, 429, 440, 457
  • Gold System for Hoating Railway Carriages, The, 125
  • Goods Train Loads, 83
  • Gorchot, Mr. L., on Electrical Transmission of Power in a Colliery, 603
  • Goss Mr. W. F. M., Paper Friction Wheels, 35, 151
  • Goss, Prof., on the Causes of the Distortion of
  • Indicator Diagrams, 439
  • Gottenburg Gas Company’s Coal Orders, 204
  • Government Contracts, Operation of the “Fair Wages ” Resolution as Applied to, 524 Government Steamers, Shallow Draught, 197
  • Governor for Water Wheels, The Replogle, 3
  • Gower Light Railway Scheme, The, 439
  • Grain Elevator “Garryowen,” Duckham Patent (Supplement, February 19ZA, 1897), 193
  • Grain Elevators, Pneumatic, 577
  • Grand Junction Canal, An Inclined Plane Canal Lift, 81
  • Granger, Mr., Variable Steam Jet Blower, 192
  • Grant, Mr. Alfred, 95
  • Graphical and Mechanical Aids to Calculation, Mr. G. H. Strong, 241
  • Graphic Statics, Some, 27
  • Graphite Bearings, Vulcanised, 110
  • Graving Dock and Repair Works at Burntisland, Proposed, 443
  • Gray, Mr. J. Macfarlane, Accelerity Diagram of the Steam Eogine, 409
  • Gray, Mr. J. Macfarlane, His Retirement, 95
  • Great Eastern and the " Oceanic,” The, 438
  • Great Eastern Railway, Accident on, 7, 95
  • Great Eastern Railway Company, New Steamer on the Hook of Holland Route, 630
  • Great Eastern Railway Works, 84
  • Great Northern and City Railway Scheme, The, 95
  • Great Northern Railway Bridge over the Don 456, 466, 518, 520, 563
  • Great Northern Railway and its Suburban Traffic, O/, OO1
  • Great Western Goods Engine, Mr. Snary’s Photo¬graph of, 570
  • Great Western Railway, Accident on, 163
  • Great Western Railway, C'jldrenick Viaduct Disaster, 187
  • Great Western Railway Extension, Wrexham and Rhos, 439
  • Great Western Railway, Progress of the, 259
  • Great Western Railway Projects for Next Session, 22
  • Great Western Railway, Rebuilding of Windsor Station, 163
  • Great Western Railway Company, Tenders Re¬quired for the, 570
  • Great Western Railway Terminus, Paddington, New Platform at, 109
  • Great Western Railway Company’s Welsh Lines, 57
  • Great Western and Swansea Bay and Rhondda Railways, Reported Amalgamation, 180
  • Great Yarmouth to Lowestoft, Proposed Railway Extension, 109
  • Great Yarmouth, Revolving Observation Tower at, 570
  • Greece, Railway Construction in, 551
  • Greece, 1895, Total Production of Ores in, 291
  • Greenall and Heaton, Messrs., Gas Meter, 330
  • Greenland Colliery to be Sold, 280
  • Greenock and its Graving Dock, 245
  • Greenock Harbour Trust Returns, The, 391
  • Greenwich, New Magnetic Observatory to be Erected at, 593
  • Greenwich Observatory, Chronometers and Deck Watches under Test at, 620
  • Greter, Krivaneck, and Co., Messrs., Compound Engine, 192,193
  • “Griffon,” Official Speed Trial of the, 567
  • Groynes, Mr. A. T. Walmisley, 431
  • Guatemala Northern Railway, Progress of the, 95
  • Gulf Transit Co., The, 461
  • Gun Accident, The “ Sissoi Veliki," 299, 418
  • Guns, British and Foreign. 298
  • Gun for Firing High Explosive, A 12in. R'tled, Washington Gun Shops, 137
  • Guns for the Greek Navy, New Canet Quick-fire, 189, 193
  • Gun. The Hotchkiss Automatic Machine, 414, 415, 416
  • Gun, A New Sectional, 247
  • Gun, Powder-Pneumatic, 389
  • Gun, The Sims-Dudley, 436
  • Gun Trial, Hotchkiss Automatic Machine, 389
  • Guns in the United States, Manufacture of, 78
  • Gunboats, New Composite, 71
  • Gunpowder Forbidden in Certain Collieries, Use of, 100
  • Guntz and Masson, MM., on the Action of Carbon Monoxide and Dioxide on Aluminium, 163
  • Gutters for Irrigation Water, Street, 436
  • Guttmann, Mr. Oscar, on the Influence of Heat on Dynamite, 513
  • Guttmann, Mr. Oscar, Test for Explosives Sug¬gested as a Substitute for the “ Heat Test,” 551
  • Gwynne and Co., Messrs., Dock Pumping Machinery, 544, 549

H

  • HALL, Mr. Henry, on the Cost and Efficiency of Safety Explosives as Compared with Gun¬powder, 202, 216
  • Hall, Mr. Hy., on the Fleuss System as a Lifesaving Appliance in Mines, 72
  • Hall, Messrs. J. and E , Refrigerating Plant, 446
  • Hall, Mr. J. F., 573
  • Hamburg-American Liners " Pennsylvania ” and “ Arabia,” 339
  • Hamburg, Coal Imports, 95
  • Hammer, Pneumatic, 173, 194
  • Hammer, 12-Ton Steam, 45
  • Hamstead Colliery Company, Loss Suffered by the, 152
  • Hanover Tramway System, Overhead Wires and Accumulators Compared, 447
  • Happy Valley Waterworks, The New, 277
  • Harbours and Docks, Mr. Lecuona on, 226
  • Harbours, Extension of Russian, 35

Harbours and Waterways:

  • Aberdeen, 482
  • Belgium, 482
  • Bridgwater, 232
  • Burntisland, 232
  • Canal Navigation, 511
  • Fraserburgh, 511
  • Hull, 482
  • Lowestoft, 232
  • Manchester Ship Canal, 232
  • New York, 512
  • Peterhead, 232
  • Trent and Mersey Canal, 232
  • Tynemouth Piers, 232
  • Harbours and Waterways, 105
  • Harbours and Waterways, 1896, 16
  • Harbour Works, Naples, 439
  • Harbour Works at Ostend, Tenders Invited, 263
  • Harbour Works, Vera Cruz, 439
  • Harden, Dr. A., Analysis of Some Old Egyptian Bronze and Iron Implements, 513
  • Hardie Compressed Air Locomotive, Storage of Air in the, 95
  • Hardingham, Mr. G. G. M., On the Refusal in Turkey of Patents for Inventions in which Electricity is Employed, 9
  • Harland and Wolff, Messrs., Launch of the “Briton,” 602
  • Harland and Wolff, Messrs., Lengthening the “Augusta Victoria,” 495
  • Harland and Wolff, Messrs., The Union s.s. “ Gascon,” 211
  • Harrison, McGregor, and Co.’s "Albion” No. 7 Mower, 549
  • Harrison, Mr. Jas. William, 253
  • Harrogate, Electric Supply Station, 439
  • Hartlepool, Central Marine Eogine Works, 94
  • Hartshorne, Mr. Joseph, The Bertrand-Thiel Open-hearth Process, 28, 129
  • Harvey Nickel Plate Trials, 437
  • Harvoy Steel Cammell Armour-plate, 6in., 84
  • Hastings Harbour District Railway Scheme, The. 513
  • Hastings Harbour, Inaugural Stone Laid, 620
  • Hatfield, Mr. R. A., HLs Presentation to the Wednesbury Technical School, 124
  • Haul bowline Dockyard, Sheers for, 613, 624
  • Haulage, Mechanical, between Liverpool and Manchester, 159, 198
  • Haulage Power of Locomotives, West Australian Government Railways, 250
  • Havanna, The New Bridge, 4£6
  • Havanna, Roads and Railways in, 496
  • Havre, Electric Tramways in, 319
  • Hawkins and Co., Limited, Birmingham, Treat to Employees, 457
  • Hawthorn, Leslie, and Co., Russian Volunteer Troopship “ Kherson,” 111
  • Hawthorn, Leslie, and Co., Tatk Locomotive, Circum-Etna Railway (Supplement, May 21sf, 1897), 509, 611
  • Hay and Fitzmaurice, Messrs., The Blackwall Tunnel, 400
  • Hayward-Tyler and Co., Messrs., Compound Engine and Dynamo, 647
  • Head, Mr. Jeremiah, On the Charging of Open- hearth Furnaces by Machinery, 508
  • Head, Wrightson, and Co., Messrs., Water-sealed Furnace Valves, 201
  • Headland Battery, The, 107
  • Heat Transmission through Surfaoes, Mr. O. M. Row on, 252
  • Heath, Mr. W. P., Experiences of a Foreman in the Operation of Technical Education in the Workshop, 387
  • Heating Dwelling-houses by Electricity, United States, 373
  • Heating Railway Carriages, Different Systems for, 125
  • Heavy Day’s Work, A, 438
  • Heavy Fires, Imperfect Combustion Due to, 213
  • Heeley Silver Rolling and Wire Mills, Limited, The, 73
  • Heenan and Froude, Keay and Harold, Messrs., Contractors for the Great Northern Railway Company’8 New Warehouse, 524
  • Hele-Shaw, Prof. H. S., Degree Conferred by the University of St. Andrew's on, 373
  • Helium, Researches on, 137
  • Helmet for the German Army, A New, 413
  • Henderson, Mr. John, 401
  • Henry, Mr. A. J., Report on the Relative
  • Humidity of South New England and other Localities. 267
  • Henry, Mr. J. C., System of Single-wire Distribu¬tion for Electric Tramcars, 109
  • Hereford, Lord James, Rumour as to his Appoint¬ment as Umpire in the Wages Arbitration, 496
  • H.M.S.S. “Andromeda” and “Spartiate,” 163
  • H.M.S. “Avon,” Preliminary Trials of, 125
  • H.M.S. “Blake,” Accident on, and its Cause, 319
  • H.M.S.S. “Earnest’’and “Griffon," Birkenhead Destroyers, 550
  • H.M.S. “Goliath," 44
  • H.M.S. “ Isis,” Coal-consumption Trial at Forced and Natural Draughts, 237
  • H.M.S. "Powerful,” 130, 217, 509
  • H.M.S. “Powerful,” Diagrams from the Engines of, 130
  • H.M.SS. “Powerful” and “Terrible,” Their Masts to be Lengthened, 217
  • H.M.S. “Prince George," 78, 79, 638, 642
  • H.M.S. “Prince George,” Capstan Gear, 78, 79
  • H.M.S. “Renown” (Supplement, June 25th, 1897)
  • H.M.S.S. “ Swordship ”and “Spitfire,” 422 H.M.S. “Terrible,” 56, 436
  • H.M.S. "Terrible,” Electric Lighting Machinery, 436
  • Herschell, Lord, on Foreign Competition, 107
  • Heycock, Mr. C. T., on Metallic Alloys and the Theory of Solution, 373
  • Heywood Town Council, Proposed Alterations at the Nayden Valley Reservoir, 413
  • Hickson, Sir Joseph, 57
  • Highgate-hill Cable Tramway, 327
  • High Latitudes, Observations on, 213
  • High Pressures at Sea, 418
  • High Speed Engines for Mill Work, Use of, 306
  • High Speed, Wbat it Means, 112
  • Hill and Co., Messrs. R., Wire for Gun Construc¬tion, 425
  • Hodgkinson, Mr., Improved Mechanical Stokers. 524
  • Hofman, Mr. H. O., on German and American Technical Schools, 329
  • Hoists, Friction, Messrs. Richmond and Chandler. 330 '
  • Holden’s Liquid Fuel Injector, 539
  • Holden and Brooke’s New Works, 651
  • Holgate, Mr. Benjamin, Clays used for Bricks and Pottery, 173
  • Holland, Manufacture of Yeast in, 26
  • Holland Submarine Boat, The U.S.A., 496, 598, 627
  • Hollins, Mr. F. J., Electric Interlocking the Block and Mechanical Signals on Railways 147,167, 186, 276
  • Hollis, Mr., on the New Heating Furnace at the Weardale Iron and Steel Company’s Works, 479, 497
  • Holmes, Mr. Christopher, 475
  • Holst Pumping Engine, The, 29
  • Holtzer Projectiles, 489
  • Honours for Engineers, 645, 652
  • Hook of Holland Route, New Steamer on the, 630
  • Hooks, Safety, for Cranes, 122
  • Hopetoun, Earl of, his Inaugural Address at tho
  • Institute of Naval Architects, 359
  • Hopkinson, Dr. John, on the Transmission of Power by other Agents, 535
  • Hopper and Co., Messrs. W. H., Corliss Engine, Nijni Novgorod Exhibition, 106, 108 111
  • Hopper and Co Messrs. W. H , Triple Expansion Engine, 80, 88 F

Horseless Carriages, see also Motor Cars :

  • Horseless Carriage Competition, Our, 297 Horseless Carriage, The Mors, 328
  • Horseless Carriage Notes, 118, 241, 272, 360 4°8
  • Horseless Carriages, Pretor, 118 ’
  • Horseless Vehicles, 44, 118, 166, 174, 177, 198 328
  • Horseless Vehicles at Brussels Exhibition, 44
  • Horses, in Favour of for Field Work’ in the Caucasus, 217
  • Hotchkiss Automatic Machine Gun, The, 389 414 415
  • Hours of Work on Railways, 7
  • Howard Lectures on the Mechanical Production of Cold, 122
  • Howard Lectures, Society of Arts, 94
  • Howdenised Boilers, 359
  • Howe Mr. H. M on the Tenacity of Steel, 163
  • Howell Torpedo, The, 71
  • Huelva, Port of, 9
  • Hughes, Prof. D. E., Albert Medal Presented to, 217
  • Hull Annual Meeting of the Workmen’s Federa¬tion of Engineering and Shipbuilding Trades, 499
  • Hull, New Gates for the Lock of the Albert Dock, 482
  • Hull, Tramways in, 460
  • Hulse and Co.'s Works, Visit to Messrs., 451
  • Hulse, Mr. W. Wilson, 326
  • Humidity of South New England and other Localities, Report on the Relative, 268
  • Hummel, Mr. F. H., on the Utilisation of Water Power, 149
  • Humphrey, Mr. H. A., on the Mond Gas Producer Plant, 295
  • Humphries, E. and Co.’sLtd., Atlas Oil Engine,639
  • Hungary, Light Railways for, 46 Hunt, Mr. Wm., 373
  • Hunt and Steele’s Experiments with Aluminium in Contact with Mercury, 57
  • Hunter, Mr. W. D., Tests of 200-kilowatt Con¬tinuous Current Parsons Turbo Generator, 198
  • Hydraulic Air-compressing Plant, 585, 626
  • Hydraulic Apparatus for Breaking Down Coal in Mines, Mr. Jas. Tonge, 524
  • Hydraulic Power Scheme, St. Lawrence, 553
  • Hydraulic Rams, 211, 248, 249, 275,294, 327, 345, 368
  • Hydraulic Ram Plant for a Public Water Supply, 123
  • Hysteresis, Method of Determining Magnetic, 641

I

  • ICELAND, 622
  • Imperial Institute Motor Car Exhibition, £6
  • Imperial Tramways Co.'s Proposal, The Middles¬brough Corporation and the, 100
  • Import Dues, 546
  • Import Duties in Foreign Countries on Dynamc- electric Machinery and Electric Lamps, 200
  • Importation of Fruit through the Tropics by means of a Linde Refrigerating Machine, 373
  • Inclined Plane Canal Lift, An, 81
  • Independent Driving System, On the Advantages of the, 373
  • India, Irrigation Engineering in, 135, 245, 263, 438, 620
  • India, Irrigation Bongal Report. 620
  • India, Mica Mining Iudustry, 163
  • India, Mills, Looms, Spindles, and Persons Employed in, 237
  • India, The Nira Irrigation Caral, 135, 136, 183, 184, 234, 235
  • India, Pumping Engines for, 482
  • Indian and Burmah Railway, Decrease in, 641
  • Indian Famine, The, 145
  • India, Famine Works iD, Nira Irrigation Canal, 135, 136, 183,184, 234, 235
  • Indian Government and the Burma-Siam China Railway, 263
  • Indian Government, Reling Respecting the Customs Daty on Tramway Sleepers, 620
  • Indian Ink, Account of its Manufacture, 570
  • Indian Market and the Germans, The, 99
  • Indian Railway Accident, 57
  • Indian Railways, Bezwada-Madras Line, 646
  • Indian Railways, Branch of the East Bengal Slate Railway, 496
  • Indian Railways, Contemplated Extensions, 341
  • Indian Railways, The Capti Valley Railway, 341
  • Indian Railways, Doubling of the Line from Poradaha to Naihati, 217
  • Iadian Railway Extension, 35, 461, 593, 620
  • Indian Railway Extension, Bombay Protests against the Government Programme, 620
  • Iadian Railway Extension, Line from Kullar to Coonoor, 593
  • Iadian Railways, Goods Locomotive, Sir G. B. Bruce, 618
  • Indian Railways, General Result of the Working of, 513
  • Indian Railways, Important Bridges in Hand, 217
  • India, Railways, Light, for, 496
  • Indian Railways, Line Proposed from Noakbali to the Assam-Bengal Railway, 217
  • Indian Railways, Line under Construction for the Gaekwar of Baroda, 341
  • Indian Railways, Locomotives with Tenders with Vacuum Brakes for, 593
  • Indian Railways, Metre Gauge Railway, 57
  • Indian Railways, Mileage of, 35
  • Indian Railways, Narrow Gauge Link, from Cawnpore, 620
  • Indian Railways, The Nilgori Railway Proposals, 641
  • Indian Railways, Passenger Service between Calcutta and Chittagong, 496
  • Indian Railways, Revised Working Hours, 341
  • Indian Railways, Tank Locomotives for the, 567, 569
  • Indian Railways, The Tapti Valley Railway, 6
  • Indian Railways, Temporary Line from Cuttack, 391
  • Indicator Diagrams, Causes of the Distortion of, 439
  • Iaduced Draught, 175, 194, 196
  • Induction Problems, Lord Rayleigh's Illustrations of ths Use of the Telephone and Soasitive Flame in, 341
  • Inglis, Messrs. A. and J., The Twin-screw Yacht “ Varuna,” 214, 216
  • Inland Navigation Engineering, 271
  • Inquiries:
  • 63, 89, 143, 169, 195,219, 243, 323, 347, 369, 417, 411, 467, 491, 571, 595, 621, 643
  • Inspection of Mines by Labour Delegates, 84
  • Institute of Engineers, Chesterfield and Midland Counties:
  • Safety Props for Supporting Cages in the Headgear of Pits in Cases of Over-winding, Mr. C. S. Smith, 35

Institute of Engineers, The South Wales:

  • Interesting Gathering of, 378

Institute, The Incorporated Gas:

  • Thirty-fourth Annual General Meeting, Pro¬gramme of Proceedings, 602

Institute, The Iron and Steel:

  • Annual Meeting, Report of the Council, Presentation of the Bessemer Medal to Sir F. A. Abel, Mr. Martin’s Inaugural Address, 479, 483, 512
  • Charging of Open-hearth Furnaces by Machinery, Mr. Jeremiah Head, 508
  • General Utility and Economy of Central Blast Cupolas, Mr. Thos. D. West, 522
  • Microscope Accessories for Metallographers, Mr. J. E. Stead, 479
  • Permeability to Furnace Gases of Clay Crucibles, Prof. J. 0. Arnold and Mr. F. K. ] Knowles, 479
  • Preparations for Meeting at Cardiff, 331
  • Programme of Arrangements for the Annual Meeting, 449
  • Programme of the Cardiff Meeting of August 3rd and 4th, 576
  • “ Weardale” Furnace, Mr. Hy. Wm. Hollis on , the, 479, 497

Institute of Iron and Steel Works Managers, The South Staffordshire:

  • Acetylene Gas, Mr. Ls Neve Foster, 400
  • Annual Meeting, 304
  • Iron and Steel Testing Machines, Mr. F. W. Burstall, 252
  • Lubricating Oils and Lubrication, Mr. A. Tucker, 152

Institute of Marine Engineers:

  • Annual General Meeting and Seventh Annual Dinner, 313, 567
  • Assistant Cylinders for Valve Gear, Mr. Basil H. Joy, 150
  • Bearings of the Marine Engine, Mr. John Dewrance, 42

Institute of Mining Engineers, The American:

  • Bertrand-Thiel Open-hearth Process’, Mr. J. Hartshorne, 28, 129
  • Notes on the Treatment of Refractory Low- grade Gold Ores at the Ouro Preto Gold Mine, Brazil, Mr. S. J. McCormick. 351
  • Notes on Underground Lighting by Electricity, Mr. John Daw, jun , 352
  • Position of the Society, 351
  • West Australia from a Gold Mining Point of View, Mr. Jas. Mactear, 351
  • Work of Mining and Metallurgical Societies in 1896, The, 351

Institute of Technology, The Stevens:

  • Twenty-fifth Anniversary, 46 Institution of Civil Engineers, The: 368
  • Admission to Membership, A New Departure with Regard to, 349
  • Annual Dinner, 340
  • Annual General Meeting, Election of the Council for 1897-98, 445
  • Blackwall Tunnelt, Mr. David Hay and Mr. Maurice Fitzmaurice, 400
  • Carburetted Water Gas, Mr. Corbet Woodall, 542
  • Central London Railway, Toe, 564
  • Cold Storage at the London and East India Docks, Mr. H. F. Donaldson, 200
  • Concrete in Relation to Marine Works, Mr. John Kyle. 533
  • Conference Excursions, The, 564 Conference to be Held This Year, 472, 533
  • Time-tables of Meetings and Visits to Works, 485, 515
  • Conversazione, 550
  • Data of its Establishment and Number of Present Members, 31
  • Decimal System in Engineering Measurement, Capt. Sankey on the, 574
  • Deep Levels in Miniog Practice in the United Kingdom, Mr. Brough, 536
  • Diversion of the Periyar, Col. J. Pennycuick, 113
  • Electric Lifts and Cranes, Mr. H. P. Raven- sbaw, 362
  • Equilibrium System of Feedirg Electric Rail¬ways, Mr. C. E. P. D. Spagnuletti, 574
  • Fifth James Forrest Lecture on Bacteriology, Dr. G. Sims Woodhead, 445
  • Gas for Power Purposes, Mr. J. E. Dowson, 542
  • Important Questions in the Economic Working of Steam Engines and Boilers, Mr. Bryan Donkin, 537
  • Letter from “Fair Play” respecting the President's Term of Office, 368
  • Letter from Mr. B. H. Thwaite respecting the Programme of Reform, 438
  • Location and Cost of Working Pioneer Rail¬ways, Mr. R. Elliott Cooper, 539
  • Main Drainage of London, Messrs. W. S. Crimp and J. E. Worth, 250
  • Mond Gas Producer Plant and its Application, Mr. H. A. Humphrey, 295
  • Permanent Way, Mr. Webb, 533
  • Petroleum as Steam Engine Fuel, Mr. Atpinall, 538
  • Piston Valves in Locomotives, Mr. S. W. Johnson, 577
  • Pneumatic Grain Elevators, Mr. Chas. R9g. Parkes, 577
  • Prospects of Deep Mining in Cornwall, Mr. W. Thomas, 537
  • Purification of the Thames, Mr. W. J. Dibdin, 250
  • Rails and Permanent Way, Mr. Harold Copper- thwaite, 533
  • Relative Advantages and Disadvantages of Rotary and Reciprocating Engines as Applied to Ship Propu'sion, The Hod. C. A. Parsons, 540
  • Riverside London Water Companies, The, 564
  • Separate Condensing Plants, Mr. Hy. Davey,
  • Should Generating Plant be Mounted on Springs ? Mr. Swinburne, 542
  • Standardising of Working Loads and Working Stres8esof Railway Bridges, Mr. John Mitchell Moncrieff, 578
  • Superheated Steam Engine Trials, Prof. W. Rippar, 60, 140
  • Transmission of Power by Electricity, On the, Mr. W. H. Preece, 534
  • Transmission of Power by Other Agents, Dr John Hopkinson, 535
  • Transmission of Powor by Water, Mr. E. Bay zmd Ellington, 535
  • Turbines Applied to Dynamos, The Hon. C. A. I Parsons, 513
  • Twenty-second Annual Dinner of the Students, 577
  • Use of Water-tube Boilers in the Mercantile Marine, Mr. A. E. Seaton. 541
  • Water in Deep Shafts, Mr. Hy. Davey, 537
  • What is True and False Economy in bight
  • Railway Construction, Mr. A:thur Cadlick 1 Pain, 539

Institution of Electrical Engineers :

  • Conversazione, 619
  • Electric Interlocking the Block and Mechanical
  • Signals on Railways, Mr. F. T. Hollins, 148, 167, 186, 276
  • Programme of the Birmingham Jubilee Meeting, 485

Institution, Electric Training and Testing:

  • Annual Dinner of Old Students, 113

Institution of Engineers and Naval , Architects, Hull and District:

  • Graphical and Mechanical Aid3 to Calculation, Mr. Geo. H. Strong, 241
  • Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders, The North-East Coast:
  • Experimental Engines at the Durham College of Science, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, with Some Results from Same, Prof. R. L. Weighton, 89, 92, 104

Institution of Junior Engineers:

  • Conversazione, 262
  • Cycle Construction, Mr. Alfred Marshall, 409
  • Electric Central Station Working, Mr. P. W. Mc’Dougall, 8
  • Manufacture of High-class Bridge Work, Mr. J. A. Macpherson, 250
  • Protection of Buildings, &c., from Fire, Mr. W. Rushworth Beckton, 328
  • Twelfth Anniversary Dinner of, 122

Institution of Mining Engineers, The Federated:

  • Excursions Arranged for the Members, 588
  • General Meeting, Arrangements for Visits, and Papers to be Read, 141, 485
  • Hall, Mr. Henry, On the Cost and Efficiency of Safety Explosives as Compared with Gun¬powder, 202
  • Light Railways, Mr. Leslie S. Robinson, 588
  • List of Papers to be Read or Taken as Read, and Papers to be Open for Discussion, 588
  • Presidential Address of Mr. Lindsay Wood, 588
  • Suggested Rules for the Recovery of Coal
  • Mines after Explosions, Mr. W. E. Garforth, 588
  • Underground Fire at Bridgwater Colliery, Mr. Dury Milton on an, 588

Institution of Naval Architects:

  • Accelerity Diagram of the Steam Engine, Mr. J. Macfarlane Gray, 409
  • Annual Address of the President, the Earl of Hopetoun, Gold Medal and Premium Awards, 359
  • Application of the Compound Steam Turbine to the Purpose of Marine Propulsion, The Hon. Cbas. Parsons, 397
  • Application of Electrical Transmission of Power in Marine Engineering and Shipbuilding, Herr F. von Kodolitsch, 446
  • Arrangements for an International Congress, 341
  • Fighting Value of Certain of the Older Iron¬clads if Re-armed, Capt. Lord Chas. Beresford, 382, 386
  • Gold Medal Offered for any Paper of Excep¬tional Merit, 221
  • Mechanical Method of Ascertaining the Statical Stability of Ship3, Mr. A. G. Ramage, 365
  • Nickel Steel as an Improved Material for Boiler-shell Plates, Forgings, and other Pur¬poses, Mr. Beardmore, 406, 420
  • Proposed International Congress of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers to Celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee, 576
  • Recent Trials of the Cruisers “ Powerful ’’ and “Terrible,” Mr. A. J. Durston, 359, 363
  • Session 1897, Programme of Proceedings, 354
  • Use of tho Mean Water-line in Designing the
  • Lines of Ships, Mr. A. G. Ramage, 396
  • Water-tube Boilers in Warships, Rear-Admiral C. C. P. Fitzgerald, 359, 361

Institution of Mechanical Engineers:

  • Annual General Meeting, Fiftieth, and Syllabus of Papers, 123, 164, 426
  • Alloys Research Committee, Fourth Report of, Prof. W. C. Roberts-Austen, 164, 176, 190, 224
  • Experiments upon Propeller Ventilating Fans and upon tho Electric Motor Driving them, Mr. W. G. Walker, 648
  • Jubilee Dinner, The, 472
  • Mechanical Propulsion on Canals, Mr. Leslie Robinson, 164
  • Partially-immersed Screw Propellers for Canal Boats, and the Influence of Section of Water¬way, Mr. H. Barcroft, 164, 288
  • Summer Meeting in Birmingham, 199, 262, 646

Institution of Engineers and Ship¬builders In Scotland:

  • Recent Practice of the Application of Electri¬city to Engineering Tools, Mr. F. J. Rowan, 470
  • SrrapiDg of Water Mains, Mr. John Barr on the, 647
  • Suction Draught for Marine Boilers, Mr. Matthew Paul, 147

Institution, United Service:

  • Action of Caps in the Ignition of the Charges of Small-arms, Mr. W. D. Borland, 456
  • Army Signalling and its Use in War, Lieut. - Col. Kennedy, 455
  • Probable Future Development of the Torpedo Vessel, Admiral Colomb, 589, 595
  • Rapid Cable-laying for War Purposes, Lieut. Crutchley, 464
  • Insulation of the Trolley Line, Necessity Demon¬strated of Looking-out for Bad Work or Acci¬dent in the, 593
  • International Code of Signals, Report of the Com¬mittee, 365
  • International Submarine Telegraph Memorial, 118
  • Invicta, The Old Canterbury and Whitstable Engine, 163
  • Ipswich Sewage Works, Windmill Works, 304
  • Ireland, Extraordinary Railway Accident in, 257
  • Ireland, The Landslip in, 7
  • Ireland, Light Railways for North-West, 137
  • Irish Mails, Accelerated, 197
  • Irish Railway Working, 197
  • Iron, Alabama, 31
  • Iron, Average Selling Prices of Finished, 1896, 46
  • Ironclad, Fatal Gun Accident on a Russian, 299
  • Ironclads, On the Fighting Value of Certain of the Older, 385
  • Iron, Coal, and General Trades of Bir¬mingham, Wolverhampton, and other Districts:
  • 21, 46, 72. 98, 124, 152, 178. 202, 226, 252, 278, 306, 330, 354, 376, 400, 424, 450, 474, 498, 524, 557, 578. 604, 628, 650
  • Iron, Effect of Temperature upon the Magnetic and Electric Properties of, 513, 551
  • Iron to England, Delivery of American, 400
  • Iron, Freaks of Fouodry, 376
  • Iron and Ironstone Trade in 1897, North Lincoln¬shire, 39
  • Iron Manufacture in Chili, 427
  • Iron Market, Manchester, 98
  • Iron Miners during May, Employment of, 620
  • Iron in the North of England, Official Statistics of the Production and Price of Manufactured, 331
  • Iron-plated Dam, An, 71
  • Iron Production in 1896, French, 452
  • Iron Ore Production in Spain, 1896, 291
  • Iron in Russia, Cast, 61
  • Iron Standards, Foreign, 646
  • Iron, Steel, and Coal in 1896, 9
  • Iron, Steel, and Cutlery Trades, A Prosperous
  • Year in the Reports of Public Companies con¬nected with the, 227
  • Iron and Steel in 1896, 30
  • Iron and Steel Exports for May, Board of Trade Return’, 604
  • Iron and Steel, The Fatigue of, 277
  • Iron and Steel Industries in America, Mr. C.
  • Lancaster on the Strides made in the, 341
  • Iron and Steel Industries, The Austro-Hungarian, 100
  • Iron and Steel Industries, The French, 100 Iron and Steel in Liège, 83
  • Iron and Steel Market as Affected by the Cretan Difficulty and Wages Disputes in tho North, 203
  • Iron and Steel for the Markets of the World, Water-borne American, 237
  • Iron or Steel, Method for the Estimation of Sal- phur in, 57
  • Iron and Steel Production from Japanese Coal and Ore, Steps Taken for, 57
  • Iron and Steel Testing Machines, Mr. Burstall on, 252
  • Iron and Steel to the United States, Exports of, 373
  • Iron and Steel Wages Board, Meeting of th?, 354
  • Iron Trade in Turkey, 180
  • Irrigation Canal, The Nira, 135, 136, 183, 184, 234, 235
  • Irrigation Engineering in India, 245
  • Irrigation in India, 438
  • Irrigation Projects for India, The, 263
  • Irrigation Report, Bengal, 620
  • Irrigation Water, Street Gutters for, 436
  • Irvine and Sons, The Firm of, Converted into a Limited Company, 525
  • Isherwood, Mr. B. F., on Heat Radiation and Air Leakage in Boilers, 109
  • “ Isis,” H.M.S., Coal Consumption Trial at Forced and Natural Draughts, 237
  • Isle of Wight, Reduction of Railway Fares in the, 373
  • Italian Battleship, Launch of an, 551
  • Italian Railway Extension, 439
  • Italy, Foreign Trade of, 413
  • Italy, Our Trade with, 262
  • Ivory Trade, The Benin Expedition and the, 99
  • Izal as a Disinfectant, 425

J

  • JAFFA to Jerusalem, Railway from, 439
  • Jaffa, Machinery and Public Improvements, 439
  • James, Mr. D. W., 652
  • James, Mr. Enoch, Presentation at Cardiff to, 254
  • “James Forrest” Lecture, Dr. G. Sims Wood-head, 233
  • Jameson, Mr. A. H., on the Testing of the Strength of Materials, 153
  • Jannasch and S. Grosse, Messrs. Paul E., Separa¬tion of Bismuth from Metals, 57
  • Jaques, Capt. W. H., Armour, Ordnance and Projectiles Counted as Commercial Commodi¬ties by the Americans, 199
  • Japan, American Locomotives for, 375
  • Japan, Bamboo and Bamboo Wares Commerce. 341
  • Japan, Battleship of 11,000-Tons for, 613 . Japan, Coal Mining in, 319 1 Japan as a Competitor and a Customer in the United States, 313
  • Japan, Contracts in, 368 .
  • Japan, Dockyards for, 95
  • Japan, Effect of the Law for the Encouragement of Navigation and Shipbuilding, 391
  • Japan, Establishment of Steel and Iron Works in, 57
  • Japan, Locomotives for, 57
  • Japan, Locomotive Purchasing in, 326
  • Japan, Machinery Imported into, 57
  • Japan, Modern, Industrial and Scientific, 25, 51, i 138
  • Japan, Modern, Industrial and Scientific, Electrical Work, 25, 51, 138
  • Japan, Modern, Locomotive Building in, 283,289. 326
  • Japan, Private Railways Sanctioned by the Railway Council, 237
  • Japan, Proportion of Foreign Imports into, 95
  • Japan, Railway Extension in, 95
  • Japan, Registration of Patents, 56
  • Japan, State Railways of, 109
  • Japan, Steel Works in, 593
  • Japan, Textile Industries in, 57
  • Japan, Trade Marks in, 122
  • Japan, Wars|iifs for, 34, 4-J
  • Japanese Alloys, Composition of a Number of, 109
  • Japanese Battleship “ Fuji,” 221, 317, 363
  • Japanese Battleship “Fuji,” Steering Gear of, 363
  • Japanese Battleship, The Latest, 351
  • Japanese Canal, A Proposed, 509
  • Japanese Coal, Analysis by Mr. F. Browne of, 95
  • Japanese and English Money, Relative Value of, 237
  • Japanese Government, Accuracy and Con¬scientiousness of Officials in Testing Foreign Goods, 57
  • Japanese Government, Torpedo Boat Destroyers for, 109
  • Japanese Imports and Exports, Effect on the Trade of Great Britain and the U.S., 91
  • Japanese Investigations and Reports on the Iron and Steel Manufactures of the United Kingdom, 152
  • Japanese Labour and Workmanship, 51
  • Japanese Locomotives, 322 (and Supplement, March 26th, 1897)
  • Japanese Steamers, New, 110
  • Java, Railways in, 570
  • Java, Steam Tramways and Rolling Stock in, 287
  • Jerusalem District, 1896, Report on the Trade of the, 439
  • Joggled Ship Plates, 438
  • John Bull Locomotive, 556
  • Johnson Capped Shot, The, 110
  • Johnson, Mr. Francis Robt, Construction Work on the Assam-Bsngal Railway, 583, 609, 633
  • Johnson, Mr. H. A., Ripon City Sewerage and Sewage Disposal Works, 484
  • Johnson and Phillips’ Cable Steamer Equipment, 441, 445
  • Johnson,, Mr. Richard, Great Northern Railway Bridge over the Dod, 456, 466, 518, 520, 563
  • Johnson, Mr. R., Presentation to, 137
  • Johnson, Mr. S. W., on Piston Valves in Loco¬motives, 577
  • Joint, Aird’s “Express” Pipe, 40S
  • Joints, Applianca for Curing Cable, 605
  • Joints, Tests of Riveted, 495
  • Jonas and Colver, Limited, Messrs., Now Rolling Mill, 425
  • Jones, Mr. David, Presentations to, 7
  • Jones, Mr. Forrest R.,and Mr. A. L. Goddard, Cutting Bavel Gears with Rotary Cutters, 96
  • Joy, Mr. Basil II., on Assistant Cylinders for Valve Gear, 150
  • Joy’s Patent Assistant Cylinder, 619
  • Jungfrau Railway Scheme, 161

K

  • KANSAS City, Pittsburgh and Galf Railway, Progress of, 391
  • Kearsage Armour Test, 586
  • Kennedy, Lieut.-Col., on Army Signalling and its Use in War, 455, 468
  • Kennedy, Prof., his Report to the Electric Lighting Committee of the Leith Corporation, 593
  • Kenyon, Mr. G. II., Ropes and Rope-driving, Kherson, The, 111
  • Kidderpur Docks to be Improved, 217
  • Kieff Agricultural Society's Exhibition, 7
  • Kilns, Chimneys for Cement, 213
  • Kimberley (David) and Sons’ Tool Manufacturing Company, 98
  • King’s Cross Station, Proposed Reconstruction of the Metropolitan, 413
  • Kirchner’s Mortising and B oring Tool, 318
  • Kirkaldy, Mr. David (with Portrait), 118, 147
  • K>te Ascent of Lieut. H. D. Wise, 217
  • Kites to obtain Meteorological Records, On the Use of, 426
  • Klimm, Professor M., 237
  • Kaarosborough Sewage Schome, 249
  • Knight, Mr. Robert, Presentation to, 307
  • Knowledge, A Little, 622
  • Knowles and Son, Messrs. Andrew, Annual Re¬port, 178
  • Kodolitsch, HerrF. von, Application of Electri¬cal Transmission of Power in Marine Engi¬neering and Shipbuilding, 446
  • Krupp Thin Armour Plates, 631
  • Kyle, Mr. John, on Concrete in Relation to Marine Works, 533
  • Kynoch and Co., Messrs. G., Scheme of Recon¬struction, 152
  • Kyoto Electric Light Works, 138

L

  • Laboratories. Tho Equipment of, 324
  • Laboratory Use of Acetylene, 342

Labour Questions:

  • Labour and Wages Disputes and Questions 7, 91, 95, 98, 99, 154, 227, 253, 307, 323, 355, 377, 401. 439, 499, 606, 620
  • Labour Difficulty in the Engineering Industry, 253
  • Labour Dispute, The Oldham, 499
  • Labour and Machinery, 323
  • Labour Statistics, 620
  • Labour Troubles at Barry, 606
  • Labour Troubles in the North, 227, 307, 355, 377
  • Labour in Yorkshire, Colliery Surface, 91
  • Lagos Railway, Progress of the, 362
  • Lakes of North Ameria, Traffic on the Great, 543
  • Lamington Bridge, Brisbane, 587, 594
  • Lancashire Boiler, A, 303
  • Lancashire, Derbyshire, and East Coast Railway Bill, The, 513
  • Lancashire, Derbyshire, and East Coast Railway Extensions, 57, 263
  • Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Co. Adopt the Gold System for Heating their Carriages, 125
  • Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Co., Half-yearly Report, 199
  • Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Co., Its Omni¬bus Bill, 109
  • Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Co., Rolling Stock, 199
  • Lancashire and, Yorkshire Railway Co.’s Works, Visit to," 216
  • Lancaster, Mr. Chas., His Inaugural Address, 3U
  • Lancaster, Projected New Station at, 257
  • Landslip on the Banbury and Cheltenham Rail¬way, 112
  • Landslip near Killarney, 7
  • Landslip, Shakespeare's Cliff, 263
  • Lap-welded Steel Pipes, Process of Manufactur¬ing, 261
  • Lappage, Mr., and Mr. Hawkins, Important Experiments in the Process of Manufacturing Steel, 604
  • La Rochelle, Report on the Trade of, 371
  • Latchford Lock Gates, Mr. R. H. Garvie on the
  • Reconstruction and Erection of, 199
  • Lathe, Duplex Wheel, 613
  • Latitudes, Observations on High, 2.3
  • Launch Engine, 150
  • Launches, Petroleum Vapour, 212
  • Launches and Trial Trips:
  • 23, 48, 72, 99, 101, 127, 155, 178, 202, 226, 249, 278, 303, 332, 354, 355, 379,388, 403, 413, 427, 438, 448, 461, 474, 476, 496, 498, 525, 527, 550, 551, 556, 559, 578, 598, 602, 604, 628, 637
  • Laur Herr on the Origin of Petroleum, 217
  • Lavatory and Bath Overflows, Accessible, 330
  • Law, Mr. E. F., Report on the Economic and Financial Situation in Italy, 262
  • Lawford, Mr. G. M., Presidential Address of, 151
  • Lawson 8 Metallic Packing, 342
  • Laycock Mr., Packing for Axle Boxes, 125

Leaders: 1897, 13

  • Accelerated Irish Mails, 197
  • Accuracy in Engineering Tests, 596
  • Agricultural Machinery in East Europe, 321
  • Aldersgate-street Explosion, The, 515
  • American Locomotive Performance, 348, 394
  • American Merchant Shipping, 298
  • American Steam Yachts, 245
  • Armour Piate Prices in the United State?, 411
  • Art and the Motor Car, 597
  • Artillery in the Greco-Russian War, 442
  • Automatic Railway Couplings, 491
  • Average Cylinder Pressure as a Measure of Train Resistance, 244
  • Balanced Slide Valves for Locomotives, 90
  • Bicycle Mechanics, 492
  • Blackwall Tunnel, The, 572
  • Boiler Inspection, 270
  • Boilers in the Uaited States Navy, 493
  • British Ability, 63
  • British Channel Squadrons, Two, 492
  • British Columbia, 572
  • British and Foreign Armour and Shot, 869
  • British and Foreign Guns, 298
  • Canadian Tariff, The New, 442
  • Case of the Boilermakers' Union, The, 596
  • Certificated Enginemen, 220
  • Ceylon, 597
  • Chemistry, 19
  • Chineso Treaty Ports, 644
  • Civil Engineering, 13
  • Coal Trade, The, 145
  • Coal Trade in 1897 ? What of the, 39
  • Collieries in Derbyshire and Notts, New, 221
  • Colliery Extension in Dsrbyshire, 418
  • Colliery Surface Labour in Yorkshire, 91
  • Condensation under Difficulties, 369
  • Conference, The, 515
  • Consuls on Catalogues, 493
  • Consuls and Competition, 219
  • Copper Mining and Engineering, 395
  • County Council Projects, 143
  • Deep Borings, 644
  • Eght Hours, 516
  • Eight Hours for Miners, 468
  • Electrical Engineering, 17
  • Employers’ Liability, 515
  • Eud of the Control-of-the-Output Scheme, 613
  • Engineers’ Conference, The, 349
  • Engines and Boilers in Parliament, 197
  • Equipment of Engineering Laboratories, Th',
  • Ether and its Work, The, 271
  • Ethereal Telegraphy, 546
  • Expansion r. Throttling, 89
  • Fatal Gun Accident on a Russian Ironclad, 299
  • Fleet at Spithead, The, 621
  • Free Trade in Queensland, 90
  • French Battleship, A, 442
  • French Naval Architecture, 117
  • French Naval Programme, The, 370
  • French Naval Reforms, 394
  • Gas Manufacture in London, 144
  • Gas Supply, 19
  • Glasgow International Exhibition, 144
  • Greenock and its Graving Dock, 245
  • Harbour and Waterways, 16
  • High Pressures at Sea, 418
  • How Trade is Lost and Kept, 220
  • Iceland, 622
  • Import Dues, 546
  • Indian Famine, The, 145
  • Induced Draught, 196
  • Inland Navigation Engineering, 271
  • Irish Railway Working, 197
  • Irrigation Engineering in India, 245
  • Labour and Machinery, 323
  • Light Irish Railways, 220
  • Light Railways, 38, 220
  • Light Railway Gauges, 468
  • Lima Exhibition, 547
  • Little Knowledge, A, 622
  • Lock-out in the Engineering Trade, The, 516
  • Locomotive Performance (see p. 458), 467
  • London Water, 115, 196
  • Machine Tool Dispute, The, 493
  • Machinery in the File Trade, 516
  • Manufacture of Diamonds, The, 348
  • Mare per Terras, The (with Reference to Mr. Wolfe Barry’s Address), 545
  • Marine Propulsion in the Past, 347
  • Maxim-Cordite Case, The, 169, 195, 270
  • Mechanical Engineering, 14
  • Mechanical Engineering as a Profession. 441
  • Mechanism of Qur Ships of War, The, 38
  • Micro-mechanical Examination of Steel Rai's and Tires, 144
  • Military Works Bill, The, 170
  • Miners’ Fallacies, 622
  • Motor Cars, 596, 622
  • Motor Car Competition, The, 571
  • Motor Car of the Future, The, 621
  • Naval Programme and Estimates for 1897-98 269
  • Naval Warfare, 493
  • Navy Boilers, 393
  • Neutral Axis, The, 595
  • New Departure, A, 319
  • Naw Method of Manufacturing Soeam, A, 63
  • North Lincolnshire Iron and Ironstone Trade in 1897, 39
  • Northern Chemical Manufacture, Tho, 272
  • Opposition to Machinery, 299
  • 0 ir Foreign Metal Trades, 171
  • Outlook for Engineers, The, 90
  • Patent Law in the United States, New, 324
  • Philosophers aud Units of Force, 87
  • Professional Engineering, 394
  • Question of Adhesion, A, 170
  • Kain Making, 395
  • Railway Speeds, 116, 298
  • Railway Workers in Conference, 491
  • Railways io China, 117
  • Recalcitrant Boiler Owner, A, 516
  • Revival in the Engineering Trades, 64
  • Salt Water in Water-tube Boilers, 297
  • Sanitary Engineering, 18
  • Shallow Draught Government Steamers, 197
  • Shipbuilding in France, 64
  • Shipments of Yorkshire Coal from the Humber
  • Ports in 1896, 64 Ships of War, 37
  • “ Sissoi Veliki,” Gun Accident, The, 418
  • Sixty Years, 643
  • Smuggling, 572
  • South American Trade, 516
  • Steam Coal Market and Artificial Regulations, 244
  • Steam Motor Cars, 143
  • Steel in England and America, 171
  • Steel and Pig Iron Output, 370
  • Stiffnecked ness, 647
  • Stokers, 493
  • Storage of Cordite, The, 144
  • Submarine Telegraphy, 418
  • Subsidised Research, 171
  • Sugar Machinery Prospects, 220
  • Supernatural Powers, 572
  • Technical Education, 90
  • Technical Education in Germany. 116
  • Three Months of British Trade, 395
  • Throttling, Expansion, 89
  • Tonnage Measurements, 243
  • Torpedo Vessel the Future Battleship, The, 595
  • Trade Follows the Flag, 644
  • Trade Manoeuvres, 468
  • Trade Marks, 469
  • Trade Secrets, 324
  • Trade Union Foolishness, 417
  • Wages in the Engineering Trade, 39
  • War Material, 16
  • War Signals (ire page 455), 468
  • Water Supply, 18
  • What of the American Tariff ? 272
  • Wooden Steamer Afloat, The Largest, 412
  • Woolwich Arsenal, 417
  • Work of a Mine Inspector, The 644
  • Leakage of Electricity, On the Prevention of Fires due to the, 295
  • Leather Industry of Germany, 551
  • Lecuona, Mr., on Harbours and Docks, 226
  • Ledent's Gas Eagines, 305
  • Leeds, Electric Lighting of, 137
  • Lse-Metford Ballet, Experiments in India with. 263
  • Leicester Gasworks Extensions, 237
  • Leith Corporation, Prof. Kennedy’s Report to the Electric Lighting Committee of the, 593
  • Le Neve Foster, On Acetylene Gas, 400
  • Lengthening a German Liner, 495
  • Lens, The Largest Made, 623

Letters to the Editor:

  • Acetylene Burners ? J. P. W., 491
  • Albion Locomotive, The, G. A. Sakon, 198
  • American Competition, H. J. Skelton and Co., 295
  • American c. English Railway Bridges, Alt, D. Ottewell, 640
  • American Locomotive Performance, C. E. Wolff, 434
  • Atmo.-pheric Engine and Humphrey Potter. The, Alfred Marson, 61
  • Automatic Machine Gun, Hiram S. Maxim, 416
  • Barker's Compound Crank for Cycles, Gerald
  • Barker, 435, 489, 575
  • Barker’s Compound Crank for Cycles, E. M. Bowden, 465
  • Barker’s Compound Crank for Cycles, J. H. Gibson, 435, 465
  • Barker's Compound Crank for Cycles. R J. H.. 412,465
  • Barker’s Compound Crank, R. J. Hutchinson. 521
  • Barker’s Compound Crank for Cycles, Jas. S. Yabsley, 465
  • Bayrouth- Damascus Railway, Rinecker, Abt and Co. 122
  • Belleville Boiler at Sea, The, W. H. Moss, 555, 5/5
  • Bertrand-Thiel Open-hearth Process, P. C. Gilchrist, 43, 166
  • Bicycle Mechanics, Anti-friction, 521
  • Bicycle Mechanics, Hoop-driver, 521
  • Blackwall Tunnel, The, Pickford Van, 576
  • Bolt Heating Furnaces? W. J. S., 595
  • Boiler Inspection, Duped, 21
  • Boiler Tests for the Improved Patent Forced Draught Furnace Syndicate, Limited, 61
  • Boiler Tests, Frank L. Watson, 43, 87
  • Braiding Machines ? T. H. J., S9
  • Breaking Teste of Long-span Floor Arches, Maxwell and Tuke, 87
  • Brick Kilns ? J. A. B , 195
  • " Bristol ” and “ Inconstant,” The, R. M. S. 521
  • British Armour, F. F., 556
  • British Navy, The, Leopold Roper, 122
  • British Produce Association, Winchilsea, 275
  • Bunsen Flame Petroleum Burners. J. S. V Bickford, 275 326
  • Bansen Flame Petroleum Barners, G. H 195
  • Calcium Carbide? G., 169
  • Cambrian Engine as Applied to Locomotives G. A. Sekon, 140
  • Cask-making Machinery ? Casks, 347
  • Castings for the Trade ? B. M. P., 63
  • Cement Floors, G. A. Haig, 295
  • Centre Boards for Large Steam Vessels, Pre¬cursor, 465
  • Chimneys for Cement Kilns, Portland, 213
  • Chimney Shafts ? E.C., 169
  • Cleveland Tram-car Accident, Archibald P. Head, 43
  • Coffee Cleaning and Sugar-refining Machinery W. G., 491
  • Coffee Machinery ? L. B., 491
  • Cold Store Doors ! C. H., 595
  • Collapsible Tubes' D. II., 143
  • Comparative Cost of Road Pavements, J. W. Bradley, 212
  • Competition for Casting Cattle, George Wm. Rayner Wood, 368
  • Condensation under Difficulties, S. Bailey, 387
  • Condensation under Difficulties, John Kirkaldy, 416
  • Condensing under Difficulties, Frank Bailey, 465
  • Condensing under Difficulties. E. E., 433
  • Consuls and Competition, C. P., 275
  • Consuls and Competition (with Respect to Scissors), J. L. S., 248
  • Contracts in Japan, Spigot, 368
  • Costs in Patent Cases, Quill Driver, 327
  • Crystallisation and Electricity, W. Peters, 601
  • Cupolas for Malleable Castings, R L., 63
  • Decimal System, The, Leonard R. Flint, 21
  • Disclaimer, A, Hiram S. Maxim, 167
  • Disclaimer, A, Jas. Rickard, 198
  • Dynamical Terminology, A. H. Barker, 275
  • Dynamical Terminology, W. A. S. B , 345, 386, 465
  • Dynamical Terminology, R. M. Deeley, 248, 275
  • Dynamical Terminology, A. G. Greenhill, 248, 345
  • Dynamical Terminology, W. Silver Hall, 556
  • Dynamical Terminology, J. Harrison, 248, 294, 367, 412
  • Dynamical Terminology, Incog., 275, 327, 386
  • Dycamical Terminology, C. V. Kerr, 465
  • Dynamical Terminology, G. L., 412
  • Dynamical Terminology, J. McL., 294
  • Dynamical Terminology, Leibnitian. 327
  • Dynamical Terminology, Oliver J. Lodge, 248, 386
  • Dynamical Terminology, W. H. Northcott, 489
  • Dynamical Terminology, X., 248
  • East Coast Route to Scotland, The, A. J. Chisholm, 249, 295
  • East Coast Route to Scotland, Gairlocb, 275
  • Electrically-welded Tubes, Reginald J. Wallis-Jones, 575
  • Engine-room Artificers, R. N. E., 387
  • Engine-room Artificers, Fairplay, 387
  • Engine-room Artificers, Sidney H. Holland.368
  • Engine-room Artificers, Geo. Howell, 367
  • Engine-room Artificers, C. P., 368
  • Engine-room Artificers, Now a Tiffy, 368
  • Engine-room Artificers, Once a Tiffy, 345
  • English and Foreign Armour Plates, Tommy, 416
  • Examination Test forCivil Engineers, Thorough,
  • Eyelet Machines' A. E. W., 369
  • Flock-cleaning Machinery? Flocks, 63
  • Forced v. Suction Draught, Alex. Dalrymple,
  • Forced <•. Suction Draugh», W. H. Watkinscn, 213
  • Forty-eight Hours Week, A, An Engineer’s Traveller, 575
  • Free Trade and No Trade, W. A. S. B , 316
  • Free Trade and No Trade, A Williamson, 274
  • Friction Wheels? F. L. B., 323
  • Galvanised Buckets ' Cush, 467
  • Galvanising Tanks. B. and Co., 640
  • Great Eastern and the “Oceanic,” H. Cop, M. I. N. A., 438
  • Great Northern Railway and its Suburban Traffic, G. A. Sekon, 87
  • Historical Locomotive, An, David Salomons, 43
  • Holtzer Projectiles, Jacob Holtzer, 4S9
  • Hydraulic Air - compressing Plant, H. W. Pearsall, 626
  • Hydraulic Rams, E. W. Anderson, 211 Hydraulic Rams, John Barr, 249 Hydraulic Rams (for Easton, Anderson, and
  • Gooiden, Limited), E. W. Anderson, 211. 327
  • Hydraulic Rams, Sydney H. Farrar, 211, 275
  • Hydraulic Rams, John W. Fyfe, 345
  • Hydraulic Rams, A. H., 294
  • Hydraulic Rams, H. D. Pearsall, 368
  • Hydraulic Rams, A. Pounder, 249, 327, 368
  • Hydraulic Rams, G. F. Ransome, 248
  • Imperial Institute Motor Car Exhibition, An Outsider, 87
  • Induced Draught, Hammersley Heenan, 175
  • Institution of Civil Engineers, Fair Play, 36S
  • Institution of Civil Engineers, B. H. Thwaite 438
  • Irrigation in India,LA. T. Fraser, 438
  • Joggled Ship Plates, W. B. Thompson, 43S
  • John Bull Locomotive, Clement E. Stretton 556
  • Latest American Battleships, The, J. J. O’Neill,
  • Light Railway Gauges, J. C. Mackay, 521
  • Light Railways, F. R Johnson, 465
  • Links in the History of the Locomotive, W. J. Barker, 601
  • Liquefaction of Air by Self-intensive Refrigera¬tion, W. Hampson, 294
  • Liquefaction of Gases, T. B. Lightfoot. 327
  • Liquefaction of Gases, T. R. Murray, 368
  • Locomotive Adhesion, W. M. A., 198
  • Locomotive Adhesion, Old Sleeper, 198
  • Locomotive, An Old, Clement E. Stretton 61
  • Locomotive “Invicta,’’ Clement E. Stretton, 387
  • Locomotive Performance, H. A. Ivatt, 520
  • Locomotive Purchasing in Japan, Progress, 326
  • Machine for Decorticating Ramie ’ J. R 169
  • Machinery for Preparing Mustard ' H. and Co., Manjak, Walter Merivale, 575
  • Manson’s Valve Gear, Jas. Steele, 43
  • Maxim Motor Co., The, Hudson Maxim, 198
  • Mechanical Engineering as a Profession, Deter¬mined to Get On, 489, 556
  • Mechanical Engineering as a Profession, Forced into a Commercial Life, 575, 626
  • Mechanical Engineering as a Profession, S. W. F., 575
  • Mechanical Engineering as a Profession, Sidney H. Holland, 521, 601
  • Mechanical Engineering as a Profession, Johny, 601
  • Mechanical Engineering as a Profession, Oney Narmen, 626
  • Mechanical Engineering as a Profession, One who Tries to Engineer his Time, 556
  • Mechanical Haulage between Liverpool and
  • Manchester, E. Shrapnoll Smith, 198
  • Midland Scottish Service, The, Gairloch. 141
  • Mr. F. E. Boughton, H. Wells Eames, 21
  • Moment of Resistance, A Builder, 316
  • Moment of Resistance, J. S. C., 488
  • Moment of Resistance, Claverhouse, 488
  • Moment of Resistance, C. B. Collett, 212, 274, 465
  • Moment of Resistance, E. J. M. Davies, 249, 275, 316, 520
  • Moment of Resistance, Wm. Donaldson, 345
  • Moment of Resistance, Jas. Gilchrist, 316, 387, 489
  • Moment of Resistance, P. W. D. I., 465
  • Moment of Resistance, L. K., 327
  • Moment of Resistance, Walter Percival, 387, 465, 521
  • Moment of Resistance, Chas. L. Smith, 316, 315, 434, 556
  • Moment of Resistance, W. H. T., 434
  • Moment of Resistance, G. Jas. Wells, 294
  • Moment of Resistance, N. D. Y., 489
  • Motor Cars, A. J. A., 626
  • Motor Cars, John Beech, 640
  • Motor Cars, S. Cotterell, 122
  • Motor Cars, John Johnston, 625
  • MotorCars, John Hy. Knight, 625
  • Motor Cars, Peeping Tom. 540
  • Motor Cars, Practical Engineer, 625
  • Motor Cars, Simpson and Bodman, 625
  • Motor Cars, E. Shrapnell Smith, 640
  • Motor Cars, Jas. Edw. Tuke, 353
  • Motor Cars, Chas. Wicksteed, 625
  • Motor Cars, Van Builder, 625
  • Motor Cars, A Van Man, 122, 198
  • Motor Cars, The Yeovil Motor Car and Cycle Company, Limited, 625
  • Motor Car Competition, The, J. S. V. Bickford, 600
  • Motor Car Competition, The, C. Harrington Moore, 601
  • Motor Car Competition, The, J. D. Roots, 601
  • Motor Car Competition, Hy. Sturmey, 601
  • Motor Car in Excrisis, An Outsider, 174
  • Motor Cars—see also Steam
  • Motor Cars Moulding Winding Drums, Chas. Singer, 121
  • Mounting Machinery on Springs, Jas. Whitcher, 575
  • Neutral Axis, Wm. Donaldson, 626
  • Newspapers for Abroad, L. Dodgson, 175
  • New Tower at New Brighton, Butters, Brothers, and Co., 122
  • Nickel Steel, T. P. H., 434
  • Non-clearance Exhaust Valves (for Hicks, Har¬greaves, and Co., Limited), E. J. Brown, 198
  • North-Western Engines, W. B. Paley, 412
  • North-Western Engines, Clement E. Stretton, 412
  • Noteworthy Locomotives, George Fred Bird, 166, 249
  • Noteworthy Locomotives, F. W. Brewer, 166
  • Noteworthy Locomotives, Clement E. Stretton, 166
  • Numerical Relations of Atomic Weight, H. A. Hensman, 626
  • Observations in High Latitudes, A Geographical Student, 213
  • Oceanic and Great Eastern, The, Vigilance, 249
  • Oiling Calico P. W. and Co., 243
  • Old Locomotive, An, H. A. A. Dombrain, 21
  • Old Locomotive, An, David Salomons, 43
  • Optical Puzzle, Jay Aitch, 368
  • Outside Buffers for Railway Carriages, Dj Bergue and Co , Limited, 43
  • Packing Steam Boiler Water-gauge Glasses, John Moncrieff, 489
  • Petroleum Burners, Wm. Cross, 295
  • Petroleum Burners, John Hy. Knight, 295
  • Petroleum Vapour Launches, R. H. Campbell, W. Reitz, 213
  • Piston Rings, J. W., 489
  • Polyphase E ectric Currents, A. C. Eborall, 327
  • Pounds and Poundals, R. M. Daeley, 213
  • Pounds and Poundals, A. G. Greenhill, 198
  • Pounds and Poundals, Sextus, 213
  • Producer Gas, H. A. Humphrey, 576, 626
  • Producer Gas, Gas Power, 601, 640
  • Producing Rain, Dry Blower, 387
  • Pump, Hydraulic, Joseph Evans and Sons, 386
  • Pump Regulators, Hydraulic, 386
  • Pyramids, The, H. Johnson, 575
  • Question of Adhesion, A, H. E. Gresham, 213
  • Question of Adhesion, A, Walter Shellshear, 601
  • Railway Axles, Lax Terrse, 87
  • Railway Bills in Parliament, Le Brasseur and Oakley, 87
  • Railway Couplings, W. M. A., 521
  • Railway Couplings, Clement E. Stretton, 521
  • Railway Speeds, Running Shed, 141
  • Railway Spaeds, Geo. S. Strong, 353, 434
  • Railway Speeds, Jas. Tyler, 167
  • Railway Speeds, D. X., 626
  • Recent Developments in the Mercantile Ship Construction, Nickel, 521
  • Rips Driving, I. W. B , 368
  • Rope-making Plant? Twiner, 195
  • Russian Mill Engines, Andrew Alison, 141
  • Russian Mill Engines, H. A. Richardson, 141
  • Safety Hooks for Cranes, P. T. H., 43
  • Safety Hooks for Cranes, F. W. Webb, 122
  • Scotch Boilers in the Navy, W. H. Moss, 435
  • Self-propelled Traffic, S. Cotterell, 21
  • Self-propelled Traffic, Alf. R. Sinnott, 61
  • Sliding Seats for Oarsmen, Inquirer, 489
  • Some Noteworthy Locomotives, Archibald Sturrock, 141
  • Seme Noteworthy Locomotives, Clement E. Stretton, 141
  • Some Remarks on Coal Mines Explosions, J. E. Newby, 175
  • Spring Coupling for Hauling or Winding Engines, John Wales Laverick, 175
  • Steam Canoes? R. J. S., 515
  • Steam Engine and Boiler Certificated Attend¬ants Bill, Mechanic, 295
  • Steam Engine Efficiency, R. L. Weighton, 166
  • Steam Heating Apparatus, S. H., 640
  • Steam Motor Cars, Britannia Company, 166
  • Steam Motor Cars, Carrier, 166
  • Steam Motor Cars, H. A. D. Mackenzie, 166
  • Steam Motor Cars (forG. F. G. Des Vignes and Co., Limited), S H. Terry, 166
  • Steel Castings to about 1 cwt., 441
  • Steel Chairs, A. Richards, 626
  • Steel Sleepers for Light Railways, Shareholder, 576
  • Steel Wool? W. H. C., 643
  • Stern Tubes and Propeller Tail End Shafts, John Clarke, 166
  • Strike Funds, Ironmaster, 575
  • Sugar Evaporating Pans ? G. C. F., 595
  • Sulphate of Ammonia, F. J. R. Carulla, 212
  • Tay Bridge, The, Joseph Ilimblet, 87
  • Technical Education, J. W. Cuffe, 140
  • Technical Education, M. L and S. Inst., 140
  • Technical Education, A Practical Engineer, 141
  • Technical Education, Stud, 122
  • Technical Education, W. C. Unwin, 122
  • Thwaite Steel Furnace, The, Horace Allen, 212, 345, 412
  • Thwaites’ Steel Furnace, Vulcan, 368
  • Thwaites’ Steel Melting Furnace, Vulcan, 294
  • Trade Marks in Japan, Messrs. T. B. Browne, Limited, 122
  • Train Resistance, A Diagram, 275
  • Tramway Traction (for the British Gas Traction
  • Company), Percy Holyoake, 521
  • “Turbinia,” The (for the Marine Steam Tur¬bine Company, Limited), Richard Smith, 167
  • Valve Gear of the Locomotive Engine, R. Collier, 438
  • Victoria Locomotive, The, C.R., 489
  • “ Welshampton ” Accident, The, One who saw the Wreck, 626
  • Wire Rope Suspension Bridges? G. G., 595
  • Work of the Ether, the Writer, 295
  • Levat, M., Carbolic Acid for Tempering Steel Tools, 1S9
  • Lewes, Prof. Vivian B., Acetylene Gas for Light¬ships, 413
  • Lewes, Prof. V., on the Best Hydrocarbon for Miking Oil Gis, 109
  • Lewes, Prof. Vivian, on the Chemical Action in Bunsen Burners, 35
  • Liberty and Property Defence League’s Protest Against the Steam Engines and Boilers Bill, 263
  • Liège, Iron and Steel in, 83
  • Liesen’s Rock Drill, 329
  • Life Buoy, Archibald’s, 301
  • Li'e-saving Apparatus for Mine?, The Fleus», 72
  • Lift, An Inclined Plane Caual, 81
  • Lifts and Cranes, Electric, 362
  • Light Railways:
  • Light Railways, 38, 46. 137, 220, 226, 237, 246, 295, 263, 373, 319, 391, 413, 439, 465, 468, 496, 513, 521, 539, 551, 588, 593, 620, 628
  • Light Railways Act, 1897, 370
  • Light Railways for Anglesea, 319
  • L’ght Railways in Brittany, 593
  • Light Railway, Circular, Aberdeenshire, 593
  • Light Railway Commission, The, 137
  • Light Railway to Connect the Cattle Market with the London, Brighton, and South Coast Rail¬way System, 413
  • L’ght Railway Construction? On what is True and False Economy in, 539
  • Light Railway, Derby and Ashbourne, 593
  • Light Railway Gauges, 468, 521
  • Light Railways in Germany, Total Length of Narrow Gauge, 237
  • Light Railway Scheme, The Gower, 439
  • Light Railways for Hungary, 46
  • Light Railways for India, 496
  • Light Railways for Ireland, 137, 220
  • Light Railway from Llandudno to Colwyn Bay Refused by the Commissioners, 373
  • Light Railway from the Mound to Dornoch, Pro¬posed , 391
  • Light Railways, North France, 513, 551
  • Light Railway from Portmadoc, 620
  • Light Railways for the Potteries and Newcastle District, 226
  • Light Railways in Scotland, 513
  • Light Railway, Sutton Bridge to Spalding, 263
  • Light Railways for Wales, 439
  • Light Railways for Worcestershire, 628
  • Light Railway, Wrington Vale, 551
  • Light Railways, Mr. E. R. Calthrop on, 246
  • Light Railways, Mr. Leslie S. Robinson, 588
  • Light Railways, Mr. H. W. Standen on, 295
  • Lighting in Country Districts, East Hanningfield Complains of the Brilliant Glare, 2
  • Lightning Express Railway Carriage, Mr. Barr’s, 337
  • Lightning Trains on the North British Railway, by Chas. Rous-Marten, 257
  • Lights on and Round British and French Coasts Compared, 319
  • Li Hung Chang and the American Railway System, 496
  • Lilpop, Rau, and Levenstein, Messrs., Compound Engine. 192
  • Lima Exhibition, 547 Limited Companies, 72
  • Lincoln to the East Coast, Proposed Railway from, 57
  • Linde, Dr. Carl, Liquefaction of Air by Self-inten¬sive Refrigeration, 294
  • Lindsay’s Patent Clutch, 423
  • Liners, Some Great, 312
  • Links in the History of the Locomotive, 601
  • Lion Ammunition Works, Bursting of a Large Hydraulic Press, 450
  • Liquefaction of Air by Self-intensive Refrigera¬tion, 294
  • Liquefaction of Fluorine Gas, The, 593
  • Liquefaction of Gases, 327, 368, 593
  • Liquid Air as an Agent of Research, Prof. Dawaron, 496, 513,
  • Liquid Fuel Engineering Co.’s Van, The, 565
  • Liquid Fuel Injector, Holden’s, 539
  • Liquid Fuel in the Mines and Mills of the Oural
  • Region, Extended Use of, 641

Literature:

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  • Bicycles and Tricycles: Elementary Treatise on their Design and Construction, with Examples and Tables, by Archibald Sharp, 319
  • Brown’s Marine Engineer’s Indispensable Pocket Log and Diary, Speed Tide, and Reference Book for 1897, 326
  • Calculus for Engineers and Physicists, The, by Prof. H. Smith, 622
  • Chemistry for Engineers and Manufacturers, A Practical Text Book, by Bertram Blount and A. G. Bloxam, 299
  • Chronicle of Books relating to Steam Naviga¬tion, the Navy and Allied Subjects, with their Sellirg Prices, 40
  • Coach Building, by John Philipson, 371
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  • Copenhagen and its Free Port, 246
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  • Cyclist Year-book for 1897, 469
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  • Egyptian Self-taught (Arabic), with the English Phonetic Transliteration of every Word, by C. A. Thimm, 350
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  • Ei port Merchant Shippers, with their Trading Ports and Class of Goods Shipped, 197
  • First Principles of Mechanical and Engineering Drawing, by H. Holt-Butterfill, 469
  • Gas Engineer’s Text-book and Gas Companies' Directory, 145
  • Gas and Fuel Analysis for Engineers, by Aug. H. Gill, 300
  • Gas and Oil Engines, The, by Dugald Clerk, 272
  • General Trade Calculator: Containing Engi¬neering, Commercial, and other useful Tables for all Classes of Business Men, by Rajbhoy Esmailjee, 300
  • Getting Gold, Practical Treatise for Prospec¬tors, Miners, and Students, by J. C. F. Johnson, 350
  • Handbook for Laying out Curves on Railways and Tramways : Calculated for every possible Angle and Radius, by G. H. A. Krohnke, 396
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  • Handbook of Modern Explosives, M. Eissler, 371
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  • History of the Fens of South Lincolnshire, by W. H. Wheeler, 419
  • Hydraulic Machinery, by Robert Gordon Blaine, 645
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  • La Marine de la Guerre, Six Mois Rue Royale, par Edouard Lockroy, 395, 418, 443, 469
  • Law of Motor Cars, Hackney, and other Car¬riages : An Epitome of the Law, Statutes, aua Regulations, by G. A. Bonner, 517
  • Law of the Motor Car and the Statutes Affect¬ing the Same, with Appendix of the Board of Trade Regulations, &5., E. Grimwood Mears, 91
  • Laxton’s Prize Book for Architects, Builders, Engineers, and Contractors, 145
  • Loan's Royal Navy List, by Lieut.-Col. F. Lean, 91
  • Light, W. T. A. Emtage, 443
  • Local Government Annual, An Official Direc¬tory, 1897, 91
  • Lockwood’s Builders’ and Contractors’ Price Book, 1897, 246
  • Locomotive Magazine for January, 1897, 40
  • Linden, Chatham, and Dover Railways, Its Passenger Services, Rolling Stock, Locomo¬tives, Gradients, and Express Speeds, by tho Author of British Railways, 622
  • Lubricating Oils, Eats, and Greases, their Origin, Preparation,and Properties, Use3and Analysis, by Goo. II. Hurst, 64
  • Magnetic Fields of Force, by H. Ebert, 517
  • Manual of American Waterworks, 1897, 517
  • Manual of Elementary Seamanship, D. Wilson-Barker, 91
  • Manuale dell’lDgegnero Civile e Industrial, por G. Colombo, 39
  • Manual of Irrigation Engineering, by Herbert M. Wilson, 319
  • Mechanical Engineering of Power Plants, by Fred. Remsen Hutton, 494
  • Mechanics of Pumping Machinery, Dr. J. Weisbach and Prof. G. Hermann, 324
  • Millennium of Hungary and its People, The, 326
  • Minutes of Proceedings of the Eogineering Association of New South Wales, Vol. ix, 443
  • Modern Cycles, their Construction and Repair, by A. J. Wallis-Tayler, 419
  • Mountain Observatories in America and Europe, by Edw. S. Holden, 145
  • Municipal Year Book of the United Kingdom for 1897, 443
  • Muret-Sanders Eucyclopiidisches Wiirterbuch der Eoglischen u Deutschen Sprache, Teil ii. von Prof. D. Sanders, 300
  • Murray’s Cyclists’ Road Book, Guildford, Chichester, Portsmouth, &c., 517
  • Naval Annual, T. A. Brassey, 516
  • Naval Engineers and the Command of the Sea, a Story of Naval Administration, by F. G. Burton, 325
  • Naval Pocket Book, The, by W. Laird Clowes, 65
  • Notes and Wrinkles for Apprentice Engineers on the Lining-off and Erection of a Set) Marine Engines, by Thos. Wallace, 494
  • One Hundred and Fifteen Experiments on the Carrying Capacity of Large Riveted Metal Conduits up to 6ft. per Second of Velocity. of Flow, by Clemens Herschel, 645
  • Patent Law and Practice, Including the Regis¬tration of Designs and Trade Marks and the Laws relating to the Copyright of Library, Dramatic, and Artistic Works (two parts), by A. V. Newton, 145
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  • Practical Electrical Measurements, Introductory Manual for Young Engineers and Students, by Ellis H. Crapper, 300
  • Practical Hints for Light Railways at Home and Abroad, by F. R. Johnson, 246
  • Practical Treatise on the Otto Cycle Gas Engine, by W. Morris, 118
  • Practical Treatise on Segmentil and Elliptical Oblique or Skew Arches, setting forth the Principles and Details of Construction in Clear and Simple Terms, by Geo. Joseph Bell, 245
  • Premier Cypher Telegraphic Code, compiled by Wm. H. Hawke, 494
  • Railway Technical Vocabulary, French, English, and American Terms, by Lucien Serraillier (22 Tables), 494
  • Registrar of the Associates and Old Students of the Royal College of Chemistry, tho Royal School of Mines, and the Royal College of Science, with Historical Introduction and Biographical Notices and Portraits of Past and Present Professors, by T. G. Chambers, 145
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  • Revue de Mécaniquo, 272
  • Röntgen Rays and Phenomena of the Anrdo
  • and Cathode Principles, Applications and Theories, by Edw. P. Thompson, 91
  • Scheme for the Regulation of the Output of Coal by International Agreement, by Emile Lewey, 65
  • Sell’s Dictionary of Registered Telegraphio Addresses, 145
  • “ Shipping World " Year-book, a Desk Manual in Trade, Commerce, and Navigation, 145
  • Slide Rule, The, Mr. C. N. Pickworth, 221
  • Smithsonian Physical Tables, Prepared by Thos. Gray, 494
  • Soldiering and Surveying in British East Africa, Major J. R. L. Macdonald, 326
  • Stanford’s Map of Central London on the Scale of Four inches to One Mile, 371
  • Stanford’s Map of Metropolitan Railways, Tramways, and other Improvements for Session 1897, 350
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  • Stresses in Framed Structures, Including the Strength of Materials and Theory of Flexure, also the Determination of Dimensions and Designing of Details, Specifications, Com¬plete Designs and Working Drawings, by A. Jay Du Bois, 493, 597
  • Syren and Shipping, The, 300
  • Tables for Iron Analysis, by John A. Allen, 65
  • Tables showiog Loss of Head due to Friction
  • of Water in Pipes, by Elmund B. Weston, 645
  • Tea: Text Book of Tea Planting and Manufac¬ture, by David Crole, 443
  • Technical Education : Application of Funds by Local Authorities, 371
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  • Text Book on Gas, Oil, and Air Engines, or Internal Combustion Motors without a Boiler, by Bryan Donkin, 245
  • Transactions of the ; American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Vol. xiii., 623
  • Transformer Design, by G, Adams, 300
  • Treatise on Practical Plane and Solid Geometry, by Thos. Jay Evans and W. W. P. Pullen, 547
  • Tresidder’s Rapid Reckoner, 221
  • United States Geological Survey, Sixteenth Annual Report, 171
  • Uuiversal Electrical Directory (J. A. Berlv’s). 1897, 246
  • Virginia Cartography: Bibliographical Descrip¬tion, by P. Lee Philips, 300
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  • Water and its Purification : A Handbook for the Use of Local Authorities, Sanitary Officers, and Others Interested in Water Supply, by Sam. Rideal, 325
  • What is Electricity? By John Trowbridge, S.D., Who’s Who, 1897, 371
  • Willing’s British and liish Press Guide and Advertiser’s Directory and Handbook for 1897, 246
  • Wire Mining and Hauling Ropes, their Manu¬facture and Applications, by J. Bucknall Smith, 221
  • Wood Industries of Canada, The, 350
  • Liverpool Corporation Tramways Bill, The, 413
  • L'verpool Dock Board, Retiring Allowance to
  • Mr. G. F. Lyster and Appointment of his Son, 57
  • Liverpool and Manchester, Mechanical Haulage between, 159, 198
  • Liverpool Overhead Railway, Expenditure and Working, 199
  • Liverpool Overhead Railway, Report, 163
  • Liverpool, Projected Street Improvements in, 513
  • Liverpool Tramways, 567
  • Llandudno, On the Municipal Works of, 626
  • Llwydcoed Ironworks, History and Sale of, 279
  • Lloyd’s Register, Tonnage Classed by, 217
  • Lloyd’s Shipping Register, Vessels under Con¬struction in the United Kingdom in the Quarter ending March, 1897, 391
  • Locker and C. C. Tasker, Messrs., cn Electricity in Coal Mining, 273
  • Lockyer, Mr. N. J., his Appointment, 7
  • Lock-out in the Engineering Trade, The, 546
  • Lodge, Dr. Oliver, Note on Sound, Signals at Sea, 641

Locomotives:

  • Locomotive Adhesion, 198, 213 Locomotive Albion, The Cambrian, 140, 167, 198 Locomotives, American, 124, 152, 399, 447, 620
  • Locomotives, American, Ritios io, 447
  • Locomotives, American Two-cylinder Compound,
  • Locomotives, Austrian State Railways, 131
  • Locomotive, Balanced Compound, to be Tested at Purdue University, 620 Locomotives, Bdanced Slide Valves for, 90
  • Locomotives, Balanced Slide Valves on French, 407
  • Locomotives with Balanced Valves in the U. S., 620
  • Locomotives for the Bayrouth Damascus Rail¬way, 97
  • Locomotive Buildiüg and Purchasing, Japan, 283, 289
  • Locomotives, On Cast Steel for, 57
  • Locomotives for China, 263
  • Locomotives for China, American, 423
  • Locomotive, Compound Goods, Kaiser Ferdinand Nord Babn, 241, 242
  • Locomotives, Compound, Largest Order for, ever Received at Crewe, 109
  • Locomotives, Compound, on the London and
  • North-Western Railway, 458, 459, 467
  • Locomotive, Compressed Air, 424
  • Locomotive, Compressed Air, New York, 95
  • Locomotive, Electric Shunting, U. S., 162
  • Locomotive Engine, Valve Gear of the, 438
  • Locomotive, Express, North British Railway, 257
  • Locomotive, Express Passenger, Mr. F. W. Webb, 392, 396
  • Locomotive, Fay’s Balanced Valve for, 107
  • Locomotive Fires with Oil, Kindling, 84
  • Locomotive Fuel Consumption, Variation id, 641
  • Locomotive, Goods, Indian Midland Railway, 618
  • Locomotives for the Great Eastern Railway Com¬pany, Ten New, 496
  • Locomotives for the Great North of Scotland Railway Company, 126
  • Locomotive, The Hardie Compressed Air, 95
  • Locomotives, Heavy, 423
  • Locomotive, A Heavy Bank, 251
  • Locomotive, Heavy Goods, Baltimore and Ohio Railway, 45
  • Locomotive, Heavy Tank, for the Indian State Railways, 567, 569
  • Locomotive Improvement, by Leonard J. Todd, 553
  • Locomotives for India with Tenders with Vacuum Brakes, 593
  • Locomotive Invicta, The, 387
  • Locomotive Invicta, The Old Canterbury and Whitstable, 163
  • Locomotives, Japan and, 57, 95, 187, 322, 326, 375 (Supplement, March 26th, 1897)
  • Locomotives for Japan, American, 375
  • Locomotives for Japan, with Six-coupled Wheels, 137
  • Locomotive John Bull, 556
  • Locomotive, The Latest Single-wheel Express, 633
  • Locomotive, Links in the History of the, 601
  • Locomotive for the London and South-Western Railway Company, Mr. Drummond's First, 291
  • Locomotive, Narrow - gauge Passenger, Cape Government Railways, Mr. Michael Stephens (Supplement, April 2Srd, 1897), 422
  • Locomotives for the Northern Pacific Railway, the Largest ever Constructed, 237 Locomotives, Noteworthy, 114, 119 141, 166. 249
  • Locomotive of a Novel Description, Small, 513
  • Locomotive, An Old, 21, 43, 61
  • Locomotives, Painting of, 551
  • Locomotive Performance, 458, 459, 467, 521
  • Locomotive Performance, American, 394, 434
  • Locomotives, Piston Valves in, 577
  • Locomotive, Rack Rail, for the Beyrouth and Damascus Railway, 58
  • Locomotives and Rolling Stock in 1896, 20
  • Locomotive, Six - coupled Tank, Circom-Etoa Railway (Supplement, May 2bt, 1897), 509, 511
  • Locomotives, South Pacific Railway Company, Schedules of Tonnage Rating for all the Goods, 593
  • Locomotives and Steel Rails for Japan, 263
  • Locomotives, United States, 95, 162
  • Locomotive '* Victoria.” 489
  • Locomotives, Vulcan Foundry, The Earliest and Latest, 618
  • Locomotives, Mr. Worsdell’s, An Engine-driver’s Comments on the Close Cab, 35
  • Lombardy, The Cotton Industry of, 592
  • Lorillard, Mr. Jacob, Yacht of a New Shape, 109
  • Louisville and Nashville Railway Co., Export Business Managed by, 461
  • London Central Railway, Electrical Plant, 587
  • London, Chatham, and Dover Railway, Accele¬rated Services, 439
  • London, Chatham, and Dover Railway Company, Corridor Carriages between Calais and Bile, 263
  • London County Council, Technical Education Board, Grant Required, 186
  • London County Council, The, Welsh Water Supply Scheme, 185
  • L D. and E.C. Railway, Sections, 266
  • London E ectric Supply Co , in 1896, Capital Ex¬penditure of the, 641
  • London, Gas Manufacture in, 144
  • London Geological Field Class, 390
  • London, On the Main Drainage of, 250
  • London, The New Lice to, 241
  • London, New Railway Projects for, 82, 137
  • London and North-Western Railway Company,
  • Improvement of the Service to Ireland, 373
  • London and North-Western Railway, Memo¬randum Relative to the Returns of Accidents to Railway Servants, 341
  • London and North-Western Railway Rcpors, 162
  • London and North-Western Railway, Second-class Fares, 341, 461
  • London Railway, The First, 27
  • London and Soatb-Western Mail Train on the Great Western Main Line by Mistake, 217
  • London, Walthamstow, and Epping Forest Rail¬way to be Abandoned, 57
  • London Water Riverside Companies, Visits to the, 564
  • London Water Supply, 109, 115, 196, 496, 606
  • London Water Supply, Mr. W. J. Dibdin on, 109
  • London Water Supply, Royal Commission Ap¬pointed to Consider the Subject of, 496
  • Lorenzo Marquez Port and Railway, 570
  • Lowestoft, 232 Lowestoft Harbour, 232
  • Lubricating Oils and Lubrication, Mr. Alexander Tacker, 152
  • Lubrication, Superficial Tension and, 157, 198
  • Lubricator, The Ottewell Sight-feed, 31
  • “ Lucania,” Record Passages of the, 95
  • Luggage Van for the Conveyance of Cycles, Priza Offered for, 95
  • Lunge, Prof., on Technical Education—A Little Knowledge a Dangerous Thing, 622
  • Lycoudis, Lieut. P. S., Sectional Gun, 247
  • Lyle, Mr., His Appointment, 154
  • Lynde, Mr. F. G., Lavatory with Accessible Over¬ flow, 330

M

  • MABON’S Award, re The Duffryn Dispute Rejected, 526
  • Macaulay, Mr. F. W., Resignation, 401
  • Macclesfield Canal Bursts its Bank, 137
  • McDougall, Mr. P. W., on Electric Central Station Working, 8
  • MacDowall, Mr. A B., Suggestions of Sunspot Influence cn the Weather of Western Europe, 426
  • McDowell, Mr. J. II., on Continuous Brakes, 273
  • Machine Labour Question, The, 323, 472, 474, 493, 524, 629, 651
  • Machine Labour Question, Mr. Barnes on the, 524, 629
  • Machine Question at the Newton Heath Works, The, 651
  • Machine Tool Dispute, 472, 493
  • Machine Tools, American, 59, 62, 177
  • Machine Tools, American Compressed Air, 177
  • Machine Tools, American Electro, 177
  • Machine Tools by Compressed Air, Operation of, Machine Tool Makers in 1886, 30
  • Machine Tools, Modern, 366, 367, 517
  • Machinery Imported into Japan, 57
  • Machinery, Labour and, 323
  • Machinery, Opposition to, 299
  • Machinery on Springs, Mounting, 575
  • Machinery and the Transmission of Power, 537
  • McMillan, Mr. W. G., Successor to Mr. F. H. Webb, 570
  • Macpherson, Mr. J. A., on the Manufacture of High-class Bridge Work, 250
  • Madeira, Electric Power Supply for, 439
  • Madras, Mica Mining Industry, 163
  • Magnetic Force of the Earth, Dr. A. Schmidt’s Analysis of the, 163
  • Magnetic Hysterisis, Dr. J. A. Fleming’s Method of Determining, 641
  • Magnetisation Limit of Magnetic Substances, Mr. Hy. Wilde on the, 637
  • Malta, Electric Lighting of, 7
  • Malta Electric Lighting Station, Engines and Dynamos, 337, 342, 343, 344
  • Mamontnn et Cie, Extension of the Newski Establishment, 154
  • Manchester--'-' also Notes from Lanca¬shire :
  • Manchester, 252
  • Manchester, Carburetted Water Gas Plant for, 7
  • Manchester Coal Exchange Committee, Annual Report, 99
  • Manchester, Control of the Electric Undertaking to be Supervised by a Special Committee, 373
  • Manchester, Electric Light for, 551
  • Manchester, Electric Light Extension Projects, 620 J ’
  • Manchester, Railway Accident, 35
  • Manchester, Sheffield, and Lincolnshire Railway Company, Meeting of Employés to Consider a Reduction of Hours of Labour, 496
  • Manchester, Sheffield, and Lincolnshire Railway, Proposed Change of Name, 137
  • Manchester, Sheffield, and Lincolnshire Railway Company, the Strike Averted by the Managers' Concessions, 499
  • Manchester and Sheffield Company's London Ex¬tension Line, Carriage and other Works for the, 291
  • Manchester Ship Canal, 7, 95, 99, 226, 232
  • Manchester Ship Canal Company, Bill Deposited by the, 7
  • Manchester Ship Canal Traffic Rjturns, 95, 99
  • Manchurian Railway, The, 7, 199, 201
  • M.nohurian Railway, The Russo-Chinese Bank takes 1000 Shares in the. 199
  • Maneuvrier et Fournier, MM., on the Rt*io of the Two Specific Heats of Acetylene, 163
  • Mangoes and Pineapples from Queensland, Im¬portation of, 373
  • Manitoba, Farming Machinery in, 25
  • “ Manjak," The Mineral Locally called, 402, 575
  • Manson's Valve Gear, 43
  • Mantles, Calculating Illuminating Values of Various, 35
  • Manurial Experiments, Staffordshire, 42
  • Map of the American Lakes, 132
  • Map, Diagram Route, Engineer Horseless Carriage Competition, 483
  • Map of New Lines of the Great Western Rail¬way, 259
  • Map of New Railways for London, 82
  • Mire per Terne (referring to Mr. Wolfe Barry's Address), 545
  • Marindin, Major, Reports to the Board of Trade, 7
  • Marine Boilers, Suction Draught for, 147
  • Marina Engines, High-pressure for, Mr. W. R. Cummins, 418
  • Marine Engine Practice, Highest Point yet Reached, 137
  • Marine Propulsion in the Past, 847
  • Maritime Improvements at Dunkirk, 78
  • Market Harborougb, Mr. H. G. Coates on the Public Works of, 484
  • Market Harborough Public Baths, Mr. H. G. Coates on the, 484
  • Marriages, Births, and Deaths, Quarterly Return, 496
  • “ Mars,” Overtime Work on the, ta Satisfy Admiralty Requirements, 513
  • Marsden, Mr. Benjamin, 153
  • Marshall, Mr. Alf., Cycle Construction, 409
  • Marten, Mr. E. D., His Report on the Improve¬ment of the Waterway between Wolverhamp¬ton and Bristol, 524
  • Martin, Mr., His Inaugural Address at the Meet¬ing of the Iron and Steel Institute, 483, 479, 512
  • Martinique, Project for Connecting by Rail the Sugar Factories of, 513
  • Masonry Dam for Denver, 375
  • Matchets for Sugar Plantations, German Compe¬tition in, 125
  • Material Employed for the Construction of Ships, 1896, 163
  • Mathematicians, Desirability of an International Congress of, 319
  • Matthews, Mr. Thos., Deep Bore-hole Pomp, 136
  • Maxim-Cordite Case, The, 169, 195, 241, 270
  • Maxim, Mr. H , Letters Patent Granted to, for Improvements in Processes and Apparatus for Reducing Metals from their Ores, 391
  • Maxim Motor Co., The, 198
  • Maxim Motor Co., A Disclaimer, 167
  • Maxwell’s Theory of Dielectric Stresses, Compe¬tition for Experiments Confirming, 391
  • May Train Services, The, By Chas. Rous-Marten, 455
  • Mayer, Mr. A M , Experiments on the Flotation of Clean Wires on Water, 496
  • Mean Water-line in Designing the Lines of Ships, Use of the, 396 ’
  • Measurement of Power, Watt and the, 233
  • Mechanical Engineering, 1896, 14
  • Mechanical Engineering as a Professian, 441, 489, 521, 556, 575, 601, 626
  • Mechanical Engineers and Ironfounden in 1896, 30
  • Mechanical Haulage between Liverpool and Man¬chester, 159, 198
  • Mechanical Production of Cold, The Howard Lectures cn the, 122
  • Mechanism of our Ships of War, 38
  • Medway, Mr. John, Tests to Determine the Relative Non-conducting Qualities of Three Kinds of Boiler Covering, 137
  • Mendenhall, Prof. T. C., On a Ring Pendulum for Absolute Determination of Gravity, 513
  • Menheniot Viaduct Accident, The, 628
  • Mercantile Ship Construction, Recent Develop¬ments in, 406, 455, 521
  • Merchandise Marks Act, The, 319, 567
  • Merchandise Marks Act, Inquiry into the Working of, 319 HO
  • Mercury from Copper, Separation of, 57
  • Mermet, M. A., Solution for Detecting Inflam¬mable Gas in Mines, 570
  • Mersey and Irwell Joint Committee, 360
  • Merthyr Hospital, A Jubilee Ward for, 332
  • Merw-Kushk Railway Inaugurated, The, 593
  • Messent, Mr. Philip John, 371
  • Metal for Cylinders, Valves, &c., The Best, Subject of an Investigation, 496
  • Metal Produced by the Reduction of Wolfram by Carbon, 57
  • Metal Trades, Our Foreign, 171
  • Metallic Alloys and the Theory of Solution. On. 373
  • Metallic and Fibrous Packing, Ogden’s, 3C4
  • Metallic Packings, Lawson’s, 342
  • Metallurgical Laboratory, King’s College, 81
  • Metals, Reducing Metals from their, Mr. H. Maxim’s Improvements in Processes, 391
  • Meteorological Instruments, Sixty Years’ Im¬provements in, 290
  • Meteorology of London, On the Non instrumental. 628
  • Metre-gauge Railway, South India, 57
  • Metric System to be Adopted in the United States, 593
  • Metric System of Weights and Measures, Ques¬tion in the House Concerning the Legalisation of the. 199
  • Metric Weights and Measures, Mr. J. Emerson Dowson, 237
  • Metropolitan Railway between Finchley and Wembley, Widening of, 109
  • Mexico, Copper Exports from, 199
  • Mexico, Railway Mileage in, 199 Mexico, Trade of, 35, 190
  • Mexican Government, New Railway Concession Granted by, 109
  • Mexican Imports through Tampico in 1895, 373
  • Mica Mining Industry, Madras, 163
  • Micro-Mechanical Examination of Steel Rails and 1 Tubes, I))
  • Microphones, Experiments Recently Made with, 551
  • Microscope Accessories for Metallographers, Mr, J. E. Stead on, 479
  • Microscopy of Iron and Steel, Mr. Wm. Cleland on the, 209
  • Middlesbrough Chamber of Commerce, Quarterly Report, 401
  • Middlesbrough Furnaces, Pig Iron Output in 1896 by, 73
  • Middlesbrough Graving Dock, Electric Lighting of the, 378
  • Middlesbrough, Tramway Extension, 100
  • Midget Steam Trap, The, 305
  • Mid-Kent Line, Improvements on the, 35
  • Midland Iron Company’s Annual Meeting, Busi¬ness Results, 237
  • Midland Railway Company and the Great Northern Railway, Dinner Given by the Chair¬man of the, 109
  • Midland Railway Enginemen's Home at High- gate, 384, 385
  • Midland Railway Mineral Traffic, The, 383
  • Midland Railway, New Bridge at Clydach, 7
  • Midland Railway, New Standard Rail, 247
  • Midland Railway, Train Mileage, Coal Consumed, Number of Engines for, 1895, 263
  • Midland Scottish Service, The, 141
  • “ Midland-Scottish,” With the, Mr. Chas. Rous- Marten, 103
  • Milan, The Edison Company of, 551
  • Military Material, Active Production of, 525
  • Military Works Bill, The. 170
  • Mill Engines, Russian, 141
  • Milling Machine, American, 59
  • Mills and Co., Messrs., Aluminium Bed-plate, 504, 509
  • Mills, Looms, and Spindle?, and Persons Employed in India, 237
  • Mill Work, Use of High-speed Engines for, 306
  • Milne, Prof. John, on Rjcent Advances in Seismology, 199
  • “ Milwaukee,” Trial Trip of the Largest Ca-go Steamer ever Built in England, 99
  • Mine Inspector, The Work of a, 644
  • Mine Managers in East Australia Wanted, Com¬petent, 45
  • Mine Ventilation Question, The, 306
  • Mineral Called “ Manjak,” The, 402, 575
  • Mineral Products of Servia, 7
  • Minerals and Oils in the United States, Produc¬tion of, 57
  • Miners, Eight Hours for, 468
  • Miners’ Fallacies, 621
  • Miners’ International Congress, Proceedings of the, 629
  • Miners’ Parliament, The, 31
  • M:nes after Explosious. Suggested Rules for the Recovery of Coal, 588
  • Mines, Explosives in Coal, 640
  • Mines, Fire-damp Indicator for, 439
  • Mines, Fleuss Life-saving Apparatus and Electric Safety Lamp for, 72
  • Mines by Labour Delegate.», Inspection of, 84
  • Mines and Quarries, British, 552
  • Mines, Solution for Detecting Inflammable Gas in, 570
  • Mines, Wood Consumption in, 65
  • Mining in Australia, 45
  • Mining in Cornwall, Mr. W. Thomas on the Prospers of Deep, 537
  • Mining and Metallurgical Societies in 1896, The Work of, 260, 351
  • Mining, Metallurgy, and Mechanics, Promiums Offered by the Soo. de l’lndustrie Minerale of St. Etienne, for Original Communications on, 237
  • Mining and Technical School in the Ural, 426
  • Mining Practice in the United Kingdom, On Deep Levels in, 536
  • Mint, Birmingham. Annual Report of the Nit Profit of the, 628

Miscellanea:

  • 7, 35, 57, 95, 109, 137, 163, 199, 217, 237. 26’, 291, 319, 341, 373, 391, 413, 439, 461, 496, 513, 551, 570, 593, 620, 641
  • Mississippi River, Bridge over the, 556
  • Mitton, Mr. Dury, on an Underground Fire at Bridgewater Colliery, 588
  • Modern Japan, Industrial and Scientific, Electrical Work, 138
  • Modern Japan, Industrial and Scientific, Loco¬motive Building and Purchasing, 283, 289
  • Modern Machine Tools, On, 517
  • Moissan, M., Gold Medal Awarded to, 237
  • Moissan and Dewar, MM., Liquefaction of Fluorine Gas by, 593
  • Moment of Resistance, 212, 249, 294, 316, 327, 345, 387, 434, 465, 488, 489, 521,556, 595
  • Monaco, Electric Tramway for, 513
  • Moncrieff, Mr. John Mitchell, Standardising of Working Loads and Working Stresses of Rail¬way Bridges, 578
  • Mond Gas Producer Plant and its Application. The, 295
  • Monier System of Arch Construction, Mr. Walter Beer cn the, 252
  • Monier System of Construction, The, 97, 252
  • Montana Mines, Double-clutch Winding Engine 159, 168 ’
  • Moore, Mr. Harrington, and the Motor Car Club. 596
  • Moorwocd and Sons, Messrs., Cycle Manufac¬turers, 179
  • Morris, Mr. D. K., Effect of Temperature upon the Magnetic and Electric Properties of Ire n, 513, 551
  • Morrison and Ingram, Messrs., Lavatory with Accessible Overflow, 330
  • Morriston Tin-plate Works, Accident at, 426
  • Mors Motor Carriage, 328
  • Mortising and Boring Tool, Kirchner’s, 318
  • Morton, Prof. W. B., on the Effect of Capacity on Stationary Electrical Waves in Wires, 391
  • Moseley Corporation Gasworks, Extensions of Plant, 499
  • Mossman, Mr. R. C., Non-instrumental Meteor¬ology of London, 1713-1896, 628

Motor Cars:

  • 6, 26. 34, 60, 86, 122.124, 131, 143, 174, 177, 198, 353, 888, 450, 523, 524, 564, 596, 600, 613 619, 621, 622, 625, 626, 637, 640
  • Motor Car, Art and the, 597
  • Motor Car Competition, The, 571, 6C0
  • Motor Cars at the Crystal Palace, 564
  • Motor Cars, The Daimler Company, 124
  • Motor Car in Excelsis, The, 174
  • Motor Car Exhibition, Imperial Institute, 8Q
  • Motor Car of the Future, The, 621
  • Motor Car Notes, 524, 619, 622
  • Motor Cur, The New Peugeot, 177
  • Motor Car for Practical Work, Six Month) Experience of, 450
  • Motor Car Propulsion, Magisterial Proceeding Connected with, 474
  • Motor Car Race in France, A, 131, 143
  • Motor Cars, Relative to Another Letter from Mi Sturraey, 637
  • Motor Car Speed Gearing, The Pretot, 523
  • Motor Cars, Steam, 131. 143
  • Motor Cars, Storage of Energy in, 60
  • Motor Car, Messrs. Thornycroft’s Test of tho, 31
  • Motor Carriage, Messrs. Atkinson and Philipsor 388
  • Motor Carriages in Paris, 6
  • Motor Syndicate, The British, 34
  • Motor Van Competition of tho Royal Agricu tural Society, 611
  • Motors and Machine Tools, Munich, Ssc:n Exhibition, 191
  • Moulding Winding Drums, 121
  • Mounting Machinery on Springs, 575
  • Moving a Railway Bridge, 81
  • Muirheud’s Rolled-steel Railway Chair, 473
  • Multiphase Currents in Electric Driving, Utilise tion of, 6
  • Munby, Mr. A. E , On the Laboratory Use c Acetylene, 342
  • Municipal and County Engineers, The Summe Meeting, 411
  • Munro's Steam Boiler, 110
  • Muntz’s Metal Company’s Report, 306
  • Murphy, Mr. E , Automatic Brush, 110
  • Murphy ManufacturingCo., Machine for Trueing up Electric Tramcar Wheels, 291

N

  • NAIL-MAKING and Box-nailing Machine, Thi “Ductor,” 40
  • Naples, 1896, Total Number of Vessels tha Entered the Port of, 439
  • Naples, Harbour Improvements, 439
  • Narrow Gauge Folly in England, The, 95
  • Nashua Aqueduct, 71
  • Nasmith, Mr., His Inaugural Address, 63, 71
  • Natal, Dredging at, 52
  • National Department of Science, A, 187
  • National Railway Museum for London, A 319
  • Natural Gas Supply, The, 593
  • Naval Architecture at the Earl’s Court Victoria! Era Exhibition, 637
  • Naval Architecture, Fronch, 117
  • Naval Construction and Armaments Co., Sale ol the Works Decided on, 475
  • Naval Construction Works, Barrow-in-Furness, 651
  • Naval Engineer Appointments:
  • 46> '2> A13’ 226> 240> 3O4< 327, 340, 365,
  • 426, 485, 526, 576, 586, 623 > > »
  • Naval Programme and Estimates for 1897-98, 259
  • Nava1 Review »ƒ Spithead. (Supplement, June T&th), 513, 614, 615, 621, 635
  • Naval Review at Spithead, The Steamship Com¬panies and the, 513
  • Naval Section of the Victorian Exhibition at the Crystal Palace, 561, 586
  • Naval Warfare, 493
  • Navies of Europe, A German Review on the, 496
  • Navy Boilers, 393 Navy, The British, 122
  • Navy, The French, 568
  • Neath and Brecon Railway, Shcnting Accident,
  • Neath Colliery District, Accident in the, 558
  • Neath Steel Company, The, 21
  • Neely, Mr. Sam. T., on the Resistance of Vehicles on Common Riads. 627
  • Neilton and Co., Messrs., Heavy Tank Locomotives for the Indian State Railways. 567, 569
  • Neilson and Co., Order for Twelve Locomotives Placed with, 126
  • Netherlands, German Competition with British
  • Manufactures in the, 314 Netherlands Navy, The, 34
  • Nettleship, Mr. J. H., 263
  • Neustadt-Lokomotiv Fabrik, Express Locomotive Kaiser Ferdinand Nord Bahn, 142 Neutral Axis, The, 595, 626
  • Newcastle Electric and General Engineering Exhibition. 388
  • Newcastle-on-Tyne, The New Rodheugh Bridge,
  • Newcomen Engine, An Old, 646
  • New England and Other Localities, Relative Humidity of South, 268
  • Newgate-street, Widening of, 8, 35

Newport Harbour Commissioners' Weekly Trade Report:

  • 21, 48, 74, 100, 126, 154,180,228, 254, 280, 303 356, 378, 426, 452, 474, 500, 526, 559
  • New Rapid Cycle Company, Particulars Relating to, 278
  • New South Wales Exports, 225
  • New South Wale?, Railways and Tramways in, 257, 319, 650
  • New South Wales, Railway and Tramway Mileage, Earnings and Expenditure, in, 257
  • New South Wales Railways and Tramways, Quarterly Report, 650
  • Newspapers for Abroad, 175
  • Newton Machine Tool Works, U.S.A., Cold Saw,
  • Milling Machine, Boring Machine for Motors. &o., 59, 62
  • New York and Brooklyn Elevated Railways, Traffic on, 341
  • New York City Grand Central Station to be Enlarged, 291
  • New York, The Growth of, 559
  • New York Harbour, 199, 375
  • New York Harbour, A Deeper Entrance Recom¬mended to, 199
  • New York Street Railways, Compressed Air and Electric Traction on, 127
  • New York and Milford, Scheme for a Steamship Line between, 476
  • New York, New Suspension Bridge, 593
  • New York, New Tram Rail for, 78, 79
  • New York State Canal, Total Freight Carried in 1896, 57
  • New York, Swing Bridge, 165
  • New York, Water Supply of, 137
  • New Zealand, Railway Extension, 45
  • New Zealand, Volcanic Districts, 7
  • Niagara Falls, Electric Power Transmission, 45
  • Niagara Falls Power Company, Electric Heating of the Generating Station of the, 413
  • Nicaragua Canal, Projected Further Surveys of the, 319
  • Nicaragua, Development of, 54
  • Nicholls, Mr. Percy, Utilisation of Multiphase Currents in Electric Driving, 6
  • Nickel in 1896, 172
  • Nickel Steel, 172, 434
  • Nickel Steel for Boiler Shells, Forgings and Other Purposes, 406, 420
  • Nickel Steel as Made in the United States, Average Compcsition of, 109
  • Niclausse Water-tube Boilers in French Battle¬ ships, 237
  • Nijni Novgorod Exhibition, The, 80, 88, 164, 238, 273, 274, 292
  • Nijni Novgorod Exhibition, Machinery Hall, 268, 273, 274
  • Nijni Novgorod Exhibition, Thuchof Water-tube Boilers, 164
  • Niles Tool Works Company, Planing Machine, 612
  • “Niobe,” The New Cruiser, 211
  • Nipher, Prof. F. E., Apparatus to Determine Frictional Effects of Trains of Cars on the Air, 291
  • Nipber, Prof. E., Apparatus for Measuring the Resistance of a Tube to the Flow of Air, 291
  • Nira Irrigation Canal, Famine Works in India, 135, 136, 183, 184, 234, 235
  • Nitrogenous By products of Gasworks, 77
  • Nixon, Mr. Edw., 95
  • Nobol, Mr. Alfred, Particulars as to His Will, 35
  • Nordberg Manufacturing Company, Double-clutch Winding Engine, Montana Mines, 159, 168
  • Nordberg, Mr. B. V., Winding Engine, 159, 168
  • Nord Express, The New Daily Service of the, 341
  • North British Company to Engine all Trains from
  • Berwick Northward, 331
  • North British Railway, New Route to Helens¬burgh. 461
  • North British Railway Time and Wages Altera¬tions, 7
  • North-Eastern Railway Co., Bridge over the Level Crossing, West Hartlepool, 378
  • North-Eastern Railway Co., The Durham Coast Railway, 461
  • North-Eastern Railway Co.’s, Improvements at Hartlepool Docks, 227, 425
  • North-Eastern Railway Co.’s Locomotive Works,
  • Darlington, Extension of the, 99
  • North-Eastern Railway Co., Points in Dispute to be Submitted to Arbitration, 377
  • North-Eastern Railway Co. and its Servants, Arbitration Opened between, 525
  • North-Eastern Railway Co.’s Servants, Deputation to the Directors, 307
  • North-Eastern System, General Strike Declared all over the, 217

North of England:

  • 22, 47, 73, 99, 125,153,179, 203, 227, 253, 279,
  • 307, 331, 355, 377, 401, 425, 451, 475, 499, 525,
  • 557, 579, 605, 629, 651
  • North Lincolnshire Iron and Ironstone Trade in 1897, 39
  • Northern Chemical Manufacture, The, 272
  • North Staffordshire Tramways, Cods mt for a Year’s Extension of the Use of Steam on, 641
  • Norway, Railway Extension in, 257
  • Norwegian Bsard of Works invite Competitive Plans of Station Arrangements, 217
  • Norwegian State Railways, Tenders invited for Coal for, 199

Notices to Correspondents:

  • 13, 37, 63, 89, 115, 143, 169,195, 219, 237, 269, 297, 323, 347, 369, 393, 417, 441, 467, 491, 515, 545, 571, 595, 621, 643
  • Notes from Germany: 22, 48, 74, 100, 126, 154, 180. 204 , 228, 254, 280, 308, 332, 356, 378, 402, 426, 452, 476, 500, 526, 558, 580, 606, 630, 652

Notes from Lancashire:

  • 46, 72, 98, 124, 152, 178, 202, 226, 252, 278, 306, 330, 354, 376, 400, 424, 450, 474, 498, 557, 578, 604, 628, 650

Notes and Memoranda:

  • 7, 35, 57, 95, 109, 137, 163, 199, 217, 237, 263, 291, 319, 341, 373, 391, 413, 439, 461, 496, 513, 551, 570, 593, 620, 641
  • Notes from Scotland: 47, 73, 100, 126, 154, 180, 204, 228, 253, 280, 307, 331, 356, 378, 401, 425, 452, 476, 500, 558, 580, 605, 630, 652
  • Nova Scotian Provincial Department of Mines, Report for 1896, 461
  • Numerical Relations of Atomic Weights, 626
  • Nut and Bolt Combination, 385

O

  • Obituary:
  • Abercam, Mr. D. W. James, 652
  • Armstrong, Captain, 605
  • Benson, Mr. W. R., 203
  • Butlin, Mr. Wm., 162
  • Blechynden, Mr. Alfred, 213
  • Brown, Sir John, 5
  • Buchanan, Mr. George, 602
  • Burn, Mr. James, 401
  • Casebourne, Mr. C. T., 525
  • Chapman, Mr. Hedley, 425
  • Chrime8, Mr. Richard, 451
  • Crossley, Mr. Francis William, 351
  • Eltringham, Alderman J. T., 652
  • Faulkner, Mr. John, 163
  • Fletcher, Mr. Lavington, 614, 646
  • Folkard, Mr. Arthur, 5
  • Forde, Mr. Hy. Charles, 213
  • French, Mr. Hy., 525
  • Galloway, Mr. John, 9
  • Grant, Mr. Alfred, 95
  • Hall, Mr. J. F., 573
  • Harrison, Mr. Jas. William, 253
  • Henderson, Mr. John, 401
  • Hickson, Sir Joseph, 57
  • Hulse, Mr. W. Wilson, 325
  • Hunt, Mr. Wm., 373
  • Kirkaldy, Mr. David, 118, 147
  • McColl, Mr. Hugh, 451
  • Marsden, Mr. BrojimiD, 153
  • Messent, Mr. Philip John, 371
  • Nixon, Mr. Edward, 95
  • Oswald, Mr. Ralph Patterson William, 605
  • Pastour, Mr., Ill
  • Pringle, Mr. Thoma?, 425
  • Putnam, Mr. Wm.. 461
  • Ramsbottom, Mr. John (with Portrait), 549, 568
  • Rap'er, Mr. Richard Christopher (with Portrait), 573
  • Roberts, Mr. George, 149
  • Ruston, Mr. Joseph, 623
  • Snow, Mr. Wm., 203
  • Sylvester, Prof. Jas. Joseph, 295
  • Vickers, Mr. Edward, 307
  • Wasdell, Mr. Thomas, 172
  • Observations on High Latitudes, 213
  • “Oceanic,” Toe, 209, 249, 579
  • “Oceanic,” Cast Steel Stern Frame and Brackets for the, 579
  • “Ocean” and “Great Eastern," The, 219
  • “Ocean,” The Battleship, 192
  • Official Secrets, 34
  • Ogden’s Packing for Engines, 304
  • Oiling Calico 1 243
  • Oil Cargoes in Bulk, Importation and Storage of, at Manchester, 641
  • Oil Field, The Roumanian, 137
  • Oil Find in France, An, 446
  • Oil Fire Kindling Apparatus for Locomotives, 84
  • Oil Gas, On the Best Hydro-carbon for Making, 109
  • Oil Gas Plant ( 417
  • Oil and Grease from Exhaust Steam, Separation of, 258
  • Oil Lighting by Constant Supply, 312
  • Oil Mining, Use of Electricity in, 634
  • Oil Producers and Gas Consumers in Indiana, Legal Fight between, 612
  • Oil Storage, Manchester and Liverpool, 641
  • Oil Tanks at Old Trafford, Manchester, 7
  • Oil Well at Maastricht, Discovery of an, 461
  • Oil Works of the Victorian Railway Department, Australia, 138
  • Okes Water-tube Boiler, The, 165
  • Oldham District, Wages Dispute in the, 401, 450, 475, 499
  • Oliver Iron and Steel Company, Combination Nut and Bolt, 385
  • Open-hearth Furnaces by Machinery, Charging, 508
  • Open-h<arth Process, The Bertrand-Thiel, 28, 129
  • Open-hearth Process, Notes on the Combined, 508
  • Operation of Machine Tools by Compressed Air, 612
  • Oporto Tunnel, Collision in, 35
  • Opposition to Machinery, 299
  • Optical Puzzle, An, 368
  • Ordnance and Armour, Our Present Position in, 129
  • Ore Cars, Immense, 375
  • Ores in Greece, 1895, Total Production of, 291
  • Ores, Low Grade, Treatment of, in Queensland, 45
  • Ore in Wales, Pressure for Supplies of, 74
  • Organ, Fleet-engineer, His Retirement and Successor, 319
  • Orswan, Mr. W. J., On the Best Class of Detonators, 524
  • Oscillations of a Tower Produced by the Ringing of Bells, 439
  • Ostend Port, The Improvement of, 482
  • Ostend, Tenders Invited for Harbour Works at, 263
  • Oswald, Mr. R. P. W., 605
  • Ottewell, Sight-feed Lubricator, 31
  • Otto Cycle Gas Engine, The, 118
  • Otto-Hoffmann Goke Ovens, 207, 208, 231
  • Our Horseless Carriage Competition, 297
  • Our Present Position in Ordnance and Armour, 129
  • Outside Buffers for Railway Carriages, 43
  • Overflows, Accessible Bath and Lavatory, 330

P

  • PACKING for Axle-boxes, Patent Elastic, 125
  • Packing for Engines, Ogden’s, 304
  • Packing, Lawson’s Metallic, 342
  • Packing Steam Boiler Water-gauge Glasses, 489
  • Paddington Station, New Platform at, 109
  • Pain, Mr. Arthur Cadlick, On What is True and False Economy in Light Railway Construction,
  • Painted Locomotives, London and North-Western Railway, 551
  • Painton Electric Motors for Ship Propulsion, 163
  • Painton, Electrical Steamship Company, The, 163
  • Pin, Copper, the Largest yet Made out of a Solid Piece of Copper, 413
  • Paper Friction Wheels, 151
  • Paper Wheels, Tests of, 35
  • Parcel Post Agreement between Great Britain and Sweden, 176
  • “ Paris,” The American Liner, 74
  • Paris Metropolitan Railway, 287
  • Paris, Motor Carriages in, 6
  • Paris Water Supply, 552
  • Parkes, Mr. Chas. Reg., On Pneumatic Grain Elevators, 577
  • Parkgate Ironworks, Armour Plates First Made at, 107
  • Parkhead Forge and Steel Works, New Depart¬ment for Rolling Railway Wheel Tires, 413
  • Parliamentary Select Committee, Evidence
  • Tendered to, on the Operation of the “Fair Wages” Resolution as Applied to Government Contracts, 524
  • Parnschowitz, The Deepest Bore Hole in the World, 74
  • Parsons Generator, Tests of 200 Kilowatt Con¬tinuous Current Turbo, 198
  • Parsons, The Hon. Chas., Application of the Compound Steam Turbine to the Purpose of Marine Propulsion, 397
  • Pais ins, The Hon. Chas. Algernon, Relative Advantages and Disadvantages of Rotary and Reciprocating Engines as Applied to Ship Propulsion, 540
  • Parsons, The Hon. C. A., On Turbines Applied to Dynamos, 543
  • Passenger Services, Two New, 567
  • Pastour, M., Ill
  • Patent Cases, Costs of, 327
  • Patents Filed in Eleven Years, 137
  • Patent Filed by Tbaddeus Cahill, A Curious, 444
  • Patents in India, 240
  • Patents, Japan, Registration of, 56
  • Patent Laws, Movement for the Reform of, Deputation to Mr. Ritchie, 391
  • Patent Law in the U.S., The New, 324
  • Patent Nut and Bolt Company’s Statutory
  • Gathering, 226
  • Patent-office, 1896, Designs Applied for at the, 413
  • Patent-office Statistics, 137
  • Patents aud Trade Marks in the Argentine, 80
  • Patents in theU.S., Car Couplings, 319
  • Paterson, Tait and Co., The Dominion Govern¬ment's Contract with fra Fast Atlantic e.s. Service, 413
  • Patterson, Mr. Jas., His New Appointment, 401, 475
  • Paul, Mr. Matthew, Suction Draught for Marine Boilers, 147
  • Pavements, Comparative Cost of Road, 212
  • Pavements, Data Relating to the Cost, lie., of Different, 163
  • Paving, Brick and Macadam, 45
  • Pease, Mr. Henry Fell, His Will, 331
  • Peckett and Sons, List of Engines, 48
  • Peking Petition Relative to the Iron Ore of the
  • Province, 461
  • Pembroke Dock, Sewerage Scheme Disapproved in respect to the Outfall at, 570
  • Pembroke Sewerage, 427
  • Penclawdd Tin-plate Works, Purchased by a New Company, 100
  • Pender, Sir John, Gold Melal called by his Name, 485
  • P. and O. Co.’s Landing Arrangements at Cal¬cutta, Projected Improvements in, 391
  • Penn, Mr. Cooper, On the South Wales Coalfield, 201
  • Pennycuick, Col. J., On the Diversion of the Periyar, 113
  • PoDrhyn Quarry Strike, The, 22, 48, 126
  • Pensacola, The Gulf Transit Company’s Wharves at, 461
  • Pennsylvania, Growth of the Black and Tin-plate Industry of, 593
  • Pennsylvania, Railway Mileage in, 217
  • Pennsylvania Railways, The, 149
  • Pennsylvania, Use of Electricity in Oil Mining iD, 634
  • Performance of Two-Cylinder Compound Loco¬motives on American Railways, Mr. J. H. Cooper on the, 152
  • Peril of the Wire, The, 403
  • Periyar, Diversion of the, 113
  • Permanent Way, American Standard Rails, 448
  • Permanent Way, Mr. H. Copperthwaite on, 533
  • Permanent Way, Midland Railway, 247
  • Permanent Way, Muirhead’s Rolled Steel Rail¬way Chair, 473
  • Permanent Way, Steel Chairs, 626
  • Permanent Way, Steel, for the Mexico and Pacific Railway, 451
  • Permanent Way Tramway, 78
  • Permanent Way, Mr. Webb on, 533
  • Permeability to Furnace Gases of Clay Crucibles, On the, 479
  • Pérot and Fabry, MM., An Absolute Electro¬meter, 163
  • Peterhead, 232
  • Peterhead Harbour, 232
  • Petrifite, 94
  • Petroleum Burners, 295
  • Petroleum Burners, The Bunsen, 326
  • Petroleum Exports, U.S., March Statistics, 620
  • Petroleum, Herr Laur on the Origin of, 217
  • Petroleum Industry in Roumania, 70
  • Petroleum and other Inflammablo Liquids, The Law Relating to the Keeping, Selling, &c., of, 341
  • Petroleum Output, Roumania, 7
  • Petroleum and its Products from the U.S., Roturns of Shipments of, 551
  • Petroleum as Steam Engine Fuel, Mr. Aspinall on, 538
  • Petroleum Tanks, Ventilation of, 641
  • Petroleum Traffic, Roumania, 137
  • Petroleum Vapour Launch Engine, 150
  • Petroleum Vapour Launches, 212
  • Petroleum Wells in Prussia , 1895, 199
  • Pettigrew, Mr. W. F., His New Appointment, 263
  • Peugeot Motor Car, The New, 177
  • Phenomena of Cast Iron Investigated, The, 413
  • Philadelphia, Water Supply of, 424
  • Philosophers and Units of Force, 37
  • Pier at Clacton-on-Sea, Intended Enlargement of the, 496
  • Pier at Mumbles, Swansea, Contract Given to the Widnes Foundry Company, 100
  • Pig Iron Prices—see Iron, Coal, and General Trades of Birmingham, &c.
  • Pig Iron Production, Comparative, 276
  • Pig Iron Production in the U.S., 7, 109, 137
  • Piles, Teredo-proof, San Francisco, 641
  • Pinnace, Admiralty Steam, 444
  • Pioneer Railways, On the Location and Cost of Working, 539
  • Pipes by Electrolysis, Damage to Gas and Water, 319
  • Pipe Cutter, Improved Self-acting, 375
  • Pipe Joint, Aird’s “ Express,” 408
  • Pipes, Lap Welded Steel, 261
  • Piston Rings, 489
  • Piston Valves in Locomotives, 577
  • Pitsea Junction, Railway Collision at, 693
  • Planing Machines, On Double Cutting, 263
  • Planing Machine, Niles Tool Works Company, 612
  • Plate Flanging Machine, Improved, 123
  • Plates and Girders in Silesia, Advances met with by, 100
  • Platers’ Helpers on Strike at Stockton, 47
  • Plates, Joggled Ship, 438
  • Platinum Production in Russia, 263
  • Plymouth Colliers’ Dispute Ended, 154
  • Plymouth, Dynamite Disaster at, 6
  • Pneumatic Cycle Tire, The Chaso, 8
  • Pneumatic Grain Elevators, 577
  • Pneumatic Row Boat Company, Novelty in the Way of Row Boats, 237
  • Pneumatic Tools, Air Compressor for, 173, 194
  • Polarisation of Telephonic Receivers, 551
  • Polarite in Filter Tanks on Government Property Use of, 570 7
  • Polyphase Electric Currents, 281, 827
  • Pompeiian Boilers, Ancient, 55
  • “ Pont Transbordeur ” ltouen, A, 409
  • Population of the United Kingdom, 496
  • Porcelain Industry in Germany, 311
  • Port of Huelva, 9
  • Port of Rouen and the Seine, 473
  • Port Talbot Dock and Railway, Half-yearly Report, 180
  • " Portena,” French Cablo Laying s.s., 444, 415
  • Portland Cement Imported into the Brazil», 593
  • Portland Cement Trade in 1896, 30
  • Portmadoc, Light Railway from, 620
  • Portrait of Sir Alexander Wilson, Bart., 598
  • Portrait of Sir John Brown, 5
  • Portrait of Mr. John Galloway, 9
  • Portrait of Mr. D. Kirkaldy, 147
  • Portrait of Mr. R. C. Rapier, 573
  • Pounds and Poundals, 198, 213
  • Powder, Pneumatic Gun, 389
  • “ Powerful,” Progress of Work on the First-class Cruiser, 237
  • “Powerful” and “Terrible,” Recent Trials of, by Mr. A. J. Durston, 859, 363
  • Preece, Mr. W. H., Electricity Supply, Malta, 337, 342, 343, 344
  • Preece, Mr. W. H-, Signalling through Space without Wires, 593, 616
  • I’reece, Mr. W. H., on the Transmission of Power by Electricity, 534
  • Preece, Mr. W. H., Watt and the Measurement of Power, 233
  • Presentation to Mr. H. C. Eyres, 94
  • Pretot Motor Car Speed Gearing, Th«, 523
  • Pretot Motor Omnibus, 118
  • Pretot Motor Victoria, 118
  • “ Prince George,” H.M.S., 638, 642
  • Pringle, Mr. Thos., 425
  • Private Bills Session, 1897, 416
  • Prize Offered for Luggage Van for Cycles, 95
  • Prizes to be Offered by the Bath and West and Southern Counties Society, 95
  • Producer Gas, 576, 601, 626, 640
  • Projectile, Holtzer, 489
  • Projectiles, The Johnson Capped Shot, 110
  • Projectiles, Trials of Firth’s Shot and other Armour-piercing, 301
  • Propeller Ventilating Fans, Experiments upon, 648
  • Props for Mine Cages, Safety, 35
  • Protection of Buildings, lie., from Fire, Mr. W. R. Beckton on. 328
  • Provisional Orders—Present Session, 553
  • Prussian State Railways, Contemplated Redaction in the Tariffs, 263
  • Prussian State Railways, Herr Thielen on the, 319
  • Prussian State Railways, New Tariff for the Car¬riage of Coal on all, 513
  • Public Health Engineer, The, A New Weekly, 551
  • Public Works in 1896, 30
  • Pulley, Corrugated, 329
  • Pulley, Corrugated Disc Steel, 301
  • Pulley, A Wrought Steel, 647
  • Pullman Sleeping Car, A, 80
  • Pullman Vestibule Car, Standard (Working
  • Drawing, No. 9, Engineer, January 22nd, 1897)
  • Pumps, Davidson’s Direct-Acting Steam, 216
  • Pump, Deep Bore hole, Mr. Thomas Matthews’,136
  • Pump, The Denaby Sinking, 216
  • Pump Efficiency, Boiler-Feed, 152
  • Pumps, Improved Forms of, Introduced by the
  • Beaumont Pump Works, 499
  • Pump Regulator, Worthington’s, 339
  • Pumps, Steam, Orders for, taken by Messrs. Joseph Evans and Sons, 498
  • Pump Windmill, Ipswich Sewage Works, 304
  • Pumping Engines, Brighton Waterworks (Supple¬
  • ment, January 22nd'), 85 PumpiDg Engine, The Holst, 29
  • Pumping Engines for India, 482
  • Pumping Engines for Rotterdam (Suppliment,
  • May 1th, 1897), 429, 432, 433, 460
  • Pumping, Gas Engines for, 375
  • Pumping Machinery, Dock, 544, 549
  • Pumping by Steam and Electricity, 556
  • Purdue University, New Locomotive to be Used in its Laboratory, 593
  • Purification of the Thames, Mr. W. J. Dibdin on the, 250
  • “Puritan,” U. S. Monitor, 285, 286, 296
  • Putnam, Mr. William, 461 Pyramids, The, 575
  • Pyrometer, Gold Medal Offered for a Portable, 570

Q

  • QUARRY Accident, An Extraordinary, 530
  • Queensland, Free Trade in, 90
  • Queensland, Trade in, 98
  • Question of Adhesion, A, 170, 601
  • Quick-fire Guns, New Canet, 189, 193

R

  • RACK-RAIL Locomotive for the Beyrouth and Damascus Railway, 58
  • Radial Drilling and Boring Machine, Messrs. J. Spencer and Co., 613
  • Radiation, Mr. C. M. Dorman on the Principles of, 72
  • Railroad without Cars, 421
  • Railroad Shops, Apprentice Boys in, 288
  • Rails, American Standard, 448
  • Rails and Permanent Way, Mr. Harold Copper¬ thwaite on, 533
  • Railway Accidents, 7, 35, 95, 112, 163, 461, 641
  • Railway Accident at Dingle Station, 611
  • Railway Accidents, Nine Months', 112
  • Railway Accidents in November, 1396, 95
  • Railway Accident, Oporto Tunnel, 35
  • Railway Accidents, U.S., March Record of, 461
  • Railway Accident, Welshampton, 641
  • Railway Accidents—see alto Accidents,
  • Railway
  • Railway, Assam-Bengal, 583, 609
  • Railways, Australian, 98
  • Railway Axles, 87
  • Railway, Beyrouth-Damascus-Hauran in Syria, 31,36
  • Railway Bills, The Battle of the Welsh, 476
  • Railway Bills in Parliament. 87, 513, 551
  • Railway Bridge, Moving a, 81
  • Railway Bridges, American i>. English, 610
  • Railway Bridges, alto Bridges, Rail¬way :
  • Railway, Brighton, Devil’s Dyke, 339, 346
  • Railway, Bulawayo, 35
  • Railway Carriagos, Outside Buffers for, 43
  • Railways in Ceylon, Progress of, 95
  • Railways in China, 117, 597
  • Railway Construction in Grceoe, 551
  • Railway Construction in India, 35
  • Railway Construction in the U.S. in 1897, 121
  • Railway Couplings, Accident due to Fracture of, 513
  • Railway Couplings, 521
  • Railway Door Controller and Station Indicator, The Fraser, 447
  • Railway, Elevation of an American, 177 ,
  • Railway Extension in Russia, Enormous Outlay on, 95
  • Railway, The First London, 27 Railways, Light Irish, 220
  • Railways, On the Location and Cost of Working Pioneer, 539
  • Railways for London, New, 82, 137, 241
  • Railway Line to London, The New, 241
  • Railway Material from Germany, Report Relating to the Export of, 496
  • Railway Material for South America, 451
  • Railway Matters:
  • 7, 35, 57, 95, 109, 137, 163, 199, 217, 237. 263, 291, 319, 341, 373, 391, 413, 439, 461, 496, 513, 551, 570, 593, 620, 641
  • Railway Mileage in India, 35
  • Railway Mileage of the Leading Railway Countries, 217
  • Railway Museum for London, A National, 319
  • Railway Nationalisation in Relation to the Coal Trade, 216
  • Railway News, Interesting Supplement Contained by the, 570
  • Railways, The PecnsylvaniaD, 149
  • Railway Rates, 162
  • Railway Servants Killed and Injured in Three Years, Return Showing the Number of, 199
  • Railway Speeds, 116, 141, 167, 194, 298, 304, 352, 434, 626
  • Railway Speeds, Mr. G. S. Strong on, 304
  • Railway Subsidence near Brigg, 163
  • Railway System of the British Isles during a Quarter of a Century, Increase in the, 319
  • Railway, The Tapti Valley, 6
  • Railway Terminus, 71
  • Railway through Trafford Park Estate, New, 592
  • Railway Time in France, 328
  • Railway Tools, American, 589
  • Railway and Tramway Mileage, Earnings and
  • Expenditure in New South Wales, 257
  • Railway Travelling during the Queen’s Reign, Record of Progress Made in, 570 Railways in Victoria, 225
  • Railway Vocabulary, A Technical, 163
  • Railway, The West Suburban, 173
  • Railway Workers in Conference, 491
  • Rainfall of Dominion, West Indies, On the, 509
  • Rain Making, 395 Rain, Producing, 387
  • Rainton Collieries to be Dismantled, 136
  • Ramage, Mr., on a Mechanical Method of Ascer¬taining Stability, 360, 365
  • Ramage, Mr. A. G., Use of the Mean Water-line in Designing the Lines of Ships, 396
  • Rams, Hydraulic, 211, 248, 249, 275, 294, 327, 345, 368
  • Ramsbottom, Mr. John, 549, 568
  • Ramsgate, Sea Wall for, 360
  • Ransomes and Rapier, Messrs., 30-Ton Steam Travelling Crane, 321
  • Rapid Cable Laying, On, 452, 464
  • Rapier, Mr. Richard C., 573
  • Rating of Engineering Undertakings, The, 373, 403
  • Rating of Engineering Undertakings, Mr. P. M. Faraday, 373
  • Rating of Machinery Suspensory Bill, The, 137
  • Ratios in American Locomotives, 447
  • Ravenshaw, Mr. H. W., on Electric Lifts and Cranes, 362
  • Raworth, Mr. J. S., Short-stroke Steam Engines, 122
  • Rayleigh, Lord, on Electricity and Electric Vibra¬tions, 263, 341
  • Redheugh Bridge at Newcastle, Contract for the New, 475
  • Reduction of Hours, Question of the, 499
  • Refrigerating Machinery, 44, 446, 551, 620
  • Refrigerating Machinery for H.M. Battleships and Cruisers, 551
  • Refrigerating Machinery, Increase in the Number of Ships with, 620
  • Refrigerating Plants, 446
  • Refrigeration, Mr. E. H. G. Brewster, 226
  • Registration of Trade Marks, Total Number of Applications for, 413
  • Regulator, Brooke's Thermal, 290
  • Relation between Cold Periods and Anti-cyclonic
  • Conditions of Weather in England during the Winter, 426
  • Reliance Tube Works, Extension of the, 202
  • “Renown,” H.M. Battleship, Fittings of Alu¬minium Copper for, 35
  • Replies:
  • 13, 37, 63, 89,115, 169, 195,219, 243, 297, 323,
  • 347, 369, 393, 417, 441, 491, 545, 571, 595, 621, 643
  • Replogle Turbine Governor, The, 3
  • Research, Subsidised, 171
  • Reservoir Site, Stripping a, 423
  • Resistance, The Moment of, 212 , 249 , 274, 275, 294, 316, 327, 346, 387, 434, 465 Resistance, Train, 275
  • Resistance of Vehicles on Common Roads, 627
  • Reval, Extension of the Harbour of, 35
  • Reynolds and Co.’s Tramway Car for Street Cleaning, 40
  • Rhenish - Westphalian Coke Convention, 1896, Production of the, 180
  • Rhymney and Bute Amalgamation, Attempt to Oppose the, 126
  • Ribbe Accumulator, The, 408
  • Richardson and Sons, Messrs. J., Electric Power Branch Added to their Business, 641
  • Richmond and Chandler, Messrs., Friction Hoists, 330
  • Richmond and Chandler, Messrs., Machine for Cutting Raw Rubber, 330
  • Richmond Rolling Mills, Stockton-on-Tees, to be Re-opened, 7
  • Richmond, Mr. Wm. F., Self-acting Pipe Cutter, 375
  • Rife Hydraulic Ram Plant, The, 123
  • Right of a City to its Name, The, 30
  • Rimmington Anti-friction Gear Wheel, The, 71
  • Ring Pendulum for Determinations of Gravity, On a, 513
  • Rio de Janeiro, The Leopoldina Railway Concern to be Transformed into an English Company, 373
  • Ripon City Sewerage and Sewage Disposal Works, Mr. H. A. Johnson, 484
  • Ripper, Prof. Wm., On Superheated Steam Engine Trials, 60, 140
  • Ritter, Prof. W., Experiments on the Oscillations of a Tower Produced by the Ringing of Bells, 439
  • Riverside London Water Companies, The, 564
  • Riveted Joints, Tests of, 495
  • Road Pavements, Comparative Cost of, 212
  • Roads, Resistance of Vehicles on Common, 627
  • Roberts-Austen, Prof. W. C., Fourth Report to
  • the Alloys Research Committee, 164,176, 190, 224
  • Robinson, Mr. Leslie S., On Light Railways, 588
  • Robinson, Mr. W., German Competition with British Manufactures in the Netherlands, 314
  • Rock on the Callandar and Oban Railway, Fall of, 11
  • Rook Dredging on the Rhine, 41
  • Rock Drill, New Hand-worked, 329
  • Rock Salt Deposits of North-west Cheshire, Mr. Jas. Ward on the, 651
  • Röntgen Rays, Dr. Waymouth Reid's Experi¬ences of the, 263
  • Röatgen Rays Denied to be Dangerous, 461
  • Röntgen Rays, Diffraction Phenomena Produced with, 496
  • Röatgen Society, Formation of a, 641
  • “ Roestene,” The, A New Electrical Resistance
  • Wire, 227
  • Rolling Mill Engine, The Largest in the World, 172
  • Rolling Mills, Stockton-on-Tees, to be Re-opened, 7
  • Rolling Stock from America for the Waterloo and City Railway, The Question asked in Parlia¬ment, 474
  • Rolling Stock for Bukarest, 356
  • Rolling Stock Business in the United States, 124
  • Rolling Stock, A Copper Sheathed Passenger Coach, 261
  • Rolling Stock, Economy in, 421
  • Rolling Stock, Growing Business in Railway, 604
  • Rolling Stock of the Lancashire and Yorkshire
  • Railway Company, 199
  • Rolling Stock, Orders for New, Placed by Different Railway Companies, 73
  • Rolling Stock, Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railway Armoured Express Burglar-proof Cars, 291
  • Rolling Stock, Pullman Sleeping Car, 80
  • Rolling Stock Industry, Activity in the, 152
  • Roots and Venables’ Petro-cycle and Petro-car, 566
  • Rope-driving, 368 Rope-making Plant ? 195
  • Ropes and Rope Driving, Mr. G. H. Kenyon, 409 Ropeways, 589
  • Ropeways, Various Types of, 216
  • Rose and Co., Messrs. Wm., Steam Fire Engines for King’s Norton, 226
  • Ross, Mr. Alexander, Presentation to, 201
  • Rotch, Mr. A. Lawrence, On the Use of Kites to Obtain Meteorological Records in the Upper Air, 426
  • Rothbury Railway Accident, 199
  • Rotterdam, Pumping Engines fcr (Supplement, May 7th, 1897), 429, 432, 433, 460
  • Rouen and Havre Line, Fiftieth Anniversary, 341
  • Rouen, Industrial Society of, Gold Medals Offered by, 570
  • Rouen, Junction of the West and Orleans Lines, 570
  • Rouen, A Pont Transbordeur at, 409
  • Rouen and the Seine, The Port of, 473
  • Rouen, Viaduct Connecting the West and Orleans
  • Railway Lines, 461
  • Roumania, Permanent Way Orders for, 152, 330
  • Roumania, Petroleum Industry in, 70
  • Roumania, Petroleum Output, 7
  • Roumania, Steel Rails for, 330
  • Roumanian Oil Field and a British Syndicate, 137
  • Roumanian State Railways, Orders for Coal, 332
  • Round and Son’s Presentation Silver Casket, 401
  • Roundwood Colliery offered for Sale, The, 377
  • Rous-Marten, Charles, The Latest Great Northern Single-Wheeler, 633
  • Rous-Marten, Mr. Charles, “ Lightning Trains ” on the North British Railway, 257
  • Rous-Marten, Charles, The May Train Services, 455
  • Rous-Marten, Mr. Charles, The Midland-Scottish Service, 141
  • Rous-Marten, Mr. Charles, With the “ Midland- Scottish," 103
  • Row, Mr. O. M., On the Transmission of Heat through Surfaces, 252
  • Rowan, Mr. F. J., On the Application of Elec¬tricity to Engineering Tools, 470
  • Rowe, Mr. J. A., Succeeds Mr. J. M. Gray, 95
  • Royal Agricultural Society’s Motor Van Competi¬tion, 611

Royal Agricultural Society’s Show:

  • Formation of a Joint Board with the Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland, 570
  • Judges of the Self-moving Vehicles and Names
  • of those to whom the Silver Medal is to be Awarded, 341
  • Motor Van Competition of the Society, 611
  • Opening of the Implement Yard, Date Altered, 373
  • Plan of the Implement Yard, 600
  • Space Allotted in the Implement Department, and Entries for the Prizes offered for Motor Traction Engines and Agricultural Implements, 639, 640
  • Royal Commission on Electrical Communication with Lighthouses and Light-vessels, 318
  • Royal Counties Agricultural Society, Prince Christian elected President, 7

Royal Institution:

  • Annual Meeting and Officers Elected for the Ensuing Year, 474
  • Coming Lectures, May and June, 509
  • Election of Members, 240
  • Electricity and Electrical Vibrations, Lord I Rayleigh on, 263
  • Lecture Arrangements after Easter, 396
  • Liquid Air as an Agent of Research, Pro'essor Dewar, 496, 513
  • Metallic Alloys and the Theory of Solution, Mr. C. T. Heycock, 373
  • Recent Advances in Seismology, Prof. John i Milne, 199
  • Relation of Geology to History, Prof. W. B. Dawkins, 295
  • Signalling through Space without Wires, Mr. W. H. Preece, 593, 616
  • Royal Meteorological Society:
  • Afternoon Meetings aud Papers to be Read to the same, 485
  • Exhibition of Meteorological Instruments, 172, 291
  • Haze and Transparency, The Hon, Rollo Russell’s Observations on, 209
  • Mean Monthly Temperatures of the British Isles, Mr. F. Gaster and Mr. R. H. Scott, 509
  • Non-instrumental Meteorology of London, Mr. R. C. MossmaD, 628
  • Relation between Cold Periods and Anti- cyclonic Conditions of Weather in England during the Winter, Mr. W. H. Dines, 426
  • Report on the Phonological Observations daring the Last Year, Mr. Edw. Mawley, 209
  • Use of Kites at the Blue Hill Observatory, Massachusetts, to Obtain Meteorological Records in the Uppar Air, Mr. A. L. Rotch, 426
  • Royal Society, The:
  • Conversazione, Exhibition of Scientific Ap¬paratus, &c., 509, 618
  • Effect of Pressure in the Surrounding Oas on the Temperature of the Crater of an Electric Arc, Mr. W. E. Wilson, 373
  • Royal Yacht to be Built at Pembroke Dock, 254
  • Rubber, Adulteration of, at Lagos, 641
  • Rubber, Congolese, 35
  • Ruhr District, Coal Output and Consumption for 1896, 180
  • Ruhrort, Tonnage Entered and Cleared at, 217
  • Russia, Agricultural Implements in, 372
  • Russia, Agricultural Machinery in, 2
  • Russia, Cast Iron in, 61
  • Russia, Miles of Railway Open in, 461
  • Russia, Population of, 551
  • Russia, Railway Extension io, 95, 257, 513
  • Russian Armour Trial, A, 213
  • Russian Battleship, Explosion cu a, 327
  • Russian Harbours, Extension of, 35
  • Russian Ironclad, Fatal Gun Accident on a, 299
  • Russian Mill Engines, 141
  • Russian Navy, The, 30
  • Russian Petroleum Industry, Reduction of Freight
  • Rates, 199
  • Russian Railway, A New, 133
  • Russian Volunteer Fleet Troopship “ Kherson,” 111
  • Ruston, Mr. Joseph, 623
  • Ruston, Proctor, and Co., 6-N.H.P. Traction Engine, 548

S

  • " Saaie,” Speed Trial of the, 496
  • Safety Explosives as Compared with Gunpowder,
  • Cost and Efficiency of, 216
  • Safety Hooks for Cranes, 43, 122
  • Safety Lamp, Dr. Simon’s Patent, 100
  • Safety Lamp for Mines, Electric, 72
  • Safety Props for Cages, Mr. C. S. Smith on, 35
  • Sagaing-Monywa Railway, The, 7
  • Sailing Tonnage, Percentage of Steel and Wood, 163
  • St. Albans, Great Northern Railway Station, Accident Averted at, 154
  • St. Lawrence Bridge, The, 124
  • St. Lawrence Hydraulic Power Scheme, 553
  • St. Nazaire, The New Dock Entrance of, 391
  • "St. Paul,” The American Liner, 6
  • St. Petersburg, International Geological Congress, 1897, 285
  • St Petersburg Metallic Works Company, Machinery Hall, Nijni Novgorod Exhibition, 268, 273, 274
  • Salonica-Constantinople Junction Railway, Pro¬gress of, 109
  • Salt Deposits in Cheshire, Rock, 651
  • Salt Trade Returns, 345, 513
  • Salt Water in Water-tube Boilers, 297
  • Salt Works of Torrevieja and La Mata, Con¬ditions under which Tenders are Invited for the Lease of, 373
  • Sand Blast for RomoviDg Paint from Ironwork. 424
  • Sandford Vertical Boiler, The, 399
  • Sandwell Park Colliery Company’s Extension Scheme, 124
  • Sanitary Engineering, 1896, 18
  • Sankey, Capt., On the Decimal System in Engi¬neering Measurement, 573
  • San Salvador, Railway in, 236
  • Sarle, Sir Allen, Presentation to, 199
  • Saw Mill Operated by Electric Power, The First, 109
  • Schenectady Works, The Largest Locomotives ever Constructed, 237
  • Schenectady Works, Locomotive for the Labora¬tory of the Purdne University, 593
  • Schenectady Works, Passenger Locomotives, 124
  • Schiele Union Engineering Company, Portable Hand-driven Fan, 330
  • School of Mines Dinner, 113
  • Scientific Research in Bavaria, £5
  • Scissors, English and Foreign, 248
  • Scotch Boilers in the Navy, 435
  • Scotch Pig Iron, Table of Production, &c., of, 48
  • Scotch Railway, New Line Proposed, 461
  • Scotch Railway Extension, The Argyle County Council and, 496
  • Scotch Shipbuilding in April, 1897, 496
  • “Scotia,” Explosion on Board the Cable Ship, 57
  • Scotland, Circular Light Railway from Kitty Brewster, 593
  • Scotland, Furnaces Producing Pig Iron in, 426
  • Scotland, Railway Extension in, 137
  • Scott and Mountain, Compound Electric Lift Engine, 588, 599
  • Scott and Mountain, Electrical Plant, 687
  • Scott and Mountain, Messrs. E., High-speed Engine and Dynamo, 388
  • Scraping Wator Mains, Mr. John Barr on, 617
  • Screw Propellers for Canal Boats, Partially Immersed, 288
  • Sea Water on Induction Telegraphy, Effect of, 620
  • Search-light on Tower's Steady Platform, 422
  • Seaton, Mr. A. E., on the Use of Water-tube Boilers io the Mercantile Marine, 541
  • Seats, Sliding, for OarsmeD, 489 Secondary Battery, A New, 107
  • Secondary Cell, The Blot, 97
  • Section of Waterway, Partially Immersed Screw Propellers for Canal Boats and the Influence g of, 288
  • See-saw 160ft. Long, Tennessee Exhibition, 439, 556
  • Seeley, Prof., L’ctureson the Physical Geography and Geology of the Thames and its Tributaries, 390
  • Seismology, Recent Advances in, 199
  • Selby, Bigge and Co., Electric Plant at Dowlais Works, 526
  • Selected American Patents:
  • 24, 50, 76. 101, 128, 156, 182, 206, 230, 256, 282, 310, 334, 358, 380, 401, 428, 454, 478, 502, 528, 560, 582, 608, 632, 654
  • Self-propelled Traffic, 21, 61
  • Self-propelled Vehicles, tee Horseless Carriages and Motor Cars
  • Self-propelled Vehicles, A Motor Car Race in France, 131
  • Semaphores on the London, Brighton, and South Coast Railway, 291
  • Separation of Oil and Grease from Exhaust Steam, 258
  • Servia, Mineral Products of, 7 Servia, Railways in, 319
  • Settle, Mr. Joel, on the Coal Mines Regulation Act, 263
  • Sewage Disposal at Hamilton, Canada, 277
  • Sewage Problem, Mr. B. Stevens on the, 312
  • Sewage Works, Denny and Dunipace, 261
  • Sewerage Works, Blankenberghe, 9, 10, 12, 32, 33
  • Sewing Machines, Export Trade of America in, 319
  • Sowing Machines for Loudon Board Schools, 260
  • Shaft, A Heavy Bronze Tail, 637
  • Shaft, The Sinking of, 131
  • Sharp, Stewart, and Co., Messrs., Passenger Engine for Cape Government Railways (Sup¬plement, April 23rd), 422
  • Shears for Haulbowline Dockyard, 613, 624
  • Sheffield Chamber of Commerce and Manufac¬tures, Annual Meeting of, 99
  • Sheffield Corporation and the Purchase of the Electric Light and Power Co.'s Undertaking, The, 461
  • Sheffield District:
  • 21, 47, 73, 99, 125, 153, 179, 2C3, 227,253, 279, 307, 330, 355, 377, 401, 425, 451, 475, 499, 525, 557, 579, 605, 629, 651
  • Sheffield District Railway Company’s Bill, 35
  • Sheffield Edge-tool Forgers and Strikers’ Wages Dispute, 451
  • Sheffield Electric Light, Reduction in the Cost, 57
  • Sheffield Firms’ Exhibits at the Brussels Exhibi¬tion, 451
  • Sheffield Trades, as Affected by the Famine and Plague iu India, 203
  • Sheffield Trade, Augmentation of Business with the Colonies, 99
  • Sheffield, Tramways for, 137
  • Shipbuilders in the North of England, Fresh Orders for, 451, 475, 499, 525 Shipbuilding, British, 359, 360, 391, 476
  • Shipbuilding Business of Sir R. Dixon and Co. Converted into a Company, 651
  • Shipbuilding in 1896, 4, 30, 137, 163
  • Shipbuilding in France, 64, 496
  • Shipbuilding Industry iu the North of England, Orders Booked by Leading Firms, 451, 475, 499, 525
  • Shipbuilding in Japan, The Government’s New Construction Regulations, 391
  • Shipbuilding Output of 1896 in the United Kingdom, 137
  • Shipbuilding Output, January, 1897, 163, 391
  • Shipbuilding Programme of the Admiralty, Earl of Hopetoun on the, 359
  • Shipbuilding, Recent Developments in Mercantile, 406, 455
  • Shipbuilding, Scotch, 496
  • Shipbuilding Trade, Good Contracts placed in the, 476
  • Shipbuilding in the United Kingdom in the Quarter ending March, 1897, 163, 391
  • Ship Canal, Manchester Ship, 95, 99
  • Ship Canal, U.S., 177
  • Ship Construction at Port Glasgow, Recent Im¬provements in, 438
  • Ship Plates, Joggled, 438
  • Ship Propulsion, The Painton System of, 163
  • Ship Propulsion, Relative Advantages and Dis¬advantages of Rotary and Reciprocating
  • Engines for, 540
  • Shipping, American Merchant, 298
  • Shipping, British Corporation for Survey and Registry, 187
  • Shipping Industry in South Wales, 221
  • Shipping Returns from Lloyd’s Register, 137
  • Ships, Attack on Fortifications by, 77
  • Ships' Bottoms, Covering Composition for. 461
  • Ships Carrying Coal are Liable, Inquiry into the Dangers to which, 650
  • Ships Fitted with Refrigerating Machinery, Increase in the Number of, 620
  • Ships Launched by Scotch Shipbuilders, 388
  • Ships, Mechanical Method of Ascertaining the Statical Stability of, 365
  • Ships under Construction in the United Kingdom on December 31st, 1896, 163
  • Ships and Vessels under Construction in the United Kingdom, 300
  • Ships, Use of the Mean Waterline in Designing the Lines of, 396
  • Ships from Private Yards and Admiralty Require¬ments, 513
  • Ships Propelled by Gas Engines in France, 439
  • Ships of War, 37
  • Ships of War, Mechanism of our, 38

Ships of Wap—sec aim Warships, Battle¬ships, and H.M.S.S.

  • Shuttle Guards on Looms to be Obligatory, 57
  • Siam, Opening of the Kborat Railway, 341
  • Siberian Railway Expenditure, 95
  • Siberian Railway Bridge across the Obi, 312 S
  • Siberian Railway Extension in China, 562
  • Sicily, 1896, Sulphur Export from, 291
  • Siding Rents, The Midland Coalmasters and, 278
  • Sidings Rent Question, The, 202
  • Siegel and Cooper, New York, New Dry Goods Store, 423
  • Siegerland, Production of Iron Ore for 1896 in the, 452
  • Sierra Leone Railway, The, 137
  • Sir Raylton Dixon and Co., Limited, Ship¬building Business, 629
  • Sight-feed Lubricator, The Ottewell, 31
  • Signal Buoy, Bigler’s, 495
  • Signal Protection for a Drawbridge, 375
  • Signalling, On Army, 455, 468
  • Signalling at Sea with Flags, Interesting Arithmetical Fact relative to, 217
  • Signalling through Space without Wires, Mr. W.H. Preece on, 593, 616
  • Signals, International Code of, 365
  • Signals on Railways, Electric Interlooking the Block and Mechanical, 147, 167, 186, 276 Signals at Sea, Dr. 0. Lodge on Sound, 641
  • Silesia, Coal Trade in, 154
  • Silk Trade of Lyons, The, 652
  • Silver Casket, Presentation, Messrs. John Round and Son, 401
  • Silver Rolling and Wire Mills at Sheffield, 73
  • Similar Structures, Large and Small, Comparisons of, 172
  • Simons, Dr., Patent Safety Lamp, 100
  • Simpson, Mr., on the South London Electric Railway. 200
  • Sims-Dudley Power Pneumatic Gun, 389, 436
  • Sinking of Shafts, The, 131
  • Sissoi Veliki Gun Accident, The, 418
  • Sivewright, Sir J., on the Cape Railways, 57
  • Sixty Years, 643
  • Skelton and Brotton Sewerage, 295
  • Skinner-street B.idge,Great Eastern Railway, 222, 223
  • Slide Valves, Balanced, 90
  • Slide Valves, Inclined, 40
  • Sliding Seats for Oarsmen, 489
  • Smith and Burford, Messrs., on Filtration of Sewage through Coke Breeze, 7
  • Smith, Mr. C. S., Safety Props for Mine Cages, 35
  • Smith, Mr. E. Shrapnell, His New Office, 319
  • Smith, Mr. Holroyd, Motor Car, 565
  • Smith, Mr. Thos. D., Automatic Drainer for
  • Steam Engine Cylinders, 141
  • Smiths of Saltley, Ltd., Formation of the Com¬pany, 474
  • Smoke-absorption Apparatus, The Dulier, 523
  • Smuggling, 572
  • Snow, Mr. William, 203
  • Snowdon, Railway, Re-starting of the 402, 413
  • Société de Construction, Winterthur, Rack-rail Locomotive, 58
  • Soclete de lTndustrie Minerale of St. Etienne:
  • Premiums Offered for Original Communications from its Members on Mining, Metallurgy, and Mechanics, 237

Society of Arts:

  • Alloys, The Cantor Lectures on, Prof. W. C. Roberts-Austen, 272
  • Howard Lectures, The, 94, 122
  • Light Railways, Mr. E. R. Calthrop, 246
  • Prevention of Fires Due te the Leakage of
  • Electrioity, Mr. Fred Bathurst, 295
  • Society of Chemical Industry, Not¬tingham Section :
  • Character of the London Water Supply, Mr. W. J. Dibdin, 109
  • Filtration of Sewage through Coke Breeze, Messrs. T. R. Smith and S. F. Barford, 7
  • Society, City and Guilds of London Institute, Engineering:
  • Continuous Brakes, Mr. J. H. M‘Dowell, 273
  • Society of Civil Engineers, The American:
  • Annual Meeting, Financial Report, Awards, Address of the Secretary, Mr. Hunt, Visit to the Now Croton Dam, 136
  • Society of Civil Engineers of France:
  • Opening of their New Buildings, 96
  • Society of Civil and Mechanical Engineers:
  • Carburetted Water Gas, Mr. J. T. Westcott, 366
  • Refrigeration, Mr. E. H. G. Brewster, 226
  • Some Interesting Features of the South Wales Coalfield, Mr. W. Cooper Peon, 201
  • Society of Electrical Engineers, The Northern:
  • Alternate Current Switch Gear, Mr. L. Andrews, 125
  • Inaugural Address of the President, Mr. C. M. Dorman, 72
  • Methods of Charging for Electricity Supply, Mr. R. P. WilsoD, 278
  • Transmission of Power in Factories by Elec¬tricity, Mr. S. V. Clirehugh, 524
  • Society of Engineers, The:
  • Compression of Air by the Direct Action of Water, Prof. H. W. Umney, 612
  • Inaugural Address of the President for 1897, Mr. G. M. Lawford, 151
  • Notes on the Proposed Bye-laws of the London County Council with Respect to House Drainage, Mr. J. B. Barber, 247
  • Premiums Awarded for Papers Read during the Year, 151
  • Rating of Engineering Undertakings, Mr. P. M. Faraday, 373, 493
  • Society of Engineers, The Amalga¬mated :
  • Advance of Wages Claimed by, 154
  • Capital of the Society, 99 Forty-eight Hours Question, The, 557
  • Monthly Reports, 72, 202, 524, 629
  • Probability of a Rupture with the Machine
  • Workers’ Society on the Question of the Employment of Labour upon Machine Tools, 425
  • Relations between Members of, who are Work¬men of the Federated Engineering Employers, 254
  • Reply of the Employers’ Federation of Engi¬neering Associations re the Machine Tool Dispute, 472, 474, 494, 524
  • Settlement between the, and the Employers' Federation demanded, 319

Society of Engineers and Metallurgists, The Sheffield:

  • Loss of Strength in Iron and Steel by reason of Use, Mr. Thos. Andrews on, 373

Society, Glasgow University Engineering:

  • Visits of the Membors, 396

Society of Heating and Ventilating

  • Engineers, The American :
  • Separation of Oil and Grease from Exhaust Steam, Mr. W. J. Baldwin, 258 (
  • Society, Inchlcore Engineering (Dub¬lin):
  • Inaugural Me&ting, 415

Society of Ironfounders, The Friendly:

  • Membership and Funds of, 99

Society, King’s College Engineering:

  • Harbours and Docks, Mr. Lecuona, 226
  • Light Railways. Mr. H. W. Standen, 295
  • South London Electric Railway, Mr. Simpson, 200

Society, The Manchester Geological:

  • Detonators, Mr. Orswan on the best Class of, 524
  • Fleuss Life-saving Apparatus for Use in Mines, and an Electric Safety Lamp for Mines, Mr. G. H. Winstanley Describes his Improved Design of, 72
  • Hydraulic Apparatus for Breaking Down Coal in Mine, Mr. Jas. Tonge, 524
  • Mine Ventilation, Rev. G. M. Capell, 306
  • Yorkshire Coalfield, Mr. R. Sutcliffe on the Middle Measures of the, 425

Society, Manchester Literary and Philosophical:

  • Convection Scope and Calorimeter, Mr. Alf. R. Bennett, 390, 421

Society, Mason College Engineering:

  • Excursion to the Earl of Dudley’s Ironworks, S Round Oak, 342
  • Modern Machine Tools, Mr. H. M. Waynforth, 517
  • Sewage Problem, Mr. B. Stevens on the, 312
  • Underground Electric Mains, Mr. H, R. J. Burstall, 240, 252
  • Utilisation of Water Power, Mr. F. H. I Hummel, 149
  • Society of Mechanical Engineers, ; The American :
  • Advantages of Independent Driving of Machines, Prof. C. H. Benjamin, 373 ,
  • Ancient Pompeiian Boilers, W. T. Bonner, 55
  • Experimental Investigation of the Cutting of ,
  • Bevel Gears with Rotary Cutters, Forrest R. Jones and Arthur L. Goddard, 96
  • Friction Horse-power in Factories, Mr. C. H. I Benjamin, 21
  • Notes on Belting, Mr. F. W. Taylor, 133, 302
  • Paper Friction Wheels, Mr. W. F. M. Goss, 151 ,
  • Sulzer Engines, Mr. Hamilton A. Hill’s Account of Tests of Three, 620
  • Water-tube Boilers, Mr. W. T. Bonner, 7

Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers:

  • American Corn Pith Cellulose, Mr. H. W. Cramp, 9

Society, New York Electrical:

  • Electricity from Carbon without Heat, Mr. W. E. Case, 341

Society, The Physical:

  • Effect of Capacity on Stationary Electrical Waves in Wires, Prof. W. B. Morton, 391
  • Effect of Sea Water on Induction Telegraphy, Mr. C. Whitehead, 620
  • Effeot of Temperature upon the Magnetic and Electric Properties of Iron, Mr. D. K. Morris, 513
  • Instrument for Comparing Thermometers with a Standard, Mr. W. Watson, 551
  • Magnetic Hysteresis, New Method of Deter¬mining, Dr. J. A. Fleming, 641
  • Submarine Cable, Mathematical Investigation of Proposed New Form of, Mr. W. A. Price, 391
  • Telephones with Nickel Magnets, Experiments on, Mr. T. A. Garrett, 391
  • Thermo-electric Properties of some Liquid Metals, Mr. Beckit Burnie, 237
  • Society, A Roentgen: 641

Society, Royal Meteorological —see Royal Meteorological Society

Society, The Shipmasters’:

  • Deteotion of Inflammable Gas and Vapour on Board Ships, Prof. F. Clowes, 137
  • Society, Steam Engine Makers’:
  • Accession of New Members, 99
  • Annual Report by Mr. Jas. Swift, 185
  • Employment Returns, 72

Society, Royal Counties Agricultural:

  • Prince Christian Elected President, 7

Society, Yorkshire College Engi¬neering:

  • Clays Used for Making Bricks and Pottery, Mr. B. Holgate, 173
  • Microscopy of Iron and Steel, Mr. Wm. Cleland, 209
  • Short-stroke Steam Engines, Mr. J. S. Raworth, 122
  • Utilisation of Multiphase Currents in Electric Driving, Mr. Percy Nicholls, 6
  • Volunteer Engineering in Peace and in War, Capt C. Wright, 301
  • Söderbaum, Mr. H. G., on the Use of Acetylene in Laboratories, 513
  • Sound Signals at Sea, Dr. 0. Lodge on, 641
  • South Africa, Traotion Engines in, 213
  • South American Commission, 313
  • South American Trade, 516
  • South-Eastern Railway, Collision on, 7
  • South-Eastern Railway Improvements on the Mid-Kent Line, 35
  • South-Eastern Railway, Widening the, 130
  • South London Eleotric Railway, Mr. Simpson, 200
  • South Pacific Railway Company, Uniform Ton¬nage Rating for its Goods Locomotives, 593
  • South Staffordshire Mines Drainage Commission, Meeting of, 474
  • South Wales Coalfield, On the, 201
  • Spagnoletti, Mr. C. E. P. D., on the Equilibrium
  • System of Feeding Electric Railways 573
  • Spain, Output of Basic iu, 630
  • Spain, 1896, Production of Iron Ore in, 291
  • Spain, Railway Mileage in, 461
  • Spanish Pig Iron and American Steel, Importation into Wales of, 100
  • Spanish Mining Industries, The, 532
  • Speeds, Railway—see Railway Speeds
  • Speed of a Train in Miles per Hour How to Find, 461
  • Spence, Mr. W. G., Appointed to Succeed Mr. Jas. Patterson, 475
  • Spencer and Co., Messrs. Jas., Special Radial
  • Drilling aud Boring Machine, 613
  • Spithead, Naval Review at—if-- Naval Review Sponsel Rapid-fire Gun Patent, Purchase of, by the U.S. Navy Department, 439
  • Spring Coupling for Winding or Hauling Engines, 175
  • Stability of Ships, Mechanical Method of Ascer¬taining the Statical, 365
  • Stamping of British Made Iron with British Manufacture, 178
  • Stamping Firm, Conversion of a Large, 474
  • Standard in Battleship Design, Absence of a, 54
  • Standardising of Working Loads and Working Stresses of Railway Bridges, 578
  • Standen, Mr. H. W-, on Light Railways, 295
  • Starting Gear for Vehicles, Beeton’s, 352
  • Stead, Mr. J. E., on Microscope Accessories for Metallographers, 479
  • Steam Canoes 515
  • Steam Coal Market and Artificial Regulations, 244
  • Steam and Electric Power Plant, Mr. A Siemens on the Relative Initial Costs of, 137
  • Steam, Electricity instead of, 562
  • Steam Engines for Australia, American, 641
  • Steam Engines and Boilers Bill, Protest against the, 263
  • Steam Engine and Boiler Certificated Attendants Bill, 295
  • Steam Engines and Boilers, On Important Questions in the Economic Working of, 537
  • Steam Engine Efficiency, 166
  • Steam Engines, Ou Short Stroke, 122
  • Steam Hammer, 12-Ton, 45
  • Steam Hoating Apparatus, 640
  • Steam Jet Blower, Variable, 192
  • Steam Motor Cars, 131, 143,166
  • Steam, New Method of Manufacturing, 63
  • Steam Pinnaces for the Admiralty, 444
  • Steam Plant of a Store in New York, 423
  • Steam Tonnage, Percentage of Steel and Iron 163
  • Steam Train on Common Roads, Trial of, at Verona, 263
  • Steam Tramways and Rolling Stock in Java, 287
  • Steam Trap, The Midget, 305
  • Steam Turbine, A big, 485
  • Steam Yacht Ivy, The, 172
  • Steamer for the Brighton, Worthing, and South Coast Company, 154
  • Steamers for African Lake and River Navigation, 94
  • Steamers, New Japanese, 110
  • Steamers and Sailing Vessels Classed by Lloyd’s Register, 217
  • Steamers and Sailing Vessels on the Official Register of the United Kingdom, 217
  • Steamers, Shallow Draught Government, 197
  • S.S. “ Aorangi,” 293
  • S.S. “La Grande Duchesse,” The, 510
  • Steamships, Average Proportion of Paying Load to Total Displacement of, 373
  • Steel Armour Plates, Witkowitz, 610, 611
  • Steel Cast for Locomotives, 57
  • Steel Castings, Alloys for High-grade, 291
  • Steel Castings to About 1 cwt., 441
  • Steel Chairs, 626
  • Steel Constructional Work in 1896, 30
  • Steel, Effect of Hardness on the Electrical and Magnetic Constants of, 496
  • Steel in England and America, 171
  • Steel Furnace, The Thwaite, 160, 194, 212
  • Steel, Iron, and Coal in 1896, 9
  • Steel and Iron used in the Construction of Ships, 1896, 163
  • Steel Joists aud Girders, Subject of Considerable Interest to Makers of, 124
  • Steel-melting Furnace, Thwaites’, 294
  • Steel, Nickel, Average Composition of, as made in the United States, 109
  • Steel Permanent Way for Light Railways, 576
  • Steel and Pig Iron Output, 370
  • Steel Pipes, Lap-welded. 261
  • Steel Pulley, Corrugated Disc, 301
  • Steel Pulley, A Wrought, 647
  • Steel Rail Market in America, The Crash in the, 228
  • Steel Rail Prices, 305
  • Steel Rail Trade, The American, 240
  • Steel Rail Trust, Dissolution of the, 237
  • Steel Rails, Electrically Welding, 7
  • Steel Rails to India, Another Large Consignment of, 476
  • Steel Rails on the Now York Central and Hudson River Railway, Chemical Composition Stipulated, 291
  • Steel Rails for Roumania, 330
  • Steel Rails and Tubes, Micro-mechanical Exami¬nation of, 144
  • Steel Sleepers for Light Railways, 576
  • Steel Steamers Ordered, 475
  • Steel Stem Frame Casting, Darlington Forge, 588
  • Steel and Stone, Testing the Relative Strength of, 461
  • Steel, On the Tenacity of, 163
  • Steel Tools, Carbolic Acid for Tempering, 199
  • Steel Trade, American Competition in the, 179
  • Steel Trade in South Staffordshire, Phenomenal Progress in, 72
  • Steel Tubes of Large Diameter, Amalgamation of Three Tube Companies, 354
  • Steel, Wolga Bohler, 125 Steel Wool! 643
  • Steel Works in Japan, Syndicate to Establish, 593
  • Ste3?9G346Ö RsiIway’ Devi1’8 Dyke, Brighton,
  • e Steering Gear of the Japanese Battleship ’' Fuji,” 363
  • Steering Gear, s.s. “Jackdaw” and “Comrade,” i, 246 ’
  • Stephens, Mr. Michael, Passenger Engine for l" 23rrf
  • 1897e)r,442nt RftUways {SuPPl'm»M, April
  • Stephenson Mr. E Paley, On the Municipal Works of Llandudno, 626
  • Stephenson and Co , Limited, Messrs., Floating Dock for the Spanish Government, 163, 179
  • Stern Frame Casting, Steel, Darlington Forge, 588
  • Stern Tubss and Propsller Tail Ead Shaft», 166, 191
  • Stevens, Mr. B., On the Sewage Problem, 312
  • Stevenson and Co., Messrs. R., Largest Floating Dock in the World, 163, 179
  • ^"°30].rt’ C°rru8ated Disc Steel Pulley, Stiffnsckedneis, 517
  • Stilgoe, Mr. H. E., On Some of the Pub’.ii Works of Dover, 431
  • Stirling and Swann, Messrs., Bridge over the Noo, Town Head, Hope, 373
  • Stockholm Gas Company’s Coal Orders, 203
  • Stockport, Municipal Electricity Works for, 593
  • Stockton Forge Company’s Works, Purchasers of, Stockton News, 47
  • Stookten, Sowerage of Hartburn and Fairfield in the District of, 427
  • Stokeholds of Cruisers, Ventilation of the, 35
  • Stokers, 493
  • Stokers, Mechanical, Mr. James Hodgkinson's Improved, 524
  • Stone Cornice in New York, Falling of a Piece of, 137
  • Stonehouso Works Company, Limited, Manufac¬ture for the Bicycle Trade, 202
  • Storage Battery Tramway, America, 45
  • Storage, Cold, at the London and East India Docks, 200
  • Storage of Cordite, 144
  • Storage of Energy in Motor Cars, 60
  • Street Cleaning, Tramway Car for, 40
  • Street Gutters for Irrigation Water, 436
  • Street Improvements in Liverpool, Projacted, 5l3
  • Street Railway Mileago of tho U.S., 7
  • Strike in the Chain Trade, Probability of Settle¬ment. 202
  • Strike, Crsdley Heath Chain Trade, 178
  • Strike at the Dunlop Company’s Works, 98
  • Strike of Engineers ia North Staffordshire, The, 524
  • Strike Funds, 575
  • Strikes and Labour Situation in the U.S , 576
  • Strike of the Marine Engineers of tho Australian Coaling Trade, 137
  • Strike of Marine Engineers at Melbourne, 48
  • Strike over the North-Eastern System, 217
  • Strike of Railway Men on Tyneside and North Durham, 253
  • Strike on the Swiss North-Eastern Railway, 291
  • Strikes in the Tees Distriot, and at the Elswick Works and at the Pallion Forge, 203
  • Strike Threatened in Connection with the Australasian Institution of Marine Engineer.», 224
  • Strike in the Tubs Trade, Midland District, Threatened, 354
  • Strikes in Wales, 22
  • Strong, Mr., American Locomotive Performance, 348, 352
  • Strong, Mr. G. H., Graphical and Meohanical Aids to Calculation, 241
  • Strong’s Horizontal Boiler, 97
  • Strong, Mr. G. S., On Railway Speeds, 304
  • Strong, Mr. G. S., What Highspeed Means? 112
  • Sturmey, Mr., His Statements as to the Work of the Daimler Company, 596
  • Submarine Boats, Competition Invited by the French Admiralty, 413
  • Submarine Boat, The Holland, 598
  • Submarine Cables in Existence, Number of, 95
  • Submarine Cable, Proposed New Form of, 391
  • Submarine Explosion, 449
  • Submarine Telegraph Cable between Germany and Spain, 35
  • Submarine Telograph Memorial, International, 118
  • Submarine Telegraphy, 418
  • Submarine Torpedo Boat, The Holland, 627
  • Subsidence of a Main Line, 163
  • Subsidised Research, 171
  • Suburban Traffic of the Great Northern Railway. 551
  • Subway to Connect the Chicago Railway Stations, Subway, A New Thames, 373, 413
  • Suction Draught for Marine Boilers, Mr. Matthew Paul on, 147
  • Sugar Evaporating Pans ? 595
  • Sugar Machinery Prospects, 220
  • Sulphate of Ammonia, 212
  • Sulphur in Cast Iron or Steel, Method for Esti¬mation of, 57
  • Sulphur Export from Sicily, 1896, 291
  • Sulzer Eogiues, Mr. H. A. Hill’s Tests of Three, 629
  • Sunspot Influence on the Weather of Western Europe, Mr. A. B. MacDowall, 426
  • Superficial Tension and Lubrication, Mr. R. M. Deeley, 157, 198
  • Superheated Steam Engine Trials, Prof. Wm. Ripper, 60, 140
  • Supernatural Powers, 572

Supplements:

  • H.M. First-class Battleship “ Renown,” 12,3 0 Tons, June 25tb, 1897
  • Narrow-gauge Passenger Eagine, Cape Govern¬ment Railways, Mr. Michael Stephens, April 23rd, 1897
  • Six-coupled Tank Locomotive, Messrs. Haw¬thorn, Leslie, and Co., May 21st, 1897
  • Standard Pullman Vestibule Car, Working Drawing, No. 9, January 22nd, 1897
  • Thirty Types of Locomotive Engines, Imperial Railways, Japan, March 26th, 1897
  • Triple-expansion Pumping Engines, Brighton Waterworks, Messrs. Fleming and Ferguson, January 22nd, 1897
  • Triple-expansion PumpiDg Engines, Rotterdam Waterworks, the Fyenoord Engine Works, May 7th, 1897
  • Typical Warships at Spithead, June 18th, 1897
  • U.S. Battleship “Alabama,” Section, Ac., April 9th, 1897
  • U.S. Battleships “Wisconsin,” “ Illinois,” and , “ Alabama,,r January 1st, 1897
  • Views on the Trans-Siberian Railway, June 4th, 1897
  • Surface Condenser, Independent, 44, 552
  • Survey Expeditions for West Africa, 109
  • Sutcliffe, Mr. R., on the Middle Measures of the -Yorkshire Coalfield, 425
  • Sutton-in-Ashfield Sewage Disposal, 240
  • Swaledale to Richmond, The Proposed Railway, 307
  • Swan and Hunter, Messrs. C. S., Trial Trip of the “Milwaukee,” 99
  • Swansea for the Bunkering of Atlantic and Pacific Liners, Advantages Offered by, 35
  • Swansea Harbour Improvements, 416
  • Swansea Harbour Reports, 74 Swansea Harbour Trust Meetings, 280, 402
  • Swansea Harbour Trustees, Important Agreement with, 22
  • Swansea Hematite Company’s Works at Landore, The, 630
  • Sweden, The Industrial Development of, 436
  • Swedish Iron aud Steel Industries in 1896, 311, 532
  • Swift, Mr. James, Annual Report of the Steam Engine Makers’ Society, 185
  • Swinburne, Mr., Should Generating Plant be Mounted on Springs ? 542
  • Swing Bridge, Third-avenue, New York, 166
  • Swinton, Mr. A. A., Campbell, Tubes for Producing X Rays of Various I’duetrative Capacities, 461
  • Swiss North-Eastern Railway, Strike on the, 291
  • Swiss Railways, Electric Light on, 513
  • Switch Gear, On Alternate Current, 125
  • Sydney, Intended Exhibition, 1899, 45
  • Sykes, Mr. Henry, Windmill Pump, Ipswich Sewage Works, 304
  • Sylvester, Prof. J. J., 295

T

  • TAFF Yale Bill, The, 526
  • Taite, Howard and Co., Ltd., Messrs , Air Com¬pressor for Pneumatic Tools, 173,191
  • Tampico, Mexican Imports through, 373
  • Tank, Expsrimental, to be Constructed at Washington for Trials with Models of New Ships, 641
  • Tank, Locomotive. Circum-E';na Railway (Supplement, May 21s', 1897), 509, 511
  • Tanks, Galvanising, 640
  • Tanks, Ventilation of Petroleum, 641
  • Tapti Valley Riilway, The, 6
  • Tariff Bill, Relative to the New, 354
  • Tariff for the Carriage of Coal in Prussian State Railways, New, 513
  • Tariffs for Goods in Germany, Contemplated Re¬duction, 263
  • TauntoD, New Station, 260 Tay Bridge, The, 87
  • Taylor, Mr. F. W., Notes on Belting, 133, 302 ,
  • Technical Elucation, 90, 116, 122, 140, 141, 329, 387
  • Technical Education, Experiences of a Foreman in the Operation of, in the Workshop, 387
  • Technical Education in Germany, 116 Technical Schools, German and American, 329 Technical Riilway Vocabulary, Mr. L.Serrail tier's,
  • Tees Conservancy Commissioners Reduce their Dues, 153
  • Teesdale Ironworks, Illustrated Pamphlet de¬scriptive of, 341
  • Tees Furnace Company, Limited, Sale of their Blast Furnaces at Middlesbrough, 355
  • Teheran, A Beetroot Sugar and a Glass Factory in, 291
  • Telegraph Cable between Germany and SpaiD, 35
  • Telegraphy, Ethereal, 546
  • Telegraphy, Submarine, 418, 464
  • Telegraphy, Submarine, during War, 464
  • Telephone Cables across the Channel, Two New, 391, 496
  • Telephone Cable across the Channel by the “ Monarch,” Laying of a New, 496
  • Telephones with Nickel Magnets, Experiments on, 391
  • Telephone and Sensitive Flame in Induction Problems, Lord Rayleigh’s Illustrations of the Use of, 341
  • Telephone Wires from London to the North, Additional, 98
  • Telephonic Messages as Telegrams over the Postal Telegraphs, Negotiations for the Transmission of, 551
  • Telephonic Rsceivers, Polarisation of, 551
  • Telescopes for the Navy, Long Distance, 341
  • “Temeraire,” Refit of the, 35
  • Temperature, Effect of, upon the Magnetic and Electric Properties of Iron, 513
  • Temperature at which to Dry and Bake Cores,
  • Temperatures of the British Isles, On the Mean Monthly, 509
  • Temperatures of a Bunsen Flame with Blue and Greenish Inner Cones, 67
  • Temperature of the Crater of an Electric Arc, Effect of Pressure in the Surrounding Gas on the, 373
  • Temperature, Effect of, On the Magnetic and Electric Propsrties of Iron, 551
  • Tempering the Magnetic Parts of Instruments, Dr. Carl Barus on, 496
  • Tempering Steel Tools, Carbolic Acid for, 199
  • Temperley Transporter in H.M. Navy, Further Adoption of the, 217
  • Tenders for the Lease of Government Railways. Brazil, 439
  • Tenders Invited for Delivery of Coal for Nor¬wegian State Railways, 199
  • Tenders Invited for Electric Tramways for Braila, 291
  • Tenders Invited for Harbour Works at Ostend. 263
  • Tenders Invited by the Public Works Depart¬ment of New South Wales, 225
  • Tenders Required for a Railway for the Great Western Railway Company, 670
  • Tenders Wanted in Belgrade, 34 Tennessee Exhibition, “ See-saw ” at the, 439 Tension and Lubrication, Superficial, 157, 198 Tenacity of Steel, On the, 163
  • Testing of the Strength of Materials, Mr. A. H. ' James on the, 153 '
  • Tests, Boiler, 43, 61, 87 Tests of Cement, 306
  • Test for Explosives to Replace the “ Heat Test,” ’ 551
  • Tests of Floor Arches, Breaking, 60, 87
  • Tests of Long-span Floor Arches, Breaking, 60,87
  • Tests of Malleable Iron Castings, 556
  • Tests of Riveted Joints, 495 '
  • Texas, Railways Working in, 670
  • Textile Industries, Japan, 57
  • Thames Ironworks Company, Admiralty Steam Pinnace, 444
  • Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Company, The Japanese Battleship “ Fuji," 317
  • Thames, On the Purification of the, 250
  • Thames Subway, A New, 413
  • Thermal Regulator, Brooke’s, 290
  • Thermo-electric Properties of Some Liquid Metals, Mr. B. Bunr'e on the, 237
  • Thermometers with a Standard, Instrument for Comparing, 551
  • Thielen, Herr, On the Prussian State Railways, 319
  • Thomas, Mr. W., On the Prospects of Deep Mining in Cornwall, 537
  • Thompson’s Conveyer, 602
  • Thompson’s Conveyer, Erratum in Description of, 621
  • Thomson and Co., Battleship for Japan, 613
  • Thorncliffe Product, Izal, the Latest, 425
  • Thornycroft Water-tube Boilers of H.M.S. “Proserpine ” not Satisfactory, 570
  • Thrashing and Clover Hailing Machine, Garrett’s Compound, 549
  • Three-head Boiler Drilling Machine, 45
  • Thucbof Water-tube Boilers, Nijai Novgorod, 164
  • Thurston, Dr. H., The Ideal Limit of Performance for Condensing and Non-condensing Engines, 109
  • Thwaitss’ Steel Melting Furnace, 160, 194, 212, 291, 345, 368, 412
  • Tickets, Privilege Railway for, Allen Searle and the Interchange of, 199
  • Tilghmann Sand Blast Process for Removing Paint from Ironwork, 423
  • Tin-plate Business in the United States, 45, 576
  • Tin-plate Exports to the United States, British, 109, 439
  • Tin-plate Industry, American, 45
  • Tin-plate Industry in Italy, Report on the, 461
  • Tin-plate Industry of Pennsylvania, Growth of
  • the Black and, 593
  • Tin-plate Works of the Swansea District, 74
  • Tin-platers, Distress amongst the, 426
  • Tin-plates to Foreign Countries, Shipments of, 217
  • Tire, The Chase Pneumatic Cycle, 8
  • Tire for Road Vehicles, Clew’s Cushion, 495
  • Tire-makers’ Lock-out at Coventry, End of the, 121
  • Titan Crane, A, 241
  • Todd, Mr. L. J., Locomotive Improvement, 553
  • Tonge, Mr. Jas., Hydraulic Apparatus for Break¬ing Down Coal ia Mines, 524
  • Tonnage Built in this Country for Foreign Orders, 359
  • Tonnage Entered and Cleared at Ruhrort Last Year, 217
  • Tonnage Launched in Great Britain and Ireland, 95
  • Tonnage Measurements, 243
  • Tonnage Rating for Goods Locomotives, Uni¬formity of, on the South Pacific Railway Com¬pany’s Divisions, 593
  • Tonnage of Vessels Built in France in One Quarter, 496
  • Tools, American Railway, 589
  • Tools, American, and their Superiority over English, 605
  • Tools for Japan, 354
  • Tools and Machinery for Gold Mining into Dutch Guiana, Importation of, Daty Free, 439
  • Tool Makers, Class of Work now keeping them Busy, 354
  • Tools, Some Modern Machine, 366, 367
  • Tools and Weapons of the Copper Age in Egypt, M. Bertbelot on, 593
  • Torpedo Boats, Chilian, 198
  • Torpedo Boats in Commission in the British Navy, 319
  • Torpedo Boat Destroyers for the Japanese Government, 109
  • Torpedo Boat Destroyers, Messrs. Yarrow and Co., 95
  • Torpedo Boat Destroyers, The Utility of the, 312
  • Torpedo Boat “Turbinia,” The, 397, 413, 540
  • Torpedo Explosion on the “ Theseus,” 319
  • Torpedo, Future of the, 589, 595
  • Torpedo Boat, The Holland Submarine, 627
  • Torpedo, The Howell, 71
  • Torpedo, Trial of the W. T. Carter, 584
  • Torpedo Boats for the U.S. to be Constructed from Plans by Prof. Biles, 217
  • Torpedo for the U.S. Navy, A Universal Auto¬mobile, 341
  • Torpsdo Vessel the Future Battleship, The, 595
  • Tottenham Junction, Accident at, 7
  • Traction Engines, Royal Agricultural Show, 639
  • Traction Engines in South Africa, 213
  • Tractometer Diagram No. 1, Passenger Train, Crewe to Carlisle, 458, 467
  • Tractometer Diagram No. 2, Goods Train, Edgeley to Heaton Lodge, 459, 467
  • Trade in the Argentine Republic, 80
  • Trade in the Australasian Colonies, Improvement of, 224
  • Trade and Business Announcements:
  • 6, 46, 69, 94, 113, 149, 162. 216, 241, 272, 303, 312, 350, 365, 390, 406, 438, 473, 489, 509, 559, 564, 601, 628, 637
  • Trade Disputes in 1896, 303
  • Trade in 1896, 30
  • Trade and Finance Reports from the Foreign Office, Value of the Annual, 217
  • Trade Follows the Flag, 644
  • Trade in Frozen Meat between Queensland and Austria, 225
  • Trade : How it is Lost and Won, 220
  • Trade with Italy, Our, 262
  • Trade Marcenvros, 468
  • Trade Marks in Japan, 122
  • Trade Marks, 469
  • Trade Marks, Number of Applications for Regis¬tration of, 413
  • Trade of Mexico, 190
  • Trade Secrets, 324
  • Trade Union Foolishness, 417
  • Trade Unionists Returned as Unemployed, Small Proportion of, 620
  • Trade in the United States, 576, 600
  • Trade of the United States with Canada, 543
  • Trades, Employment in the Engineering and Kindred, 620
  • Traffic on the Great Lakes of North America, 513
  • Trafford Park Estate, New Railroad Running through, 692
  • Train Accidents in November, 1896, 95
  • Train Accidents—see alio Railway Accidents Trains, Extension of Workmen’s, 95 *Trains on Gauntleted Tracks, Running, 305
  • Train Resistance, Average Cylinder Pressure as a Measure of, 244
  • Train Resistances, 275
  • Tramcar Accident, Cleveland, 43
  • Tramcars, Single Wire Distribution for Electric, 109
  • Tram Rail for New York, New, 78
  • Tramway Car for Street Cleaning, 40
  • Tramways, Bristol, 167
  • Tramways, Dover Electric, 431
  • Tramway, Dublin and Lucan Steam, 519
  • Tramways, Electric, English v. Belgian Competi¬tion, Barcelona, 620
  • Tramways, Electrical Equipment of Glasgow, 593
  • Tramway, Electric, for Monaco, 513
  • Tramways, Electric Traction for, 267
  • Tramways, Electric, with Underground Conduc¬tors, 375
  • Tramways in Hanover, with Electric and Horse Traction, 551
  • Tramway, Higbgate Hill Cable, 327
  • Tramways in Hull, 460
  • Tramways, Liverpool, 567
  • Tramways for Middlesbrough, 100
  • Tramways and Rolling Stock, Java, 287
  • Tramway Sleepers, Ruling of the Indian Govern¬ment respecting the Customs Duty on, 620
  • Tramways for Sheffield, 137
  • Tramway System in France, The, 365
  • Tramway System, The Hanover Overhead Wires and Accumulators Compared, 447
  • Tramway Technical Exhibition, A, 373
  • Tramway at Tours, Diatto Surface Contact Electric, 217
  • Tramway Traction, 479, 521
  • Tramway Traction for Birmingham, 252
  • Tramway Traction on the Continent, Deputation to Inspect, 330
  • Tramway Traction in the Netherlands, Four Systems of, 373
  • Tramway Tunnel, An American, 410
  • Tramways and their Working, Returns issued as to, 109
  • Transatlantic Mail Service, New, 567
  • Trans-Caspian Railway, New, 593
  • Trans-Siberian Railway, Church Car on the, 551
  • Trans-Siberian Railway, Views on the (Supplement, June 4th, 1897)
  • Transformers, Lord Rayleigh on the Theory of,
  • Transmission Dynamometer, A New Form of, 593
  • Transmission of Power, The, 561
  • Transmission of Power by Electricity, On the, 534
  • Transmission of Power in Factories by Electricity, Mr. Clivehugb on the, 524 Transmission of Power, Machinery and the, 537
  • Transmission of Power by Other Agents, Dr. John Hopkinson on the, 535
  • Transmission of Power by Water, Mr. E. B. Ellington on the, 535
  • Trap, The Midget Steam, 305
  • Tredegar Works, Revival of, 126
  • Trees of Western Australia, Area in Acres
  • Occupied by the respective Principal, 109
  • Trent and Mersey Canal, 232
  • Tresidder's “ Rapid Reckoner," 273
  • Trevithick, Mr. R. F., PasseDger and Goods Engines, Japanese Railway, 283, 289
  • Trinkitat and Tokar, Railway between, 163
  • Triple-expansion Engines—see Engines, Triple¬ expansion, 172
  • Troisier, M., On Balanced Slide Valves, 407
  • Truck Act, The New, 154
  • Trueing-up Eleotric Tramcar Wheels, Machine for, 291
  • Trusty Oil Engine Works Destroyed by Fire, 46
  • Tubes, Electrically Welded, 575
  • Tube Manufacture, Bicycle, 403
  • Tube Manufacture for Cycles, New Development in, 124
  • Tubes, Stern, and Propeller Tail End Shafts, 166, 194 ’
  • Tube Trade, The Cased, 21
  • Tubes, Viscous Flow in Capillary,
  • Tucker, Mr. Alexander, on Lubricating Oils and Lubrication, 152
  • Tulip, Mr. Sim., Engineer in Chief to the Lamb- ton Collieries, 100
  • Tunbridge Wells, Electricity Undertaking, High Tension Works a Success, 496
  • Tunnel, Accident in the Cap Martin, 593
  • Tunnel, an American Tramway, 410
  • Tunnel, The Blackwall, 400, 504, 505,506, fC7. 514, 572, 576
  • Tunnel, Channel, 57, 495
  • Tunnel, Collapse of a Lake, Chicago, 423
  • Tunnel Shield for Underground Railways, 305
  • Turbines Applied to Dynamos, On, 543
  • Turbine, A Big Steam, 485
  • Turbine Governor, The Replogle, 3
  • Turbinia, The Torpedo Boat, 167, 397, 413, 540, 602
  • Turbinia, The American Shipbuilder on the, 602
  • Turkey, Refusal of Patents for Inventions in which Electricity is Employed in, 9
  • Turret of the U.S. Battleship “Massachusetts,”
  • Tests of an Experimental, 161
  • Turton, Mr. George, Improvement in Cycles Patented by, 47
  • Turton and Sens, Messrs. Bonus to Their Employés,
  • Twenty-four Hours Time on Railways Adopted by Belgium, 439
  • Twin-screw Yacht, Varuna, 214, 216. 218
  • Tynemouth Piers, 232 Tynemouth Pier, Damage to the, 179
  • Tynemouth Pier, Rebuilding of the, 203, 513

U

  • UGANDA, Development of the Trade of, 217
  • Uganda Railway, Mr. Cuizon on the, 391
  • Uganda Railway, Mr. Francis W. Fox’s Report on, 620
  • Uganda, Trade and Industry of, 291
  • Umney, Prof. H. W., Compression of Air by the Direct Action of Water, 612
  • Underground Electric Mains, Mr. H. R. J. Bur¬stall on, 252
  • Underground Electric Railway Bills, The London,
  • Underground Electric Railway from Charing Cross to Hampstead, Bill Passed, 373
  • Unemployed in America, Census of the, 312
  • Union Mail Steamer “Briton,” The, 602
  • Union Steamship “Gascon,” The, 211
  • Union Rolling Stock Co.’s Dividends and Reserve Fund, 152
  • United Kingdom America’s Best Customer, The, 319
  • United States Armour Plate, Prices in the. 441
  • United States Battleship “Alabama” (Supple¬ment, April 9th, 1897, 335
  • United States Battleship “ Massachusetts,’’ Turret of the, 161
  • United States Battleships, The New Sea-going (Supplement, April 9th, 1897), 335
  • United States, British Tin-plate Exports to the, 109, 439
  • United States with Canada, Trade of, 543
  • United States, Car Couplings Patented in the, 319
  • United States Cruiser “ Brooklyn,” The, 410, 411
  • United States Deep-water Commission's Report, The, 237
  • United States in 1893 95, Average Coal Output, 237
  • United States, 1896, Railway Construction, 57
  • United States, 1897, Railway Construction in the, 124
  • United States, Elaborate Express Trains, 641
  • United States, Engineers and Firemen in the, 217
  • United States, Exports of Iron and Steel to the, 373
  • United States, First-class Sea-going “ Iowa,” 438
  • United States Government, Specifications for Boiler-plates for Gunboats, 263
  • United States, Great Water Power Project, 35
  • United States, Japan as a Competitor and Customer, 313
  • U.S.S. “Kearsage,” Armour for the, 4
  • United States, Locomotives with Balanced Valves in the, 620
  • United States, Locomotives Built in the, 95
  • United States, Locomotives Compound in the, 162
  • United States Locomotive, Electric Shunting, 162
  • United States, Manufacture of Guns in the, 78
  • United States, Tho Metric System in the, 693
  • United States Monitor “Puritan,” 285, 286, 296
  • United States, National Association of Manufac¬turers, Annual Report of the President of, 313, 338, 398
  • United Statea Navy, 108
  • United States Navy, Boilers in the, 493
  • United States Navy, New Battleships, 20
  • United States, New Patent Law in the, 324
  • United States Navy, A Universal Automobile Torpedo for the, 341
  • United States, Patriotic and Independent Policy of the, and where it cannot be Adhered to, 217
  • United States, Pig Iron Production in the, 7, 109
  • United States of America, Petroleum Exports for March, 620
  • United States, Presidential Proclamation, Rules for Prevention of Collisions at Sea to Come into Force, 45
  • United States, Production of Minerals and Metals in 1896, 57
  • United States, Railway Accidents in the, Monthly Record, 199
  • United States Railway Accidents, Records during January and February 263, 373
  • United States Railway Extension, 641
  • United States Requisites in Armour, Ordnance and Projectiles, 199
  • United States, Rolling Stock Business in, 124
  • United States Ship Canal, 177
  • United States Steamer “ Grande Duchesse,” 510
  • United States, Street Rai.way Mileage of, 7
  • United States, Summary of Boiler Explosions in the, 319
  • United States, Trade in the, 576, 600
  • United States, Trade Relations with Mexico, 313
  • United States, The Very Latest from the, 313
  • Units of Force, Philosophers and, 37
  • Uranium, Properties of, 35
  • Uruguay, British Trade with, Maintains its Position, 570
  • Utilisation of Waste Glass, The, 370
  • Utilisation of Water-power, Mr. F. H. Hummel, 149

V

  • VACUUM, Novel Method of Procuring an Absolute, 291
  • Vale of Glamorgan Railway, Engineers’ Estimate to the, 126
  • “ Valparaiso,” Launch of the, 373
  • Valves, Balanced, for Locomotives, 107
  • Valves, Balanced Slide, 90
  • Valves, Balanced Slide, on French Locomotives, 407
  • Valves, Bollinckx’s Small Clearance, 113
  • Valve Gear, Assistant Cylinders for, 150
  • Valve Gear of the Locomotive Engine, The, 438
  • Valve Gear, Manson’s, 43
  • Valves, Inclined Slide, 40
  • Valves, Non-clearance Exhaust, 198
  • Valves, Water-sealed Furnace, 201
  • Vancouver, Saw Mills in, 35
  • “ Varuna,” Twin-screw Yacht, 214, 216, 218
  • Ventilating Fans, Experiments upon Propeller, 648
  • Ventilation of the “ Edgar” Stokeholds, 35
  • Ventilation of the Lordon Underground Railways, Inquiry into, 163
  • Ventilation, Prof. S. H. Woodridge’s System of, 7
  • Ventilation of the Underground Railways, Com¬mittee to Consider the, 134
  • VeraCruz, Demand for Agricultural Implements,
  • Vertical Earth-air Electrical Currents, 163
  • Vera Cruz, Harbour Works, 439
  • Vessels Launched in April in Scotland, 496
  • Vessels on the Register of the United Kingdom, 359
  • Vestibule Cars on British Lines, American Gould, I 73
  • Viaduct Accident, The Mouhemot, 628
  • Viaduct, The Chesterfield, 264, 265, 288
  • Viaduct Connecting the Western and Orleans Railway Lines, 461
  • Viaduct Disaster, The Coldrenick, 187
  • Vice Trade, The English and Foreign Competi¬tion, 330
  • Vickers, Mr. Edward, 307
  • Vickers’ 6in. Armour Plate after Trial, 437
  • Vickers, Sods, and Co., Nickel Harveyised Steel Armour Plate Tested, 461
  • Vickers, Sons, and Co., Limited, Acquisition of the Naval Construction and Armaments Com¬pany by, 22
  • Vickers, Sons, and Co., Ltd.. Messrs., Purchase of ( New Works at Barrow, 451, 475
  • Vickers, Sons, and Co., Limited, Report of Messrs., 203
  • Victoria Embankment Extension Scheme, The House of Commons and the, 513
  • Victoria Locomotive, 489
  • Victorian Exhibition at the Crystal Palace, see Exhibition, The Victorian
  • Victorian Railways, 225
  • Victorian Railway Revenue for November, 1896, I 319
  • Villari, Prof. E., on the Cooling Properties of Gases after being Traversed by Electric Sparks, 513
  • Viscous Flow in Capillary Tubes, 1
  • Vocabulary, Technical Railway, 163
  • Volcanic Districts, New Zealand, 7
  • Volunteer Engineering in Peace and War. 301
  • Vulcan Foundry, Earliest and Latest Lccomotives Built at the, 618
  • Vulcanised Graphite Bearings, 110
  • W
  • Wages and Labour Questions :
  • Waddell, Mr. J. A. L., on the Elevated Railroads of the United States, 257
  • Wages, Advance in, The Cased Tube Manufac¬turers' Association, 152
  • Wages, Advance of, Claims, 73
  • Wages Advance, Cleveland Ironstone Mine ' Owners, 125
  • Wages Advanced, Mid and East Lothian, 48
  • Wages Arbitration between the North-East Rail¬way Company and their Employees, 496
  • Wages to Boys, The Yorkshire Miners’ Associa¬tion and, 203
  • Wages of the Colliers, Meeting in Cardiff, 356
  • Wages Disputes, Central Marine Engine Works, 179
  • Wages Dispute in the Oldham District, The, 377, 450, 475
  • Wages Dispute, The Plymouth Colliers’, 154
  • Wages Disputes in the Sheffield District, 203
  • Wages Disputes in Shipyards in North-East of England, 203
  • Wages in the Engineering Trade, 39
  • Wages of German Colliers, 426
  • Wages, Increases in Rates of, 95
  • Wages of Marine Engineers, Wages Advanced, 331
  • Wages and Labour Questions, 7, 98, 125, 154, 254, 278, 401, 525, 524, 526, 605 |
  • Wages Question, The Fair, as Applied to Government Contracts, 524
  • Wages Questions, Machine Workers’, 605
  • Wages Questions Settling Themselves, 278
  • Wages Questions at the Shipyards in the North of England, 125
  • Wages Questions, South Wales, 526
  • Wages Questions in Wales, 254
  • Wages in Scotland, Advances Conceded in, 22
  • Wales and Adjoining- Counties:
  • 22, 48, 74, 100,126,154, 180, 204, 228, 254, 279, 308, 331, 356, 378, 402, 426, 452, 476, 500, i 526, 558, 580, 606, 630, 652
  • Walker and Hail, Messrs., Fire at their London Show Rooms, 179
  • Walker, Mr. W. G., Experiments upon Propeller Ventilating Fans, 648
  • Walker Shipyard Men Resume Work, 73
  • Wallach’s Improved Water Gauge Fittings, 85
  • Wallwork and Co., Messrs. H., Nail-making and Box-nailing Machine, 40
  • Walmisley, Mr. A. T., On Groynes, 431
  • Walsall, Extension Sewage Work», 178
  • Walsh, Mr. T. J., On Foreign Competition and English Trade, 330
  • War Material, 18S6, 16
  • Ward, Mr. James, On the Rock Salt Deposits of North-West Cneshire, 651

Warships-set alto Battleships and Ships of War, and H. M. S.S.

  • Warships, 37
  • Warships for Japan, 34, 44
  • Warships, Mechanism of Onr, 38
  • Warships, New Chinese, 201
  • Warship Tonnage Launched in 1896 in the United Kingdom, 137
  • Warships, United States Navy, 285, 286, 296
  • War Signals, 455, 468
  • Wardell, Mr. Thomas, 172
  • Warren Manufacturing Company's Mill, Engine for Driving, 109
  • Water, Compression of Air by the Direct Action of, 612
  • Water between Freezing and Boiling Points, Value of the Specific Heat of, 593
  • Water in Deep Shafts, Mr. Henry Davey on, 536
  • Water Gas for Birmingham, 152
  • Water Gas, On Carburetted, 542
  • Water Gas Manufacture, On Carburetted, 252
  • Water Gas, Question of Lighting by, Considered in Prague, 373
  • Water-Gauge Fittings, Wallach’s Improved, 85
  • Water-Gauge Glasses, Packing Steam Boiler, 489
  • Waterhouse, Mr., His Statistics for March and April, 558
  • Water Mains, Scraping and Cleaning, 647
  • Water-pipe Eaten Through by Electrolysis, 593
  • Water-Power Plant for Lighting and Manufacturing Purposes, Utilisation of, 305
  • Water Power Plant, Minneapolis, 277
  • Water Power Project, Great, 35
  • Water Power Scheme, Southern California Power Company’s, 291
  • Water Power, Utilisation of, 149
  • Water-sealed Furnace Valves, Messrs. Head, Wrightson, and Co., 201
  • Water Supply, 1896, 18
  • Water Supply, The London, 115,185, 196, 496, 60
  • Water Supply for London, Tne Welsh Scheme, 185
  • Water Supply, The London, Royal Commission to Consider the Subject, 496
  • Water Supply of New York, 137
  • Water Supply of Philadelphia, 424
  • Water Supply Returns in Five Big Towns, 95
  • Water, On the Transmission of Power by, 535
  • Water-tube Boilers, 97
  • Water-tube Boilers, Esrl of Hopetoun on, 359
  • Water-tube Boilers in French Battleships, 237
  • Water-tube Boilers and Liquid Fuel, 277
  • Water-tube Boilers in the Mercantile Marine, On |
  • the Use of, 541
  • Water-tube Boilers, Salt Water in, 297 Water-tube Boilers, Vessels in the Navy being
  • Fitted with, 263
  • Water-tuba Boilers in Warships, Admiral C. C. P. ' Fitzgerald, 359, 361
  • Water-tube Bailers—see also Boilers, 164
  • Water-tube System understood by Greeks and Romans, 7
  • Waterways between the Midlands and the Bristol Channe1, Scheme to Improve the, 498
  • Waterway between Wolverhampton and Bristol, Improvement of the, 524
  • Waterways of England, The Southern, 311
  • Waterway Improvement, Congress and, 155
  • Water Winding, 584
  • Waterworks, Brighton, Pumping Engines (Sup¬plement, June2'2nd, 1897), 85
  • Waterworks, Farnham, 161
  • Waterworks, The New Happy Valley, 277
  • Waterworks at Waddon, The Croydon Corporation’s Scheme for the Construction of, 593
  • Watson, Mr. W., Instrument for Comparing Thermometers with a Standard, 551
  • Watt and the Measurement of Power, 233
  • Waverley Class, Express Passenger Engine, 392, 396
  • Waynforth, Mr. H. M., Modern Machine Tools, 517
  • Wear Steel Works, Dismantling and Sale of the Plant, 475
  • “Weardale” Furnace, Mr. Hollis on the, 479, 497
  • Weather Averages, 295
  • Weaver, The River, Works of Improvement, 321
  • Webb, Mr., on Permanent Way, 533
  • Webb, Mr. F. W., Experiments to Test the Performance of Locomotives, 458, 459, 467
  • Webb, Mr. F. W., Express Passenger Engine, ] Waverley Class, 392, 396
  • Wednesfield Iron and Steel Works Put in Opera¬tion, 202
  • Weighton, Prof., Experimental Engines at the Durham College of Science, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 89, 92, 104
  • Weighton, Prof., His Steam Engine, and Experi¬ments with, 89, 92, 104
  • Welding Steel Rails, Electrically, 7
  • Weldless Steel Tubes Company, Formation of the Universal, 400
  • “ Weldless Tubes Limited,” Amalgamation of Two Companies, to be Styled the, 306, 330
  • Weldless Tube Manufacture for Cycles, 124
  • Weldless Tube Trade, Sensational News con¬nected with the, 450
  • Welds of Steel Rails, 7
  • Wellingborough Railway Bridge Injured by Flood, 163
  • Wellman Charging Machine for Open-hearth Furnaces, 508
  • Welshampton Railway Accident, The, 623, 626, I 641 j
  • Welshpool, Railway Conference at, 35
  • Welsh Water Supply Scheme, The, 185, 308, 376, 579
  • Welsh Waterworks, Inspection of the, 579
  • Wentworth Water Scheme, The, 526
  • West, Mr. Thos. D., on the General Utility and Economy of Blast Cupolas, 522
  • West Hartlepool, Electric Light Installation for, 593
  • West Hartlepool, The Jubilee of, 630
  • West Suburban Railway, The, 173
  • Westcott, Mr. J. T., Carburetted Water Gas, 366
  • Western Australian Government and Proposed Improvements in the Colony, The, 319
  • West Australian Government Railways, Haulage Power of Locomotives, 250
  • Western Valley Outfall Sewage Scheme, Inquiry by Col. Coke, 413
  • Westphalia Coal and Coke at Venice, 237
  • Wbat High Speed Means? 112
  • Wheels, Paper Friction, Prof. Goss on, 35
  • Whee's, Paper Friction, 151
  • Wheel Tears in Use at the Altoona Shops of the Pennsylvania Railway, 263
  • Whitehead, Mr. C. S., Effect of Sea Water on Induction Telegraphy, 620
  • White Star “ Gigantic,” The Often Talked-of, 197
  • White Star Mail Steamer, The New, 209
  • Whitwell, Mr., Presentation to, 153
  • Wicksteed, Mr. J. H., on Double-cutting Planing Machines, 263
  • Widening of Newgate-street, The, 8, 35
  • Widening the South-Eastern Railway, A Proposed Relief Line, 130
  • Wiener, Neustadt Works, Compound Goods Loco¬motive, 241, 242
  • Wigan Coal and Iron Co.’s Annual Report, 202
  • Wilde, Mr. Hy., Magnetisation Limit of Mag¬netic Substances, 636
  • Wilkinson and Sons, Messrs. G., Three-head Boiler Drilling Machine, 45
  • Williams, Worcester, and Upper Forrest Works, Restart of the, 280
  • Wilson, Sir Alexander (with Portrait), 598, 629
  • Wilson, Mr. J., Skinner-street Bridge, Great Eastern Railway, 222, 223
  • Wilson, Mr. R. P., on Methods of Charging for Electricity Supply, 278
  • Wilson, Mr. W. E., on the Effect of Pressure in the Surrounding Gas on the Temperature of the Crater of an Electric Arc, 373
  • Winding Drums, Moulding, 121
  • Winding Engine, An American, 159, 168
  • Winding Engine, Double Clutch, Montana Mines, 159. 168
  • Winding or Hauling Engines, Spring Coupling for, 175
  • Winding Water, 581
  • Windmill Pump, Ipswich Sewage Works, 304
  • Windsor Station, Rebuilding of, 163
  • Winstanley, Mr. G. H., and the Fleuss Life¬-saving Apparatus and Electric Safety Lamp for Mines, 72
  • Wire for Gun Construction, Messrs. R. Hill and Co., 425
  • Wire, The Peril of the, 403
  • Wire Rope made by Messrs. G. Cradock aud Co., 109
  • Wire Rape Suspension Bridges'? 595
  • Wire Works, Merthyr, Toe, 426
  • Wise, Lieut. H. D., Kite Ascent of, 217
  • Witkowitz Steel Armour Plates, 610, 611
  • Woelfert’sFatal Balloon Ascent, 620
  • Wolfram by Carbon, Reduction of, 57
  • Wolga Bohter Steel, 125
  • Wolverhampton Eleotric Light Extensions, 400
  • Woman’s Labour in the German Iron and Steel Industry, Increase of, 378
  • Wood Consumption in Mines, 65
  • Wood, Mr. E., Secures a Contract for the Con¬struction of a Cotton Storage Shed, Mersey Docks, 330
  • Wood, Mr. Lindsay, Presidential Address, 589
  • Wood, Mr. R. W., His Experiments on Central Attraction, 413
  • Wood, Mr. R. W., Diffraction Phenomena Pro¬duced with Röntgen Rays by, 496
  • Woodall, Mr. Corbet, on Carburetted Water Gas 542
  • Wooden Steamer Afloat, The Largest, 442
  • Woodhead, Dr. G. Sims, on Bacteriology, 445
  • Woodridge, Prof. S. H., System of Ventilation, 7
  • Woodward, Mr. W. W., Successor to Mr. Shon- bridge, 499
  • Woolwich Arsenal, 417
  • Work of the Ether, The, 295
  • Workman’s Compensation Bill, The, 456
  • Workmen’s Trains, The Extension of, 95
  • Works Committee of the Landon County Council Half-yearly Returns, 513
  • Worsdell’s Engines, An Engine Driver’s Comments on the Close Cab, 35
  • Worthington’s Pump Regulator, 339
  • West Africa, Survey Expeditions for, 109
  • Wreck a Train, Attempt to, 109
  • Wright, Capt. C., Volunteer Engineering in Peace and War, 301

Y

  • Yachts, American Steam, 245
  • Yachts, Foreign-built, and American Customs, 372
  • Yacht “ Ivy,” The Steam, 172
  • Yacht “ Varuna,” The Twin-screw, 214, 216, 218
  • Yacht, whose Model is the Salmon, A, 109
  • Yachting and Fisheries Exhibition, Imperial Institute, see Exhibitions, 162, 246
  • Yarrow Boilers for an Austrian Cruiser, 513
  • Yarrow and Co., Messrs., Torpedo Boats, 95
  • Yarrow and Co., Messrs., Torpedo-boat Des¬troyers for Japan, 109
  • Yarrow and Thornycroft, Shallow Draught Steamers for the Government, 197
  • Yeast in Holland, Manufacture of, 26
  • Yeovil Motor Car, The, 565
  • Yerkes Telescopic Lens, The, 623
  • Yokosuka Dockyard, 25
  • Yorkshire Coal from the Humber Ports in 1896, Shipments of, 64
  • Yorkshire Coalfield, Mr. R. Sutcliffe on, 425
  • Yorkshire, Colliery Surface Labour in, 91
  • Young, Mr. J., on Carburetted Water Gas Manufacture, 252
  • Yugowitch, Mr., His Appointment, 95

Z

  • ZAM BESI Railway Company, The Capital of the,
  • Zurich Waterworks, Mr. G. M. Lawford Describes the, 151