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The Engineer 1908 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1908 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1908 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1908 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1908 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1908 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1908 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1908 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1908 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1908 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1908 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1908 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1908 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1908 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1908 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1908 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.

Note: This is a sub-section of The Engineer 1908 Jan-Jun: Index

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  • ACETYLENE Buoys for Coast of Brazil, 323
  • Admiralty Allowances for Special Work, 427
  • - and Boiler Water Tests, 219
  • - Course for Official Trials of Torpedo Boats, 210
  • - Manual for Stokers, 194 Regulations for Mechanical 167
  • Aerial Propulsion Without a Motor, Invention, 639
  • Aeroplane Accident, Delagrange, 585
  • Austrian Military, 479
  • - Challenge, Farman and Brothers, 533
  • - Record Flight, Delagrange, 665
  • - Twelve Mile Flight, Spencer, 427
  • - Wright Brothers’ Flight, 607
  • Algeria, Loan for Public Works, 269
  • - Proposed Telegraphic Extension, 194
  • Aluminium Castings; Cracks and their Prevention, 194
  • - Excessive Output, 323
  • - Production in the United States, Rapid Increase, 453
  • Alzen, New Metal: Its Advantages, 323
  • Amalgamated Society of Engineers’ Depressing Report, 639
  • Ammonia Sulphate, Increased Production in Germany, 373, 427
  • - Production and Consumption, 323
  • Anthracite as a Fuel, Centenary of Discovery, 245
  • Antimony, Japan Industry Declining, 35
  • Apprenticeship in France, Improved System Needed, 453
  • Army Recruits Wanted for Mechanical Transport, 507
  • Armstrong Whitworth’s Shipping Output, 194
  • Arsenic and Tin Mining in Cornwall, 559
  • Asbestos Wood for Fireproof and Electric Insulation Construction, 533
  • Asphalt Exports from Trinidad, 323

Associations, Institutions & Societies:

Association, British :

  • Automobiles, Passenger and Goods, Increase in Germany, 382
  • Election of Presidents of Sections for Dublin Meeting, 178
  • Winnipeg Meeting, President and Financial Arrangements, 310
  • Association of Engineers-in-Charge : Library, 193
  • Visit to St. Paul’s Cathedral, 267
  • Wimbledon Meeting, Papers and Visits, 409
  • Association, Geologists’, London:
  • Meeting and Lecture, 598
  • Association, Incorporated, of Machinery Users, 626
  • Meeting, Announcement of, 626
  • Association, Incorporated, of Municipal and County Engineers:
  • Basingstoke Waterworks, Pumping by Suction Gas, Phipps, 612
  • Astrophysical Measurements of Sun and Moon Effects, 453
  • Automobile Club, Royal, International Touring Car Trial, 172
  • Concrete, Reinforced, Meik, 612
  • Geology as Applied to Municipal Engineering, 612
  • Meetings j List of Papers ; Dinner; Visits, 612
  • Traffic, Extraordinary, Hampton Copnail, 612
  • Trent as a Navigable River, The, Rayner, 612
  • Association, Incorporated Municipal Electrical: and the Home Office Regulations, 194
  • Accumulator Sub-stations, Alternating Current, Taylor, 622
  • Annual Convention, 622
  • Electric Lighting Scheme, Reconstruction, Shaw, 622
  • Electricity Undertaking, Convener’s Experiences, Wightman, 622
  • Generating Station, Design of, Richardson, 622
  • Testing and Standardising Department, Work and Equipment, Ratcliff, 622
  • Association, International Testing:
  • Representatives for Copenhagen Congress, Iron and Steel Nomenclature, 416 Association, Manchester, of Engineers :
  • Appointments, President and Others, 381 Dinner, 175
  • Steam Turbine Engineering, Pearce, 253
  • Visit to Horwich Works of Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, 581
  • Association, Mathematical:
  • Meeting and Papers, Announcement of, 70
  • Birmingham Meeting, Programme and Pape r 581
  • Institute of Chemistry:
  • Annual Meeting, 253
  • Institute, Copper and Brass:
  • Formation, 198, 282, 541
  • Institute, Iron and Steel:
  • Announcements of Annual Dinner, Meetings, Scholarships Offered, &c., 149, 180
  • Iron and Steel, New Fatigue Test for, Dr. Stanton, 538
  • Middlesbrough, Announcement of Visit and Programme, 626
  • Visit to Canada at Invitation of Canadian Mining Institute, 518
  • Institute of Marine Engineers :
  • Copper for Steam Pipes, Treatment of, Milton, 191
  • Modern Contrivances in the Stokehold, J. C. Brand, 122
  • Suction Gas Producers, C. A. Smith, 629
  • Institute, North of England, of Mining and Mechanical Engineers :
  • Announcements of Meetings and Programme of Papers, 149, 648
  • Canada, Summer Visit to, Arrangements, 648
  • Sewage Pumping Machinery, &c., at Norwich, A. E. Collins, 532
  • Visits and Inspections, Various, 532
  • Association, Incorporated, of Municipal and County Engineers:
  • Meetings, Announcement of, 178, 458
  • Institution of Civil Engineers ;
  • Conversazione, 598
  • Legacies and Prizes, 553
  • Meeting, 652
  • Birmingham Association of Students :
  • Dinner, 172
  • Glasgow Association of Students:
  • Civil Engineering and Architecture, McGibbon, 114
  • Dinner, 230
  • Grangemouth Dock Extension, H. F. Brand, 275 _
  • Metal Mining, Some Unsolved Problems Prof. Henry Louis, 391
  • Sea Walh and Breakwaters, Forman, 19
  • Specifications and Schedules, Forgan, 175
  • visits to Clyde Trust Constructional Work at Yorkhill and Renfrew, 19
  • Waterworks, Notes on, Leslie, 114
  • Manchester Association of Students :
  • Dinner, 88, 215
  • Engineering Geology, Principles of. Lap- won h, 200, 308
  • Newcastle-upon-Tyne Association of Students : Visits, 478, 645
  • Yorkshire Association of Students : Announcements of Dinner, Meeting and Visits, 88, 310, 592 678
  • Bacteria Beds, Hill, 381
  • Construction, Some Errors in, and how they may be Avoided, Professor Cnamock, 191
  • Dock Construction, Recent Practice in, McClean, 88
  • Electric Transmission Schemes, High-tension, Crappar, 43
  • Meetings and Election of Officers, 308, 381
  • Institution of Engineers, Cleveland :
  • Conversazione at Middlesbrough, 198
  • Institution of Electrical Engineers
  • Building, New, Proposed Purchase of Medical Examination Hall, 672
  • Birmingham Local Section—
  • Heat Conductivity of Iron Stampings, Bar- low, 10 I
  • Glasgow Section—
  • Concert, 94 ; Meeting, 529
  • Electric Supply Prospects and Charges, &c., A. H. Dykes, 529
  • Polyphase Induction Motors, Stevenson, 440
  • Glasgow Students’ Section—
  • Induction Motors, Some Tests on, Nicholson, 244
  • Leeds Local Section—
  • Concert, Smoking, 110 Elections of Chairman and Members, 414
  • Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland :
  • Electric Propulsion of Ships, Mavor, 381
  • Malleable Cast Iron, Hadfield, 466
  • Mauretania, Electrical Equipment of, Martaio, 381, 466
  • Meetings and Elections, 381, 466
  • Institution of Gas Engineers :
  • Annual Meeting, and Visit to Franco-British Exhibition, Announcement, 252, 622
  • Continuous Carbonisation in Vertical Retorts, Woodall, 622
  • Co partnership, Livesey, 622
  • Cyanides, Yellow Prussiate, Dav.’s-Neill Process at Linacre Gasworks, Allen, 622
  • Dessan Vertical Retorts, Hayman, 622
  • Gasworks at Valby, Copenhagen, Irminger, 622
  • Hydrocarbons, Combustion and Decomposition, Professor W. A. Bone, 622
  • Refractory Material, Bywater, 622
  • Institution, Incorporated, of Automobile Engineers :
  • Graduates, Regulations for Admission, 638
  • Meetings and Papers, Announcement of, 66
  • System of Costing, Book-keeping and Recording, Suitable for a Motor or other Engineering Factory, Napier, 318
  • Graduates’ Section—
  • Meeting and Proposed Graduates’ Society, Announcement, 111
  • Meeting. 477
  • Motor Car, Methods of Testing, Basker-vilie-Cosway, 241
  • Institution, Junior, of Engineers : Appointments and Growth, 322 Automatic Fire Extinction Applied to Factories, 440
  • Bursary Announced, 440
  • Conduit System of Electric Tramway Con- structiou, Fitzroy Roose, 122
  • Dinner, Summer Meeting in France, 187
  • Gas Engines, Practical Notes on the Testing of. Whalley, 307
  • Visits to Franco-British Exhibition Constructional Work; Central London Railway Extension Works ; Central London Railway Generating Station, 10
  • Visit to King’s College and Inspection of Experimental Apparatus, 211
  • Water Purxficition, G. H. Hughes, 515 Institution of Mechanical Engineers:
  • Combustion Processes in English Locomotive Fire-boxes, F. J. Brislee; Combustion Processes in American Locomotive Fireboxes, Lawford H. Pry, 256
  • Conversazione, 516
  • Dinner, Anniversary, 409
  • Sound Waves and Sound Production, Reddie, 546
  • Summer Meeting Programme, 436 Graduates’ Association—
  • Constructional Steelwork, Manufacture of, A. J. Aitken, 95
  • Prize Awards, 126
  • Institution of Mining Engineers :
  • General Meeting, Dinner, Programme, Visits, 515
  • Institution of Mining and Metallurgy :
  • Dinner, 383
  • Meetings, 296
  • Institution of Naval Architects :
  • Annual Meeting and Dinner, 126
  • Spring Meeting and Programme, 308 Institution, North-East Coast, of Engineers and Shipbuilders, 43
  • Educational Committee’s Recommendations, Four Years’ Working, Spence, 43
  • Floating Djcks, Jarvis, 43, 305
  • Mild Steel and Iron, Effect of Work and Time on, Heck, 43
  • Papers, Forthcoming, List of, 305 Institution, The Royal :
  • Meetings, 176, 490 and Election of Members, 244, 381, 584
  • Programme of Lectures, 126, 381, 426 Standardisation in Various Aspects, Glazebrook, 310
  • Society, American, of Mechanical Eogineers : Programme, 440, 570 ^570°^’ Machinery, Papera on,
  • Society of Arts, Royal:
  • Gold Medal Award, 194 ; Albert Medal Award, 672
  • Society, Birmingham and Midland Institute Scientific:
  • Birmingham Electrical Supply Undertaking, Mr. Chattock’s Lecture, 245
  • Society of Chemical Industry :
  • Decennial Index, 57
  • Society, Civil and Mechanical Engineers :
  • Wheeled Vehicles. Some Devices for Absorption of Shock, Woollard, 88
  • Society, The Engineering, East London College: Pumps and Pumping Machinery, A. F. J.
  • Wright, 208
  • Society of Engineers:
  • New President’s Address, 16S Premiums Presented, 166
  • Road Surfaces, The Treatment and Formation of, 282
  • Society, The Faraday:
  • Utilisation of Atmospheric Nitrogen in the
  • Production of Calcium Cyanide, 598 Society, Glasgow Technical Co lege Scientific : Motor Cars, Manufacture of, Adams, 172 Zinc, Deposition of, for Protection cf Iron and Sceel Surfaces, S. Cowper-Coles, 140 Society, Ipswich Engineering:
  • Dinner, 94; Visit to Ipswich Gasworks, 516 Society, Liverpool E gineericg :
  • Annual Dinner, 122
  • Society of Mineral Industry of France :
  • Jubilee ; Presentation of Medals ; Visits, 664 Society, Physical, of London :
  • Artificial Fulgurites, Experiments, Butcher, 381
  • Experimental Investigation of the Nature of 7 Rays. Bragg, 381
  • Meetings, 440, 478, 678
  • Meeting, Plug Permeameter, &c , Drysdale, 336
  • Papers, Programme Announced, 208, 275, 478, 598
  • Short Spark Phenomena, Duddell, 381 Society, Royal Agricultural :
  • Prizes Offered for Newcastle Show, 180 Society, Royal Meteorological:
  • Annual Dinner, 674
  • Balloon Experiments in Barbados, d’Albuquerque, 546
  • Dawn of Meteorology, Hellmann, 296 Lightning, Observations on the Colour of, Spencer C. Russell, 546, 585
  • Prize Awards, 305
  • Ships’ Barometer Readings and Land Observations, Gold, 198
  • Snow Rollers, Browett, 198
  • Weather in Egypt and Abyssinia, 546
  • BAKER, Sir Benjamin, Memorial Fund, 674 Ballooning and Atmospheric Discoveries, 245 Balloons in Military Operations, Chatham Experiments, 115
  • and Temperature Investigations, 533 Batoum, Demand for Machinery, 639 Bauxite, Extensive Deposits in Georgia, 453 Berlin, Lighting by Incandescent Lamps, 269 Traffic Problem, 533
  • Beyer, Peacock’s Proposed Works in Canada, 194 Bicycle Imports to Switzerland, 269
  • Birds and Electric Transmission, 115 Blast Furnace Slag, Melting Point, 167
  • Furnaces and Pig Iron Output in France, 194
  • Blowers, High-pressure, Samuelson, 10 Blueing Small Steel Goods, 373
  • Board of Trade, Labour Returns, 533

Boilers:

  • Boiler, Dangerous, Prosecution of Owner and Penalty, 479
  • Explosion, The Greenwich. 477
  • Explosions in Germany, 61
  • French Water-tube, Tested, 194 , Plant at Liebig Company’s Factory, 305 Tube Manufacture, Lecture at Devon- port Dockyard, 115
  • Water-tube Tests Ordered by Admiralty,
  • Boilermakers’ Society Statistics, 533
  • BORAX in Tibet, Large Quantities, 35
  • Bordeaux, Imports of Machinery from United Kingdom, 665
  • Brazilian Imports of Machinery and Electrical Appliances, 245
  • Breakwater, Sennen Cove, Treasury Grant, 48 Bridgres:
  • Bridge, Concrete, near Auckland, New Zealand, 373
  • Quebec, Accident, Tests by Canadian Commissioners, 61
  • Damage from Wreckage Anticipated, 245
  • Southwark, Proposed Rebuilding, 297
  • Suspension, over the Sutlej in the PunjAb, 194
  • over Yalu River at Antung, Projected : Its Advantages and Disadvantages, 559
  • Bridge-building in Macedonia in Active Progress, 427
  • BRITISH Engines in Great Demand in Portugal, 323
  • Brush Gear, Pneumatic, for Turbo-generators, 559
  • Building and the Census of Production Act, 373
  • Stone and Weathering Phenomena, German Paper on, 61
  • Stones, Austrian Experiments, 219 Burma Concetsion for Mineral Prospecting, 269
  • CABLE Ropeway of Fifty-four Miles in Length,
  • Slide Rule Calculations, Callender’s, 478 Cadiz-Canaries Telegraph Cab?e, Proposed Dupl* ” Cairo Di
  • Calcium Carbide
  • Callender’s Cable Meeting, 570
  • Calorimeter, Fury’s, 61
  • Canals see Harbours and Waterways
  • Capetown, Proposal to Erect^Factories for Goods for Sale, 514
  • Carbide Furnaces, Relative Merits of Direct or Alternating-current, 555
  • Carbon Experiments by the Hon. C. A Parsons, 89
  • Carbonic Acid Gas, Experiments on Air of Manchester, 479
  • Cargo Fleet Ironworks and Blast Fumacemen, 141
  • Cement Trade in German East Africa, 401 Chain Cable Survey in the Navy, 115
  • Chili, Ironworks to be Established, 269 Chimney, 400ft., to Carry off Assay Furnace
  • Fumes, 613
  • Razing in Philadelphia, 167 Chimneyless House in America, 167 Chromium Discoveries, 219
  • Chinese Government Assistance for Students in Foreign Countries, 613
  • Cinematograph Films, Safe Substitute for Celluloid, 401
  • Clock, Single Wheel, 559

Coal, Collieries, and Coke:

  • Austria-Hungary’s Coal Production Statistics, 219
  • Barrow Colliery Disaster Inquiry, 11
  • Bentley, near Doncaster, Coal Discoveries at, 559
  • Briquettes of Bituminous Coal, United States Naval Trials, 479
  • California, Coalfield Opened up in, 89 Coal Dust Explosions, Remedy Suggested, 219 Exports, Large Increase, 35
  • Found Recently in Sussex, 479 and Patent Fuel Imports by French Island, 639
  • for Railways—see Railways
  • Trade Boom Enriches Miners, 269 Coalminers’ Eight Hours Bill, 194. 245, 373 Dean Forest, Coal Prices and Wages Rate in, 297
  • Eight Hours Bill, Coal and Gas Industries, 194, 245, 373
  • Formosa’s Coal Output, 141 France, Coal Consumption Increase, 349
  • Poor in Coal Mines, 354
  • French Syndicate for English Coal Mining, 35 Gas Coal, Increased Exports, 401
  • Hull Coal Trade, 167, 245, 479 Hungary, Coal Discovery in, 297
  • Coal Scarcity in, 427
  • Natal Collieries’ Output, 349
  • Newcastle-under-Lyme, Coal Tenders, Price Dependent on Eight Hours Bill, 323
  • New Zealand, Coal Supply, 194
  • Russian Trade Development, 609
  • Scotland, Coal Trade Decline and Wages in, 349 Scottish Coal Conciliation Board and Wages Reduction, 373
  • Spain, Reduction in Coal Imports, 141 Switzerland, British Steam Coal, Imports into, 297
  • Thorne, Yorkshire, Successful Borings, 665
  • COAST Erosion at Bexhill, 269
  • College, East London, Lecture on Electric Lighting, Professor J. T. Morris, 612 of Science and Technology, Imperial, Meeting, 193
  • Colombia’s Valuable Timber-transport Difficulties, 269
  • Compressed Air Replaces Hand Work on Wheel Lathe, 89

Concrete:

  • Concrete in Fly-wheels, 35
  • Institute Formed, 490
  • Method of Waterproofing, 115 and Mortar, Proportion of Water for Compressive Strength, 665 on Tank, Non-leaking, 613 Reinforced, Barges and Pontoons, 507 Poles, Tidnam’s Inveniion, 559 to Replace Wooden Bridges in Colorado, 35
  • on Steel, Tests by National Physical Laboratory, 639
  • Structures in Austria, Regulations regarding, 245
  • Trestle, Reinforced, Replaces Timber, 507
  • Walls, Water Tightness of, 585 Work, Cement Washing for Joining Old and New, 297
  • COPPER Mine in Telemarken, 167
  • Sulphide Deposits in Bengal, 269 United States Consumption, 349 Copper-plating by Immeraion, 297 Coppersmiths’ and Brassfounders’ Work, Imports into Switzerland, 323
  • Cowper-Coles Cement Process, 349
  • Crane, 50-Ton, in Portsmouth Dockyard, Removal, 652
  • 160-Ton Rammer-headed, at Keyham, Supports and Lifting Appliances, 401 Creosote as Pole and Sleeper Preservative, 479 Crompton Arc Works, Annual Dinner, 111; Club Entertainment, 43
  • Crystal Palace Engineering School, Papers and Premium Award, 409
  • DAM, Hauser Lake, Montana, Break, 518 Movable, Steel Bridges, &c., for Manitoba, 665
  • Deep Sea Researches, Mr. Hill at London Institution, 89
  • Devonport Dockyard, Reduction of Labour, 585 Telephone Service, 194 Diamond Industry Depression Closes Mine, 297 Workers in Antwerp, 401
  • Diesel Motor, Efficiency Tests at Berne, 639 Divers’ Air Pumps, Defect and Remedy, 323 Dock, Adelaide’s Proposed Dry, 427
  • Antwerp New Dry, 401
  • Construction on the SAdne at Lyons, 585
  • Floating at Copenhagen, Bar Removal Vetoed, 194
  • German, at Brunsbuhtel, 115, 401
  • Haulbowline Extensions, 89
  • Liverpool, Proposed. 492
  • and Supplies Base for Mid-Pacific, 613 Projected at Yarmouth, 194'
  • Dockyard, Maintenance of Spare Machinery Parts, 401
  • Draeger Rescue Breathing Apparatus, 427 Drills (Mining), Competition in Transvaal, 115
  • Dundee, University College, Proposed New Laboratories, 585
  • Dynamite Explosion in California, 219 and Nitro-glycerine Proportions, 141
  • EAR Protection during Gun Firing, Admiralty Dscisioo, 349
  • Earth’s Revolution Detected in Deep Shaft, 219 Ejector for Cleaning Concrete Basins, 373

Electrical Matters:

  • Alternators, Parallel-working, New Method for, 559
  • Barking Electric Station, Problematical Contingencies, 507
  • Bilbao, Water Power Stations for Light and Power, 613
  • Brazil, Electiic Development in, 507
  • British Colonial Electrical Contract Placed in United States, 11
  • China, Increase in Electrical Apparatus Imported, 559
  • Dynamo, Hand-driven, for Land Wireless Telegraphy, 373
  • Egypt, Electric Development in. Supplies from France and Germany, 533
  • Electric Discharges through Gases, Thomson, 297
  • Fitter Apprentices, Admiralty Inquiry, 434
  • Furnace in California, Lyon System, 401 Furnace, Stassano, at Turin, Results from, 141
  • Furnaces for Melting Sheffield Steel, 323
  • Generator in Utah, Unbroken Use for four Years, 427
  • Heaters, Novel Use in United States, 349
  • Light Experiments on Vegetation, 323
  • Light and Power Company in Manitoba, 194
  • Lighting for the City, Experiments, 29
  • Motors at Devonport to Replace Steam-driven Machinery, 463
  • Omnibus Service for Brighton, Experimental Trip from London, 453
  • Oscillations by Arc Method, Experiments, 453
  • Porcelain, 533 Power Stations in Spain, Great
  • Increase, 401, 427
  • Reduction and Steel Conversion in
  • India, Award by Government, 297
  • Supply Agreement, Heavy Penalty for Failure, 141 for Paris, 61 in Spain, 297
  • Stations in Holland, 269 for Tokyo, 427
  • Two-wire or Three-wire, 401 in West Ham, 89
  • Tools for Cleaning Belleville Boilers, 269 Units and Standards, International
  • Conference, Appointments, 479 Electricity Generated by Tidal Power at Cuxhaven, 61
  • for Plant Culture, Experiments at Regent’s Park, 11
  • Steam or Gas as Motive Power in. Spain, 401
  • Frequency Converter Patented, 373
  • Hackney Electricity Works Report, 297 Insulating Material, Muller's Patent, 141 Insulation Film of Special Eiamel, 373
  • Japan, Extended Use of Electricity, 427 Lapland, Electric-power Station for, 613 Mombasa, Proposed Electric Supply for, 585
  • Niagara Falls Electric Power, Regulations, 639 Peru, Electric Development in, 401
  • Power Works at Mulhausen, 11 Rotary Converter, Special Type, 613 Voltage Increase Experiments, 479
  • ELECTRO-TECHNICAL Commission, xnterca- tional, List of Members, 200
  • Emery Stone and Marble in Naxos, 559
  • Engineering Employers’ Association, 115
  • Engineers in India, Recruiting and Rates of Pay,. 613
  • Erosion and Reclamation, Foreshore, 61
  • Evaporation Measurements to be Madein Unitedx States, 89
  • Exhibition, Electrical, in Manchester, 269, 593
  • International Rubber and Allied Trades, 269
  • at St. Petersburz, 401.
  • Marseilles, International Electrical, 122, 349.
  • Municipal and Public Health, 349
  • Turin International, of 1911, 241, 349
  • Winnipeg Industrial, Agricultural Motors Competition, 276
  • Explosion at Kynochs’ Factory, Report, 373 Nitro-glycerine, near Montreal, 167
  • Explosive for Safe Blasting in Gassy Atmosphere,. 115
  • FAIR-WAGE Clause in Government Contracts,, 141
  • File Cleaning, 559, Sharpening, 35
  • Fire Boat, Trial on the Thames, Merryweather,. 638
  • Brigade Petrol-driven Vehicle, Merryweather, 409
  • Engine, Petrol-driven, for Bradford, 401
  • Engines, Automobile, German Trials, 409 Fireboats Tested, Largest in the World, 665 Fireproof Clay, Self-glazing, 559 Flying Machine Competition, 167, 479
  • Record in France, 401
  • Fog Signalling—see also undei' Railways
  • Signal Station at Flamborough Head, 594
  • Signals, Pneumatic, and Stranding of the- Vienna, 141
  • Forest Land in British Columbia, Canadian Government Reserves, 219
  • Forests and Rainfall, 479
  • Frankfort, Camber of Streets, 323
  • French Mining Report on Safety Appliances, 89 Quick-firing Gun Trials, 194
  • Friction Load and Total Load in United States^, 194
  • Fuel Briquette, 349
  • Supplies of East and West Canada, 373 Testing in United States, 11
  • Fuel Output in Italy, 11
  • Furnace Sight Holes for Stokers, 89
  • for Steel Production in Belgium, 297
  • GANGUES, Process for Working Up. 219 Gas for City of Loudon, Satisfactory Report, 373
  • Engine and Distraint for Rent, 199 Largest Existing, Tested, 194
  • Engines, Popularity in Spain, 323 Industries and Eight Hours Bill, 194, 245, 373 Mantle. Auer, Radiation. 269
  • Meter Testing Station, Middlesex, Fees and Expenditure, 507
  • Meters, Large Proportion of Failures under Test, 479
  • Natural, Abundant Supply in Canada, 373 Output and Value in United States, 61
  • Plants, Suction, Lectures Announced, 490 Poisoning from Gas Engines, Safety Measures, 167
  • Yields from Natural, Coal, Water, Mond, and other Gases, 479
  • Gases, Injurious, in Artificial Illumination, Inquiry, 297
  • Gas-driven Cotton Mill, 466
  • Gasholder, Largest in the World, 89 near Newcastle, Record Size, 373
  • German Chemical Firms, Increased Opening of Factories Abroad, 633
  • South Sea Expedition, 559
  • Germans in Shantung, 89
  • Germany’s Industrial Progress, 427
  • Glasgow University, Lord Rosebery as Chancellor. 349
  • Gold in Bechuanaland, 269
  • Discoveries and New Town in Nevada, 245
  • Discovery in British Columbia, 89
  • Find in Canada, 323
  • Law in the Transvaal, 349
  • Mines in Mysore, 349
  • Mining and the Chalmers-Wilder Oxygen
  • Process of Ore Extraction, 453 Output from Gold Coast, 373, 479,595 Output of the Transvaal, 269 Gothic Doorways, Bidlake, 297 Graphite, Artificial, 35 Grimsby as a Naval Base, 507

Harbours and Waterways:

  • Alexandria Harbour Works; Great Pass Opened, 297
  • Canals and Waterway, Royal Commission on. Publication of Evidence, 244 ; Resignation of Lord Kenyon, 323; Resumption of Sittings, 323 ; Returns and Analysis of, 671
  • Dundee Harbour Improvements, 141
  • False Creek Improvement Scheme, 382
  • Honolulu Harbour Dredeing, 639
  • Manchester Ship Canal, Receipts, 141
  • Dredging, 581 Mariager Fjord, Danish, to be Deepened, 194
  • Montreal, Channel Construction in the St. Lawrence, 585
  • Panama Canal, Cost to Exceed Estimates for Construction and Working,61 Eurooean Labourers and Rates of Pay, 245
  • Excavation Progress, 11, 269, 585
  • Suez Canal Deepening ; Passage of Vessels of Increased Draught, 639 Shipping Statistics, 613
  • Waterway, Inland, in New Jersey, 373
  • HELIUM Liquefied, Professor Onnes’ Discovery* 245
  • Hop-picker, Mechanical, 323 Huddersfield Electricity Accounts, 245 Hull Water and Gas Profits. 61
  • Hydro-Electro Plant, 60,000-Volt, Installed in Japan, 245
  • Hydro-Electric Supply for Riviera Towns, 373
  • INDIA and Applied Science Laboratories, 349 Mineral Wealth, 427
  • Rubber Plantations in Columbia, 323 Rubber Tree Cultivation on Black Sea Coast, 373
  • and the Salt Tax Question, 219 Infiltration of Water in Walls, Prevention of, 167 Iron in Belgium, Duty Payable at Terneuzan for Belgium and France, 245
  • Mines in Norway Reopened, 269 Ores. Brazil, SmeViog Difficulties, 373 Ore in California, 115
  • Imports from Spain, 89 in Minas Geraes, 479
  • Trade Association, British, Meeting, 490, 519 ; Resignation of Secretary, 492
  • Pig, from Belgian Blast Furnaces, 89 Production in United States, 219, 401
  • Trade, Scotch Returns, 35
  • and Steel Association, American, Statement of Production, 297
  • in Australia, Government Bounty to Manufacturers, 245
  • New Fatigue Test for, Stanton, 53S Pipe, To Distinguish, 219 Rust Prevention in, 639 Trade Returns, 373
  • Wages Board Return, Midland, 349 Irrigation in Asia Minor, 629 and Electric Supply in Formosa, 269 Isle of Wight, Coast Erosion and Removal of Shingle, 401
  • KERR, Stuart’s Works at Stoke-on-Trent, 360
  • Kieselguhr, Various Uses for, in Germany, 639 ,
  • Kynoch’s Projected Explosives Factory in Natal, 61 i
  • LABOUR Statistics for April, 585
  • Laboratory, Electrical, for Oxford University, 665
  • Laboratories, Noiseless, for Experiments, 666
  • Lamp, Glow, New Form of, 141
  • Metallic Filament: Irs Drawbacks, 269
  • Lamps, Acetylene, for Mine Survey Work, 297
  • Lamps, Metallic and Carbon Filament, 194
  • - Tantalum, Cause of Shortened Life, 665
  • Lampholder for Temporary Connections, Electric, 167
  • Land Drainage and Reclamation in Italy, 533
  • Leicester, Extensive Works Projected, 373
  • Lifts in Madrid, 349
  • Light Visibility, Experiments by Germany and Holland, 269
  • Lighthouse at Oahu, near Honolulu, 585 Accounts, 167
  • Lightning, Observations on the Colour of, Spencer C. Russell, 546, 585
  • Lignite from Prussian Mines, 373
  • London County Council Trade Scholarships, 332
  • Lord Kelvin, Proposed Memorial, 518
  • MACHINE Tools, American, 306
  • Machinery in Columbia from United States, 323
  • - Idle at Woolwich, 297
  • - and Mechanical Appliances, Imports into Switzerland and Origin, 323
  • Magnetic Observatory at Plymouth, 61
  • Manganese from Coblenz, 373
  • - Discovery near Karachi, 323 Industry, Expansion in India, 401
  • Marconi Stations for Canadian Government, 507
  • - Transatlantic Station, Details of, 89
  • Marine Engine Equipment for American Lake Steamer, 585
  • Matches, Phosphorus, Prohibition Suggested, 453
  • Mathematical Society for Manchester, 219
  • - Tables, Pocket-folding, Spon, 542
  • Mathematicians’ International Congress, 373
  • Mathematics for Engineering Students, 349.
  • Mechanical Stokers, Lecture, Bennis, 426
  • Merchandise Marks Act Amendment, 269
  • Metallic Filament, Tungsten, &c.. Method of Increasing Specific Resistance, 533
  • - Tantalum, Increased Use, 245 Zinc from Low-grade Ores, 141
  • Metallurgy, Readership in, Founded by Goldsmiths’ Company, 323
  • Meteorological Forecasts by Telegram for Harvest Operations, 559
  • Metrical System, Opposition to Compulsion, 373
  • Mexico’s Industrial Advance, 427
  • Mica in Electrical Engineering, 349
  • - Ground. Its Uses, 297
  • Mine Mules, Working Conditions, 141
  • Mineral Output of New South Wales, Record Value in 1907) 373
  • Researches in Dead Sea District, 613
  • Miners’ Rescue Stations and Apparatus in South
  • Wales, 613
  • Mines, Blue-book, Particulars on, 219 Dspartment, Egyptian, Suppressed, 61 Drainage, South Staffordshire, 11 and Protective Tariffs, Australian, 61 in the Rand, Working Costs Reduction,
  • 61 ; Output, 323
  • Royal Commission on Safety, 35
  • Water Boring Plant for Argentine, 297
  • Miners in Belgium, Strike Threatened, 323
  • Eight Hours Bill Opposed, 89
  • Housing Inquiry, 11
  • Strike at Nottingham, Losses Caused, 219 in the Transvaal, Number and Nationality, 323
  • Working Underground in India, Statistics of Numbers and Sexes, 141
  • Mining Instruction Scholarships Offered by Bengal Government, 269
  • Machinery for Colombia; Portability Requisite, 507
  • Motor Car Industry, British, 141
  • Manufacture in Tokio, 323
  • Race for Slowness, 141
  • in Java, 540
  • Lorries for Transport of Spanish Mines Products, 323
  • Omnibuses and the City, 559 Road, Projected, London to Windsor, 11 Projected, from Pretoria to near
  • Johannesburg, 373
  • Show at Agricultural Hall, 198 Vans, Petrol, for Mail Carrying, 533 Vehicles, Census in Germany, 613 Increased Use in Germany, 639 in Spain, Slow Development, 453 for United States Army Service, 115
  • Motorists’ Conference, 269
  • NATIONAL Physical Laboratory, Appointments, 438
  • Naval Cadets Pass List from Dartmouth Royal Naval College, 541
  • Gun-making in Scotland, 453
  • Gunnery, New Regulations, 89
  • Nickel Steel Alloy, Invar. 507
  • Nitrates, Electrical, of, in Norway, 167
  • Nitrogen Peroxide and Bromine, M. Dufour’s Investigations, 507
  • Norway and Sweden, Ore Export Agreement. 349
  • Nyassaland Protectorate, Mineral Survey, 269
  • OBSERVATORY, Astronomer Royal’s Annual Report, 665
  • Oil Depot at Tarnchapel, 639
  • Engine Lighting Station in Pennsylvania, 349 Fuel Installations, Lecture at Devonport Dockyard, Rider, 323
  • Pipe in California 256 Miles Long, 35
  • Wells at Baku, Steel Casing for Lining, 585 Olive Oil Production in Uruguay, 453 Ores, Low-grade, Utilisation of, by De Saval’s Patents, 141
  • Ottawa Branch of Royal Mint, 35 and Georgian Bay Canal Survey, 141 Mint, First Output of Silver Coin, 401
  • PAPER Pulp from Bamboo Grass, 89
  • Patent Law, British, Effect on Germany, 453
  • Peat Briquettiog Plant in United States, 401
  • for Generating Electricity, 373
  • Petroleum found in Argentina during Borings for Water, 115
  • as Fuel in Russia, 297
  • Petroleum, Pipe Line, Baku and Batoum, 613
  • Production in the United States, 194 Spring in Spain, 115
  • Photographing Voice Vibrations, 453
  • Pig Iron from Belgian Blast Furnaces, 533
  • Plague and Cholera, Precautions at Mediterranean Ports, 219
  • Portable Blacksmith’s Shop for Missouri Pacific Railway, 665
  • Portsmouth, Submerged Barrier Commenced, 114
  • Post-office Accounts, 194
  • Potteries Towns Federation Scheme, 297
  • Producer Gas Plant in Canada, Increase, 61
  • Pumps, Windmill, British, for South Africa, 297
  • Pyrometry, Method to Secure Accuracy, 219
  • RADIUM, Atomic Weight, Thorpe, 401 Baths for Austria, 89

Railways and Tramways:

  • Accidents, United Kingdom Railways, 401 United States, 269
  • Accumulator Cars on Prussian State Railways. 479 '
  • American Locomotive for French Railway, 323 Amsterdam and North Holland Electric Railways, Projected, 427
  • Amur Railway Projected, 323, 427, 453. 507, 639 ApatoliaUj Railway, Improvements, 297 Anglo-German Loan for Chinese Railway, 61 Antung-Mukden Narrow-gauge Railway, 574 Argentina General Railroad Law, 453 Argentine Railway Extension, 269 Argentine and Bolivian Railway, 453
  •  ? Arlberg Tunnel, Track Electrification, 297 Ashes and Street Refuse Removed at Night by • Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company, 453
  • Assam Bengal Railway Company’s Fire Protective Plant at Chittagong, 322
  • Austrian Railway Electrification, 479
  • State Railways, Sleepers for, 310 ; Heavy Expenditure, 639
  • State Railways Use English Briquettes, 323, 401
  • Bagdad Railway, Germany’s Agreement with the Porte, 613
  • Barry Railway Servants’ Grievances, 167 Belgian Railways, Decrease of Private Ownership, 61
  • State Railway Coal Contract, 373
  • Benares Electric Installation for Lighting and Tramways, 427
  • Bengal, Railway Amalgamation Proposed, Bridge at Saraghat, 373
  • Bengal-Nagpur Railway and Indian Colliery Syndicate, 373
  • Benguella-Railway, Objects of Construction, 194, 323 ’
  • Bergen and Christiania Railway, 388
  • Berlin City and Suburban Projected Railway, 435
  • Boston Elevated Railways, Rewards to Workpeople, 141
  • Bray and Enniskerry, Proposed Electric Tramway, 269
  • Brazil Central Railway Extension, 269 Railway Mileage, 479
  • Transport Difficulties, Reads and Railways, 507
  • Brazilian Railway Construction by Brussels Company, 61
  • British Columbia Railway for Gypsum Transport 323
  • East Africa, Mr. Winston Churchill’s Views, 245
  • East India Railway Mileage, Working Costs and Revenue, 323
  • Railway Statistics by Board of Trade, 585
  • Brussels, Electrification of Railroad near, 219 Buenos Aires and Pacific Railway, Longest Straight” in the World, 60
  • Buffalo, Lockport and Rochester Railway, Electric Power from Niagara. 279
  • Caledonian Riilway Station, Glasgow, 559 Camels and Elephants in Railway Construction, 115
  • Canada, Great Increase in Large Buildings for Railways and Towns, 665
  • Western, Development and Need of Railway Extension, 401
  • Canadian Grand Trunk Railway Report, 349 to Run Cheap Trains, 11 Locomotive Headlights, 453 Northern Railway Company, Government Permission for Increase of Capital, Charter Granted, &c., 215 Railway Extensions. 115 Railway, New Track Mileage in 1907
  • Railway Survey, 427 Pacific Rulway, Second Track Extensions, 167 and China Mail Contract, 665
  • Railway Accidents due to Broken Rails, 141
  • Construction, Great Activity in, 269; Government Support, 613, 639
  • Dynamite Explosions and Loss of Life, 401
  • Carriage Lighting by Acetylene on French Northern Railway, 267
  • Central South African Railways Commission Report, 401
  • Chatham, Gillingham, and Rochester Tramways, 427
  • Chicago City Railway, Car Payment System, 453 Freight Tunnels, Extensions, 167 Subway, Car and Railroad Statistics, 115, 533
  • Chili and Argentina, New Railway, 35, 156 Chilian Government Proposes Electrification of State Railways, 373
  • China’s Control over Railways, 115, 427, 559 Chinese Railway Construction, Threatened Boycott of English, 61
  • Extension and Russian Views, 401; Russian and Japanese Division, 585
  • Difficulties in Extension o?, 533 Expenses of British Section, 115
  • City and South London Radway Report, 167 Clapham Junction Improvements, 89, 167
  • Coil Haulage Rates to be Increased, 245
  • used by American Railways, 167
  • Colombia, Motor Service Projected for, 245
  • RM^road Suppliesfrom United State?, Concrete Pile Fouudat'ons for Conduit Line of Long Island Railroad, 61 Cornish Portion of Great Western System, Improvements, 269
  • Cornwall, Recorl Railway Run Through, 533 Corrosion of Steel Bridges Caused bv Locomotives, 453
  • Coupled Wheels on Electric Car Motor Bogies, Saving in Energy Consumption, 245
  • Dalmuir to Loch Lomond Tramway, 507
  • Danish Railway Extension, 373
  • Danube to the Adriatic, Proposed Railway, 269 ; Russian, Italian and French Support, 328 Devon and Cornwall New Light Railway, Bere Alston and Callington, 245
  • District Railway’s Fast Service, 194
  • Dyke for Protection of Southern Railway, United States, 613
  • East London Railway’s Poor Prospects, 115 Electric Delivery Vehicle, 5-TOD, in Pittsburg, 613
  • Lighting and Overhead Trolley Tramways for Vladivostock, 141
  • Rail way of Exceptional Typein Indiana,
  • Extension in Germany, 479,613
  • Electric Railway, Single-phase, Extension in Switzerland, 585
  • Tramway Systems in Spain, 479 Electrification of Railways in Alsace-Lorraine, Suggested Extension, 613 Professor Kapp’s Lecture at Royal Institution, 89 Electro-pneumatic Riilway Signalling, Introduction in Scot'and, 507
  • Elevator, Largest Single Grain in the World, for Great Northern Railway of America, 141 Ethiopian Railway Construction, French Company in Abyssinia, 35, 89
  • Fog Signalling, No7/ Apparatus Invented, 559 Fort Churchill, Future Capital of Hudson Bay, 613, 665
  • French Railway Connection with the Simplon, 194
  • Vicinal Railway Construction, 585 West Africa Railways to Connect the Soudan and French Guinea, 61 Furness Railway Report, 167 Galician Frontier, New Railway Projected, 427 Gas Engine Generating Unit on Milwaukee Northern Railway, Severe Test, 219 Gateshead Tramway Receipts, 297 German C jlonies, Railway Extension in, 323 East Africa, Railway Extension, 167 Non-stop Railway Runs, 522 Protectorates, Railway Construction, 435, 507
  • Railway Accidents and Hours of Service, 323
  • State Railways, Freight Rolling Stock, Proposal for Pooling, 141
  • Tax on Railroad Tickets, 215
  • Glasgow and South-Western Railway’s Proposed Amalgamation with Midland Company, 89
  • and South-Western Railway,, Report, 297
  • Tramways Extension, 349
  • Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, Extension of Rocky Mountain Section, 297
  • Great Central Railway’s New “ Doncaster- avoiding ” Line, 585 and Great Northern Agreement, Developments, 115, 167, 194 ; Objections, 319 Increased Coal Bill, 141 and Locomotive Construction, 585
  • Great Eastern Railway and Electrical Supply, 89
  • Half-yearly Report, 141 Harwich and Antwerp Traffic, 427
  • Retirement of Mr. Holden and Appointment of his Soo, 141 Great Northern Railway, Cost of Land Purchased, 194
  • Piccadilly, and Brompton Railway, Traffic Returns, 11 of Scotland Railway, New Goods Yard at Deeside, 11 Great Western Railway, Passenger Statistics, 167
  • Various Extensions, Report, 167, 219 and Port Talbot Railways, Agreement Signed, 141 Greece and Turkey, Proposed Railway Connection, 194
  • Halifax Tramway Equipment, 219 Hammersmith to Putney, Overhead Trolley Tramway Projected, 401, 427
  • Havana Central Railroad, Projected Rail and Ferry Extensions, 194
  • Highland Railway Company, Doubling of Track, 613; Report, 297
  • Huddersfield Tramways, Doubling Track, 11, 685
  • Hungarian Traffic, Great Increase, 349 Indian Railways, Report for 1907, 673 Italian Passenger Rates, Great Reductions, a27 State Railways, Imnrovements, 61 Servants’ Demands, 2 and Swiss Riilway Extension, 89jj 603
  • Japan and China, Electric Railways a ways, 559
  • Japanese Railway Nationalisation, 3 Railways and European 323
  • Jerusalem, New Railway Projecte Knott End Railway Company’s Bi Lanarkshire Tram ways Extensio gow, 323
  • Lancashire and Yorkshire^ R Tests for Workmen, 585 ; Train Service, 185 ; Propos 665
  • Lane ister-Heysham-Morec Electric Raihv y, 141 Lsels and BrAdford Tra
  • Light Railways Commissioners’ Orders Con firmed, 167. 219, 373, 559
  • Tramways Report, 373 Loeb Lomond, Rapid Progress of Tramways to, Locomotive, Historio, Stored at Cork, 453 ^tput in the United States, 401
  • a—.
  • Improvements, 89, 167 Nortb-’Western Collision near
  • Report 194; Short Time, 479 °^592^°“‘*^'^®®*®‘'“ Guide,
  • ratersbe Electrically Ope- M:nXst“‘KtricX.2way:‘^c“olr^ Met^politan Railway, AuSatk S?gnallfng, Mexican Government and the Railways, 194 Railways’ Change of p Name, 373
  • Railroad Construction, 349 ivr-ji J n Extension, 401
  • Midland Railway, Branch Lines Concentration
  • Yud at Seymour Junction, 349
  • ^401"^®'^ Opened,
  • Extension from Mirfield to Huddersfield. 559
  • Half-yearly Report, 194 Men’s Grievance, 453 Rail Motor Services, 453 Reduction of Porters, 401 Staveley, Extension of Sid- ings, 479
  • Mineral Traffic on Midland and North-Eastern Joint Railway, 479
  • Mommedes Railway, West Africa, Extension, ^Ra'ilw^yOoV"' Government
  • New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad,
  • Increased Electrification, 61, 453 XT- - Cheap Fares, 568
  • Nigenan, North, Railway Extension, Progress,
  • Western Railroad, Feed-water KT Locomotive Boilers, 194
  • North British and Caledonian Railways Economies, 115 I
  • Eastern Railway Coal Contracts, 11 Communication between Engine Drivers mi-, Signalmen, 427 Eleotncal Station at West Hartlepool, 89
  • Railway’s Proposed New Station at Northallerton, 89 and Scarborough Corporation, 141 to Construct Accumu- latorfor GooloBridge Hydraulic Appara- XT X - 323
  • Nuremberg Railway Station, Reinforced Concrete Platform, Shelter at. 559
  • Parcels Express by South Metropolitan Tram- car, o7u
  • Paris-Orleans Railway, Novel Type of Locomo- j^'re-box, 373; (Letter), Vll Underground Metropolitan Railway, Caisson Accident, 11 ?D , - Extension, 427
  • Pennsylvania Railroad, All-steel Cars, 373
  • East River Tunnels, Progress Made, 245 Interlocking Towers 194
  • Level Crossings, Reduo- p - „ r. **o“. 401
  • Pensions for Liverpool Tramway Men, 297
  • Pirajus-Larissa Railway Opened, 323
  • Pittsburg Industrial Reaction, 141
  • Portable Sub-station for Electric Railways in St. Louis, 507 '
  • Railway Extension,
  • Postal Service by Underground Railway in Vienna, 115
  • Power Plant for Italian Railways, 427
  • Prussian State Railways, Locomotive Performance, 503
  • A „ 1 J p , Motor Coaches, 349
  • Queensland Railway and Land Settlement, 373 Rail Identification Marks on Pennsylvania Railroad, 613
  • Loading Device, 665 Rails for Austria, Heavier, 219 '
  • Railway Accidents. Board of Trade Returns, 89 Club: Half an hou- in the Erecting) ?nop — The Locomotive, H. F Anelay, 322
  • B^es, Board of Trade Conference, Proposed, 61
  • pules Neglect and Labour Union’s
  • - Influence in America, 245
  • Servants’ Pension System in France JC'.. 245 ’
  • „ and Conciliation Boards, 479
  • ^158’'^“®“ Returns,
  • i^ys and the Trade of Great Britain. C. L ^-ards, 297
  • Freight Transpoit by Canadian Line. 61 aneuo Sinele-track Motor Car Lines 479 ’
  • , „S"bMban Railway Traffic, 219 ok Built in Russia for ItaUan and Roumanian Railways, 11 for German State Railways, Large Orders, 11 cast Railway, Projected, 533
  • Statistics in, 533 (Iway Rolling Stock, 427 . Railway Trade Relations,639
  • Railways, Extent and usion, 427. 559
  • Russian Gov^nment, Proposed on Afghanistan Frontier, 245
  • St. Paul, Minneapolis and Seattle. Electric Railway Company, 873
  • Santiago to Corunna, Railway Connection Proposed. 245, 297
  • Scotch Railway Staff Reductions, 269
  • Scottish Railways Agreement and Curtailment of Service, 141, 219, 297
  • Seattle Electric Railway, Fenders for, 269 Shanghai Railway Loan, 269
  • -Nanking Railway, Completion, 349 Sheffield Tramway Receipts, 349 Shire Highlands Railway Completed, 373 Shorncliffe Camp, Naw Station Near, 323 Siam Railway Statistics, 245
  • Siberian Railway, Automatic Device for Registration of Trains. Times, Number of Cars, &c., 639 Doubling the Track, 639
  • Signal Horns for Prussian State Railways, 533 Signalling in Indiana, Block System Ordered by State Railroad Commission, 349
  • Simplon Tunnel, Fluctuating Traffic, 401 Single phase Railway in Pennsylvania, 533 Snow Melting by Salt on Tramway Tracks, 373 South American Inter-Continental Riilway. 115 Eastern and Chatham Railway, Half- yearly Reports, 140
  • Indian Railway Company, Motor Omnibus Service, 401
  • London Tramways, Further Electrification Proposed, 373
  • Shields and Jarrow Tramways, 11
  • Wales Mineral Railway and Port Talbot Railway and Docks Agreement, 11 Southern Manchurian Railway, Progress in Improvement, 533
  • Spanish Railways, at Reduced Rates, 297 Superheaters, Tests on Canadian Pacific Railroad, 89
  • Switzerland Increasing Trafficto, South-Eastern and Chatham Railway, Additional Service, 3i9
  • Table Mountain Electric Railway, 219 Tachographs for French Line Locomotives, 323 Taff Vale Railway Collision, 115
  • Proposal to Substitute Bridge for Level Crossing, 245 Tehuantepec Railway and Rolling Stock, Satisfactory Condition. 559
  • Telephone Used for Train Dispatching in United States, 585
  • Texas, Railroad Increase in, 61
  • Tientsin to Nankin Railway Projected, 533 Tottenham Court-road Station on Two Tube Railways, 245
  • Touapse, Railway and Improved Harbour, 453 Trackless Trolley Lines in Germany, 245 Tramway, First Class Cars in Liverpool, 639 Returns of Liverpool and Tyneside, 61
  • Track Cleansing, Legal Liability, 348 Tramways and Light Railways Association, Committee’s Progress, 297
  • Tube Railway, Victoria to Cricklewood, 453 Uganda Railway Expenditure, 297
  • United States and Canada, Increase in Railway Rolling Stock, 427
  • Law and Railway Rates, 323 Mail Service, Increased Use of Electrical Transportation, 323 Railway Extension, Decrease, 401 Used 100,000,000 Railway Sleepers in 1906, 401
  • Venezuela Railway Statistics, 11 Vesuvius Electric Railway, Working, 507 Vincenza Construction Works for Railway Material, 323
  • Volterra Railway, Extension, 665
  • Walsall Tramway Accounts, Analysis of, 167 Western Ohio Railway Company Adopts Red
  • Rear Lights and Flags instead of Green, 141 Wetterhorn Railway, Trial Trips, 141 Wireless Truck Control on Union Pacific Railroad, 613
  • Wood and Asphalt Paving for Tramway Roads, 297
  • RAINFALL in Thames Basin, 427
  • Ramsay, Sir W., Succeeds Lord Kelvin as Member of Amsterdam Academy, 638
  • Refrigerating Industries, International Congress in Paris, Programme, 149 ; Postponement, 336
  • Refuse Destruction at Greenock, 173, 516, 646— see Miscellaneous Index, Rtfuse
  • Rickens Tunnel, Switzerland, Pierced, 349 Rifle, Noiseless, Maxim’s, 6b9
  • Road Congress at Paris, International, 383 Surface Treatment, Mixture for, 194 Traction Engineers’ Society’s Meeting, 349
  • Rock Drill Prizes in the Transvaal, 167 Rocket Apparatus for Use from Shipboard, 349 Rolling Mill Eagine, Notable, 219
  • Rontgen Ray Tube to Prevent Bums, 533 Society’s Report, 401
  • Rosyth, Land for Explosives Factory, 453 Rotely Scholarships Examination, 176 Rouen,Loan for Port Equipment, 401
  • Royal Observatory, Greenwich, Jupiter’s New Satellite, 634
  • Royal Society of Arts, 115
  • Rubber Cultivation in Dutch East Indies, 559 Russian Arctic Expedition, 115
  • and American O.U Supplied to Spain, 269
  • ST. MARGARET’S Bay, Testing the Strata, 507 Salt Springs in Uganda, 373
  • San Francisco, Fire Protection and General Improvement Schemes, 194
  • Sewage Pumping, Automatic, by Electrically- driven Centrifugal Pumps, 585 and Tramway Scheme for Leeds, 115 Works for Batley, 35

Ships:

  • Argonaut’s Firing Results, 639
  • Austria, Triple-screw Steamers for, Gourlay Brothers, 212
  • Belgian Mercantile Marine, Apprentices, 453 Bucket Dredger for Port Said, Lobnitz, 306 Canadian Liner’s Record Passage, 401 Caractacus Laid Down at Pembroke Dockyard, 639
  • Clyde, Analysis of Vessels Launched, 349 Shipbuilding Depression, 11
  • Ships {continued}:
  • Coaling Records, British and German, 219 Colliers for United States Navy Needed, 453 Collingwood, H.M. Battleship, Date of Completion, 323
  • Cruisers, Admiralty Changes, 219
  • Destroyer Lightning in Collision, 194 Destroyers Ordered from Private Firms, 69 Dreadnought’s Cruise to Test Propellers, 5 'Speed Performance, 400
  • Explosion, Hydrogen, on French Submersible Ventose, 11
  • French Warships Scrapped, 533
  • German Battleship Biyern, 19,000 Tons, 35 Boat, Dirigible by Electricity from a Distance, 194
  • Warships to be Built by German Subjects only, 297
  • Ghurka Damaged by Collision, 61
  • Heliopolis and Cairo, Turbine Steamers for Egyptian Mail Service, 297
  • Leda, H.M. Torpedo Gunboat, in Collision, 167 Lifeboats, Launching of, from Ships, 532 Lloyd’s Shipping Returns, 373
  • Mauretania’s Speed, 373, 453
  • Minotaur, H.M. Cruiser, Trials, 115
  • Naval Office-s, Dockyard Instruction for, 11 Orient Company’s Mail Contract with Commonwealth Government, New Ships for, 427
  • Peninsular and Orientjl Company’s New Ships, 167
  • Propellers, Solid, Bull’s Metal and Melloid Company, 149
  • Rosjth Naval Base, New Road, 11, 141
  • Russian Arctic Expedition, 115 Naval Estimates, 219 Shipping, Great Increase, 373 Turbine Torpedo Cruisers to be Built in England, 427
  • St. Vincent’s Turbine Machinery, 518 Shipbuilding in Canada, Propssed Government Bounty on Tonnage, 263 Dispute, 97
  • Output of the Wear, 585
  • Shipping Returns at Lloyd’s, 194
  • Sirene Submarine, Plunging at Full Speed, 507 Spanish Navy, Reconstruction, 453 Sponge Fishery by Submarine Boat, 323 Steamer Experiments at Sixty Miles an Hour, 115
  • Submarine to be Launched from Cherbourg, Largest yet Built, 427 New Designs, 533
  • Submarines, French, Provided with Buoys Fitted with Telephones, 35 453
  • Suevic’s First Voyage after Reconstruction, 61 Talbot, Fittings for Magazine-cooling Equipment, 349
  • Tartar, H.M. Turbine Destroyer, Trials, 115, 426
  • Temeraire’s Armour-platiner and Machinery, 479
  • Torpedo Boat, No. 99, Reconstruction after Sinking, 349, f 07
  • Boats, Thornycroft’s, 149, 639 Destroyer, No. 17, Denny, 486 Fleet Moorings in Southampton Water, 401
  • Turbine Steamer Copenhagen for Great Eastern Railway Company, 167
  • Turret Deck Steamer Nordsee for Ore Transport, 479
  • United States Scout Chester’s Trials, 305 Vanguard’s Keel Laid, 373
  • Water-tight Doors, Naval Regulations, 297 SHOVELS, Steam and Electric, 115 Siberia, Waterway Across, 269
  • Smoke Density Meter, Kunze, 297 Prevention in the United States, 269 Nuisance and Mechanical Stoking, Bennis, 175
  • Soldering Fluid for Railway Shops, 35
  • Spanish Navy and Arsenal Reconstruction, 659 Staffordshire Education Committee and Mining Instruction, 141
  • Steam Consumption Meter, New German Patent, 323
  • Engines in Spain, British, 349 Pipe Vibration Minimised, 297 Ploughing in Natal, Unsuccessful, 453 Steel, Bessemer, Production in United Scales, 349
  • Ingots, British Output, 427
  • Plate Rolls, Largest ever Manufactured in United Kingdom, 11 I
  • Rails, Tests by National Physical Laboratory for Great Northern Railway, 479 and Titanium Alloy, 559
  • Submarine Signalling, Board of Trade Conference, 115
  • Chamber of Shipping to Urge Adoption, 141 in English Channel, 453 Construction and its Expenditiie in New York, 373, 427
  • Sulphuric Acid in Mine Water, 639 !
  • Superheated Steam, Specific Heat Tests, 167 Swiss Company for Russian Coal and Iron Mines, 115
  • Imports of Machinery and Vehicles, 245
  • TANTALUM, Its Qualities and Uses, 269, 302
  • Taps, Removal when Broken, by Hydrochloric ' Acid, 269
  • Tarring Roads in Kent, Cost and Council’s Offer, 373
  • Taximeter Motor Cabs for Birmingham and other Midland Towns, 245
  • Technical Institutions, Association of Teachers, 541
  • Telegraph Cable Damages, Irish Trawlers Accused, 559
  • Companies for Territorial Army, 388 Construction Bill, 167 Telegraphy, Wire and Wireless, 219
  • —see also Wireless
  • Telephone Cables, Self-induction, Method of Increasing, 349
  • Extension between England and the Continent, 297
  • Telephones in Denmark, Mixed State and Private Control, 401 in Italy, Transfer to Government, 61, 665 in Warsaw, Increased Use, 533
  • Telephony—see also Wireless
  • Temperature in Arizona, Change of 80 Deg., 401 Measurement of Molten Metals, 665
  • Temperature Observation^ in Deep Boring 613 mt . T,. by Balloon, 167 ’
  • Tests of Pipe Fittings, 349
  • Thames Conservancy, New Dredger, Proposed Improvements, 126, 484
  • Timber Output in British Columbia, 194 Tin Mines in Saxony and Bohemia, 167
  • Tinol for Soldering, 89
  • Torpedo Experiments at Cherbourg, 182
  • - in United States Navy, 665 Factory at Greenock, 529
  • - Recovery during Practice Firing, 397
  • Tractor, Competition for Light Military, 652
  • Trade Mark Registration and the Austro-Hungarian Commercial Treaty, 323
  • Trade Marks in Japan, 533
  • Trades Unions and Overtime, 11
  • Trafford Park Power Station, Dinner, 310
  • Tramway and Vehicle Workers’ Association, Allowances Question, 585
  • Tube Trade Agreement, Efforts at Extension, 297 Renewal, 323
  • Tungsten Filaments, Method to Effect Constancy of Lighting Power, 323
  • - in Ore, Test for, 219
  • Tunnel, Rotherhithe to Shadwell, Opening, 373
  • Turbine Locomotives, German Experiments, 11
  • - Operation, Steam, School Instruction in, in United States, 61
  • Steam, Low-pressure Working, 194
  • Testing Plant in United S ates,.ll Turkey to Purchase French Port for Heraclea Coal Mines, 479
  • Turkish Army Adopts Automobiles, 427 ?
  • UNEMPLOYMENT in Engineering Trades, 50"
  • Union des Ingenieurs Soitis des Ecoles Speciales de Louvain, Members and Journal, 634
  • United States Labour Laws, 115
  • University College New Buildings, Opening, 245
  • University of London : Lectures on Sewering, Scott-Moncrieff, 426
  • Uruguay Government Claims and River Plate, British Protest, 323
  • VESUVIUS’ Loss of Height, 194 Proposals to Check Explosions and
  • Utilise Lava, 427
  • WAGES of Apprentices in Government Dockyards, 463
  • Water Heater for Utilisation of Waste Heat in an Oil Engine, 167
  • - Softener for Pennsylvania Railroad, 479
  • - Falls in America, Efforts to Prolong Flow, 35
  • - Filtration, Alpine Gravity Plant, 507
  • - Power from Mexican Rivers, 219

Water Supply:

  • Bore-holes at the Garden City, 110
  • Dawson, Yukon, Warmed before Pumping, 245
  • Fever and Water Supply, Investigations in Pittsburg, 544
  • Fylde Water Board, Engineer’s Retirement, 559
  • Letchworth Bore-holes, 110
  • Manchester, 115
  • Metropolitan, Rainfall and Thames Flow, 245
  • Pollution near Cockermouth, 533
  • Rio de Janeiro, Increased Supply, 585
  • Southwark and Vauxhall Division, Improved by Walton Reservoirs, 373
  • Underground, for London, 585
  • Warwick Reservoir, 194
  • Water Board Charges, Manufacturers’ Complaints, 297; Revision, 401
  • Waterworks for Worcester, Cape Colony, 401
  • Well in Churchyard, 269
  • WEIGHTS and Measures in India, 453 Numbers Stamped, 427
  • Welding Copper to Steel Wire, 141
  • White Tin from Cassiterite, Cost of, 323
  • Winding Engine at Pontypridd, 665
  • Machinery for Straight Mile Shaft in Michigan, 219
  • Windmills for Electric-power Generation, 507
  • Wireless Telegrams, Private, Naval Vessels, 427
  • Telegraphy from Balloons, Italian Experiments, 35
  • on the Baltic Sea Coast, 427, 665
  • on Benadir Coast, 479
  • Canadian Service between Larger Islands, 382
  • Dangers to Operators, 613
  • Development in the United States, 167
  • Extension in the Navy, 479
  • Gorman Legislation to Regulate, 115
  • Havana, 297
  • Longsand Lightship, 245
  • Marconi’s Views, 219
  • fur Mine Explosion and Torpedo Direction, 401
  • Numerous Pacific Coast Stations, 6^9
  • Poulsen Station, near Copenhagen, Details of, 585
  • between St, Petersburg and Vlbdivostock, 349
  • at Humber Mouth, 245
  • Station in Morocco, 427
  • Station, near Odessa, 115
  • Station in Sicily, 665
  • Underground in Paris, 167
  • from Zanzibar, 35
  • Telephony, Dr. Lee de Forest’s Experiments, 461
  • Wolverhampton, Additional Reservoir and Pumping Plant, 141
  • Wood from Africa, Great Variety and Special Qualities of, 245
  • - Poles for Telegraph and other Work in United States, Experiments in Preservation Methods, 245
  • - for the Tyne from Russia, 323
  • Woodworking Machinery for Canada, 570
  • Woods Coloured by Injection of Dye, 507
  • Workers’ Federation, Government, at Woolwich, Conference, 167
  • Workmen’s Compensation: What is an Accident? 322, 677
  • Wrecks and Casualties, Lloyd’s Returns, 123
  • ZINC Mining in Mexico, 401
  • - Poisoning on Men-of-War, 269

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