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The Engineer 1885/03/20

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Main Subjects

  • Contents, p 236.
  • Arlberg Tunnel, p 220.
  • Davis's Positive Action Cut-Out and Contact Changer, p 231. (Illustrated)
  • Dean Wire Stretcher, p 219. (Illustrated)
  • Editorial, p 227.
    • The Admiralty and the Navy.
    • Madras and Columbo Harbours.
    • Boiler Efficiency.
    • An Extraordinary Verdict.
    • The Travellers Rest.
    • Sheffield Steel for Heavy Ordnance.
    • Strike of Colliery Lads.
    • The Building Trades Exhibition.
    • Wear Coal Shipments.
    • Disabling General Gordon's Steamers.
    • Drying by Heated Air.
    • Crisis in the Yorkshire Coal Trade.
  • Experiments with a Corliss Engine at Creusot, p 218.
  • Grossman Feed Water Regulator, p 219. (Illustrated)
  • Hardie's Railway Joint Chairs, p 231. (Illustrated)
  • Hooghly Bridge, Details of Girders, p 222. (Illustrated)
  • Malminot Viaduct, Montauban and Cahors Railway, p 223 and p 231. (Illustrated)
  • Patent Journal, p 235.
  • Private Bill Legislation, p 230.

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