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The Engineer 1897 Jul-Dec: Miscellaneous Index.
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A

  • ABBE, Professor, Determining the Heights of Clouds, 285
  • Abernant Dispute, The, 486
  • Acceleration, Experiment in, 542
  • Accidents Bill, Compensation for, 12, 32, 111
  • Accident, The Coldrenick Viaduct, 3
  • Accident with a Coal Elevator, 302
  • Accidents, Compensation for, 184
  • Accident connected with the Electric Car Service in London, 302
  • Accident to the Drury-lane Stage, 322
  • Accident, Fly-wheel, 423
  • Accident in France, Bridge, 82
  • Accident Insurance in Switzerland, Compulsory, 384
  • Accident, Lift, at the General Post-office, 352
  • Accident, Railway, Bangalore-Mysore, 331
  • Accident, Railway, Buffalo to New York Line,449
  • Accident, Railway, at Buxton, 157
  • Accident, Railway, near Copenhagen, 66
  • Accidents, Railway, Germany, 371
  • Accidents, Railway, India, 109
  • Accident, Railway, L. B. and S. C., 223
  • Accident, Railway, London, Chatham, and Dover Line, 201, 334, 647
  • Accident, Railway, on the London and North- Western, 346, 625
  • Accident, Railway, Manchester, 449
  • Accident, Railway, Marlborough to Grafton, 33
  • Accident, Railway, at Newcastle-on-Tyne, 181, 397
  • Accident, Railway, Newry, 84
  • Accidents, Railway, in the United Kingdom during Half-year, 33, 66, 84, 181, 201, 223, 334, 346, 396, 397, 449, 625, 647
  • Accidents, Railway. U.S., October, 1897, 650
  • Accident, Railway, at Vohuinkel Station, 223
  • Accident, Railway, Welshampton, The Jury’s Recommendation, 16
  • Accident, Railway, Yeovil Junction, 66
  • Accidents, Shell, at Bull Point, 577
  • Accidents on Street Railways in Massachusetts, Inspectors to Investigate, 397
  • Accumulator Railway Wagon Acquired by the Saxony Government Railways, 423
  • Acetylene for Driving Engines, 423
  • Acetylene Equivalent to One Horse-power for One Hour, 635 Cubic Feet of, 650
  • Acetylene Gas, 356
  • Acetylene Gas and Carbids Works, Manchester, 535
  • Acetylene Gas Generator, Kay’s Patent, 656
  • Acetylene Gas, Heating, and Smelting with, 158
  • Acetylene Gas Motor, An, 442
  • Acetylene Gas, Motor Cycles Propelled with, 650
  • Acetylene Gas, The Rate of Decomposition Increases with the Pressure, 550
  • Acetylene, Totis in Hungary, the First Town Lighted by, 650
  • Ackerman’s, Mr., Two Experiments Exhibited by, 473
  • Acme Feed Heater and Purifier? 279
  • Acton, Friars Place Estate, Electricity for Public and Private Purposes, 499
  • Adams, Messrs. Geo. N. and T. B., Works Pur¬chased by, 121
  • Adeney, Mr. Walter Ernest, Degree Conferred on, 423
  • Ader, Mr., New Cable Recorder, 181
  • Ader, Mr., On a Self-Registering Apparatus for Submarine Cables, 158
  • Admiralty, The, Measures to Prevent Accidents at Target Practice, 499
  • Admiralty, The, Round Bottom Vessel for Teach¬ing Gunners to Fire from a Rolling Platform, 499
  • Admiralty Warrant, The New, 555
  • “ Aeronautical Annual,” The, 15
  • Aerial Torpedoes. 58
  • Africa, German Railways in, 528
  • African Railway, An, 572
  • African Railways, Capetown and Buluwayo, 473
  • African (Menelik’s Empire) Railways, 122
  • Ageing of Whiskey, Artificial, 397
  • Agricultural Implements for Russia, American, 332
  • Agricultural Machinery in Russia, 552
  • Agricultural Machinery in Smyrna, Opening for, 573
  • Aktiebolaget Company, The Radiator Machine for making Pasteurised Butter, 6
  • Alarm for Boilers, 142
  • Alaska, Projected Narrow Gauge Railway in, 371
  • Albert Medal Awarded to Mr. G. J. Symons, 33
  • Alcohol Motors, Mr. Max Ringelmann’s Researches with, 449
  • Alcohol and Water under Prosiuro, Reduction in Volume of, 302
  • Algeria, Cork Forests in, 346
  • Algeria Petroleum, 346
  • Algerian Wine, 397
  • Algiers as a Coaling Station, 423
  • Algraphy, Mr. Scholz’s Patent, 273
  • “All the World’s Fighting Ships,” An Annual, Allen v. Flood, 601
  • Allen, Mr. Horace, a Modern Gas Power Plant, 420, 421
  • Allen, Mr. Percy, Lifting Bridge over the Murray River, 497, 500, 507
  • Allen, Son, and Co., Messrs. W. H., Dinner to their Employés, 550
  • Alloys-Aluminium, their Strength and Rigidity,
  • Alloy, A New Nickel-Iron, 16
  • Alloys of Iron and Nickel, Elastic Limit, &c., in, 33
  • Alloys of Iron and Nickel, Properties of Some, 473
  • Alloys of Iron and Nickel, Structure of, 33
  • Aluminium, 117
  • Aluminium Alloys, Strength and Rigidity of, 473
  • Aluminium Castings, How to obtain Sound, 254
  • Aluminium Cathode, a Chief Feature of the Cowper-Coles Gold Recovery Process, An, 273
  • Aluminium and Common Metals, Relative Weight of Cast, 109
  • Aluminium ? Depositing, 229
  • Aluminium, Melting Point of, 131
  • Aluminium, New Application of, 273
  • Aluminium in place of Wood and Rubber in Machinery, 331
  • Aluminium Plates, 123
  • Amalgamated Society of Engineers—see also Society of Engineers, Amalgamated, 413
  • Amalgamated Society of Engineers, Ths Board of Trade and the, 425
  • Ameer of Afghanistan’s Gun Factories, The, 175, 179

America:

  • American Agricultural Implements for Russia, 332
  • American Armour-piercing Projectiles, 504
  • American Blooming Mill, Mr. R. Crooker, inn., on the, 371
  • American Cars for English Railways, 369
  • American Competition with Gorman and other European Firms, 181
  • American Competition in Iron and Steel Goods, 384
  • American Competition in the Matter of Railway Material, 66
  • American Compressed Air Locomotives, 137

American Engineering News:

  • 17, 43, 91,190, 212,261, 236, 379, 408, 433, 510, 533, 557, 581, 635, 654
  • American v. English Railway Bridges, 15, 32, 59, 81, 105, 159, 227
  • American and English Tenders and Orders from Japan, 66
  • American and European Competition in Machine Tools, 223
  • America, Fast Railway Run in, 144
  • American Ingenuity, 557
  • American Locomotives for Chinese Railways, 377
  • American Locomotives in Japan, 484, 636
  • American Locomotives and Permanent Way, Japan, 484
  • American Locomotive Tests of the Olden Days, 24
  • American Machine Tools, Competition with English, 223
  • American Merchant Marine, Mr. C. H. Cramp on the, 526
  • American Naval Boilers, 82

American Notes:

  • 20, 47, 72, 94,122, 168,215, 241, 265, 288,312, 335, 354, 384, 437, 460, 486, 536, 560, 586, 612 660
  • America, Pig Iron and Coke in, 136
  • American Pipss for Glasgow, 401
  • American Rails for India, 654
  • American Railways, 84
  • American Saloon Carriage, 443, 445, 450
  • America, Shipbuilding on the Great Likes, 635
  • American Steam Car for Branch Lines, 634
  • American Steel Rails for Ireland and Japan, 254
  • American Tariff, The New, 112
  • American Trade in German Needles, Messrs. H. Milward and Sons on the, 223
  • American War of Rebellion, Book on the, 273
  • American Workshops very Anxioo9 for Work, 355
  • Ameye, M. Camillle, Machine for Gasifying Beer, 454
  • Ammonia Gas 183
  • Anatolian Railways, The Extension of, would Shorten the British Overland Route, 599
  • Anderson, Mr. Jas., 260
  • Andus, Mr. T., Retirement of, 526
  • Anemometer, The Dines, 496
  • Angola, Demand for Corrugated Iron in, 346
  • Angola, Demand for Machinery, 599
  • Annan, Mr. D. J., Window-cleaning Apparatus,
  • Annealing Graphite Crucibies, The Best Mode of, 109
  • Antwerp, 305
  • Antwerp, New Railway Station at, 302
  • Apparatus for Burning Weeds on the Railway,
  • Applied Mechanics, Professor John Galbraith's Address on, 302
  • Appointment of Mr. W. Carr, 654
  • Aqueduct Embankment, The Croton, 316
  • Ardwick Engineering Company, Compound Launch Engines, Improved Design, 71
  • Argentina, Electric Traction in, 642
  • Argentine Training Ship “ Presidente Sarmiento ” 236
  • Armatures, Mr. G. Moffat, On the Working Capacity of, 33
  • Armour, British, French, and German, 493
  • Armour-piercing Projectiles, 277, 307, 35y, 504
  • Armour-piercing Projectiles, Attack of Ilarveyed Armour Plates by, 359
  • Armour-piercing Projectiles, American. 504
  • Armour Plates by Armour-piercing Projectiles, The Attack of, 359
  • Armour Plate3, 633
  • Armour Plate, American Commission to Investi¬gate Construction of, 212
  • Armour Plates, British, 135
  • Armour Plates and Broken Projectiles, Hardened. 25 49
  • Armour Plates, Cammell 4in., 529
  • Armour Plates, Comparative Efficiency of Two Thin Superimposed, and a Single Thick Plate, 84
  • Armour Plates, Developments in the Manufacture of, 33
  • Armour Plate at £85 per Ton, for the United States Navy, 66
  • Armour Plates, The First Rolled, turned out in the United States, 650
  • Armour Plates, Schneider, Creusot, and Temi, 630
  • Armour Plate, Steel Shell, and Railway Material Trade in 1897, 636
  • Armour Plate, Trial of a 4ft. square, 4in. thick, 93
  • Armour Plate, Trial of a Nickel Steel Harveyed, 201
  • Armour Plates, Trial of, at Portsmouth, 181
  • Armour Trials, Recent, 205
  • Armstrong, Whitworth, and Co., Sir Wm., The Chinese Cruiser “ Hai Tien,” 595, 597
  • Armstrong, Whitworth, and Co., Sir W. G Profit for the Year, 311
  • “ Arrogant” Type, The, 413
  • Arrol and Co., Messrs. Sir Wm., Contractors for the New Clyde Bridge, 109
  • Artesian Well System Adoptedat Newington, 181
  • Articulated Locomotive, An, 390
  • Artificial Diamonds, Process for Producing, 331 I
  • Artillery, Mountain, India, 454
  • Artillery, New Mountings for Coast, 590
  • Asbestos Adapted to Electrical Purooses, 526
  • Ashmore, Benson, Pease, and Co., Giving Way of their Patent Rope-guided Gasholder, 71
  • As Others See Us, Prominent Americans on the British Navy, 230
  • Asphalt, Trinidad, What is It? 630
  • Asphalted Streets in Jersey City, Regulation of Traffic in, 158

Association fop the Advancement of Science, The Australasian: 131

Association, American Railway Master Mechanics’:

  • Conclusions Arrived at by the Committee
  • Appointed to Report on the Ratio of Grate Heating Area and Cylinder Volume, 33

Association of America, The Roadmasters’ :

  • Notes on the R>admaster and his Work, Mr. E. E. Russell Tratman, 508

Association, The British —»« British Association.

Association, Chainmakers':

  • Engineers’ Strike, Mr. Sitch on the, 409

Association of Civil Engineering Stu¬dents, The Manchester:

  • Presidential Address of Mr. W. II. Worthing¬ton, 559

Association, Cleveland Ironmasters’:

  • Arrangements for Jubilee Day, 19
  • Resolution as Regards the Eight Hours Day, 19

Associations, The Employers’ Federation of Engineering:

  • Action in the Eight Hours Question, 19

Association of Engineers, The Leeds :

  • Economic Development of the Steam Engine, Mr. Alfred Towler, 440

Association of Engineers, The Manchester:

  • Opening Address of Mr. J. Nasmith, the Presi¬dent, 383
  • Quarterly Meeting, 287
  • Roller Bearings and their Application, Mr. Tnos. W. How, 435
  • Syllabus of Papers for the Ensuing Session, 355

Association, Iron Trades Employers’:

  • Conference on the Eight Hours Question, 19

Association, The Liege Engineers:

  • Jubilee of the, 418

Association, Manchester Steam Users':

  • Appointment of Mr. C. E. Stromeyer, 160

Association of Mechanical Engineers,

  • The Birmingham:
  • Visit to Messrs. Mitchell’s Brewery, Cape Hill, 363

Association of Municipal and County Engineers, The Incorporated :

  • Twenty-fourth Voluntary Pass Examination,

Association of Municipal and County Engineers, Midland Counles Branch of the Incorporated:

  • Artificial Filtration of Sewage by Coal, Dr. G. Reid on, 18
  • Visit to Messrs. Aveling and Porter’s Works, Rochester, 52

Association, Municipal Electrical:

  • Inaugural Address of the President, Mr. C. H.
  • Wordingham, 13
  • Distributing Systems, Mr. J. R. Blaikie, 51
  • Distributing Systems, Mr. J. A. Jeckell, 51
  • Electricity Meters, Mr. T. P. Wilmshurst, 41
  • Generation of Steam, Mr. F. C. Snell, 14
  • Generation of Steam, Mr. J. J. Steinitz, 14
  • Localisation of Faults in Underground Mains, Mr. R. C. Quin, 52
  • Municipal Aids to Wiring, Mr. Gibbings, 15, 40
  • Prepayment Meters, Mr. H. W. Couzens, 42
  • Private Business Meeting, 59
  • Public Street Lighting, Mr. H. L. P. Boot, 40
  • Street Lighting by Electricity, Mr. S. E. Fedden, 40
  • Street Lighting by Means of Rectifiers, Mr. C. D. Taite, 40

Association, The National Free Labour:

  • 277, 351, 367, 371

Association, The National Hardware:

  • Cycle Trade, Mr. W. Hobart Bird on the, 573

Association, The National Traction Engine Owners’:

  • Annual Meeting and Report, 573

Association of Stationary Engineers: Sixteenth Annual Convention at Columbus, Ohio, 397

Association of Waterworks Engi¬neers, The British:

  • Inaugural Address of the President, Mr. H. A. Hill, Containing Particulars of Water Supply of Twenty-six important Towns, 82, 101
  • Programme of Proceedings and List of Papers to be read, 73
  • Venturi Water Meter, The, Mr. W. G. Kent, 210
  • William Radcliffe Pumping Engine, Aubrey- street, Liverpool, By Alf. Towler, 380
  • Asterionella, Growth of, 177
  • Atkinson, Mr. A. A., his Appointment in New South Wales, 59
  • Atlantic Cable, Mr. C. W. Field’s Papers Relating to the First, 526
  • Atlantic City Express, The, 277, 300, 323, 352, 393, 469, 498
  • Atlantic City Railway Rnn, The, 323
  • Atlantic Passage, Tae, 356
  • Atmospheric Burner, The Theory of tin, 26
  • Atmospheric Engine, Polsounow's, 275
  • Atomic Weights, 32
  • Aubrey street Pumping Engine, Liverpool, 380
  • Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, Seventh Session, 131
  • Australian Colonies, Yield of Gold in the Four, 158
  • Australia, Light Riilways in, 16
  • Aostralia, Mineral Wealth o', 302

Australian Notes:

  • 91,192, 433, 557, 610
  • Australia, The Provision of Engineering in, 522
  • Australia, Railway Eiterpr.se in South and West, 181, 241
  • Australian Railway Extension, 181, 211, 397, 653
  • Australia, South, 656
  • Australia, West, Gold Produced, 1896—97, 371
  • Australia, West, Railways in, 181, 241, 656
  • Austrian Lloyd Co., Steamers from Aden to Zanzibar, 84
  • Austrian Governmental Inquiry into the Dangers of Petroleum Vapour about the Tanks of Steamers, 84
  • Austrian State Railways, Yearly Vacations for the Employees, 201
  • Austro-Hungarian Import and Export in Iron Ore, Metals, Machines, and Coal, 585
  • Austro-Hungarian Iron Industry Reports—see Notes from Germany, End of each Number
  • Automatic Comptroller for Railways, 482
  • Automatic Couplers on American Railways, Ad¬vantages of, 599
  • Automatic Fog Signal, Pratt's, 17
  • Automatic Machine Tools, Hartford, 467
  • Automatic Railway Brakes, Mr. E. E Joynt on, 477
  • Automatic Sampling Water. 189
  • Automatic Sun Blind, An, 650
  • Automatic Tool Stop, 206
  • Automobile Cars for Peking, 397
  • Auxiliary Engines, As to the Coal Consumption in, 273
  • Aveling and Porter’s Works, Rochester, Visit to Messrs., 52
  • Avonmouth Dock, 375, 397, 592—see also Harbours and Waterways
  • Avonmouth Lock, 4
  • Avonmouth, Scheme for a Granary and Jetty at, 181
  • Axles for Locomotives, Steel, 533
  • Axles of Steel and Nickel, Locomotive, 473
  • B
  • BACTERIOLOGICAL Sewage Purification, 441
  • Bailey and Co.’s Albion Works, Salfcrd, Messrs., 622, 626
  • Bailey and Co., Limited, Messrs., Treble Ram Pumping Engine and Davidson Independent Pump, 311
  • Bailey, Mr. Elw., his Claim and the Employers’ Liability Act, 142
  • Bailey, Sir W. H., On Technical Education and Foreign Competition, 396
  • Bikan, Harbour Works Projected at, 16
  • Balanced Locomotives, 43, 230
  • Baldwin Works, Locomotives for South Africa, 244
  • Baldwin Works, Orders Heretofore Awarded to English Makers placed with, 550
  • Baldwin Works, Vauclain Locomotive, 252
  • Ball Gold Dredger, The, 341, 430
  • Ballast, Coatly, 265
  • Balloon, Experiments with an Alleged Steerable, 499
  • Balloon, Force of Traction Derived from a, Moun¬tain Railway in Bavaria, 550
  • Baltic and Black Sea Canal, The, 645
  • Baltic as a Fresh Water Lake, The, 32
  • Bamford, Messrs., Grinding Mill and Sifter, 38
  • Banister, Mr. Fred. Dale, 650
  • Barcelona and Madrid Tramway Systems, Electric Equipment of, Placed with the British Thomson-Honston Co., Ltd., 423
  • Barker’s Compound Crank for Cycles, 155
  • Barker’s Compound Crank, F. W. Chase’s Brilliant Record with, 201
  • Barley Dressing Plant, Mr. Robert Bury, 37
  • Barnaby, Mr. N., On Cavitation, 49, 59, 85
  • Barnaby, Mr. Sidney W., On the Formation of Cavities in Water by Screw Propellers at High Speed, 49, 59, 85
  • Barnes, Mr., Trades Unionism and, 163, 475, 493, 533, 534—set also Strike and Lock-out Barnes, Mr. G. N., his Statement in Reply to the Employers’ Manifesto, 163
  • Barnsley, Opening of the New Line to, 19
  • Barometer at Greenwich. Mean Reading of, for the Second Quarter of 1897, 158
  • Barr, Prof. Arch., Microscopic Structure of Iron and Steel, 440
  • Berrels, Steel, 83

Barrow Business —see Notes from Lan¬cashire:

  • Barrowman, Mr. Jas., Slavery in the Coal Mines of Scotland, 272
  • Barry, Sir John Wolfe, his Inaugural Address, 444
  • Barton, Mr. Jas , On the Irish Channel Tunnel, 272
  • Bascule Bridge over Chicago River, Rolling, 516
  • Battersea Park, Proposal for an Embankment along the whole River Frontage of, 20
  • Battleships, Fighting Powers of our lane of, 111
  • Battleship Machinery, French, 401
  • Battleehip “Yashima,” Speed Trials of the Japanese, 137

Battleships -see also Warships, Cruisers, and H.M.S.S.

  • Baudot, M. de, On the Exteriors and Interiors of Railway Stations, 599
  • Baudry, Mons. C., Express Locomotive, 257
  • Baxendale and Co., Messrs., Lamp for Street Lighting, 213
  • Bayly, L., The Jungfrau Railway, 320, 321
  • Bearings, Roller, 237
  • Behar, New Railways in, 498
  • Behr Lightning Express, Tervueren, 196
  • Belgium, Business in Coal and Coke, and Foreign Trade in Ore, Ac., 263
  • Belgium, Coal Production in, 302
  • Belgium, Labour Disputes in, 131
  • Belgium, Light Railways in, 127
  • Belgium, Railway Lines to be Taken Over by Government, 302
  • Belgium State Railways, Electric Traction on, 650
  • Belgium, Works for the Rectification of the Scheldt, 525, 615
  • Ball and Bourne, Messrs., Commission to China, 419
  • Bell, Mr. R. G., On the Principles and Elements of Electric Driving, 611
  • Beiliss and Co., Messrs. G. E., Compound High-¬speed Self-lubricating Engine. 158, 166
  • Beiliss Engines. The, 128, 137, 166
  • Helper Sewage, 509
  • Belts Running Out of Truth, 431
  • Belts, Travelling, Applied to Coal Shipment, 132
  • Bending Properties of Wrought Iron and Steel of
  • Various Kinds, On the Influence of Cold on the, 371
  • Bennett, Sir JohD, 33
  • Benzot, Dr. Kraemar on, 131
  • Berend and Co., Messrs., Speed Counter, 42
  • Berg, Mr. S., The Versam Bridge, 202, 244, 245, 248
  • Berlin Electricity Works, Motors Connected to the Mains of the, 84
  • Borlin, Underground Electric Railway, 66
  • Berne, Electric Supply Station for, 65
  • Bertin, M. Emile, On Hardened Armour Plates and Broken Projectiles, 25, 49
  • Bethlehem Iron Company, The First Rolled Armour Plates Turned out in the U.S., 650
  • Bevan, Mr. William, 144
  • Beyrouth-Damascus Railway, Profits Made by, 131
  • Bicycle Attachment, Brigg’s, 367, 405
  • Bicycles, Chainless, The Pop3 Company’s, 581
  • Bicycles, Excentric Pedal Motion for, 483
  • Bicycles, Experiments as to the Comparative Efficiency of Sprockets of Different S.'z?s, 223
  • Bicycles in Honolulu, 558
  • Bicycle Machine Tool, A, 635
  • Bicycle Mechanics, 251
  • Bicycles by Rail in the U.S., Arrangement for Carriage of, 84
  • Bicycle Trade, Defective Castings in the, Law¬suit connected with, 158
  • Bicycle Wheels, On, 201
  • Bicycle Wheels, Tension of Spokes, 353
  • Bicycling Organisations in the U.S , Building of Cinder Paths by, 16
  • Bicycles—tee alto Cycles Bilbao, Ore from, 168
  • Bills, The Bute Dock, and the Amalgamation of Railways Docks (Newport), 72
  • Bills, The Bute Dock and the Taff, 20
  • Bill, Compensation for Accidents, 12, 18, 19, 32, 71, 94, 111, 136
  • Bill, The Compensation, Mr. J. F. Cay’d Lettsr on, 18
  • Bill, The Compensation, Protest Against, 19
  • Bills Deposited, Railway, 638, 650
  • Bill Deposited for the Construction of the Whitechapel and Bow Railway, 650
  • Bill Deposited for Incorporating the City and Brixton Railway Company, 650
  • Bill, Metropolitan Railway Company’s, 625
  • Bill Proposing to give one Company Power to Erect Generating Stations on One Spot in Marylebone, 650
  • Bill, A Scotch Railway, 16, 33
  • Bills, Tramway, 573
  • Bill for Undercunnelling the District Railway, 84
  • Bill, Withdrawal of the Rating of Machinery Suspensory, 33
  • Bingham, Colonel, Presentation by the King of the Belgians to, 355
  • Birchill8 Hall Ironworks, The, 533
  • Birmingham, Ala., Steel Plant in, 201
  • Birmingham District, Proposal to hold the Royal Agricultural Show in the, 484 *Birmingham Meat Market, Cold Storage Ma¬chinery and Plant laid down under the, 610
  • Birmingham Small Arms Company, Dividend of 20 per cent., 354
  • Birmingham Water Department, Report of the, 18
  • Birmingham Waterworks, Mr. Henry Davey on the, 117
  • Birmingham Waterworks at Rhayader, 346
  • Bisset, Sir Wm. Sinclair Smith, his Appointment, 526
  • Blackall and Alsop’s Refrigerator, 187
  • Blackwall Tunnel, The, 502
  • Bland, Mr. John, Presentation to, 71
  • Blast Fired by Lightning, U.S. A., 66
  • Blast Furnacemen and the Eight Hours Day, 62
  • —see alto Strike and Lock-ont Blohmand Voss Shipbuilding Company, Steamers
  • Delivered by, 449
  • Blooming Mill, Mr. R. Crooker, jun., on the American. 371
  • Blyth, New Graving Dock at, 480, 495
  • Board of Conciliation and Arbitration’s Deputatation to the Home Secretary, 520 Board of Trade and the Amalgamated Society of Engineers, 425, 434
  • Board of Trade Electrical Standardising Labora¬tory, 363
  • Board of Trade Report for 1897 on the Sight Tests in the Mercantile Marine, 625
  • Board of Trade Report on Railway Accidents in the United Kingdom, 396, 397, 631
  • Board of Trade Returns for October, Machinery Exports, 473
  • Board of Trade Returns of Railway Accidents in 1896, 331, 396, 397
  • Board of Trade Returns on the State of the Labour Market, 550, 599
  • Boby, Mr. Robert, Barley-dressing Plant, 37
  • Boer Government, the Enemy of Progress, The, 33
  • Boilers, Alarm for, 142
  • Boilers, American Naval, 82
  • Boiler Bracing, Mr. F. J. Cole on Experiments in, 158
  • Boiler of the Coil Type, A Novel, 599
  • Boiler, Dubian’s, 353
  • Boiler End Finishing Machine, Messrs. Campbells and Hunter, 187
  • Boilers and Engines and Nava. Manoeuvres, 85
  • Boiler Explosion at Devonport Dockyard, 321, 550
  • Boilers, Factor of Safety under the Madras Steam Boilers and Prime Movers Act, 84
  • Boiler Flues, Fairbairn's Formnla for the Strength of, 449
  • Boiler Fuel, Cost of Oil as, 656
  • Boiler, In the Case of the Heating Surface of a, What is the Question ? 109
  • Boiler Jackets ' Which are the most Economical, 16
  • Boilers, Latest Tube, 477
  • Boilermakers, The, 222
  • Boiler-making Machines, Some, 186
  • Boilers, Navy, 43
  • Boilers, Proportions of Locomotive, 183
  • Boiler Riveter, Hydraulic, 43
  • Bnler Shell Plate, A Cracked Steel, 331
  • Boilers and Steam Pipes with Infusorial Earth Covering, 223
  • Boilers and Steam Plant, Mr. A. B. Mountain on the Management of, 611
  • Boiler Suit, A Remarkable, 261
  • Boiler Tube Cleaner, 510
  • Boilers for Two New Gunboats, Mr. Long from Keyham Factory, to Oversee, 254
  • Boilers of the “ Vengeance,” Mr. J. Scott, from Keyham Factory, to oversee the, 254
  • Boilers, Washing-out Locomotive, 557
  • Boilers, Mr. J. A. L. Waddell on the Working of Soft Steel for, 550
  • Boilers, Water-tube, 456, 546, 556, 636
  • Boilers, Water-tube, H.M.S. “Salamander"
  • {Supplement, December 3rd, 1897), 556
  • Boilers, On Water-tube, Mr. F. J. Rowan, 456, 636
  • Boilers, Yarrow Water-tube, for Swedish Torpedo Boats, 66
  • Boiling Corrosive Liquids by Steam? 303
  • Bolckow, Vaughan, and Co., Wages Advance Granted, 191. 213
  • Bolling, Mr. C. E , Reports on the Water Con¬sumption of Richmond, U.S.A., 273
  • Bolts, Hook, 422
  • Bombay, Renovation of, 399
  • Bombay, Sanitary Reformation of, 331
  • Bonell, Mr. T. H. M., his New Appointment, 473
  • Book, The Most Expensive, ever Published, 273
  • Books Received:
  • 37. 64, 86. 113, 140, 161. 185,196,231, 246, 281, 294, 327, 339, 362, 370, 401. 427, 453, 477, 503, 520, 542, 577, 603, 629, 653
  • Boot, Mr. H. L. P., Public Street Lighting, 40
  • Boring Mill, A Large, 592
  • Borries, Mr. A. von, Lead for Locomotive Valves, 141
  • “Boscobel." Great Central Railway Terminus, 473 '
  • Bouzey Dam, Failure of the, 256
  • Bowden, Mr., Power Transmission Through Slack Wires, 330
  • Bradbury, Mr. Wm., Exhibits at the Royal Agri¬cultural Society’s Show, 5
  • Bradbury’s Grindstone Rest., 5
  • Bradford, Electric L;ght in, 362, 391, 419
  • Bradford Electric Light Station, Engines and Dynamo, 391, 419
  • Bradley, Mr. Thos., 610
  • Bradley, Mr. T., Bench Drilling Machine, 435
  • Bradley Ironworks. Restarting of, 484
  • Brady, Mr. Alf. B., Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, 274, 278
  • Brakes, Automatic Railway, 477
  • Brakes, Continuous and Automatic, Extent to which they are Employed, 66
  • Brakes, Continuous, Return for the Last Half- year, 1896, 302
  • Brakes, Electric, Mont Cenis Line, 302
  • Brake for Express Trains, The New, 39
  • Brake, New Pneumatic, 121
  • Brake Shoe, A New, 473
  • Brakes, Siemens and Halske’s Electric, 201
  • Brattice Cloth Tarring Machine ? 475
  • Brazil, Waterworks for, 188
  • Breakdown of an Engine, A Curious, 327
  • Brewers’ Exhibition, The, 454
  • Brick Paving for Carriage Ways, Mr. J. T. Eayrs on, 95
  • Bricks, Roman, Found at Bath, 432
  • Brick and Tile-making Machinery at the Royal Agricultural Society’s Show, 6
  • Bridge Accident in France, 82
  • Bridge, Brisbane, The Victoria, 274, 278, 300
  • Bridge Building for Egyptian Railways, 90
  • Bridge, Canada, The Victoria Jubilee. 328, 329
  • Bridge over Carnarvon Harbour, A, 371
  • Bridge across the Clyde, New, 109
  • Bridge over the Danube, A New, 423
  • Bridges, Egyptian, 76, 136
  • Bridges, English v. American Railway’, 15 32, 59, 81, 105, 159, 227, 343
  • Bridge Erection, Rapid, 190
  • Bridge over the Godavarie River, India, 312
  • Bridges Hinged at the Crown and Abutments, 449
  • Bridge, Lifting, over the Murray River, 497, 500, 506, 507
  • Bridges, L'ght Railway, 617
  • Bridge over the Medway, Proposed New, 57
  • Bridge Members, Recent Tests of, 123
  • Bridge over the Nene, Swing (Supplement, July 23rd, 1897), 77, 79
  • Bridge over the Niagara, New, 222
  • Bridge in Paris, The Stephenson, 221
  • Bridge, The Pennsylvania Railroad, Iron Span Replaced by a Steel Span, 449
  • Bridge, Railway, Quebec, 212
  • Bridge, The Redheugh, 23, 24
  • Bridge, Rolling Bascule, over Chicago River, 516
  • Bridge, St. Lawrence River, 434
  • Bridge across the Sbimoaoseki Straits, Japan, Projected, 413
  • Bridge at Tarbes, Fall of a, 304
  • Bridge, The Versam, 202, 245, 247, 248
  • Brigg’s Bicycle Attachment, 367, 405
  • Brighton and RottiDgdean Electric Railway, 84
  • Brindisi, 400
  • Brisbane, Electric Tramway Installation, 223
  • Brisbane, Victoria Bridge, 274, 278, 300
  • Bristol, City of, Mr. W. J. Steele Appointed Engineer, 408 Bristol Docks, 375
  • Bristol, A New Dock at Avonmouth, 397, 592
  • Bristol Town Council and the Proposed New Docks at Avonmouth, 499
  • British and American Permanent Way, 527
  • British Armour Plates, 135
  • British Association:
  • Analysis of Speed Trials of Ships, by Wm. Geo. Walker, 433
  • Opens at Toronto, Programme, 136, 157
  • Properties of Metals, Prof. C. Roberts-Austen on Some, 211
  • Springs and Wells for Town Supplies and Works connected with the same, Mr. U. W. Pearson, 566
  • British Ccal at Odessa, Russian Coal a Rival to.
  • 331.
  • British Columbia Government, Railway to be Subsidised by, 423
  • British Colombia, Land Slides in, 616
  • British Consul in Denmark on the Registration of Trade Marks According to Danish Law, 201
  • British Consul in Russia to British Manufacturers, The, 201
  • British Electric Traction Company’s Interest in the North Shields and Tynemouth Tramways, 81
  • British Empire, Trade of the, 279, 322
  • British Engineer, not so far Behind the Times, after all! The, 181
  • British, French, and German Armour, 493
  • British Manufacturers and Japanese Railways, 42
  • British Motor Syndicate Patents, 555
  • British Navy, Lectures on the, 573
  • British Navy, Prominent Americans on the, 230
  • British Railways, “Paid-up” Capital Invested in, 319
  • British Steamships Sold to Foreigners, 350
  • British Trade, Consul Mallet on, 81
  • British Trade, Eight Months of, 257
  • British Trade in Germany, 345
  • British Vessels Trading in the Danube, Average Registered Tonnage, 16
  • British Workpeople Involved in Disputes, 346
  • Broadbent, Mr. J. K., Patented Arrangement in Connection with the Furnaces of Steam Boilers, 333
  • Bromley, near Pensnett, Coal Enterprise, 191
  • Bromwell Patents Co., The Clinker Filter, 482
  • Brooks Locomotive Works, Monster Locomotive for Mexico, 510
  • Brooks Locomotive Works, Passenger Locomotive, 408
  • Brooks Works, The, Locomotives for Japan, 33
  • Brown’s Low-water Alarm for Steam Boilers, 142
  • Brown, Mr. Forster, Coalfield of the Transvaal, 46
  • Brown and Co., Messrs John, Government Orders for Armour Plates, 239
  • BrowD, Mr. J. H., lOin. Wire-wound Gun, 223
  • Broxburn Oil Company, Visit to the Albion Works of the, 318
  • Brunner, L., Project for Constructing an Artificial Lake in Switzerland, 158
  • Brussels Awards, 469
  • Brussels Exhibition, English Firms that Received Awards at, 383
  • Bryansk Ironworks Company, Kertcb, 397
  • Bryant Circular Saw, The, 17
  • Buck and Hickman’s Cup and Cone Grinding Machine, 531
  • Buck and Hickman’s Sprocket Facing Machine, 531
  • Buckton and Co., Messrs. J., 100-Ton Testing Machine, 376
  • Buenos Ayres and BelgraDO Tramways Company, Electric Traction over its Whole System, 492
  • Building Material called “Owen’s Stone,” The New, 499
  • Building, A Twenty-six Storey, 236
  • Buildings Committee of the London County Council’s Report on the Erection of Stands for tbe Jubilee, 33
  • Bulawayo and Capetown Railway, Opening of, 331, 473
  • Bulawayo Railway, Service suspended, 526
  • Bulgaria, Railway Enterprise in, 181
  • Bulkheads, Early Use of Water-tight, 389
  • Bulkheads, Water-tight, 522
  • Bull Point, Shell Accidents at, 577
  • Burglars use Electric Current in Ohio, 33
  • Burmeister and Wain, Messrs , Ice-breaking steamer, “Sleipner,” 88, 209
  • Burmeister and Wain, Messrs., Railway Ferry steamer, “ Kjobenhvn,” 89
  • Burner, The Atmospheric Gas, 26
  • Burnet-, Mr. C., Presentation to, 511
  • Burning Weeds on the Railway, Apparatus for, 223
  • Burns, Mr. John, and the Strike, 347
  • Burrell and Sons, Messrs. Chas., Compound Portable Eogine, 649
  • Burt, Mr. Philip, his Appointment, 223, 240
  • Buse, Mr., On Covering Boilers, Ac., with Infusorial Earth, 223
  • Bushell, Mr. Harry, 302
  • Bute Docks Company, Change of Name, 94
  • Buxton, Railway Accident at, 157, 189

C

  • CABLE between Brest and New York, A New, 16
  • Cable Recorder, M. Ader, 181
  • Cables, Repairing of Submarine, 86
  • Cabry, Mr. Joseph, 436
  • Cadell, Mr. H. M., On Submarine Coal-minim? at Bridgeness, N.B., 272
  • Caird, Mr. Robert, A Graphic Log, 546
  • Caisson Foundations for a Building, New York, Calcium, Carbide of, 113
  • Calcium Carbide, Analysis of Commercial, 625
  • Calcium, Carbide of, and the Petroleum Acts, 313
  • Calcium, Carbide of, Production of, 346, 371, 625
  • Calcutta Suburban Drainage, Messrs. Burn and Co., Contractors, 33
  • Calder, Purification of the River, 345
  • Caledonian Railway, Jubilee of the, 273
  • California, Electric Enterprise in, 131
  • California, Gold Dredging in, 631
  • Californian Market, Opening for English Pruning Implements in the, 346
  • Californian Railways, 397
  • Callender and Nicholson, Messrs., On the Liw of Condensation of Steam, 609
  • Calyx Boring Machine, 255
  • Cameron, Mr. John, Punching and Shearing Machine, 635 6
  • Cameron, Mr., Septic Treatment of Sewage Described by, 473
  • Cammell 4in, Armour Plates, 529
  • Cammell and Co., Limited, Messrs., Armour Plates for the British and Foreign Govern¬ments, 652
  • Campbell, Mr. Albert, Exoeriment to Illustrate Alternate Exchange of Kinetic Energy, 599
  • Campbells and Hunter, Messrs., Boiler End Finishing Machines, 187
  • Campbell-Stokes Recorder, A, 581
  • Canada, The Crow’s Nest Pass Railway, 273
  • Canada, Fast Steamship Service between this Country and, 33
  • Canada, Leather Export from, 331
  • Canada, Oa the Metals of, 599
  • Canada, Victoria Jubilee Bridge, 328, 329
  • Canadian Ferry Steamer, " Chebucto,” 344, 345,
  • Canadian Mail Service, The New, 11
  • Canadian Pacific Raiway Company, Steamers between San Francisco and Japan and China, Canadian Produce, 69
  • Canadian Railways, Privileges Granted to Mem¬bers of the British Association by, 109
  • Canals:
  • Canals, 418
  • Canal between Kirk Bromwith and Sykehouse, 346
  • Canal between the Volga and the Don, Scheme for a, 84
  • Canal, Baltic and Black Sea, 254, 645
  • Canal Beats in Franco, Company to Promote Electric Traction of, 181
  • Canal, Chicago Drainage, 125, 129, 147, 153, 172, 1&2, 341, 433, 492
  • Canal Developments and Canal Directors, 118,189
  • Canal, Manchester Ship, 167, 213, 220, 275, 495
  • Canal, The Panama, 4, 112
  • Canal Schemes, Some Ship, 453, 518
  • Canal Schemes in France, 346
  • Canal, Ship, across the Florida Settlement, 499
  • Canal, Suez, 4
  • Canal, Ten Lock, Panama, 66
  • “ Canopus," Launoh of H.M.S., 366, 372
  • Cape Government Railways, Narrow Gauge Engine, 556
  • Cape Railways, 284
  • Cape Transit Rates to the Transvaal, 499
  • Capital Invested in British Railways, 319
  • Carbide, Analysis of Commercial Calcium, 625
  • Carbide of Calcium, 113
  • Carbide of Calcium and the Petroleum Acts, 313
  • Carbide of Calcium, M. Regnolei - Memmo’s
  • Electric Furnace for the Production of, 371
  • Carbide of Calcium Works in Savoy, 346
  • Carbides, New Method of Preparing, 625
  • Carbon in Cast Iron and Steel, On the State in which other Elements occur than, 131, 181
  • Carbon in the Human Furnace and Coal under a Boiler, Comparative amount of Work done by, 331
  • Carbon and Iron, Mr. Saniter on, 150
  • Carbon Manufacture, 168
  • Carbon in Pig Irons and Steels, The Various Dis¬tinct Forms under which it Exists, 499
  • Carborundum Manufacture and Properties of, 495
  • Carburetting of Illuminating Gas, On the, 26
  • Carburine as an Enricher, Three Years’ Use of, 26
  • Cardew, Major P., Bonus Sanctioned by the Indian Government to, 473
  • Cardiff, New Dock, 144, 419
  • Cardiff Railway Projecte, 536
  • Cardiff Waterworks Engineer on the Penarth Water Supply, 16
  • Cardiff Waterworks Opened, 346
  • Cardiff Waterworks, Sale of Plant, 144
  • Carey, Mr. A. E., Proposed Harbour at Licata, 30
  • Carlisle, Waterworks, Electric Light, New Plant for Gasworks under Consideration for, 650
  • Carnarvon Harbour, A Swing Bridge over, 371
  • Carnegie, Mr. Andrew, Rumoured Retirement from Business of, 16
  • Carnegie Company and the Steel Girder Rail Trade, 650
  • Carnot and Gontal, MM., on the Elements in Cast Iron and Steel, 131, 181
  • Carnot and Gontal, MM., on tho Various Forms in which Carbon exists in Ferreous Products, 499
  • Carr, Mr. W., bis Appointment by the Natal Government, 654
  • Cars for English Railways, American, 369
  • Cars for Express Trains, United States, 43
  • Cast Iron Cutters on Milling Machines in the United States, Successful Use of, 223 Cast Iron or Steel, MM. Carnot and Gontal on the Elements in, 131, 181
  • Cast Steel Shafts, 81
  • Casting intended for Use as a Steam Hammer, Blocks, Transit and Arrival of a Heavy, 526
  • Casting, A Great, 457
  • Casting, A Large, Messrs. Moorwood Sons and Co., 535
  • Casting Machine, New Pig Iron, 585
  • Costing Steel in Vacuum, 289
  • Casting Weighing Forty-three Tons, 238
  • Castleford Service Reservoir, Singular Fissure, 440
  • Catalogues:
  • 59,116, 227, 281, 295, 460, 512, 556, 577, 595, 621, 647
  • Caucasus, Construction of Large Engineering and Locomotive Works in the, 637
  • Cavitation, Mr. N. Barnaby on, 49, 59, 85
  • Cavities in Water by Screw Propellers at High Speed, On the Formation of, 49, 59, 85
  • Cawkwell, Mr. Wm., Personalty Left by, 181
  • Cay, Mr. J. F., on the Compensation Bill, 18
  • Cei, Captain, Quick-firing Rille Invented by, 59, 2/3
  • Cellulose Industry in Norway and Sweden, The, 625
  • Cement, Acid, House’s Cement Co., 213
  • Cement, Addition of Ragstone to Portland, 550
  • Cement, Portland, Chemical Constitution of. 615
  • Central London Railway, Progress of the, 371
  • Central Marine Engineering Co., Output of Engines Reported by, 611
  • “ Century " Water Heater, The, 87
  • Cesspool System of Drainage, The, 599
  • Ceylon, Railways in, 480
  • Ceylon, Railways Open in 1896 in, 273
  • Ceylon Railways, Profits on the, 650
  • Ceylon, Railways, Roads, and Bridges for, 465
  • Ceylon, Value of Import and Export Trade of, 33
  • Chadock, Captain, Iron Sliding Hatches, 288, 399
  • Chaff Cutters at the Royal Agricultural Society’s Show, 6
  • Chainless Bicycles, The Pope Co., 581
  • Chainmakers, Meeting of, at Cradley, 409
  • Chambers, Mr. W. Hoole, 254
  • Chang, Mr., 13
  • Channel Steamers, French-built, 426
  • “Cbantiers de La Loire,” Sailing Ship of 5000 Tons, 397
  • Chatelier, M. C., Analysis of Commercial Calcium Carbide, 625
  • Check Valve for Locomotives, Inside, 657
  • Cheltenham, Electric Light at, 302
  • Cheltenham Electrioity Works, 547
  • Chemulpo and Söul, Itailway between, 84
  • Cherry’s Helical Centrifugal Pump, 569
  • Chester, Mr. W. R., On the Automatic Regula¬tion of Pre8sare in the Distributing Mains, 26
  • Chicago Drainage Canal, The, 125, 129, 147, 153,
  • 172, 182, 341, 433, 492, 655
  • Chicago and tho Erie Canal, 655
  • Chicago River, Improvement of, 212
  • Chicago River, Rolling Bascule Bridge over, 516
  • Chili, Development of Iron and Steel Foundries in, 254
  • Chili, First Torpedo Boat for, 201
  • Chili, The Trans-Andine Railway, 397
  • Chilled Pig Metal, Advantages and Economy in Use of, 449
  • Chimney Construction? 303
  • China, The Blackburn Commission to, 419
  • China, British Exports to, 223
  • China, Electric Lighting in, 621
  • China, Mineral Wealth in, 449
  • China’s Need and England’s Opportunity, 281
  • China, Railway Extension ana General Progress in, 201, 273
  • Chinese Cruiser “ Hai Tien,” The New, 595, 597
  • Chinese Developments, 206
  • Chinese Iron, The Province of Shansi Contains the Purest Quality, 84
  • Chinese Railways, 84, 273, 427
  • Chipstead Valley Railway Opened, 523
  • Chitty Dynamo and Motor Company, Limited, The, 582, 598
  • Choice of a Profession, The, 407
  • Christiania, From H.M. Consul-General at, Tenders Invited, 33
  • Christy and Norris, Messrs., Exhibits at the Royal Agricultural Society’s Show, 6
  • Churchill and Co., Messrs. C., First and Second Operation Hub Machines, 532, 608
  • Cinder Paths for Bicyclists in the U.S., 16
  • Cinnabar in British Columbia, 65
  • City and Guild Examinations, 155
  • Civil Engineering Feat in Corea, 66
  • Civil War, The, 61
  • Claus System of Purification at Belfast, Mr. J. Stelfox on the, 26
  • Clay Plug, Perforation of Iron Plate by, 321
  • Clayton and Sbuttleworth’s Engine and Boiler, 5
  • Clayton and Shnttlewortb, Messrs. S., Exhibits at the Royal Agricultural Society’s Show, 5
  • Clayton and Shuttleworth, Messrs., Oil Engine, 579
  • Clayton and Shuttleworth, Messrs., Thrashing Machine and Grist Mill, 579
  • Clayton and Shuttleworth, Messrs., Traction Engine, 578
  • Cleaner, Boiler Tube, 510
  • Cleveland Ironmasters’ New Departure in regard to the Hours worked at their Furnaces, 585
  • Clinker Filter, The, 482
  • Clouds, Determining the Heights of, 285
  • Clyde Bridge, The New, 109
  • Clyde, Engineering Crisis on the, 37
  • Clyde, Free Ferries across the, and the Clyde Navigation Trustees, 397
  • Clyde, Purification of the, 6, 80
  • Clyde Shipbuilding, 75, 334, 350, 449, 576
  • Clyde Shipbuilding and the Engineering Diffi¬culties, 449
  • Clyde Shipyards, Ships Launched from, in Septem-
  • Clyde and Tyne Shipbuilding and Engineering,
  • Visit of the Naval Architects to the, 75
  • Coal:
  • Coal, Benzol, Liquor Tar, and Coke produced by
  • Carbonising One Ton of, 254
  • Coal Boring at Himley, 310
  • Coal Car Distillation, Mr. W. J. Pope on, 405
  • Coal-carrying Trade from England to North Germany and tho Exceptional Tariffs agreed on by the German Railways, 625
  • Coal a Cheap Medium for Sewage Purification, 18
  • Coal Consumption in Russia, British and Russian, 254
  • Coal Contract, The Cie. Générale Transatlantique, 460
  • Coal Conveyor, 100
  • Coal Conveyor, Messrs. Head, Wrightson, and Co., 132, 151
  • Coal Cutting Machinery, 301
  • Coal Field of the Transvaal, Mr. Forster Brown, 46
  • Coal Gas, Weight of, 254
  • Coal Industry in the United Kingdom, Improve¬ment in the Employment in, 423
  • Coal in Kent, 142
  • Coal Mines of Scotland, Slavery in the, 272
  • Coal Mining at Bridgeness, N.B., Submarine, 272
  • Coal as a Mode of Generating Power, Efficiency of, 331
  • Coal, Moisture in, 73
  • Coal at Odessa, Russian v. British, 331
  • Coal Output, Control of the, 144
  • Coal Output, New South Wales, 201
  • Coal Output in the United Kingdom, 371
  • Coal and Pig Iron Exports in August, British, 273
  • Coal Pits, Electric Locomotives to Work in, 201
  • Coal Production in Belgium, 302
  • Coal Production in Japan, Annual, 122
  • Coal Production of the United States, 66
  • Coal and Shale Mines in New South Wales, 204
  • Coal Shipment, Application of Travelling Belts to, 132
  • Coal and Sugar, 586
  • Coal Supply, The, 629
  • Coal Trade, Outlook in the, 602
  • Coal Trade, Truth about the, 238
  • Coal Traders’ Associations, Coalition of, against the Railway Companies, 637
  • Coal Wagons, North Country Coal Trade, Lack
  • Coast Defences, Completion of our, 374
  • Cochran and Co., Messrs., Removal of their Works to Annan, 550
  • Coking Plant, Messrs. Whigham and Sohombnrg, 33
  • Colchester Port, 4
  • Cold upon the Bending Properties of Metal.Influence of, 371
  • Coldrenick Viaduct Accident, The, 3
  • Cole, Mr. F. J., On Experiments in Boiler Bracing,
  • Collier, Mr. Alf., his Appointment, 486
  • Collieries, Abandonment of Yorkshire, 186 Collieries in the Market, 240, 263, 288, 312
  • Colliery Disputes, Nixon’s Mountain Ash, 512
  • Collision with an Iceberg, s.s. “Knight Bachelor ” after, 275
  • Collins, Sir R. Henn, his Appointment, 449
  • Colombo Harbour, 183, 443
  • Colonial Railway Reports, 656
  • Colours, Our Railways’, 650
  • Columbia Motor Carriage, 209
  • Commercial Missions in the Far East, 419
  • Commercial Steel Company of Great Britain, Limited, 581
  • Compagnie Générale Transatlantique, New Boats for the, 624
  • Companies Registered in Wales, New, 486
  • Compensation for Accidents, 12, 18, 19, 32, 111,
  • Compensation Bill, Mr. J. F. Cay on the, 18
  • Compensation Bill, Workmen’s, Protest against, 19
  • Compound Engines -i« Engines, Com¬pound
  • Compressed Air, On the Dangers and Value of, Compressed Air Diving Bell, Lake Huron, 433
  • Compressed Air Locomotives, American, 137
  • Compressed Air Locomotives in New York, 18
  • Compressed Iron Tires, Physical Proporties of, 217
  • Compressed Air Motor Cars on the New York Elevated Railway, Success of, 84 Compressed Air Tramcars in New York, Cost of Operating, 657
  • Compression and Tension ? What are, 420
  • Compulsory Benefit, 326
  • Concert, 608
  • Concession to Naval Mechanics. 634
  • Concrete, Manufacture and Use of, Mr. W. J. Shelley, 516
  • Condensation of Steam, On the Law of, 609
  • Condensation of Steam in Steam Engines and its Measurement, 641
  • Condensing Purposes, Formula to Estimate the Value of Water for, 158
  • Conductivity of Electrolytes, Professors Fleming and Dowar on the, 273
  • Conference, The, 551, 580, 610
  • Conference, After the, 527, 534
  • Congo State, Railway in the, 131
  • Congress on Navigation, International, 376
  • Consular Advice from Morocco, 346
  • Continuous Brake Return for the Last Half-year, 1896, 302
  • Continuous Rails, 35
  • Contracts:
  • Contract Delayed by Strike, Fulfilment of, 625
  • Contracts, Foreign, 552, 655
  • Contract Open, City and County of Kingston-upon-Hull Tramways, 505
  • Contracts Open, Railway Gasholder, Indian Railway, 260
  • Contracts Open, W. L. and W. Railway, Ireland, 305
  • Contracts Open, Wagon Frames, 432
  • Contract System, The, 241
  • Controller of the Navy, The, 236
  • Conveyor, Coal, 100
  • Cook, Mr. William, Hand-power Tire-bender, 38
  • Cooke, Mr. C. J. Bowen, on Engine Drivers and their Doties, 181
  • Copper Chloride, Dissolving Pig or Cast Iron by Cold and Neutral, 499
  • Copper Mining in England, Decrease in the, 371
  • Copper, Presence of Arsenic and Antimony in Crude, 449
  • Copper, Tensile Strength of Copper, 66
  • Copper on the West Coast of Newfoundland, 371
  • Corea, Civil Engineering Feat in, 66
  • Corean Government Steamers, An Unsuccessful Enterprise, 84
  • Cork Electric Tramways, The, 661
  • Cork Forests in Algeria, 346
  • Cornwall, Newquay and Junction Railway, 397
  • Coro and La Vela, Railway to Connect, 329
  • Corridor Train on the South-Eastern Railway, Now, 302
  • Corunna, Names of Importers of Machinery, Iron and Metal Work and Steel, 259
  • Cost of Oil Fuel for Steam Boilers, 656
  • Cost of Steam Power in the United States, On the, 636
  • Cost of Working Drawings, 555, 633, 655
  • Costly Ballast, 265
  • Cotton-spinning Industry, Japan, 484
  • Coupling Cars in America, Accidents to Em¬ployés in, 599 Couplings, Railway, 431
  • Couzens, Mr. H. W., Prepayment Meters, 42
  • Coverings for Boilers, Use of Scrap or Refuse Mica as, 254
  • Cowper-Coles Gold Recovery Process, The, 273
  • Cramp, Mr. Chas. H., On the American Merchant Marine, 626
  • Crampton, Mr. Willoughby, 366
  • Crank for Cycles, Barker’s Compound, 155, 201
  • Crank and Propeller Shafts, Mr. Manuel on, 49, 69
  • Crank Webs, Saw for, 87
  • Craven, Mr. Geo., New Nail, 252
  • Cravens, Limited, Messrs., Saloon Carriage for the King of Siam, 346
  • Creosoting Plant? 61
  • Creosoting Plant, 510
  • Crewe, Visit to, 287
  • Critchley, Mr. J. S., On the Daimler Motor and its Application to Auto-cars, 638
  • Crooker, jun., Mr. R., Development of the
  • American Blooming Mill, 371 Crookes, Sir W., President of the British Associa¬tion, 526
  • Crossgates and Wetherby, Doubling the Line between, 371
  • Crossley Bros., Messrs., Generating Station, Lausanne Electric Tramways, 60, 65
  • Croton Aqueduct Embankment, 316
  • Crowley and Co., Limited, Messrs., Gold Medal at the Dutch Agricultural Society’s Exhibi¬tion, 311
  • Cruisers for the French Navy, Now, 289
  • Cruiser, A New Japanese-built, 636
  • Cruiser “Vindictive,” H.M. Ram, 424
  • Crusher, The Jelman-Wepp, 653
  • Crystal Palace School of Engineering, 155
  • Cuba, Floating Dock for, 238
  • Cubical Contents, Correct, 155
  • Curious Engineering Expedients, 4
  • Curtis, Mr. R. H., On Sunshine Records obtained from a Campbell-Stokes Recorder and a Jordan Photographic Recorder, 581
  • Cutlery to the United States, Export of, 143
  • Cuttack, Ordnance and Gunshed Buildings at,
  • Cutter Bar, Messrs. Sargeant, 5
  • Cutting off Piles by Dynamite, 289
  • Cycles—tee alto Bicycles
  • Cycle Construction, Some Points in, 116
  • Cycles of Oil and Gas Engines, 583
  • Cycles of Gas and Oil Engines, Mr. J. D. Roots, 218, 268, 291, 315, 337, 360, 387, 413, 439, 466 490
  • Cycles, German and English, 397
  • Cycles of Internal Combustion Engines, 823
  • Cycles, Motor, Propelled with Acetylene Gas, 650
  • Cycle Show at the Crystal Palace, 550
  • Cycle Show, The National, 569
  • Cycles, &c , Show, The Stanley, 531
  • Cycle Spokes, Tension of, 353, 422
  • Cyclist's Bolls in France to be Audible at Fifty Yards' Distance, 1C9
  • Cyclists in Berlin, N umber of, 625
  • Cyfartha Iron and Steel Works, Visit to the, 171
  • Cylinder Clearance, Mr. Sinclair’s Remarks on, 84
  • Cyprus, Irrigation Works in, 516

D

  • DAIMLER Motor and its Application to Auto-cirs, On the, 638
  • Dairy Section, Royal Agricultural Society’s Show, Prizes Awarded in the, 6
  • Dairy Show, The, 396
  • Dam, Failure of the Bouzay, 256
  • Dam in a Mining Drift, Construction of a, 533
  • Dam, The Muchkundi, Bombay Presidency, 398,
  • Dangerous Trades, Report of the Committee on, 66
  • Danks and Co., Visit to the Boiler Works of Messrs., 186
  • Danube, New Bridge over the, 423
  • Danube, Tonnage of British Vessels Trading in, 16
  • Dauubius, Schoenichen and Hartmann Company, Hungarian Paddle Steamer (Supplement, Augutt 27(A), 207, 245
  • Darlington Technical College, Opening of, 312
  • Dartmouth, Naval College at, 273
  • Davenport, Mr. J. Aldersey, his Report to the Nantwich Rural District Council, 441
  • Davey, Mr. Henry, City of Birmingham Corpora¬tion Waterworks, 117
  • Davey, Pazman, and Company’s Works, Colches¬ter, Messrs., 570, 571, 574, 600, 604, 605, 606
  • Davidson Independent Air Pump, The, 311
  • Davis’s Motor Car Steering Gear, 519
  • Davis, Mr. J., on Three Years’ Use of Carbnrine as an Enricher, 26
  • Dawson, Mr., Mechanical Features of Electric Traction, 465, 483
  • Day, Mr. H. D., on the Magnetic Increment of Rigidity in Strong Fields, 16
  • Dean, Mr. F. W., on the Cost of Steam Power in the United States, 636
  • Dean, Mr. William, Minera, Engine, Great Western Railway [Supplement, November 5th, 1897), 442
  • Dean, Mr. W., Passenger Locomotive, Great Western Railway, 344
  • Deane Sinking Pump, 340
  • Death-rate in England and Wales, Second Quarter of 1897, 158
  • Decimal Classification ? 627
  • Dee Estates, Development of the, 354
  • Deeley, Mr. R. M., Economical Driving and Firing of the Locomotive Engine, 243
  • Denmark, Consul J. Boyle on the Trade and Finance of, 201
  • Denny and Bros., Messrs. W., The Paddle Steamer “ Walton Belle,” 64
  • Denny and Bros., Messrs. T., Triple-expansion Engines s.s. “ Walton Belle,” 53, 64
  • Depilatory Agent, X Rays used as a, 302
  • Deputy Director-General of Ordnance, 621
  • Derby, The Sewage Scheme for, 625
  • Design in Relation to Maintenance, Mr. W. B. Worthington on, 581
  • Devil’s Dyke Railway, Brighton, Steep Grade Railway, 118
  • Dewhurst and Son, Limited, Electric Light Installation for the Treeton Colliery Company,
  • Diagram Accounts for Engineering Works, Mr. Jamieson on, 465
  • Diamond Mine in the Transvaal, Discovery of the First, 449
  • Diamonds, Process for Producing Artificial, 331
  • Diamond S. Shoe, The Sargent Company’s, 473
  • Diaries and Calendars:
  • 595, 647
  • Dickson, Mr. J. D. Hamilton, On the Connection between Electric Resistance and Temperature, 625
  • Dielectrics, Testing the Admixtures of Iron in Sulphur and other, 526
  • Dies, Hard Steel, 361
  • “ Diesel ” Oil Engine, The, 864, 391
  • Dines Anemometer, The, 496
  • Dingley, Tariff Influence of the New, 142
  • Direct Connection and Belt Driving, Comparative Tests of the Relative Efficiency, 650
  • Dispatch Boats for the German Navy to be Dis¬continued, Construction of, 371
  • Disputes, labour and Wages -tee alto Strike and Lock-out Disputes, Labour, 332
  • Disputes, Number of British Workpeople In¬volved in, 346
  • Dissolving Pig or Cast Iron by Cold and Neutral Chloride of Copper, 499
  • Distributing Systems, Abstracts of Three Papers on, 51
  • District Railway, Bill for Undertunnelling the, 84
  • Divination, 304, 343, 422, 469
  • Diving Bell, Compressed Air, Lake Huron, 433
  • Dixon and Co., Messrs. Raylton, Largest Vessel ever Constructed in the Tees, 312
  • Dock Accommodation at West Hartlepool, Pro¬jected, 526
  • Dock at Avonmouth, A New, 375, 397, 592
  • Dock at Blyth, New Graving, 480, 495
  • Docks, Bristol, 375, 397, 592
  • Dock for Cuba, Floating, 238
  • Dock, Dry, Port Orchard, U.S.A., 245
  • Dock, Electric Installation at a Graving, 611
  • Dock Extension at Ipswich, The Proposed, 499
  • Docks at Hamburg, New, 252 Docks, Hull, 83, 616
  • Dock, Large Floating, 431
  • Docks, Liverpool, 616
  • Docks, Portsmouth New, 632
  • Dock Railway Branch, Gloucester, A New, 236
  • Dock Scheme, West of the River Taff, 334
  • Dock at Troon, Now Graving, 254
  • Docks, Use of Dynamite in Graving, 13
  • Docks, Weymouth, 616
  • Donaldson’s Gas Engine, 260
  • Donaldson, Mr. Hay Fred., his Appointment, 621
  • Donkin, Mr. Bryan, On the Edison Ore Extract¬ing Works, 448
  • Door, Revolving, for Water-tight Bulkheads, 106
  • Dorman, Long, and Co., Annual Meeting of the Shareholders, 585
  • Dorman, Long, and Co., Limited, Annual Report, 535
  • Doubling of the Line between Brest and Rennes, 16
  • Doubling the Line between Crossgates and Wetherby, 371
  • Doubling of Railway Lines in Japan, 636
  • Douglas, Isle of Man, Proposed Breakwater and Pier for, 643
  • Doulton, Sir Berry, 490
  • Dover Corporation, A Municipal Telephone Exchange Discussed by, 625
  • Dover, Tha New Harbour, 375, 592
  • Dover and Somersetshire Coalfields, On the Corre¬lation of the, 611
  • Drainage and Sewage Disposal Scheme Approved by the Local Government Board, 16
  • Drainage System of Naples, The Now, 316
  • Drawbrige Built at Buffalo, New Type of, 286
  • Drawbridge at Toronto, An Unequal-arm Electric, 379
  • Drawings, Unfair Use of, 105, 140
  • Dredger, Tho Ball Gold, 341
  • Dredger “ Casuarina,” Sand Pump Suction, 644, 619
  • Dredger, Suction and Bucket, Messrs. A. F. Smulders and Co., 199
  • Drilling Machines, Bench, 435
  • Dry Dock, Government, at Port Orchard, U.S.A., 215
  • Dryness of July, 1897, 131
  • Duane, Mr. W., Rival Spectroscopy, 526
  • Dubiau’s Boiler, 353
  • Dublin, Wicklow, and Wexford Railway, Defen¬sive Works on the, 223
  • Diibs and Co., Messrs., Contracts for Locomotives, 625
  • Ducru, M. 0., On the Electrolytic Separation of Nickel and Cobalt from Iron, 331
  • Dudley, Tramways of, 573
  • Dum Dum Ballet, The, 598
  • Duncan, D. Ebenezcr, On the Attitude of the Modern Workman to Machinery, 636
  • Dundee, Shipbuilding in, 577
  • Dunkerley, Mr. Stanley, bis Appointment, 181
  • Dunkirk, Limited Company Formed at, for Fish¬ing with Steam Trawler, 346
  • Durston, Sir A. J., Review of the History of Marine Engineering from the Founding of the Institution to the Present Date, 25, 27
  • Dust Destruction, Electricity and, 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Dust Destructors, Erratum in the Notice of, 26
  • Dust Destructors, Shoreditch, 113
  • Dutch Agricultural Society’s Exhibition, Gold Medal Awarded to Messrs. Crowley and Co., Ltd., 311
  • Dyeing in India, Possible Disappearance of the Art of, 16
  • Dynamics, Prof. J. Galbraith on the Science of, 302
  • Dynamics, Teaching of, 113
  • Dynamics, Theoretical, 469, 523, 555, 583, 638,655
  • Dynamite, Cutting Off Piles by, 289
  • Dynamite in Graving Docks, Use of, 13 Dynamite Outrage in Japan, 636
  • Dynamo, The Largest in the World, 423
  • Dynamo, A Three-phase 1500-Kilowatt, 533
  • Dynamometer ? Wallace’s Graphic, 551

E

  • EARDLEY-WILMOT, Capt. S., Lectures on the British Navy, 573
  • Early Propellers, 393
  • East London Technical College, The, 317
  • Eastbourne Water Supply, 109
  • Eayrs, Mr. J. T., On Brick Paving for Carriage Ways, 95
  • Echota, Works for the Manufacture of Phos¬phorus, 346
  • Economical Freight Movement, 657
  • Eddy, Mr. (with Portrait), 131, 161
  • Edison’s Opinion as to the Motor Carriage Problem, 66
  • Edison’s Ore Extracting Works, 448
  • Edge Tool Trade, Dispute in the, 143
  • Edged Tools, Playing with, 305
  • Efficiency, Fan, 583, 633
  • Efficiency of Steam Turbines, 583
  • Egypt, Light Locomotives for, 484
  • Egypt, Railway Extension, 371
  • Egyptian Bridges, 76, 90, 136
  • Egyptian Government, Gunboat for the, 371
  • Egyptian Government threatens to Cancel Orders for Tools in England not Delivered on Account of Strike, 371
  • Egyptian Railways, Bridge Building for, 90
  • Egyptian Towns, Population of the Chief, 334

Eight Hours Day:

  • Eight Hours Day, The, 11,19, 45, 62, 70, 71, 72,
  • 93, 105, 107, 120, 140, 143, 155, 414, 435
  • Eight Hours Day, Blast Fumacemen and the, 62
  • Eight Hours Day at the Blast Furnaces in the North, 435
  • Eight Hours Day, The, What it Means, 120
  • Eight Hours Day, Forward Policy of the Amalga¬mated Society of Engineers with regard to the, 414
  • Eight Hours Question in America, The, 158
  • Eight Hours Shift at the Blast Furnaces, Question of the, 143
  • Elan Valley Waterworks, Visit to the, 238
  • Elder, Dempster, and Co., Steamers Building for, 435, 436

Electric News:

  • Electrical Apparatus for Regulating Pressure in Distributing Gas Mains, 26
  • Electric Arc Lamps, A 35-Watt Standard Advo¬cated for, 331
  • Electric Association, Municipal, 13
  • Electric Brakes on the Mont Csnis Line, Trial of, 302
  • Electric Brakes, Siemens and Halske’s, 201
  • Electric Brazing, Apparatus for, 654
  • Electrical Cab, London, 190, 206
  • Electric Cabs, New York, 227
  • Electric Cab Service in London, Accident con¬nected with the New, 302
  • Electric Cars for Leeds, with regard to Messrs. Greenwood and Batley’s Contract for Supply of, 625
  • Electrical Cars in London, 277
  • Electric Charging Machine for Open-hearth Furnaces, Mr. J. Head on, 311
  • Electrical Communication with Lighthouses, 434
  • Electric Conduits for Street Cars in New York, 331
  • Electric Construction Company, Annual Meeting and Report, 121
  • Electric Construction Company, Illustrated Pamphlet issued by, 254
  • Electric Construction Company, Limited, Exten¬sion of their Works, 510
  • Electrical Construction Company, Orders for Halifax, 262
  • Electric Current Generator, Three phase Alternating, 423
  • Electric Current used by Burglars, 33
  • Electric Device attached to the Turntable, Cost of Turning a Locomotive by an, 650
  • Electric Drawbridge, Toronto, An Unequal-arm, 379
  • Electric Drill to Excavate the Simplon Tunnel, 331
  • Electric Energy, Distribution of, 485
  • Electric Engineering, On Some Recent Applica¬tions of, 612
  • Electric Enterprise in California, 131
  • Electric Equipment for Factory Purposes, Pro¬fessor D. E. Jackson, 20
  • Electric Light Extension in England, 526
  • Electric Light in Bradford, 362
  • Electric Lighting of Cheltenham, 302, 547
  • Electric Lighting in China, 621
  • Electric Lighting in Columbia University Library, Novel System of, 646
  • Electric Lighting Dspartment, Hampstead Vestry, Report of, 131
  • Electric Light and Dust Destruction Works, Shoreditch, 113
  • Electric Lighting at Gloucester, 222
  • Electric Lighting at Leicester, 61
  • Electrically Lighting the Ocean Track between New York and European Ports, Scheme for, 650
  • Electric Light for Quarry Work, 18
  • Electric Lighting, Rangoon, 431
  • Electric Lighting at St. Etienne, 55
  • Electric Light for the Thames Embankment, 86
  • Electric Lighting of Villages, 352
  • Electric Light in a Yorkshire Village, 423
  • Electric Locomotives to Work in Coal Pit3, 201
  • Electric Motor Carriage, 507
  • Electric Motors in a Factory in America, 379
  • Electric Motors for Heavy Machinery, 212
  • Electric Motors in Shops, Methods of Applying, 47
  • Electric Omnibus, 212
  • Electric Oscillations in Wires, Mr. H. C. Pock- lington on, 499
  • Electric Plant, Another Water Power and, 408
  • Electric Power Plant of the New York Clearing House, 212
  • Electric Plant, Question of a Unit for Rating the Efficiency of, 66
  • Electric Ploughing Installation, M. Felix Prat, 201
  • Electric Power Development, 503
  • Electric Power Plant, Hydraulic, 43
  • Electrically-propelled Delivery Wagon, 423
  • Electric Railway, Brighton and Rottingdean, 84
  • Electric Railway Construction near Bound Brook, N.J., Rapid, 599
  • Electric Railway, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, 286
  • Electric Railway up the Görner Grat, Trial Trips on, 625
  • Electric Railway, Proposed, 661
  • Electric Railways in the United States., Develop¬ment of the, 512
  • Electric Resistance and Temperature, Relation between, 625
  • Electric Seismoscope, 526
  • Electrical Standardising Laboratory, Board of Trade, 363
  • Electric Supply Station for Berne, 65
  • Electric Telegraph, Prof. O. Lodge on the Prin¬ciples of the, 495
  • Electric Traction, 330, 476
  • Electric Traction in Argentina, 642
  • Electric Traction on Belgian State Railways, 650
  • Electric Traction of Canal Boats in France, 181
  • Electric Traction, On the Mechanical Features of, 465, 483
  • Electric Traction, Third Rail, 43
  • Electric Traction in the United States, 498
  • Electric Tramcar, Double Rail, 654
  • Electric Tramways, Brisbane, 223
  • Electric Tramways, The Cork, 661
  • Electric Tramways in Dublin, 430
  • Electric Tramway Engine, Gasoline and, 635
  • Electric Tramways, Lausanne, 60, 65
  • Electric Tramways, Leeds, 346
  • Electric Tramays, Middlesbrough, Thornby, and Stockton, 331
  • Electric Tramways, Montreal, 331
  • Electric Tramways in Rome, 405
  • Electric Tramways for St. Petersburg, 302
  • Electric Tramway Service in Leeds, Breakdown in, 397
  • Electric Tramway, Surface Contact, 635
  • Electric Tramways—see also Tramways Electric Typewriter, An, 449
  • Electric Umpire, An, 482
  • Electric Underground Railway, Berlin, 65
  • Electrical Work in England and Abroid, Alderman Higginbottom on, 449
  • Electricity in our British Navy, Important Part Played by, 550
  • Electricity Distribution Apparatus known as the “Oxford System,” 254
  • Electricity and Dust-Destruction in Shoreditch, 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Electricity Meters, Mr. T. P. Wilmshurst, 41
  • Electricity in an Office Building, 91
  • Electricity for Power Purposos to South Stafford¬shire Industrial Centres, Scheme for Formation of a Company to Supply, 558
  • Electricity, Railway Signalling by, Messrs. Currie and Timmis’ Petition, 595
  • Electricity, Regulations recommended by the Committee on Dangerous Trades, 66
  • Electricity, Street Lighting by, 40
  • Electricity Works of the Islington Vestry, The, 530
  • Electro-Burglary, 13
  • Electrolytes, The Conductivity of, 273
  • Electrolytic Apparatus, Rhodin’s, 458
  • Electrolytic Condenser and Current Rectifier, 33
  • Electrolytic Separation of Nickel and Cobalt from Iron, 331
  • Elements of Train Resistance, 392, 400, 431
  • Elevated Railway, Raising an, 212
  • Elevating Railway Tracks, 581
  • Ellery, Mr. C. S., his Presidential Address, 26
  • Ellis and Atherton’s Meter, 42
  • Ellis, Mr. C., On Non-inflammable Wood, 25, 29
  • Ellis, Mr. J. D., on the Developments in the Manufacture of, 33
  • Ellis-May Vacuum Steel Syndicate, First Meeting, 289
  • Emigration, German Transmarine, 109
  • Emigration in November of 1897, 625
  • Empire State Express, The, 277
  • “ Empress Queen,” Paddle Steamer (Supplement, September 16th, 1897), 220, 228, 211, 253
  • Engineering- and Engines:
  • Engineering io Australia, The Profession of, 522
  • Engineering Crisis on the Clyde, The, 37
  • Engineering Difficulties and the Clyde Shipbuild¬ing Trade, 449
  • Engineering Dispute, The—see ah) Strike and Lock-out, 45, 70, 71, 72, 93, 107, 117, 206
  • Engineering Expedients, Curious, 4
  • Engineering Features of the Sinking and Equip¬ment of a Modern Colliery, 586 *Engineering Firms, Representatives of, in Japan, 636
  • Engineering and Locomotive Works in the Caucasus, 637
  • Engineering in Madagascar, 195
  • Engineering and Metal Trades, Employment at, During November, 599
  • Engineering Research, The Value of, 374
  • Engineering, Smart, 629
  • Engineering Trade Dispute, The—see also Strike and Lock-out and Engineers’ Strike, 107, 117
  • Engineering Trade, Strike In the-»:
  • Strike and Lock-out, The:
  • Engineering Works, On Diagram Accounts for, 465
  • Engineers at the Camera Club, 457
  • “Engineer” Cycle Works, Limited, The, 87, 113
  • Engineer, An English v. an American, for the
  • Electric Tramway in Liverpool, 158
  • Engineer in Japan, Caances of the Foreign, 377
  • Engineers' Strike, The, 130, 161, 179, 207, 213, 258, 285, 305
  • Engineer Students for the Navy, Result of the
  • Examination of, 131 Engineers and Town Councils, 476
  • Engines, Acetylene for Driving, 423
  • Engine, Acetylene Gas, 442
  • Engine, Atmospheric, Polsounow’s, 275
  • Engine Auxiliaries in the Mercantile Marine, On Main, 658
  • Engine, Ballasting and Shunting, Imperial Japanese Railways (Supplement, November Ï6th, 1895, 525
  • Engines, The Beiliss, 128, 137, 166
  • Engine and Boiler, Messrs. 9. Clayton and Shnttlewortb, 5
  • Engine, Compound High-speed Self-lubricating, Messrs. Billina Co., 156, 166
  • Engines, Compound Launch, 71
  • Engine, Compound Mastodon, 54
  • Engines, Compound Mill, Messrs. Whitmore and Binyon, 324, 329
  • Engines, Compound Portable, 649
  • Engines, Cycles of Gas and Oil, 218, 238, 291, 315, 337, 360, 387, 439, 466, 490, 583
  • Engines, Cycles of Internal Combustion, 323
  • Engine, The “Diesel” Oil, 364, 391
  • Engine, Donaldson’s Gas, 250
  • Engine Drivers and their Duties, Mr. C. J. Bowen Cooke, 181
  • Engines and Dynamo for the Bradford Electric Light Station, 391, 419
  • Engine, Economic Development of the Steam, 440
  • Engine, Gas, Messrs. Wells Brothers, 596, 610
  • Engine, Gasoline and Electric Tramway, 635
  • Engine, Gas, 140-horse Power Duplex, 420, 421
  • Engine, Gas, Thermodynamics of the, 468
  • Engine Governors, 539, 555, 563, 598, 583
  • Engine Governors, Professor R. H. Smith, 515
  • Engines, High-speed, Self-lubricating, Mr. Morecorn, 104, 128, 137, 166
  • Engine, The Ideal Oil, 282
  • Engine Indicators, 317
  • Engine Indicator, High-speed, 185
  • Engines for Japan, Pumping (Supplement, August 6th, 1897), 132,133
  • Engines—see also Locomotives Engines, Main and Auxiliary, their Relative Coal
  • Expenditure, 273 Engines, Oil, 104
  • Engine, OJ, Knight’s Experimental, 583
  • Engines, Oil and Gas, 422, 469
  • Engines, Oil, in Lighthouses, 503, 523, 554
  • Engine, Oscillating, 469
  • Engines in Prussia on October 1st, Steam, 599
  • Engine and Pump Oil, Messrs. J. B. Petter and Sons, 38
  • Engines, Pnmping, Hereford Waterworks, 114
  • Engines, Pumping, at Liverpool, 380, 555
  • Engine Pumping, Low Field Mine, 110, 118
  • Engines, Pumping, in the United States, 495
  • Engines, Pumping, West Middlesex Waterworks,
  • Hampton (Supplement, September Uth, 1897), 308
  • Engines—see also Pumping Engines
  • Engine-room Artificers in the Navy, 451
  • Engine-room Artificers, Re-engagement of, En¬couraged by the Admiralty, 573
  • Engine-room Staffs Commended by the Admiral, 131
  • Engine-room Warrant Officers, 584
  • Engine, Thermo-Dynamics of the Gas, 155, 189
  • Engines, Traction and Agricultural, Royal Agri¬cultural Society’s Show, 5
  • Engines, Triple-expansion, s.s. “Walton Belle," 63, 64
  • Engines, Two New Tramway, 302
  • Engines, Winding, 341
  • Engines, Winding, Messrs. Nasmyth, Wilson, and Co., Ebbw Vale Steel and Iron Co. (Supple¬ment, October 10th, 1897), 342
  • English Ambassadors’ Yacht, The Thames Iron¬works Co., 478, 481
  • English and American Prices for Railway Material, 66
  • English v. American Railway Bridges, 15, 32, 69, 81, 105, 159, 227, 343
  • English Locomotives, Trials of, 491
  • English Railways, American Cars for, 869
  • English Shipbuilders, Vessels Launched in October by, 473
  • English Shipbuilding, A Year’s, 599
  • English Steamers under Foreign Flags, 63
  • Englishmen, German-made, 112
  • Enomoto, Count (Portrait), 317
  • “ Ernest Bazin’’ for Sale, The Roller Steamer the, 650
  • Erratum in the Notice of Dust Destructors, 26
  • Eton Sewerage, 29
  • ^Vain89')U 13’n^33"Q^ne ^up^emenl> August 6th,
  • Evaporation of Water, Apparatus for Measuring ’ the, 215
  • Evesham Villages Water Supply, 612
  • Exhibitions:
  • Exhibition, The Brewers’, 423, 430, 454
  • Exhibition, The Bru?sols, Closing of, and Awards at, 397, 469
  • Exhibition at DijoD, Universal and International, 599
  • Exhibition of Engineering, Shipbuilding. M'nhg, and Engineering, The Sunderland, 535
  • Exhibition, 1901, Glasgow International, 375. 570
  • Exhibition of Spanish Industries, Madrid, 150
  • Expensive Book ever Published, The Most, 273
  • Explosion on Board an Italian Warship, 33
  • Explosion, Boiler, at Devonport Dockyard, 321
  • Explosion of Cartridges, Rnstchuk, 163
  • Explosion, Colliery, 177
  • Explosion at the Factory of Nobel’s Explosives Company, Col. Ford’s Report on, 109
  • Explosion in a Machine Factory in Kiew, Fearful, 660
  • Explosive Compound, Smokeless Powders and their Ballistic Results, 97
  • Explosives in Mines, Use of Dangerous, made Prohibitive by the Home Secretary, 650
  • Explosives and Modern War Vessels, High, 615
  • Explosives, New System of Throwing High, 4
  • Explosive Oils, Raising of the Flash Point to be Recommended, 371
  • Explosives for Use in Coal Mines, No Absolutely Safe, 625
  • Exports and Coastwise and Foreign Shipments, Nine Months’, 355
  • Express, The Empire State, 277
  • Express Train, Fast, 300
  • Express Trains, New Cars for, United States, 43

F

  • FACTORIES in the Central Provinces of India, 331
  • Factories of Explosives in Great Britain, 254
  • Failure of Steam Pipes, 343, 393, 431
  • Fairbairn’8
  • Formula for the Strength of Plain
  • Cylindrical Boiler Flues, 449
  • Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, s 8. “Empress Queen,” 220, 228, 244, 253
  • Fan Efficiency, 327, 583, 633
  • Fans, Experiments npon Propeller Ventilating, 419
  • Fans, Propeller Ventilating. 453
  • Fans, Ventilating, 522
  • Farming on Sewage Filter Beds in America, 17
  • Fast Express Train, 252, 300
  • Fast Run Fifty Years ago, A, 607
  • Fast Railway Run in America, 144
  • Faucet, A Sliding, 206
  • Feathering Propellers, Sheathing or, 498
  • Fedden, Mr. S. E., Street Lighting by Electricity, 40
  • Federated Engineering and Shipbuilding Em¬ployers, Statement on Behalf of the Employers. 134
  • Felix, Hadley, and Co., Dispute at the Works of, 354
  • Female Labour in German Factories, 331
  • Ferguson, Mr. Louis A., Combination of the Alternating and Direct-current Systems for Electric Light and Power Circuits, 599
  • Ferry Steamer “ Chebucto,” Canadian, 163, 344, 345, 349
  • Field, Mr. Cyrus W., his Private Paper relating to the First Atlantic Cable, &c., 526
  • Field Gun Carriage, Piffard’s, 341
  • Fielding and Platt, Messrs., Hydraulic Riveter, 417
  • Fighting Powers of our Line-of-Battle Ships, 111
  • Files for the Continent, 383
  • Filter, The Clinker, 482
  • Filtering Sewage through Coal Dust, 473
  • Finance Committee of the London County Council, Report of, 599
  • Fire-arms, Captain Cei’s New Rifle, 59, 273
  • Fire-boxes, Locomotive, 522
  • Fire Brigade Committee of the London County Council, Reorganisation of the River Service Recommended by the, 625
  • Fire in Cripplegate, The Improvements Com¬mittee of the London County Council in rela¬tion to the, 625
  • Fire in London, The Great, 526
  • Fire Prevention, 553
  • Fireproof Floors, Test of, 17
  • Fire at the Woking Factory of the International
  • Electric Supply Co., 118
  • Firing at Portsmouth heard at Hungerford, Wilts, 24 6
  • Firth, Mr. J. Loxley, 652
  • Fishguard, Deep-water Harbour Construction at, 603
  • Fish-joint, The, 594
  • Fish Market, A Floating, 276
  • Fishing with Steam Trawler at Dunkirk, 346
  • Fleet Illuminations at Spithead, June, 1897, 103
  • Fleming and Dewar, Professors, On the Con¬
  • ductivity of Electrolytes at Temperatures below Freezing Point, 273
  • Fleming and Ferguson, Limited, Messrs., Sand Pump Suction Dredger, 644, 649
  • Fletcher, Mr. Lavington E., 65
  • Fletcher, Russell, and Co., Extension of their
  • Works, 535
  • Flight and Flying Machines, Major Fullerton on, 201
  • Floating Dock for Cuba, 238
  • Floating Dock, Large, 431
  • Floating Hotel for Non-Unionists, A, 214
  • Floor for a Machine Shop, A good Basement, 201
  • Floors, Test of Fireproof, 17
  • Floorcloth Printing Machines ? 424
  • Florida Peninsular, Ship Canal across the, 371
  • Flow of Air, 523
  • Flow in Canals ? 527
  • Flow of Steam, Velocity of tho, 66
  • Fluids, Vortox Motion of, 181
  • Fluorine, Liquefaction of, 423
  • Flying Machine, A New, 625
  • Fly-wheel Accident, Disastrous, 423
  • Fly-wheel of New Design, 449
  • Fly-wheels, Safety, 635
  • Fly-wheels, Steel Plate, 29
  • Foerster, Professor, Experiments with Nickel, 599
  • Fog Signal, Pratt’s Automatic, 17
  • Fog Signals, A System of, 370
  • Foleshill, Sewage Scheme for, 66
  • Forage Preparing Machine, 451
  • Forced Lubrication ? 183
  • Ford, Mr. Isaac, 287
  • Foreign Competition, 136
  • Foreign Contracts, 552, 655
  • Foreign Warships at Spithead (Supplement. Jah 2nd, 1897) i
  • Foreign Weights and Measures?
  • Formosa, Naval Station for, 302
  • Fortescue-Flannery, Mr., his Presidential Address to the Institute of Marine Engineers, 573
  • Fortescue-Flannery, Mr., The Reduction of the Combined Weight of Machinery, Fuel the Essence of Past Progress, 625
  • Fortifications on Points Wilson, Marrowstone and Admiralty, Erection of, 254
  • Fortification Work in the United States, Sscrecy in regard to, 273
  • Forwood, Sir Arthur, on the Compressed Air System, v. the Trolley Overhead for Tram¬ways, 331
  • Foster, Mr. C. S., 191
  • Foundations, Mr. C. F. B. N. Weston on, 457
  • Foundry Test Bars, Mr. Moldenke on the Use of, 654
  • Fowler and Co., Messrs. John, Exhibits at the Royal Agricultural Society’s Show, 5
  • Fox, Mr., Non-inflammable Wood, the Invention of, 33
  • France, Bridge Accident in, 82
  • France, Canal Communication in, 346
  • France, Experiments on the Effects of Shell Fire, 331
  • France, Formation of a Company in, to Promote Electric Traction of Canal Boats, 181
  • France, Locomotives Ordered at Creusot, 273
  • France, The Motor Car Industry in, 23
  • France, Motor Car Race in, 102
  • France, Naval Constructions in, 453
  • France and her Navy, 206
  • France, Yves Guyot on Industry and Commerce in, 158
  • Free Labour e. Trade Unionism, 367
  • Freight Movement, Economical, fc57
  • French Battleship Machinery, 401
  • French-built Channel Steamers, 426
  • French Cable between Brest and New York, A New, 16
  • French Imports and Exports during Eight Months, Value of, 302
  • French Mercantile Marine, The, 160
  • French Navy, The, 552
  • French Navy and the British, the Figaro on the, 158
  • French Navy, New Cruisers for the, 289
  • French Railways, Doubling of the Line between Brest and Rennes, 16
  • French Shipbuilding, 430
  • French Shipping, Marseilles and, 276
  • French Soudan, Extension of the Military Rail¬way in, 158
  • French State Railways, Construction and Recon¬struction of Rolling Stock, 473
  • Friction Driving, Experiments on, 650
  • Fuel Economy, 530
  • Fuller, Mr. Harnett John, Preparation of Parlia¬mentary Plans for Railways, 439, 463, 489, 523, 581
  • Fuller, Mr. H. J., Sliding Faucet, 206
  • Fullerton, Major, On Flight and Flying Machines, 201
  • Furnaces in B'ast in Sweden, 273
  • Furnace, Geber's, 201
  • Furnace for Production of Carbide of Calcium, Electric, 371
  • Furness Railway, Corridor Carriages on the, 93
  • Furness Railway Company, Holidays for their Men, 273
  • Future, Into the, 651
  • G
  • GADD and Mason Spiral Guided Holder at the Chester Works, Tne, 26
  • Galatz, Falling Away of the Timber Trade from, 16
  • Galatz, Trade in Staves in, 16
  • Galatz, The Wharfage Accommodation at, 16
  • Galena, New Method of Smelting, 346
  • Galvanised Iron Steam Piping? 303
  • Galvanised Sheets Made of Steel with the Oxide Removed and Coated with Spelter, Advan¬tages of, 223
  • Galvanisers’ Pickle, The Question what should be done with, 142
  • Galvanising Tanks, 15
  • Galvanising Wire, New Process of, 650
  • Galbraith, Prof. John, Address on “ Applied Mechanics,” 302
  • Gangout, The, 13, 50
  • Garrard, Mr. E. C., Specialised Machine Tools, 505 i
  • Gas, Acetylene, 356 i
  • Gas, Acetylene, Rate of Decomposition Increases under Pressure, 550
  • Gas-burner, Theory of the Atmospheric, 26
  • Gas, Carburetting of Illuminating, 26 i
  • Gas, On Cooking and Ventilation by the Aid of, 26
  • Gas Engine, Donaldson’s, 250
  • Gas Engines, Oil and, 469
  • Gas Engine, Thermo-Dynamics of the, 155, 189, 468
  • Gas Furnace, Toe Arabian Alchemist Geber's, 201
  • Ga3 Holders, Railway, 260
  • Gas Mains in Johannesburg, 331
  • Gas Manufacture in the Metropolis, 128
  • Gas Manufacture, On Naphthalene in Modern, 26
  • Gas Motor, An Acetylene, 442
  • Gas Power Phnt, A Modern, 420, 421
  • Gas Pressure by Electricity, Automatic Regulation of, 26
  • Gas Purification at Belfast, The Claus System of, 26
  • Gas in Sussex, Discovery of Natural, 625
  • Gas, Weight of Coal, 254
  • Gasholder, Giving Way of a Patent Rope-guided,
  • Gasholder at the Chester Works, The Gadd and Mason Spiral Guided, 26
  • Gasoline and Electric Tramway Engine, 635
  • Gates, Ths Largest Steel Lock, 635
  • Gauge Glass Protector, 482 i
  • Gauges, Light Railway, 32, 35, 251
  • Gauge for Very High Pressures, 43
  • Geber’s Gas Furnace, 201 i
  • Generation of Steam, Mr. J. C. F. Snell and Mr. J. J. Steinitz on the, 14
  • Genoa, Harbour. Improvements at, 84
  • German Blast Furnaces, September Output, 550 I
  • German Cycles and English Competition, 397
  • German Import and Export in Iron, Ore, Metals, Machines, and Coal, 192
  • German Inland Waterways, 275
  • German-made Englishmen, 112
  • German Manufactures in South America, 397
  • German Navy, The, 230
  • German Needle Trade, The, 223
  • German Railway Accidents, 371
  • German Railways in Africa, 523
  • German Technical School comes to England for Engineering Appliances, A, 181
  • German Textile Industry, Development of the, 331
  • German Tin-plate Trade, 401
  • German Torpedo Boat “S. 26,” Loss of the, 331
  • German Transmarine Emigration for June of the Present Year, 109
  • Germany, British Trade in, 345
  • Germany, Census of Mechanics and Working People in, 331
  • Germany, Englishmen Made in, 112
  • Germany, Made in, 313
  • Germany, Output of Pig Iron in, 273
  • Germany and the Paris Exhibition, 375
  • Germany, Sewing Needles in, 518
  • Germany, Steamship Lengthening in, 506
  • Geriistpfeiler Viaduct, The Bridge, 617
  • Gibbings, Mr., Municipal Aids to Wiring, 41
  • “ Giovanni Bausan," Explosion on Board the, 33
  • Girders, Proportions of, 633
  • Glamorgan Railway, Opening of, 550
  • Glasgow International Exhibition, 1901, 375, 576
  • Glasgow, Sewage Disposal on the South Side of, 302
  • Glasgow and South-western Railway Report, 254
  • Glasgow Town Council, Tenders for Cast Iron Pipes Advertised for, 346
  • Glasgow, A Tramway System for, 331
  • Glasgow Water Supply, An American Firm’s Tender for Cast Iron Pipes, 612
  • Glasgow, Mr. W. A. Chamen Appointed Elec¬trical Engineer for, 650
  • Gloucester, Electric Lighting at, 222
  • Gloucester, New Dock Railway Branch, 236
  • Gold in Australia, New Zealand, and Tasmania, Yield of, 192
  • Gold Coin called in and Rehabilitated by the
  • Government, 254 Gold Dredger, The Ball, 341
  • Gold Dredging in California, 631
  • Gold Export from Western Australia during Six Months, 33
  • Gold Exports from Westralia, 158
  • Gold Mining in Johannesburg, Deep Level, 655
  • Gold Mining in New South Wales, 109
  • Gold Produced from tho Mines of Western Australia, 371
  • Gold Recovery Process, An Aluminium Cathode a Chief Feature of the Cowper-Coles, 273
  • Gold Standard, Japan, 484
  • Gold in Sweden, 625
  • Gold and Tin in Tasmania, 181
  • Gold in the United Kingdom, Production of, 371
  • Gold in Western Australia, Yield and Output, 254
  • Gooday, Mr. J. F. S., Succeeds Sir Allen Sarle, 573
  • Goodby and Sons sued by Mr. H. W. Lindop, 158
  • Göttingen Heliometer, Jupiter’s Diameter Measured by, 33
  • Government Laboratories, The New, 342
  • Government Returns of Orders placed with Foreign Contractors, 371
  • Governors, Engine, 539, 555, 563, 583, 598
  • Governors, Engine, by Prof. R. H. Smith, 515
  • Governor, Thunderbolt’s Marine Engine, 609
  • Grain Silo at Manchester, 497
  • Granite Quarry in Newfoundland, Unique, 346
  • Grant, Mr. John, 397
  • Grantham, Mr. R. F., On Sea Defences, 442
  • Graphic Aid in Approximating Hull Weights, On, 119
  • Graphite Crucibles, The Bast Annealing for, 109
  • Grate Area to Cylinder Volume, Ratio of, 33
  • Gravell, Mr., On ths Causes of the Breaking of Tail-end Shafts, 397
  • Graving Dock at Troon, New, 254 Graving Docks, Use of Dynamite in, 13
  • Gray and Co., Sir Wm., Extension of their Works, 511
  • Great Britain, Mileage of Passenger and Goods Trains, 346
  • Great Central Railway, The, 221
  • Great Central Railway at Nottingham, The, 269
  • Great Central Railway Terminus, Names Proposed for, 143, 473
  • Great Central Railway Works, The, 653
  • Great Eastern Cromer Express, A Run with the, 283
  • Great Eistern Railway Company’s Works, Two New Tramway Engines, 302
  • Great North of Scotland Railway Report, 254
  • Great Northern Railway Company, Line from Luton to Dunstable to be Doubled, 397
  • Great Northern Railway Company, Narrow Escape of an Express Train, 526
  • Great Northern Railway Report, The, 158
  • Great Western Railway Bill in Respect of Wey¬mouth, 573
  • Great Western Railway Extension, The Bristol and South-Western Direct Railway, 573
  • Great Western Railway, Light Railway from Pewsoy to Salisbury, 550
  • Great Western Railway, New Class of Locomo¬tives for the, 302
  • Great Western Riilway, Passenger Locomotive, 344
  • Great Western Railway, Scheme for a Light Rail¬way from Salisbury to Pewsey, 423
  • Great Yarmouth, Revolving Observation Tower at, 84
  • Greece, Railway Extension in, 526
  • Greenwell, Mr. G. C., On the Correlation of the Dover and Somersetshire Coalfields, 611
  • Greenwich Tunnel, The, 499
  • Greenwood and Batley’s Contract to Supply Electric Cars for Leeds, with regard to, 625
  • Greiner, Mr. J. E., Recent Tests of Bridge Mem¬bers, 123
  • Gresham and Craven’s Combination Injector, 5
  • Griffith’s Screw Propellers, 624
  • Grimesthorpe Colliery, The Barnsley Bed Won, 457
  • Grinding Mill and Sifter, Messrs. Bamford, 38
  • Grindstone Rest, Bradbury’s, 5
  • Grover, Mr. Fred., On the Physical Properties of Compressed Iron Tires, 217
  • Guatemala, Consular Report on the Trade, 109
  • Guatemala, New Railway in, 127
  • Guillaume, Dr. Chas., his New Nickel-iron Alloy, 16
  • Guillaume, M., On tin Properties of Alloys of Nickel and Iron, 473
  • Gunboat, A Now, 470
  • Gunboats, United States Navy, Light Draught (Supplement Duem'ier 31»!, 1897), 541, 542, 518, 651
  • Gun Carriaga, P.ffard’s, 311
  • Gun Casting io the United States, The Largest ever Made, 251
  • Gun Factories, The Ameer of Afghanistan’s, 175, 179
  • Gun, A lOin. Wire-wound, Mr. J. H. Brown, 223
  • Gun, Vickers’ New 6in. Quick-fire, 602
  • Guns for the Government, Messrs. Vickers, S.ins, and Co., 239
  • Gunpowder in Spain, Reported Publication of a Law Establishing a Monopoly for the Manu¬facture and Sale of, 16
  • Guyot Yves, On Industry in Commerce in, 158
  • H
  • HADFIELD Projectiles, 239, 260
  • Haggan Articulated Locomotive, The, 469
  • Hailstorms, Prevention of, by Means of Explosions, 222
  • Haldane, Dr., Result of bis Investigations in the Ventilation of the Tunnels of the Metropolitan Railway, 371
  • Hamburg-American Line, Tenders Invited for Large Steamer by the Directors of, 625
  • Hamburg, New Docks at, 252
  • Hamburg, Shipping Trade of, 84
  • Hamilton, Mr. H. A. P., his Appointment, 526
  • Hamilton, Mr , Signal Light Indicator, 72
  • Hammond, Mr., Manufacture of Tin-plates, 133
  • Hammond, Mr. G. D., on the Tin-plate Trade, 131
  • Hankow, Report upon the Trade of, 66

Harbours and Waterways:

  • 564
  • Australia, Harbours and Rivers, 433
  • Avonmouth, 4, 592
  • Bakan, Harbour Works at, Projected, 16
  • Bristol Docks, 375, 592
  • Canals, 418
  • Cardiff, Dock Scheme, 419
  • Colchester, 4
  • Colombo Harbour, 183, 445
  • Dover Harbour, 375, 592
  • Genoa, Harbour Improvements at, 81
  • German Inland Waterways, 275
  • Heysham Harbour, 564
  • Hull Docks, 83, 616
  • Kurrachee Harbour, 430
  • Licata, Harbour at, Proposed, 30
  • Liverpool Docks, 616
  • Manchester Ship Canal, 275
  • Marseilles and French Shipping, 276
  • Middlesbrough Docks, Enlargement Schema, 115
  • Panama, 4 Plymouth Port, 564
  • Providence Harbour, U.S.A., Improvement of, 16
  • Ribble Improvement Works, 616
  • San Diego Harbour Works, 346
  • Suez Canal, 4
  • Swakop Harbour, 391
  • Thames Conservation, The, 115
  • Thames, Weir and Lock below Putney Bridge, 419
  • Tyne, Appointment of Mr. Jas. Walker, 592
  • Tynemouth Piers, 4 Vera Cruz Harbour, 529
  • Weymouth Docks, 616
  • Hard Steel Dies, 361
  • Hardened Armour Plates and Broken Projectiles, M. E. Bertin, 25
  • Hardware and Cutlery, Our Foreign Trade in, 263
  • Hardy and Padmore, Limited, Messrs., Ideal Oil Engine, 282
  • Hardy Patent Pick Co., Machine for Packing Tea, Royal Agricultural Society’s Show, 6
  • Harland and Wolff, Messrs., A New Steamer for the White Star Line, 370
  • Harland and Wolff, Messrs., South African Mail Steamer “Briton,” 470
  • Harland and Wolff, Messrs., White Star Liner “Cymric,” 403
  • Harrison Bros, and Howson, Messrs , New Cutlery Premises, 191
  • Harrison, Mr. W. H., 166
  • Harrow and Uxbridge Railway Bill, The Metro¬politan District Railway Company’s Agree¬ment with the Promoters of, 109
  • Hartford Automatic Machine Tools, 467
  • Hartley and Petyt, Messrs., 140-H.P. Duplex Gas Engine, 420, 421
  • Harveyed Armour Plates by Armour-piercing Projectiles, Attack of, 359
  • Hastings Corporation, Project for New Parade from St. Leonards to Glynde Gab, 625
  • Haswell, Mr. John, 31
  • Hatches, Iron Sliding, 288
  • Hatch Cleat, Mr. John McIntosh, 212
  • Hathorn, Davey, and Co., Messrs., Pumping Engine, Low Field Mine, 110, 118
  • Hathorn, Davey, and Co., Messrs., The William Radcliffe Pumping Engine, Liverpool, 380
  • Haughton, Prof., 457
  • Hawaii, Railways in, 302
  • Hay Press, Leeming-Smith, 580
  • Haythorn Tubulous Boiler Syndicate, Water-tube Boilers for the “ Meg Merrilees,” 477
  • Head, Mr. Jeremiah, Electric Charging Machine,
  • Head, Wrightson, and Co., Coal Conveyor, 132, 151
  • Headland's Patent Electric Storage Battery Company, Limited, 507
  • Heat, Effect of, on 1 lb. of Water and 1 lb. of Air, 84
  • Heat Lost in Wire-drawing Steam? What Becomes of it ? 511
  • Heat Transmission from a Heated Pipe to Colder Water Flowing through it, Rate of, 16
  • Heater, The “ Century ” Wator, 87
  • Heath and Sons, Messrs. Robert, Extension of their Works, 382
  • Heating Feed Water, Saving Rssults from, 158
  • Heating and Smelting with Acetylene Gas, 158
  • Heating Surface of a Boiler, In the Case of the, What is the Question ? 109
  • Heddle, Dr. Matthew Forster, 550
  • Heilmann Electric Locomotive, Trials of the, 605
  • Hele-Shaw, Prof. H. S., On Surface Resistance in Pipes and on Ships, 164
  • Hemp Rope Making Machinery 1 205
  • Henning, Mr. G. C., Pocket Recorder for Tests of Metals, 188
  • Hereford, Lord James of, Gold Pass Presented to, by the North-Eastern Railway Company, 263
  • Hereford Waterworks, Pumping Engines, 114
  • Hering, Mr. D. W., On Tension of Spokes in Bicycle Wheels, 353
  • H.M.S. “Canopus,” 366, 372
  • H.M.S. “ Earnest,” 288
  • H.M.S. “ Leander,” 323, 417, 469, 498, 533, 534, 555, 633
  • H.M.S. “Panther,” 72
  • H.M.S. “ Pomone,” 521, 525
  • H.M.S. “Powerful,” 516
  • H.M. Cruiser “Doris," Steam Trial of, 526
  • H.M. Cruiser “Vindictive,” 424, 573
  • H.M. Torpedo Boat Destroyer “ Crane,” Trials of, 573
  • H.M. Torpedo Destroyers “Thrasher” and “ Lynx." Collision between, 334
  • Heysham Harbour, 564
  • Hickman, Sir Alfred, Development of his Iron¬stone Mines, 382
  • High Explosives and Modern War Vessels, 615
  • High Explosives, New System of Throwing, 4
  • High-pressure Steam, Conservatism and the Use of, 33
  • High-speed Craft and the Paint Manufacturers, The Development of, 84
  • High-speed Engine Indicator, Professor W. Ripper, 185
  • High-speed Self-lubricaticg Engine, Compound, 156,166
  • High-speed Self-lubricating Engines, Mr. More- corn, 104, 128,137, 166
  • Highgate Hill Cable Tramway, Breakdown on the, 625
  • Hill and Sons, Messrs. Isatc, 87
  • Hirnley, Coal Boring at, 310
  • Hoffmann, Mr. Albert, 311
  • Hoist Magnet, A, 294
  • Holden and Brooke, Limited, Steam Dryer for a German Technical School, 181
  • Holden, Sir Isaac (with Portrait), 178, 204
  • Holden, Sir Isaac, as an Inventor, 204
  • Holidays for Railway Employés, 273
  • Holland Submarine Boat, Alterations to the Machinery, 223
  • Hollow Ware Machinery? 347
  • Holloway, Discontinuance of Ticket Collecting at, 33
  • Holloway, Mr. J. F., Extract from an Article by, on American Locomotive Tests of the Olden Days, 24
  • HongKong, Improvements on the Sea Face of the City, 573
  • Honolulu, Bicycles in, 558
  • Hook Bolts, 422
  • Hopetoun, The Earl of, his Presidential Address 25
  • Hornsby, Messrs., Oil Traction Engine, Prize Awarded to, 6
  • Horseless Carriage Notes:
  • 223
  • Horseless Vehicles within the Reach of Every¬body, 66
  • “ Hotspur,” Rejuvenescence of the, 33
  • Houghton, Mr. W. D., his Representatives for South Africa, 543
  • Hours of Labour in the United States, 277
  • House, A Steam, M. Jeantaud, 419
  • House’s Cement Co., A New Acid Cement, 213
  • Housman, Mr. R. H., On Transmission of Electric Power, 608
  • How, Mr. T. W., Roller Bearings and their Appli¬cation, 435
  • Howaldtswerke, The Three-hundredth Vessel Built at, 273
  • Hub Machines, First and Second Operation, 532, 608
  • Huddersfield, Applicants for the Borough Surveyorship of, 550
  • Hughes, Mr. T. Vaughan, his Suggestion as to the Erection of Co-operative Steel Works in Staffordshire, 558
  • Hull Docks, 83
  • Hull Dock Estate, Projected Bill for the Improve¬ment of, 473
  • Hull Docks Extension Scheme, 616
  • Hull Weights, Graphic Aid in Approximating, 119
  • Hulse and Co., Messrs., Combined Horizontal and Vertical Planing Machine, 31, 32
  • Hulse and Co , Messrs., Machine Tools, 549
  • Humpage, Jacques and Pedersen’d Works, Arrangement of Shafting at Messrs., 645
  • Hunan, Installation of Telegraphs into, 254
  • Hungarian Paddle Steamer “ I. Ferencz Joseph” (Suppfrmenri A ugvst 27M, 1897) 207, 245
  • Hunter, Mr. H., On the Gadd and Mason Spiral- guided Holder at the Chester Works, 26
  • Hydrant, Merryweather’s Improved, 282
  • Hydraulic Boiler Riveter, 43
  • Hydraulic Electro Power Plant, 43
  • Hydraulic Riveter for Locomotive Boilers, 417
  • Hydraulicity of Lime, On the, 84
  • Hygienic Improvements on the Rate of Mortali y in Eight Cities, 302

I

  • ICEBREAKER, A Powerful, 209
  • Ice Breaking Steamer “ Sleipner,” The, 88
  • Ice, Thermal Conductivity of, Method of Deter¬mining the Coefficient for, 650
  • Idiosyncrasy in Mechanical Engineering, 452
  • Illumination, Experiments in Outdoor Vacuum Tube, 302
  • Imperial Japanese Railways, Ballasting and Shunting Engine (Supplement, November 26lh, 1895), 525
  • Imperial Tramways Company, Limited, Tram¬ways for Middlesbrough, Thornby and Stockton, 331
  • Import of Pig Iron and Steel Billets from the United States in 1897, Total, 423
  • Inchicore Engineering Society, 406
  • Inconsistency with Regard to Pumping Equip¬ment and in Marine Practice, 273

India:

  • India, Achievements of the Ordnance Depart¬ment of, in Five Years, 526
  • India, The Art of DyeiDg in, On its Possible Dis¬appearance, 16
  • India, Bridge over the Godavari River, 312
  • India, Eitimates Sanctioned by the Government of, 273
  • India, Factories in the Central Provinces of, 331
  • India, Irrigation Revenue and Expense, 473
  • India, Light Railways in, 227
  • India, North-Western Riilwiyof, Mr. H. L. Monk Appointed Engineer-in-Chief, 84 India, Use of Vaonum Brake Stopped on Mixed Trains in, 223
  • Indian Frontier Fighting Tower, An, 301
  • Indian Railways, Accidents on, 109
  • Indian Railways, American v. British Tenders for Steel Rails for, 382
  • Indian Railways, Assam-Bengal Line, 209
  • Indian Railways, Behar, 498
  • Indian Railway Company's Orders Placed in the United States, 6S .
  • Indian Railways, Damage done by the Monsoon on the Nilgiri Railway, 599
  • Indian Railway Extension, 16, 84
  • Indian Railway Extension, The Kalka-Simla Line, 66
  • Indian R always, Hyderabad-Godavery Valley, 201
  • Indian Railways, Light and other, 227, 499
  • Indian Railways, Line from Lana via to Poona to be Doubled, 302
  • Indian Railway Material Imports, 131
  • Indian Railways, Metre-gauge Line from Bezvada to Masulipatam, 301
  • Indian Railways, The New Government Director of, 526
  • Indian Railways, Orissa Branch of the Bongal-Nagpur Line, 573
  • Indian Railways, Passenger Terminus of the Bengal-Nogpur Line, 273
  • Indian Railways, Points and Signals on, 302
  • Indian Railways, Progress of the Tapti Valley Line, 109
  • Indian Railways, Proposed Line from Pettad to Cambay, 699
  • Indian Railways, Qiarterly Return of Accidents on, 550
  • Indian Railways, Radhanpur, 209
  • Indian Railways, Refreshment Cars on, 526
  • Indian Railways, The SLadipalli-Balotra Line, 109
  • Indian Railways, Survey Operations for Branch Lines in N. E. Bengal, 650
  • Indian Railways, Tank Locomotive, Working Drawing of [Supplement, October 3rd, 1897), 332
  • Indian Railways, A Terrihle Disaster on the S. Mahratta Railway, 423
  • Indian Railways, Water Softening Process on, 131
  • Indicator for High Rotational Speeds, Mean Pressure, 185
  • Indicator, Metcalfe's Speed, 406
  • Indicators, Steam Engine, 317
  • Infusorial Earth for Covering Boilers and Steam Pipes, 223
  • Injector, Combination, Messrs. Gresham and Craven, 5, 6

Inquiries:

  • 11, 35, 61, 159, 183, 205, 228, 265, 279. 303, 347, 399, 425, 451, 475, 501, 527, 551, 627, 651
  • In3ide Check Valve3 for Locomotives, 657

Institute, City and Guilds of London:

  • List of those on whom Diplomas have been Conferred, 113

Institute of Engineers, South Wales:

  • Coal Field of the Transvaal, Mr. Forster Brown on the, 46

Institute, The Franklin, Philadelphia:

  • New Process of Galvanising Wire, Mr. G. C. Raese, 650

Institute, The Goldsmiths’, New Cross:

  • Coal Tar Distillation, Dr. W. J. Pope, 405

Institute, The Imperial:

  • Metals of Canada, Prof. Roberts-Austen on the, 599

Institute, The Incorporated Gas:

  • Inaugural Address of the President, Mr. C. Stafford Ellery, 26
  • Automatic Regulation of Pressure in the Distri¬buting Main3, Mr. W. R. Chester on Mr. Wm. Cowan’s, 26
  • Claus System of Purification at Belfast, Experi¬ments with the, Mr. J. Stelfox, 26
  • Cooking and Ventilation by the Aid of Gas, Mr. Wm. Sugg, 26
  • Gadd and Mason, Spiral-guided Holder at the Chester Works, Mr. R. Hunter, 26
  • Naphthalene in Modern Gas Manufacture, and the Carburettiog of illuminating Ga9, Messrs.
  • W. Young and T. Glover, 26
  • Theory of the Atmospheric Burner, Prof. V. B. Lewes, 26
  • Three Years’ Use of Carhurino as an Euricher, Mr. J. Davis, 26
  • Institute, The Iron and Steel:
  • Application of Travelling Balts to the Shipment of Coal. Mr. Wrightson, 132
  • Carbon and Iron, Mr. Saniter, 150
  • Electric Charging Machine for Open-hearth Furnaces, Mr. J. Head, 311
  • Invitation to Hold the Autumn Meeting, 1898, at Stockholm, 550
  • Outline Programme of the Cardiff Meeting, 70
  • Portable Recorder for Tests of Metals, Mr. G. C. Honning, 188
  • Reception of the President, Mr. E. P. Martin, 132
  • Review of the Condition and Prospects of the Iron and Steel Trade, Mr. E. P. Martin, 20
  • Thermo-Chemical Study of the Refining of Iron, Prof, llonord Ponthifcre, 150
  • Tin-plate, Manufacture of, Mr. Geo. D. Ham¬mond, 131, 133
  • Visit to Wales, Excursions to Old Dowlais and Cyfarthfa Works, 144, 171

Institute of Marine Engineers:

  • Ninth Annual Convorsazione, Programme, 519

Institute, Marine Engineers (Bristol Channel Centre):

  • Visit to the Melingriffith Tin-plate Works and the Pentyrch Hematite Mine, 312

Institute of Mining Engineers, The American:

  • Construction of a Dam in a Mining Drift, Mr. Wm. Kelly on the, 533

Institute, West of Scotland Iron and Steel:

  • Attitude of the Modern Workman to Machi¬nery, D.\ Ebenezer Duncan, 636

Institution of Civil Engineers:

  • Inaugural Address of the President, Sir John Wolfe Barry, 444
  • Decision of the Coanoil to Accept the B.Sc. Examination for Honours in Engineering of the Owens College, Manchester, and Mr, H. S. Hele-Shaw's Latter on the Subject, 599, 631
  • Great Land Slides in British Columbia, Mr. Robt. B. Stanton, 616
  • Law of Condensation of Steam, Messrs. Callen¬der and Nicolson, 609
  • List of Awards, 830
  • Manchester Ship Canal, Foar Papers dealing with the, 495

Institution of Electrical Engineers :

  • Annual Dinner and Speeches, 525

Institution of Engineers, The Cleveland :

  • Principles and Elements of Electric Driving, 611

Institution of Junior Engineers:

  • Annual General Meeting, Council’s Report, &c , 432
  • Main Engine Auxiliaries in the Mercantile Marine, Mr. Basil H. Joy, 658
  • Visit to the Electricity Works of the Islington Vestry, 531
  • Visit to the Electric Light an 1 Dust Destruc¬tion Undertaking of the Shoreditch Vestry, 113
  • Visit to the Engineering Laboratory at Cam¬bridge, 59
  • Visit to the Queen’s-road Station of the Central London Railway, 457
  • Visit to Messrs. Shaw, Savill, and Albion Co.’s s.8. " Aotea,” 581

Institution of Marine Engineers:

  • Presidential Address by Mr. Fortescue-Flan¬nery, 573
  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers :
  • Inaugural Address of the President, Mr. Windsor Richards, 104
  • Birmingham Waterworks, The, Mr. Davey, 104, 117
  • Diagram Accounts for Engineering Works, Mr. Jamieson, 465
  • Final Meeting of the Committee which Carried out the Local Arrangements for the Jubilee Meeting, 409
  • High-speed Self-lubricating Steam Eagines, Mr. Morecom, 104, 128, 137, 155, 166
  • Mechanical Features of Electric Traction, Mr. Dawson, 465, 483
  • Propeller Ventilating Fans, Mr. Walker, 453
  • Some Points in Cycle Construction, Mr. Osmond, 104, 116

Institution of Mining Engineers, The Federated:

  • Brown Hydraulic System for Underground Pumping and Haulage, Mr. W. F. Lang, 295
  • Irish Channel Tunnel, The, Mr. Jas. Barton, 272
  • Latest Developments and Practical Application of Alternating Multiphase Machinery for Electric Power Transmission, Mr. W alter Dixon, 272, 294
  • Observations on some Gold-bearing Veins of the Coolgardie, &c., Goldfields, Western Australia, Mr. E. Halse, 295
  • Oue-Rail or Trestle System of Light Railway, Mr. F. J. Rowan, 295
  • Slavery in the Coal Mines of Scotland, Mr. Jas. B. Hamilton, 272
  • Some Dangers attending the Use of Steam Pipes, Mr. A. L. Steavenson, 65
  • South Rand Coalfield and its Connection with the Witwatersrand Banket Formation, Mr. A. R. Sawyer, 295
  • Submarine Coal Mining at Bridgeness, N.B., Mr. H. M. Cadell, 272
  • Visit to the Lady Victoria Pit of the Lothian Coal Company, Limited, Newbattle, and to the Albion Works of the Broxbourne Oil Company, 318

Institution of Naval Architects:

  • Advances Made in the Mathematical Theory of Naval Architecture, Sir Edward J. Reed, 67, 80, 119
  • Cavitation, On, Mr. S. W. Barnaby, 49, 59
  • Conversazione at the Hotel Cecil, and Opening of the International Congress at the Imperial Institute, 25
  • Crank and Propeller Shafts, Mr. Manuel, 49, 69
  • Danish Steam Railway, Ferries, and Ice¬-breaking Steamer, Capt. L. C. Tuxen, 88
  • Graphic Aid in Approximating Hull Weights, Mr. J. Johnson, 119
  • Hardened Armour Plates and Broken Pro¬jectiles, M. Emile Bertin, 25
  • Non-inflammable Wood, Mr. C. Ellis, 25, 29
  • Opening Address of the President, Earl of Hopetoun, 25
  • Review of the History and Progress of Marine Engineering in the Royal Navy and Mercantile Marine from the Founding of the Institution to the Present Date, by Sir Albert J. Durstonand Mr. J. T. Milton, 25, 27
  • Visit to the Clyde and Tyne Shipbuilding Firms, 75
  • Visit to the St. Katharine and London Docks, and Windsor, and Termination of the Pro¬ceedings of the Congress in London, 50
  • Water-tube Boilers for High-speed Ocean Steamers, M. Pierre Sigaudy, 25, 29

Institution of South Wales Mining Engineers:

  • Lectures daring the Winter Months, 550
  • Insurance, The National, 469 Insurance against Strikes, 451, 469
  • Insurance, Unemployed, 354
  • Interlocking Plant, Large, U.S., 17
  • International Sleeping Car Company’s Winter Train de Luxe Services, 473
  • Ipswich, Proposed Dock Extension at, 499
  • Ireland, Railway Schemes, 449
  • Irish Channel Tunnel, Mr. Barton on the, 272
  • Iron Bars and Hoops can be Produced at less Cost than Steel, 510
  • Ironclad, the “ Pothuau,” Condition of the French, 131

Iron, Coal, and General Trades of Bir¬mingham, Wolverhampton, and other Districts:

  • 18, 44, 70, 92, 120, 142, 167, 191, 212, 238, 262, 286, 310, 332, 354, 382, 409, 431, 458, 484, 510, 531, 558, 584, 610, 636, 658
  • Iron for Construction in Angola, Demand for Corrugated, 346
  • Iron Export from Sweden, 630
  • Iron Foundries Working in South Russia, 63
  • Iron Industry in European Russia, The, 331
  • Iron Industry in Nova Scotia, 331
  • Iron Industry, The Upper Silesian, 134
  • Iron Ingot Mould, A large, 535
  • Iron Manufacture, Waste Products in, 199
  • Iron Mining during September, Employment in, 423
  • Iron Mining Employment, Returns of the Labour Department of the Board of Trade, 84
  • Iron and Nickel, Elastic Limit, &c., and Structure of Alloys of, 33
  • Iron Ore Export from Malaga, 251
  • Iron Ore from the Gelhvara Mines in Stockholm, 109
  • Iron Ore in the Kertch District, Russia, 397
  • Iron Ore Production, Ohio’s, 240
  • Iron Ore on the Projacted Road to Salt Lake City, 346
  • Iron Ore within 100 Miles of Sydney, 302
  • Iron by Paint, Protection of, 389
  • Iron Pipes for Waterworks from England for Japan,484
  • Iron Plate by Clay Plug, Perforation of, 321
  • Iron-producing Districts in the United States, 397
  • Iron Sliding Hatches, 288
  • Iron Steamer, The First, 231
  • Iron and Steel, MM. Carnot and Gontal on the Elements in Cast, 131, 181
  • Iron and Steel Industries, China, 84
  • Iron and Steel Industries, Swedish, 109
  • Iron and Steel, Microscopic Structure of, 440
  • Iron and Steel Trade, Mr. E. P. Martin’s Review of the Condition and Prospects of, 20
  • Iron and Steel Works, The Cyfarlhfa, 171
  • Iron, Thermo-chemical Study of the Refining of, 150
  • Iron Tires, Physical Properties of Compressed, 217
  • Iron Trade Association and Board of Trade, 184
  • Iron Trades, January Quarterly Meetings of the, 658
  • Iron Trade Wages Board, Selling Prices of Iron, 558
  • Iron, Upper Silesian, 397
  • Ironworks in Kent and Sussex, Re-establishment of, 201
  • Irresponsibility of the Press, The, 481
  • Irrigating Wheel, A New, 180
  • Irrigation in America, 91
  • Irrigation Revenue and Expense, India, 473
  • Irrigation Works, Rio Grande, 190
  • Irrigation Works in Cyprus, 516
  • Irrigation in Utah, 408
  • Irrigation Works in Venezuela, 540
  • Isle of Man, Electric Tramway Lins, Projected, 254
  • Isle of Man Tramways and Electric Power Com¬pany, Limited, Increase the Preference Share Capital, 273
  • Italian Budget, Large Surplus to be Spent on Railway Construction, 599
  • Italian Public Works to be Executed during the Coming Year, 650
  • Ivory Sales, 143, 459
  • Ivory Trade, The, 263

J

  • JACKSON, Mr. II. D.,0n Ordnance, 497
  • Jackson, Prof. D. C., On Electrical Equipment for Factory Purposes, 20
  • Jackson and Sharp Co., American Care for English Railways, 369
  • Jackson and Sharp, Messrs., Saloon Carriage, 443, 445, 450
  • Jacksonville, Company Formed at, for the Con¬struction of a Ship Canal, 371
  • Jacobus, Mr., Apparatus for Measuring very High Pressures. 43
  • Jacobus, Prof. D. S., Tests to Show the Influence of Moisture in Steam on the Economy of a Steam Turbine, 44
  • Jamieson, Mr., On Diagram Accounts for Engi¬neering Works, 465
  • Janson, Mr. Jas., his Appointment at Darlington Technical College, 312
  • Japan, Chances of the Foreign Engineer in, 377
  • Japan, Coal Production in, 122
  • Japan, Importance of the Port of Kobe iD, 473
  • Japan, A Lesson from, 63
  • Japan, American Locomotives for, 91
  • Japan, Locomotives for, 33
  • Japan, Modern, Chances of the Foreign Engineer, 75
  • Japan, Molern, Industrial and Scientific, 75, 86, 249, 267, 317, 337. 387, 544, 567
  • Japan, Notes from, 477, 484
  • Japan, Petroleum Well Sinking, 223
  • Japan, Projected Bridge across the Shimonoseki Straits, 413
  • Japan, Projected Harbour Works at Bakan, 16
  • Japan, Protocol between Great Britain and, 449
  • Japan, Pumping Engines for (Supplement, Av/us'. 6th, 1897), 132, 133
  • Japan, Railways of, 42, 66, 346, 526, 599
  • Japan, Representatives of Foreign Engineers in, 633
  • Japan Sends Large Order for Rails to America at a Price below English Tenders, 66
  • Japan, Shipbuilding Progress in, 576
  • Japan Steamship Company, Failure of the, as regards Competition with other Lines, 201
  • Japan, Trade of, 646
  • Japan, University of, 582
  • Japanese-built Cruiser, A New, 636
  • Japanese Cotton Yarns, Exports of, for 1896, 473
  • Japanese Government, Doubling of all the Lines of the State Railways, 599
  • Japanese Government, List of Vessels in hand for the, 131
  • Japanese Government, Orders for Ironworks all placed in Germany, 410
  • Japanese Matting Industry, The, 473
  • Japanese Railways, British Manufacturers and,
  • Japanese Railways, Mr. Lowther's Report, 66
  • Japanese Steamship Company, A, 260
  • Jelman-Wepp Crusher, The, 653
  • Johannesburg Electric Tramways, 201
  • Johannesburg, Deep Level Gold Mining in, 655
  • Johannesburg, Length of Roads and Streets in, Johannesburg, Rain at, 331
  • Johnson’s Iron and Steel Company, 286
  • Johnson, Mr. J., On Graphic Aid in Approxi¬mating Hull Weights, 119
  • Jordan Pnotographic Recorder, A, 581
  • Joy, Mr. Basil H., on Main Engine Auxiliaries in the Mercantile Marine, 658
  • Joyner, Mr. R. B., Muchkundi Dam, 398, 402
  • Joynt, Mr. E. E., Automatic Railway Brakes, 477
  • Jubilee Day, Railway Tratfij on, 66
  • Jubilee Party, A, 15
  • Jubilee Week, Railway Traffic, 50
  • Jungfrau Railway, by L Bayly, 320, 321
  • Jupiter’s Diameter measured by tbs Gbiting;n Heliometer, 33

K

  • KAOLIN and China Clay, Difference between 423
  • Kassel, Electricity for, 346
  • Kay’s Patent Acetylene Gas Generator, 656
  • Kay’s Patent Gas Producers, ice., 535
  • Keith’s Automatic Liquid Elevator, Brewers’ Exhibition, 454
  • Kelly, Mr. Wm., C instruction of a Dam in a Mining Drift, 533
  • Kelvin’s, Lord, Patents, 545
  • Kenuington-road Batli3, The, 95 Kent, Coal in, 142
  • Kent, Mr. W. G., On the Venturi Water Meter, 210
  • Kertch Steelworks, The, 397
  • Kiew, Machine Factory in, 312
  • Killin Sewage Disposal Works, 140
  • Kincaid, Waller, and Manville, Messrs., Elec¬tricity and Dost Destruction in Shoreditch, 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Kincbling, Mr. E., Apparatus for Measuring Evaporation of Water, 215
  • Kinetic Energy, Experiment to Illustrate Alter¬nate Exchange of, 599
  • Kinetic Theory of the Equations of the Vortex Motion of Fluids, 181
  • Kingstonupon-Hull Tramways, City and County of, 595
  • Kirkaldy’8 Revolving Door for Water-tight Balk- heads, 106
  • Kislakoff and Herzfeld, Messrs., Electric Tram ways for St. Petersburg, 302
  • Kites Applied to the Preservation of Life, Capt. Spiers’, 625
  • K'tson and Co., Messrs., Locomotives for the Waterford, Limerick, and Western Rai.way {Supplement, August 13<A, 1897)
  • Klondike, Meteorological Conditions under which Mining is carried on at, 573
  • Knapp, Mr. Francis, Trial of his Roller Boat, 526
  • Knight, Mr. J. H., A Novel Boiler of the Coil Type, 599
  • Knight's Exporim9ntal Oil Engine, 583
  • Knight Water-wheel Regulator, The, 635
  • Knott, Prof. C. G., On Magnetic Strains, 16
  • Kobe in Japan, Importance of the Port of, 473
  • Koch Coal Conveyor, The, 100
  • Kohn, Dr. Chas., On the Manufacture and Properties of Carborundum, 495
  • Königsberg, Projected Free Haven in, 273
  • Kraemer, Dr., On Benzol, 131
  • Krupp’s Process of Hardening Steel Armour, The Use of, acquired by American Firms, 473
  • Kurrachee Harbour, Mr. A. J. West on, 430
  • Kynochs, Limited, of Birmingham, New Meta¬morphosis, 18

L

  • LABORATORIES, The New Government, 342
  • Laboratory, Board of Trade Electrical Standardis¬ing, 363
  • Labour and Capital, 255
  • Labour Department of the Board of Trade, Iron Mining Employment Returns, 84
  • Labour Department of the Board of Trade, Returns of, 84
  • Labour Disputes in Belgium, 131
  • Labour Market, Board of Trade Returns on State of, 550
  • Labour Market in October, State of the Skilled. 599
  • Laing, Mr. Samuel (Portrait), 157
  • Laird Bros. Work in 1897, 609
  • Lake Steamers, Large, 17, 533
  • Lamp for Street Lighting, Messrs. Baxendale and Co., 213
  • Lancashire, Derbyshire, and East Coast Railway, Shareholders’ Meeting, 109
  • Lancashire Steam Motor Company, Steam Parcel Van, Royal Agricultural Society's Show, 6
  • Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company's Two New Projects, 499
  • Lancaster and Tonge, Limited, Messrs., Exten¬sion of their Works, 121
  • Land Slides in British Columbia, 616
  • Landis, Mr. H. K., The Croton Aqueduct Embankment, 316
  • Lang and Sone, Messrs. John, Fly-wheel Accident at their Works, 423
  • Lardner and Steam Navigation, 62
  • Largest Paddle Steamer Afloat, The, 300
  • La Rivicro, Mons. G., On Bridge Construction. 449
  • Last Straw, The, 13
  • Lathes with Compound Rests, The Question of the Utility of Small, 223
  • Lathe for Turning Projectiles, 261, 271
  • Launch Engines, Compound, Ardwick Engineer¬ing Company, 71

Launches and Trial Trips:

  • 18, 43, 66, 70, 72, 92, 117, 129, 143, 145, 166, 193, 214, 241, 265, 289, 313,
  • 335, 346, 357, 366, 371, 385, 403, 408, 434, 457, 469, 470
  • 473, 510, 558, 573, 608, 638, 654
  • Lausanne Electric Tramways Generating Station, 60, 65
  • Lawn Mower and Small Portable Engine, The Lancashire Steam Motor Company’s, 38
  • Liws of Nature, Some Unrecognised, 183, 204
  • L^iiof PipeS under Lawns without Excavating,
  • Lead for Locomotive Valves, Mr. A. von Berries on, 141
  • Lead Seals ? 475
  • Lead Shot Plant 1 551

Leaders:

  • After the Conference, 527
  • Agricultural Machinery in Russia, 552
  • Allen t. Flood, 601
  • American and English Bridges, 159
  • American Pipes for Glasgow, 401
  • American Tariff, Tho New, 112
  • Antwerp, 305
  • As Others See Us, 230
  • Balanced Locomotives, 230
  • Blackwall Tunnel, The, 502
  • Blast Furnacemen and the Eight Hours Day, 62
  • Board of Trade and the Amalgamated Engineers, 425
  • Boilers and Engines and Naval Manccivres, 85
  • Boilers, Proportions of Locomotive, 183
  • Brindisi, 400
  • British Armour Piates 135
  • British Steamships Sold to Foreigners, 350
  • Bullet-proof Clothing, 185
  • Bnrn9, Mr. John, and the Strike, 317
  • Canadian Mail Service, The New, 11
  • Canal Scheme, Another, 453
  • Central Trade Bureau, A, 257 Chang, Mr., 13
  • China’s Need and England’s Opportunity, 231
  • Chinese Developments, 206
  • Colombo Harbour, 183
  • Chinese Railway, 427
  • Civil War, The, 61
  • Clyde Shipbuilding, 350, 576
  • Coal Supply, The, 629
  • Compensation for Accidents, 184
  • Compensation for Accidents Bill, The, 12, 111
  • Complotion of our Coast Defences, The, 374
  • Compulsory “Benefit” (Insurance of Work¬men against Non-employment in Switzer¬land), 326
  • Conference, The, 551, 575, 602, 627
  • Continuous Rails, 35
  • Curious Breakdown, A, 327
  • Defending a Trade Mark, 327
  • Divination, 304
  • Egyptian Bridges, 136
  • Eight Hours Day, The, 11
  • Eight Months of British Trade, 257
  • Electric Lighting at Leicester, 61
  • Electric Power Development, 593
  • Electric Traction, 476 Electro-Burglary, 13
  • Engineering Dispute, The, 206
  • Engineers and Town Councils, 476
  • Engine-room Artificers in the Navy, 451
  • English Steamers under Foreign Flags, 63
  • Failure of the Bouzey Dam, 256
  • Fall of a Bridge at Tarbes, 394
  • Fan Efficiency, 327
  • Fighting Powers of our Line-of-Battle Ships, 111
  • Fire Prevention, 553
  • Foreign Competition, 136
  • Foreign Contracts, 552
  • France and her Navy, 206
  • French Battleship Machinery, 401
  • French-built Channel Steamers, 426
  • French Mercantile Marino, The, 160
  • French Navy, The, 552
  • Gangout, The, 13
  • German-made Englishmen, 112
  • German Navy, The, 230
  • German Railways in Africa, 528
  • German Tin-plate Trade, 401
  • Germany and the Paris Exhibition, 375
  • Glasgow International Exhibition, 1901,576
  • Idiosyncrasy in Mechanical Engineering, 452
  • Institution of Naval Architects, The, 13
  • Insurance against Strikes, 451
  • Into the Future, 651
  • Irish Railway Working, 185
  • Iron Trade Association and Board of Trade, 184
  • Japan, A Lesson from, 63
  • Japan, Modern, 86
  • Jonage Canal, The, 185
  • Labour and Capital, 255
  • Lardner and Steam Navigation, 62
  • Last Straw, The, 13
  • Lesson from Japan, A, 63
  • Light and Heavy Rolling Stock, 255
  • Light Railways, 348
  • Light Railway Gauges, 35
  • Locomotive Building, English and American, 576
  • Machine Tools, 348
  • Maidstone Epidemic, The, 325
  • Manchester Sewage, 477
  • Massena Power Scheme, The, 279
  • Modern Japan, 86
  • Naval Constructions in France, 453
  • Naval Engineers and Artificers, 160
  • New Zealand, 230
  • North Atlantic Freeboards, 303
  • Notes from Japan, 477
  • Oil Engines in Lighthouses, 503
  • Ordnance Factories, Our, 185, 229, 281
  • Outlook in the Coal Trade, The, 602
  • Panama Canal, The, 112
  • Penrhyn Dispute, The, 206
  • Permanent Way, British and American, 527
  • Pig Iron and Coke in America, 136
  • “ Playing with Edged Tools,” 305
  • Powder Pressures, 399
  • Practical Thermodynamics, 502
  • Progress in Naval Ordnance in the United States, 628
  • Progress of the Steel Trade, 401
  • Proportions of Locomotive Boilers, The, 183
  • Railway Companies and the Tradors, The, 86
  • Railways and Irrigation for India, 160
  • Railways and Railwaymcn, 425
  • Railway Speeds, 501, 551, 601
  • Recent Armour Trials, 205
  • Renovation of Bombay, The, 399
  • Repairing of Submarine Cables, The, 86
  • Resident Traveller, A, 36
  • Royal Ordnance Factories, 185, 229, 281
  • Russian Trade, 206
  • Sanitation in Excelsis, 205
  • Scottish Railway, Working, 257
  • Screw Propulsion, 85
  • Secrets in the Dockyards and Royal Ordnance Factories, 185
  • Shipbuilding on the Clyde, 36
  • Shipbuilding Progress in Japan, 576
  • Shipbuilding Returns, 602 Shoddy, 305
  • Sincerest Flattery, 63
  • Smart Engineering, 629
  • Smoke Abatement in Sheffield, 36
  • South Kensington Musoum, 136
  • South Wales Sliding Scale, The, 426
  • Special Steels for Ship and Boiler Construction, Splendid Scheme, A, 2C6
  • Strike, Mr. John Burns and the, 347
  • Strike and Lock-out, The, 135, 303, 325
  • Suburban Railway Traffic, 628
  • Suddenly Imposed Loads, 528
  • Taylor and Hobson’s Scheme, Messrs., 280
  • Technical Education, 502
  • Tipton Engineering Scheme, The, 350
  • Trade of the British Empire, The, 279
  • Trade in Madagascar, 427
  • Trade Revival and Wages, 327
  • Trades Union Congress, The, 257
  • Trades Unionism and Mr. Barnes, 475
  • Train Resistance, 400
  • Transatlantic Trade Improvement, 375
  • Trial of Vickers’ Quick-fire 6in. Gun, 417
  • Tunnel Projects in Switzerland, New, 375
  • Use of Dynamite in Graving Docks, Tho, 13
  • Value of Engineering Research, Tho, 371
  • Ventilation of the Metropolitan Railway, 373
  • Vera Cruz Harbour, 529
  • Vickers’ New 6in. Quick-fire Gun, 602
  • War, The, 373, 651
  • Wire-drawn Steam, 326
  • Wire Trade Convention in Germany, 553
  • Working Expenses of Railways, 160
  • Workmen’s Compensation Bill, The, 136
  • Zaluland Coalfields, 375
  • Leaks in a Steam Plant, Importance of, 84
  • “ Leander,” H.M.S.—see H.M.S. “ Leandor ” Leather Export from Canada, 331
  • Leeds Electric Tramway System, The, 346
  • Leefe, Mr. C. O., 66
  • Leeming-Smith Hay Press, 580
  • Legal Intelligence:
  • Maxim-Nordenfelt Guns and Ammunition Com¬pany, Limited, and Hiram Stevens Maxim v. Anderson, 58
  • Leighton, Mr. John, 625
  • Lengthening Steamships, 506

Letters to the Editor:

  • Accident to the Drury-lane Stage, Edwin O. Sachs, 322
  • Aerial Torpedoes, Hudson Maxim, 58
  • “Aëoronautical Annual, The,” Sidney H. Hol¬lands, 15
  • Acme Feed-heater and Purifier ? Acme, 279
  • American v. English Railway Bridges, C., 15
  • Ammonia Gas? E. S., 183
  • Armour-piercing Projectiles, R. A. Had field, 307
  • Armour-piercing Projectiles, Your Sheffield Correspondent, 277
  • Armour Plates, Schneider et Cie., 633
  • Atlantic City Express, An American, 352
  • Atlantic City Express, F. W. Brewer, 352
  • Atlantic City Express, The, Clement E. Stretton, 277, 469, 498
  • Atlantic City Railway Run, The, Heretic, 300
  • Atlantic City Railway Run, The, Another Heretic, 323
  • Atlantic City Railway Run, The, Norman D. McDonald, 300
  • Atomic Weights, H. A. Hensman, 32
  • Automatic Sampling Water, J. and T. Rodda, 189
  • Baltic as a Fresh-water Lake, The, H. W., 32
  • Barker's Compound Crank for Cycles, P. E. L. Hayley, 155
  • Beits Running out of Truth, John S. V. Bick¬ford, 431
  • Bicycle Mechanics, H., 251
  • Birmingham Waterworks, Testing Coal, Henry Davey, 140
  • Boiling Corrosive Liquids by Steam? Vulcan, 303
  • Brattice Cloth Tarring Machine ? B. C., 475
  • British Motor Syndicate Patents, Petrol, 555
  • Brussels Awards, Chas. P. Martin, 469
  • Calyx Boring Machine, The, J. P., 255
  • Canal Developments and Canal Directors, N.,
  • Canal Developments and Canal Directors, Observer, 189
  • Carborundum and Emery Wheels ? W. W. B., 501
  • Cast Steel Shafts, John Spencer and Sons, Limited, 81
  • Chances of the Foreign Engineer in Japan, One of Her Majesty’s Officials, 377
  • Chicago and the Erie Canal, a Correction, E. E. Russell Tratman, 655
  • Chimney Construction ? B. H. A., 303
  • Chitty Dynamo and Motor Company, Limited, H. W. Evans, 598
  • Chitty Dynamo and Motor Company, Limited, The, Willans and Robinson, Limited, 582
  • City and Guilds Examinations, G. F. B., 155
  • Compensation for Accidents Bill, The, Clement E. Stretton, 32
  • Compound Locomotives, H. Bonghey Burgess, 204
  • Correct Cubical Contents, S. Smeaton, 155
  • Cost of Working Drawings, Experience, 655
  • Cost of Working Drawings, Fair Play, 633
  • Cost of Working Drawings, The, McAndrews, 555
  • Creosoting Plant ? Crossed Crossley, 61
  • Cycles of internal Combustion Engines, J. D. Roots, 323
  • Cycles of Oil and Gas Engines, John Henry Knight, 583
  • Deoimal Classification? X. Y., 627
  • Depositing Aluminium? W. J., 229
  • Divination, Convinced, 422
  • Divination, Duncan A. Morton, 313
  • Divination, H. B. Murray, 469
  • Dum Dum Bullet, The, M. T., 598
  • Early Propellers, David Dehane Napier, 393
  • Efficiency of Steam Turbines, The, John Batey, 583
  • Eight Hours Day, The, Laird Brothers, 155
  • Eight Hours Day, Tho, For Now Conveyor Company, Limited, Gilbert Little, 105
  • Eight Hours Day, The, Saxby and Farmer, Limited, 105
  • “Eight Hours Day,” Joseph Whitworth Hulse, 140
  • Electric Lighting of Villages, William Harrison Barwell, 352
  • Electric Traction in the United States, Robert H. Smith, 498
  • Electrical Cars in London, Walter C. Bersey, 277
  • Elements of Train Resistance, H. Leahy, 392
  • Elements of Train Resistance, Hy. Simson, 431
  • Empire State Express, The, F. W. Brewer, 277
  • Engine Governors, W. Mack Hutton, 598
  • Engine Governors, John S. Ra worth, 555
  • Engine Governors, Robert H. Smith, 583
  • English v. American Railway Bridges, Julias Decker, 105
  • English and American Railway Bridges, J. Jennings, 227
  • English v. American Railway Bridges, M. I. and S. last., 32, 81
  • English v. American Railway Bridges, Alfred Ottewell, 32, 59, 105, 189, 250,343
  • English v. American Railway Bridges, W. H. Thorpe, 105
  • Experiments upon Propeller Ventilating Fans, W. G. Walker, 469
  • Failure of Steam Pipes, John Batey, 343, 431
  • Failure of Steam Pipes, Sidney H. Hollands, 393
  • Fan Efficiency, G. M. Capell, 633
  • Fan Efficiency, W. G. Walkor, 583
  • Fan Efficiency, Wigan, 583
  • Fast Express Train, A, An Engineer, 300
  • Floorcloth Printing Machinery ? Inventor, 425
  • Flow of Air, Octogenarian. 523
  • Flow in Canals ? Reader, 527
  • Forced Lubrication ? R., 183
  • Foreign Competition in Bridge Building, Thos. Wrightson, 140
  • Foreign Contracts, C.E , 655
  • Foreign Weights and Measures ? G. S. and Co , 12
  • Galvanised Iron Steam Piping? H. W., 303
  • Galvanising Tanks, H. Ingold, 15
  • Haggan Articulated Locomotive, The, Jas. Dunlop, 469
  • Hemp Rope Making Machinery? N. Y., 205
  • H.M.S. “ Loander,” Jack Ashore, 498, 555
  • H.M.S. “ Leander,” Geo. Hichens, 323
  • H.M.S. “ Leander,” H. Y. Powell, 469, 534, 633
  • H.M.S. “ Leander,” O. S.. 633
  • Hollow Ware Machinery 1 Exporter, 347
  • Hook Bolts, Ferrari Attilio, 422
  • Institution Examination, The, H. S. Hele Shaw, 633
  • Insurance against Strikes, J. S. V. Bickford, 469
  • Inventor of the Lucifer Match, The, Robert Phillips, 227
  • Largest Paddle Steamer Afloat, The, B. R. Body, 300
  • Late Sir Isaac Holden as an Inventor, The, Masham, 204
  • Laying Out Carves, S. Smeaton, 140
  • Lead Seals ? J. H. S , 475
  • Lead Shot Plant? K. C., 551
  • Lift Accident at the G. P. O., H. K. Baynes, 352
  • Lignozote D. Hart and Co., 183
  • Light Railway Ganges, F. R. Johnson, 32, 251
  • Light Railways in India, J. Griffyths Martyn,
  • Liquid Fuel for Motor Cars, J. S. V. Bickford, 58
  • Lloyd’s Rules, Longmans, Green, and Co., 189
  • Locomotive Fire-boxes, Hy. Simpson, 522
  • Magnesia Pipe Covering ? Magnesia, 183
  • Manchester Sewage Problem, T. W. Baker, 276, 469
  • Manchester Ship Canal, The, Mem. Inst, 523
  • Master Patents, A Wallaby Boy, 583
  • Molecular Texture of Steel and Iron, Cupola, 227
  • Moment of Resistance, Wm. Donaldson, 58
  • Motor Cars, Hy. G. Cooper, 251
  • Motor Cara, J. Fred. Spencer, 15
  • Motor Cara, J. G. S., 633
  • Moving Houses ? R. E. V., 425
  • National Free Labour Association, W. Collison, Gen. Sec., 277
  • National Gas Engine ? The, G. H. B., 205
  • National Insurance, Thos. A. Welton, 469
  • Note on some Warships’ Steam Trials, Robert Mansel, 621
  • Naval Hare and Honnds, The, C. Scott Snell, 58
  • Oil Engines and Lighthouses, Hugh Campbel), 554
  • Oil Engines in Lighthouses, Crossley Brothers, Limited, 523
  • Oil and Gas Engines, Fred. Grover, 422
  • Oil and Gas Engines, J. H. Knight, 422
  • Oil and Gas Engines, James D. Roots, 469
  • Oil Motor Care, J. and C. Stirling, 300
  • Oscillating Engine, The, Richard B. Prosser, 469
  • Paris International Fire Prevention Congress, Marechal, 105
  • Patent-office Curiosity, Ernest C. Kendal, 105
  • Patent Searcher, A, II. Austin, 352
  • Permanent Way, British and American, Clement Stretton, 555
  • Permanent Way Gauges, R. T. M., 323
  • Pipes and Connections ? Piping, 159
  • Popular Science, Bumble Bee, 498
  • Problem in Steel, A, J. McG., 393
  • Profession of Engineering in Australia, Assoc. M. Inst., 522
  • Proportions of Girders, J. C. Rome, 633
  • Pumping Engines at Liverpool, W. F. D. Van Ollefen, 555
  • Pumping Engine Trials, Alfred Towler, 377
  • Puzzle, A, Bal! Castor, 422
  • Rails for Toy Railways, Locomotive, 551
  • Railway Couplings, Digna Sequamur, 431
  • Railway Speeds, W. M. Acwortb, 554
  • Railway Speeds, F. W. B., 554, 582
  • Railway Speeds, Carbrook, 554
  • Railway Speeds, R. Collier, 534
  • Railway Speeds, James Craig, 554
  • Railway Speeds, S. E. B., 534, 598
  • Railway Speeds, W. H. Dines, 632
  • Railway Speeds, An Inquirer, 554
  • Railway Speeds, An Interested Traveller, 598
  • Railway Speeds, A. McCree, 598
  • Railway Speeds, Norman D. McDonald, 598, 632
  • Railway Speeds, No. 170, 632
  • Railway Speeds, E. L. P., 582
  • Railway Speeds, Running Board, 598
  • Railway Speeds, R. Showard, 582
  • Railway Speeds, Clement E. Stretton, 582, 632
  • Railway Speeds, Count Fred. Szapary, 554, 655
  • Railway Speeds, A. Woodroffe Manton, 655
  • Railway Speeds, W., 598
  • Reckoning the Speed of Trains, Joseph Bernays, 300
  • Reckoning the Speed of Trains, Digna Sequamur, 276
  • Reckoning the Speed of Trains, H. A. O. Mackenzie, 343
  • Reckoning the Speed of Trains, Clement E. J Stretton, 319, 393
  • Representatives of Foreign Engineers in Japan, Representative of British Engineers in Japan, 633
  • Rhodin Cell, The, Louis C. Kemp, 523
  • River Wey Navigation, John Henry Knight, 469
  • River Wey Navigation, J. D. Roots, 422
  • Roots’ Classification of Oil Engines, C. T. Wordsworth, 276
  • Rssian Trade, C. P., 277
  • Sanitation in Excelsis, F. Batting, 377, 393
  • Sanitation in Excelsis, Western, 377, 422
  • Screw Propulsion, Auguste Jean Bonbon me, 105
  • Screw Propulsion, Robert MtGlasson, 105
  • Screw Propulsion, R. M. S., 105
  • Sheathing or Feathering Propellers, A., 498
  • Some Unrecognised Laws of Nature, J. Singer, Lewis H. Borens, 183
  • Some Unrecognised Laws of Nature, Your Reviewer, 204
  • Steam Engine Indicators, Superintendent Engineer, 319
  • “Steelite” Fire Bars? J. A., 347
  • Straw Working Machinery? L. A., 229
  • Strike and Lock-out, The, A. N. Adams, 392
  • Strike and Lock-out, The, Anxious Onlooker, 227
  • Strike and Lock-out, The, Apprentice, 307, 393
  • Strike and Lock-out, The, Boilermaker, 227
  • Strike and Lock-out, The, Ben Bolt, 343
  • Strike and Lock-out, The, J. S. V. Bickford, 227, 306, 322, 343, 377
  • Strike and Lock-out, The, H. Bollinckx, 377
  • Strike and Lock-out, The, 6. F. Buck, W. E. Buck, 307
  • Strike and Lock-out, The, W. G. C., 277
  • Strike and Lock-out, The, R. J., 582
  • Strike and Lock-out, The, Frank Lane, 277
  • Strike and Lock-out, The, Arnold Lupton, 277
  • Strike and Lock-out, The, Gilbert Little, 469, 534
  • Strike and Lock-out, The, Fred Miller, 307
  • Strike and Lock-out, The Multiple Manu¬facturer, 377
  • Strike and Lock-out, The, Non-unionist Fitter, 251
  • Strike and Lock-out, The, One of the Rank and File, 323, 377, 431
  • Strike and Lock-out, The, C. R. Parkes, 307, 822
  • Strike and Lock-out, The, John Parker, 342, 392
  • Strike and Look-out, The, Reason, 633
  • Strike and Lock-out, The, Rex, 277, 323
  • Strike and Lock-out, The, Chas, Richardson and Co., 393
  • Strike and Lock-out, The, W., 343
  • Tabloid Machinery, W. Duff and Co., 35
  • Technical Education, J. O. Arnold, 299, 319
  • Technical Education, G. F. B., 555
  • Technical Education, Delta, 251, 300
  • Technical Education, Arthur Herschmann, 300
  • Technical Education, Improver, 319
  • Technical Education, Laudator Temporis Acti, 319, 352
  • Technical Education, Limited Liability, 227
  • Technical Education, Radix, 227, 277
  • Technical Education, Taylor, Taylor, and Hobson, 251, 299
  • Tension of Cycle Spokes, J. S. V. Bickford, 422
  • Tension of Cycle Spokes, T. D. Dixon, 422
  • Theoretical Dynamics, T. B., 555
  • Theoretical Dynamics, J. S. V. Bickford, 523, 655
  • Theoretical Dynamics, W. A. S. E., 633
  • Theoretical Dynamics, A. M. I., 583
  • Theoretical Dynamics, Alf. Jingle, 469, 555
  • Theoretical Dynamics, F. H. L , 583
  • Theoretical Dynamics, Llandrindod, 633
  • Theoretical Dynamics, S. Pyecroft, 598
  • Theoretical Dynamics, Old Rifleman, 655
  • Theoretical Dynamics, Herbert D. Paine, 523
  • Theoretical Dynamics, Shade of Pickwick, 523
  • Theoretical Dynamics, Nathaniel Winkle, 555
  • Thermodynamics of the Gas Engine, Fred. Grover, 189
  • Thermodynamics of the Gas Engine, E. Claudio da Silva, 155, 468
  • Trade of the British Empire, S. H. N., 322
  • Trade of the British Empire, A Trader, 322
  • Trades Unionism and Mr. Barnes, Jack O'Both Sides, 534
  • Trades Unionism and Mr. Barnes, Live and Let Live, 498
  • Train Resistance, Edw. J. M. Davies, 523
  • Tramways in Switzerland, Gebruder Sulzer, 189
  • Unfair Use of Drawings, Fair Play, 140
  • Unfair Use of Drawings, Pro Bono Publico, 105
  • United States Patents, Abel and Imray, 323
  • University of Japan, The, Robert H. Smith, 582
  • Ventilating Fans, G. M. Capell, 522
  • Ventilation of the Metropolitan Railway, F. Botting, 393
  • Ventilation of the Metropolitan, The, Jas. Holden, 431
  • Venturi Meter, The, Geo. Kent, 277
  • Vertical or Sloping Piers, W. B., 323
  • “Victory,” The, Rich. B. Prosser, 251
  • “ Victoria and Albert,” The, Hy. Warriner, 431
  • Volition of “Things,” The, H. J. Fuller, 522
  • Wallace’s Graphic Dynamometer? C. M., 551
  • Water Finding, Leicester Gataker, 15
  • Water-tight Bulkheads in Ships, Rbys Jenkins, 523
  • Water-tight Bulkheads in Ships, Rich. B. Prosser, 523
  • Weight of Railway Rolling Stock, Loco., 343
  • What are Compression and Tension? H. J. Fuller, 420
  • Wire drawn Steam, John J. Royle, 342
  • Wire Nail-making Machinery? G. J. C., 229
  • Leviathan Steamer for the White Star Line, A New, 370
  • Lewis, Mr. H. W., 288
  • Lewes, Prof. V. B., The Theory of the Atmo¬spheric Burner, 26
  • Licata, Proposed Harbour at, 30
  • Liege Engineers’ Association— Asso¬ciation, Liege Engineers’.
  • Lifeboat, “The Queen,” Assigned to New Brighton, The Steam, 625
  • Lifeboats under the Charge of the Royal National
  • Lifeboat Institution, 473
  • Lift Accident at the General Post-office, 352
  • Lifting Bridge over the Murray River, 497, 500 506, 507

Light Railways.

  • Light Rrlways, 348
  • Light Riilways in Acton, Ealing, and Hanwell, 427
  • Light Railways in Australia, The Consular Journal on, 16
  • Light Railway, Basingstoke and Alton, 656
  • Light Railways in Belgium, 127
  • Light Railway, Tho Biaok Country, 625
  • Light Railway from Cheddleton Junction to Leek, Scheme for, 423
  • Light Railway Commission, New Projects to be Considered by, 591
  • Light Railway between Derby and Ashbourne, Inquiry with Reference to, 382
  • Light Railway, Essex, 201
  • Light Railways, India, 227, 499
  • Light Railway, Isle of Sheppoy, 423
  • Light Railways, List of Applications for Orders Authorising, 66
  • Light Railways, List of Projected, 596
  • Light Railway from Loch Long to Looh Fyne Granted, 302
  • Light Railways, Manchester, 550
  • Light Railway from Peakirk, 201
  • Light Railway from Salisbury to Pewsey, Scheme for, 423
  • Light Railway Bridges, Notes on, 617
  • Light Railway Gauges, 32, 35, 251
  • Lightest Substance Known, 181
  • Lighthouse, Brittany, A New, 397
  • Lighthouses, Electrical Communication with, 434
  • Lighthouses, Oil Eogines in, 503, 523, 554
  • Lighthouse under Construction on North Head, United States America, 254
  • Lighting Dark Rooms by Reflected Light, 91
  • Lignozote ? 183
  • Lima and Pesco, Projected Line from, and Govern¬ment Concessions, 423
  • Lima Railways, Report of, 331
  • Lime, On the Hydraulioity of, 84
  • Limerick, Adoption of Steam Rolling in, 33
  • Limitations of Government in Water-power Plants, 44
  • Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and Five Railway Companies, 499
  • Lindop, Mr. W. H., Sues Messrs. Goodby and Sons, 158
  • Lion Tube Works, Re-starting of, 484
  • Liquefaction of Fluorine, The, 423
  • Liquid Fuel Engineering Company, Steam Motor Road Train, 595
  • Liquid Fuel for Motor Cars, 58
  • Lisbon, Subsidence of a Wide Masonry Wharf at, 526
  • Lisbon, Tenders invited for the Sanitary Improve¬ment of, 550
  • Literature :
  • Abridgments of Specifications: Class 122,
  • Steam Engines, including Details Common to Fluid Pressure Engines Generally, Period 1884—88, 401
  • Administration Report of the Public Works Department Irrigation Branch, in the Madras Presidency for the Year 1895—96, 78
  • Administration Report on the Railways in India for 1896—97, Part I., 246
  • Annuaire pour l'an 1898, publié par le Bureau des Longitudes avec des Notices Scientifiques, 603
  • Appleby’s Illustrated Handbook of Machinery: Section II., Hoisting Machinery, by C. J. Appleby, 150
  • Application of Electricity to Railway Working, by W. E. Langdon, 3
  • Applied Mechanics: Treatise for the Use of Students who have time to work, Experi¬mental, Numerical, and Graphical Exercises Illustrating the Subject, by John Perry, 629
  • Art and Pastime of Cycling, by R. T. Mecredy and A. T. Wilson, 113
  • Art of Tracing, by E. W. Fritchley, 150
  • Asbestos and Asbestic: Their Properties,
  • Occurrence, and Use, by R. H. Jones, 362
  • Bibliographical Decimal Classification as applied to Railway Science, by L. Weissenbruch, 629
  • Birch’s Manual of Cycle Companies, 1897, 427
  • Block Signal Operation, A Practical Manual, 520
  • Blue-book of American Shipping, Cleveland,
  • Ohio, U.S.A., The “Marine Review,” 113
  • British Navy Past and Present, by Capt. S. Eardley-Wilmot, 86
  • Calculus for Engineers, The, by John Perry, 127
  • Cassier’s Magazine, Marine Number, 246
  • Chemistry for Photographers, by Chas. Towns¬end, 427
  • Chlorination Process, by E. B. Wilson, 112
  • Chronology of Inland Navigation in Great
  • Britain, by H. R. de Salis, 540
  • City of Birmingham Public Baths: Their Ac¬quisition, Cost, and Annual Maintenance; Statistics, Plans, Bye-laws, and Regulations, 1897, by J. Cox, 246
  • Commercial Uses of Coal Gas, by Thomas Fletcher, 401
  • Contour Road Book of England (Northern Division), by H. R. G. Inglis, 246
  • Designing of Draw-spans, by Chas. H. Wright, 2
  • Dwelling-house, The, by Geo. Vivian Poore, 520
  • Dynamo, The: How Made and How Used, by S. R. Bottone, 503
  • E'ectric Power in Workshops, by E. Kilburn Scott, 540
  • Electric Railways and Tramways, by Philip Dawson, 477
  • Electricity and Magnetism for Beginners, by F. W. Sanderson, 293
  • Elementary Geometrical Statics : An Introduc¬tion to Graphic Statics, by W. J. Dobbs, 603
  • Elementary Manual of Magnetism and Elec¬tricity, by Prof. Andrew Jamieson, 453
  • Elementary Treatise on Heat and Heat En¬gines, by W. C. Popplewell, 149
  • Elevated Railroads, by J. A. L. Waddell, 231
  • Engineering Works of the Godavari Delta,
  • Descriptive and Historical Aocount, Geo. T. Welch, 477
  • Eine Sammlung von 100 Zahnformen fiir Zihnriider, Von. A. Baltzinger, 477
  • Essentials of Gearing, The : A Text-book for Technical Students and for Self-instruction, containing numerous Problems and Practical Formulas, by Gardner C. Anthony, 520
  • Field Manual for Railway Engineers, by J. C. Nagle. 540
  • First Principles of Electricity and Magnetism, by C. H. W. Biggs, 339
  • First Stage, Sound, Light, and Heat, by J. Don, 246
  • Floods of the Mississippi River, with Account of their Principal Causes and Effects, and a Description of the Levee System and other Means Proposed and Tried for the Control of the River, with a particular Account of the Great Flood of 1897, by Wm. Starling, 427
  • Fourteenth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smith¬sonian Institution, 1892—93, J. W. Powell, 196
  • Gas, Gasoline, and Oil Vapour Engines, by Gardner D. Hiscox, 231
  • Geological Map of the British Isles, Scale 14in. to 1, 362
  • Glasgow District Subway: Its Construction, Plant, and Working, by Andrew Home Morton, 113
  • Glossary of Mining Terms, with Illustrations and Geological Survey Map Signs, compiled by Captain C. C. Longridge, 78
  • Guide to South Africa : For the Use of Tourists, Sportsmen, Invalids, and Settlers, with Coloured Maps and Diagrams, by A. Somler Brown and G. Gordon Brown, 427
  • Handbuch der Ingenieurwissenschaften, Vier ter Band, Die Baumaschinen, Part I., Edited by F. Lineke, 629
  • Hazell’s Annual for 1898, A Cyclopaedic Record of Men and Topics of the Day, 603 House Drainago Manual: Guide to the Design
  • and Construction of Systems of Drainage and Sewage Disposal from Houses, by W. M. Spinks, 542
  • Hydraulic Cement: Its Properties, Testing, and Use, by Fred. P. Spalding, 37
  • Il Canottaggio : A Remi, a Vela, ed a Vapora, Per Giorgio Croppi, 339
  • Institution of Junior Engineers: Record of Transactions, Vol. vi., 327
  • Intermediate Course of Practical Physics, by Arthur Schuster and Cbas. H. Lees, 113
  • Journal of Acetylene Gas Lighting and Carbide of Calcium Review: The Pioneer Journal of a New Industry, 629
  • Kelly’s Directory of the Engineers and Iron and Metal Trades and Colliery Proprietors, comprising every Trade and Profession in any Way connected with the above trades throughout England, Scotland, and Wales, and the Principal Towns in Ireland and the Isle of Man, 113
  • Land of Promise, A: A Brie£ and Authentic Account of the Condition and Resources of Western Australia, 629
  • Land Selector’s Guide to the Crown Lands of Western Australia, &?. &?., issued by Direc¬tion of the Hon. Geo. Throssell, 629
  • Lectures on Explosives: Course of Lectures Prepared especially as a Manual and Guide in the Laboratory of the U.S. Artillery School, by Willoughby Walke, 231
  • Le Four Electrique, par M. Henri Moissan, 401
  • Lss Ballons - Sondes de MM. Hermite et
  • Besancon et les Ascensions Internationales, precédé d’une Introduction par M. Bouquet de la Grye, 339
  • Lessons in Elementary Practical Acoustics, by C. L. Barnes, 3
  • London Manual for 1897—98,
  • Edited by Robert Donald, 64
  • Manual of Electrical Undertakings, 362
  • Manufacture of Iron and Steel Tubes, by Ed. C. H. Marks, 281
  • Marine Engineers’ Record Book, by Bryan C. Bartley, 427
  • Masonry Dams, from Inception to Completion, including Numerous Formula), Forms of Specification and Tender, Pocket Diagram of Forces, &c., by C. F. Courtney, 293
  • Materials of Construction : A Treatise for Engineers on the Strength of Engineering Materials, by J. B. Johnson, 63
  • Mechanical World, The, Pocket Diary and Year-book for 1898, 520
  • Metallurgy of Cast Iron, by T. D. West, 362
  • Model of a Locomotive, with a Historical Sketch and Brief Description of the Working Parts, by Christopher Volkert, 629
  • Modern Engineer and Amateur Electrician: A Journal of Mechanics and Electricity for Amateurs and Studdnts, Vol. i., No. 1, 653
  • Modern Gas and Oil Engines, by Fred. Grover, 427
  • Naval Annual for 1897, by the Hon. T. A. Brassey, 195
  • Naval Gunnery, Description and History of the Fighting Equipment of a Man-of-War, by Capt. H. Garbett, 293
  • Organic Chemical Manipulation, by J. T. Hewitt, 149
  • Our Coal Resources at the Close of the Nine¬teenth Century, by Edward Hull, 113
  • Paper-makers’ Directory of all Nations, containing the Principal Paper and Pulp Mills of the World, 118
  • Pedaller Abroad, A : being an Illustrated Nar¬rative of the Adventures and Experiences of a Cycling Twain during a 1000-Kilometre Ride in and around Switzerland, by C. F. Simond, 231
  • Photography Annual: Compendium of Photo¬graphic Information, with a Record of Pro¬gress in Photography for the Past Year, edited by H. Sturmey, 150
  • Pocket-book of Marine Engineering Rules and Tables for the Use of Marine Engineers, Naval Architects, he. he., by A. E. Seaton, 603
  • Potentiometer and its Adjuncts, The, by W. Clark Fisher, 453
  • Power Distribution for Electric Railroads, by Louis Bell, 339
  • Practical Building Construction and Handbook for Students Preparing for the Examinations of the Science and Art Department, the Royal Institute of British Architects, he., by J. P. Allen, 427
  • Practical Coal Mining: Sixty Collotype Illustra¬tions of Mining Machines and Methods, with Explanatory Text, by Herbert Perkin, 231
  • Practical Engineer, Pocket-book for 1898, 477
  • Practical Instruction on the Compound Locomo¬tive Engine fitted with Joy’s Valve Motion, with Coloured Diagrams, by George Adamson, 86
  • Practical Treatise on Mineral Oils and their By-products, by Iltyd J, Redwood, 36
  • Practical Treatise on Organ Building, with 1
  • Plates and Appendices, by F. E. Robertson, 216
  • Proceedings of the Incorporated Association of Municipal and County Engineers, Vol. xxii., 629
  • Process Year-book for 1897, Vol. iii., Conducted 1 by Wm. Gamble, 150
  • Prospector's Handbook: Guide for the Prospector and Traveller in Search of Metal¬bearing or other Valuable Minerals, by J. W. 1 Anderson, 629
  • Purification of Sewage and Water, The, W. J. Dibdin, 602
  • Rails and Accessories, by Thos. W. Ward, 520
  • Ready Reckoner, by which Multiplication of Factors from 1 by 1 to 999 by 999 can be seen at a glance, &c. &o., Compiled by Adolf 1 Henselin, 216
  • Refrigerating and Ice-making Machinery: Descriptive Treatise for the Use of Parsons Employing Refrigerating and Ice-making Installations and Others, A. J. Wallis-Taylor, 503
  • Royal Navy List Diary and Naval Handbook J for 1898, 477
  • Science of Brlckmakiog, The, by Gee. F. ) Harris, 281
  • Set of Twolve Diagrams Illustrating the Prin¬ciples of Mining, by F. T. Howard and E. W. 1 Small, 291
  • Shippers’ Guide to S. and E. Africa, with Coloured Railway Map, edited by W. D. M. Cotts, 150
  • Some Unrecognised Laws of Nature : Inquiry into the Causes of Physical Phenomena, with Special Reference to Gravitation, by Ignatius Singer and Lewis H. Berens, 78
  • Stamp Milling of Gold Ores, The, by T. A. Rickard, 576
  • Statistical Year-book of Canada for 1896, 503
  • Steam Boilers, by George Halliday, 327
  • Text-book on Applied Mechanics, Specially Arranged for the Use of Science and Art, City and Guilds of Loudon Institute, and other Engineering Students, Vol. II., by Andrew Jamieson, 629
  • Torpedo Book : A Series of Sketches with Tor¬pedo Craft in Fair Weather and Foul, by Fred. T. Jane, 86
  • Tracó d'un Chemin de Fer, par Albert Dufour, 576
  • Traction MtScanique des Tramways, Etudes des D.fférents Systhmes Comparaison et Prix de Revient, par Raymond Godfernaux, 629
  • Transactions of the Australasian Institute of Mining Engineers, Vol. IV., 503
  • Treatise on Arches, Designed for the Use of Engineers and Students in Technical Schools, by Malverd A. Howe, 230
  • Tunbridge Wells of To-day, by M. Stanley Martin and B. Prescott Row, 113
  • Universal Directory of Railway Officials, 1897, 196
  • University Tutorial Ssrie3—Euclid, Books I.— IV., by Robert Doakin, 281
  • University Tutorial Series, Tutorial Trigono¬metry, by Wm. Briggs, 362
  • Valley of Zermatt and the Matterhorn, Guide, by Edward Whymper, 231
  • War Map of the North-West Indian Frontier, W. and A. K. Johnston, 291
  • Water Companies’ Directory and Statistics, 1897, and Gas and Electric Lighting Com¬panies’ Directory and Statistics, 281
  • Water and Public Health : The Relative Purity of Water from Different Sources, by Jas. H. Fuertes, 112
  • Whittaker’s Mechanical Engineer’s Pocket¬book, by Philip R. Björling, 603
  • Wood-Paving in Australia : Its Origin and Sub¬sequent Development, oompiled by A. C. Mountain, 327
  • Little, Mr. Gilbert, On the Strike and Lock-out, 533
  • Little, Mr. Muirhead, An Electric Umpire, 482
  • Liverpool Docks, 616
  • Liverpool and Douglas, Projected Steamship Service between, 254
  • Liverpool, Pumping Engines at, 380, 555
  • Liverpool, University College, Faculty of Engi¬neering, 352
  • Lloyd’s Register New Boiler RuleB, 441
  • Lloyd’s Register of Vessels Lo3t, Condemned, &c., in 1896, 346, 371
  • Lloyd’s Rules, 189
  • Loads, Suddenly Imposed, 528 Loanda, Demand for Machinery at, 346
  • Local Government Board, The Sewage Disposal of Towns to be Inquired into by the, 131
  • Localisation of Faults in Underground Mains,
  • Abstract of Paper on the, 52
  • Lock Canal Scheme, Panama, 66
  • Lock Gates, The Largest Steel, 635
  • Lock-out in Sheffield, The— see also Strike and Lockout, 191

Locomotives:

  • Locomotives, American Compressed Air, 137
  • Locomotives, American, in Japan, 636
  • Locomotive, Articulated, 390
  • Locomotives, Balanced, 43, 230
  • Locomotive Ballasting and Shunting, Imperial Japanese Railways (Supplement, November 26M, 1897), 525
  • Locomotive Boilers, Proportions of, 183
  • Locomotive Building, English and American, 576
  • Locomotives Burning Oil Fuel on the S. Pacific Railway, Reported Conversion of, 16 Locomotives for the Cape Government, South Africa, 244
  • Locomotives for Chinese Railways, American, 377
  • Locomotives, Compound (Supplement, Juhi 16 (1897), 54, 91, 201
  • Locomotive, Compound Goods, North Pacific Railway (Supplement, July 16th, 1897) Locomotive, Compound Mastodon, 54
  • Locomotives, Compound and Simple, American, 91
  • Locomotive, A Curious Tunnel, 647
  • Locomotive Cylinders, Irregular Wear of, 119
  • Locomotive Designer, What, says Oassier’s Maga¬zine, is required of the, 109 Locomotive, Economical Driving and Firing of the, 243
  • Locomotives for Egypt, Light, 484
  • Locomotive by an Electrical Device, Cost of Turnings, 650
  • Locomotive, Express, Paris, Lyons, and Medi¬terranean Railway, 257
  • Locomotive Fire-bexei, 522
  • Locomotives for the Groat Western Railway, New Class of, 302
  • Locomotive, The Haggan Articulated, 469
  • Locomotives, Heavy Passenger, American Rail¬ways, 434
  • Locomotive, Heilmann Electric, Trials of the, 505
  • Locomotives, Inside Check Valves for, 657
  • Locomotives for Japan, American ami English, 66, 91
  • Locomotives for Japan, The Brooks Works, 33
  • Locomotives may be used on Highways if the Driving Wheels ara shod with Wooden Blocks, 550
  • Locomotive for Mexico, 510, 635
  • Locomotive on the Michigan Central Railway, An Interesting, 16
  • Locomotive, A Model, How it was made, 239
  • Locomotive, Narrow Gauge, Capo Government Railways, 556
  • Locomotives in New York, Compressed Air, 18
  • Locomotives for the North of France Railway Company, Ordered at Creusot, 273
  • Locomotive Operation, 533
  • Locomotive, Passenger, Brooks Locomotive Works, 403
  • Locomotive, Passenger, Great Western Railway, Mr. W. Dean. 344
  • Locomotive, Rack-rail, for Mexico, 635
  • Locomotive, The Rockwood, Compound, 651
  • Locomotives in Russia, 131, 650
  • Locomotives, Size of Steam Ports on, 557
  • Locomotives, Slide Valvo for, 39
  • Locomotives for South America, American, 91
  • Locomotive Spring, Movements of a, 141
  • Locomotives, Steel Axles for, 533
  • Locomotive, The Strong, 232
  • Locomotive Tank, Indian State Railways, Work¬ing Drawing of (Supplement, October 3rd, 1897), 332
  • Locomotive, Ten-wheeled Mineral, Great Western Railway, Mr. Wm. Dean (Supplement, Novem¬ber 5:A, 1897), 442
  • Locomotive Tests of the Olden Days, American, 24
  • Locomotives and their Work, North-Eastern, 292
  • Locomotive Trade, Mr. Angus Sinclair on the Russian, 650
  • Locomotives, Trials of English, 491
  • Locomotive Valves, Laad for, Mr. A. von Borries, 141
  • Locomotive, Vauclain, 252
  • London, Brighton, and South Coast Railway, Accident on, 223
  • London, Brighton, and South Coast Railway, Mr. J. F. S. Gooday Appointed General Manager, 573
  • London, Chatham, and Dover Railway Company, Cheap Excursion to the Riviera, December 23rd, 473
  • London, Chatham, and Dover Railway Company, Train de Lnx9 from Calais to Romo, 423
  • London-Gibraltar Express, New Service to be Called the, 158
  • London, Chatham, and Dover, Accident on the, 201
  • London, The Great Fire in, 526
  • London, New Railway Works in South, 518
  • London and North-Western Railway and tho
  • Board of Trade Returns of Railway Accidents in 1896, 331
  • London and North-Western Railway, Projected Diversion of the Main Line, 449
  • London and North-Western Railway Report, The, 158
  • London and North-Western, Signals on the, 181
  • London and South-Western Company, Proposed Railway from Budleigh Salterton to Exmouth, 550
  • London, Tilbury, and Southend Railway, Four- coupled Bogie Tank Engine, Mr. Thos. Whitelegg (Supplement, December 17th, 1897), 607
  • London Water Supply, 81
  • Long Buckley Water Supply, 92
  • Longchamps, Mr. H., Experiments on Friction Driving, 650
  • Longton, Light Railways and Electric Light for,
  • Lothian Coal Company, Limited, Visit to the Victoria Coal Pit, 318
  • Low Field Mine, Pumping Engine, 110, 118
  • Low-water Alarm for Boilers, 142 Lowe, Mr. J. E.j 405
  • Lowther, Mr., his Report on Japanese Railways, 66
  • Lubricants, and how to Ascertain their Tendency to “Gum,” Mr. A. E. Tucker, on a Number of Well-known, 316
  • Lucifer Match, Inventor of the 227,
  • “Lüders’ Lines,” 473
  • Lynton and Barnstaple Railway, The, 223, 310
  • Lyster, Mr. G. F., his Retirement, 90

M

  • McCULLOCH'S Round Shaft Sinking Frame, 428, 429 6
  • McDonald, Mr. J. A., Swing Bridge over the Nene (Supplement, July 23rd, 1897), 77, 79
  • Machines for Cracking Cocoa Nute Wanted in Paraguay, 223
  • Machine Factory in Kiew, 312
  • Machine Labour Qaestion, Threatened Dispute in
  • the Bolton Engineering Trades on, 19
  • Machine Lubricants, Japan, 484

Machine Tools:

  • 348
  • Machine Tool, A Bicycle, 635
  • Machine Tools in the Future, 594
  • Machine Tools, Hartford Automatic, 467
  • Machine Tools, Messrs, llulse and Co., 549
  • Machine Tools, Note Relative to the Improve¬ment in, 499
  • Machine Tools, Specialised, 505
  • Machine Tools supplied from America, 459
  • McIntosh, Mr. John, Hatch Cleat, 212
  • Maclean, Dr. Magnus, on Lard Kelvin’s Patents, 545
  • Machinery, Attitude of the Modern Workmen to, 636
  • Machinery Demands in Smyrna, British India. Angola, 673, 599
  • Machinery Exports, Bard of Trade Re’urns for October, 473
  • Machinery Exports, The Half-year’s, 78
  • Machinery, Sectionalised, 131
  • Machinery into Sweden, Importation of, 109
  • Machinery Wanted at Loanda, 3 IS
  • Madagascar, Engineering in, 195
  • Madagascar, Trade, in 427
  • Made in Germany, A Broken Shaft, 313
  • Madras Steam Boilers and Prime Movers Act, Factor of Safety under the, 8i
  • Madrid Exhibition of Spanish Industries, 150
  • Magellan Straits, British Line of Steamers through the, much needed, 66
  • Magnesia Pipe Covering? 183 Magnet, A Hoist, 294
  • Magnetic Increment of Rigidity in Strong Fields, Mr. H. D. Day on, 16
  • Magnetic Separation, A New Method of, 650
  • Magnetic Strains, Prof. C. G. Knott on, 16
  • Maidstone Eoidemic, The, 325
  • Mail Tubes, Pneumatic, 557 1
  • Mails, English and French, Conference at Dover respecting Quicker Dispatch of, 499 Majorana, Dr. Quirine, Process for Producing Artificial Diamonds, 331
  • Malaga E'eclricity Company, Limited, 405
  • Malaga, Iron Ore Export from, 251
  • Mallaband, Mr. John, 239
  • Malleable Iron Castings, Process of Producing, 397
  • Malt and Grain, Drying Apparatus, The Paine and Ellis, 581
  • Manchester Acetylene Gas and Carbide Com¬pany’s Works, The, 534
  • Manchester, Artificial Filtration Scheme for, 181
  • Manchester Ass'ze Courts, Re-draining of the, 485
  • Manchester Business—see Notes from Lancashire Manchester, Electric Lighting and Traction, 473
  • Manchester, Grain Silo at, 497
  • Manchester, Light Railway, 550
  • Manchester Sewage Problem, The, 195, 244, 276, 346, 423, 469, 477
  • Manchester, The Sewage Effluent Culvert Scheme, 423
  • Manchester Sewage, Works to Convey the Sewage from Davyhulme, 346
  • Manchester, Sheffield, and Lincolnshire Railway, Change of Name, 65, 143
  • Manchester, Sheffield, and Lincolnshire Railway,
  • Progress of the New London Line, 109
  • Manchester Ship Canal, 167, 181, 213, 220, 275, 495, 523
  • Manchester Ship Canal Dock Warehouses. 1C6
  • Manchester Ship Canal Traffic Returns, 181
  • Manchester Ship Canal, Confidence of Share¬holders in the Management of, 213
  • Manchester Tramways, Electricity as the New Motive Power, 181
  • Manchester— see alto Notes from Lancashire Manchurian Railway, The, 81 Mandalay-Kunlon Railway, Progress of the, 254
  • Manganese Bronze Free from Iron, The Prepara¬tion of, 625
  • Manganese Ores, Export from Spain, 650
  • Manganese Steel, 301
  • Manganese Steel Applied to Large Curves, 262
  • Manlove, Alliott, and Co., Messrs., Dust De¬structors at Shoreditch, 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Manuel, Mr., Crank and Propeller Shafts, 49, 69
  • Mappin and Webb, Messrs., Appointed Gold¬smiths and Cutlers to the Shah and the Persian Court, 558

Maps:

  • Bosphorus, 490
  • Chicago Drainage Canal, 125
  • Dominion of Canada, 125
  • Sty Head District, 642
  • Vale of Glamorgan Railway, 572
  • Marine Engineering, Progress of, from the Found¬ing of the Institute of Naval Architects to the Present Date, 25, 27
  • Marine, French Mercantile, 160
  • Marquis of Londonderry’s Collieries to be Trans¬ferred to a Limited Liability Company, 72
  • Marseilles and French Shipping, 276
  • Marseilles Trade, Decrease of toe, 181
  • Marshall, Sons, and Co., Messrs., Exhibits at the Royal Agricultural Society’s Show, 5
  • Martello, The, 131
  • Martin, Mr. E. P., Reviews the Condition and Prospects of the Iron and Steel Trade, 20
  • Maryport and Carlisle Railway Report, 201
  • Mason College, New Mechanical Equipment for, 121
  • Mason, Messrs. W. F., their New Works, 143
  • Massena Power Scheme, The, 279
  • Massey, Mr. Fred. H., 573
  • Master Patents, 583
  • Mastodon Eogine, Compound, 54
  • Matlock, Cable Tramway Presented to, 573
  • Mathematical Theory of Naval Architecture, Advances made in the, 67, 80, 119
  • Matthews, Mr. Thomas, Pump put down at a Bleaching Eitablishment, 263
  • Maudslay, Sons, and Field, Messrs., Work Turned out by, 594
  • Mavor, Mr. H. A., Recent Applications of Elec¬trical Engineering, 612
  • Maxim, Mr. Hiram S., on Extra Hard Steel, 6
  • Maxim, Mr. Hiram S., on Smokeless Powders and their Ballistic Results, 97
  • Maxim, Mr. Hudson, on a New System of Throw¬ing High Explosives, 4
  • Maxim-Nordenfelt Guos and Ammunition Com¬pany, Limited, and Hiram Stevens Maxim v. Anderson, 58
  • Maxim Rills, Calibre Machine Guns, Royalties on, 33
  • Maxim-Scbupphaus Powder, 97
  • Mayer, Professor A. M., 188
  • Measuring the Evaporation of Water, Apparatus for, 215
  • Measuring very High Pressures, Apparatus for, 43
  • Mechanical Engineering, Idiosyncrasy in, 452
  • Mechanical Engineers of Smethwick, 363
  • Mechanical Features of Electric Traction, Mr. Dawson on, 465, 483
  • Mechanical Power, The Chief Characteristic in the Development of, 625
  • Mechanics and Working People in Germany, I Census of, 331
  • Melting of Metals when under Extended Pressure, Mr. Bischof on the, 650
  • Men Wanted for the Mombassa-UgaDda Railway, 1 201 „ 1
  • Merchant Marine of the United States, 66
  • Merry weather’s Improved Roof Hydrant, 282
  • Merry weather, Messrs., Vacuum Cesspool Apparatus, 599 ;
  • Mersey Bir, Report on the Operations at the,
  • Mersey North Docks to be Deepened, The, 223
  • Mersey Decks and Harbour Beard, New Pump¬ing Machinery for the Herculaneum Graving Dock, 550
  • Messioa, Tarsus and Adana Railway Report, 131
  • Metals of Canada, Professor Reberts-Austen on the, 599
  • Metal Cutting, Sawing Mach'nes for. 654
  • Metal for Cylinders, Valves and Valve Seats, Mixture used in Slaking, 109
  • Metal, A New, Casting, 557
  • Metals, Pocket Recorder for Tests of, 188
  • Metals, Some Proporties of, Prof. C. Roberts-Austen, 211
  • Metals under Extended Pressure, Oa the Melting o’, 650
  • Metcalfe’s Speed Indicator, 408
  • Meteorological Office, Weekly Weather Reports, 397
  • Msters, Electricity. 41
  • Meter, E'lis and Atherton’s, 42
  • Meters, Prepayment, 42
  • Metor, Steam. 91
  • Meter, The Venturi, 210, 277
  • Metre Gauge, Conversion of Indian Railways to the, 109
  • Metropolitan Railway Company's B ll, 625
  • Metropolitan Railway Company, Mr. H. A. P. Hamilton’s Appointment, 523
  • Metropolitan Railways, Progress of the Waterloo and City Line, 371
  • Metropolitan Railways, Report on the Ventilation of the Tunnels of, 371
  • Metropolitan Railways, Whitechapol and Bow, 650
  • Mexican Railway Extension, 209, 599
  • Mexico, Rack Rail Locomotive for. 635
  • Mexico, Sulphur Production in, 473
  • Meyer, Prof. Victor, 181
  • Middlesbrough Chamber of Commerce, Statistics for the Quarter, 410
  • Middlesbrough Docks Enlargement, 115, 511
  • Middlesbrough, Electric Light for, 401
  • Middlesbrough, Mrs. Thompson's Gift to the Corporation of, 71
  • Middleton Sewage, 352
  • Midland Iron and Steel Wages Board, Fall in the Price of Iron announced for Next Summer, 354
  • Midland Railway Carriage and Wagon Company's Meeting, 167
  • Midland Railway Company's New Dock Branch, Gloucester, 236
  • Midland Railway Company, New Line from Sheffield to Barnsley opened, 33
  • Midland Railway Company's Plans, 346
  • Midland Railway Report, The, 158
  • Midland Railway System, Extension of the, 473
  • Mill Eogines, Compound, 324
  • Mill, A Large Boring, 592, 593
  • Mill Race as a Receptacle for Waste Heat, The, 134
  • Mill and Sifter, Grinding, Messrs. Bamford, 38
  • Milling Cutter and Twist Drill Grinding Machine, 549
  • Milo Manganese Mines, 586
  • Milton, Mr. A. T., History of Marine Engineer¬ing, from the Founding of the Institute of Naval Architects to the Present Date, 25, 27
  • Mineral Wealth of Australia, 302
  • Miners’ Provident Society, Statement to the
  • Members, 214
  • Mining in the Ural, 474, 479
  • Minnitt, Mr. H. W., on the Manufacture of Steel, 486

Miscellanea

  • 16, 33, 66, 84, 109, 131, 158, 181,201, 223, 254, 273, 302, 331, 346, 371, 397, Wi, 449, 473, 499, 526, 550, 573, 599, 625, 650
  • Mitchell, Mr. C. H., Uses for Scrap or Refuse Mica, 254
  • Mixter, Prof., on Acetylene Gas, 550
  • Model Locomotive was Made, How a, 269
  • Modern Japan, Industrial and Scienti6c, 75, 249,
  • 267, 317, 337, 387, 544, 567
  • Modern Japan, Industrial and Scienti6c, Chances of the Foreign Engineer, 75
  • Modern Workman to Machinery, Attitude of the, 636
  • Moir, Mr. E., Presentation to, 181
  • Moissan, M , New Method of Preparing Carbides, 625
  • Moissan and Dewar, Profs., Liquefaction of Fluorine, 423
  • Moisture in Cial, 73
  • Moisture in Steam on the Economy of a Steam Turbine, Tests to Show the Influence of, 44
  • Molecular Texture of Steel and Iron, 227
  • Molybdenum Steel, Result of Tests on, 223
  • Mombassa-Uganda Railway, The, 201, 275
  • Mombassa-Uganda Railway, Men Wanted for the, 201
  • Moment of Resistance, 58
  • Monk, Mr. H. L., his Appointment, 84
  • Montreal, Electric Tramways, 331
  • Montrose, The, Sir R. Dixon and Co., Limited, 312
  • Moore, Msj ir R. F., Experiments in the Pro¬duction of Mechanical Flight, 550
  • Moore, Mr. D. McFarlan, Experiments in Out¬door Vacuum Tube Illumination, 302
  • Moorwood, Sons, and Co., A Large Iron Ingot Mould, 535
  • Morecom, Mr., Highspeed Self - lubricating Engines, 104, 128, 137, 166
  • Morgan, Mr. Thos. R , 331
  • Morocco, Only Cheap Goods Required in, 346
  • Mortality of 1882 and 1895 in Eight Leading Cities, 302
  • Motors, Alcohol, M. Max Ringelmann's Re¬searches with, 449

Motor Cars:

  • Motor Car Club, Annual Meet of the, 499
  • Motor Car Industry in France, The, 23
  • Motor Cars, Liquid Fuel for, 58
  • Motor Car Notes, 419, 581
  • Motor Cars, 15, 251, 300, 397, 419, 581, 633
  • Motor Care, Oil, 300
  • Motor Care for Peking, 397
  • Motor Car Steering Gear, Davis’s, 519
  • Motor Car Trials in France, 102, 176, 181
  • Motor Car Trial, Mr. T. Parker and Mr. E. Cirle, 120
  • Motor Carriage, Columbia, 209
  • Motor Carriage, Electric, 507
  • Motor Carriages, The Pope Works, 43
  • Motor Carriage Problem, Edison's Opinion on the, 66
  • Motor Cycles Propelled with Acetvlone Gas in Italy, 650
  • Motor Cycle Race in France, 64
  • Motors Connected to the Mains of the Barlin Electricity Works, 81
  • Motor - driven Vehicles for Common Roads,
  • Present Statos of, 119 Motor Vans, Post-oflico, 631
  • Motor Vehicles, Trial of, 507 Motor Wagons for Scavenging Purposes, 650 Mountain, Mr. A. B., on the Management of
  • B jilers and Steam Plant, 611
  • Mountain Artillery on the Indiao Frontier, 454
  • Mountain Railway on a New System in Bavaria, 550
  • Mountings for Coast Artillery, New, 590
  • Moving Houses? 421
  • Mower and Portable Engine, Lancashire Steam
  • Motor Company’s, 38
  • Muchkundi Dam, Bombay Presidency, 398, 402
  • Multiplate Static Machine, Messrs. Waite and Bartlett, 397
  • “ Multiplex ” Reducing Valve, 376
  • Mumford, Mr. A. G., Water-tube Bailers and Feed Apparatus, H.M.S. “Salamander”
  • {Supplement, December 3rd, 1897), 556
  • Mundella, Right Hon. A. J., 87
  • Munich, Government Gift to the Technical Insti¬tute in, 573
  • Municipal Aids to Wiring, Mr. Gibbings on, 40
  • Municipal Electrical Association, 13
  • Municipal Tramways, 65
  • Murray River, Lifting Bridge ovor the, 497, 500, 506, 507

N

  • NAIL, A New, 252
  • Naphtha Industry in Russia, Growth of the, 371
  • Naphthalene in Modern Gas Manufacture, On, 26
  • Naples, The New Drainage System of, 316
  • Nares, Vice-Admiral Sir G. S., Report for 1836 on the Operations at the Mersey Bar, 181
  • Nasmith, Mr. Joseph, Patents and Patent Laws, 355, 383
  • Nasmyth, Wilson, and Co , Limited, Messrs., Winding Engines, Ebbw Vale Steel, Iron, and Coal Company {Supplement, October lOzA, 1897). 342
  • Natanson, Dr. L., his Kinetic Theory of the Equations of Vortex Motion of Fluids, 181
  • National Association of Stationary Engineers at Columbus, Ohio, 397
  • National Boiler and General Insurance Company’s Enclosed Safety Valve, 333 National Free Labour Association, 273, 277, 351, 371
  • National Gas Engine ? The, 205
  • National Hardware Association, 573
  • National Insuranco, The, 469
  • National Physical Laboratory, A Proposed, 158
  • National Traction Engine Owners’ Association, 573
  • Naval Architecture, Advances Made in the Mathe¬matical Theory of, 67, 80, 119 Naval Boilers, American, 82 Naval College at Dartmouth, Concerning the, 273
  • Naval Constructions in France, 453
  • Naval Engineers, 406 Naval Eogineers and Artificers, 160
  • Naval Engineer Students to Undergo a Course of Musketry, &c., 371

Naval Engineer Appointments:

  • 29, 59, 94, 104,149 166, 183, 214, 323, 354, 395, 431, 460, 491, 553, 596, 621, 654
  • Naval Establishments of Portsmouth, Admiralty Inspection of, 423
  • Naval Gunnery, Degree of Accuracy Attainable in Modern, 371
  • Naval Hare and Hounds, The, 58
  • Naval Mechanics, Concession to, 634
  • Naval Ordnance in the United States, Progress in, 628
  • Naval Review of 1897, 13
  • Naval Station for Formosa, Kelung, The, 302
  • Navigation, Internal, Congress on, 376
  • Navy Boilers, 43
  • Navy, The British, Some Leading Americans on, 230
  • Navy, The French, 206, 552
  • Navy, The German, 230
  • Needham, Mr. John, his Visit to America, 355
  • Needle Trade, The American, Garman, and British, 223
  • Needles in Germany, Sewing, 518
  • Neilson and Co., Messrs., Tank Locomotive, Indian State Railways, Working Drawing {Supplement, Cclober 1st, 1897)
  • Nene, Swing Bridge over tne {Supplement, July VSrd, 1897), 77, 79
  • Netherlands, Population of th9, 66
  • New Brighton Tower Works, Visit to the, 167
  • New Company, A, 87, 113
  • New Conveyor Company, Limited, Contracts Entrusted to the, 610
  • Newfoundland, A Unique Granite Quarry in, 346
  • Newington, Artesian Well System Adopted at, 181
  • Newnes, Sir George, Presents the Cable Tramway to Matlock, 573
  • Newport Abarcarn Black Vein Steam Coal Com¬pany’s Annual Report, 122

Newport Harbour Commissioners’ Weekly Trade Report:

  • 241, 265, 286, 312, 334, 356, 384, 410, 437, 462, 486, 512, 536, 560, 586, 612
  • Newport Water Supply, 346
  • Newquay and Junction Railway, 397
  • Newry, Railway Accident at, 84
  • New South Wales, Agricultural Statistics of, 158
  • New South Wales, Coal Output, Men Employed in Collieries, and Colliery Accidents in, 201
  • New South Wales, Coal and Shale Mines in, 204
  • New South Wales Government, Colonial and English Prices for Steel Rails, 66
  • New South Walos Government, Dredge Service of the Harbours and Rivers Branch of the, 557
  • New South Wales, Gold Mining in, 109
  • New South Wales orders Steel Rails in America, not in England, 354
  • New South Wales, Platinum in, 109, 254
  • New South Wales Rofrigorator, A, 187
  • New South Wales Rolling Stock, 197, 198
  • New South Wales Railway, Train Miles run lsst year, 331
  • New South Wales, Tramways in, 302
  • New York, Compressed Air Locomotives in, 18
  • New York Elevated Railway, Compressed Air Motor Cars on tho, 84
  • New York and tho Great Lakes, 645
  • New York Harbour and Docks and Decrease of the Commerce, 131
  • Now York, Underground Railways in 650
  • New Zealand, Railway Mdeage in, 550
  • New Zealand Revenue Returns, 43
  • Niagara Falls Power Company, Extension of thtir Station, 273
  • Niagara Falls Power Plant, Enlargement of, 557
  • Niagara, New Bridge over the. 222
  • Nicaraguan Railways, Sale or Lease of, 573
  • Nice-Cimiez Line, System of Traction on the, 55
  • Nickel Experiments, Prof. Foerstor’e, 599
  • Nickel Iron Alloy, Discovery of a New, 16
  • Nickel Steel to the Attack of Water, Resistance of, 573
  • Nickel Steel, Engine Columns for United States Battleships, 599
  • Niekel Steel Tubing ? 399
  • Nicolaiev, Belgian and French Works at, 220
  • Niles Tod Works Company, A Large Boring Mill, 592 593
  • Non-intlammable W.'ol, Mr. C. Ellis, 25, 29
  • Non-inllammable Wood to be tried at Chatham, 33
  • Non-Unionists, A Floating Hotel for, 214
  • North Atlantic Freeboards, 303
  • North-Eastern Dispute, The, 130
  • North-Eistern Engines and their Work, 292
  • North-Eastern Marine Engineering Company, Work turned out During the Strike, 525
  • North-Eastern Railway, Mr. P. Burtt appointed Superintendent, 223
  • North-Eastern Railway at Newcastle-on-Tyne, Accident on, 397
  • North-Eastern Railway, Widening of Lino be¬tween Shipton and Tollerton, 410
  • North-Eastern Railway Company, Bill for Im¬provement of the Hull Dock Estate, 473
  • North-Eastern Railway Company, Projected Dock Improvements, 312, 526
  • North-Eastern Railway Company, Wages and Hours Arbitration, 143
  • North German Lloyd Company’s Steamer “ Kaiser Friedrich ” Launched, 346
  • North German Lloyd Steamer “ Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse,” Initial Run of the New, 331
  • North Head, United States America, The Light¬house on, 254
  • North Board of Conciliation, Statistics Furnished to, 559
  • Northern Finished Iron Board of Conciliation and Arbitration, Official Statistics Furnished to the, 333
  • Norway, Growing Demand for British Machinery in, 158
  • Norway, Tenders invited for Steel Rails, Fish¬plates, and Railway Points, 254
  • Norway, The Wood Pulp and Cellulose Industry in, 625
  • Norwegian Railway Coach, 3S3
  • Notre Dame de Brian<;on, Carbide of Calcium Works, 346
  • Nottingham, The Great Central Railway at, 269
  • Nova Scotia, The Iron Industry in, 331
  • November Gale and the Tides, The, 589

North of England:

  • 45, 71, 93, 121, 143,167,191, 213, 239, 263, 287, 311, 333, 355, 383, 409, 435, 459, 485,511, 534, 559, 585, 611, 637, 659

Notes and Memoranda:

  • 16, 33, 66, 84, 109, 131,158,181, 201, 223, 254, 273, 302, 331, 346, 371, 397, 423, 449, 473, 499, 526, 550, 573, 599, 625, 650

Notes from Germany:

  • 46, 72, 94, 122, 168. 192, 214, 240, 264, 283, 312, 334, 356, 384, 410, 437, 460, 486, 512 536, 560, 586, 612, 638, 660

Notes from Japan:

  • 477, 484, 636

Notes from Lancashire:

  • 18, 44, 70, 92, 121, 143, 167, 191, 212, 238, 262, 286, 310, 332, 355, 382, 409, 434, 458, 484, 510, 534, 559, 584, 610, 637, 658

Notes from Scotland:

  • 20. 46, 72, 93, 122, 163, 191. 214, 240, 264, 237, 312, 333, 356, 384, 410, 436, 460, 485, 512, 534, 560, 586, 611, 659

Notices to Correspondents:

  • 11, 35, 61, 85, 111, 135, 159,183, 205, 228, 255, 279, 303, 347, 373, 399, 425, 451, 475, 501, 527, 551, 575, 601, 627, 651

O

Obituary:

  • Anderson, Mr. Jas., 260
  • Banister, Mr. Fred. Dale, 650
  • Bennett, Sir John, 33
  • Bevan, Mr. Wm., 144
  • Bradley, Mr. Thos., 610
  • Bushell, Mr. Hy., 302
  • Cabry, Mr. Joseph, 436
  • Chambers, Mr. W. Hoole, 254
  • Crampton, Mr. Willoughby, 355
  • Doulton. Sir Hy., 490
  • Eddy, Mr. E. M. G., 131, 161
  • Firtb, Mr. J. Loxley, 652
  • Fletcher, Mr. E. Lavington (with Portrait) 65
  • Harrison, Mr. W. H , 166
  • Haswell, Mr. John (with Portrait), 31
  • Haughton, Prof., 457
  • Hoffmann, Mr. Albert, 311
  • Holden, Sir Isaac (with Portrait), 178
  • Laing, Mr. Sam. (with Portrait), 157
  • Leighton, Mr. John, 625
  • Lowe, Mr. J. E., 405
  • Mallaband, Mr. John, 239
  • Massey, Mr. Henry Fred, 573
  • Mayor, Prof. A. M., 188
  • Meyer, Prof. Victor, 181
  • Mundella. Mr. Anthony John, 87
  • Ogilvie, Mr. Graeme, 144
  • Petzold, Dr. W., 181
  • Platt, Mr. Jas., 653
  • Pullman, Mr. Geo. M., 405
  • Reid, Mr. Robt., 273
  • Riley, Mr. John, 223
  • Robson, Colonel A., 511
  • Smith, Mr. Henry, 356
  • Stoney, Mr. F. G. M., 207
  • Thomas, Mr. Elwin, 499
  • “ Oceinic,” The, 267
  • Ogilvie, Mr. Graeme, 141
  • Ohio’s Iron Ore Production, 240
  • Oil Burners on the South Pacific Railway, Facts about their Reported Conversion, 16
  • Oil Engines, 104
  • Oil Engine, The Diesel, 364, 391
  • Oil Engine, The Ideal, 282
  • Oil Engines in Lighthouses, 503, 523, 554
  • Oil Engine and Pump, Messrs. J. B. Petter and and Sons, 38

Oil Engines— see also Engines:

  • 469
  • Oil Fuel for Locomotives, Wabash Railway, 201
  • Oil Fuel for Steam Boilers, Cost of, 656
  • Oil Used for Laying the Dust on an American Railway, 66
  • Oilfields in South Africa, New, 254
  • Oil Motor Cars, 300
  • Oil Trade in Japan, Vagaries in the, 636
  • Oils, Apparatus for Ascertaining the Viscosity of, 302
  • Oils to “ Gum,” How to Ascertain the Tendency of, 346
  • Okuma, Viscount, (Portrait), 317
  • Old Dowlais Works, Visit to the, 171
  • Oldbury Carriage and Wagon Co., Report, 238
  • Operating Compressed Air Tramcars, Cost of, in New York City, 657
  • Orders Placed Abroad on Account of the Strike, 638
  • Ordnance Factories, Oar, 185, 229, 281
  • Ordnance Factories, Secrets in the Dockyards and Royal, 185
  • Ordnance, Mr. H. D. Jackson on, 497
  • Ore from Bilbao, Twenty Years More of, 168
  • Ore Deposits in Kertch and Taman, 251
  • Osmond, Mr. F. J., Some Points in Cycle Con¬struction, 116
  • Outlook in the Coal Trade, 602
  • “Owen Stone,” The New Artificial Building Material, 499
  • " Oxford System,” Electricity-distribution Appa¬ratus Known as the, 251
  • Ozone, 553

P

  • PADDLE Steamer “Empress Queen, ”220, 228, 244
  • Paddle Steamer “ Walton Belle”, The, 64
  • Paine and Ellis Grain-drying Apparatus, The, 581
  • Paints for High-speed Craft, 84
  • Paint, Protection of Iron by, 389
  • Paints, Protective, Prcf. Spennrath on, 16
  • Palmer’s Shipbuilding and Iron Co., Ltd., Thirty-second Annual Report, 311
  • Panama Canal, The, 4, 66, 112
  • Paraguay, The Railway in, 131, 223
  • Paraguay, Small Machines Wanted for Cracking Cocoanuts, 223
  • Parallelograms of Velocities and Accelerations, Mr. Muirhead on the Old Treatment, of, 550
  • Parcel Mails between London and Redbill, Con¬tract with Messrs. Julius Harvey and Co. for Conveyance of, 599
  • Pare St. Maur Observatory, New Magnetic Departments, 550
  • Paris Exhibition, Germany and the, 375
  • Paris Iuternatisnal Fire Prevention Congress, 105, 140
  • Paris it Orleans Railway Extension, 449
  • Paris, The Stepbepson Bridge io, 221
  • Park Hospital, Hither Green, The, 56
  • Parliamentary Plans for Railways, Preparation of, 439. 463, 489, 523
  • Parsons, Hon. C. A., Vessel of the Torpedo Boat Destroyer Typs to Steam 36 to 40 knots per Hour, 473
  • Parsons Turbinia Company, Extension of Premises, 535
  • Passengers from and to the United Kingdom in June, 1896 and 1897, 131
  • Patent-office Curiosity, A, 92, 105
  • Patent Searcher, A, 352
  • Patents, Master, 583
  • Patents for Multiple Switchboards Mile, B. Kellog’s, 124, 526
  • Patents and Patent Laws, Mr. J. Nasmith on, 355, 383
  • Patents, United States, 323
  • Patterson, Mr. W. A., his Appointment, 118
  • Pedal Motion for Bicycles, Excentric, 483
  • Peking, Automobile Cars for, 397
  • Pelton Impulse Water Wheels. Contract to Supply a Kobe Firm with 500-H.P., 181
  • Penarth Water Supply, The, 16
  • Penn’s Double Trunk Engines, 623
  • Penn’s Screw Lifting Frame, 624
  • Penrhyn Dispute, The, 206
  • Penrhyn Slate Quarry, End of Strike. 214
  • Pennsylvania Railway, Automatic Electro-pneu¬matic Block Signals on the New York Divi¬sion, 573
  • Perforation of Iron Plate by Clay Plug, 321
  • Periyar Tunnel to be Fitted with a Stoney’s Shutter, 302
  • Perkin, Mr. H., Engineering Features of the
  • Sinking and Equipment of a Modern Colliery, 586
  • Permanent Way, British and American, 527, 555
  • Permanent Way, Colonial and English Prices. 66
  • Permanent Way for the Eastern Chinese (Man¬churian Railway), 646
  • Permanent Way, Mr. E. E. Russell Tratman on, 509
  • Permanent Way Gauges, 323
  • Permanent Way at 125 Dollars a Ton, made in 1863, 526
  • Permanent Way for India, American Steel. 654
  • Permanent Way for Japan, American Tenders Lower than English, 66
  • Pernambuco, Tenders for Port Works at, 449
  • Petersen and Tate, Messrs., Fast Steamers to Run between Canada and this Country, 33
  • Petroleum in Algeria, 346
  • Petroleum Industry, Japan, 484
  • Petroleum Vapour Hanging About the Tanks of Tank Steamers, Dangers of, 84
  • Petroleum Well Sinking, Japan, 223
  • Pettee, Mr. E., Cost of Operating Compressed Air Tramcare in New York City, 657
  • Petter and Sons, Messrs Jas. B., Oil Engine and Pump, 38
  • Petzold, Dr., 181
  • Pailadelphii Steel Rail Pool, The, 397
  • Phosphate Rock io France and Algeria and Other ' Countries, 302
  • Phosphor Bronzs, Mr. M. H. Wickhorst, on the Manufactore of, 419
  • Phosohorus by the AUbr’ght Process, at Eohota, Works for Manufacture of, 346
  • Photography Applied to Stel’ar Charting, 33
  • Physical Laboratory, A Proposed N »tional. 153
  • Pier, Tynemouth, Failure of the North, 273
  • Piccadilly Circus and Brompton Railway Route, The Proposed, 423
  • Pier Extension, Queen’s, Ramsay, Isle of Man, 346
  • Piers, Vertical or Sloping, 323
  • Piffard’s Field Gun Carriage, 341
  • Pig or Cast Iron by Cold and Neutral Chloride of Copper, Dissolving, 499
  • Pig Iron Casting Machine, Mr. J. W. Miller, 585
  • Pig Iron and Coke in America, 109, 136,181
  • Pig Iron in Germany, Output of, 273
  • Pig Iron Production, 430
  • Pig Iron Production io the United States, 109, 136, 181
  • Pig Iron Shipments this Year and Last, A Week’s Scotch, 109
  • Piles by Dynamite, Cutting off, 289
  • Pipes and Connections, 159
  • Pipes, Failure of Steam, 313
  • Pipss for Glasgow, American Gas, 401
  • Pipe Laying without Excavating, 302
  • Pipe, Re-ecvering a Line of Water, 357
  • Piping, A New Style of, Mr. Mephan Ferguson,
  • Pith of the Sunflower, Buoyancy of the, 181
  • Pittsburgh Wants a Ship Canal to Lake Erie, 16
  • Planetoids between Mars and Jupiter, Discovery of, 33
  • Planing Machine, Combined Horizontal and Ver¬tical, 31, 32
  • Planing, Slotting, and Drilling Machine, Circular, 186
  • Plans, The Preparation of, 439,463, 489, 523, 581
  • Plates, Cammell 4in. Armour, 529
  • Plates, Schneider 14’9in , 493
  • Plates, Schneider, Creusot, and Terni, 630
  • Plate, Vickers’ 11 {Jin., 493
  • Plate-bending Rolls, 186
  • Platina Output in New South Wales, The, 109
  • Platinum in New South Wales, 254
  • Platinum in Russia, Production of, 181
  • Platt, Mr. James. 653
  • Player, Messrs. W. and J., An Absolutely True Wheel, 121
  • Ploughing, Electric, 201
  • Plymouth Harbour, 561
  • Plymouth, Railway Facilities Required at the Great Western Docks, by the Great Western Railway Company under Consideration, 371
  • Pneumatic Brake, A New, 121
  • Pneumatic System on the United States Monitor “Terror,” 302
  • Pneumatic Tires, Their Superiority over those of Iron, and Solid Rubber, 223
  • Pneumatio Winch, 646
  • Pockliogton, Mr. H. C., on Electric Oscillations in Wires, 499
  • Policy of Secrecy (Drawings of the New Royal Yacht), 262
  • Pollak, M. Ch., on a New Electrolytic Condansor and Current Rectifier, 33
  • Polsounow’s Atmospheric Engine, 275
  • “ Pomone,” H.M S., 525
  • Ponthibre, Professor Honoré, Thermo-Chemical Study of the Refining of Iron, 150
  • Pooley and Son, Limited, A Large Weighbridge, 209
  • Poore, Dr., Water Supply and Enteric Fever,
  • Popular Science, 498
  • Port Cutting and Slot Drilling Machine, Messrs. Hulse and Co., 549
  • Port Talbot Graving Dock and Shipbuilding, Company, Announced, The, 144
  • Port Works at Pernambuco, Tenders invited for, 449
  • Portland Cement, As to the Addition of Kentish Ragstone to, 550
  • Portland Cement, Chemical Constitution of, 615
  • Portland Cement, Japan, 484
  • Portland General Electric Company, Electric
  • Power Station Constructed by the, 254

Portraits:

  • Eddy, Mr. E. G. M., 161
  • Fletcher, Mr. L. E., 65
  • Haswell, Mr. J., 31
  • Holden, Sir Isaac, 178
  • Japanese Ministers, Two, 317
  • Laing, Mr. Sam., 157
  • Pioneers of Modern Engineering Education in Japan, 566, 569
  • Pyne, Sir T. S., 179
  • Smith, Mr. F. P., 297
  • Stoney, Mr. F. G. M., 20
  • Ports in France, Improvement and Extension of Maritime, 441
  • Portsmouth, Electric Lighting of the Naval
  • Establishments at, 423 Portsmouth, New Docks at, 632
  • Post-office Motor Vans, 631
  • “Pothuan,” Condition of the French Ironclad, The, 131
  • Powder Pressures, 399
  • Power, Transmission of, 1
  • Practical Thermo-dynamics, 502
  • Prat, M. Felix, Electric Ploughing Installation, 201
  • Pratt’s Automatic Fog Signal, 17
  • Pratt and Whitney, Messrs. Hartford, Automatic Machine Tools, 467
  • Preece, Mr. W. H., London Electrical Cab, 190, i 206
  • Premier Gas Engine, 200-H.P., 596
  • Prepayment Meters, Mr. H. W. Couzens, 42
  • Press, Irresponsibility of the, 481
  • Pressures, Apparatus for Measuring very High, 43
  • Pressure of Steam in Inches of Mercury, Computation of the, 84
  • Private Bills for 1898, 566
  • Problem in Steel, A, 407
  • Profession, The Choice of a, 407
  • Projectiles, American Armour-piercing, 504
  • Projectiles, Armour-piercing, 277, 307
  • Projectiles, Iladfield’s, Recent Trial of, 260
  • Projectiles, Lathe for Turning, 261, 271
  • Projectile at a Range of Five Miles, Energy of a 12in. Mortar, 223
  • Projectiles Recorded as Perforating Harveyed or Krupp Treated Plates, 359
  • Propeller Shafts, Crank and, 49, 69
  • Propeller Ventilating Fans, 453, 469
  • Propeller*, Early, 393
  • Propellers, Sheathing or Feathering, 493
  • Proportions of Girders, 633
  • Protection of Iron by Paint, The, 389
  • Protective Paints, Prize for Best Essay on, Won by Professor Spennrath, 16
  • Protocol between Great Britaia and Japan, 449
  • Providence Harbour, U.S.A., Improvement of, 16
  • Pruning Implements for the Californian Market, Opening for English, 346
  • Prussian State Railways, Complaints and Acci¬dents, 449
  • Prussian State Railways, Revenue of the, 423
  • Public Street lighting, Mr. H. L. P. Boot, 40
  • Pallman, Mr. Geo. M., 405
  • Pulsometer, Engineering Company, Deano Sink¬ing Pump, 340
  • Pump, Cherry’s Helical Centrifugal. 569
  • Pump, Davidson Independent Air, 311
  • Pump, Direct-acting Steam, 408
  • Pump, A Large Sinking, 340
  • Pump, Mr. Thos. Matthews, 263
  • Pumping Engine, Aubrey-street, Liverpool, 3S0
  • Pumping Engines and their Boiler Plant, and their Boiler Feed Pumps, 273
  • Pumping Engines, Buffalo, U.S., 433
  • Pumping Engines, Hereford Waterworks, 114
  • Pumping Engines for Japan (Supplement, August 6th, 1897), 132, 133
  • Pumping Engines at Liverpool, 555
  • Pumping Engine, Low Field Mine, 110, 118
  • Pumping Engine, Treble Ram, Messrs. Bailey and Co., Limited, 311
  • Pumping Engine Trials, 377
  • Pumping Engines in the U.S., 495
  • Pumping Engines, West Middlesex Waterworks, Hampton {Supplement, Sep'embcr 2ith, 1897), 308
  • Punches, Ticket, 6
  • Punching and Shearing Machine, 635
  • Purification of the River Calder, 315
  • Puzzle, A, 422
  • Pyne, Sir T. Salter (with Portrait), 179
  • Pyne, Sir T. Salter, The Ameer of Afghanistan’s Gun Factories, 175, 179

Q

  • QUARRY Bank, Progress of Mining Operations at, 484
  • Quarry Work, Electric Light for, 18
  • Quicksilver Shipped from Cartagena, 257
  • Quin, Mr. R. C., On the Localisation of Faults in Underground Mains, 52

R

  • RACK Rail Locomotive for Mexico, 635
  • Radiator Machine for the Extraction of Butter from New Milk direct, 6
  • Ragstone, Addition of, to Portland Coment, 550
  • Rails for Toy Railways ? 551
  • Rai's, Continuous, 3o
  • Railway Accident at Buxton, 157, 189
  • Railway Accident near Copenhagen, 66
  • Railway Accidonts in 1896, 295
  • Railway Accidents, India, 109
  • Railway Accident, London, Brighton, and South Coast, 223
  • Railway Accident, London, Chatham, and Dover Line, 647
  • Railway Accident, London and North-Western, 625
  • Railway Accident, Manchester, 449
  • Railway Accident, Marlborough to Grafton, 33
  • Railway Accident at Newcastle-on-Tyne, 181
  • Railway Accident, New York and Buffalo Line, 449
  • Railway Accident, Newry, 84
  • Railway Accidents, United States, October, 1897, 650
  • Railway Accident at Vohuinkel Station, 223
  • Railway Accident, Yeovil Junction, 66
  • Railways, Accidents on German, 371

Railway Accidents—.’ also Accidents,

Railway

  • Railways in Africa, German, 528
  • Railway, An African, 572
  • Railways, Australian, 397
  • Railways, Australian, Mr. R. J. Gray’s Report, 557
  • Railways in Bebar, New, 498
  • Railway Bill, The Lochearnhead, St. Fillans, and Comrie, 16, 33
  • Railway Bridge, Quebec, 212
  • Railway to Bulawayo, Opening of the, 331
  • Railways, Cape, 284
  • Railways, Capital Invested in British, 319
  • Railways in Ceylon, 480
  • Railway, Chemulpo and Soul, 84
  • Railways, Chili, 397
  • Railways, Chinese, 427
  • Railway Companies, Coalition of the Coaltraders’ Associations Against the, 637
  • Railways’ Colours, Our, 650
  • Railway Companies and the Traders, 86
  • Railway Construction in Italy, 599
  • Railway Couplings, 431
  • Railway Earnings in the United States, 331
  • Railway Extension in Italy, 599
  • Railway Extension, Japan, 484
  • Railway Extension in Slexico, 599
  • Railway in French Soudan, The, 158
  • Railway Gas Holders, 260
  • Railway, The Great Central, 221, 269
  • Railways and Health, 163
  • Railways, Indian—see Indian Railways
  • Railways of Japan, 346
  • Railway Lines in Japan, Doubling of, 636
  • Railway, The Jungfrau, 320, 321
  • Railways, Lima, 331
  • Railway, Lynton and Barnstaple, 340
  • "Railway Magazine,” Christmas Number of the, 573
  • Railway Material Trade in 1897, 636

Railway Matters :

  • 16, 33, 66, 84. 109, 131, 158, 181, 201, 223, 254, 273, 302, 331, 346, 372, 397, 423, 449, 473, 499, 526, 550, 573, 599, 625, 650
  • Railway Maximum Speeds, by Chas. Rous-Marten, 652
  • Railway, Mexican, 209
  • Railway Mileage, British and Other, 132
  • Railway Mileage of the Five Great Continents, 254
  • Railway Mileage, Turkish, 650
  • Railway, a Mountain, on a New System, in Bavaria, 550
  • Railway Museum, A National, 397
  • Railway, A Novel, 301
  • Railways, Preparation of Parliamentary Plans for 439, 463, 489, 523
  • Railways and Railway Men, 425
  • Railway, Raising an Elevated, 212 _
  • Railway Rates in Scotland, Reduction of, 201
  • Railway Receipts for June, 1897, United Kingdom, 131
  • Railway Regulation Act, The, 482
  • Railway Reports, Colonial, 656
  • Railway Revenues, Prussian State, 423
  • Railways, Roads, and Bridges for Ceylon, New, 465
  • Railway Run in America, Fast, 144
  • Railways, Russian, 131, 223, 273, 397
  • Railways, Scottish, 257
  • Railway, Shanghai to Woosung, 84
  • Railway Signal, U.S.A.. Trial of a New, 371
  • Railway Signalling by Electricity, Messrs. Currie and Timmis’ Petition, 595
  • Railway Speeds, 501, 533, 534, 551, 554, 582, 598, 601, 632, 655
  • Railway, South America, 329
  • Railways, South Australian, Report for the Year, 610
  • Railway Stations, M. de Baudot on the Exteriors and Interiors of, 599
  • Railway Statistics of the United S'ates, 519
  • Railway System of South Africa, The, 448
  • Railway Ticket Pi intiüg Machine, 482
  • Railway Tracks, Elevating. 581
  • Railway Traffic on Jubilee Day, 66
  • Railway Traffic, New South Wales, 331
  • Railway Traffic, Suburban, 628
  • Railways, Transvaal, 397
  • Railways in the United Kingdom, 331
  • Railways of the United States and Great Britain, Cost of, 573
  • Railway, Vale of Glamorgan, 572
  • Railways, Victorian, 457
  • Railways, Working Expenses of, 160
  • Railway Works, The Great Central, 653
  • Railway Works in South London, New, 518
  • Railways, Western Australia, 241
  • Rain at Johannesburg, 331
  • Rainfall of the British Isles, Mr. G. J. Symons’ Observations of the, Rewarded by the Albert Medal, 33
  • Raising an Elevated Railway, Chicago, 212
  • Ram Cruiser “Vindictive,” H.M., 424
  • Rangoon Electric Lighting, 431
  • Rangoon Sewerage, 376
  • Rates to the Transvaal, Sir D. Tennant, on the Cape Transit, 499
  • Rating of Iron and Steel Articles, Railway, 121
  • Ratio of Grate Area, Heating Area, and Cylinder
  • Volume, Report on the, 33
  • Really Fast, 29
  • Reckoning Speed of Trains, 276, 317, 343, 393
  • Record Passage, 313
  • Recorder for Tests of Metals, A Pocket, 188
  • Recorders, Mr. R. H. Curtis, on Two Sunshine, 581
  • Re-covering a Liue of Water Pipe, 357
  • Rectifiers, Street Lighting by, 40
  • Redheugh Bridge, The, 23, 24
  • Redpath, Brown, and Co., Visit to the Works of Messrs., 273
  • Reducing Valve, “ Multiplex,” 376
  • Reduction of Second-class Fares, Effect of, 331
  • Reed, Sir E. J., Advances Made in the Mathe¬matical Theory of Naval Architecture, 67, 80, 119
  • Reese, Mr. Goo. C., New Process of Galvanising Wire, 650
  • Refrigerating Medium, Anbydric Sulphurous Acid a, 457
  • Refrigerator, A New South Wales, 187
  • Refuse Destructor, The Willoughby, 271
  • Regnolei-Memmo’8 Electric Furnace for Produc¬tion of Carbide of Calcium, 371 Reid, Dr. G , Oa Artificial Filtration of Sewage by Coal. 18
  • Reid, Mr. Robert, 273
  • Repairing of Submarine Cables, 86

Replies:

  • 11, 35. 61, 85 111, 135, 159, 183, 205, 228,
  • 279, 325, 347, 373, 399, 425, 451, 475, 501, 527,
  • 551, 575, 601, 627
  • Replogle, Mr. Mark A., Limitations of Govern¬ment in Water-power Plants, 44
  • Reservoirs, Minneapolis, New, 510
  • Resident Traveller, A, 36
  • Resistance, Moment of—ice Moment of Resistance Revolving Door for Water-tight Bulkheads, 106
  • Rhodin Cell, The, 522
  • Rhodin's Electrolytic Apparatus, 458
  • Rhymney Iron and Steel Company, Circular to Shareholders, 334
  • Ribble, The, 616
  • Richmond, U.S.A., Project for Utilising the Water Power at, 223
  • Ridyard, Mr. John, On the Utility of Association, 485
  • Rifle, Quick-firing, Invented by Capt. Cie, 59, 273
  • Rights of Trade Unions, The, 259
  • Riley, Mr. John, 223
  • Ringelmann, Mr. M., Researches with Alcohol Motors, 449
  • Rio Grande Irrigation Works, 190
  • Ripper, Prof. W., Moan Pressure Indicator for
  • High Rotational Speeds, 185
  • Risdon Gold Dredger, 631
  • River Calder, Purification of the, 345
  • River Tyne, Reconstruction of North Pier, 213, 240
  • River Concrete Wall, Philadelphia, 286
  • Riveter, Hydraulic, 417
  • Riveter. Hydraulic Boiler, 43
  • Riveting Machine r. Hxnd, 449
  • Roadmaster and his Work, Some Notes on the, 508
  • Road Train, A Steam Motor, 595
  • Roberts-Austen, Prof. C, on the Metals of Canada, 599
  • Roberts-Austen, Prof. C., on Some Properties of Metals, 211
  • Roberts, Messrs. J. and S., Rolling Plant for Weardale Ironworks, 262
  • Robey and Co., Ltd., Visit to the Works of Messrs., 178
  • Robson, Colonel A., 511
  • Rockefeller, Mr., Mr. A. Carnegie about to sell his Interest in the Carnegie Works, to, 16
  • Rockwood Compound Engine, The, 654
  • Rodgers, Mr. Maurice Georgo elected Master Cutler, 143
  • Rodgers and Sons, Ltd., Defending their Trade Mark, 327
  • Rollor Bearings, 237
  • Roller Bearings and their Application, Mr. T. W. How, 435
  • Roller Boat Tested, Mr. Francis Knapp’s, 526
  • Roller-ship, Ernest Bazin, Speed attained by, 37
  • Roller Steamboat “Ernest Bazin ” for Sale, Tho, 650
  • Rolling Bascule Bridge over Chieago River, 516
  • Rolling Stock, American Saloon Carriage, 443, 445, 450
  • Rolling Stock, Construction and Reconstruction of French, 473
  • Rolling Stock in Course of Making, 121
  • Rolling Stock, Light and Heavy, 255
  • Rolling Stock, New South Wales, 197, 198
  • Rolling Stock, Norwegian, 363
  • Rolling Stock of the South Eastern Railway, 331
  • Rolling Stock, Weight of Railway, 343
  • Roman Bricks found in Excavations at Bath, 432
  • Rome, Electric Tramways in, 405
  • Röntgen Rays, Energy Conditions necessary to Produce the, 16
  • Roots, Mr. Jas. D., Classification of Oil Engines, 276
  • Roots, Mr. Jas. D., Cycles of Gas and Oil Engines,
  • 218, 268, 291, 315, 337, 360, 387, 413, 439, 466, 490
  • Ropes to do the Work of Baits, Adaptibility of,
  • Rose and Co., Messrs. Wm„ Extensions and
  • Alterations of their Works, 71
  • Rosher, Mr. N. B., On the Electric Lighting of a Private House, 391
  • Round Bottom Vessel for Teaching Gunners to Fire from a Rolling Platform, 499
  • Round Shaft Sinking Frame, McCulloch’s, 428,429
  • Rous-Marten, Mr. Chas., North-Eastern Engines and their Work, 292
  • Reu6-Marten, Mr. Chas., The Summer Train Ser¬vices, 99
  • Rous-Marton, Mr. Chas., Railway Maximum Speeds, 652
  • Rowan, Mr. F. J., On Water-tube Boilers, 456, 636

Royal Agricultural Society:

  • 529
  • Application to S-'otch Railway Managers for a Reduction of Rates, 201
  • Birmingham Meeting, 1898, 609
  • MoetiDg at Maidstone, 223

Royal Agricultural Society’s Show:

  • Aktiebolaget Co., Radiator Machine for the Extraction of Butter from New Milk, 6
  • Aveling and Porter, Messrs., Traction and Agri¬cultural Engines, 5
  • Bamford and Sons, Messrs., Grinding Mill and Sifter, 38
  • Bennett and Sayer, Messrs., Brick and Tile¬making Machinery, 6
  • Bentall, Messrs., Safety Clutch for Chaff- cutters, 6
  • Boby, Mr., Barley Dressing Plant, 38
  • Bradbury, Mr., General Wheelwright Machine and Safety Grindstone Rest, 5
  • Bradley and Craven, Messrs., Brick and Tile¬making Machinery, 6
  • Christy and Norris, Messrs., Combination Dis¬integrator and Electric Motor, 6
  • Clayton and Shuttleworth, Messrs., Steam Engines, Petroleum Engines, and Farm Im¬plements, 5
  • Cook, Mr. Wm., Hand Power Tire Bender, 38
  • Dairy Supply Co., The, Gerber “Rapid” Butyrometer, 6
  • Edwards, Mr. Sam., Safety Lever for Chaff- cutters, 6
  • Fawcett, Mr. T. C., Brick and Tile-making Machinery, 6
  • Fowler and Co., Messrs. John, Diggers, &c., 5
  • Gresham and Craven, Messrs., Injectors, 5, 6
  • Hardy Patent Pick Co., Machine for Packing Tea, &c., 6
  • Hindiey, Mr. E. S., Engines and Boilers, 6
  • Hornsby, Messrs., Oil Traction Engine, 6
  • Johnson and Sons, Messrs. W., Ore and Stone Crusher, 6
  • Lancashire Steam Motor Co.'s Lawn Motor and Small Portable Engine, 38
  • Lancaster and Tonge, Messrs.. Steam Traps and Packings and Simple Oblique Engine, 6
  • Lancashire Steam Motor Co., Steam Parcel Van, 6
  • Lister and Co., Messrs. R. A., The Lister- Gerber Milk Tester, 6
  • Luke and Spencor, Messrs., Automatic Emery Tools, 6
  • Marshall, Sons, and Co., Messrs., Engines, 5
  • Petter, Messrs. Jas. B., Oil Eogine and Pump, 38
  • Richmond and Chandler, Messrs., Safety Device for Chaff Cutters, 6
  • Ruston, Proctor, and Co., Messrs., The “Ruston” Oil Engine, 6
  • Sargeant, Messrs., Cutter Bar and Basic Slag Distributor, 5, 6
  • Schaffer and Budenburg, Messrs., Silent Pawl and Ratchet for Sight-feed Lubricator, 6
  • Scholefield, Mr. R., Semi-dry Brick Machine, 6
  • Stanford and Co., Messrs., Seed Threshing and
  • Shelling Machine, 6
  • Swinney Bros., Messrs., Brick and Tile-making Machinery, 6
  • Tangyes Ltd., Messrs., Oil and Gas Engines, 5
  • Tasker and Sons, Messrs. W., Rack Saw Bench, 6
  • Turner, Messrs. E. R. and F., Horizontal Engine, Double-cylinder Winding Engine and Flour Milling Machinery, 6
  • Wallis and Steevens, Ltd., Messrs., Road Loco¬motives and Traction Engines, 6
  • Wost’s Tire Setter, 38
  • Wolesey Sheep Shearing Machine Co., Ltd., Lathe Milling Machine, 5

Royal Institution:

  • Monthly Meeting; Election of Members; and Vote of Thanks to Sir A. Noble, 29
  • Monthly Meeting, Election of New Members, Lacturo Arrangements before Easter, 569
  • Principles of the Electric Telegraph, Prof. O. Lodge on the, 495
  • Royal Mail Motor Van, 631
  • R.M.S. Briton, Royalty and the, 271
  • Royal Medical Society:
  • Water Supply and Enteric Fever, Dr. V. G. Poore, 547
  • Royal Meteorological Society:
  • Resultsofa Comparison between Sunshine Records obtained from Two Recorders, by Mr. R. H. , Curtis, 581
  • Royal Naval College, Greenwich, The, 231
  • Royal Ordnance Factories, Our, 229, 281
  • Royal Society, The:
  • Magnetic Strains, Prof. C. G. Knott on, 16 i
  • Royal Trans-African Railway, The, 92
  • Royalties on Maxim Rifle-calibre Machine Guns, 33
  • Royalty and the R.M.S. Briton, 271
  • Royton, Local Government Board and the Sewage Filtration Scheme for, 201
  • Rudelefif, Prof. M., on the Influence of Cold upon the Bending Properties of Wrought Iron and Steel of Various Kinds, 371
  • Russia, American Agricultural Implements, 332
  • Russia, Agricultural Machinery in, 552
  • Russia, Belgian and French Enterprise in, 220
  • Russia, Iron Foundries Working in, 66
  • Russia, The Iron Industry in, 331
  • Russian Ironworks, Production of, for 1896, 436
  • Russia, Locomotives in, 131
  • Russia, Locomotives Ordered in the United States for, 650
  • Russia, Naphtha Industry in, 371
  • Russia, Production of Platinum in, 181
  • Russia, The Projected Canal from the Baltic to the Black Sea, 254
  • Russia and the Turkish Fleet, 490
  • Russian Coal Statistics, 254
  • Russian Coast Defence Ship, Transverse Parti¬tions Tested, 526
  • Russian Government Grant for a Chemical Laboratory at Riga, 583
  • Russian Markets for their Goods, To British Manufacturers, if they wish to make Further Way in the, 201
  • Russian Railways, 131
  • Russian Railways in 1896, Gross Earnings of, 223
  • Russian Railways, Line from Moscow to Windau, 397
  • Russian Railway, Line from Ostrolenka to Pilawa, 273
  • Russian Thrashing Machines, 332
  • Russian Trade, 206, 210, 277
  • Ruston, Proctor, and Co., Messrs., Exhibits at the Royal Agricultural Society’s Show, 6
  • Ryan, Prof. J., on the Choice of a Profession, 407

S

  • SADLER and Co., Limited, Messrs., Profit for the Year, 312
  • Safety Fly-wheels, 635
  • Safety Valve, Enclosed, 333
  • Sagnac, M. G., On the Transformation of the X Rays by Metals, 625
  • Sailing Vessel, The Largest that ever went up the Rhine, 273
  • St. Etienne, Electric Lighting at, 55
  • St. Lawrence River Bridge, 434
  • St. Lawrence Water-power Scheme, 262
  • St. Petersburg, Electric Tramways for, 302
  • Salford Docks, New Warehouses, 107
  • Salford, Sewerage Scheme for, 82, 158, 201
  • Salford, Statement in last Issue respecting Sewage Scheme for, is not True, 201
  • Salt Mines in Alsace-Lorraine, Output of, 176
  • Sampling, Water, Automatic, 189
  • San Diego Harbour Works, 346
  • San Francisco, Consular District Railways Constructed during the Past Year in, 16
  • San Francisco Manufacturer Contracts with a Kobo Firm with 500 H.P. Pelton Impulse Water Wheels, 181
  • San Francisco Tramways, 661
  • Sandemann and MoncriefF, Messrs., The Red- heugh Bridge, 23, 34
  • Sand Pump Suction Dredger, “ Casuarina,” 644, 649
  • Sanitation in Excelsis, 205, 393, 377, 422
  • Saniter, Mr., On Carbon and Iron, 150
  • Sargeant, Messrs., Exhibits at the Royal Agri¬cultural Society’s Show, 5, 6
  • Sargeant Company’s New Brake Shoe, The, 473 ,
  • Sarle, Sir Allen, his Resignation, 423
  • Saving in Condensation Water, Use of Infusorial . Earth, a, 223
  • Saw for Crank Webs, 87
  • Saw on Rotating Base, The Bryant Circular, 17
  • Sawing Machines for Cutting Metal, 654
  • Scarborough, Sanitary Matters in, 158
  • Scarborough and Whitby Railway, The, 659
  • Schaffer and Budenberg, Messrs., Exhibits at the Royal Agricultural Society’s Show, 6
  • Scheldt, The Scheme for Rectifying the Course of the, 625, 645
  • Schenectady Locomotive, North Pacific Railway, Compound Goods Locomotive (Supplement, July Wth, 1897)
  • Schlagaenhauffen, M., On the Presence of Arsenic and Antimony in Crude Copper, 449
  • Schneider, Creusot, and Terni Plates, 630
  • Scholz, Mr., Algraphy, 273
  • Scotch Pig Iron Shipments, A Week’s, 109
  • Scotch Railway Bill, 16, 33
  • Scotch Railway Working, 257
  • Scotch Shipbuilders, Vessels Launched in October by, 473
  • Scotch Shipbuilding, A Year’s, 599
  • Scotland, Light Railway from Loch Long to Loch j Fyne, 302
  • Scotte’s and De Dion’s Self-propelled Motor Vehicles, 302
  • Scotter, Sir Chas., Retirement of, 131 .
  • Scrap or Refuse Mica, Utilisation of, 254
  • Screw Propellers at High Speed, On the Formation of Cavities in Water, by, 49, 59, 85
  • Screw Propulsion, 85, 105
  • Sea Defences, Mr. R. F. Grantham, 442
  • Secrets in the Dockyards and Royal Ordnance Factories, 185
  • Sectionalised Machinery, 130
  • Seismoscope, Electric, 526

Selected American Patents:

  • 22, 48, 74, 96, 124, 146,170,194,216,242, 266, 290, 313, 336, 358, 380, 412, 438, 462,488, 514, 1 538, 562, 588, 614, 640, 662
  • Self-propelled Motor Vehicles, Scotte’s and De 1 Dion's, 302
  • Self-registering Apparatus for Submarine Cables, 158
  • Selig, Sonnenthal, and Co., Spoke Screwing Machine and Standard Inside Grinding Machine, 531
  • Selig, Sonnenthal, and Co., Standing Outside Grinding Machine, 531
  • Semi-steel,” A New Casting Metal called, 557
  • Servia, Projected Strategical Railways in, 251
  • Severn, Mr. W. H., Agent for the Projectile Lathes of the Southgate Engineering Com¬pany, 271
  • Sewage Disposal, Derby, The, 625
  • Sewage Disposal, Eton, 29
  • Sewage Disposal, Killin, 140
  • Sewage Disposal, Rangoon, 376
  • Sewage Disposal, The Stafford Corporation, 288
  • Sewage Disposal, Worcester, 29, 66
  • Sewage Disposal of Towns, Appointment of a Departmental Board to Inquire into the, 131
  • Sewage through Coal Dust, Filtering, 18, 473
  • Sewage Effluent Culvert Scheme, Manchester, 423
  • Sewage Filtration by Land for Roy ton, The Local Government Board Requires, 201
  • Sewage Problem, The Manchester, 195
  • Sewage Purification Bacteriological, 441
  • Sewage Purification by Coal, 18, 473
  • Sewage, “Septic ” Treatment of, 473
  • Sewer Work in New York, Heavy, 379
  • Sewing Needles in Germany, 518
  • Shafting at Messrs. Humpage, Jaques, and Pedersen’s Works, 645
  • Shafts, On the Causes of the Breaking of, 397
  • Shafts, On Crank and Propeller, 49, 69
  • Shafts, New System of Hanging, 645
  • Shanghai and Woosung, Railway between, 84
  • Shansi Coal and Iron, 84
  • Sharp, Stewart, and Co., Limited, Narrow Gauge Engine, Imperial Japanese Railway (Supple¬ment November 26th, 1895), 525
  • Sbaw, Mr. H. S. Hele, The Institution Examina¬tion (Relative to Paragraph, p. 5991, 634
  • Sheathing or Feathering Propellers, 498
  • Shearer and Sons, Messrs., Canadian Ferry Steamer, 344, 345, 349
  • Sheffield Corporation Defeated in their Applica¬tion to put in Force the Purchase Clause in Respect of the Sheffield Electric Light and Power Company, 599
  • Sheffield Corporation Tramways, 189

Sheffield District:

  • 19, 45, 71,93,121, 143,167,191, 213, 239, 263, 287, 311, 333, 355, 383, 409, 435, 459, 485, 511, 534, 559, 585, 611, 637, 659
  • Sheffield District Railway Extension Projects, 626
  • Sheffield Exports to the United States, Return of, 449
  • Sheffield, New Midland Station at, 473
  • Sheffield, Smoke Abatement in, 36
  • Sheffield Tramways Extension, 201
  • Shell Accidents at Bull Point, 577
  • Shell Fire, Experiments on the Effects of, 331
  • Shelley, Mr. W. J., Manufacture and Use of Concrete, 516
  • Sherviogton, Mr. T. B., Ballasting and Shunting Engine, Imperial Japanese Railways (Supple¬ment, November 26th, 1897), 525
  • Shifts, Three instead of Two, at the Blast Furnaces, 611
  • Shipbuilders in October, Vessels Launched by Scotch and English, 473
  • Shipbuilding, Clyde, 36, 423, 576
  • Shipbuilding in Dundee, 577
  • Shipbuilding and Engineering Works in Russia, Belgian and French, 220
  • Shipbuilding in England and Scotland, 214, 371, 473, 573, 599
  • Shipbuilding, English, September and October Output, 371. 473
  • Shipbuilding, French, 430
  • Shipbuilding on the Great Lakes, 635
  • Shipbuilding in Japan, 576
  • Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering on the Thames in the Victorian Era, 224, 296, 368, 394, 415, 447, 470, 524, 565, 623
  • Shipbuilding Returns, 95, 595, 602, 611
  • Shipbuilding Returns, Lloyd’s Register, 95
  • Shipbuilding in Scotland, 214, 371, 473, 573, 699
  • Shipbuilding in Scotland, September and October Output, 371, 473
  • Shipbuilding, Swedish, 397
  • Shipping Company at Trieste, New, 84
  • Shipping Industry in England and the United Kingdom, The Protection of, 573
  • Ship Canal Across the Florida Peninsula, Pro¬posed, 499
  • Ship Canal Dock Warehouses, Manchester, 106
  • Ship Canal Schemes, Some Early, 518
  • Ship of 5000 Tons, A Sailing, 397
  • Ships, Analysis of Speed Trials of, 433
  • Shigs, Early Use of Water-tight Bulkheads in,
  • Ship on the Transatlantic Trade with Triple- expansion Engines, The First, 131
  • Ships, Testing Transverse Partitions, 526
  • Ships, Water-tight Bulkheads in, 523 Shoddy, 305
  • Shoreditch, Electrioity and Dust Destruction, 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Short Time, Firms compelled to put their men on, 585
  • Siam, Railway Carriage for the King of, 346
  • Siam, Mr. Vernie on, 158
  • Siberian Railway Progress in 1896, 286
  • Siddons, Limited, Messrs. J. and J., Dispute with their Men, 332
  • Siemens and Halske, Celebration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Firm of, 371
  • Siemens and Halske’s Electric Brakes, 201
  • Sigaudy, M. Pierre, On Water-tube Boilers for
  • High-speed Ocean Steamers, 25, 29
  • Sight Tests used in the Mercantile Marine, On the, 625
  • Signal Light Indicator, Mr. Hamilton, 72
  • Signals on the London and North-Western Rail¬way, 181
  • Signals, Pratt’s Automatic Fcg, 17
  • Signals, A System of. 370
  • Signalling, Railway, by Electricity, 595
  • Signal in the U.S.A., Trial of a New Railway, 371
  • Signalling across Space, Prof. Silvanus P. Thomp¬son on, 573
  • Signalling Station at the Month of the Tees, Proposed, 122
  • Signalling Station on the South Gare Breakwater, 143
  • Signalling Systems on Indian Railways, 302
  • Silesia, Upper, The Iron Industry in, 134
  • Silicon in Silico-spiegel and Ferro-silicon, Deter¬mination of, 223
  • Silo at Manchester, Grain, 497
  • Simplon Tunnel. Electric Drill faced with Car¬borundum to Excavate the, 331
  • Simplon Tunnel, Subventions for the Boring of, 223
  • Simplon Tannel, The Swiss Railway Nationalisa¬tion Scheme and the, 699
  • Simpson and Co., Messrs. Jas., Vertical Pumping Engines, West Middlesex Waterworks, Hamp¬ton [Supplement, September 2ilh, 1897), 308
  • Sincerest Flattery, 63
  • Sinclair, Mr., On Cylinder Clearance, 84
  • Sinking Frame, Round Shaft, 428, 429
  • Sinking Pump, A Large, 340
  • Sixty Years of Thames Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering, 224
  • Skinner, Mr. F. W., Chicago Drainage Canal, 125, 129, 147, 153, 172, 162
  • Skinningrove Ironworks, Breakdown of a Hoist Engine, 122
  • Slack Wires, Power Transmission through, 330
  • Slag Distributor, 6
  • Slavery in the Coal Mines of Scotland, 272
  • Slide Valve for Locomotives, A New, 39
  • Sliding Faucet, A., 206
  • Sliding Scale, The South Wales, 426
  • Sliding Scale in Wales, Ballot for the Continuance or Not of a, 312
  • Smelting Galena, New Method of, 346
  • Smethwick, Mechanical Engineers at, 363
  • Smith, Mr. F. P., Portrait, 297
  • Smith, Mr. Godfrey, Resignation after Fifty-two Years’ Service, 638
  • Smith, Mr. Henry, 356
  • Smith, Prof. R. H., Engine Governors, 515

Smithfield Club Show :

  • Clayton and Shuttleworth, Messrs., General Purpose Traction Engine (illustrated), 578
  • Clayton and Shuttleworth, Messrs., Oil Engine (Illustrated), 579
  • Clayton and Shuttleworth, Messrs., Thrashing Machine and Grist Mill (Illustrated), 579
  • Lseming-Smith Hay Press, The (Illustrated), 580
  • Smoke Abatement in Sheffield (Illustrated), 36
  • Smokeless Powders and their Ballistic Results, by Hudson Maxim, 97
  • Smulders and Co., Messrs. A. F., Suction-and- Bucket Dredger, 199
  • Smyrna, Agricultural Machinery Wanted in, 573
  • Snell, Mr. J. F, C., On the Generation of Steam, 14
  • Soaring Machines, Mr. Pilcher’s, 625

Society, The Aeronautical:

  • Application of Kites to the Preservation of Life, Capt. Spiers’ Apparatus, 625

Society of Arts:

  • Programme of the Opening Session, 486

Society, Berlin Industrial:

  • Benzol and its Importance as an Illuminant, Dr. Kraemer on, 131

Society, The Cambridge Philosophical:

  • Electrical Oscillations in Wires, Mr. H. C. Pocklington, 499

Society of Chemical Industry, Liverpool :

  • Manufacture and Properties of Carborundum, Dr. C. K. Kohn, 495

Society of Civil Engineers:

  • Recent Tests of Bridge Members, 123
  • Working of Soft Steel for Boilers, Mr. J. A. L. Waddell, 550

Society of Civil and Mechanical Engineers:

  • Deputation from, Received by the Prince of Wales, 113

Society, Crystal Palace Engineering :

  • Papers read and disonssed last Session, 589

Society of Electrical Engineers, The Northern:

  • Distribution of Electrical Energy, Mr. W. C. Wordingham, 485

Society of Engineers:

  • Annual Meeting and Election of New Mombers 589
  • Sea Defences, Mr. Rich. F. Grantham, 442
  • Visit to the Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, 362

Society of Engineers, The Amalgamated :

  • Board of Trade and the, 425, 434
  • Review of its Career up to the Present Timo, 414
  • Statement issued by Mr. G. N. Barnes in Reply to the Employers5 Manifesto, 163

Society, Glasgow University Engineering:

  • Lord Kelvin’s Patents, Mr. Magnus Maclean, 545
  • Microscopic Structure of Iron and Steel, Prof. Arch. Barr, 440
  • Ordnance, Mr. Harold Jackson, 497
  • Programme for Approaching Session, 430
  • Recent Applications of Electrical Engineering,
  • Mr. H. A. Mavor, 612

Society, Glasgow and West of Scot¬land Technical College, Scientific:

  • Syllabus of Lectures for the Continuation of the Present Session, 634

Society, Gloucestershire Engineering:

  • Visit to the Cheltenham Electricity Works, 547

Society, Inchlcore Engineering:

  • Automatic Railway Brakes, Mr. E. E. Joynt,
  • 477
  • Production of Acetylene Gas, Mr. C. B. Ortcn, 406

Society, King’s College Engineering:

  • Annual Dinner, 581
  • Electric Lighting of a Private House, Mr. N. B. Rosher, 391
  • Foundations. Mr. C. F. R. N. Weston, 457
  • Kurrachee Harbour, Mr. A. J. West, 430
  • Manufacture of Steel, Mr. H. W. Minnitt, 486
  • Manufacture and Use of Concrete, Mr. W. J. Shelley, 516
  • Telephones, Mr. E. G. Summers, 555

Society, Liverpool Engineering:

  • Opening Meeting and Scheme of Papers to be Read, 434

Society, Manchester Geological:

  • Annual Meeting and Report, 383
  • Inaugural Address of the President, Mr. J. St
  • Ridyard, on the Utility of Association, 485
  • St Society, Mason College Engineering:
  • Specialised Machine Tools, Mr. E. C. Garrard,
  • Transmission of Electric Power, Mr. R. H. q. Housman, 608

Society of Mechanical Engineers, The American :

  • Electrical Equipment for Factory Purposes, S Prof. D. C. Jackson, 20
  • Rockwood Type of Compound Engine, Discus¬sion on the, 651
  • Society of Mining Students, The Bristol:
  • Annual Meeting, 223

Society, Physical:

  • Experiments shown by Mr. Ackermann, 473
  • Experiments to show Alternate Exchange of kinetic Energy, Mr. Albert Campbell, 599
  • Society of Railway Servants, The Amalgamated:
  • Membership of the, 550

Society, Yorkshire College Engineering:

  • Annual Dinner, 480
  • Daimler Motor and its Application to Auto-cars, Mr. J. Sydney Critchley, 638
  • Double-cutting Planing Machine, Mr. J. H. Wicksteed, 402
  • Sorby and Sons, Limited, New Works, 213
  • Soudan, French, Extension of the Military Rail¬way, 158
  • South African Mail Steamer “ Briton,” 470
  • “ Southampton,” On Board the, 353
  • South Australia, Net Revenue for the Year, 656
  • South Australian School of Mines and Industries, Yearly Cost of, 254
  • Southgate Engineering Co., Lathe for Turning Projectiles, 261, 271
  • Snath-Eastern Railway, American Saloon Carriage, 443, 445, 450 :
  • South-Eastern Railway Co., Colour of their Rolling Stock, 499
  • South-Eastern Railway, New Corridor Train, 302
  • South-Eastern Railway, Rolling Stock of the, 331
  • South-Eastern Railway, Vestibule Train on the, 346
  • South-Eastern Railway, Works on the, 238

South Kensington Museum: 136

  • South Pacific Railway Company’s New Lines, 397
  • South Wales Primrose Company, Seam of Coal Struck by, 312
  • South Wales Sliding Scale, The, 426
  • South Wales Railway Struggle, 549
  • South-West London Polytechnic Institute, Prospectus of Classes, 331
  • Spain, Manganese Ores Export from, 650
  • Spain, Monopoly for the Manufacture and Sale : of, 16
  • Spain, New Ironclad and Cruisers for, 235
  • Spain, Quicksilver Shipped from Cartagena, 257
  • Spain, Railway Connecting Granada with Calahonda, 254
  • Spain, Steel Production in, 302
  • Spain, The United States and, 316
  • Speed Counter, A New, 42
  • Speed Indicator, Metcalfe’s, 406
  • Speeds, Railway-.’ Railway Speeds :
  • Spoed and Stops on the Central Underground Railway, London, 181
  • Speed of Trains, Reckoning the, 276, 300, 317, 343, 393
  • Speed Trials of the Imperial Japanese Battle¬ship “ Yashima,” 137
  • Speed Trials of Ships, Analysis of, 433
  • Speed in Warships, Importance of, 123
  • Speedwell ” Torpedo Gunboat, New Engines and Boilers for the, 443
  • Spencer and Sons, Messrs. John, Dividend De¬clared by, 168
  • Spithead, June, 1897, Fleet Illuminations at, 103
  • Spithead, June, 1897, Foreign Warships at (Supplement, July 2nd, 1897)
  • Splendid Scheme, A, 206
  • Spokane, Washington, The Electric Power Station at, 254
  • Spokes in Bicycle Wheels, Tension of, 353, 422
  • Stafford Corporation Sewage Works, The, 288
  • Standard Arc Lamps in America and Here, 331
  • Stands and Balconies for the Jubilee Condemned, 33
  • Stanford and Co., Messrs., Exhibits at the Royal Agricultural Society’s Show, 6
  • Stanger and Blount, Messrs., their Experiments for the Cement Trade Section of the London Chamber of Commerce, 550
  • Stanley Show, The, 531
  • Stanton, Mr. Robt. B., on the Land Slides in British Columbia, 616
  • Stanton. Mr. T. E., on the Rate of Transmission of Heat from the Walls of a Heated Pipe to Colder Water Flowing Through It, 16
  • Static Machine, Large Multiplate, 397
  • Staveley Coal and Iron Company’s Report, 286
  • Staves for Barrels in Galatz, Trade in, 16
  • Steam, Mr. J. F. C. Snell and Mr. J. J. Steinitz, on the Generation of, 14
  • Steam Car for Branch Lines, American, 634
  • Steam Engine Indicators, 317
  • Steam House, M. Jeantaud’s, 419
  • Steam, On the Law of Condensation of, 609
  • Steam Meter, 91
  • Steam Motor Road Train, A, 595
  • Steam Navigation, Lardner and, 62
  • Steam Pipes, Failnre of, 343, 393, 431
  • Steam Pump, A Direct-acting, Fitted with the d’Autia Device, 408
  • Steam Plant, Importance of Leaks in a, 84
  • Steam Ports on Locomotives, Size of, 557
  • Steam Power in the United States, On the Cost of, 636
  • Steam in Steam Engines, Condensation of, and its Measurement, 641
  • Steamers and Steamships Steamships from Aden to Zanzibar, Line of, 84
  • Steamship “ Briton,” South African Mail, 470
  • Steamship, Canadian Ferry, 344, 345, 349
  • Steamship “Dachessof Devonshire,” Kirkaldy’s Revolving Door for Water-tight Bulkheads, 106
  • Steamship “ Empress Queen,” Paddle {Supplement, September 15M, 1897), 220, 228, 244
  • Steamship, The First Iron, 231
  • Steamships, French-built Channel, 426
  • Steamship and an Iceberg, Effect of a Collision between, 275
  • Steamship, Ice-breaking, Burmeister and Wain, £ 88
  • Steamship ‘ ‘ Knight Bachelor ” after Collision £ with an Iceberg, 275
  • Steamships, Large Lake, 17, 533
  • Steamship Lengthening in Germany, 506
  • Steamship “ Presidente Sarmiento,” 236 ,
  • Steamship, Railway Ferry, Burmeister and Wain, 89
  • Steamship (2000 ton), for Tientsin, 273
  • Steamship “Walton Belle,” The Paddle, 64
  • Steamship for the Whito Star Line, A New Leviathan, 370
  • Steam Turbine, Mr. van Gink and Mr. W. J. Holsboer, 550
  • Steam, Wire-drawn, 326, 342
  • Steel Alloyed with Nickel, Property of, 181
  • Steel Armour, Krupp’s Process of Hardening Acquired by American Firms, 473
  • Steel Axles for Locomotives, 533
  • Steel Barrels, Manufacture of, 83
  • Steel for Boilers Constructed under Lloyd’s Rules,
  • Tensile Strength Required, 66
  • Steel for Boilers, On the Working of Soft, 550
  • Steel Boiler Plate, A Cracked, 331
  • Steel, Colour of, under Different Degrees of Heat, 254
  • Steel Dies, Hard, 361 Steel, Extra Hard, 6
  • Steel Girder Rail Trade, The Carnegie Co. and the, 650
  • Steel Jetties instead of Solid Stone Piers in Hong
  • Kong Harbour, 573 Steel Lock Gates, The Largest, 635
  • Steel, Manganese, 301
  • Steel, Mr. H. W. Minnitt,on the Manufacture of, 486
  • Steel, Molybdenum, Result of Teste in, 223
  • Steel and Nickel, Locomotive Axles of, 473
  • Steel Plant in Birmingham, Ala., 201
  • Steel Plate Fly-wheels, 29
  • Steel Plate Stacks and Chimneys for Brick, Substitution of, 223
  • Steel, A Problem in, 393
  • Steel Rails for India, American, 654
  • Steel Rails for Ireland and Japan Ordered in America, 254
  • Steel Rails for Indian Railways, American v. British Tenders, 382
  • Steel Rail Manufacture, Another Step in the Improvement of, 599
  • Steel Rails for New South Wales Ordered in America and not England, 346, 354
  • Steel Rail Pool, The Philadelphia, 397
  • Steel Rails, Tenders Invited by the New South Wales Government for, 66
  • Steel Shafts, Cast, 81
  • Steel Sheets Coated with Spelter, Advantages of, 331
  • Steel Shell Trade in 1897, 636
  • Steels for Ship and Boiler Construction, Special, 503
  • Steel in Spain, Production of, 302
  • Steel Trade, Progress of, 401
  • Steel Tramways for Roads, 190
  • Steel in Vacuum, Casting, 289
  • Steel Works, Employment at, during November, 599
  • Steel Works, The Terni and Savona, 352
  • Steelite Fire-bars ? 347
  • Steep Grade Railway, Devil’s Dyke, Brighton, 118
  • Steering Gear, Davis’s Motor Car, 519
  • Steinitz, Mr. J. J., on the Generation of Steam, 14
  • Stelfox, Mr. J., Experiments with the Claus
  • System of Purification at Belfast, 26
  • Stephens, Mr. Michael, Narrow Gauge Engine, Cape Government Railways, 556 Stephenson Bridge in Paris, 221
  • Stevenson and Cowper, Messrs., Dissolution of Partnership, 19
  • Stiger, Mr. A., Prevention of Hailstorms by Means of Explosions, 222
  • Stoddart, Major and Mrs., Presentation to, 311
  • Stoney, Mr. F. G. M. (with Portrait), 207
  • Stoney’8 Shutter to be Fitted to the Periyar Tun¬nel, 302
  • Stored Energy, The Most Economical Form of, 331
  • Stourbridge and Kinver Railway, 533
  • Straneo, Signor Paolo, Method of Determining the Coefficient for the Thermal Conductivity of Ice, 650
  • Straw-working Machinery 229
  • Street Lighting by Electricity, 40
  • Street Lighting, Public, 40
  • Street Lighting by Rectifiers, Mr. C. D. Taite, 40
  • Street Sprinkling with a Disinfectant, Brussels, 109
  • Stresses in Metals, On the Measurement of, 526
  • Strike and Lock-out, The :
  • Strike and Lock-out, 18,19, 46, 70, 71, 72, 91, 93, 107, 117, 130, 134, 135, 161, 179, 191, 207, 213, 227, 232, 251, 312, 347, 353, 379, 392, 393, 403, 409, 419, 429, 431, 451, 455, 469, 472, 491, 525.
  • 527, 529, 534, 550, 582, 589, 598, 620, 633, 617
  • Strike, The, After the Conference, 527, 534
  • Strike at Ashinton Colliery Ended, 19
  • Strike of Blast Furnacemen in Cleveland, Threatened, 18
  • Strike, Mr. John Burns and the, 347
  • Strike in the Edinburgh Printing Trade, 598
  • Strike, The Effect of, on British Industries, 559
  • Strike Funds, Perversion of, 419
  • Strikes, Insurance Against, 451, 469
  • Strikes and Lock-outs in 1896, 589
  • Strike and Lock-out in Sheffield, 191
  • Strikes in Wales, Coal, 312
  • Strike, Work Turned Out during the, 525
  • Strike, Messrs. Yarrow and Company’s Method of Combating the Strike, 353
  • Strong Locomotive, The, 232
  • Sty Head Pass, Proposed Road through the, 642
  • Submarine Boat, The Holland, 223
  • Submarine Cables, Repairing of, 86
  • Submarine Coal Mining at Bridgeness, N.B., 272
  • Submarine Craft on Simon Lake, Baltimore, 526
  • Subterranean Temperatures, Recent Notes on, 210
  • Suburban Railway Traffic, 628
  • Subways for the London Streets, 254
  • Suddenly Imposed Loads, 528
  • Suez Canal, 4, 397
  • Sugar, Coal and, 586
  • Sugar Exports from Queensland, 625
  • Sugg, Mr. Wm., On Cooking and Ventilation by T the Aid of Gas, 26
  • Sulina, Roumania, Total Number of Vessels that Passed through the Port of, 4
  • Sulphur Production in Mexico, 473
  • Summers, Mr. G. E., Oa Telephones, 555
  • Sun Blind, An Automatic, 650
  • Sunday Labour, Total Abolition of, Impossible, 19
  • Sunlight Works, Visit to the, 71
  • Sunshine Records Obtained from a Campbell-Stokes Recorder and a Jordan Photographic T Recorder, 581
  • Supplements:
  • Ballasting and Shunting Engine, Imperial Japanese Railways, Mr. T. B. Shervington, 7
  • November 26th, 1897
  • Compound Goods Locomotive, Northern Pacific Railway, The Schenectady Waterworks, July 16th, 1897
  • Foreign Warships at Spithead, July 2nd, 1897
  • Four-coupled Bogie Tank Engine, London, Tilbury, and Southend Railway, and Port- folio Working Drawing of same (coloured), Mr. Thomas Whitelegg, December 17th, 1897
  • Hungarian Paddle Steamer, I. Ferencz Josef, 7
  • Messrs. The Danubius Sohcenischen and Hartmann Ship and Machine Construction Company, August 27th and September 10th, 1897
  • Light Draught Gunboats, U.S.A., December 31st, 1897
  • Locomotives for the Waterford, Limerick, and Western Railway, Messrs. Kitson and Co. August 13th 1897
  • Pumping Engines, Miike Coal Mines, Japan, Messrs. Joseph Evans and Sons, August 6tb, 1897
  • Swing Bridge over the Nene, Mr. J. Allen McDonald, July 23rd, 1897
  • Tank Locomotive, Indian State Railways,Messrs. Neilson and Co., October 3rd, 1897,
  • Working Drawing Ten-wheeled Mineral Engine, Great Western 7
  • Railway, Mr. Wm. Dean, November 5th, 1897 Vertical Pumping Engines, West Middlesex Waterworks, Hampton, Messrs. Jas. Simpson and Co., Limited, September 24th, 1897
  • Water-tube Boilers and Feed Apparatus, H.M.S. “Salamander,” Mr. A. G. Mumford, Decern- 3rd, 1897
  • Winding Engines for the E'obw Vale Steel,
  • Iron, and Coal Company, Limited, Messrs. Nasmith, Wilson,and Co., October 10th, 1897 Surface Resistance in Pipes and on Ships, Prof. H. S. Hele-Shaw, 164
  • Sussex, Natural Gas Discovered at Waldron in, 625
  • Swakop Harbour, 391
  • Swan and Hunter, Messrs. C. S., Effect of Strike on their Output of Steamers, 638
  • Swansea Tin-plate Trade, Sir J. J. Jenkins on the, 334
  • Swaziland, Coal Prospecting, 313
  • Sweden, Cellulose Industry in, 625
  • Sweden, Furnaces in Blast in, 273
  • Sweden, Gold in, 625
  • Sweden, Importation of Machinery into, 109
  • Swedish Government, The Yarrow Type of Water-tube Boiler adopted by, 66 Swedish Iron and Steel Industries, Improvement in the, 109
  • Swedish Shipbuilding Trade, Inactivity in, 397
  • Swing Bridge over the Nene (Supplement, July 23rd, 1897), 77, 79
  • Swiss Confederation, The Five Chief Swiss Railways to be Purchased by the, 371
  • Switzerland, Electric Tramways in, 60, 65
  • Swiss Railways, Nationalisation of the Whole System of, 16, 371, 573, 599
  • Swiss Railway Nationalisation Scheme and the Simplon Tunnel, The, 599
  • Swiss Watch Industry, The, 331
  • Switzerland, New Tunnel Projects in, 375
  • Symons, Mr. G. J., Receives the Albert Medal, 33 7

T

  • TABLOID Machinery, 35
  • Tachometer, A New, 397
  • Tail-end Shafts, Mr. Gravell on the Causes of the Breaking of, 397
  • Taite, Mr. C. D., Street Lighting by Rectifiers, 40 ,
  • Tangyes Limited, Messrs., Exhibits at the Royal Agricultural Show, 5
  • Tanks, Galvanising, 15
  • Tank Locomotive, Indian State Railways, Working Drawing of (Supplement, October 3rd, 1897), 332
  • Tank for Testing Naval Models, Washington Navy Yard, 654
  • Tarbes, Fall of a Bridge at, 304
  • Tariffs, The Canadian, United States, British, and Newfoundland, 201
  • Tasmania, Gold and Tin Ore in, 181
  • Tasmania Railway, Extension in, 449
  • Tasmanian Great Western Railway Scheme, The, 109
  • Tasker and Sons, Messrs. W., Exhibits at the Royal Agricultural Society’s Show, 6
  • Taunton Waterworks Extension Scheme, 302
  • Taylor and Hobson’s Scheme, Messrs., 280
  • Tees Conservancy Commissioners, Electric Installation at their Graving Dock, 611

Tenders and Contracts:

  • Government Contracts, India Office, 547
  • Port Works at Pernambuco, 547
  • Railway in Brazil, 547
  • Teak for Structural and Mechanical Purposes, Value of, 158
  • Technical College, East London, 317
  • Technical Education, 227, 251, 277, 299, 300, 319, 352, 396, 602, 555
  • Technical Education and Foreign Competition, Sir W. H. Bailey on, 396
  • Tees, Largest Vessel ever Constructed on the, 312
  • Telegraph System, Total Length of the World’s,
  • Telegraphy Vibration, 473
  • Telegraphy, Wireless, 222
  • Telephone Exchange for Dover, A Municipal, 625
  • Telephones, Mr. G. E. Summers on, 555
  • Telephoning on the Erie Canal, 286
  • “Telescriptor,” The, 449
  • “Temper’’ as used in Steel Manufacture, The Word, 254
  • Temperature, Mean Annual, at the Surface of the Sea Round England, in the Indian Ocean, and the Red Sea, 371
  • Temperatures, Recent Notes on Subterranean, 210
  • Tenders, American v. British, for Steel Rails for India, 382
  • Tenders for Railway in Brazil, 547
  • Tenders Invited, from H.M. Consul-General at Christiania, with regard to, 33
  • Tenders invited for the Sanitary Improvement of Lisbon, 550
  • Tenders for Large Steamer invited by the Hamburg-American Line, 625
  • Tenders opened at Sofia, 181
  • Tenders for Port Works at Pernambuco, 547
  • Tennant, Sir D., on the Cape Transit Rates to the Transvaal, 499
  • Tensile Strength to the Composition of Structural Steel, Relation of, 84
  • Tension of Cycle Spokes, 353, 422
  • Tension of Spokes in Bicycle Wheels, 353
  • Torni and Savona Stool Works, The, 352
  • “Terror,” Pneumatic System on Board the, 302
  • Test Bars, Mr. Moldenke on the Use of Foundry, 654
  • Test of Fireproof Floors, 17
  • Test of Metals, Pocket Recorder for, 188
  • Testing Machine, 100-Ton, 376
  • Thames Embankment, Electric Light for the, 86
  • Thames Ironworks Company, English Ambas¬sador’s Yacht, 478, 481
  • Thames, New Flood Channel through the Lock Island at Teddington, 526
  • Thames, New Weir and Lock, 419
  • Thames, The Conservators’ Report, 115
  • Thames, Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering on the, in the Victorian Era, 224, 296, 368, 394, 415, 447, 470, 524, 565, 623
  • Theoretical Dynamics, 523, 555, 583, 598, 633, 655
  • Thermal Conductivity of Ice, Determining the Coefficient for the, 650
  • Thermo-Chemical Study of the Refining of Iron, 150
  • Thermo-Dynamics of the Gas Engine, 155, 189, 468
  • Thermo-Dynamics, Practical, 502
  • Third-rail Electric Traction, 43
  • Third-rail Propulsion for Steam Railroads, Ex¬periment in, 397
  • Thomas, Mr. D. A., and the Control of the Out¬put Scheme, 122
  • Thomas, Mr. D. A., on Dovetailing the Control Scheme into the Sliding Scale, 384
  • Thomas, Mr. D. A., on the Wages Appeal Case, Plymouth, 486
  • Thomas, Mr. Edwin, 499
  • Thompson, Prof. Silvanus P., on Signalling across Space, 573
  • “Thrasher,” Progress of Work on the, 371
  • Three-phase Alternating Current Generator, A Largo, 423
  • Threshing Machines, Russian, 332
  • Throwing High Explosives, New System of, 4
  • Thunderbolt's Manne Engine Governor, 609
  • Thureau, Prof, C., on the Mount Cameron Gold and Tin Ore Veins, 181
  • Thwaite and Holden, Messrs., New Process of Producing Malleable Iron Castings, 397
  • Ticket Collecting at Holloway to be Discontinued, 33
  • Ticket Punches, 6
  • Timber Trade from Galatz, Falling Away of the, 16
  • Tin-plate, Exports to the United States, 550
  • Tin-plate Plant, United States, A Large, 212
  • Tin-plate Trade, Further Decline of, 84
  • Tin plate Trade, Mr. George D. Hammond on the, 131, 133
  • Tin-plate Trade, German, 401
  • Tin-plates from the United States, America, Ex¬port of, 223
  • Tipton Engineering Scheme, The, 350
  • Tire Bender, Hand-power, Mr. Wm. Cook, 38
  • Tires, Pneumatic, their Superiority Over Iron and Solid Rubber Tires, 223
  • Tire Setter, West’s, 39
  • Tires, Physical Properties of Compressed Iron, 217
  • Tokyo University, 544, 553, 567
  • Took for the Egyptian Government, Non-delivery of, Owing to the Strike, 371
  • Tools, Hartford Automatic Machine, 467
  • Tools, Machine, 348, 467, 505, 549
  • Tools, Specialised Machine, 505
  • Tool Stop, Automatic, 206
  • Torpedoes, Aerial, 58
  • Torpedo Boat for the Chilian Government, Arrival of the First, 201
  • Torpedo Boats and Fast Steam Yachts, Power Developed by the Boilers of, and Conditions under which they are Used, 109
  • Torpedo Boat “ S. 26,” Loss of the German, 331
  • Torpedoes of the Whitehead Class, Experiments with Apparatus for the Guidance of, 423
  • Torrington and Okehampton Railway, The Pro¬jected, 181
  • Tower Bridge Approaches, Estimates for, 436
  • Tower, Indian Frontier Fighting, 301
  • Towler, Mr. Alfred, Economic Development of the Steam Engine, 440
  • Toyn, Mr. Joseph, Presentation to, 71
  • Trans-African Railway, The Royal, 92
  • Trans-Andine Railway, The, 397
  • Transatlantic Trade Improvement, 375
  • Transvaal Customs, Exorbitant, 18
  • Transvaal, Coalfield of the, 46
  • Transvaal, Cape Transit Rates to the, 499
  • Transvaal Railway Extension, 397, 499
  • Transverse Partitions in Ships Tested, 523
  • Transmission of Power, The, 1
  • Transmission of Power through Slack Wires, 333
  • Tratman, Mr. E. E. Russell, 508
  • Traveller, A Resident, 36
  • Trawler, A Steam, 346
  • Tredegar Iron and Coal Company, Encouraging Report, 72
  • Trials of English Locomotives, 491
  • Trieste, Formation of a New Shipping Company at, 84
  • Trinidad Asphalt ? What is, 630
  • Troon, New Graving Dock at, 254
  • Trow, Mr., his Services to be Recognised, 240
  • Trowbridge, Prof. John, on the Energy Conditions Necessary to Produce the Röntgen Rays, 16
  • Truck Act, The Home Secretary on Exemptions from the, 610
  • Truth about the Coal Trade, 238
  • Traction Engine Wheels Shod with Wooden Blocks, 550
  • Trade of tho British Empire, 257, 279, 322
  • Trade Bureau, A Central, 257
  • Trade and Business Announcements:
  • 29, 59, 92, 168,192, 206, 238, 262, 295, 334, 354, 362, 405, 430, 448, 470, 503, 520, 549, 595, 631
  • Trade of the Country, The, 166
  • Trade Dispute?, 3
  • Trade, Eight Months of British, 254
  • Trade of 1897, The, 654
  • Trade in Germany, 271
  • Trade of Japan, 646
  • Trade in Madagascar, 427
  • Trade Mark, Defending a, 327
  • Trade Revival and Wages, 327
  • Trade Rivalry in South and Central America, Cheapness the Point Existing in, 84
  • Trade Marks should be Registered according to Danish Law, All, 201
  • Trade Union Case, A Remarkable, 473
  • Trade Union Correspondent on the Results that have Accrued to Labour during Her Maiostv’s Reign, 19
  • Trades Union Congress, The, 257
  • Trades Unions, Tho Rights of, 259
  • Trades Unionism, The New, 636
  • Trades Unionism and Mr. Barns, 475, 498, 533, 534
  • Trades Unionism, Free Labour v., 337
  • Traffic on Asphalted Streets in Jersey City, Regulation of, 158
  • Trafford Park, Manchester, Development of, 71
  • Train, Fast Express, 300
  • Trains, Reckoning the Speed of, 300, 317, 343
  • Train Resistance, 392, 400, 431, 523
  • Train, A Steam Motor Road, 595
  • Train Services, Summer, by Chas. Rous-Marten. 99
  • Trains Provided for the Ural Excursion of the Geological Congress, 302
  • Tramcars in New York, Cost of Operating Com¬pressed Air, 657
  • Tramcar, Double Rail Electric, 654
  • Tramways, Australia, 433
  • Tramways, City and County of Kingston-upon-Hull, 595
  • Tramways, The Cork Electric, 661
  • Tramways of Dudley, 573
  • Tramway, Electric, Brisbane, 223
  • Tramways, Electric, Johannesburg, 201
  • Tramways, Electric, Lausanne, 60, 65
  • Tramways, Electric, Leeds, 346
  • Tramways, Electric, for St. Petersburg, 302
  • Tramways, Electric, Middlesbrough, Thornby, and Stockton. 331
  • Tramways, Japan, 484
  • Tramway Lines into Electric Roads, Conversion of, 143
  • Tramways in Manchester, Electricity as Motive Power, 181
  • Tramways in Massachusetts to be Under State
  • Supervision, 397 Tramways, Municipal, 65
  • Tramways in New South Wales, 302
  • Tramways, San Francisco, 661
  • Tramways, Sheffield, 189, 201
  • Tramways, Steel, 190
  • Tramway, Surface Contact Electric, 635
  • Tramways in Switzerland, 189
  • Tramway Traction, Sir A. Forwood on the Best System for, 331
  • Tramway Bills for the Coming Session, 573
  • Tramway Engine, Gasoline and Electric, 635
  • Tramway Engines, Two New, 302
  • Tubes, Aluminium and Steel, Their Comparative Strength and Rigidity, 473
  • Tube Boilers in Passenger Steam Boats, 477
  • Tube Manufacturers, Combination to Put an End to the Cutting of Prices, 238
  • Tucker, Mr. A. E., on Lubricant?, 346
  • Tucking Mill Foundry Co., Round Shaft Sinking Frame, 428, 429
  • Tunnel, The Blackwall, 502
  • Tunnel to be Fitted with a Stoney’s Shutter, A, Periyar, 302
  • Tunnel, The Greenwich, 499
  • Tunnel, Ou the Irish Channel, 272
  • Tunnel Locomotive, A Curious, 647
  • Tunnels of the Metropolitan Railway, Report on the Ventilation of the, 371
  • Tunnel Projects in Switzerland, New, 375
  • Tunnel between Ratcliff and Rotherhithe, Pro¬posed, 346
  • Tunnel, The Simplon, 223, 331
  • Tunnel, Water Supply, from Lake Erie, 17
  • Turbines, Efficiency of Steam, 583
  • Turbine, Tests to Show the Influence of Moisture in Steam on the Economy of a, 44
  • Turkish Railway Mileage, 650
  • Turner, Mr. C. A. P., On Determining Stresses in Metals by Measuring the Fluctuations of Temperature when a Load is Applied, 526
  • Turner, Limited, Messrs. F. R. and F., Exhibits at the Royal Agricultural Society’s Show, 6
  • Tuyere for Blast Furnaces, A New, 654
  • Tyne, The, 592
  • Tyne Shipbuilding Returns for the Year, 650
  • Tynemouth Pier, Damage to and Rebuilding of, 273, 499, 511
  • Typewriter, An Electric, 449

U

  • UNDERGROUND Mains, Localisation of Faults in, 52
  • Underground Railways in New York, 650
  • Undertunnelling the District Railway, Bill for, 84
  • Unfair Use of Drawings, 105, 140
  • Unemployed Insurance, 354
  • Unemployed at the End of September, Returns of the, 423
  • Unemployed, Percentage of, in the Trade Unions Making Returns, 109
  • Uganda Railway, Progress of the, 66
  • Union Steamship Company at the Brussels Exhi¬bition, Gold Medal Awarded to the, 379
  • Unit for Rating the Efficiency of an Electric Plant. 66
  • United Kingdom, Coal Output in the, 371
  • United Kingdom, Railway Lines Open in, 331
  • United Kingdom, Total Railway Receipts for June. 1897, 131
  • United States, Chief Iron-producing Districts in the, 397
  • United States, Coal Production of the, 66
  • United States, On the Cost of Steam Power in the, 636
  • United States, Earnings from Freight and Traffic on Railways in, 331
  • United States, Electric Traction in the, 498
  • United States, Fortifications to bo Erected in the, 254
  • United States, Hours of Labour in the, 277
  • United States, Indian Railway Companies place large Orders for Rails in the, 66
  • United States, Large Interlocking Plant, 17
  • United States, Merchant Marine of the, 66
  • United States Navy, Annual Report, 526
  • United States Navy Department, Test at Indian Head of the Comparative Efficiency of two thin and one thick Armour Plates, 84
  • United States Navy, Light Draught Gunboats (Supplement, December 31j<, 1897), 541, 542, 548, 654
  • United States, October Record of Railway Acci¬dents in the, 650
  • United States Patents, 323
  • United States, Pig Iron Production in the, 109
  • United States, Progress in Naval Ordnance in the, 628
  • United States, Pumping Engines in the, 495
  • United States, Railway Accidents, 201
  • United States, Railway from Astoria, 254
  • United States, Railway Extension and Improve¬ments in, 273
  • United States, Railway Statistics of the, 519
  • United States, Secrecy in regard to Fortification Work in the, 273
  • United States and SpaiD, The, 316
  • U.S.A., Tin-plate Export from the, 223
  • United States Torpedo Boat "Porter,” Official Trial Trips of, 66
  • University College, Liverpool, Faculty of Engi¬neering, 352
  • University of Japan, 582
  • Ural Excursion of the International Geological Congress, 178
  • Ural, Mining in the, 474, 479 Utilisation of Water Power, 284

V

  • VACUUM Brakes in India, Regulations as to, 223
  • Val de Noche, Quay and Breakwater at, 573
  • Vale of Glamorgan Railway, 572
  • Valve for Locomotives, New Slide, 39
  • Valve, Multiplex Reducing, 376
  • Valve, Enclosed Safety, 333
  • Vans, Post-office Motor, 631
  • Varna Harbour Works at a Dead Stop, 273
  • Vauclain Locomotive, 252
  • Velocity of Sound in Water, 371
  • Venezuela, Irrigation Works in, 540
  • Ventilating Fans, 522
  • Ventilating Mines, Bonus Offered for the Inven¬tion of a Method of, 187
  • Ventilating Mines, Bonus Offered by the Victorian Government for a Device for, 109
  • Ventilation of the Metropolitan Railway, 254, 373, 393, 431
  • Ventilation of the Tunnels on the Metropolitan Railway, Report on the, 371
  • Venturi Wator Meter, The, 210, 277
  • Vera Cruz Harbour, 529
  • Versam Bridge, The. 202, 245, 247, 248
  • Vertical or Sloping Piers, 323
  • Vestibule Train on the South-Eastern Railway, 346
  • Viaduct on the Saupersdorf Wilzschhauser Line, 617
  • Vibration Telegraphy in India, 473
  • Vickers, Sons, and Co., Limited, Acquisition of the Maxim-Nordenfelt Guns and Ammunition Co., 121, 333
  • Vickers, Sons, and Co., Limited, Armour Plate Trial, 213
  • Vickers, Sons, and Maxim, Limited, Financial Report, 535
  • Vickers, Sons, and Co., Messrs., 4ft square, 4in. thick Armour Plate, 93
  • Vickers, Sons, and Co., Limited, Government Orders for Armour Plates, 239
  • Vickers, Sons, and Co. and the Maxim-Nordenfeldt Guns and Ammunition Co., Agreement between, 273
  • Vickers, Sons, and Co.’s Nickel Steel Harveyed Armour Plate, 201
  • Vickers, Sons, and Co., Limited, Their Purchase of the Maxim-Nordenfeldt Guns and Ammuni¬tion Co., 311
  • Vickers, Sons, and Co., New 6in. Quick-fire Gun, 427, 526, 602
  • Vickers, Sons, and Co., Limited, Recent Orders Booked by, 287
  • "Victoria and Albert," The, 431
  • Victoria Bridge, Brisbane, The, 274, 278. 300
  • Victoria Jubilee Bridge, Canada, 328, 329
  • Victorian Railways, 457
  • Victoria, Railways of, Improved System of Light¬ing the Carriages, 181
  • " Victory,” The, 251
  • Vincent, Col. Sir H., On Sheffield and Foreign Manufactures, 409
  • "Vindictive,” H.M. Ram Cruiser, 424
  • Viscometers, 302
  • Vivonaise, La (Irrigating Wheel), 180
  • Volition of “Things,” The, 622
  • Vortex Motion of Fluids, Kinetic Theory of the Equations of, 181

W

  • WADDELL, Mr. J. A. L., On the Working of Soft Steel for, 660
  • Wages Appeal Case—William Roberts, a Ply¬mouth Workman, v. Hill’s Plymouth Co., 486
  • Wages Board, The Midland Iron and Steel, 382
  • Wages Disputes, 486
  • Wages and Hours Arbitration, North-Eastern Railway Co., 143
  • Wages Question, Japan, 484
  • Wages, Trade Revival and, 327
  • Wagon, Electrically-propelled Delivery, 423
  • Wagon Frames, Contracts Open, 432
  • Waite and Bartlett, Messrs., Multiplate Static Machine, 397
  • Wales and Adjoining Counties:
  • 20, 46, 72, 94, 122, 168, 192, 214, 240, 264, 288, 312, 334, 356, 384, 410, 436, 460, 486, 612, 636, 560, 586, 612, 638, 660
  • Wales, Light Railway in Lleyn, Projected, 223
  • Wales, New Industrial Establishments, 473
  • Walker, Mr., on Propeller Ventilating Fans, 453
  • Walker, Mr. James, his New Appointment, 511
  • Walker, Mr. William George, Analysis of Speed Trials of Ships, 433
  • Walker and Hall, Messrs., Awards to, at the Brussels Exhibition, 355
  • Wallace’s Graphic Dynamometer 551
  • Wallach Bros., Messrs., Gauge-glass Protector, 482
  • Wallis and Steevens, Messrs., Exhibits at the Royal Agricultural Society’s Show, 6 “ Walton Belle,” The Paddle Steamer, 64
  • War, The, 373, 651
  • Warner and Swasey, Messrs., First Operation Hub Machine, 608
  • Warships-*, ofro H.M. s.s.:
  • Warships, Gunnery Practice on French, 158
  • Warships, Importance of Speed in, 123
  • Warships, New Method of Trial for, 18
  • Warships at Spithead, Foreign (Supplement, July 2nd, 1897)
  • Warships’ Steam Trials, Note on Some, 621
  • Warships under Construction in the United Kingdom, June 30th, 1897, 84
  • Warships, High Explosives and Modern, 615
  • Washing out Locomotive Boilers, 557
  • Waste Products in Iron Manufacture, 199
  • Watch Industry, The Swiss, 331
  • Water and Air Effect of Heat on 1 lb. of each, 84
  • Water, Automatic Sampling, 189
  • Water Consumption, Richmond, Va., United States, 223, 273
  • Water Finding, 15
  • Water Heater, The “Century,” 87
  • Water Meter, The Venturi, 210, 277
  • Water Power and Electric Plant, Another, 408
  • Water Power Plants, Limitations of Government in, 44
  • Water Power at Richmond, United States, America, Project for Utilising the, 223, 273 Water Power, Utilisation of, 284
  • Water Required to Condense Steam from an Engine, 158
  • Water Softening Process for Locomotives on Indian Railways, 131
  • Water Supply, Eastbourne, 109
  • Water Supply and Enteric Fever,'547
  • Water Supply, London, 81
  • Water Supply, Newington, 181
  • Water Supply at Penarth, Inadequate, 16
  • Water Supply Tunnel, Cleveland, U.S.A., 17
  • Water Supply of Twenty-six Important Towns, Particulars of, 101
  • Waterford, Limerick, and Western Railway, Pro¬gress of, 181
  • Waterhouse, Mr., his Return to the Conciliation Board, 122
  • Watering Streets with a Disinfeotant, Brussels, 109
  • Waterloo and City Railway, Progress of the, 371
  • Water-tight Bulkheads in Ships, 523
  • Water-tight Bulkheads in Ships, Early Use of, 389
  • Water-tube Boilers, 25, 29, 66, 456, 477. 546, 636
  • Water-tube Boilers, Mr. F. J. Rowan, 456, 636
  • Water - tube Boilers for High - speed Ocean Steamers, M. Pierre Sigaudy, 25, 29 Water-tube Boilers in Passenger Steamboats, Latest, 477
  • Water-tube Boilers for Swedish Torpedo Boats, 66
  • Waterways, German Inland, 275
  • Water-wheel Regulator, 635
  • Waterworks for Brazil, 188
  • Waterworks, City of Birmingham Corporation, 117
  • Watkeys, Mr. H., Slide Valve for Locomotives, 39
  • Wearhead to Alston, Projected Railwav from, 511
  • Weather Reports, The Weekly, 397
  • Weideknecht, Mons. F., Articulated Locomotive, 390
  • Weighbridge, A Large, 209
  • Weights, Atomic, 32
  • Weights of Cast Aluminium, Castings of Common Metals, Relative, 109
  • Weight of Machinery per Unit of Power, The Reduction of the, 625
  • Weights and Measures ? Foreign, 11
  • Weight of Railway Rolling Stock, 343
  • Welburn, Mr. John, 158
  • Wells Bros., Messrs., 200-H.P., Premier Gas Engine, 597, 610
  • Welsbampton Railway Accident, The Jury’s Recommendation, 16
  • West, Mr. A. J., On Kurrachee Harbour, 430
  • West Hallam Colliery, Visit to, 287
  • West Hartlepool, Commercial Exchange for, 312
  • West Hartlepool Dock Improvements, 626
  • West’s Tire Setter, 39
  • Westinghouse Brake for Express Trains, The New,39
  • Weston, Mr. C. F. B. N., On Foundations, 457
  • Weymouth, New Docks for, 616
  • Wey Navigation, The River, 422, 469
  • Wheat Sowing in East Anglia, 473
  • Wheels, Tension of Spokes in Bicycle, 853
  • Wheels, Bicycle, 201
  • Whigham and Schomburg’s New Coking Plant, S3
  • Whisky, Artificial Ageing of, 397
  • White Star Liner “Cymric,” The, 403
  • White Star Liner “ Oceanic," The, 267
  • White Star Line, A New Steamer for the, 370
  • Whitmore and Binyon, Messrs., Compound Mill Engines, 324, 329
  • Whitwell, Mr. Wm., Presentation to, 19, 46
  • Wickhorst, Mr. M. H., On the Manufacture of Phosphor Bronze, 419
  • Widnes Foundry Company, Queen’s Pier Exten¬sion, Isle of Man, 346
  • Willoughby Refuse Destructor, The, 271
  • Wilmshurst, Mr. T. P., Electricity Meters, 41
  • Wilson, Rear-Admiral, Controller of the Navy, 236
  • Wilson, Sir Alex , his Appointment, 550
  • Winch, Pneumatic, 646
  • Wind, Velocity and Pressure of the, and its Measurement, 496
  • Winding Engines, 341, 342
  • Winding Engines, Messrs. Nasmyth Wilson and Co., Ebbw Vale Steel and Iron Co., (Supple¬ment, October lOzA), 342
  • Window Cleaning, Apparatus for, 482
  • Wine, Algerian, 397
  • Winslow, Mr. F. I., Re-covering a Line of Water Pipe at Boston, 357
  • Winter, Dr. J. Bradbury, his Model Locomo¬tive, 269
  • Wire-drawn Steam, 326, 342
  • Wireless Telegraphy, 222
  • Wire Nail Making Machinery? 229
  • Wires, Power Transmission through Slack, 330
  • Wire Trade Convention in Germany, The, 553
  • Wiring, Municipal Aids to, 40
  • Wirral Railway Co.’s Extension Projects, 526
  • Wirral Railway Co.’s New Line, 550
  • Wheelbarrows as a Passenger Vehicle in Shanghai, Use of, 473
  • Wolesley Sheep Shearing Machine Company, Limited, Exhibits at the Royal Agricultural Society’s Show, 5
  • Wood, On Non-inflammable. 26, 29, 33
  • Wood, Non-inflammable, Trial of, Ordered by the Admiralty, 33
  • Wood, Mr. Chas., Commences Business on his own Account, 611
  • Wood, Mr. Frank, Some Considerations on the Designs of Town Sewerage Schemes, 464
  • Wood Pulp and Cellulose Industry in Norway and Sweden, The, 625
  • Wool Returns, New South Wales, 192
  • Worcester, Sewage Disposal Scheme, 29, 66
  • Wordingham, Mr. C. H., his Presidential Ad¬dress, 13
  • Wordingham, Mr. C. H., on the Distribution of Electric Energy, 485
  • Work Turned Out During the Strike, 525
  • Working Drawings, Cost of, 555, 633
  • Working Expenses of Railways, 160
  • Workington Docks, Scheme for Purchase of, 643
  • Workman to Machinery, Attitude of the Modern, 636
  • Workmen’s Compensation Bill, 71, 94, 136, 434
  • Workmen’s Compensation Bill, Mr. F. Glazebrook on the, 434
  • Workmen’s Trains, Returns Furnished by Fourteen Railway Companies on the Subject of, 550
  • Worth, Mackenzie, and Co., Pumping Engines, 114
  • Worthington, Mr. Edgar, his Appointment, 453
  • Worthington, Mr. W. B., his Presidential Address, 559
  • Worthington, Mr. W. B., Design in Relation to Maintenance, 581
  • Worthington Pumping Engine, Triple-expansion Vertical High Duty (Supplement, September VAth}, 308
  • Wrightson, Mr., Application of Travelling Belts to Coal Shipment, 132

X

  • X-RAYS, by Metals, On the Transformation of the, 625

Y

  • YACHT, English Ambassador’s, 478. 481
  • Yarrow, Mr. A. F.,_on the Strike and Lock¬out, 91
  • Yarrow and Co., Messrs., Floating Hotel for Non- unionists, 214
  • Yarrow and Co., Launch of Gunboat for the Egyptian Government, 371
  • Yarrow and Co., Messrs., their Method of Com¬bating the Strike, 353
  • Yarrow Type of Water-tube Boiler Adopted by the Swedish Government, 66
  • Yorkshire Collieries, Abandonment of, 186
  • Yorkshire Steam Coal Trade, 163
  • Yost Typewriter Received the First-class Award at the Queensland Exhibition, 331
  • Young and Glover, Messrs., On Naphthalene in Modern Gas Manufacture and the Carburet- ting of Illuminating Gas, 26
  • Yukon District of Canada, Account of the, 131
  • Yukon District, Meteorological Conditions, 573

Z

  • ZERMATT Görner-Grat Railway, The, 132
  • Zululand Coalfields, 375