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The Engineer 1917 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
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The Engineer 1917 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.
The Engineer 1917 Jan-Jun: Paragraphs Index.

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A

  • ABRASIVE Materials for Grinding Experiments, 83
  • Acetone for Explosives, Distilled from Wood, 401
  • Acetylene Gas for Internal Combustion Engines, German Experiments, 495
  • Acetylene, Heat-producing Capacity, 131
  • Acetylene, Properties of, Advantageous and Otherwise, 177
  • Acid-resisting Properties of Some Iron Silicon Alloys, Professor O. L. Kowalke, 587

AERONAUTICS:

  • - Aeroplane Construction in India, 199
  • - Aeroplanes, Passenger, Suggested Possible Developments, 109
  • - Aviation for Civil and Commercial Purposes After the War, Committee Appointed, 401
  • - Benz Engine Taken from Captured Zeppelin, Particulars of, 177
  • - Electric Stabiliser, Reported Invention by Mr. Orville Wright, 220
  • - Experimental Manufacture of Aeroplanes, 291
  • - Higher Standard in Elying, General Brancker, 537
  • - Magnetos, Output for Aero Purposes, 379
  • - Spruce and Walnut for Aeroplanes, United States Deficiency, 247
  • - Standardisation of Copper Tubes for Aircraft, 553
  • - Steel Suited to Aeronautical Purposes, G. A. Richardson, 379
  • - Suggested Limitation of Models as Government Standards in American Aircraft, 361
  • - Training for Aviator Officers, Preliminary, 326
  • - United States National Aerial Coast Patrol, Scheme for 1000 Seaplanes, 269
  • - Wright Aeroplane Patents in America, 259
  • AGRICULTURAL Committee’s Activities in Engineering Directions, 587
  • Agricultural Tractors for Italy, Government Assistance Towards Cost, 401
  • Allotropic Disintegration of Metals, Tin in Cold Climates, 495
  • Alloys, Non-ferrous, 353
  • Alloys Used in Foundry Practice, 131
  • Aluminite, Recovery of Potash and other Products from, 379
  • Aluminium Bronzes, Results of Study of Properties, 495
  • Aluminium Motor Trouble due to Alkaline Water, 401
  • Aluminium for Munition Making, Ontario’s Substitution of Copper for Aluminium Wire on Transmission Lines, 59
  • American Annual Expenditure on Automo- bihsm, 83
  • American Confession of Munitions Failure, 70
  • American Industries and the War, 375
  • American Oil Engine, Surface Ignition Type with Electric Heating, 379
  • American Press and Proposed Increase in Newspaper Postage, 563
  • America’s Alter War Products for Russian Markets, 131
  • Ammunition, British, Greatly Increased Weekly Output, 155
  • Anti-Motoring Bills Proposed in New York State, 109
  • Artesian Well, First to be Bored in Europe, 541
  • Artificer Engineers, R.N., Promotions, 291
  • Asbestos, Commercial, To Purify, when Contaminated with Iron, 357
  • Asbestos in Swaziland, 155

ASSOCIATIONS, INSTITUTIONS & SOCIETIES:

  • ASSOCIATION OF ENGINEERING AND SHIPBUILDING DRAUGHTSMEN :
  • - Birmingham Branch : Concert; Membership Numbers, 353
  • - Hartlepool Section : First Annual General Meeting, 280
  • - Huddersfield Sub-Committee : First Meeting, 446
  • - Leeds Branch : Meeting and Elections, 409
  • - London Branch: First General Meeting, 228
  • - Manchester Section : First General Meeting. 576 ; Meeting and Elections, 135
  • - Merseyside and District Branch : Dinner and Concert, 130
  • - Tees-side and Hartlepools Branch : First District General Meeting, 508
  • ASSOCIATION, INCORPORATED MUNICIPAL ELECTRICAL :
  • - Annual Meeting, 320
  • INSTITUTE OF CHEMISTRY :
  • - Presentation to Mr. R. B. Pilcher, 400
  • - Liverpool Section : Gas Producing on Peat Fuel in Ireland, Professor E. C. C. Baly, 83
  • INSTITUTE, CONCRETE :
  • - Annual Meeting, Postponement, 470
  • INSTITUTE, IRON AND STEEL :
  • - Annual and Autumn Meetings, 144
  • - Properties of the Refractory Materials Used in the Iron and Steel Industries, Cosmo Johns, 353
  • INSTITUTE OF METALS :
  • - Autographic Load Extension Optical Indicator, Professor W. E. Dalby, 366
  • - New Office Address, 177

ASSOCIATIONS, INSTITUTIONS & SOCIETIES (continued) :

  • INSTITUTION OF AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERS :
  • - American and British Automobile Engineers, 459
  • - Screw Gauges, Colonel Crompton, 59
  • - Technical Committee of the Motor Industries, 443
  • - London Graduate Section : Some Calculations in Automobile Engine Design, P. A. Williams, 135
  • INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS :
  • - Annual Meeting ; Election of Officers ; Awards for Papers, 413
  • - Honorary Members Elected, 227
  • INSTITUTION OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS :
  • - House Taken over by Government, 346
  • - Telephone Gear, Machine Switching, F. R. McBerty, 447
  • INSTITUTION OF GAS ENGINEERS :
  • - Annual Meeting, 190
  • INSTITUTION, JUNIOR, OF ENGINEERS AND ENGINEERING STUDENTS :
  • - Proposed Extension of Membership to Apprentices and Students, 298
  • INSTITUTION OF LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEERS :
  • - Awards for Papers, 120
  • - New President’s Address, 83
  • INSTITUTION OF MUNICIPAL AND COUNTY ENGINEERS :
  • - Programme for Annual Meeting, 576
  • INSTITUTION OF NAVAL ARCHITECTS :
  • - Annual Meetings, 122
  • - Offered Rewards for Papers, 122
  • INSTITUTION, NORTH-EAST COAST :
  • - Standard Marine Engine, 563
  • INSTITUTION OF PETROLEUM TECHNOLOGISTS :
  • - Oil Shales in Vast Quantities in Britain, W. Forbes-Leslie, 131
  • INSTITUTION OF RAILWAY SIGNAL ENGINEERS :
  • - Automatic Signalling, C. H. Ellison, 199
  • INSTITUTION, ROYAL :
  • - Meetings and Elections, 142, 230, 400, 518
  • - Programme of Lectures, 320
  • SOCIETY OF CHEMICAL INDUSTRY :
  • - Extracting Vaporous Constituents from Coal Gas, Dr. R. Lessing, 109
  • - Edinburgh Section : Motor Spirit and the War, J. G. Arman, 223
  • SOCIETY OF ENGINEERS :
  • - High Tensile v. Mild Steel for Reinforced Concrete, A. W. C. Shelf, 247
  • SOCIETY, FARADAY :
  • - Training and Work of the Chemical Engineer, Papers and General Discussion, 143
  • SOCIETY, ILLUMINATING ENGINEERING :
  • - Annual Meeting and Report, 459
  • SOCIETY, OPTICAL :
  • - Aberrations of the Telescope Objective, P. F. Everitt, 269
  • - Tool Required for given Block of Lenses, Simple Method to Determine Size, C. L. Redding, 247
  • SOCIETY, PHYSICAL :
  • - Electro-magnetic Waves, Effect of Moisture in Atmosphere, Dr. F. Schivers, 199
  • - Thermal Conductivity of Wires, Effect ,of Stretching, A. Johnstone, 447
  • SOCIETY, ROYAL, OF ARTS :
  • - Straw from Chalk Land near Luton and Dunstable, Sir Francis Fox, 447
  • SOCIETY, ROYAL METEOROLOGICAL :
  • - Atmospheric Electrical Phenomena During Rain, Lieut. C. D. Stewart, 366
  • - Autographic Records of the Air-Wave from the East London Explosion, January 19th, 1917, F. J. W. Whipple, 599
  • - Continentality and Temperature, C. E. P. Brooks, 259
  • - Diurnal Variation of Atmospheric Pressure at Benson, Oxon, 1915, E. G. Bilham, 366
  • - Heat Balance of the Atmosphere, W. H. Dines. 259
  • - Reduction of Temperature Observations, andc., C. E. P. Brooks, 599
  • - Some Aspects of the Cold Period, December, 1916, to April, 1917, R. C. Mossman, 599
  • ASTRONOMICAL Apparatus, Mr. Wilson’s, 313
  • Australian Marble for China, 199

B

  • BARGES Driven by Internal Combustion Engines on the Mississippi, 177
  • Barges, Lighterage Charges for Detention, 401
  • Basic Slag, Increased Production Expected, 313
  • Basic Slag, To Determine Manurial Value, 541
  • Basic Slag as Manure, Production in the United Kingdom, 177
  • Beet Sugar Cultivation Results in Montgomeryshire, 177
  • Beet Sugar Production in Nottinghamshire, 401
  • Benzol Recovery in Russia, Great Increase, 37
  • Benzol and Toluol Recovery in By-product Ovens, 199
  • Birkenhead’s Dearth of Houses, 223
  • Birmingham Canal Navigation Report, 291
  • Birmingham, Projected Public Works for After War Labour, 313
  • Bismuth and Cadmium Added to Soft Solders, Effect, 109
  • Blast-furnace for Mysore, 177
  • Boiler-feeding Service Formula, M. W. Ehrlich, 291
  • Boilers, Oil Fuel, 80 and 90 per cent. Efficiency, 374
  • Bombay Power Plants for Agricultural Purposes, 519
  • Bombay, Projected Hydraulic Power Scheme for Fertiliser Manufacture, 313
  • Brazing Solder for Brass, Method of Making Alloy, 83
  • Bricks, Maximum Number Laid and Possible to Lay, 177
  • Bridges, Highway, in Canada, Concrete, and Steel and Concrete, 519
  • Brighton Corporation’s Offer of Tramway Rails to Sheffield, 155
  • Briquettes at the Nuremberg Gasworks, 247
  • British Association Meeting in 1917 Abandoned, 291
  • British and Irish Manufacturers, Board of Trade Directory of, 587
  • British Magnetos, Great Increase in Output Since the War, 109

C

  • CAEN, Normandy, Widening of Canal to Sea, 357
  • Calorimeter, Adiabatic, F. Daniels, 519
  • Canada, Systematic Gravity Survey, 357
  • Canada’s Progress in Manufacture of Telegraph and Telephone Apparatus, 177
  • Canadian Coal Production, 247
  • Canadian Government’s Reduced Expenditure, 291
  • Canadian Small Arms Ammunition Factory at Lindsay, Ontario, 199
  • Canals, Question of More Effective Use, 313
  • Catalogues, Foreign, Index of, 518
  • Catalogues Wanted by Explosives Department, Ministry of Munitions, 357
  • Celluloid for the Cutlery Trade, American Output Needed for War Purposes, 563
  • Cement Gun for Stucco and Plaster Work in America, 177
  • Central Steam Supply Plant for New York, 223
  • Channel Tunnel, Proposed Resolution, 401, 409
  • Chars-a-Bancs, Purchase by Government, 467
  • Chemical Industry in America, Growth in Importance Since the War, 109
  • Chemical Ware Manufacture in France, 447
  • Chicago Drainage Canal ; Deepening Scheme and the Great Lakes Level, 313
  • Chili’s Record Nitrate Output, 109
  • Chimney, 250ft. High, in Canada, 357
  • Chimney, 570ft. High, Reinforced Concrete, 587
  • China Clay Output in Cornwall, 199
  • China’s Neglected Opportunities in Hydraulic Engineering, 223
  • Cholera Microbe’s Rapid Development, 83
  • Cinematographs’ Large Use of Silver, 37
  • City of London Motor Volunteer Corps, 413
  • Clifton Bridge, Fifty Years’ Continuous Use, 155
  • Clothing Disinfectors for the United States Army, 335
  • Coal By-products Research, Nitrogen Demand, High Percentage in South Africa, 83
  • Coal Consumption and Tar, 233
  • Coal Discovery in Italy, 447
  • Coal Discovery, Large, in Queensland, 313
  • Coal Heat Loss through Flue Gases, Tests in New York, 109
  • Coal Mining Increase in Natal, 401
  • Coal and Oil, Comparative Tests on American Coasting Steamer, 335
  • Coal Output in 1915, Inspector’s Report, 223
  • Coal, Possible Chemical Treatment of, for Extraction of Products, Professor J. W. Cobb, 379
  • Coal Shortage and Smoke Emission in Road Vehicles, 335
  • Coal Storage of 100,000 Tons Capacity in Pittsburg, 247
  • Coal Storage Under Water in the Ohio River, 83
  • Coal Supply, Forms Issued by Controller to Consumers, 563
  • Coal Transport on Railways and Canals, Comparative Figures, 223
  • Coal Working, Wasteful Method, 199
  • Coaling Plant, British, at Port Natal, 495
  • Coals of the United States, Thermal Values, 28
  • Coke Oven and Benzol Plants Installed at Youngstown, Ohio, 13
  • Coke and Slack, Comparison, J. A. Crowther, 587
  • Coke and Steam Coal, Test of Comparative Results from Use, 199
  • Cold-drawn Metallic Filaments, Japanese Patent, 37
  • Columbian Government Loan for Port Improvement and Other Works, 269
  • Comets, Three New, Discovered, 83
  • Compressed Air from Falling Water Without Moving Machinery, 59
  • Concrete Barges, New Type of Construction, 177
  • Concrete Pile Driving by Drop Hammer, 269
  • Concrete Piles and Pile Shoes, W. Cleaver, 401
  • Concrete Pneumatically Placed in Lining Tunnel in America, 109
  • Concrete Protection Against Frost, 83
  • Concrete and Reinforced Concrete, Its Economy and Adaptability, 357
  • Concrete for Repair of Cast Iron Pulley, 199
  • Concrete Successfully Used for Stadium in New York, 13
  • Condenser Tubes, Admiralty Mixture for, 541
  • Cooling by Air Compression, 541
  • Cooling Motor Car Engines ; Thermo-Siphon System, 83
  • Cork Fabric for Waterproof Clothing, 335
  • Cornwall Mines and the Diamond Drill, 335
  • Cotton Consumption of the World’s Manufacturing Countries, Great Increase, Statistics, 155
  • Cotton Imports into the United States, 541
  • Cotton from India, Increasing Use, 131
  • Cotton Industry Problems, Scientific Research, 313
  • Cotton Manufacturing Industry in United States, Great Growth, 177
  • Cotton Substitute, Valuable Properties of “Typha,” 131
  • Creosoting Pit Timber, 379
  • Crystal Palace Engineering Society, Papers and Award, 413
  • Cutlery, Rustless Steel, in the United States, 177
  • Cutting Off Piles Below Water-level, 291
  • Cyanide Scarcity and Production of Silver, 58?

D

  • DAMS, Multiple-arch, 519
  • Daylight Saving Discussion in America, 401
  • Death of Professor J. E. Sweet, 37
  • Decimal Coinage, Mr. H. Allcock’s Proposal to Introduce American Cent and Dollar, 563
  • Desert in Arizona to be Watered by Conveyance of Melted Stone from Mountains, 59
  • Detonating Substances, Mercury Fulminate and Others, 541
  • Diesel Engines and Exhaust Utilising Apparatus, 495
  • Diesel Engines, Suggested Failure for Vessels Requiring Speed, 37
  • Diesel Motor Manufacture in Sweden, 335
  • Divining Rod for Water Discovery, Earliest Published Mention, 401
  • Draughtsmen’s Association—see Association
  • Draw-bar Pull of Plough Horses, 199
  • Dyes, Crude, for the United States Supplied by Cutch from Burma, 155

E

  • EKATERINBURG Municipal Improvement Plans, 109

ELECTRICAL MATTERS:

  • - Band Saw, Electrically-driven ; Vagaries of Motor, 177
  • - Birmingham Corporation Electricity Report, 563
  • - Capacity of Electric Motors, Rating on Temperature Rise, 563
  • - Chicago, Electric Generating Station Pulled Down, 37
  • - China, Limited Number of Electric Motors, 519
  • - Cooling of Electrical Machinery, Difficulties of the Designer, 155
  • - Double-unit System of Electrical Equipment on American Motor Cars, 223
  • - Electrical Conductivity of Substances, 395
  • - Electrical Driving in Steel Works, Increased Use, 13
  • - Electrical Engineering Ceases Publication, 37 Electrical Vehicles Increase in this Country and in the United States, 425
  • - Electrically-propelled Vehicles,Large Number in New York, 519
  • - Electricity Supply, Committee Appointed, 303
  • - Electro-Chemistry and Electro-Metallurgy in the United Kingdom, 37
  • - Electrolyte of Dry Batteries, Substitutes for Cereals in Thickening, 247
  • - Government and Electrical Supply, 541
  • - Heating and Cooking, Electrical, Success in Switzerland. 563
  • - Heating and Cooking by Electricity, C. Scott, 541
  • - Ignition of Gaseous Mixture by Electric Spark, 269
  • - India, Hydro-electric Scheme for Generating Electricity in the Western Ghats, 541
  • - Lead Battery Plates for Electric Motor Vehicles, 131 ; (Letter), 198
  • - Lighting Plant for China, Cost of British Compared with German, 541
  • - Marine Propulsion, Electrical, from 1838 to 1916, 269
  • - Mines’ Increased Use of Electric Power, 223
  • - Motor Cars in America, Electric Battery Ignition Instead of Magnetos, 401
  • - Negative Electrode in Vapour Electrical Apparatus, Use of Thallium or Caesium, 401 New Zealand, Electric Supply for Lighting, Heating, &c., in Lyttelton and Nairoa, 587 Oil, Testing, for Use with Transformers, 401 Ontario Hydro-electric Commission, Purchase of Plant, 587
  • - Peat to Replace Coal in German Power Station, 401
  • - Porcelain Materials for Electrical Work in France, Home Manufacture Replacing German, 401
  • - Rotary Converters, Booklet by Siemens Brothers Dynamo Works, 346
  • - Rotherham Council Application for New Power Station, 313
  • - Russian Electrical Power Stations Somewhat Out of Date, 541
  • - Shanghai Electricity Department, Report, 83
  • - Shunt Wound Direct-current Electric Motors, 425

ELECTRICAL MATTERS (continued):

  • - Siamese Government Electric Power Station at Bangkok, 155
  • - Single Strand Conductors and Government Demand, 291
  • - Speed Controlling and Starting Resistances in the United States, 587
  • - Static Charges of Electricity Produced by Filtering Petrol through Chamois Skin, 269
  • - Steel Furnace, Largest in the World, 401
  • - Steel Furnaces, Great Increase in, 13
  • - Storage Battery Charging, V. M. Harris’ Patent, 317
  • - Supply for London on Forty-nine Different Systems, from Seventy Generating Stations by Sixty-five Authorities, 83
  • - Switchboard at the Ford Motor Company’s Works, Great Size, 335
  • - “Tables of Electricity Undertakings,” 527
  • - Transformer Oil, Desirable Properties, W. S. Flight, 313
  • - Transformers, Large, Wanted in United Kingdom, 401
  • - Turbo-Generator, 50,000 Kilovolt-ampere in America, 109
  • - Turbo-Generator, 25,000-kilowatt Parsons, Long Successful Run, 335
  • - Vacuum Ampere Gauge, 199
  • - Wet Batteries, How to Make, 447
  • EMPLOYMENT Exchange Statistics, 269
  • Engine, American-made Gnome, 357
  • Engine-cooling, Air versus Water, 291
  • Excess Profits Tax for War Purposes in the United States. 425
  • Exhibition of Munitions, Photographs, andc., Female Labour, 291
  • Exhibition, Shipping, Engineering and Machinery, 90
  • Export Standardisation Rules. 484
  • Export of Wooden Packing Cases, 484
  • Exports, List of Board of Trade Prohibitions, 122, 421, 519

F

  • FEARNSIDES, Professor, Valuable Research Work or Military Service, 131
  • Federal Parliament House Erection Postponed During the War, 131
  • Federation of British Industries, War Loan, 83
  • Ferro-manganese, American Production, 233
  • Fire and Reinforced Concrete, Experience in Ontario, 313
  • Five-cylinder Motor Car in America, 291
  • Flag-staff, Ferro-c mcrete, for Stirling, 379
  • Flax Growing in Great Britain, Experiments, 59
  • Flexible Coupling in Laboratory Machine Mounting, 223
  • Flood Lighting, L. C. Porter, 425
  • Flour Milling Capacity of the United Kingdom, 379
  • Flour Product per Wheat Acreage, 378
  • Flow of Air and Petrol Vapour through Fixed Orifice, 177
  • Foundling Founder of Machine Tool Industry, 563
  • France, Industrial Conditions in, Report of American Commission, 425
  • Freezing of Pipes, Hot and Cold, 291
  • French National Physical and Mechanical Laboratory for Research for Industrial Purposes, 37
  • Frosted Glass, Method of Making, 519
  • Fuel Economisers in America, 109

G

  • GAS for Brass and Copper Melting, 223
  • Gas Evolved from Coke Consumed in Blastfurnace, 447
  • Gas-producing Plant with Peat Fuel, 83
  • Gasoline Definition, Distillation Test, United States Bureau of Standards, 379
  • Gauge, Standard Structure, in the United States, 552
  • German Aniline and Drug Factory Blown up, 131
  • German Machinery and Tools in Russia, Opening for British Firms at Ekaterinburg, 479
  • German Steamers in United States Ports, Frustration of German Efforts to Secure Sinking, 587
  • German Substitute Materials in Electrical Engineering, 335
  • German Tax on Coal Output, 223
  • Germany and News Blockade, Wireless Probabilities, 495
  • Germany’s Reported 225 New Submarines, 13
  • Glycerine, Suggested Mixture as Substitute in Soldering, 587
  • Gold Dredger in California, Largest in the World, 188
  • Grain Elevators Wanted for Central Argentine Railway, 541
  • Graphite, Artificial, Important Industry at Niagara, 131
  • Graphite Deposit Discovery in United States, 223
  • Grease Recovery from Bradford Sewage, Value, 519
  • Greenwich, Report of Observations, 519
  • Gun Barrel Oscillations, Research, M. Okochi and M. Majima, 563
  • Gun, 16in. Coast Defence, New American, 357
  • Gun Erosion, H. Fay, 587
  • Gun Firing and Silence Zones, E. Eschangon, 13

H

  • HEADLIGHTS for Motor Cars: Problem of Light without Glare, 447
  • Height of Buildings in New York: A New Zoning Law, 177
  • Helmets in America, Armour Plating Suitable for, Made from Nickel Chrome, 401
  • Huddersfield Trade Promotion, Clearing House for Inquiries, 247
  • Hydro-electric Power in America, Cost of Generation, 223
  • Hydro-electric Power in New Zealand, North Island, 313
  • Hydro-electric Project on Yadkin River, Stanley County, N. C., 13

I

  • ICELAND Coalfields, Favourable Report, 447
  • India : Great Extension in Postal and Telegraphic Systems, 357
  • India as the Source of Cotton Supply, 37
  • Indian Indigo Crop and German Dye Competition, 447
  • Indian Water Power, Proposed Government Survey for Hydro-electric Purposes, 447
  • Industrial Casuality, Cause and Prevention, 563
  • Industrial Engineer, His Value to England, 155

IRON AND STEEL:

  • - Basic Slag from Open-hearth Steel Furnaces in United States—Large Proportion of Manganese Wasted, 425
  • - Bessemer Steel, Basic, Ore from Lorraine Chiefly used for, 379
  • - British Non-manufacturers Puddling Research Committee, 109
  • - British Steel Industry’s Great Advance, 379
  • - Brittleness of Spring Steel, 199
  • - Canadian Iron and Steel Output, 247
  • - Cast Iron Water Mains Bent in the Field by Heat to 50ft. Radius, 155
  • - Chrome Steel for Balls for Bearings, 97
  • - Chromite, Crude, Oil, Various Sources of Supply, 59
  • - Chromium Steel to Replace Tungsten for Permanent Magnets, Investigation in Germany, 401
  • - Electrical Conductivity of Substances, Microscopic Study of Steel, 395
  • - Electrical Device to Retard Cooling of Ladle Contents, 59
  • - Electrical Furnaces, Great Increase, 13
  • - Electrical Smelting Impracticable in Great Britain, 37
  • - Electrical Steel Furnace, Largest in the World, 401
  • - Ferro-tungsten, Inferior Quality in United States, 131
  • - German Industrial Development Due to Iron Ore from France and Steel-making Process by an Englishman, 83
  • - German Manganese Scarcity, Utilisation of Blast-furnace Slag Accumulations, 379
  • - German Nickel Works’ Diminishing Dividend, 379
  • - German Shortage of Tungsten, 59
  • - German Sources of Supply of Iron Pyrites, 223
  • - Germans’ Use of Calcium Silicide to Replace Ferro-manganese, 59
  • - Heat Generation in Recently Hardened Steel, C. F. Brush, 519
  • - Invar Nickel Steel, Properties of, 13
  • - Iron and Steel Industries Inquiry, 199
  • - Magneto Ignition Apparatus, Composition and Treatment of Magnet Steel, 291
  • - Manchuria, Steel Plant to be Constructed by S. Manchuria Railway, 333, 495
  • - Manganese Bronze, Receipt for, 269
  • - Manganese Mine Output in Costa Rica, 335
  • - Manganese Steel, Shrinkage Compared with Ordinary Steel, 59
  • - Middlesbrough Shipments of Pig Iron and Manufactured Iron and Steel, 247
  • - Mild Steel for Locomotive Fire-boxes in United States, 223
  • - Molybdenite Deposit near Ottawa, 13
  • - Molybdenum in Canada, 401
  • - Molybdenum in French Seventy-fives, 357
  • - Molybdenum in Non-ferrous Alloys, 353
  • - Molybdenum and Tungsten, Comparative Merits, 109
  • - Portugal, Projected Iron and Steel Industry, 598
  • - Rifle Barrels, Temperature for Hardening Different Steels Used, 155
  • - Smelting Furnaces in the Cleveland District, Largest in the World, 379
  • - Steel Plant at Toronto for Imperial Munitions Board, 223
  • - Steel Studs for Non-skid Tire Covers, now Produced in this Country, 425
  • - Tungsten Mining in South Australia, 59
  • - Tungsten Mining in Southern Manchuria, 429
  • - Tungsten Ores, Wolframite and Scheelite, from Federated Malay States, 59
  • - Tungsten Treatment to Render Ductile, 335
  • - Tungsten and Wolfram Production in France, 177
  • - United States Electric Furnace Steel Output, 131
  • - United States Steel Corporation’s Large Daily Output, 425
  • - Welding High Speed and Mild Steel, 199
  • IRONSTONE Mines in the Midlands, Mechanical Diggers Introduced, 357
  • Irrigation in the Bombay Deccan, Retirement of Mr. H. F. Beale, 495
  • Irrigation in India, Favourable Resorts of, 357
  • Italian Government Concessions for Hydroelectric Scheme, 269
  • Italian Output of Pig Iron, 447

J

  • JAPAN Manufacturing Looms and Weaving Mill Equipment instead of Importing them, 59
  • Japanese Exports to United States, Increase, 563
  • Joint Composition, R. Neville, 443
  • Jordan, Dr. H. K., and the South Wales Coalfield, 291

K

  • KLEENSURFACE for Coating Tools before Hardening, 298
  • Klingerite, French Discovery of Composition, 541
  • Kobe, Plans for Improved Transport Facilities, 541

L

  • LABORATORIES, Engineering of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 335
  • Laminated Belt, Protected Edge, J.JTullis and Son, Limited, 72
  • Lamp Rating in the United States, 131
  • Lathes, Deficiency in India Supplied by Japan, 37
  • Lead Smelting Works Projected at Aberystwith, 587
  • Leakage through Concrete, Method of Prevention, 519
  • Leather Testing by New Machine, P. L. Worme- ley, 587
  • Leeds Daily Delivery of Coke Oven Gas, 155
  • Leeds University’s War Activities, 13
  • Lubrication of Petrol Engine Valve Stems, Brown Brothers, Limited, 598
  • Lubrication of Springs for Motor Cars, 563
  • “Lumen” as New Unit for Light Measurement, 379

M

  • MACHINE Gun, Electrically Fired, Swiss Invention, 495
  • Machine Tools, Purchase or Negotiations for Purchase, Government Order, 598
  • Magnesite in the Transvaal, Demand Increasing, 519
  • Manchester Chamber of Commerce, New Board at Work, 199
  • Manchester Gas Committee and Relief of Rates, 357
  • Manchester, Port of, 295
  • Manganese and Molybdenum—see Iron and Steel
  • Mechanical Tractors on the Farm, Comparison with Horses, 541
  • Metric System, 599
  • Mineral Resources of Great Britain, Reports, 70, 598
  • Miners’ Wages and Government Control, 222
  • Ministry of Munitions Prohibitions and Permits in Dealing, 12
  • “Modern Farming,” 526
  • Morocco, Exploitation of Water Power by French Companies, 495
  • Motor Car Abundance in the United States, 37
  • Motor Car Design in America, 109
  • Motor Cars in Britain and United States, Record Number in New York State, 109
  • Motor Cars, Electro-pneumatic System of Gear Changing, 357
  • Motor Cars, When they are Locomotives and When they are Not, 357
  • Motor Industries, Technical Committee of the, 443
  • Motor Omnibuses, Need of Reduction in Tare Weight, 425, 495
  • Motor Omnibuses and Road Maintenance, Birmingham Company’s Complaints, 563
  • Motor Vehicles and the Helical Bevel Drive, 59
  • Motor Vehicles Registered in New York, 13.

N

  • NATIONAL Association of Master Heating and Domestic Engineers, Annual Meeting, 258
  • Naval Cadets, Special Entry, 190
  • Netherlands Trade and Industries, Fair at Utrecht, 131
  • New Brunswick Minerals, 83
  • New South Wales Government Scheme for Handling Wheat in Bulk, 281
  • Niagara and Hydro-electric Development, 83
  • Nitric Acid from the Air, French Chemists’ Study of Serpek Method, 425
  • Nitric Acid Carboys, Need of Effective Closure, 425
  • Nitric Acid and other Chemical Products, New Company in Sweden, 313
  • Nitrogen Compounds in United States, Government Works, 447
  • North-East Coast Institution Standard Marine Engine, 563
  • Norway, Electric Motor Car Company Projected, 13
  • Norway, Proposed Electro-Chemical Works, 13
  • Norway and the Reforestation Question, 563
  • Norway, Tanning Extracts Company Formed, 13
  • Norwegian Production of Whale Oil, Falling off, 177
  • Norwegian Waterfalls, Proposed Refusal of Foreign Ownership, 155
  • Nova Scotia, Large Steel Bridge, 495

O

  • OFFICERS’ Training Corps, Vacancies, 55
  • Oil Stains on Concrete Floors, To Remove, 541
  • Omnibus Statistics in London, 437
  • Omnibuses in London, on Solid Leather Tires, also Pet rol-Electric Statistics, 37
  • Ontario as Producer of Nickel, Silver and Gold, 519

P

  • PANAMA Canal, Corrosion of Lock Gate Machinery, 263—see Miscellaneous Index
  • Panama Canal,Vessels’ Time in Passing Through
  • Panama Canal, Water Supply, 247
  • Paper Bottles, Manufacture of, 483
  • Paper Production in India, 541
  • Paper Pulp from Maguey Plant Leaves in Mexico, 247
  • Paper and Strawboard Shortage, Paper-bound Books, 379
  • Parkinson, J., and Son, Descriptive Booklet, 553
  • “Partinium” for Construction of Motor Cars, 587
  • Patriotism in the United States, Steel and Copper for National Defence, Much Below Market Prices, 425
  • Peat, Bacterised, Experiments without Effective Results. 425
  • Peat Fuel by Rosendahl Method in Norway, 357
  • Peat in Italy as Producer of Ammonia Sulphate, 131
  • Peru, Increased Industrial Activity, 13
  • Petrolastic Cement, Standard Oil Company, 335
  • Petrol Automobile, The First Patent in the United States, 269
  • Petrol Consumption in Lorries in France, High Rate Used by American Carburetters, 313
  • Petrol for Private Motor Cars, 190
  • Petroleum Importation and Distribution, Pooling Facilities to Release Men for the Army, 401
  • Petroleum Wells in Assam, 495
  • Petters, Limited, 574
  • Petters’ New Factory for Motor Ploughs and Agricultural Tractors, 313
  • Pile Driving, Henry Adams, 425
  • Pitprop Shortage, Colliers as Timber Fellers, 223
  • Platinum Crucibles for Laboratories, Substitute for, 587
  • Platinum, High Prices and Declining Output, 495
  • Platinum in Russia, Record High Price, 425
  • Platinum in the Urals, Much Reduced Output, 155
  • Ploughing, Electric or Steam, Apathy of Industry and Government, 587
  • Pneumatic Tires, Air Pressure in Hot Weather, 13
  • Pneumatic Tires, Importance of Sufficient Inflation, Mr. Lockwood’s Experiments, 519
  • Policemen Electrically Illuminated on Point Duty in St. Louis, 13
  • Porcelain for Electric Insulators, Porosity and Expansion as Causes of Deterioration, 563
  • Porcelain, Electro-technical, Production in France, 541
  • Portland Cement Making ; Potash as By-product, 401
  • Portugal, Projected Iron and Steel Industry, 598
  • Postal Charges in America, Increase, 59
  • Post-office Wires, Over Three Million Miles, 357
  • Prohibited Exports, 122, 421, 519

Q

  • QUEBEC Bridge, Provision of Traction Brake During Train Passage, 447
  • Queensland, Mackay Harbour Board Borrowing to Improve Pioneer River, 357
  • Quicklime Expansion, Use for Mechanical Purposes, 357

R

  • RADIUM, Amount Tested by United States Bureau of Standards, 11

RAILWAYS AND TRAMWAYS:

  • - Accident on the Glasgow Subway Railway, Report, 587
  • - Accident at Moorgate-street Station, Metropolitan Railway, 563
  • - Accident, Serious, on the Pennsylvania Railroad, 291, 313, 541
  • - Accident Statistics, United Kingdom, 109, 177
  • - Accidents and Fewer Board of Trade Inquiries, 291
  • - Accidents to Railway Servants, Chairman of Departmental Committee, 13
  • - Adamson, Eight Hour for Trackmen Act, 83
  • - American Flag to be Flown on all Engines and Stations of the St. Louis-San Francisco System, 580
  • - American Locomotive Company’s Engines for Spein, 563
  • - American Railway Associations’ Postponement of Meetings, 586
  • - American Railways Taken Over by President : also Telegraphs, Telephones, andc., 379
  • - Ammunition Handling by Railways Here and in France, Sir W. Robertson or, 495
  • - Annual Reports of British Railways Condensed in Size, 131
  • - Appointment Changes on Various Railways, 199, 223, 291, 313, 335, 357, 379
  • - Australia, East-West Transcontinental Railway, Date of Opening, 495; “ Straight Line Section ” of 330 Miles, 541
  • - Australian Railways, Changes of Administrative Methods, 447
  • - Bakerloo Service, Elephant and Castle to Willesden, Extended to Watford, 106
  • - Ball, J. B., Chief Engineer, Great Central Railway, Transfer to London, Brighton and South Coast Railway, 199
  • - Ball, Mr. J. B., Presentation to, 401
  • - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad to Establish Steamship Connection with South America, 69
  • - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Large Bequests for Families of Employees, 357
  • - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Use of Mechanical Stokers, 335
  • - Belfast and County Down, Decreased Goods Receipts Due to Diminished Potato Traffic, 269
  • - Belfast and County Down New Second-class Carriages, 269
  • - Booke, andc., for Railway Troops Comforts Committee, 155
  • - Bridge, Swing, Mixed Gauge Single Track, between Sweden and Finland, 269
  • - Bridgwater Canal ; de Trafford Estates Development Bill Rejected, 313
  • - British Columbia, Connaught Tunnel Open for Traffic, 37
  • - Burtonport Extension—see Lough Swilly
  • - Caledonian Main Line Collision at Newton, 519
  • - Caledonian Railway Collision at Kirtlebridge, Board of Trade Inquiry, 13, 37
  • - Calthrop, Mr. Guy, Temporary Retirement from London and North-Western Railway, 177, 199
  • - Cambrian Railway Engine Sale, 247
  • - Cambrian Railway System, Advantages for Industrial Purposes, 379
  • - Canadian Government Commission on Railways, Report, 425
  • - Canadian Hospital Cars for Returning Woimded Soldiers, 519
  • - Canadian Industrial Disputes Act, 447
  • - Canadian Northern Railway, Progress of Tunnel Under City of Montreal, 291

RAILWAYS AND TRAMWAYS (continued) ;

  • - Canadian Northern Railway’s Transcontinental Scheme, 571
  • - Canadian Rails Torn up to Send to France, 541
  • - Canadian Railways’ Coal Bill, 357
  • - Canals and Transport of Coal, 563
  • - Cardiff and Rhymney Railways, Joint Manager Appointed, 335, 357
  • - Carriage Door Opening, Safety Measures, 83
  • - Chambers of Commerce and Railways, Suggested Association, 471
  • - Channel Tunnel Postponement, 401, 409
  • - Charing Cross Bridge, Bill for Strengthening, 131, 199, 247, 268, 401
  • - Chester and Holyhead Line, Loadslip, and Tunnel Girders, 109, 155
  • - Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad, War Letter to its Employees, 567
  • - Chicago Great Western Railway Report, Economies Effected, 109
  • - Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, Further Electrified Portion Opened, 59 ; Additional Electrification Decided Upon, 199 ; Details, 562
  • - Chicago and North-Western Railway and Southern Pacific Railway, Immunity from Accidents, 253
  • - Chicago, Proposed Heavy Expenditure on Electrification and Extension of Suburban Railways, 379
  • - Coal Supply, Railway Facilities and Government Orders, 401
  • - Coal Wagons, Weight Discrepancy and Board of Trade, 471
  • - Collision at Oakley Junction, Midland Railway, Report, 83
  • - Concrete in Place of Timber for Sleepers and other Railway Use, 425
  • - Death on Footplate of Oldest Midland Railway Driver, 109
  • - Death of Mr. W. Bailey, Midland Railway Accountant, 223
  • - Death of Mr. P. Lomas, Secretary, Great Eastern Railway, 13, 37
  • - Death of London, Brighton and South Coast Director, Retirement of Engineer, 155
  • - Death of Sir J. W. Stevens, Taff Vale Railway, 155
  • - Defence of the Realm Act, Fresh Regulations, 131
  • - Derwent Valley Railway not under Government, 357
  • - Dining Car, Improved Type on Illinois Central Railway, 59
  • - Dividends of Certain Railways, 109, 155
  • - Dogs, Except in Baskets, Excluded from Passenger Cars on Long Island Railway, 37
  • - Dublin and South-Eastern Railway, Chairman’s Retirement, 276
  • - Dublin and South-Eastern Railway, Greatly Increased Coal Bill, 269
  • - Dublin and South-Eastern Railway, New Chief Engineer, 269
  • - Dublin and South-Eastern Railway, Representative on Irish Railway Executive Committee, 131
  • - East Coast Scottish Express, New Line, 313
  • - Eastern Bengal Railway, Chord Railway Sanctioned between Khulua and Derm Dam, 37
  • - Economy Desirable in Working of United States Railways, 587
  • - Economy in Structure of Locomotives in the United States, 13
  • - Egg and Poultry Production and Great Eastern Demonstration Train, 177, 357
  • - Electric Train on Non-electrified Line at Acton Wells Junction, 13
  • - Electrification of Steam Railroads, W. R. Steinmetz, 313
  • - Electro-mechanical Signalling, 37
  • - Exports of Railway Material, Statistics, 313, 447, 541
  • - Fares Increase and Commercial Travellers, 199, 273, 519
  • - Fares Increase, False Rumours, 519
  • - Fares Increase and Question of London’s Exemption, 425
  • - Fares Increase, Refusal of Appeal for Special Reductions, 223, 313
  • - Fares Increase and Schools, Lord Bess- borough’s Proposal, 59
  • - Fares Increase and Season Tickets, 291
  • - Fares on the Metropolitan District Railway, 291
  • - Fay, Sir Sam, to Assist Government with Train Movement in this Country, 59
  • - Financial Control of Irish Railways, Midland Great Western Railway, 199
  • - Fish Carriage and Prepayment of Railway Rates, 335, 471
  • - Fish Conveyance from Ireland, Shipping but not Railway Restrictions, 587
  • - Food Carriage, Dependence on Railways, 154
  • - Freight Cars, Campaign in Favour of Full Loads, Canadian Pacific Railway, 495
  • - French Company, New, “Le Materiel Roulant,” 59
  • - French Railways in Cochin-China get Locomotives from South Manchurian Shops, 247
  • - French Railways, Financial Statistics, 109
  • - Frost and Cab Signals, Immunity from Accident of the Great Western Railway, 335
  • - Furness Railway Chairmanship, 313
  • - Gardens on the Side of the Line, North- Eastern Railway, 37
  • - German Coal Shortage and Railway Difficulties, 131
  • - German Railway Difficulties due to Lack of Lubricating Oil, 495
  • - Germany’s Export of Railway Material in 1913, 247
  • - Giant’s Causeway and Portrush Electric Tramways, Traffic Statistics, 199
  • - Glasgow and South-Western Railway, Present Motor Ambulances to Scottish Red Cross, 425
  • - Glasgow and Subway Railway Accident, Report, 587
  • - Goods Train Traffic, Co-ordination to Relieve Pressure, 401
  • - Government Controlled Canal, One Only, in Ireland, 425
  • - Government Expenditure on Railways, 379
  • - Government and the Railways, Financial Aspect, 199
  • - Grand Trunk Employees in the War, 495
  • - Great Central Railway, Change of Chief Engineer, 199, 401

RAILWAYS AND TRAMWAYS (continued) :

  • - Great Central Railway Prosperity, 223
  • - Great Central Railway Stations, Names Changed, 335
  • - Great Eastern Men with the Colours, and Casualties, 155
  • - Great Eastern Railway Servants and Property Injured by Explosion, 177
  • - Great Eastern Railway, Staff Changes, 37
  • - Great Eastern Railway Steamers, Loss and Replacement, 149
  • - Great Eastern Railway Time-table Changes, 87
  • - Great Northern of Ireland, Great Increase in Punctuality, 247
  • - Great Southern and Western of Ireland, Armoured Cars, 269
  • - Great Southern and Western Railway, Collision at Kiltimagh, Inquest, Verdict and Report, 13, 37, 247
  • - Great Western Railway Accident Statistics, 357
  • - Great Western Railway Canal, 357, 447
  • - Great Western Railway and Metropolitan Water Board, Proposed Land Transfer at Battersea, 13
  • - Great Western Railway, Offer of Garden Ground Alongside Railway, 37
  • - Horses for Carrier and Delivery Services, Co-ordination by Board of Trade, 447
  • - Hospital Train for Maryland Soldiers, Some American Railways Combine to Provide, 425
  • - Hudsons Bay Railway, Winnipeg to Port Nelson, Progress, 59
  • - Ice Coating on Conductor Rails, Interference with Electric Trains, 83
  • - Indian Mail Passenger Service Reduction, 223
  • - Indian Railway Restrictions Due to War Conditions, 379
  • - Institution of Locomotive Engineers and Institution of Railway Signal Engineers— see Associations, andc.
  • - INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION :
  • -- Accident Statistics, Report, 131
  • -- Application for Rates Advance to Meet Eight Hours’ Law, 335
  • -- Locomotive Boilers, Inspector’s Annual Report. 109
  • -- United States Railway Fiscal Year to Coincide with Calendar, ending December 31st, 37
  • - Irish Mails Late Delivery, Complaints, 335
  • - Irish Railway Changes, 83
  • - Irish Railway Executive Committee, Members, 37
  • - Irish Railway Executive Committee, Question of Representative for South of Ireland, 313
  • - Irish Railway Reduced Fares, Proposal Negatived Owing to Coal Scarcity, 519
  • - Irish Railways Special and Excursion Trains Not to be Run, 591
  • - Irish Railways and Steamers Increased Rates, Corresponding Increase in Through Traffic Charges, 13
  • - Irish Railways Under State Control, 13
  • - Irish Railways’ War Bonus, 401
  • - Irish Shipping Controller for Co-ordination with Railways for Food Supply, andc., 471
  • - Iron Ore Workings, New Railway to Connect with Stratford-on-Avon Line, 379
  • - Japan’s Electric Locomotives to be Homemade Instead of German, 247
  • - Joint Action by Railways in View of Restricted Services, 109
  • - Journeys, Rumours as to Limitation of Length, 587
  • - Kennet and Avon Canal, 357, 447, 471
  • - Kiltimagh Collision—see Great Southern and Western Railway
  • - Landslip on Chester and Holy head Railway, Watchmen’s Action, 109, 155
  • - Landslip on South-Eastern and Chatham Line ; Repairs Cost Borne by Government, 177
  • - Lehigh Valley Railway Petrol Motor Cars, 37
  • - Letterkenny and Burtonport—see Lough Swilly Railway
  • - Letterkenny Railway, Question of Renewed Agreement for Working, 199
  • - Levinstein Limited (Railways) Bill, 447
  • - Liability for Non-delivery of Goods, 290
  • - Light Railway Orders Confirmed by Board of Trade, 291, 379
  • - Lighterage Charges for Barge Detention, 401
  • - Lights in Railway Carriages and Airship Attack, 313
  • - Lime-street Tunnel, Liverpool, Opening Out, 269
  • - Liverpool Overhead Railway and Increase in Fares, 247
  • - Locomotive Exports from United Kingdom during 1916, 87
  • - Locomotive Fuel for Swedish State Railways, Powdered Peat to be Used, 313
  • - Locomotive Fuel on the Uganda Railway, Question of Wood, Coal or Oil, 155
  • - Locomotive Fuel, Wood being Used on Honduras National Railroad, 313
  • - Locomotive and Other Railway Material for France, 59
  • - Locomotives for Manchuria, 320
  • - Locomotives, New Tank and Goods for Furness Railway, 177
  • - London, Brighton and South Coast Railway Board Appointment, 291
  • - London, Brighton and South. Coast Railway Electrification Difficulties, 291
  • - London and North-Western Railway and Birmingham Canal Finance, 291
  • - London and North-Western Men with the Colours, Casualties, 269
  • - London and North-Western New Station at Markham, 131
  • - London and North-Western Railway Represented by Sir R. Turnbull, 199
  • - London and North-Western Railway, Stonebridge Park Station Destroyed by Fire, 59
  • - London and North-Western and Midland Railway’s War Loan Offer to Staff, 109
  • - Lough Swillv Railway, Complaints, 223, 335, 401, 447, 471, 541
  • - Madagascar Railway Extension, 269
  • - Madrid, Construction of Underground Railways, 495
  • - Manchester and Bury Electric Line Collision, 541
  • - Manchuria, Various Railway Construction Schemes Planned, 495

RAILWAYS AND TRAMWAYS (continued)

  • - Mansfield Railway Inspected by Board of Trade, but not yet Opened, 37
  • - Mansfield Railway Opened, 313
  • - Mansfield Railway, Question of Interest on Loan for Construction, 447
  • - Maryport and Carlisle Shortage of Locomotives, 247
  • - Materials, Especially Metal, Increasingly Scarce, 155
  • - Mechanical Stokers on Locomotives, Superiority of the “Street” Type Over Hand Firing, 335
  • - Metropolitan Railway Men with the Colours, 155
  • - Metropolitan Railway Station, Change of Name, 223
  • - Mexican Railway Servants Strike by Detachments, 59
  • - Midland Railway Company’s Ship Torpedoed, 379
  • - Midland Railway Engine Cleaners’ Grievance, 247
  • - Midland Railway, Fatal Collision at Finchley - road, 587
  • - Midland Railway Horses, Weekly Cost, 177
  • - Midland Railwaymen with the Colours, Casualties ; Honours ; After War Position, 37, 177
  • - Midland Railway Station and Telegraph Statistics, 37
  • - Midland and South-Western Junction Railway, Saving Due to Traffic Restrictions, 247
  • - Midland and South-Western Junction Railway Traffic Analysis, 223
  • - Midland and South-Western Junction Telegraph and Telephone Service, 247
  • - Military Railway Regiment Organised in United States, 471
  • - Ministry of Munitions and Special Services by Railways, 495
  • - Montreal and Toronto, Sixtieth Anniversary of Railway Opening, 13
  • - Munition Workers, Week-end Vouchers, 335
  • - Nationalisation of Railways Suggested at Glasgow, 109
  • - Neath and Brecon Company’s Staff and War Loan Stock, 247
  • - Newport Tramway Extension, 519
  • - New South Wales Government Contract with Messrs. Norton, Griffiths and Co. Terminated Owing to the War, 425
  • - New South Wales Government Railways’ Cab Signals, 563
  • - New South Wales and Victoria, Construction of New Lines, 37
  • - New York Connecting Line with Hell Gate Bridge, Opening, 379
  • - New York “Subway” Extensions, 335
  • - Norfolk and Western Railway’s Offer to Men Enlisting in U.S. Army, 401
  • - North British Railway Accident at Ratho, 13
  • - North British Railway, Division of Duties of Superintendent, 131
  • - North British Railway, Gift to Red Cross Society after the Ratho Accident, 155
  • - North British Railway, Obstruction at Galashields, 13
  • - North-Eastern Railway, Electrified Section, 223
  • - North-Eastern Railway, Waste Land Cultivation, 83
  • - North Staffordshire New Tank Engine, 223
  • - Ohio, Paducah and Illinois Railway Bridge over the River, Progress, 78
  • - Painting Barriers at Road Level Crossings, 37
  • - Paper and Printing Economies in Railway Accounts, 83
  • - Paris, Serious Accident to British Soldiers in Shunting Train, 83
  • - Passenger Duty, Companies’ Returns and Payments, 199, 223, 401
  • - Pennsylvania Railroad, Applications for Work, 131
  • - Pennsylvania Railroad’s Carriage of Foodstuffs, 154
  • - Pennsylvania Railroad, Immunity from Accident, 131
  • - Pennsylvania Railroad, Accident Immunity Record Broken, 291, 313, 541
  • - Permanent Way Labour in United States, Danger to Foreigners, 131
  • - Peruvian Permanent Railway Commission, 519
  • - Pipe Collection by Metropolitan Railwaymen for Wounded in London Hospitals, 471
  • - Pneumatic Packing Tools on the Lehigh Valley Railway, Success of, 587
  • - Pooling of Open Railway Wagons, 13
  • - Pooling of Wagons and Cambrian Railway Traffic, 239
  • - Porters’ Restriction and Loss to London Electric Railways and Omnibuses. 247
  • - Porters’ Tips and Compensation Question, 471
  • - Potato Cultivation, Demonstration by Special Train, 379
  • - Poughkeepsie Bridge of Central New England Railway, Reinforcing, 291
  • - Power Signalling at Flemington, N.S.W., 59
  • - Prepayment of Carriage and the Fish Traffic, 223
  • - Prepayment of Carriage on Traffic by Passenger Train, 155
  • - Presentation to Col. C. L. Morgan, R.E., 553
  • - Private Bills, Unopposed, 59
  • - Protest against Increased Fares and Closed Stations, 109
  • - Queensland Government Purchase of Chilla- goe Railway, Rejection of Bill, 199
  • - Rail Fastenings, Dog-ear Spikes for, Russian System Approved in America, 379
  • - Rails and Screw Spikes on the New York Connecting Line, 541
  • - Railway Charges, Food Profiteering and Groundless Complaints, 541
  • - Railway Employment Safety Appliances Committee, 269, 335
  • - Railway Improvements and War Experiences, Sir H. Walker’s Views, 587
  • - Railway Man’s Big Compensation for Injury, 83
  • - Railwaymen with the Colours, and Casualties, 177, 495
  • - Railwaymen with the Colours, Question of a Further Contingent of Twenty-one Thousand, 471
  • - Railwaymen’s Further Demands for Increased Bonus, 335, 357

RAILWAYS AND TRAMWAYS (continued):

  • - Railway Rates and Trading Profits in the United States, 401
  • - Railway Servants’ Privilege Tickets, 108
  • - Railway Workers and Question of Compulsory Rationing, 471
  • - Restricted Services and Increased Fares, Report, 155
  • - Restrictions on Rail Traffic, Goods as Well as Passengers, Sir Albert Stanley, 519
  • - Rosebery Prizes, Awards, 168
  • - Russian Railway Extension and American Co-operation, 269
  • - Russian Railways and American Assistance, 425
  • - Safety Medals Awarded by American Museum of Safety, 379
  • - Sailors’ and Soldiers’ Leave, and Longdistance Journeys, 563
  • - Salford Tramways’ Increased Fares, 163
  • - “Save the Surplus Special,” Lehigh Valley Company, 563
  • - Season and Traders’ Tickets, Choice of Route, 291
  • - Season and Traders’ Tickets ; Quick Handling of Railway Wagons, 13
  • - Shanghai, Loop Line, 313
  • - Signalling, Automatic, Preponderating Success, 519
  • - Sir Eric Geddes and Sir Guy Granet, Further Promotion, 313
  • - Sleepers, Ample Supply Available from Nicaragua, 131
  • - Snowed-up Trains in Ireland, 109
  • - Snowshed, Heavy Timber, Construction on the East Slope of the Cascade Mountains,519
  • - Snowstorm Damage and Cost at Wellingborough, 177
  • - Solway Junction Railway Temporarily Closed, 131
  • - South African Railwaymen with Colours in Europe and East Africa, and Some on French Railway Work, 37
  • - South Clare Railway Company and Postoffice Contract, 357
  • - South Indian Railway and Ceylon Government Mediation in the Dispute, 37
  • - South Wales Railways, Rumoured Working Arrangement, 587
  • - Southern Pacific Railway’s Success with Automatic Signals, 519
  • - Spanish Need for Rolling Stock, Due to Lack of Ships, Increased, 563
  • - Spikes, Rail, 379, 470, 541
  • - Springs, Locomotive, George Stephenson’s Patent, 199
  • - Stanley, Sir Albert, Retirement from Railways on Joining Government, 177
  • - Statue of Richard Trevithick, 313
  • - Terminal Engineering and Mechanical Freight Handling, 247
  • - Track-laying Machines on the Australian Transcontinental Railway, 415
  • - Track Spikes, New Form, 470
  • - T.O.T. Mutual Aid Fund, Details, 291
  • - Transport of Sugar, Coal, andc., to Manchester and District, Government Use of Canals, 425
  • - Travellers’ Shop on Canadian Northern Railway, 291
  • - Travelling Without Tickets, London and North-Western Railway, 357
  • - Union Pacific Railway, Memorial to General G. M. Dodge, 247
  • - United States Food Supply, Railways Working to Increase, 563
  • - United States Government Action with Regard to Central Pacific and Southern Pacific Railways, 541
  • - United States Great Diversity in Railway Regulation, 155
  • - United States Level Crossings, Protected and Unprotected, 587
  • - United States Railway Experts for Russia, 563
  • - United States Safety Appliances Act, 563
  • - United States Trainmen and other Employees Eight Hours Day and Trip System, 59, 379, 425, 455
  • - United States Trainmen and President Wilson, 269
  • - United States Transport of Troops, Car Regulations, 561
  • - Victorian Railways Finances and Working, Expert from England Invited to Investigate, 109
  • - Vizagapatam, Construction of Harbour, 495
  • - Wagon Delays, Southern Pacific Company’s Remarkable Statistics, 495
  • - Wagon Supply and Collieries in Scotland, Board of Trade Statement, 425
  • - Wagons, Dead-buffered, Permission to Use, Refused by Board of Trade, 37
  • - Wagons Detention, Government Action, 269, 289, 471
  • - Wagons, Pooling Question, in Scotland, 495
  • - Wagons and Wagon Tarpaulins, Pooling, 291
  • - Wapping Station, Provision of Lifts to Street, 155
  • - Waste Land by Railways, Cultivation, 83
  • - Waste Paper Savings on the Pennsylvania Railroad, 269
  • - Week-end. Workmen’s Tickets for Controlled Establishments Only, 563
  • - Wigan Accidents, Ancient and Modem, 13
  • - Women, 70,000 Employed in “Transport,” 563
  • - Women on the Great Northern,Great Eastern, and Metropolitan Railways, 155
  • - Women as Guards and Train Conductors on the Metropolitan Railway, 37, 155
  • - Women, Ten Thousand Employed on Three Railways, 177
  • - Women on the Underground Systems, 83
  • RAND Mineworkers, Settlement of Dispute, 269
  • Rawhide Pinions, Suitable and Unsuitable Lubricant for, 587
  • Red Cross Motor Ambulances, 247
  • Research in America, 59
  • Revenues, Pre-War, of Russia Compared with Other Countries, 109
  • Ricardo Slipper Type Aluminium Piston, 269
  • Rice Hulling in French Indo-China, Large Amount, 83
  • Rifles in America and the Difficulty of Gauges, 541
  • Roads Improvement Association, Investigation as to Use of Concrete, 447
  • Rock Drills on the Witwatersrand, 155
  • Roller Bearing Engines in Automobile Work, 379, 495
  • Roller Bearings for Petrol Engines, 495
  • Roller Skates for Time-saving in Chicago Repair Shops, 291
  • Rope Drive Puzzle, 483
  • Rubber, Plantation, Average Tensile Strength, 541
  • Rubber Preparation, Production of Acetic Acid in Ceylon, 587
  • Rubber Scarcity and Substitutes in Germany, 155
  • Rugs from Paper, and Paper and Wool Mixtures, 425
  • Russia, Trade with, 122
  • Russia, Trade with Germany, United States and Great Britain, 131
  • Russia and Utilisation of Water Power, 13
  • Russian and English Interchange, Manchester’s Proposals, 199
  • Russian Inland Navigable Waters, Vast Growth of Railways, 131
  • Russian New Town and Pori, Murman, 109
  • Russian Rivers and Available Horse-power, 447

S

  • SAFETY Valve, Importance of Seat, 13
  • St. Louis Double-decked Bridge Across the Mississippi River, 269
  • Salt from Great Salt Lake, Utah, 131
  • Sand for Glass Manufacture, 177
  • Scarborough, Gas and Gas Mantles, Curious Situation, 109
  • Science Buildings as War Memorial, 223
  • Scientific and Industrial Research, Grant in Aid, 291
  • Searchlight Tower, Portable, 335
  • Sewers, Three-ring Circular Brick, Built in Atlanta, 87
  • Shark Skins, United States Investigation, 13

SHIPS AND SHIPPING MATTERS:

  • - Adviser, Honorary, to the Admiralty on Shipping Matters, Mr. Arthur Ritson, 425
  • - American Ships and Carriage of Commerce, 233
  • - American Submarine, The Largest, Details of, 379
  • - Anchor, Ten-Ton, for U.S. Dreadnought Pennsylvania, 401
  • - British Mercantile Marine Tonnage and Submarines, Small Net Loss, 155
  • - Building the Emergency Fleet, C. H. Claudy, 587
  • - Egypt, Statistics as to Steamers, Passengers and Cargo in 1916, 447
  • - German Cruiser Karlsruhe’s Fate, 13
  • - German Losses in the Battle of Jutland, 247
  • - German Submarines without Periscope, 247
  • - Great Eastern Railway Steamers, Loss and Replacement, 149
  • - Guns for American Battleships, Divergent Opinion, 199
  • - Hospital Ship Donegal Torpedoed, 379
  • - Hospital Ships for the American Navy, 258
  • - Isaac Peral Submarine, American Built for Spain, 97, 447
  • - Kobe, Increase of Dock and Shipbuilding Equipment, 525
  • - Naval and Merchant Shipping, Committees for Expediting and Increasing Output, 291
  • - Russian Company’s Diesel-driven Vessels, 379
  • - Sabathe Motor for French Submarines, 279
  • - Screw Propellers, Tandem, for Ships, German Experiments, 37

SHIPS AND SHIPPING MATTERS (continued):

  • - Shipbuilding, Best Wood for Purpose, 495, 532
  • - Submarine in American Civil War, 37
  • - Submarines, Correct Type for United States Navy, 155
  • - Triple-expansion Marine Engines, Specification Formula, 519
  • - Turbo-electrical Transmission on the U.S. Collier Jupiter, 269
  • - Unarmoured Battleship, Commander Yates Stirling, 357
  • - United States Electrical Super-Dreadnought New Mexico, 269
  • - United States Fleet to Visit Panama Canal, 59
  • - United States Fuel Ship Maumee, Defective Diesel Engines, 37
  • - United States Huge Production of Steel Cargo Ships, 155
  • - United States Naval Training for Civilians, 59
  • - United States Navy Department, Weight of Steel in Each of New Types of Vessels, 357
  • - United States Navy, State of Construction, 37
  • - United States Navy, Uninstructed Criticism of Warship Design, 401
  • - United States Navy Yards’ Shortage of Skilled Labour, 109
  • - United States Ships Submarined, Coincidence of Name, 247
  • - United States Super - Dreadnought Pennsylvania, Steel Stern-post Dimensions, 291
  • - United States Use of Motor Auxiliaries as Carriers at Sea, 269
  • - Wooden Cargo Ships, Most Effective Size, 495
  • - Wooden Ships, Large Supply of Suitable Timber, 495, 532
  • - Wooden Ships, Oil Engine-driven, Building in America, 379
  • SLIPPERY Iron Floor Plates, To Render Safe, 519
  • Snowfall in New York, 59
  • Solder for Electrical Work, Need of Tin, 335
  • Solder Making and Selection, 335
  • Sound Transmission Through Water or Air, Velocity, 37
  • South Africa, Exports to, 295
  • South Africa and Metric System, Decimal Coinage and Daylight Saving, 83
  • Sparking Plug Manufacture Increase, 233
  • Spinach Stems, Great Value for Paper Making, 563
  • Standardisation and the Consulting Engineer, 495
  • Staple Trades of the Empire, Lectures at the London School of Economics, 55
  • Steam Lorries and Trailers, Government Order for Particulars Concerning, 587
  • Steam Ploughing Sets, Work and Cost, 495
  • Steel Helmet for the U.S. Navy, 519
  • Stellite, a Non-ferrous Alloy, 353
  • Stereo Metal Alloy, 223
  • Street Paving, Shortage of Wood Blocks, Experiments with Substitute, 247
  • Stresses in Beams Under Bending Impact, A. Elmendorf, 563
  • Sugar Cultivation—see Beet
  • Sulph.uric Acid Manufacture in France, 357
  • Sun Power in Africa Electrically Transmitted to United Kingdom, Professor Arnold Lupton, 313
  • Sydney, Sewerage System for Suburbs, 269

T

  • TASMANIAN Great Lake Hydro-electric Scheme, 313
  • Telegraph Instruments, Statistics of International Bureau of the Telegraph Union, 386
  • Telegraphy, Development, Statistics of International Bureau, 155
  • Telephone Connection, Satisfactory and Otherwise, F. R. McBerty, 447
  • Telephone Service in Canada, Mixed Ownership, 155
  • Telephones and Secrecy, 599
  • Temperature Prediction by Trade Winds, 59
  • Textile Machinery in the Argentine, British, 401
  • Textile Machinery, Speed Regulation, 13
  • Thompson, Silvanus P., Memorial to the Late Professor, 206
  • Timber in Building, Causes of Decay, 83
  • Timber Exports from United Kingdom, 379
  • Timber Imports of the United Kingdom, Board of Trade Figures for Past Six Years, 124
  • Timber Scarcity and Replanting Question, 239
  • Timbering in Mines, Symms Method, 519
  • Tin for Germany, From Whence does it Come ? 199
  • Tin Smelting on Large Scale, 519
  • “Too Old at Forty,” A Mistaken Cry, 269
  • Torpedo, Latest American Superheat Type, 357
  • Tractors, Agricultural, Petrol and Paraffin, in the United States, 447
  • Trading After the War Reconstruction Committee, 291
  • Tramway Overhead Conductors, Iron, 357
  • Trevithick, Statues to Memory of, at Cardiff and Redruth, 447
  • Tritton, Sir William, and the Tanks, 379
  • Tungsten Filaments, Description of Preparation, 519
  • Turbines, Geared Steam, for Ship Propulsion, Large Number Under Construction in America, 401
  • Turbo-generators’ Coal Consumption, 183
  • Tuticorin Deep-water Harbour Scheme, 519
  • Type Reading for the Blind, 120

U

  • UNITED States’ Foreign Trade Increase, 291
  • United States’ Unequalled Prosperity, 37
  • University Intelligence, Awards of Rosebery Prizes, 168
  • University of London to Extend its Engineering Department, 335
  • University of London, Scientific and Technical Departments’ Share in War Work, 335

V

  • VANCOUVER, Large Floating Dry Dock to be Constructed, 59
  • Vienna University Lectures Suspended from Lack of Coal for Heating Buildings, 223
  • Viscosities of Aqueous Sugar Solution, U.S. Bureau of Standards Investigations, 425
  • Vulcanisation, Accelerating, Discovery by Professor S. J. Peachey, 37

W

  • WAR-OFFICE and London General Omnibus Company, 223

WATER SUPPLY:

  • - Cape Colony, Water Supply and Sanitation in, 447
  • - Cape Town Water and Irrigation Works, 335
  • - Metropolitan Water Board, Increased Revenue Deficiency, 177
  • - Orbost Waterworks Trust, Victoria, Australia, 425
  • - Storage Reservoir for Pachuca, Mexico, 247
  • - Water Tower, Ferro-concrete in America, 447
  • - Water Tower, Reinforced Concrete, for Hull City Waterworks, 379
  • - Western Australia, Water Supply for Railway Department, 587
  • - Workmen’s Pure Water Supply in Missouri, 155
  • WATTLE Tree Bark from South Africa for United Kingdom Instead of Germany, 495 Weaving Single and Double Warps, British and Continental Practice, 199
  • Weights and Measures (Metric) Bill, 1917, 260
  • Welded Joints in Steam Boiler Practice, 287
  • Welland Ship Canal, Work Closed Down, 563
  • Well-boring Machinery Wanted for Venezuela, 425
  • White Heat for Steam Generating, A. D. Pratt,. 269

WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY:

  • - American Airmen’s Wireless Sets, 13
  • - Dr. Fleming’s Vacuum Valve, 425
  • - Electro-magnetic “Space” Waves and Intensity at Receiving Stations, Dr. Schwers,. 131
  • - Fleming Valve Detector and Progress in Wireless Telegraphy and Telephony, 37
  • - Japan, Wireless Stations, Government and Private, 419
  • - Marconi’s First British Patent Twenty-one Years Ago, 563
  • - United States, Japan, and Hawaii, Commercial Radio Service, 37
  • - United States and Japan, New Service, 199
  • WOLFRAMITE Deposits in Cornwall, Good Future Prospects, 247
  • Women’s Pay, Qualified and Unqualified Workers, 269
  • Wood Distillation in New York State, Great Increase in, 37
  • Wood Distillation in the United Kingdom, 563

Y

  • YARROW and Co.’s Allotments for Workmen, 135

Z

  • ZINC, Ductility with Fixed Limits of Temperature, 131
  • Zinc-iron Sheets, Suitable Rivets, 131
  • Zinc Plant, Electrolytic, Erected in Tasmania, 541
  • Zinc Production in the United States, 177
  • Zinc for Ten Years from Australia, 291

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