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New York City Elevated Railroad...
Item # 202909
June 15, 1878
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN New York, June 15, 1878. This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: ELEVATED RAILROAD - KNIFE GRINDER - GLASS BALL CASTER - SOLAR COOKING APPARATUS & Much More. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them. Very interesting advertisements as well, back in the day when many of the normal things we use today were just being invented. The 1870's was considered the heyday for new inventions which included the electric light bulb, phonograph, telephone & etc.
Category: Post-Civil War