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634567

Early inventions...

Item #634567

March 28, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 28, 1896  The front cover has "The New Electric Railway at Niagara - the Great Gorge Rapids as Seen from the Cars" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Eight Inch Precision Lathe"; "Manufacture of Kid Gloves"; "A Great Coal Dock on Lake Superior"; "'After the Flood' at the Olympia" ma... See More  

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634534

Death of Samuel F. B. Morse...

Item #634534

April 13, 1872

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 13, 1872  The front cover has "Goodwin's Method of Propelling Canal Boats" with an accompanying article.

Inside the issue is a text report "Death of Samuel F. B. Morse". "After a few days' illness which, with his great age, led to anticipation of a fatal result, Professor Morse died at ten minutes before eight o'clock ... See More  

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633801

Yachting, The Defender...

Item #633801

November 15, 1884

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York,  May 25, 1895  The front cover has "The New American Yacht The Defender" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Schmitt's Life Line Throwing Apparatus"; "Radial Drilling, Tapping, and Studding Machine"; "Suspended Railway Systems"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixt... See More  

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633745

U.S. Grant is honored in London... The St. Gothard Railway tunnel...

Item #633745

June 23, 1877

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 23, 1877  Among the many prints within is a halfpg: "Presenting The Freedom of the City of London To General U.S. Grant at Guildhall" and a full page: The St. Gothard Railway Tunnel Works".

The complete issue, very nice condition.

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632987

Truck transportation...

Item #632987

August 17, 1918

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 17, 1918  The color cover page has "Forwarding Freight by Motor Truck Express to Relieve our Over-burdened Railroads" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Via Motor Truck"; "Motorized Railways"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

Complete in 32 pages in nice condition.

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632215

Royal Mail Steamer Umbria...

Item #632215

January 28, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 28, 1893  The front cover has "How the Broken Shaft of the Cunard Steamship Umbria Was Repaired" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The First Overhead-Propelled Street Railway"; "Charles T. Yerkes"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements. 

Complete in sixteen pages, never bound, in good co... See More  

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632185

Railway electrification project...

Item #632185

January 23, 1915

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, January 23, 1915 The front cover has "Railroad Electrification in the Far West" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "New Light on the Great Toothed Divers of America"; "Military Surgery"; "Installation of a Gas Engine"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements. 

Complete in sixteen pag... See More  

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632180

Railroad building on the Hudson...

Item #632180

January 26, 1884

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 26, 1884 The front cover has "Rock Work on New York, West Shore, and Buffalo Railway" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Stanley's Metallic Plastering Surface"; "Laporte's Hydraulic Hay Press"; "Bradford Technical School"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements. 

Complete in s... See More  

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632174

Aerial cable railway...

Item #632174

March 17, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 17, 1894 The front cover has "The Aerial Cable Railway, Knoxville, Tenn., 350 Feet High" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The World's Columbian Exposition - Exhibit of the Eagle Cotton Gin Co., of Bridgewater, Mass."; "The New Battle Ship Indiana"; "The American-Built Steel Ship Dirigo"; "Trico... See More  

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632036

Columbian Exposition... Edison law suit...

Item #632036

August 05, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 5, 1893  The front cover has "The World's Columbian Exposition - The French Locomotive Exhibit - The Bethlehem Iron Co.'s Exhibit" (Pennsylvania) with an accompanying article.  Inside the issue is: "The Edison Electric Light Suits" the recent ruling on the patent; "The Desroziers Dynamo"; "The World's Co... See More  

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632019

Hell's Gate bridge in New York City... Coca-Cola ad...

Item #632019

June 08, 1907

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 8, 1907  The front cover has "The One-Thousand-Foot Four-Track Arch Bridge of the Connecting Railway which Will Span the East River, New York" with an accompanying article. This the railway bridge at Hell's Gate. Inside the issue is: "The Two Cruising Motor Boats Entered in the Race to Bermuda"; "Mining in Newfoundland"; &q... See More  

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631951

Union Railway Station... Picturesque Minnesota...

Item #631951

September 06, 1894

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 6, 1894  The front page features a full illustration of: "The New Union Railway Station at St. Louis, Missouri". Inside includes a full page "Picturesque Minnesota Summer Resorts" with five photos. A full page: "Maneuvers of the Detachment of the Regular Army Under General Miles, in Camp Near Evanston, Illinois" has... See More  

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631942

New York City's Great Arch near 95th Street...

Item #631942

December 26, 1874

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 26, 1874  The front page has "Railway Bridge Near York, England" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Underground Railway in New York - The Great Arch Near 95th Street" [what appears to be the Mount Prospect Tunnel]; "Trying-Up and Four-Cutter Planing and Molding Machine"; "Iron-Framed Thrashing Mach... See More  

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631900

Inventions of the day...

Item #631900

March 12, 1870

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 12, 1870  The front page has "Viaduct on the Paris and Orleans Railway, France" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Measurement of Power -- Emerson's Dynamometer"; "Testing the Power of Turbine Water Wheels"; "Jerome B. King's Self-adjusting Double Washer"; and more illustrations, articles... See More  

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631812

Breech-loading guns... London's gigantic wheel...

Item #631812

June 02, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 2, 1894  The front page has "An Illustrated History of Breech-Loading Guns" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The London Gigantic Wheel"; "Triple Boiler Locomotive, Belgian State Railway"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, never bound, in nice condition.

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631794

The Atlanta Exposition...

Item #631794

November 30, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 30, 1895  The front page has "The Atlanta Exposition - Electricity Building, Looking Across Clara Meer" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is "A Recent Railway Accident in Paris"; "Bird's Eye View of the New Port of Copenhagen"; "The New Steamer St. Paul of the American Line"; "A Tree Bridge&q... See More  

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631532

Early hearing aid...

Item #631532

January 30, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 30, 1886  The front page of the issue has "The New York Cable Railway" with an accompanying illustrations. Inside the issue is: "The Micro-Audiphone" which was an early hearing aid; "Combined Milling and Slotting Machine"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, unbound, in nice condi... See More  

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631443

To present facts & the truth...

Item #631443

December 01, 1888

POMEROY'S ADVANCE THOUGHT, New York, Dec., 1888  An interesting newspaper or magazine whose: "...aim ...is not to present scandal, gossip & so-called popular reading...but to give facts & present truths..." with more noted at the top of pg. 1. This issue has a nice ftpg. article on: "Tireless Energy - Atlantic-Pacific Railway Tunnel".

Complete in 32 pages, som... See More  

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630342

Schienenzeppelin railcar speed record...

Item #630342

June 22, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1931



* Schienenzeppelin - rail zeppelin - railcar



The top of the front page has a two column heading: "'Rail Zeppelin' Speeds 143.75 Miles an Hour; World Record Is Set on Hamburg-Berlin Run" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint... See More  

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628299

Velocipedes in the English Army... Early typewriter attachment...

Item #628299

November 30, 1889

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 30, 1889  Articles with images include: "The Military Bicycle" "Use of Velocipedes In The English Army" "The New Simpson Timber Dry Dock at the Brooklyn, Navy Yard" "The Proposed Railway Bridge Between England & France" and the "Gledhill's Attachment For Type Writers",  which is accompanied by a... See More  

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625380

An early flying machine...

Item #625380

February 13, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 13, 1875  An inside page has a 4 by 5 illustration of "Blackford's Flying Machine". The companion report headed "A New Form of Flying Machine", begins with the solution to successful flight: "Screw propulsion is the principle upon which will, probably, be accomplished the great problem of aerial flight. The plan here proposed is... See More  

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622005

Nice print of London Bridge...

Item #622005

November 16, 1872

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, Nov. 16, 1872   The prime content within this issue is the doublepage print captioned: "London Bridge". Many more interesting prints within including: "Railway Bridge Destroyed by Floods in Ceylon" "Changmaunna, in the Looshai Country" "Entrance Court of the Brighton Aquarium" & more.

The Supplement is included &am... See More  

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621858

An early flying machine...

Item #621858

February 13, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 13, 1875  An inside page has a 4 by 5 illustration of "Blackford's Flying Machine". The companion report headed "A New Form of Flying Machine", begins with the solution to successful flight: "Screw propulsion is the principle upon which will, probably, be accomplished the great problem of aerial flight. The plan here proposed is... See More  

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618308

Ice yachting...

Item #618308

February 09, 1884

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 9, 1884  The front page is "Ice yachting on the Hudson -- Watching a Regatta" with a related article within. Inside the issue is "Single Rail Elevated Railway and Train"; "Photo-Enlarging Apparatus - Obtaining the Focus"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

This is complete in 16 pages, has several tiny bi... See More  

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617482

Early automobiles...

Item #617482

August 09, 1902

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 9, 1902  The front page of the issue contains five photos "The Great Floating Docks of Bermuda and Algiers, LA" with an accompanying article. Within in the issue is: "A Unique Railway"; "The New Marconi Wireless Telegraph Station At Cape Breton"; "Varied Modern Uses of the Automobile" and more illustrations, article... See More  

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616650

Train catastrophe... Alaska...

Item #616650

January 26, 1884

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, January 26, 1884



* Early Alaska scenes

* Los Angeles, California print




The front page features: "Pennsylvania - the Terrible Catastrophe Near Bradford, January 15th - a Railway Passenger Train Engulfed in Burning Oil - Passengers Escaping from the Flames" with text. Another full page: "New York City - Among the Studios" has sever... See More  

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615414

Dinosaurs - Extinct Monsters...

Item #615414

March 04, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 4, 1893 The front page of this issue features "The Mexican Central Railway's Monster Locomotive -- Designed by F. W. Johnstone". Within the issue is "The Manufacture of Dynamite"; "Raising the Flag on the Steamship New York"; "Extinct Monsters" which are of several dinosaurs; "The World's Columbian Exposition... See More  

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614510

Edison's Railway Telegraphy...

Item #614510

February 20, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 20, 1886  The front page has illustrations of "the Hoboken Inclined Cable Railway" and an associated article. Inside the issue is: "The Ingersoll Stone Channeling Machine"; "Benson's Improved Farm Locomotive"; "The Edison System of Railway Telegraphy"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

This... See More  

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614422

A nice train issue...

Item #614422

September 05, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, September 5, 1885  The cover page is a full page illus. of H.M. Stanley with an article on the second page on his being appointed the First Governor of the New Free State of the Congo.

This paper contains 2+ full pages of prints and an article concerning: FOUR-COUPLED PASSENGER ENGINE, GREAT SOUTHERN AND WESTERN RAILWAY OF IRELAND. Detailed drawings ... See More  

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614118

The Starrucca Viaduct, still in use today...

Item #614118

February 07, 1852

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 7, 1852 



* Starrucca Viaduct print

* Lanesboro, Pennsylvania




The front page features a nice engraving of: "Starrucca Viaduct, on the New York and Erie Railroad". At the time of its construction, the bridge was thought to be the most expensive railway bridge in the world, at a cost of $320,000 (equal to $8,722,462 today). It was the largest ... See More  

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612651

Hydraulic locomotive...

Item #612651

February 10, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 10, 1877  The front page has a very interesting illustration captioned: "Novel Hydraulic Railway Locomotive"  showing what essentially looks like a paddlewheel-powered flume ride. A related front page article as well.

Inside the issue is "Guardiola's Sugar and Coffee Machinery"; "Blaisdell's Upright Moulding Machin... See More  

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611414

Fireless locomotive...

Item #611414

October 20, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 20, 1877  The front cover continues a halfpage illustration "Fireless Locomotive For Street Railways" which has an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Baromotor"; "Root's Blower for Mine Ventilation"; "Automatic Fire Extinguisher"; "Small Geared Locomotives"; and more illustrations, articl... See More  

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606295

The reconstruction...

Kinzua Bridge (Viaduct)... Highest in the World...

Item #606295

October 27, 1900

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 27, 1900



* The highest and longest bridge of its kind (at time of its completion)



The front page of this issue has several images of the reconstruction of the "Kinzua Viaduct -- The Highest Railway Bridge in the World", as of its completion, being the highest and longest bridge of its kind in the world.

Additional articles, illustrations and ... See More  

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605748

Edison's electric railway...

Item #605748

May 30, 1880

KANSAS CITY DAILY JOURNAL, May 30, 1880



* Inventor Thomas Edison

* 1st electric railway success




Page 3 has small one column headings: "Edison" "His Latest Venture a Success--Riding at a Forty-Mile Speed on His Electric Railroad...." See images for text here.



Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise... See More  

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603111

Daring train robbery......

Item #603111

November 18, 1874

WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, November 18, 1874



* Train robbery

* Great Western railway

* Hamilton, Ontario, Canada




The front page have one column headings: "Daring Train Robbery" "The Baggageman and Expressman Bound and Gagged by Masked Men" See images for text here.

Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout. Larger than normal issue measur... See More  

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601908

Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi...

Item #601908

December 01, 1900

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, December 1, 1900  The front cover of the issue features an illustration of "Giuseppe Verdi - Italy's Greatest Living Composer". Inside the issue is a small accompanying article. Also inside the issue is "Light Railway Locomotives in France"; "Details of Electric Clock"; "Mummified Peruvian Head - Three Quarter an... See More  

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600724

Morelos railway accident...

Item #600724

June 28, 1881

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, June 28, 1881



* Morelos railway accident disaster

* Cuautla, Mexico - railroad - train




The front page has one column headlines:



"MEXICAN HORROR"

"A Passenger Train on the Morelas Railroad Plunges Through a Bridge"

"A Carload of Alcohol Takes Fire, Adding Terror to the Horrible Catastrophe"




and more. See images for text here... See More  

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598773

Men In Diving Armor...

Item #598773

August 26, 1871

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, August 26, 1871 A large frontpage illustration "New York City -- Men In Diving Armor Laying A Rip-Rap For The Foundation Of The New Boat Landing". Also an illustration of the boat landing. Almost a halfpage inside "The Ebony Bridal -- The Ball". A fullpage has an illustration of peaches being unloaded at Jersey City for the New York Market, a... See More  

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597578

A floating fire engine...

Item #597578

December 19, 1874

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 19, 1874  This issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: "Sire Joseph Whitworth", "Merryweather's Floating Fire Engine"; "Underground Railway in New York - The Normal College Fronting the Work"; "The Ericsson Pneumatic Torpedo" and more articles and ad... See More  

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594828

Partition of India in 1947...

Item #594828

August 18, 1947

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, August 18, 1947



* Partition of Palestine

* Judaica - Jewish




This 20 page newspaper has one column headings: "India, Pakistan Officials Confer, Fear New Strife", "Religious Disorder Expected Result Of Boundary Awards". 



Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. A little margin wear and tear, ot... See More  

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594202

Ludlow, CO mine massacre...

Item #594202

April 22, 1914

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, April 22, 1914.

 

* The Ludlow Massacre (1st report)

* Colorado coal miners' strike gone bad




This 12 page newspaper has one column headlines on the back page: "THIRTEEN DEAD IN  MINE FIGHT" and

"Bloody Labor War Being Waged In Colorado--Injured Number Twenty"
. 1st report coverage on the Ludlow Massacre
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593777

Jerome Park Reservoir...

Item #593777

June 01, 1901

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 1, 1901  The front cover of this issue features five photos of "the Water Supply of New York City - Jerome Park Reservoir" which has an accompanying article within the issue. Inside is: "Double-Track Railway Viaduct Over the Des Moines River"; "The United States Experimental Model Basin"; "Removing the Disabled 65-Ton Gun ... See More  

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177848

The Wright brothers fly... A nice first report...

Item #177848

January 02, 1904

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1904  The significance of this issue is the lengthier-than-most report on page 10 headed: "A Flying-Machine That Flies" which is the great and very historic report of the first successful flight of the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk. 

The article begins with a cautious note: "Stories of flying machines that fly are to be received w... See More  

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589827

Antique Rope Sky Railway Lift...

Item #589827

April 27, 1872

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 27, 1872  The front page features "The Hawley Brick Kiln" illustrations with accompany article. Inside are: "Muller's Improved Rope Railway", "Myers' Improved Press"; "Holcomb's Hot Air Furnace" with additional articles and advertisements within the issue as well.



This is complete in 16 pages with a sl... See More  

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585414

Very early toy railroad train ad... Columbia Motor Carriage...

Item #585414

May 22, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 22, 1897 Within the issue is a small but very early illustrated advertisement for a "Complete electric railway with battery and track..." from the Carlisle & Finch company. Ad measures about 1 by 2 1/2 inches on one of the back pages. Also in the issue is "Southern Station of Harvard Observatory, Peru"; The Anderson Typewriter (shorthand),... See More  

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583776

Ludlow, CO mine massacre...

Item #583776

April 21, 1914

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, April 21, 1914

 

* The Ludlow Massacre (1st report)

* Colorado coal miners' strike gone bad




This 12 page newspaper has a small one column heading on the front page: "Thirteen Killed In Soldiers-Miners Clash". See photo for very brief report here. Although brief, nice to have on the front page.



Other news of the day
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581858

Dinoceras... found in Wyoming...

Item #581858

July 23, 1887

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 23, 1887 The front page of this issue features a "Improved Type Composing and Distributing Machine" and accompanying article. Within the issue is "General View of the Route of the Mount Pilatus Railway"; "A Curious Suspension Bridge Near Chicago, ILL."; "The Dinoceras - A Gigantic Extinct Animal Found in Wyoming"; and addi... See More  

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581156

Pacific Railroad prediction comes true...

Item #581156

September 25, 1868

SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, Sacramento, California, September 25, 1868  On the front page under "The Pacific Railroad" is a report in which "...L. Gaylord Clark claims the honor of being the first one who predicted the building of a railway across the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific... There would be no difficulty in the way of constructing a railroad from the Atlantic to the pacifi... See More  

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579842

Railway... Indian John Francis...

Item #579842

September 05, 1863

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, London, England, September 5, 1863  The front cover features a halfpage illustration "Burning of the Old Seraglio, Constantinople".Within the issue is "Travelling in Madagascar which contains two halfpage illustrations. Halfpage "The Congress of German Sovereigns at Frankfort: Fireworks on the Banks of the Maine". Fullpage "General Vi... See More  

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578865

Max Valier... Rocket propulsion...

Item #578865

February 11, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 11, 1929



* Max Valier

* Rocket car




This 44 page newspaper has small one column headings on page 6: "Claims 235-Mile Speed" "German Tests Rocket Propulsion With Sled on Frozen Lake" which tells of Austrian Max Valier testing his new rocket automobile.



Other news of the day throughout including period advertising. This issue is in good condi... See More  

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