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Title: Scientific American Supplement, Vol. XV., No. 388, June 9, 1883
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SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT NO. 388
NEW YORK, June 9, 1883
Scientific American Supplement. Vol. XV., No. 388.
Scientific American established 1845
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TABLE OF CONTENTS.
I. ENGINEERING.--Farcot's Improved Woolf Compound Engine.--4
The "Swallow," a New Vehicle.
Boring an Oil Well.
A Cement Reservoir.--2 figures.
II. TECHNOLOGY.--Iron and Steel.--By BARNARD SAMUELSON.
The world's production of pig iron.--Wonderful uses and demands
for iron and steel.--Progress of Bessemer steel.--Latest
improvements in iron making.--Honors and rewards to inventors.
--Growth of the Siemens-Martin process.--The future of iron and
steel.--Relations between employers and workmen.
Machine for Grinding Lithographic Inks and Colors.--1 figure.
A new Evaporating apparatus.--2 figures.