The Great Industries of the United States: Being an Historical Summary of the Origin, Growth, and Perfection of the Chief Industrial Arts of this Country

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J. B. Burr & Hyde, 1872 - Industries - 1304 pages
 

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Chapter on Sewing Silk & Machine Twist, history of foreign manufacture, nonotuck

Contents

PRINTING AND THE PRINTING PRESS
57
COMPOSING STICK
64
TEN CYLINDER TYPEREVOLVING PRINTING MACHINE
68
SINGLE LARGE CYLINDER PRINTING MACHINE
71
a ALLEGORICAL REPRESENTATION OF THE PRINTING PRESS
72
WATCHES AND MACHINE WATCHMAKING
73
THE FIRST WATCH MADB BY MACHINERY IN AMERICA
78
PURLFYING AND HEATING WATER FOR STEAM BOILERS
82
THE BULLS BYE 55 ENGINE ROOM _ 66 STILWELLS PATENT HEATER AND LIME CATCHER
84
6L A HUDSON BITEB STEAMBOAT
99
SHTPBUILDKG
101
EARLY NAVIGATION OF THE PHOENICIANS
102
BEATING UP THE HARBOR
108
CABINET AND PARLOR ORGANS
109
CABINET ORGAN WEIGHT 278 POUNDS
110
CABINET ORGAN WEIGHT 862 POUNDS
119
CUIID PLAYING THE REEDS
121
AXES AND PLOWS
122
COLLINS COS WORK8 COLLINSYILLE CONN
124
VIEW OP THE STEAMHAMMER
129
THE TEMPERING FURNACE 182
131
ANCIENT PLOW 188
133
CHINESE PLOW 184
134
ECLIPSE GANG PLOW 188
138
THE GRINDING SHOP
140
CUBAN MACHETE
142
BROAD AXE
143
8S THE CAST CASTSTEEL COULTER PLOW
147
MANUFACTURE OF SALT
148
COINS
151
THE ICE TRADE
156
THE OLD OAK
163
ICE BY THE WHOLESALE
166
ORNAMENTAL TAILPIECE
168
GOING TO THE MILL
169
LITHOGRAPHY
170
STEREOTYPING
175
STEREOTYPE FOUNDRY
177
A HAPPY FAMILY
180
BOOKMAKING
181
PRINTING THE SHEETS
184
FOLDING GATHERING AND SEWING THE SHEETS
187
PRINTINGOFFICE OF CASELOCKWOOD BRA1NARD HARTFORD CONN
188
10s EMBLEMS OF LITERATURE
191
KNITTING BY HAND
192
WORKS OF LAMB KNITTING MACHINE MFG CO CHICOPEE FALLS MS
196
111 LAMB KNITTING MACHINE
199
THE FARMERS DAUGHTERS
200
THE WRITING SCHOOL
201
THE KNIGHT OF THE OLUEPOT
209
ORNAMENTAL TAILPIECE
213
VENEERING
214
THE COUNTRY SCHOOL MAAM
217
TnE OLDFASHIONED SCHOOLHOUSE
220
MODERN HIGH SCHOOL
222
THE MODERN COUNTRY SCHOOLHOUSE
224
SCHOOLFURNITURE
225
ROGERS GROUPSCHOOL EXAMINATION
226
ASSEMBLYROOM DESKS AND SETTEES
227
BOOKS
228
JOHN RUSSELL MANUFACTURING CO GREEN KIVER WORKS MASS
232
CUTLERY
233
TRYING TO BE MEN 289
247
CO NEW YORK
258
THE RAGING ELEMENT
261
FIREENGINE ON DUTY
266
WAREROOMS OF ALBERT F ALLEN PROVIDENCE R I
270
THE SPRAY NOZZLE
274
CRUMBS SWEPT UP
277
BRUSHES OF VARIOUS KINDS
284
A ROPE WALK
285
OLD STYLE TAILPIECE
288
RAISING THE CURTAIN
289
SELFADJUSTING CURTAIN FIXTURE
292
CLOTHES HOOKS
293
WINDOW SHADE
294
A TOUGH SOLE
295
S 8 PUTNAM COS WORKS NEPON8ET MASS
298
HORSESHOEING
302
AN OIL WELL 808
303
GAS FIXTURES 807
307
CHANDELIER AND GAS FIXTURES 318
322
STEINWAY fc SONS PIANO FORTE MANUFACTORY S26 167 THE SQUARE PIANOFORTE
331
COMING THRO THE RYE 832
339
CLIPPER MOWER 840
344
PASSTNO AN OBSTRUCTION
347
16a THE FARMERS EMBLEMS
348
THE FOUNDRYMAN 849
357
SAWING LOGS 863
367
KEYSTONE SAW WORKS HENRY DISSTON SON PHILADELPHIA 872
389
MAKING A OAROM
390
PHELAN ft COLLENDERS WORKS TENTH AVENUE NEW YORK
396
ARTIFICIAL LIMB IN SITTING POSITION 483
433
LOVE AMONG THE ROSES
434
JEWELRY AND ITS MANUFACTURE
435
THE JEWELERS WINDOW 485
441
STOVES AND RANGES
442
QWLL AND METALLIC PENS
457
FIRE PUMPS
465
THREAD MACHINERY
472
COPPER
479
STEEL AND COPPERPLATE ENGRAVING
487
SCALES
493
BEDS
501
STEAM AND THE STEAM ENGINE
507
CALICO PRINTING
523
NARROW GAUGE RAILROADS
533
SEWING SILK AND MACHINE TWIST
542
FIREARMS
555
LATEST IMPROVEMENTS IN UTILIZATION OF STEAM
563
ARCHITECTURAL IRON WORK
574
BANK NOTE ENGRAVING
583
ARMORED VESSELS AND ARTILLERY
597
LINEN COLLAR AND CUFF MANUFACTURE
607
RAILROAD CARS
618
HAIR CLOTH
630
FIREWORKS
641
CALLIOPES 651
652
OIL CLOTH
661
SOAP ITS HISTORY AND MANUFACTURE
675
IRON WORKING MACHINERY
684
AGRICULTURAL HAND IMPLEMENTS
693
LASTS
699
GUNPOWDER
705
THE EXPRESS BUSINESS
713
FANCY LOOM MAKING
721
AMERICAN LEAD PENCILS
728
RULES 789
739
BROOMS
745
MERCURY OR QUICKSILVER
761
SILK DRESS GOODS
770
HATS AND THE1K MANUFACTURE
776
ILLUMINATING GAS
784
NARROW TEXTILE FABRICS
792
CARRIAGEBUILDING
803
BREACH LOADING FIRE ARMS
813
LUMBER AND LUMBERING
820
POTTERY AND PORCELAIN
826
CARPETS
834
STEAM FIRE ENGINES
840
BRITANNIA WARE
852
LD7E INSURANCE
860
THE TARIFF A PROTECTION TO MANUFACTURES
868
PHOTOGRAPHY
874
A NEW METHOD OF TRANSPORTATION
882
GLASS
889
FERMENTED LIQUORS
898
SCREWWRENCHES
906
WOOLLEN MANUFACTURES
914
MODERN INVENTION IN DOMESTIC INDUSTRY
920
STEEL
931
THE GATLING GUN
944
CHEESE AND ITS MANUFACTURE
951
COTTON MANUFACTURES
964
CAOUTCHOUC OR INDIARUBBER
971
VARNISH
985
FLOUR
994
SAFES AND SAFETY LOCKS
1007
RAILROADS
1020
ROLLED SHEET BRASS
1045
HOISTING MACHINERY
1055
LEAD AND ZINC
1064
BANKS AND BANKING
1079
FURNITURE
1099
THE POST OFFICE
1116
SPOOLCOTTON THREAD
1126
CLOCKS
1138
PAPER FURNISHING GOODS
1143
FIRE INSURANCE
1151
THE TREASURY
1161
COTTON AND WOOLLEN MACHINERY
1173
COMBS
1179
HOTELS
1186
FISH CULTURE
1198
GAS AND WATER PD?E
1207
NEWSPAPERS
1214
MATCHES
1223
AMERICAN MAGNETIC TELEGRAPH
1233
LADffiS BOOTS AND SHOES
1250
WOOD TYPE
1265
CARRIAGE AXLES AND SPRINGS
1272
STENCEL PLATES
1282
QUARRIES
1289

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Page 96 - where the song of the boatman would enliven the stillness of his resting place, and the music of the steam engine soothe his spirit.
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