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Title: Stories of Inventors The Adventures Of Inventors And Engineers Author: Russell Doubleday Release Date: February 29, 2004 [EBook #11368] Language: English Character set encoding: ISO-8859-1 *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK STORIES OF INVENTORS *** Produced by Dave Morgan and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team [Illustration: MARCONI READING A MESSAGE] STORIES OF INVENTORS The Adventures Of Inventors And Engineers. True Incidents And Personal Experiences By RUSSELL DOUBLEDAY 1904 ACKNOWLEDGMENT The author and publishers take pleasure in acknowledging the courtesy of _The Scientific American_ _The Booklovers Magazine_ _The Holiday Magazine_, and Messrs.
Wood & Nathan Company for the use of a number of illustrations in this book. From _The Scientific American_, illustrations facing pages 16, 48, 78, 80, 88, 94, 118, 126, 142, and 162. Sun Apr 02 16:36:46 2017 2 From _The Booklovers Magazine_, illustrations facing pages 184, 190, 194, and 196. From _The Holiday Magazine_, illustrations facing pages 100 and 110. CONTENTS How Guglielmo Marconi Telegraphs Without Wires Santos-Dumont and His Air-Ship How a Fast Train Is Run How Automobiles Work The Fastest Steamboats The Life-Savers and Their Apparatus Moving Pictures--Some Strange Subjects and How They Were Taken Bridge Builders and Some of Their Achievements Submarines in War and Peace Long-Distance Telephony--What Happens When You Talk into a Telephone Receiver A Machine That Thinks--A Type-Setting Machine That Makes Mathematical Calculations How Heat Produces Cold--Artificial Ice-Making LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS Marconi Reading a Message _Fro...

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