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M

Machine Tool Development - 26

Machinery of the Cotton Mill - 16

Machinery of the Sawmill - 36

Magazines by the Million - 13

Magnets, Electric Lifting (colour plate) - 27

Magnets, Electric Lifting - 27

Making Giant Propellers - 23

Making Radio Receivers - 26

Malayan Tin Mines - 18

Mammoths of American Railroads - 38

Manchester, Aqueducts to - 52

Manchester Ship Canal - 10-11

Manufacture of a Rotor Shaft - 16

Manufacture of Cane Sugar - 39

Manufacture of Glass - 21

Manufacture of Pottery - 46

Marconi, Guglielmo - 44

Marine Engines and Steamships - 33

Marsh Buggy - 40

Marvels of the Microphone - 42

Measurement of Noise - 46

Mechanical Hammer, Portable - 26

Mechanical Storage of Power - 52

Menai Bridges - 4

Mercury, Electric Power From - 52

Mersey Tunnel - 2

Mersey Tunnel (colour plate) - 2

Microphone, Marvels of - 42

Military Engineering - 40-41

Milling of Flour - 29

Mining for China Clay - 50

Mississippi Floods - 27-28

Mississippi, Harnessing the - 40

Mixed Traffic Locomotive - 43

Modern Braking Systems - 35

Modern Coal Mine - 12-13

Modern Cranes - 8

Modern Cranes (photo supplement) - 8

Modern Engineering Research - 25

Modern Foundation Methods - 27

Modern Shoemaking Methods - 50

Modern Telephone Exchanges -17

Modern Traffic Control - 19

Mont Cenis Tunnel - 48-49

Monumental Engineering - 44

Moscow’s Great Canal - 19-20

Moskva-Volga Canal - 19-20

Motor Car Making, Romance of - 4

Motor Railcar - 33

Motorways of Germany - 30

Motorways of Germany (photo supplement) - 30

Mount Pilatus Railway - 7

Mount Pilatus Railway (photo supplement) - 7

Movable Bridges - 40

Movable Bridges (colour plate) - 40

Mundaring Weir, Western Australia - 25

Murdock, William - 14


N

Nasmyth, James - 10

National Physical Laboratory - 25

National Physical Laboratory (Electrical Research) - 37

New York’s Giant Bridges - 11

New York’s Giant Bridges (photo supplement) - 11

Niagara, Harnessing - 1

Niederfinow Barge Lift - 21

Nile Under Control - 5

Nile Under Control (photo supplement) - 5

Noise, Measuremnt of - 46

North Circular Road - 2


O

Oakland Bay Bridge - 1

Oil, Story of - 5

Oil Engine Construction - 41

Oil-Engined Ship - 38

Oil Refining in Iran - 22-23

Oil Route from the East - 1-2

Origin of the Locomotive - 41

Origin of the Steam Engine - 20

Otira Tunnel - 23-24


P

 Palestine’s New Harbours - 8

Pangani Falls Power Scheme - 47-48

Parsons, Sir Charles - 47

Pelton Wheel - 23

Pelton Wheel (colour plate) - 23

Peruvian Central Railway - 8-9

Petrol from Coal - 25

Photo-Cell, Evolution of - 17

Photoelectric Cell - 13

Picture Telegraphy - 20

Pioneering in Alaska and Yukon - 11-12

Pioneers in Australia - 21-22

Plano-Milling Machine - 13

Pontine Marshes, Reclaiming the - 24-25

Portable Mechanical Hammer - 26

Pottery, Manufacture of - 46

Power and the Plough - 22

Power From Scotland’s Lochs - 6

Power Over the Thames - 46

“Princess Elizabeth” (No. 6201) - 8

Principle of the Gyroscope - 26

Printing, Magazines by the Million - 13

Propellers, Making Giant - 23

Prospecting from the Air - 25-26


Q

Quarrying for Slate - 39

Quebec Bridge - 44-45


R

Radio Receivers, Making - 26

Radio Station at Rugby - 1

Railcar, Motor - 33

Reclaiming the Pontine Marshes - 24-25

Reclaiming the Zuider Zee - 49

Reclaiming the Zuider Zee (photo supplement) - 49

Refinement and Efficiency [Cars] - 52-53

Refrigeration, and Cold Storage - 45

Refuse, Destruction of - 24

Rennie, John - 36

Road Engineering - 49

Road to Hudson Bay - 18-19

Roller Bearings - 33

Romance of African Copper - 15

Romance of African Copper (photo supplement) - 15

Romance of Motor Car Making - 4

Romance of the Safe Deposit - 10

Rove (Canal) Tunnel - 29-30

Rugby GPO Radio Station - 1


S

St Gotthard Tunnel - 48-49

St Paul’s Cathedral - 35

Safe Deposit, Romance of - 10

 Salvage Engineers at Work - 7-8

San Francisco's Great Bridges - 1

Sao Paulo Railway - 2-3

Sawmill, Machinery of - 36

Scaling the Ramparts of Brazil - 2-3

Scottish Shale Industry - 30

Sending Pictures by Wire - 20

Sennar Dam - 9-10

Sentinels of the Sea - 4

Servomotor Control - 42

Severn Tunnel - 20-21

Sewers under London - 18

Shale Industry - 30

Shannon Power Scheme - 12

Shannon Power Scheme (photo supplement) - 12

Shing Mun Dam - 20

Ship Stabilizing Fin - 27

Shoemaking Methods - 50

Silver Mining - 52

Silvertown Way - 26

Silvertown Way (photo supplement) - 26

Simplon Tunnel - 48-49

Slate, Quarrying - 39

Smeaton, John - 9

Solving the Smoke Problem - 32

Southern Railway Express 4-6-0 - 25

Spanning Sydney Harbour - 48

Spanning Sydney Harbour (colour plate) - 48

Spanning the Firth of Forth - 3

Spanning the Firth of Forth (photo supplement) - 3

Standards of Accuracy - 49

State Line Power Station - 14

Statue of Liberty, Building - 29

Steam Coaches, Early - 8

Steam Engine, Origins - 20

Steam Turbine Construction - 50

Steam Turbine Construction (colour plate) - 50

Steel - From Ingot to Plate - 46

Steel - From Ore to Ingot - 24

Steel - From Ore to Ingot (photo supplement) - 24

Steelworks, Fuel for the Modern - 6

Stephenson, George - 35

Stephenson, Robert - 46

Stockholm, Bridges of - 41

Stockholm, Bridges of (photo supplement) - 41

Stone and Steel on Pilatus - 7

Stone and Steel on Pilatus (photo

supplement) - 7

Story of Gas Production - 2

Story of London’s Docks - 45

Story of London’s Docks (photo supplement) - 45

Story of Oil - 5

Story of the Boiler - 30

Story of the Cinematograph (1) - 32-33

Story of the Cinematograph (2) - 35-36

Story of the Diesel Engine - 11

Story of the Tay Bridges - 38-39

Story of Tyre Production - 36-37

Stratosphere, Flights in - 34

Streamlined Giant, Canadian (colour plate) - 10

Stuart, Herbert Ackroyd - 29

Subterranean London - 18

Sweden, Canals Across - 49-50

Sweden’s Hydro-Electric Schemes - 34-35

Swedish Turbine-Driven Locomotive - 6

Swimming Pool Machinery - 49

Swing Bridges - 15

Sydney Harbour Bridge - 48

Sydney Harbour Bridge (colour plate) - 48


T

Taming the Euphrates -17-18

Tay Bridges - 38-39

Telegraph Office, Central - 25

Telephone Exchanges -17

Telephone, International Exchange - 31

Telephone Pioneers in America - 30-31

Telescopes, Giant - 6

Television, Triumph of - 7

Telford, Thomas - 7

Ten Years of Progress [Cars] - 48

Tennessee Valley Authority - 32

Tennessee Valley Authority (photo supplement) - 32

Testing Boiler Installations - 34

Thames, Controlling the - 52

Thames, Controlling the (colour plate) - 52

Thames, Power Over the - 46

Thames Tunnel, First - 11

Through Cliff and Warren - (42-43)

“Thunderbolt” (high-speed car) - 53

Tin Mines of Malaya - 18

Totalisator, Electric - 44

Tower Bridge, Building - 20

Tower Bridge (colour plate) - 20

Tractor, Agicultural - 21

Traffic Lights - 19

Tramway Cars and Trolley Buses - 32

Trans-Siberian Route - 15-16

Transandine Railway - 8-9

Transporter Bridges - 13

Trevithick, Richard - 12

Triumph of Speed - 53

Triumph of Television - 7

Triumphs of Canal Building - 51

Triumphs of Canal Building (photo supplement) - 51

Trolley Buses, and Tramway Cars - 32

Tunkhannock Viaduct, Pennsylvania - 31

Tunnelling the Hudson - 14-15

Tunnels Under Glasgow - 28-29

Turbine-Driven Locomotive - 6

Turbine Locomotives - 19

Turbine Rotor Shaft, Maufacture of - 16

Tyne Bridge (colour plate) - 33

Tyne, Bridges Across - 33

Tyre Production - 36-37


U

Underground Railways, London’s - 36

Unit Construction - 33

Uses of Compressed Air - 37


V

Vehicles Driven by Gas - 28

Victoria Falls Bridge - 14

Victoria Falls Bridge (photo supplement) - 14


W

Walkerburn, Hydro-Electric Power - 52

Warren, Through Cliff and - (42-43)

Water for London’s Millions - 8

Water for Western Australia - 25

Water Softeners - 43

Watt, James - 43

Welder, Craft of - 15

White Sea-Baltic Canal - 37-38

Whitworth, Sir Joseph - 24

Windmills and Their Story - 41-42

Work of Benz and Daimler - 39

World’s Greatest Aqueduct - 43

World’s Greatest Aqueduct (photo supplement) - 43

World’s Highest Buildings - 17

World’s Highest Buildings (photo supplement) - 17

World’s Land Speed Record - 6-7

World’s Largest Graving Dock - 18

World’s Largest Graving Dock (photo supplement) - 18


X

X-Rays in Industry - 9


Y

Yarrow Water Tube Boiler - 22

Yukon and Alaska, Pioneering in - 11-12


Z

Zuider Zee, Reclaiming the - 49

Zuider Zee, Reclaiming the (photo supplement) - 49


A

Abadan Oil Refinery - 22-23

Accuracy, Standards of - 49

Across the Andes - 8-9

Across the Great Salt Lake - 53

Across the Mississippi - 19

Across the Mississippi (photo supplement) - 19

Aerial Surveys - 25-26

Africa, Electricity in Heart of - 13

African Power Scheme - 47-48

Agricultural Machinery - 22

Agricultural Tractor - 21

Air Conditioning - 12

Aircraft Engine Being Tested (colour plate) - 21

Aircraft Engines - 21

Airship Design and Equipment - 9

Airship Design and Equipment (photo supplement) - 9

Alaska and Yukon, Pioneering in - 11-12

Alpine Tunnels - 48-49

Aluminium Production - 39

American Transcontinental Telephone - 30-31

American Railroads, Mammoths of - 38

Amusements and the Engineer - 29

Aqueducts to Manchester - 52

Armstrong, William (Lord) - 31

Artesian Bores in Australia - 51-52

Artesian Wells - 4

Atlantic Cable, First - 45-46

Australia, Artesian Bores in - 51-52

Australian Transcontinental Railway - 21-22

Autobahns of Germany - 30

Autobahns of Germany (photo supplement) - 30

Automatic Coin Machines - 51


B

Ball and Roller Bearings - 33

Baltic Canal-White Sea - 37-38

Bathing Pool, Building a Modern - 26

Battersea Power Station - 5-6

Benz and Daimler, Work of - 39

Bessemer Converter (colour plate) - 6

Bessemer, Sir Henry - 5

Bicycles, How They are Built - 43

Billingham Refinery - 25

Birchenough Bridge - 22

Birchenough Bridge (photo supplement) - 22

Blue Bird - 43-44

Boiler Installations, Testing - 34

Boiler, Story of - 30

Boilers in the Making - 40

Boulder Dam - 2

Boulder Dam (photo supplement) - 2

Braking Systems, Modern - 35

Brazil, Hydro-Electric Power in - 50-51

Brazil, Sao Paulo Railway - 2-3

Bridges Across the Tyne - 33

Bridges in the Highlands - 21

Bridges, Movable - 40

Bridges, Movable (colour plate) - 40

Bridges of Stockholm - 41

Bridges of Stockholm (photo supplement) - 41

Bridging the St Lawrence - 44-45

Brindley, James - 21

Britain’s Biggest Ship Canal - 10-11

Britain’s Electric Power Supplies - 3

Britain’s Streamline Expresses - 31

British Empire's Longest Tunnel - 23-24

Broadcasting, Hub of British - 48

Brunel, Isambard Kingdom - 18

Building a Great Cathedral - 35

Building a Great Cathedral (photo supplement) - 35

Building a Modern Bathing Pool - 26

Building the Boulder Dam - 2

Building the Boulder Dam (photo supplement) - 2

Building the Menai Bridges - 4

Building the Statue of Liberty - 29

Building the Tower Bridge - 20

Building the Tower Bridge (colour plate) - 20

Burrinjuck Dam (colour plate) - 13


C

Calculating Machines - 47

Canada’s Mineral Wealth - 33-34

Canada’s Streamlined Engines - 10

Canadian Gold Mine, In a - 46-47

Canadian Pacific Railway - 14

Canal Building, Triumphs of - 51

Canal Building, Triumphs of (photo supplement) - 51

Canal Through a Mountain - 29-30

Canals Across Sweden - 49-50

Cane Sugar, Manufacture of - 39

Canning the Nation’s Food - 28

“Canopus” Flying Boat (colour plate) - 1

[Car] Design of [Early 20th] Century - 45

Car Development in the ‘90s - 40

Cars, Luxury and Light - 50

[Cars] Refinement and Efficiency - 52-53

[Cars] Ten Years of Progress - 48

Cement and Concrete - 38

Central Telegraph Office - 25

Centrifugal Force - 48

China Clay, Mining - 50

Cinematograph, Story of (1) - 32-33

Cinematograph, Story of (2) - 35-36

Class 5 Locomotive - 43

Coal, Handling 2,000,000 Tons - 10

Coal Mine, The Modern - 12-13

Coin Machines, Automatic - 51

Cold Storage and Refrigeration - 45

Colorado Aqueduct - 43

Colorado Aqueduct (photo supplement) - 43

Compressed Air, Uses of - 37

Concrete Construction - 51

Concrete Mixing Plant (colour plate) - 38

Conquest of the Dead Sea - 12

Conquest of the Desert - 9-10

Conquest of the Severn - 20-21

Conquest of the Rockies - 14

Control of the Tennessee River - 32

Control of the Tennessee River (photo supplement) - 32

Controlling the Thames - 52

Controlling the Thames (colour plate) - 52

Copper, African, Mining - 15

Copper, African, Mining (photo supplement) - 15

Coral Island Engineering - 16

“Coronation” - 31

“Coronation Scot” - 31

“Coronation Scot” Leaving London (colour plate) - 31

Cotton Mill, Machinery of - 16

Crane, The Modern - 8

Crane, The Modern (photo supplement) - 8


D

Daimler and Benz, Work of - 39

Danish Bridges - 16-17

Dead Sea, Conquest of - 12

Denny-Brown Ship Stabilizing Fin - 27

Desert Reclamation in the West - 37

Desert Reclamation in the West (photo supplement) - 37

Destruction of Refuse - 24

Diamonds and the Engineer - 31-32

Diesel Engine, Story of - 11

Dover Harbour, Building - 15

Dredgers at Work - 34

Droitwich Transmitter - 48


E

Early [Car] Design of [20th] Century - 45

Early Steam Coaches - 8

Eiffel Tower - 41

Eiffel Tower (photo supplement) - 41

Eight-Coupled Locomotive - 51

Electric Excavator - 5

Electric Furnaces - 45

Electric Lifting Magnets (colour plate) - 27

Electric Lifting Magnets - 27

Electric Lighting Developments - 22

Electric Motors and Generators - 35

Electric Power, Britain’s - 3

Electric Power From Mercury - 52

Electric Power From Steam - 14

Electric Totalisator - 44

Electric Travelling Crane - 3

Electrical Auxiliaries - 46

Electrical Auxiliaries (photo supplement) - 46

Electrical Research Work - 37

Electricity in the Heart of Africa - 13

Electro-Plating Plant - 30

Embankment, London’s - 23

Emergency Generating Set - 20

Empire Flying Boats - 1

Engineering Models - 52

Engines Under Test - 44

Escalators, and Lifts - 23

Europe’s Highest Telephone Exchange - 27

Europe’s Longest Swing Bridge - 28

Europe’s Longest Swing Bridge (photo supplement) - 28

Evolution of the Photo-Cell - 17

Explosives and the Engineer - 24


F

Fight Against Fire- 7

Fight Against Floods - 27-28

Fighting Famine in India - 3-4

Fighting the Drought Menace - 13-14

First Atlantic Cable - 45-46

First Thames Tunnel - 11

Flights in the Stratosphere - 34

Flour, Milling of - 29

Flying Boats - 1

Foreword - 1

Forth Bridge - 3

Forth Bridge (photo supplement) - 3

Foundation Methods - 27

France, Harbour Works - 40

From Cliff Top to Lighthouse (colour plate) - 4

From Timber to Newsprint - 9

Fuel for the Modern Steelworks - 6

Furnaces, Electric - 45


G

Galloway Power Scheme - 6

Garage Equipment - 27

Gas, Vehicles Driven by - 28

Gas Production - 2

Gears and Gear Cutting - 38

Generators, and Electric Motors - 35

George Washington Bridge - 36

George Washington Bridge (colour plate) - 36

Germany’s Overland Canal - 6

Giant Concrete Viaduct - 31

Giant of the Air (colour plate) - 1

Giant of the Ether - 1

Giant Telescopes - 6

Gigantic Hydraulic Press (colour plate) - 46

Glasgow, Tunnels Under - 28-29

Glass, Maufacture of - 21

Gold Dredger (colour plate) - 1

Gold Dredging Machinery - 44

Gold Mine, In a Canadian - 46-47

Gold Mining - 3

”Golden Eagle” Locomotive - 12

Golden Gate Bridge - 1

Grain Cargoes - 27

Grain From Overseas (colour plate) - 29

Grass Drying Equipment - 47

Great Danish Bridges - 16-17

Great Salt Lake, Across the - 53

GWR 4-6-0 Express Engine - 18

Gyroscope, Principle of - 26


H

Handling 2,000,000 Tons of Coal - 10

Harbour Work in France - 40

Harnessing Light (Photoelectric Cell) - 13

Harnessing Niagara - 1

Harnessing Niagara (photo supplement) - 1

Harnessing the Mississippi - 40

Hastings Bathing Pool - 26

High-Pressure Locomotive - 14

High-Pressure Converters (colour plate) - 25

”Hindenburg” - 9

“Hindenburg” (photo supplement) - 9

Hindiya Barrage -17-18

Hollinger Mine - 46-47

Hong Kong’s Water Supply - 20

How Air is Conditioned - 12

How Bicycles are Built - 43

How Gold is Mined - 3

How Grain Cargoes are Handled - 27

Hub of British Broadcasting - 48

Hudson Bay Railway - 18-19

Hudson River, Tunnel - 14-15

Huey Long Bridge - 19

Huey Long Bridge (photo supplement) - 19

Hydraulic Power, London’s - 51

Hydraulic Press, Gigantic (colour plate) - 46

Hydro-Electric Power in Brazil - 50-51

Hydroplane Speed Records - 43-44


I

Index - 53

India, Fighting Famine - 3-4

International Exchange - 31

Iraq Pipe Line - 1-2


J

Jungfrau Telephone Exchange - 27


K

King George V Graving Dock - 18

King George V Graving Dock (photo supplement) - 18

“King George VI” 4-6-0 Engine - 18

Kincardine Swing Bridge - 28

Kincardine Swing Bridge (photo supplement) - 28


L

Laggan Dam, Building (colour plate) - 39

Lapland’s Arctic Railway - 4-5

Large Water Tube Boiler (colour plate) - 34

Lift for 1,000-tons Barges - 21

Lifting Span and Swing Bridges - 15

Lifts and Escalators - 23

Lighthouses - 4

Little Belt Bridge (colour plate) - 16

Liverpool Cathedral - 35

Liverpool Cathedral (photo supplement) - 35

LMS Pacific Express Locomotive - 8

LNER Streamlined Locomotive - 12

Loading Ships in the Pacific - 16

Locomotive, Origin of - 41

London Loop Road - 2

London’s Dockland Highway - 26

London’s Dockland Highway (photo supplement)

- 26

London’s Docks - 45

London’s Docks (photo supplement) - 45

London’s Hydraulic Power - 51

London’s Riverside Highways - 23

London Tube Extension - 36

London’s Underground Railways - 36

“Lord Howe” 4-6-0 Express - 25

“Lord President” - 2-8-2 Locomotive - 51

Lotschberg Tunnel - 48-49

Luxury Cars and Light Cars - 50