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Abadan Oil Refinery

Accuracy, Standards of

Across the Andes

Across the Great Salt Lake

Across the Mississippi

Aerial Surveys

Africa, Electricity in Heart of

African Power Scheme

Agricultural Machinery

Agricultural Tractor

Air Conditioning

Aircraft Engines

Airship Design and Equipment

Alaska and Yukon, Pioneering in

Alpine Tunnels

Aluminium Production

American Transcontinental Telephone

American Railroads, Mammoths of

Amusements and the Engineer

Aqueducts to Manchester

Armstrong, William (Lord)

Artesian Bores in Australia

Artesian Wells

Atlantic Cable, First

Australia, Artesian Bores in

Australian Transcontinental Railway

Autobahns of Germany

Automatic Coin Machines


Ball and Roller Bearings

Baltic Canal-White Sea

Bathing Pool, Building a Modern Battersea Power Station

Benz and Daimler, Work of

Bessemer, Sir Henry

Bicycles, How They are Built

Billingham Refinery

Birchenough Bridge

Blue Bird

Boiler Installations, Testing

Boiler, Story of

Boilers in the Making

Boulder Dam

Braking Systems, Modern

Brazil, Hydro-Electric Power in

Brazil, Sao Paulo Railway

Bridges Across the Tyne

Bridges in the Highlands

Bridges, Movable

Bridges of Stockholm

Bridging the St Lawrence

Brindley, James

Britain’s Biggest Ship Canal

Britain’s Electric Power Supplies

Britain’s Streamline Expresses

British Empire's Longest Tunnel

Broadcasting, Hub of British

Brunel, Isambard Kingdom

Building a Great Cathedral

Building a Modern Bathing Pool

Building the Boulder Dam

Building the Menai Bridges

Building the Statue of Liberty

Building the Tower Bridge

Burrinjuck Dam  


Calculating Machines

Canada’s Mineral Wealth

Canada’s Streamlined Engines

Canadian Gold Mine, In a

Canadian Pacific Railway

Canal Building, Triumphs of

Canal Through a Mountain

Canals Across Sweden

Cane Sugar, Manufacture of

Canning the Nations’ Food

[Car] Design of [Early 20th] Century

Car Development in the ‘90s

Cars, Luxury and Light

[Cars] Refinement and Efficiency

[Cars] Ten Years of Progress

Cement and Concrete

Central Telegraph Office

Centrifugal Force

China Clay, Mining

Cinematograph, Story of (1)

Cinematograph, Story of (2)

Class 5 Locomotive

Cliff, Through Warren and

Coal, Handling 2,000,000 Tons

Coal Mine, The Modern

Coin Machines, Automatic

Cold Storage and Refrigeration

Colorado Aqueduct

Colour plates

Compressed Air, Uses of

Concrete, and Cement

Concrete Construction

Conquest of the Dead Sea

Conquest of the Desert

Conquest of the Severn

Conquest of the Rockies

Control of the Tennessee River

Controlling the Thames

Copper, African, Mining

Coral Island Engineering


“Coronation Scot”

Cotton Mill, Machinery of

Crane, The Modern


Daimler and Benz, Work of

Danish Bridges

Dead Sea, Conquest of

Denny-Brown Ship Stabilizing Fin

Desert Reclamation in the West

Destruction of Refuse

Diamonds and the Engineer

Diesel Engine, Story of

Dover Harbour, Building

Dredgers at Work

Droitwich Transmitter


Early [Car] Design of [20th] Century

Early Steam Coaches

Eiffel Tower

Eight-Coupled Locomotive

Electric Excavator

Electric Furnaces

Electric Lifting Magnets

Electric Lighting Developments

Electric Motors and Generators

Electric Power, Britain’s

Electric Power From Mercury

Electric Power From Steam

Electric Totalisator

Electric Travelling Crane

Electrical Auxiliaries

Electrical Research Work

Electricity in the Heart of Africa

Electro-Plating Plant

Embankment, London’s

Emergency Generating Set

Empire Flying Boats

Engineering Models

Engines Under Test

Escalators, and Lifts

Europe’s Highest Telephone Exchange

Europe’s Longest Swing Bridge

Evolution of the Photo-Cell

Explosives and the Engineer


Fight Against Fire

Fight Against Floods

Fighting Famine in India

Fighting the Drought Menace

First Atlantic Cable

First Thames Tunnel

First Transcontinental Telephone Line  

Flights in the Stratosphere

Flour, Milling of

Flying Boats


Forth Bridge

Foundation Methods

France, Harbour Works

From Timber to Newsprint

Fuel for the Modern Steelworks

Furnaces, Electric


Galloway Power Scheme

Garage Equipment

Gas, Vehicles Driven by

Gas Production

Gears and Gear Cutting

Generators, and Electric Motors

George Washington Bridge

Germany’s Overland Canal

Giant Concrete Viaduct

Giant of the Ether

Giant Telescopes

Glasgow, Tunnels Under

Glass, Maufacture of

Gold Dredging Machinery

Gold Mine, In a Canadian

Gold Mining

”Golden Eagle” Locomotive

Golden Gate Bridge

Grain Cargoes

Grass Drying Equipment

Great Danish Bridges

Great Salt Lake, Across the

GWR 4-6-0 Express Engine

Gyroscope, Principle of


Handling 2,000,000 Tons of Coal

Harbour Work in France

Harnessing Light

(Photoelectric Cell)

Harnessing Niagara

Harnessing the Mississippi

Hastings Bathing Pool

High-Pressure Locomotive


Hindiya Barrage

Hollinger Mine

Hong Kong’s Water Supply

How Air is Conditioned

How Bicycles are Built

How Gold is Mined

How Grain Cargoes are Handled

Hub of British Broadcasting

Hudson Bay Railway

Hudson River, Tunnel

Huey Long Bridge

Hydraulic Power, London’s

Hydro-Electric Power in Brazil

Hydroplane Speed Records


India, Fighting Famine

International Exchange

Iraq Pipe Line


Jungfrau Telephone Exchange


King George V Graving Dock

“King George VI” 4-6-0 Engine

Kincardine Swing Bridge


Laggan Dam, Building

Lapland’s Arctic Railway

Lift for 1,000-tons Barges

Lifting Span and Swing Bridges

Lifts and Escalators


Liverpool Cathedral

LMS Pacific Express Locomotive

LNER Streamlined Locomotive

Loading Ships in the Pacific

Locomotive, Origin of

London Loop Road

London’s Dockland Highway

London’s Docks

London’s Hydraulic Power

London’s Riverside Highways

London Tube Extension

London’s Underground Railways

“Lord Howe” 4-6-0 Express

“Lord President” - 2-8-2 Locomotive

Lotschberg Tunnel

Luxury Cars and Light Cars


Machine Tool Development

Machinery of the Cotton Mill

Machinery of the Sawmill

Magazines by the Million

Magnets, Electric Lifting

Making Giant Propellers

Making Radio Receivers

Malayan Tin Mines

Mammoths of American Railroads

Manchester, Aqueducts to

Manchester Ship Canal

Manufacture of a Rotor Shaft

Manufacture of Cane Sugar

Manufacture of Glass

Manufacture of Pottery

Marconi, Guglielmo

Marine Engines and Steamships

Marsh Buggy

Marvels of the Microphone

Measurement of Noise

Mechanical Hammer, Portable

Mechanical Storage of Power

Menai Bridges

Mercury, Electric Power From

Mersey Tunnel

Microphone, Marvels of

Military Engineering

Milling of Flour

Mining for China Clay

Mississippi Floods

Mississippi, Harnessing the

Mixed Traffic Locomotive

Modern Braking Systems

Modern Coal Mine

Modern Cranes

Modern Engineering Research

Modern Foundation Methods

Modern Shoemaking Methods

Modern Telephone Exchanges

Modern Traffic Control

Mont Cenis Tunnel

Monumental Engineering

Moscow’s Great Canal

Moskva-Volga Canal

Motor Car Making, Romance of

Motor Railcar

Motorways of Germany

Mount Pilatus Railway

Movable Bridges

Mundaring Dam, Western Australia

Murdock, William


Nasmyth, James

National Physical Laboratory

National Physical Laboratory (Electrical Research)

New York’s Giant Bridges

Niagara, Harnessing

Niederfinow Barge Lift

Nile Under Control

Noise, Measuremnt of

North Circular Road


Oakland Bay Bridge

Oil, Story of

Oil Engine Construction

Oil-Engined Ship

Oil Refining in Iran

Oil Route from the East

Origin of the Locomotive

Origin of the Steam Engine

Otira Tunnel


 Palestine’s New Harbours

Pangani Falls Power Scheme

Parsons, Sir Charles

Pelton Wheel

Peruvian Central Railway

Petrol from Coal

Photo-Cell, Evolution of

Photoelectric Cell

Photographic supplements

Picture Telegraphy

Pioneering in Alaska and Yukon

Pioneers in Australia

Plano-Milling Machine

Pontine Marshes, Reclaiming the

Portable Mechanical Hammer

Pottery, Manufacture of

Power and the Plough

Power From Scotland’s Lochs

Power Over the Thames

“Princess Elizabeth” (No. 6201)

Principle of the Gyroscope

Printing, Magazines by the Million

Propellers, Making Giant

Prospecting from the Air


Quarrying for Slate

Quebec Bridge


Radio Receivers, Making

Radio Station at Rugby

Railcar, Motor

Reclaiming the Pontine Marshes

Reclaiming the Zuider Zee

Refinement and Efficiency


Refrigeration, and Cold Storage

Refuse, Destruction of

Rennie, John

Road Engineering

Road to Hudson Bay

Roller Bearings

Romance of African Copper

Romance of Motor Car Making

Romance of the Safe Deposit

Rove (Canal) Tunnel

Rugby GPO Radio Station


St Gotthard Tunnel

St Paul’s Cathedral

Safe Deposit, Romance of

 Salvage Engineers at Work

San Francisco's Great Bridges

Sao Paulo Railway

Sawmill, Machinery of

Scaling the Ramparts of Brazil

Scottish Shale Industry

Sending Pictures by Wire

Sennar Dam

Sentinels of the Sea

Servomotor Control

Severn Tunnel

Sewers under London

Shale Industry

Shannon Power Scheme

Shing Mun Dam

Ship Stabilizing Fin

Shoemaking Methods

Silver Mining

Silvertown Way

Simplon Tunnel

Slate, Quarrying

Smeaton, John

Solving the Smoke Problem

Southern Railway Express 4-6-0

Spanning Sydney Harbour

Spanning the Firth of Forth

Standards of Accuracy

State Line Power Station

Statue of Liberty, Building

Steam Coaches, Early

Steam Engine, Origins

Steam Turbine Construction

Steel - From Ingot to Plate

Steel - From Ore to Ingot

Steelworks, Fuel for the Modern

Stephenson, George

Stephenson, Robert

Stockholm, Bridges of

Stone and Steel on Pilatus

Story of Gas Production

Story of London’s Docks

Story of Oil

Story of the Boiler

Story of the Cinematograph (1)

Story of the Cinematograph (2)

Story of the Diesel Engine

Story of the Tay Bridges

Story of Tyre Production

Stratosphere, Flights in

Stuart, Herbert Akroyd

Subterranean London

Sweden, Canals Across

Sweden’s Hydro-Electric Schemes

Swedish Turbine-Driven Locomotive

Swimming Pool Machinery

Swing Bridges

Sydney Harbour Bridge


Taming the Euphrates

Tay Bridges

Telegraph Office, Central

Telephone Exchange, Europe’s Highest

Telephone Exchanges

Telephone, International Exchange

Telephone Pioneers in America

Telescopes, Giant

Television, Triumph of

Telford, Thomas

Ten Years of Progress


Tennessee Valley Authority

Testing Boiler Installations

Thames, Controlling the

Thames, Power Over the

Thames Tunnel, First

Through Cliff and Warren


(high-speed car)

Tin Mines of Malaya

Totalisator, Electric

Tower Bridge, Building

Tractor, Agicultural

Traffic Lights

Tramway Cars and Trolley Buses

Trans-Siberian Route

Transandine Railway

Transcontinental Telephone Line  

Transporter Bridges

Trevithick, Richard

Triumph of Speed

Triumph of Television

Triumphs of Canal Building

Trolley Buses, and Tramway Cars

Tunkhannock Viaduct, Pennsylvania

Tunnelling the Hudson

Tunnels Under Glasgow

Turbine-Driven Locomotive

Turbine Locomotives

Turbine Rotor Shaft, Maufacture of

Tyne, Bridges Across

Tyre Production


Underground Railways, London’s

Unit Construction

Uses of Compressed Air


Vehicles Driven by Gas

Victoria Falls Bridge


Walkerburn, Hydro-Electric Power

Warren, Through Cliff and

Water for London’s Millions

Water for Western Australia

Water Softeners

Watt, James

Welder, Craft of

White Sea-Baltic Canal

Whitworth, Sir Joseph

Windmills and Their Story

Work of Benz and Daimler

World’s Greatest Aqueduct

World’s Highest Buildings

World’s Land Speed Record

World’s Largest Graving Dock


X-Rays in Industry


Yarrow Water Tube Boiler

Yukon and Alaska, Pioneering in


Zuider Zee, Reclaiming the