Stories of Inventors: The Adventures of Inventors and Engineers by Doubleday

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Author Doubleday, Russell, 1872-1949
Title Stories of Inventors: The Adventures of Inventors and Engineers
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.
Credits Produced by Dave Morgan and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team
Language English
LoC Class T: Technology
Subject Inventions
Subject Inventors
Category Text
EBook-No. 11368
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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