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April 7, 1894 Scientific American

I bought this issue for the article on the windmill in St. James. I found these additional pages interesting, too.


This article is about the 150 foot windmill in St. James, Long Island, NY, built by Andrew J. Corcoran for the estate of Prescott Hall Butler. Click the section of the column to read the complete article.
Interesting adsInteresting ads, including for Kodak and bicycles
Left: On page 211 is this article about steering boats uing a telephone. It's creative, I'll admit, but it's easy to see why this wasn't used.

Click the image at the left to read the complete article.


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