Hedge's Corn Sacller

1847 Scientific American  
356 SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN. NEW INVENTIONS. Im.proyed Pails engel' Car. Mr. 8tow .. lI, Silperilitendent of the Nor· wich &ld Worcester Rlilroad, ha� had a new passen;!"r car consh ucted under his directi"., wi th accomrn",lations for 80 passengprs. The '!Ieats al'e fitted up in a mo.t c o mfurtah l e and elt'gant st)'le, lind the great improvement con· fiillts in the manner -If their construction, whereby passengers can go to sleep as quietl) as sitting in a parlor on a rocking chail',-th e
more » ... chail',-th e lIeats being so sWllng a8 to destroy much of the jarring an" jerfcillg experienced Oil the very best of ollr railroadd. We have not as yet been i"f .. rmed of the preci&e manner of their cnnitrllction, but tl> sle�p and travel au the railruad mu,t he the very achme of modern commercial ""thuBia. Bce Hive. A g"IIt\<'!man In Norw leh, Ct., 11M "';'1de 80me impwHment in the Bf'e Hive, which is said to he Hry Iwne ficial . It is III' the u"u· altilrm, hut closed .t the hul1"m, with a close fit ling lid. covererl wilh wire cloth, n b out e meshes to the inch. This allows alI tlie dirt I and chips ()f comb made by the bees tn �ift through ; and admits '<officient ail' r .... ventil· ation It i. hun;; on hutt�, alld call he ope')· ed, to brush off allY dead bN'S, or olh,'r sub· Wronght lr&n Tube ltIncblnr. This i uvell tio n relutl's tu the manufacture "f welded wrought iron tubes, the novt'lty of wldch e(ll1sist� in furming nat p ieces of wrHtJght iron, with chamfered edges! intu tllt)£,8 with o\'el'.l"p joints fur whi',h purpose tllere is employed, duri";� theclosing the seorn or joint,a het and cold blast.pparotu. applied between the rolls directly upon the seam 01' joint tu be welded, these scams b y the i nter· vention of a mandril placed inside the partly formed tube, vertically between the pi n ch of the two r"JI., cause the seam or jllint (which is kept by the blast appnratus in a f"eible .tat�) to he welded togerher by the <'xterllal pi'flsst!re (If tbe rull:i afureiJaid, the en;_ �ravit1g8 J, 2,3, 4, �n POl't" of the machine in section Fig. 1, is a verlicalsidesection on a FIG.!. stance tO(l large to fdll through the wire. Near small &("J/e, the same leiters of reference ap. the top, directly over the drawers, is an inch "lying in each case to suita hle correspondin g auger hol e, for the passage of the" WOl kers." I parts. A A, are s ta n dard (I'ames; B B, are This aperture, being at the top of the swarm, the rolls shown in sectilln C C, the shafts all has alwaJB" duster of busy bees about it, so which thpy revolve, the periphery of which tnat no miller can enter; and there is no oth. are semi.cil·cular, so thatwhen placed together er mode of i�gre.s, N"thing larger than ants the y form a c;1'("\e through which the tllbe ean go thr"'tgll the wire bottom; and they are passe s during its f(lrmation ; D D, r�presents
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