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READING JOURNEYS                           557
52. MODERN ENGINEERING
Descriptions, in language you can understand, of some of the marvels of construction, of canals, railroads, tunnels, ships, machinery, dams, steam and electric power.
Vol.      Page
1.   Building a Railroad.....................VIII     115
2.   fridges .................................VIII     126
3.   Building a Big Ship .....................VIII     133
4.   Our Great Battleships ...................VIII     142
5.   Submarines and Submarine Warfare ....VIII     146
6.   How the Panama Canal Was Made......VIII     164
7.   Power from Falling Water ..............VIII     249
8.   Explosives...............................VIII     253
9.   Giant Guns .............................VIII     263
10.   Skyscrapers .............................VIII     313
11.   A Modern Mine .........................VIII     323
12.   Iron and Steel :.........................VIII     338
13.   The Gyroscope and Its Applications......VIII     372
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53. LIVES LAID DOWN FOR OTHERS
"They counted not their lives dear unto themselves," is the fine epitaph in an old Book for men and women who remembered themselves last, and gave their all that others might live. These are fine stories, full of unselfishness and heroism.
Vol.      Page
1.   Before Sedan ........................... VII       28
2.   Brother to the Lepers ................... VII     282
3.   Craven .................................. VII     351
4.   Envy! .................................. VII     406
5.   The Spires of Oxford .................. VII     407
6.   Heroic Pioneers of Science ............. IX     150
7.   Walter Reed, the Conqueror of Yellow
Fever ............................... IX 213
8.   Stories of Everyday Heroism............ IX 397
9.   Heroes of the Railway Service .......... IX 420
10.   Heroes of the Life-Saving Service....... IX 427
11.   Heroes Who Fight Fire.................. IX 440
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