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Mechanical Bricklayer

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Parent Issue
Day
4
Month
August
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

The latest device ia the way of labor saving machinery is what is described as a "mechanical bricklayer" for use In "automatically laying, cementing nd ieveling bricks, slabs, stones and the like in the construotion of fortifications, piers, bridges, viaduets, warehouses, dwelling houses and buildings of every descriptiou." Such an apparatus has this week been patenteö, in Great Britain and abroad by a Bi.-mlngham consulting engmeer and his ton, who claim that it will save twothirds of the time ocoupied in laying 6ricks by hand.