Report of the Chief of Engineers U.S. Army, Teil 1

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1886
Includes the Report of the Mississippi River Commission, 1881-19 .
 

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Iw charge of Col C Seaforth Stewart Corps of Evgineers
353
IS CHARGE OF MAJ W A JONES CORPS OF ENGINEERS
360
In charge of Maj G J Lydecker Corps of Engineers
368
Officers of the Corps of Engineers in charge of divisions
374
STATEMENT OF BANK AND DUTIES OF OFFICEES OF THE CORPS
375
In charge of Capt James C Post Corps of Engineers
379
Improvements Entrance to Galveston Harbor Tex 1291 shipchannel in Galves
381
Examinations and Surveys Columbia River above mouth of Snake River Wash
386
LAWS AFFECTING THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS 49TH CONGRESS
395
Bridge across the Mississippi River at Keithsburg in the State of Illinois 2111 stone
455
SUPPLEMENTAL REPORT OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER COMMISSION 2143
461
Poet of Willets Point and Engineer School of Application
471
Battalion of Engineers and depot at Willets Point
489
Report of the Board on Fortifications or other defenses appointed
499
RIVERS AND HARBORS
527
Improvements Lubec Channel Me 527 Bangor Harbor and Penobscot River
552
LAKE HARBORS AND RIVERS
557
REPORT OF MAJ GEORGE L GILLESPIE CORPS OF ENGINEERS
560
Improvements Harbor of refuge at Hyannis Mass 585 harbor of refuge
592
Improvements Connecticut River Mass and Conn 623 Thames River Conn
629
640 Honsatonic River Conn 642 Bridgeport Harbor Conn 644 Black Rock
640
New Roehelle N Y 655 Mamaroneck harbor N Y 657 Greenport Harbor
663
REPORT OF LIEUT COL WALTER McFARLAND CORPS OF ENGINEERS
669
REPORT OF LIEUT COL WILLIAM P CRAIGHILL CORPS OF ENGINEERS
793
Improvements Chicago Harbor HI 1701 Calumet Harbor 111 1704 Illinois
In charge of Maj Charles J Allen Corps of Engineers

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Seite 401 - That any bridge constructed under this act, and according to its limitations, shall be a lawful structure, and shall be recognized and known as a post-route, upon which, also, no higher charge shall be made for the transmission over the same of the mails, the troops, and the munitions of war of the United States than the rate per mile paid for the transportation over the railroads or public highways leading to said bridge...
Seite 410 - ... at all stages, and the soundings, accurately showing the bed of the stream, the location of any other bridge or bridges...
Seite 403 - ... security of navigation of said river as the Secretary of War shall prescribe; and, to secure that object, the said company or corporation shall submit to the Secretary of War, for his examination and approval, a design and drawings of the bridge, and a map of the location, giving, for the space of one mile above and one mile below the proposed location, the topography of the banks of the river, the shore-lines at high and low water, the direction and strength of the currents at all stages, and...
Seite 415 - ... obstruct the free navigation of said river ; and if any bridge erected under such authority shall, in the opinion of the Secretary of War, obstruct such navigation, he is hereby authorized to cause such change or alteration of said bridge to be made as will effectually obviate such obstruction; and all such alterations...
Seite 412 - ... shall be made and all such obstructions be removed at the expense of the owner or owners of said bridge.
Seite 439 - ... and shall furnish such other information as may be required for a full and satisfactory understanding of the subject; And...
Seite 440 - And the services of skilled dranghtsman, civil engineers, and such other services as the Secretary of War may deem necessary may be employed in the office of the Chief of Engineers to carry into effect the various appropriations for rivers and harbors, fortifications, and surveys...
Seite 398 - No bridge shall be erected or maintained under the authority of this act which shall at any time substantially or materially obstruct the free navigation of said river; and if any bridge erected under such authority shall, in the opinion of the Secretary of War, obstruct »uch navigation.
Seite 429 - ... mark, as understood at the point of location, to the bottom chord of the bridge, nor shall the spans of said bridge be less than two hundred...
Seite 406 - That if any bridge built under this act shall be constructed as a drawbridge, the same shall be constructed as a pivot drawbridge with a draw over the main channel of the river at an accessible and navigable point...

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