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RIYER AND HARBOR IMPROVEMENTS. 451 During the month of March some bowlders that were in the way of boats running to the lower entrance to the lock at low water were re- moved by blasting. During the year 5,236 cubic feet...
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452 REPORT OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, U. S. ARMY. doing up to this time in order to complete it within the time required by the specifications. No material can be put in place by the contrac- tors until after the water has fallen below...
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RIVEE AND HARBOR IMPROVEMENTS. 453 ing put in place, and until their influence was fully developed, dredging was resorted to in several localities to give a temporary relief to com- merce. Works of a permanent character have been...
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454 REPORT OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, U. S. ARMY. About one more month's work with the dredges would have put this locality in very good condition for passing vessels of any draft that will probably enter this port. To afford greater...
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EIVER AND HARBOR IMPROVEMENTS. 455 July 1. 1892, balance unexpended...................................... $18,100.03 Amount appropriated by act approved July 13, 1892.................... 150, 000.00 168,160.03 June 30,...
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456 REPORT OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, U. S. ARMY. are submerged sufficient to permit of boats passing above them. It was at that time in as good condition for navigation as it is possible to make it. No boats took advantage of this...
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EIVEE AND HAEBOR IMPROVEMENTS. 457 as far up as Kamms Wharf, a distance of 2 miles. The latter river empties into the former 6 miles above Youngs Bay. The estimated cost of this improvement was $ L,600, which has been...
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458 REPOET OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, U. S. ARMY. 3. Lewis Biver, Washington, from its mouth to Speliah Greek.—Maj. Handbury submitted report of examination under date of November 23, 1892. It is his opinion and that of the division...
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BRIDGING NAVIGABLE WATERS. 463 1,1892, harbor lines at Vancouver and Olympia and in Bellingham Bay were considered by a Board of Engineers, consisting of Col. G. H. Men- dell, Maj. Thos. H. Handbury, and Capt. Thos. W. Symons,...
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464 REPORT OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, U. S. ARMY. ber 29, 1892, on the understanding that the merger and consolidation of the original grantee with another company was not recognized thereby. Copy of the instrument of approval was sent...
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22 p. Includes selected pages of the Report of the Chief of Engineers for 1893.
1893-12-03
52d Congress, ) HOUSE OF REPBESENTATIVES. (Ex. Doc. 1, 2d Session. ) / Part 2. REPORT SECRETARY OF WAR; BEING PAET OP THE MESSAGE AND DOCUMENTS...
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ANNUAL REPORT OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, UNITED STATES AEMT. 1892
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380 REPOET OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, U. S. ARMY. and spur dikes, and shore protection works to deepen the water over Dry Stocking Bar, at the mouth of Hoquarton Slough, and to remove snags and overhanging trees from Hoquarton Slough....
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RIVER AND HARBOR IMPROVEMENTS. 381 many of the bars was 2 to 3 feet, and some were practically impassable at low water. Previous to 1877, $20,000 had been appropriated for the work of im- provement, and had...
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382 REPORT OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, U. S. ARMY. causing it to impinge upon the nearly vertical rocks of the right bank. The channel is also obstructed by masses of rock. The fall here is 10 feet in about 8,000 feet....
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386 REPORT OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, U. S. ARMY. IMPROVEMENT OF WILLAMETTE RIVER, OREGON, AND OF LOWER COLUMBIA RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES, OREGON AND WASH- INGTON. Officer in charge, Maj. Thomas H. Handbury, Corps...
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RIVER AND HARBOR IMPROVEMENTS. 387 ning, at station 25 -f 80. From this station, east, to the end of the present wharf the distance is 3,080 feet, making the distance from the end of the wharf to the outer end of...
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388 EEPOET OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, U. S. ARMY. ( Amount (estimated) required for completion of existing project...... $175,000. 00 < Submitted in compliance with requirements of sections 2 of river and ( harbor...
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RIVER AND HARBOR IMPROVEMENTS. 389 dimension granite, 27,117 cubic feet dimension basalt, and 50,019 cubic feet basalt face stone. There were quarried 2,110 cubic yards of di- mension stone and 604 yards of...
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390 REPORT OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, U. S. ARMY. distance, except at tlie points in Cathlamet Bay, where there is but 19 feet. The average rise of tide in this bay is 7 feet. The original project under which this...
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RIVER AND HARBOR IMPROVEMENTS. 391 terests of the United States in the matter, and with the distinct under- standing that the United States shall not incur any liability on account of the work done by the Port of...
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392 REPORT OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, U. S. ARMY. During the low water of last season boats drawing 18 inches oi water could ascend as far as Corvallis. The total amount appropriated for this work to the end of the...
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RIVER AND HARBOR IMPROVEMENTS 393 July 1, 1891, balance unexpended....................................... $3,917.27 June 30, 1892, amount expended during fiscal year...................... 1, 901.96...
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394 REPORT OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, U. S. ARMY. improvement at Eoss Island contemplates closing the middle and east chutes at that locality by dams to a height of 4 feet above low water, and to assist the erosion thus caused in the...
2006-06-16
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