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APPENDIXES TO THE REPORT OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, UNITED STATES ARMY (CONTINUED.)
2006-06-16
APPENDIX Y Y--BRIDGING NAVIGABLE WATERS. #328 Y Y2. REPORT OF BOARD OF ENGINEERS ON PROPOSED BRIDGES OF CITY OF PORTLAND, OREGON, ACROSS WILLAMETTE RIVER AT BURNSIDE AND KNIGHT-QUIMBY STREETS. [Printed in Senate Ex. Doc. No....
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3324 report of the chief of* engineers, u. s. army. pass from one side to the other. The length of the river included be- tween the extreme northern and southern boundary lines of the city is approximately 10J miles. The width between the...
2006-06-16
APPENDIX Y Y—BRIDGING* NAVIGABLE WATERS. 3325 pany. The tolls collected are regulated by the county court. No extra fare is collected from persons in the street cars. Under an act of the legislature of the State of Oregon, approved...
2006-06-16
3326 REPOET OP THE CHIEF OF ENGINEEES, U. S. AEMY. railroads which cross existing bridges without extra charge to passen- gers. The traffic over these, although considerable and growing, is not by any means excessive. Before the...
2006-06-16
APPENDIX Y Y--BRIDGING NAVIGABLE WATERS. 3327 As a matter of interest bearing upon this subject the Board has in- vestigated, to a limited extent, the practice with regard to bridging their harbors and the rivers which connect them...
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3328 REPORT OF THE, CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, U. S. ARMY. Hamburg, the first commercial city of the continent of Europe, is situated upon the Elbe, about 93 miles from its mouth. Upwards of 5,000 deep-sea vessels enter and depart from this city...
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APPENDIX Y Y--BRIDGING NAVIGABLE WATERS. 3329 The situation has now become so grave in respect to the two con- flicting interests that shipping is being gradually withdrawn from the river and provided with facilities in other locations...
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3330 REPORT OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, U. S. ARMY. river at this point without being a serious obstruction to its navigability and im- pairing its usefulness as a common highway for the citizens of the United States. The Willamette...
2006-06-16
APPENDIX Y Y--BKIDGING NAVIGABLE WATERS. 3331 and defining its powers and duties. This committee by the act is authorized to purchase or lease, either by agreement or by condemna- tion, existing bridges and to erect new ones; also to...
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3332 REPORT OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, U. S. ARMY. after due public notice held a public meeting May 17, in the rooms of the chamber of commerce in the city of Portland. A letter was addressed to the chairman of the bridge committee...
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APPENDIX Y Y--BRIDGING NAVIGABLE WATERS. 3333 termed, the " Albiua bridge," were considering the facilities for com- munication between the two portions of the city, and argued that the increased advantage to be gained by those living...
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3334 REPORT OP THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, U. S. ARMY. A communication covering these points was addressed to the chair- man of the bridge committee, which committee after due consideration made answer by transmitting to the Board a series...
2006-06-16
APPENDIX Y Y--BRIDGING .NAVIGABLE WATEES. 3335 tion of further bridges that it should be positively known that every reasonable effort had been made to secure the same results by means of existing bridges. Finally, as the owners of a...
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3336 REPORT OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, U. S. ARMY. mittee with wliicli to construct the proposed bridges it appears that this will not exceed, say, $350,000. Should it at any time be made to appear that the interests to be subserved by...
2006-06-16
APPENDIX Y Y—BRIDGING NAVIGABLE WATERS. 3337 the Board will observe tbat while there is claimed to be over 9,000 sig- natures to it, at the election held in Portland June 6 there were be- tween 11,000 and 12,000 persons voting in the...
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3338 REPORT OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, U. S. ARMY. importance to stand as a bar to the construction of a bridge at Burn- side street were there no other objections to urge against it. The investigations that the Board has made upon...
2006-06-16
APPENDIX Y Y—BRIDGING MAVIGABLE WATERS. 3339 Letter to F. R. Strong, chairman Columbia River Steamboat Association. Reply to same. Letter to sundry steamboat owners. Letter from general superintendent Union Pacific system May...
2006-06-16
19 p. Includes selected pages of the Report of the Chief of Engineers for 1892.
1892-10-01
52d Congress, ) HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. (Ex.Doo.l, 2d Session. ) \ Part 2. REPORT SECRETARY OF WAR; BEING PABT OF THE MESSAGE AND DOCUMENTS...
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APPENDIXES TO THE REPORT OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, UNITED STATES AEMT, (CONTINUED.)
2006-06-16
APPENDIX T T----REPORT OF CAPTAIN SYMONS. 2709 As there were no winter freshets last season and the bar channel having shifted, vessel masters were very cautious and refused to come in; only 1 vessel came in dur- ing the...
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2710 REPORT OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, U. S. ARMY. APPROPRIATIONS. Upper Columbia River: Act J line 10, 1873..................................................... $50,000 Act June 23,...
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APPENDIX TT----EEPORT OF CAPTAIN SYMONS. 2711 needed and to buoy the rocks of which the removal was most desirable. His practical and close knowledge of the river, gained by running on it at all stages for many years, was...
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2712 REPORT OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, U. S. ARMY. and south. Steamboats use the south channel, the north one being crooked, and with the fall so concentrated as to prevent boats going up it without lining. The south...
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