Annual Reports of the War Department, Part 2

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1893

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Page 1169 - The re-dredging of a channel 50 feet wide and 6 feet deep at mean low water from deep water at the head of the canal to deep water below Hoxie's Landing will require the excavation of about 8,400 cubic yards of material, scow measurement. The cost is estimated at $4,200, but this ^estimate is very uncertain, owing to the unusual conditions attendmg the work.
Page 1514 - Engineers, the division engineer, concurs in the opinion that this river is worthy of improvement by the General Government to the extent indicated in this report, and this opinion is also concurred in by this office.
Page 1560 - ... removing snags and logs from the channel, and overhanging trees from the banks of the stream. The cost of the improvement...
Page 1207 - The plan of improvement therein proposed is the dredging of a channel 100 feet wide and 10 feet deep at mean low water from the 10-foot depth in the Choptank River to the wharves at Secretary Landing, at an estimated cost of $18,600.
Page 1222 - SIR: in compliance with your instructions, I have the honor to submit the following report of the...
Page 1148 - SECTION 1. The Select and Common Councils of the City of Philadelphia...
Page 1470 - In its original condition this stream had a low-water depth of from 3 to 4 feet from its mouth, 67 miles, to Camden. The lower 14 miles was completely blocked at all stages of water by logs, snags, etc., and at moderate stages by the bridges of the South Carolina and the Wilmington, Columbia and Augusta railroads, then without draw spans; thence to Camden navigation was possible, but dangerous, except during high water.
Page 1721 - PLAN OF IMPROVEMENT. The present plan of improvement was adopted in accordance with the recommendations contained in the report of the Board of Engineers for fortifications and for river and harbor improvements, dated February 12, 1881, and printed in the Annual Report of the Chief of Engineers for 1881, page 117.
Page 1631 - Island, 2f miles to the south. The harbor forms an excellent sheltered anchorage, but the shifting nature of the bar and the shallow water on its crest have presented so many difficulties to mariners that the commerce of the port has been greatly hampered. It is limited practically to the necessary supplies for St. Augustine.
Page 1194 - River after the right of way is secured without cost to the United States. A project for the expenditure of this appropriation and the one of $50,000 made September 19, 1890, was submitted to the Department on January 10, 1893, and was approved. The project divides the proposed work into two sections: The first is dredging a -4-foot channel 20 feet wide in the canal and bays situated along the, line of the inland waterway between...

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