Report of the Chief of Engineers U.S. Army

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1889
 

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Contents

IN CHARGE OF LIEUT COL D C Houston CORPS OF ENGINEERS
62
IN CHARGE OF LIEUT COL G L GILLESPIE CORPS OF ENGINEERS
73
IN CHARGE OF LIEUT COL HENRY M ROBERT CORPS OF ENGINEERS
98
IN CHARGE OF CAPt Thos TURTLE CORPS OF ENGINEERS
115
IMPROVEMENTS Potomac River at Washington D C 983 reconstruction of
123
IN CHARGE OF Lieut COL PETER C HAINS CORPS OF ENGINEERS
124
IMPROVEMENTS Patuxent River Md 998 channel at Mount Vernon Va 999
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IN CHARGE OF CAPT W H BIXBY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
141
IN CHARGE OF CAPT FREDERIC V ABBOT CORPS OF ENGINEERS
154
EXAMINATION AND SURVEY Savannah River as to whether the damage to the Ver
164
IN CHARGE OF CAPT WILLIAM M BLACK CORPS OF ENGINEERS
167
EXAMINATIONS Homosassa River and bar at its mouth Fla 1353 Crystal River
175
IN CHARGE OF CAPT PAILIP M PRICE CORPS OF ENGINEERS
184
APPENDIX
195
EXAMINATIONS Gulf Port Harbor Miss with a view to obtaining a 20foot channel
200
IN CHARGE OF CAPT W L FISK CORPS OF ENGINEERS
202
EXAMINATIONS Bogue Phalia Miss especially the part known as the Narrows 1628
217
IMPROVEMENTS Red River above Fulton Ark 1639 Little Red River Ark 1641
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IN CHARGE OF MAJ A MACKENZIE CORPS OF ENGINEERS
234
IN CHARGE OF LIEUT COL J W BARLOW CORPS OF ENGINEERS
248
IN CHARGE OF LIEUT COL WILLIAM E MERRILL CORPS OF ENGINEERS
254
IN CHARGE OF MAJ AMOS STICKNEY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
255
IN CHARGE OF CAPT THOMAS TURTLE CORPS OF ENGINEERS
261
REPORT OF MAJ AMOS STICKNEY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
262
IN CHARGE OF MAJ JAMES B QUINN CORPS OF ENGINEERS
274
APPENDIX I
275
REPORT OF CAPT W L MARSHALL CORPS OF ENGINEERS
281
Manistique Harbor Mich 274 Cedar River Harbor Mich Menomonee Harbor Mich
286
IN CHARGE OF CAPT W L MARSHALL CORPS OF ENGINEERS
293
IN CHARGE OF COL 0 M POE CORPS OF ENGINEERS
317
M
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IMPROVEMENTS Patapsco River and channel to Baltimore Md 929 James River
324
IN CHARGE OF MAJ L COOPER OVERMAN CORPS OF ENGINEERS
325
Marquette Harbor Mich Norfolk and Portsmonth harbors Va 366 Savannah Harbor
368
APPENDIX Y
373
1 Across Mississippi River above Hannibal Mo 373 2 across Tennessee River
376
IN CHARGE OF MAJ CHAS J ALLEN CORPS OF ENGINEERS
382
APPENDIX B B
384
IMPROVEMENTS Tradewater River Ky 1964 operating and keeping in repair locks
391
EXAMINATION Big Sandy River Ky from Catlettsburg to Pikeville on the Louisa
402
OND SESSION 188889
413
APPENDIX No 1
457
Post of Willets Point N Y 467 Engineer School of Application 471 Battalion
478
RIVERS AND HARBORS
503
IMPROVEMENTS Lubec Channel Me 504 Mooseabec Bar Me 506 Narraguagus
543
EXAMINATIONS H and channel at Pembroke Me 546 Monhegan Is Har
550
IMPROVEMENTS Newburyport Harbor Mass 554 Merrimac River Mass 556 Powow
584
vessels or craft obstructing or endangering navigation
592
IMPROVEMENTS Harbor of refuge at Hyannis Mass 606 harbor of refuge at Nan
612
bor R I 628 harbor of refuge at Block Island R I 631 Pawcatack River R I
640
EXAMINATIONS Entrance to Point Judith Pond west of Point Judith R I with
649
IMPROVEMENTS Thames River Conn 654 New London Harbor Conn 659 Con
685
EXAMINATIONS Fort Pond Harbor Montauk N Y 733 Black Rock Harbor
751
IMPROVEMENTS Hudson River N Y 756 harbor of Saugerties N Y 761 har
799
HARBOR LINES Establishment of barbor lines of New York Harbor and its adjacent
804
APPENDIX
813
mouth of Bowie Creek near the New Orleans and Northeastern Railroad 1462 Chick
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navigation 1116
IMPROVEMENTS IIarbor at Grand Marais Minn 1996 Harbor at Agate Bay Minn
IMPROVEMENTS Sheepshead Bay N Y 814 Canarsie Bay N Y 816 Sumpawanus
Supplemental report of the Mississippi Commission 2593
IMPROVEMENTS Ogdensburgh Harbor N Y 2440 Grass River at Massena N Y
IMPROVEMENTS Removing spags and wrecks from the Mississippi and Missouri rivers
EXAMINATIONS Malden River Mass as to straightening widening and deepening
EXAMINATIONS Swift Creek N C 1116 Ocracoke Inlet N C 1118 waterway
IMPROVEMENTS Mississippi River above Falls of St Anthony Minn 1787 reservoirs

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Page 374 - That penstocks or other similar facilities adapted to possible future use in the development of hydroelectric power shall be installed in any dam herein authorized when approved by the Secretary of War upon the recommendation of the Chief of Engineers and of the Federal Power Commission...
Page 439 - 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...
Page 17 - War ; and it shall not be lawful to excavate or fill, or In any manner to alter or modify the course, location, condition, or capacity of any port, roadstead, haven, harbor, canal, lake, harbor of refuge, or inclosure within the limits of any breakwater, or of the channel of any navigable water of the United States, unless the work has been recommended by the chief of engineers and authorized by the Secretary of War...
Page 444 - That all railroad companies desiring the use of said bridge shall have and be entitled to equal rights and privileges relative to the passage of railway trains...
Page 421 - ... 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...
Page 434 - War for his examination and approval a design and drawings of said bridge and a map of the location, giving, for the space of one mile above and one mile below...
Page 415 - ... the location of any other bridge or bridges, and shall furnish such other information as may be required for a full and satisfactory understanding of the subject; and until the said plan and location of the bridge are approved by the Secretary of War...
Page 428 - ... 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 the soundings, accurately showing the bed of the stream...
Page 418 - War ; and in case of any litigation arising from any obstruction or alleged obstruction to navigation created by the construction of any bridge under this Act.
Page 93 - The project for the improvement was adopted in 1873, and provided for dredging a channel 4,700 feet long, 8 feet deep at mean low water, and 200 feet wide from the steam-boat dock to the 8-foot contour in Karitan Buy, at an estimated cost of $30,475.

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