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

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1887 - Engineering
Includes the Report of the Mississippi River Commission, 1881-19 .
 

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Contents

IN CHARGE OF LIEUT COL PETER C HAINS CORPS OF ENGINEERS
105
IN CHARGE OF Mr S T ABERT U S AGENT
114
IN CHARGE OF CAPT F A HINMAN CORPS OF ENGINEERS
123
IMPROVEMENTS Pamlico and Tar rivers N C 1010 Contentnia Creek N C
139
IN CHARGE OF COL Q A GILLMORE CORPS OF ENGINEERS
145
IN CHARGE OF CAPT WILLIAM M BLACK CORPS OF ENGINEERS
157
APPENDIX
163
IN CHARGE OF CAPT R L HOXIE CORPS OF ENGINEERS
169
IN CHARGE OF MAJ A N DAMRELL CORPS OF ENGINEERS
178
IMPROVEMENTS Tchefuncte River and Bogue Falia La 1358 Tangi pahoa River
188
Entrance to Galveston Harbor Tex shipchannel in Galveston Bay Tex Trinity
193
APPENDIX
194
IN CHARGE OF CAPT J H WILLARD CORPS OF ENGINEERS
203
APPENDIX V
204
EXAMINATIONS Little River Ark 1545 Saline River Ark 1546 Cache River
210
Removing snags and wrecks from the Mississippi and Missouri rivers 210 Mississippi
215
APPENDIX X
216
Preservation of the Falls of St Anthony Minn construction of lock and dam
224
IMPROVEMENTS Preservation of the Falls of St Anthony Minn 1660 construc
229
IN CHARGE OF LIEUT COL J W BARLOW Corps or ENGINEERS
236
EXAMINATIONS Caney Fork River Tenn 1768 Holston River Tenn 1772
240
Ohio River 236 operating and care of Davis Island Dam Ohio River Monongahela
242
IMPROVEMENTS Falls of the Ohio Louisville Ky 1838 Indiana Chute Falls of
248
IN CHARGE OF MAJ AMOS STICKNEY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
249
IN CHARGE OF CAPT CHARLES E L B Davis CORPS OF ENGINEERS
262
IN CHARGE OF CAPT W L MARSHALL CORPS OF ENGINEERS
270
IN CHARGE OF MAJ Thos H HANDBURY CORPS OF ENGINEEKS
277
Mich Black Lake Harbor Mich 282 Saugatuck Harbor Mich South Haven
284
EXAMINATIONS Grand River Mich 2206 Pigeon River Mich 2207 Carp River
286
IN CHARGE OF LIEUT COL O M POE CORPS OF ENGINEERS
294
IN CHARGE OF CAPT CARL F PALFREY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
304
Ogdensburgh Harbor N Y 312 Grass Riyer at Massena N Y breakwater
317
APPENDIX Q
318
EXAMINATIONS Mouth of Smiths River Cal 2450 Crescent City Harbor Cal
324
IN CHARGE OF MAJ W A JONES CORPS OF ENGINEERS
328
Rapids Mississippi River 1639 operating and care of Des Moines Rapids Canal
356
LAWS AFFECTING THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS 49TH CONGRESS
371
Post of Willets Point N Y Engineer School of ApplicationBattalion of Engi
413
Library of the School of Application at Willets Point N Y
433
REPORT OF LIEUT COL 0 M POE CORPS OF ENGINEERS BVT BRIG
460
IMPROVEMENTS Lubec Channel Mo 436 Mooseabec Bar Me 438 Narraguagus
468
EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEYS Big Rapids of St Johns River Me 471 St Georges
481
APPENDIX
485
REPORT OF LIEUT COL GEORGE L GILLESPIE CORPS OF ENGINEERS
493
511 Malden River Mass 520 Hingbam Harbor Mass 520 Scituate Harbor
511
APPENDIX C
531
IMPROVEMENTS Harbor of refuge at Hyannis Mass 532 harbor of refuge
540
EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEYS Falmouth Harbor Mass 567 Cottage City Harbor
572
EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEYS Bar in St Clair River Mich opposite St Clair City
595
IMPROVEMENTS Thames River Conn 582 New London Harbor Conn 585 Con
604
obstructing or endangering navigation
636
APPENDIX
729
REPORT OF LIEUT COL WALTER MCFARLAND CORPS OF ENGINEERS
749
APPENDIX
763
IMPROVEMENT8 Passaic River N J 763 Elizabeth River N J 768 Rahway
776
APPENDIX
797
Del 804 Harbor at Delaware Breakwater Del 805 Rancocas River N J 807
807
aware Bay and River 813 removing sunken vessels or craft obstructing or endan
820
IMPROVEMENTS Maurice River N J 826 Wilmington Harbor Del 827 ico
831
IMPROVEMENTS Charlotte Harbor N Y 2371 Pultneyville Harbor N Y 2374
836
EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEYS Duck Creek Del 847 Cambridge Harbor Md
854
Harbor Md 863 rebuilding piers at Battery Island head of the Chesapeake Bay
864
EXAMINATION For widening the channel of Baltimore Harbor to 600 feet
880
APPENDIX
903
IMPROVEMENTS Harbors at Washington and Georgetown D C 883 Potomac
925
of St Jeromes Creek Md 933 Rappahannock River Va 935 Totusky River
930
EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEYS Mattox Creek Va 959 Roanoke River from Clarks
962
EXAMINATION Coal River W Va 1929
965
EXAMINATION Flint River Ga from Montezuma to Old Agency 1290
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Page 388 - 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 their transportation over the railroads or public highways leading to said bridge; and the United States shall have the right of way for postal telegraph purposes...
Page 404 - And in case of any litigation arising from any obstruction or alleged obstruction to the free navigation of said river...
Page 399 - 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...
Page 396 - ... 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...
Page 684 - I have compared the preceding with the original law on file in this office, and do hereby certify that the same is a correct transcript therefrom, and of the whole of said original law.
Page 389 - ... at all stages, and the soundings, accurately showing the bed of the stream, the location of any other bridge or bridges...
Page 390 - ... the location of any other bridge or bridges, and shall furnish such other information as may be required for a full and satisfactory understanding...
Page 408 - ... over the same, and over the approaches thereto, upon payment of a reasonable compensation for such use ; and in case the owner or owners of said bridge and the several railroad companies, or any...
Page 381 - ... shall conform in using said bridge, all matters at issue between them shall be decided by the Secretary of War, upon a hearing of the allegations and proofs of the parties...
Page 668 - ... so much real estate as may be necessary for the location, construction, and convenient use of its road...

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