Annual Report of the Chief of Engineers to the Secretary of War for the Year ..., Part 1

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1889 - Engineering
 

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Contents

IN CHARGE OF LIEUT COL HENRY M ROBERT CORPS OF ENGINEERS
98
APPENDIX
112
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
Roanoke River N C and Va 135 Pamlico and Tar Rivers N C 136 Contentnia
141
IN CHARGE OF CAPT FREDERIC V ABBOT CORPS OF ENGINEERS
154
IN CHABGE OF LIEUT O M CARTER CORPS OF ENGINEERS
161
APPENDIX
166
IN CHARGE OF CAPT WILLIAM M BLACK CORPS OF ENGINEERS
167
APPENDIX
175
IN CHARGE OF CAPT PHILIP M PRICE CORPS OF ENGINEERS
184
IN CHARGE OF MAJ A N DAMRELL CORPS OF ENGINEERS
193
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
WESTERN RIVERS
207
IN CHARGE OF CAPT H 8 TABOR CORPS OF ENGINEERS
225
IN CHARGE OF CAPT E H RUFFNER CORPS OF ENGINEERS
231
IMPROVEMENTS Operating snagboats and dredgeboats on the Upper Mississippi 1726
232
IN CHARGE OF LIEUT COL J W BARLOW COBPS OP ENGINEERS
248
REPORT OF LIEUT COL WILLIAM E MERRILL CORPS OF ENGINEERS
252
IN CHARGE OF LIEUT COL WILLIAM E MERRILL CORPS OF ENGINEERS
254
IN CHARGE OF MAJ AMOS STICKNEY COBPS OF ENGINEERS
255
Great Kanawha River W Va 258 operating and care of locks and dams on the Great
261
APPENDIX G
263
APPENDIX H
270
REPORT OF CAPT W L MARSHALL CORPS OF ENGINEERS
281
IS CHARGE OP MAJ C E L B DAVIS COBPS OF ENGINEERS
286
CHARGE OF CAPT W L MARSHALL CORPS OF ENGINEERS
293
EXAMINATIONS Grand Calamet River Ind beginning onehalf mile east of Ham
294
EXAMINATIONS Saugatuck Harbor Mich to obtain channel of navigable width with
306
IN CHARGE OF COL O M POE CORPS OF ENGINEERS
317
M
320
IN CHARGE OF MAJ L COOPER OVERMAN CORPS OF ENGINEERS
325
EXAMINATIONS Cowles Creek or Geneva Ohio 2335 month of Chagrin River pear
328
IN CHARGE OF CAPT FREDERICK A MAHAN CORPS OF ENGINEERS
333
IN CHARGE OF MAJ MILTON B ADAMS CORPS OF ENGINEERS
343
IN CHARGE OF MAJ G J LYDECKER CORPS OF ENGINEERS AND LIEUT COL JOIN
378
IN CHARGE OF LIEUT COL JOHN M WILSON CORPS ENGINEERS COLONEL
381
APPENDIX B B
384
APPENDIX E E
386
ESTIMATE FOR AMOUNT REQUIRED FOR SURVEYS AND RECONNAIS
388
IMPROVEMENTS Mississippi River above Falls of St Anthony Minn 1787 reservoirs
399
EXAMINATIONS Genessee River N Y from a point south of the present harbor
404
EXAMINATIONS Bayou St John from the bead of navigation to Lake
407
LAWS AFFECTING THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS FIFTIETH CONGRESS SEC
413
FORTIFICATIONS
457
APPENDIX No 2
463
Post of Willets Point N Y 467 Engineer School of Application 471 Battalion
478
APPENDIX No
497
RIVERS AND HARBORS
503
IVPROVEMENTS Lubec Chapnel Me 504 Mooseabec Bar Me 506 Narraguagus
543
EXAMINATIONS Harbor and channel at Pembroke Me 546 Monhegan Island Har
550
IXPROVEMENTS Newburyport Harbor Mass 554 Merrimac River Mass 556 Powow
581
vessels or craft obstructing or endangering navigation
592
EXAMINATIONS Malden River Mass as to straightening widening and deepening
599
EXAMINATIONS Icebarbor at or near Bismarck Dak on the Upper Missouri River
611
bor R I 628 harbor of refuge at Block Island R I 631 Pawcatuck 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
APPENDIX I
727
İMPROVEMENTS Patapsco River and channel to Baltimore Md 929 James River
733
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
Issue of published charts 2865
821
mouth of Bowie Creek near the New Orleans and Northeastern hailroad 1462 Chick
849
IMPROVEMENTS Tennessee River 1819 French Broad River Tenn 1831
Marais Mich 2023 EXAMINATION Black River Lake Superior Mich to deepen channel to depth of 16
PART III
Supplemental report of the Mississippi Commission 2593
EXAMINATIONS Swift Creek N C 1116 Ocracoke Inlet N C 1118 waterway

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Page 438 - ... 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...
Page 11 - That where it is made manifest to the Secretary of War that the establishment of harbor lines is essential to the preservation and protection of harbors he may, and is hereby, authorized to cause such lines to be established, beyond which no piers, wharves, bulkheads, or other works shall be extended or deposits made, except under such regulations as may be prescribed from time to time by him...
Page 425 - And in case the owner or owners of said bridge and the several railroad companies, or any one of them, desiring such use, shall fail to agree upon the sum or sums to be paid, and upon rules and conditions to which each 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 427 - ... 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...
Page 450 - Thall all railway companies desiring to use said bridge shall have and be entitled to equal rights and privileges in the passage of the same, and in the use of the machinery and fixtures thereof, and of all...
Page 13 - ... 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 451 - ... spans shall not be less than ten feet above extreme high-water mark, as understood at the point of location to the lowest part of the- superstructure...
Page 426 - 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 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 440 - That this act shall not apply to any lands within the limits of any military park, or Indian reservation, or other lands...
Page 12 - States where no harbor lines are or may be established, without the permission of the Secretary of War, in any port, roadstead, haven, harbor, navigable river, or other waters of the United States, in such manner as...

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