Congressional Edition Volume 4874

Congressional Edition Volume 4874

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...wagon bridge, having a single span of 100 feet, and a 4K-foot trestle approach on the right bank. The initial point for soundings is the end of the bridge at the left bank on the upstream side. The channel is straight for about 4l K l feet above and 500 feet below the station. The current above the station is rather sluggish at low stages; below, it is swift and broken. The right bank is low, wooded, and is liable to overflow, but all the water passes under the bridge and trestle. The left bank is high, rocky, clean, and is not subject to overflow. The ted of the stream is composed of rock and clean sand, and is permanent. There is one channel at all stages. At very low water the current is too sluggish for measurement at the bridge, but measurements are made by wading at the falls below. Bench mark No. 1 is the top of the outer, upstream eyebar, at a point 35 feet from the initial point for soundings. Its elevation is 17.10 feet above the zero of the gage. Bench mark No. 2 is a copper plug set in rock on the left bank about 15 feet upstream from the end of the bridge. Its elevation is 17.04 feet above the zero of the gage. Itm-luii-ifi-measurement of Clear ('reek near Elk, Ala., hi 1904. Mean daily gage height, in feet, of Clear Creek near Elk, Ala., for 1901 BLACK WATER CKKEK NEAR JASPER, ALA. This station was established as a bench-mark station. It is located 100 yards below the dam at Camack's mill, 6 miles north of Jfwp." Ala. Discharge measurements are made from the single-span iron highway bridge with short trestle approaches at either end. The initial point for soundings is the end of the bridge at the right bank, upstream side. The channel is straight for about 200 feet above and 500 feet below the station. The current is swift....show more

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  • Paperback | 278 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 499g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236628446
  • 9781236628442