Miami Conservancy Bulletin Volume 1-2

Miami Conservancy Bulletin Volume 1-2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...regular service within a short time. The western 3100 feet of the dam is comparatively low, being upon high ground. This is being built by the large dragline with material excavated from a pit extending along the north side of the fill. Water for compacting the earth is being pumped from Loramie Creek into the borrow pit. Road No. 10 was let by contract and graded during the month. Work on Road No. 9 is progressing favorably. Approximately 3000 feet of it have been graded and graveled, the culverts are all built and a concrete slab bridge is being built at Lockington for carrying the road over the Sidney feeder of the Miami and Erie Canal. Some clearing and grubbing is being done on Road No. 8. The steel bridge on Buxton Pike over the outlet channel was opened for traffic on July 25. During the month the Class B Dragline has been occupied in placing selected backfill behind the east wall of the outlet structure, in loading trucks with gravel for Road No. 9 and in stripping soil from the low marsh ground lying east of the outlet works. The gravel washing and screening plant, out of service until next year, when it will again be needed for building the spillway weir, has been leased until the end of this year. The product is to be used for building concrete roads. B. M. Jones, Division Engineer. August 18, 1919. TAYLORSVILLE The rock excavation for the outlet works, being done by the big Lidgerwood dragline, is still progressing a little faster than the estimated rate, as has been the case for the past three months. There has been only a few yards' difference in the monthly records of this machine during this period. The progress on the sluicing has been only fair as a new borrow pit is being opened up and all of the water lines have been...show more

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  • Paperback | 294 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 531g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123691127X
  • 9781236911278