Muscle Shoals; Hearings Before the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate, Sixty-Seventh Congress, Second Session, on S. 3420, to Provide for the Manufacture of Explosives for the Use of the Army and Navy, Volume 1-4

Muscle Shoals; Hearings Before the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate, Sixty-Seventh Congress, Second Session, on S. 3420, to Provide for the Manufacture of Explosives for the Use of the Army and Navy, Volume 1-4

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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. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...that such an arbitrary increase will approximately represent the difference in the cost factors in the year 1916 and at the present time. (A.) Allotted for construction as per national defense act of 1916 Transferred from armament and fortification fund, June, 1920 Total allotments to date Total approximate expenditures and commitments to date Amount to be asked from Congress Approximate total cost (based on 1919 conditions) Amount properly allotted to navigation purposes Net cost for power purposes Production cost, 1 horsepower per year (based on average horsepower 300,000, and a 10 per cent interest and operating expense) (B.) General engineering and office expenses Camps, general plant, railroad constructions The dam proper Locks Substructure of power house and tailrace Flowage damages Road changes Clearing Head gates Racks Cranes Generating equipment Cables and wiring Total 100 per cent increase Total cost of dam Amount properly allotted to navigation purposes and not useful for power 4, 500,000.00 Cost of dams for power purposes 28,974,000.00 Production cost of 1 horsepower per year (baaed on average horsepower 300,000, and a 10 per cent interest and operating expense) 9.66 Note.--One horsepower at Niagara Falls sells at $17 per year. (D) MANUFACTURING COST OF CALCIUM CVANAMID (LIME NITROGEN) AT UNITED STATBS NITRATE PLANT NO. 2. 1 When the Wilson Dam is complete, the cheaper water power will he avilable. If we assume this J cost 80.00075 per kilowatt hour, the cost of cvanamid fertilizer will be reduced to 830.S5 per ton. It should bo noted that the power cost of 80.00075 per'kilowatt hour used in this and the following tables is not as large as will be placed upon the power which is sold, but represent approximately what may fairly be...show more

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  • Paperback | 676 pages
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236620259
  • 9781236620255