Nicaragua Canal. Message from the President; Transmitting the Report of the Board of Engineers for Ascertaining the Feasibility, Permanence, and Cost of Construction and Completion of the Nicaragua Canal by the Route Contemplated and

Nicaragua Canal. Message from the President; Transmitting the Report of the Board of Engineers for Ascertaining the Feasibility, Permanence, and Cost of Construction and Completion of the Nicaragua Canal by the Route Contemplated and

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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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...The Board examined the company's buildings north of the canal and the shore line in front of them. At 2 p. m. the Wylo, with freight from New York, arrived; but in the absence of the tug Coburg, which, with a lighter, constitutes the means of landing freights at Greytown, the Wylo was unable to discharge, and therefore sailed again for Bluefields, to return later. At 6.30 Governor Rivas, with the secretary and interpreter, Mr. Barton, called on the Board at its quarters, and at 7 Mr. Weist called to present the following credentials: Translation. National Palace, Managua, April 20, 1895. Engineers Don Maximiliano Sonnenstern and Mr. Julius Weist, Present: On the 25th of the present month you will proceed to San Juan del Norte (Greytown) as commissioners of this Government, in order to receive, accompany, and give any information they should like to the engineers of the United States Government sent to this country to study the route of the interoceanic canal and inform their Government of everything concerning it. The present note is sufficient credential to you for the commission of engineers and all the authorities of the Republic to carry out your commission. I am, sincerely, Alonzo, Minister of War and Public Works. The Board was glad to avail itself of the minister's attention, and were indebted later to Mr. Weist for much assistance and information. Thursday, May 16.--At 7.40 a. m. the Board, accompanied by Messrs. Menocal and Von Braida, made an inspection of the railroad line westward from the machine shops, for 11 miles, to beyond Camp No 7, between the sites of Locks Nos. 1 and 2. The party were conveyed on a pump car and a flat car, propelled by poles, and made the outward journey in three hours, returning under a pouring rain at...show more

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  • Paperback | 102 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236609905
  • 9781236609908