Report of the Board of Rapid Transit Railroad Commissioners for and in the City of New York; Accompanied by Reports of the Chief Engineer and of the Auditor

Report of the Board of Rapid Transit Railroad Commissioners for and in the City of New York; Accompanied by Reports of the Chief Engineer and of the Auditor

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...property of the City by the construction or operation of the railroad and shall make good to every owner of property abutting upon the railroad, or which shall be injured by the work of construction or by operation thereof, all damage which shall be done to such abutting or injured property through any fault or negligence of the Tunnel Cornpany or successor thereof or of any contractor, sub-contractor or other person in the course of any employment upon the construction or operation of the railroad or any part thereof. The method of construction shall be generally as follows: The tunnels under rivers and streets shall be constructed in whole or in part of masonry or of steel or of iron or any two or more thereof combined. Excavations necessary in the course ot construction by the Tunnel Company shall be made without disturbing the surface of the streets, except the portions of Cortlandt, Dey and Fulton streets adjoining the terminal station aforesaid; PROVIDED, however, that the Board may. wherever elsewhere local conditions make excavations from the surface necessary for efficient construction, grant the right to make such excavations from the surface, subject to such conditions as the Board may prescribe. The tracks shall be constructed of the most approved plan so as to avoid noise or tremor. All plans for, and the method of doing, the work shall from time to time be subject to the approval of the Board. The power to be used shall be electricity or such other power (not involving combustion in the Tunnel) as may be approved by the Board. VII. The plan and profile of the Railroad herewith attached are to be deemed a part of this franchise and to be construed with the text hereof. The same shall be substantially followed, but deviations...show more

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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236775937
  • 9781236775931