Report of the Secretary of the Class of 1863 of Harvard College, June, 1875 to June, 1883; With an Appendix

Report of the Secretary of the Class of 1863 of Harvard College, June, 1875 to June, 1883; With an Appendix

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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. 1863 edition. Excerpt: ...bridge across the Mississippi River at Burlington, la., and has built a new single-track bridge across the same river at Winona. He is now constructing, as. Chief Engineer, a single-track bridge across the Missouri River at Leavenworth, Kansas, and two double-track bridges, one across the Missouri River near its mouth, at Bellefontaine Bluffs, and the other across the Mississippi River at Alton, 111. These constitute the most prominent works which he has constructed since the date of the last Class Secretary's Report. While his general professional work has continued to take him over many portions of the United States, he has done little other travelling for the last five years, the most important trip being a visit to Europe in the summer of 1891, the trip, however, lasting less than five weeks. In addition to the professional societies mentioned in the last Report, he is now a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers of London, and of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, besides being a non-resident Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In Chicago he is a member of the Chicago and Union Clubs. His publications have been of a professional character, consisting of reports on various structures which he has erected, --which have been printed in order to preserve the records, --and of a few papers in the Transactions of professional societies. He has printed an article on "The So-Called Quarantine in San Francisco," and one on " Bridges regarded as Commercial Tools." His present residence is at 49 Delaware Place, Chicago, and the greater part of his professional work is now in connection with railroads terminating in Chicago. He spends however, about one quarter of his whole time in the eastern part of...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236607724
  • 9781236607720