Wyoming Reports Volume 23

Wyoming Reports Volume 23

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...the dam so the grade had to be raised two feet to get it out of the water in order to render it safe to run the construction train. The water also ran through the tunnel. The evidence further tended to show that the effect of water flooding the track and running through the tunnel was to soften the track and render it dangerous in the transportation of passengers and freight, and that the dam is liable to overflow during high water in the future by such floating debris, and especially by reason of submerged cottonwood trees above the dam, which will decay and ultimately, by reason of such decay, wash'down the stream and lodge against the superstructure and cause back water which will overflow the railroad track, wash through the tunnel and together with the danger of floods and rains constitute a continuing danger to the operation of the railroad. It will be observed that after the Power Company had completed the dam it furnished and presented to the State Engineer an amended plan or map of the dam as constructed by it, showing the superstructure on the crest of the dam which was not shown in the prior drawings. This amended plan or map of the dam, as already stated, bears the approval of the State Engineer under date of July 2, 1913. It has no filing mark. The evidence tends to show that it was furnished in response to a request of the State Engineer for a report of the progress that the Power Company had made and was making in the construction of the dam. It is urged that the State Emgineer's indorsement of approval of this so-called amended plan cured and legalized any departure from the original plan in the matter of the construction of the dam. It is apparent that the Power Company did not rely upon the indorsement of approval...
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  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 358g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236782550
  • 9781236782557