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Página 141 - States outside established harbor lines or where no harbor lines have been established except on plans recommended by the Chief of Engineers and authorized by the Secretary of War; and it shall not be lawful to excavate or fill, or in any manner to alter or modify the course, location, condition, or capacity of any port roadstead, haven, harbor, canal, lake harbor of refuge, or inclosure within the limits of any breakwater, or of the channel of any navigable water of the United States, unless the...
Página 43 - An Act making appropriations for the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes...
Página 2 - ... perform all engineering services, and make all examinations and prepare all statements, plans, specifications, and contracts which any department may need in the discharge of its duties ; shall, upon being notified by the superintendent of streets, supervise all repairs on the bridges of the city used as highways which affect the safety of the structures, and shall, when required by the mayor or by any officer or board in charge of a department, measure the work done by contract for the city,...
Página 43 - That the engineer officer of the United States army, in charge of the district within which the bridge is to be built, may supervise its construction, in order that said plans shall be complied with. 2. That the old "Charles-river bridge...
Página 33 - Sixth street. 6th. — New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Old Colony Division. Adams street. Cedar Grove Cemetery. Medway street. Savin Hill avenue. 7th. — New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, Providence Division. Albany street. Arlington square. Baker street, West Roxbury. Bellevue street, West Roxbury. Berkeley street. Broadway, South Boston. Canterbury street, West Roxbury. Centre...
Página 168 - The engineering department shall be under the charge of the city engineer, who shall be consulted on all matters relating to public improvements of every kind, where the advice of a civil engineer would be of service ; shall, unless otherwise specially provided, take charge of the construction of all public works of the city which properly come under the direction of a civil engineer ; shall...
Página 3 - HON. NATHAN MATTHEWS, JR., Mayor of the City of Boston : — Sir, — In compliance with the provisions of...
Página 62 - The engine crossheads work on guides cast in the vertical columns. The motion is transmitted from the crossheads by links to beams or rockers carried in pedestals on the bedplate of the engine. From these beams the connecting-rods work off in one direction and the pump links in the opposite direction, but inclined at an angle of about 30 degrees from the horizontal. The leverage of the various pins in the beams is such that the stroke, which is 6 feet in the case of the steam pistons, is reduced...
Página 33 - IV. — BRIDGES SUPPORTED BY RAILROAD CORPORATIONS. 1st. — Boston & Albany Railroad. Harrison avenue. Market street, Brighton. Tremont street. Washington street. 2d. — Boston & Maine Railroad, Western Division. Main street. Mystic avenue. 3d. — Boston & Maine, Eastern Division.
Página 5 - Plans Engineering Works, loose; 14 vols. Plans Engineering Works, bound; Photographs of Engineering Works; apparatus for blueprinting; 1 microscope; 1 mercurial barometer; 1 aneroid barometer; 1 holosteric barometer; 1 set hydrometers; 1 hygrometer; 1 pr. field-glasses; 2 typewriters; 2 dynamometers; 1 pentagraph; -I calculating-machine.

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