The Kansas City Bridge: With an Account of the Regimen of the Missouri River, and a Description of Methods Used for Founding in that River

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D. Van Nostrand, 1870 - 140 pages
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Page 11 - ... above extreme high-water mark, measuring to the bottom chord of the bridge, and the piers of said bridge shall be parallel with the current of the river...
Page 11 - That if any bridge built under this act shall be constructed as a drawbridge, the same shall be constructed as a pivot drawbridge, with a draw over the main channel of the river at an accessible and navigable point, and with spans of not less than one hundred...
Page 3 - KANSAS CITY BRIDGE (THE). With an Account of the Regimen of the Missouri River and a Description of the Methods used for Founding in that River. By O. Chanute, Chief Engineer, and George Morrison, Assistant Engineer.
Page 11 - That any bridge constructed under this act, and according to its limitations, shall be a lawful structure, and shall be recognized and known as a post-route, upon which, also, no higher charge shall be made for the transmission over the same of the mails, the troops, and the munitions of war of the United States than the rate per mile paid for the transportation over the railroads or public highways leading to said bridge...
Page 124 - ... shall keep good and sufficient causeways or other adequate facilities for crossing the same ; and said railroad shall not be so constructed as to prevent the public from using any road, street or highway along or across which it may pass, and when said railroad shall be built across any navigable stream said company shall erect a bridge sufficiently high on which to cross, or shall construct a draw-bridge ( the Missouri river excepted) so that in no case shall the free navigation of such stream...
Page 11 - Act and subroad. an ps ject to its limitations shall be a lawful structure, and shall be recognized and known as a post route, upon which also no higher charge shall be made for the transmission over the same of the mails, the troops, and munitions of war of the United States than the rate per mile paid for the transportation over the railroad or public highways leading to the said bridge...
Page 125 - September, 1908, that they call a meeting of the stockholders for the purpose of electing a board of directors. This...
Page 123 - Denver," and by that name shall have perpetual succession, may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded...
Page 12 - And be it further enacted, That any company authorized by the legislature of Missouri may construct a bridge across the Missouri River, at the city of Kansas, upon the same terms and conditions provided for in this act.
Page 11 - That any bridge built under the provisions of this act may, at the option of the company building the same, be built as a draw-bridge, with a pivot or other form of draw, or with unbroken or continuous spans...

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