Report of the Chief of Engineers U.S. Army, Part 4
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1892
Includes the Report of the Mississippi River Commission, 1881-19 .
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Page 3527 - 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 their transportation over the railroads or public highways leading to said bridge; and the United States shall have the right of way for postal telegraph purposes...
Page 3528 - ... security of navigation of said river as the Secretary of War shall prescribe; and, to secure that object, the said company or corporation shall submit to the Secretary of War, for his examination and approval, a design and drawings of...
Page 3472 - Sec. 3. 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 troop*, and the munitions of war of the United States, than the rate per mile paid for their transportation over the railroads or public highways leading to said bridge ; and the United States shall have the right of way for postal telegraph...
Page 3473 - ... direction and strength of the currents at all stages, and the soundings, accurately showing the bed of the stream, the location of any other bridge or bridges...
Page 3541 - Columbia, is hereby limited and restricted to eight hours in any one calendar day, and it shall be unlawful for any officer of the United States Government or...
Page 3507 - Commission as aforesaid, to be paid for as appropriations may from time to time be made by law, not to exceed in the aggregate two million dollars, exclusive of the amounts herein and heretofore appropriated...
Page 3484 - War, for his examination and approval, л design and drawings of the bridge, and a map of the location, giving, for the space of one mile above and one mile below the proposed location, the topography of the banks of the river, the shore- lines at high and low water, the direction and strength of the currents at all stages, and the soundings, accurately showing the bed of the stream...
Page 3530 - That said draw shall be opened promptly, upon reasonable signal, for the passage of boats...
Page 3527 - 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...
Page 3517 - ... thereto, upon payment of a reasonable compensation for such use; and in case the owner or owners of said bridge and the several railroad companies, or any one...