Annual Reports of the War Department

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1871
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Page 455 - That any bridge built in accordance with the provisions of this Act shall be a lawful structure and shall be recognized and known as a post route, upon which 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 any railroad, street railway, or public highway leading to said bridge...
Page 455 - That said draw shall be opened promptly upon reasonable signal for the passage of boats whose construction shall not be such as to admit of their passage under the permanent spans of said bridge, except when trains are passing over the same ; but in no case shall unnecessary delay occur in opening the said draw during or after the passage of trains.
Page 455 - 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 6 - Corps of Engineers. — This work occupies an important strategic point for the defense of the northern frontier. It remains in the condition reported in 1809-70, and no work has been done upon it during the past year.
Page 20 - Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, in charge of Major QA Gillmore, Corps of Engineers. — No operations have been carried on at this work during the past year, and there are no funds available at the present time.
Page 455 - And provided also, That said draw shall be opened promptly upon reasonable signal for the passage of boats...
Page 710 - ... not to obstruct, impair, or injuriously modify the navigation of the river. " SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That the secretary of war is hereby authorized and directed, upon receiving said plan and map and other information, and upon being satisfied that a bridge built on such plan, and at said locality...
Page 760 - October 18, 1870,1 was appointed a member of a Board of Engineers to examine the bridges on the Ohio River in accordance with section 5 of the act making appropriations for the improvement of rivers and harbors, approved July 11, 1870. The partial reports of this Board were made December 12, 1870, and February 7, 1871, and the final report April 19, 1871, allof which were printed in the Chief of Engineers
Page 702 - making appropriations for the repair, preservation and completion of certain public works on rivers and harbors and for other purposes...
Page 428 - Railroad Company (stockholders in the Louisville Bridge Company) to construct a railroad bridge over the Ohio river at the head 'of the falls of the Ohio, subject to all the provisions of said act...

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