Annual Report of the State Engineer and Surveyor on the Canals of New York

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1859 accompanied by volume of maps with title: Engravings of plans, profiles and maps, illustrating the standard models, from which are built the important structures on the New York State canals.

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Página 390 - Butternut creek, Chittenango creek flows through an irregular dumb-bell-shaped area extending in a northwest and southeast direction. This area lies chiefly in the dissected, hilly region south of the line of the New York Central railroad. The length of the basin is about 22 miles. Its width in the upper portion is 9 miles; in the middle portion, 4 miles ; in the lower portion, 7 miles. The drainage basin is deeply rolling, mostly cleared and has a heavy, impervious soil with extensive sodded-meadow...
Página 530 - The bridge has a single span of 235 feet. The initial point for soundings is the top of the face of the left abutment on the downstream side.
Página 251 - Champlain canal, and providing for a submission of the same to the people to be voted upon at the general election to be held in the year nineteen hundred and three...
Página 536 - Garmaeu, flows into the Neversink near Godeffroy, about 9 miles from Port Jervis and just above the gaging station, which is located at the suspension highway bridge at this point. The river drains a narrow valley along the southern slope of the Catskill mountains. There are several reservoirs in the upper watershed, two of which are now in use. The principal power is located at Rose's Point, near Cuddebackville, in the vicinity of the old Delaware and Hudson canal.
Página 394 - In the construction of the Chenango canal, Tioughnioga creek was diverted and DeRuyter reservoir receives the drainage tributary to this stream above the point of diversion and also that from additional area tributary to Limestone creek, making a total area above the reservoir outlet of 18.8 square miles. The reservoir has a capacity of 504,468,000 cubic feet and a surface area of about 1.0 square mile.
Página 356 - Oswego canals. Cayuga and Seneca lakes are noted for their depth and for the abrupt slopes of their beds. The influence of the lakes on Oswego River is of the utmost importance in contributing to the steadiness of its flow.
Página 283 - Bay, where the said river falleth into the sea ; and on the north by the line of the Massachusetts plantation ; and on the south by the sea; and in longitude as the line of the Massachusetts colony, running from east to west, that is to say, from the said Narraganset Bay on the east, to the south sea on the west part, with the islands thereunto adjoining...
Página 265 - ... soil maps. The information contained in this volume will prove of both economic and educational value to...
Página 291 - Contractor, and in case any question shall arise between the parties hereto, touching this contract, such estimate and decision shall be a condition precedent to the right of the Contractor to receive any money under this contract.
Página 440 - Black River and Erie canals. The Mohawk flows southward until it reaches the city of Rome, at which point it turns...

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