[Bill to aid construction of Sutro Tunnel of Comstock Lode.]

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Mines and Mining

Publisher: [s.n.] in Washington

Written in English
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  • Mines and mineral resources,
  • Tunnels,
  • Sutro Tunnel (Nev.)

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Pagination2 p.
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Open LibraryOL15945367M

Mr. Sutro wants Congress to tap the mountain by means of a tunnel, — the Sutro Tunnel, — so that the water will all run out at the bottom, far below the silver, leaving the mines dry. 3. ested in the Sutro tunnel. Comstock lode, etc. the amendment was agreed to and the bill was laid aside to be reporn-d to the house. The total sum appro priated by it is about seventeen mil lion dollars. The committee then took up the tonsil n appropriation bill. aooroDri-ating three million forty eight thou-sanu dollars, and disposed ot it. Adolph Heinrich Sutro was born in Prussia in He came to the United States in , to California in , and to Nevada in Sutro was the mining engineer who planned the Sutro Tunnel, which was constructed through Mount Davidson to reach the Comstock lode. The tunnel was built between and and cost $6,,00 to build. In ConstruCtion History soCiety of AmeriCA issue no. 22 J Anu ry 1 newsletter It is a New Year and our fifth in operation. Thank you all for mak-ing this possible and a reminder to renew your memberships for Early November saw us at MIT in Cambridge for our 3rd Biennial.

Sutro designed and oversaw the construction of a tunnel (known as "Sutro Tunnel") to alleviate ventilation and flooding problems inherent in mining operations at the Comstock Lode. In when the tunnel was completed and in operation, Sutro sold his interest in it for about $1,, and returned to San Francisco where he entered the real. Decem COLUMBIA, Md. — Costello Construction, a Maryland-based firm providing general construction services to public and private sector clients, is pleased to announce it has been selected by Montgomery County to build the new library in Silver Spring, 70, square foot, $35 million project is expected to meet the unique needs of an increasingly urban, ethnically and.   Find out about Silverton Miner\'s Union Hospital Historic Bldg Renov PH1 and other projects out for bid. Elizabeth River Tunnels (formerly Midtown Tunnel), Virginia Saving drivers time, money and frustration The Elizabeth River Tunnels project will improve the lives of local people substantially via greater accessibility to work, educational facilities, medical services, shopping and recreational activities.

  were approaching the Comstock ledge. They were, in fact, already filling their rude sluice-boxes with decomposed rock from the giant lode, and were washing out a little gold, while they threw many a lump of nearly pure silver down the gulches with loud imprecations because the "blue stuff" clogged the machines. construction of the logic tree of events with consideration of all possible on-site emergencies. Eremina Tatiana Women for Safety (Russia) New project SAFE CITY New project SAFE CITY 1. To analyze the challenges in the area of fire safety and all areas connected with it (all consequences of fires to be evaluated (for example, ecologicalFile Size: 2MB.

[Bill to aid construction of Sutro Tunnel of Comstock Lode.] by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Mines and Mining Download PDF EPUB FB2

One of the most important mining discoveries in American History, the Comstock Lode in Nevada was the first major silver discovery in the United States and virtually ended the California Gold Rush.

Discovered under what would become one of the most important gold camps in the West – Virginia City, on the eastern slope of Mt. Davidson, the mines would yield more than million dollars of. The Comstock Lode is a lode of silver ore located under the eastern slope of Mount Davidson, a peak in the Virginia Range in Virginia City, Nevada (then western Utah Territory), which was the first major discovery of silver ore in the United States and named after American miner Henry Comstock.

After the discovery was made public init sparked a silver rush of prospectors to the area. COMSTOCK TUNNEL & DRAINAGE CO. SUTRO TUNNEL CO. IBLA Decided March 1, Appeal from decisions of the Nevada State Office, Bureau of Land Management, declaring lode mining claims null and void ab initio in whole or in part.

NMC through NMC Reversed in part; set aside and remanded in part. Abstract: The Adolph Sutro Papers consists of correspondence, much of it relating to the Sutro Tunnel Company and to the Funding Bill; records of the Sutro Tunnel Company including cipher books; documents relating to property holdings in San Francisco, Alameda, San Mateo and Napa Counties; payrolls and reports for the Cliff House, Sutro Railroad, San Miguel Ranch, Sutro Baths, Sutro Library.

Full text of "Closing argument of Adolph Sutro, on the bill before Congress to aid the Sutro Tunnel: delivered before the Committee on Mines and Mining of the House of Representatives of the United States of America, Monday, Ap " See other formats. The U.S. Congress granted the Sutro Tunnel Company an exclusive charter on J The charter gave Sutro the right to purchase public land at $ per acre to use for construction of the tunnel, and $ per acre for land within 2,' of the tunnel which contained mineral veins and lodes.

It was just a godforsaken mountainside, but no place on earth was richer in silver. For a bustling, enterprising America, this was the great bonanza. The dreamers, the restless, the builders, the vultures -- they were lured by the glittering promise of instant riches and survived the brutal hardships of a mining camp to raise a legendary boom town/5(3).

the Sutro Tunnel Company, was to construct a tunnel with a double track railroad therein, for the purpose of draining, ventilating, and carrying out the ore from the mines on the Comstock Lode and other lodes, in the State of Nevada.

During the progress of the construction of said tunnel, to wit: on January 4th,the Sutro Tunnel Company. Full text of "The Sutro tunnel company and the Sutro ty, income, prospects, and pending litigation.

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of Pittsburgh, life on the struggling Central of Vermont inan explanation of steam dryers on superheaters Manufacturer: Popular Publications Inc. CRISS 2A is a closed mining claim in Storey, Nevada. Ownership and use of this claim is overseen by the Bureau of Land Management's Sierra Front Field Office under the serial number NMC The last action for this claim occurred on April 8,   Jacobson, Miner, Merchant, and Mayor, had meanwhile published a number of pamphlets in hopes of obtaining federal aid for the tunnel project, including Closing Argument of Adolph Sutro on the Bill before Congress to Aid the Sutro Tunnel (Washington: M’Gill & Witherow, ); Why Does the Bank of California Oppose the Sutro Tunnel?The Mystery Explained (Washington: M’Gill &.

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Map shows mining claims, railroads, roads, mine shaft locations, mills, tunnels, township grid numbers, graveyards, and toll roads. Includes "List of mineral claims shown upon Parkinson's map of the Comstock Lode" on accompanying pages.

Insets: [Continuation of main map to show "Flowery Dist." in section 23] and "Longitudinal section of the Comstock Lode." Relief shown by hachures, spot Author: T. Parkinson. Comstock Lode Book Summary and Study Guide.

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Map of the Comstock lode and the Washoe mining claims embracing the districts of Virginia, Gold Hill, Devils Gate, Silver Star, and Flowery in Storey and Lyon Counties, Nevada Responsibility compiled from official surveys made by T.D.

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An Editor on the Comstock Lode. Palo Alto: Pacific Books, This contains dozens of vignettes of life "on the Comstock," highlighting some of the area's more notable individuals.

Dwyer, Richard A. and Richard E. Lingenfelter. Dan De Quille, The Washoe Giant. Reno: University of Nevada Press, This book documents how Government, through influential reports, has sought to shape the performance and attitudes of parties to the construction industry.

It provides a critical review of 12 of the most significant, setting these against their political, social and economic background, and offers a ready reference and critique for researchers. Comstock Bridge served travelers on the main road between Colchester and Middletown for nearly sixty years, until a new concrete bridge was built downstream in Now situated in a public park, Comstock Bridge is a well-preserved example of the Howe truss, an innovative design patented in The Howe truss combined vertical iron rods and.

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UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library > Pamphlet Maps Collection > Map of Virginia City and the Comstock Lode, state of Nevada, showing the latest changes up to Jan. Image / Map of Virginia City and the Comstock Lode, state of Nevada, showing. ADOLPH SUTRO Inscribed & Signed Book on the Sutro Tunnel by Committee on Mines and Mining of the U.S.

House of Representatives Recommending a Govt. Loan ADOLPH SUTRO (). Mining Engineer who formed the Sutro Tunnel Company, constructed a Mining Tunnel for the Comstock Lode, Elected Mayor of San Francisco in Brand: Early American History Auctions.

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This is the second opinion in this case.Design and Construction of High Tunnels in West Virginia Lewis W. Jett1 High tunnels are passively vented, solar greenhouses that are used to lengthen the production and marketing season of vegetable and fruit crops (Figure 1).

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