Proceedings of the Barge Canal Terminal Commission of the State of New York: Transmitted to the Legislature March 1, 1911, Volume 2

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J.B. Lyon Company, state printers, 1911 - Canals - 5 pages
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Page 380 - December thirtyfirst, next preceding the enumeration of population, and shall be confined to manufacturing establishments and mines and quarries which were in active operation during all or a portion of that year. The census of manufactures shall furthermore be confined to manufacturing establishments conducted under what is known as the factory system, exclusive of the so-called neighborhood, household, and hand industries.
Page 560 - ... one of the most important as well as one of the most legitimate sources of his power.
Page 90 - H D— 64-1— voJ 22 47 improvement, and recommending the order of such improvement with the cost thereof, and to recommend the proportion of such cost to be borne by the city of New York; and...
Page 362 - Whereas, navigable communications between Lakes Erie and Champlain, and the Atlantic ocean, by means of canals connected with the Hudson river, will promote agriculture, manufactures and commerce, mitigate the calamities of war, and enhance the blessings of peace, consolidate the union, and advance the prosperity and elevate the character of the United States...
Page 486 - You are. further notified that all interested parties have the privilege of an appeal from this conclusion to the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors, a permanent body sitting at Washington, DC, to which all examination and survey reports of this character are referred.
Page 46 - Decatur the following resolution was adopted : Resolved, That it is the sense of this...
Page 90 - York, or with any city autnoriother duly authorized agents, officers, or representatives tlesof the city of New York, and with any commission of engineers appointed, or who shall hereafter be appointed, to survey or examine said bay and to recommend to the city of New York, plans for the improvement of said Jamaica Bay or the lands in and about said bay. Port Chester Harbor, with a view to obtaining a depth of fifteen feet with corresponding width. Echo Bay, with a view to obtaining a depth of twelve...
Page 551 - ... comprehensive belt railroad system. "This absence of any general rail-water coordination and the present lack of organization of the harbor with respect to its important functions undoubtedly exert a deterrent effect upon the commerce of the port. This is especially true because the present system necessitates a very large amount of rather expensive intraharbor transfer and rehandling by lighterage and drayage. In the current phrase, ' freight is brought from the interior to Jersey City, stored...
Page 570 - ... by water lines. Of the five miles on the two sides of the City Ship canal, four miles are owned by railroads. On the lake front the total frontage protected by breakwaters is about four miles, of which railroads own about three, subject to some disputes as to title. The city owns about three-fourths of a mile, but, with the exception of two blocks, practically none of its frontage can be reached without crossing railroad property. The city controls and maintains nine small docks at street ends.
Page 94 - York, in their discretion, to grant to the city of New York all the right, title and interest of the State of New York not heretofore granted in and to certain of such lands...

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