Annual Report of the Roads Division of the Department of Public Works and Mines For the Year ended 30th September, 1909

By: DONKIN, Hiram

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DONKIN, Hiram. Annual Report of the Roads Division of the Department of Public Works and Mines For the Year ended 30th September, 1909. Halifax, N.S.:Commissioner of Public Works and Mines, King's Printer, 1910. Holloway Bro s., Printers, 69 Granfville Street. Pp (8),[1]-419,(1),+ 10 plates. 8vo, brown wrappers, lettered in black. Contents : Part 1 - Reports : Report of the Commissioner; Report of the Assistant Commissioner: Preliminary Remarks; Annual cost of bridge maintenance; Expenditure in past year; Stony roads; Clay roads—subdrainage; Road machine work; Improvements made by past expenditure; Freshets; Painting of steel bridges; Statute labor; Draw bridges. Part 2 - Statutes and Bulletins : Act relating to expenditure of Provincial Road and Bridge Grants; Bulletin No. 4. Steel Bridge Painting and Adjustment:Introductory - Cleaning and scraping - Tools required for painting - Adjus tment and general repairs - Preliminaries to painting - Paint - Painting - Recommended practice for painting bridges. Bulletin No. 5— Part 1. Broken Stone Roads: Broken stone and gravel roads - Tools and machinery - Cost of stone - Width of country roads - Grading - Grading construction - Culverts and drainage - Subgrading - Second course - Third course - Trimming - Summary - Costs. Part 2. Gravel Roads: Gravel - Construction - First course - Second course - Trimming - Summary - Costs. ighway Construction, Cuts and Diagrams: Cross sections — Subdrains — Tile drainage — Concrete culverts — Roadmachinery. Oart 3. Statistics : Information on tables; Public Highways - d etails 0f expenditure; Construction and repairs of Smaller Bridges - details of expenditure; Maintenance of Larger Bridges - details of expenditure; Summary statement of expenditure and obligations of the Roads Division during the Fiscal Year 1909. Appendix : Detailed statement of expenditures authorized by other departments and by municipal authorities chargeable to 1909 grant of the Roads Division. Plate captions : Part I. Middleton Bridge (Steel); Poulamond Bridge (Concrete Arcb); Hilton Road, Yarmouth Co., (Earth); Kelley's Corner Road, Yarmouth Co., (Earth); West Bay Culvert (Concrete). Part II. Martinique Bridge (Steel Rail Span); Herring Cove Road, Halifax Co., (Gravel); Spryfield Road, Halifax Co., (Gravel); Falmouth Dyke Road, Hants Co., (Gravel); Hilton Road, Yarmouth Co., (Earth). Spine and corners chipped, rear cover detached, browning to last page, else very good. 65.00

Title: Annual Report of the Roads Division of the Department of Public Works and Mines For the Year ended 30th September, 1909

Author Name: DONKIN, Hiram

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Commissioner of Public Works and Mines, King's Printer, Halifax, N.S., 1910,:

Seller ID: 107072

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