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Page 92 - The lands of the State, now owned or hereafter acquired, constituting the forest preserve as now fixed by law, shall be forever kept as wild forest lands. Tlioy shall not be leased, sold or exchanged, or be taken by any corporation, public or private, nor shall the timber thereon be sold, removed or destroyed.
Page 133 - There is but one channel at all stages. Discharge measurements are made from the down-stream side of the bridge, which has a single span of 395 feet.
Page 112 - There are 62 water-wheels in the adjoining mill. These are nearly all of modern types which have been tested at the Holyoke flume. A record is kept of the daily run of each in hours, as well as of the working head, which is usually 18 feet.
Page 26 - ... denser and the demand for their use increases. We have only to look across our northern border to the Dominion of Canada to see how our mistakes in allowing private interests to acquire natural resources have been avoided by the statesmanship of the Dominion government.
Page 188 - In the final analysis, it now appears that the greatest good to the State at large and to the city of Rochester in particular, from storage reservoir construction, will be found in power development rather than in flood control, for the two purposes are to some extent antagonistic. The full reservoir is best for power. The empty reservoir is best for holding back a flood, but both purposes can be combined to some extent and to do this has been one object of the present study.