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VV-84 SNAKE RIVER, OREG., WASH., AND IDAHO. Part. Title. Period. Appropriations. a Snake R. (above Lewiston) 1881-1885 b Snake It., Asotin to Pittsburg Landing 1899-1900 c Snake R. (upper) 1890-1896 $45,000.00 Total 45,000.00 Part (a), VV-84 Snake River, Wash. (above Lewiston). ENGINEERS. Chief of Engineers. R., 81, 332; 82, 324; 85. 372. In charge: Capt. C. F. Powell. R., 82, 2716. Maj. W. A. Jones. R., 85, 2440. Assistants: Lt. T. W. Symons. R., 82, 2718. F. J. Carrel. R., 85, 2441. PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS. Description of R., 82, 2716, 2718; 85, 2441. PLANS. By Capt. Powell, 1881, imp., Lewiston to Salmon R., by removal of rs. bowlders, and gravel, to give navigation from 4 to 6 months of the year; est., $32,604, 82, 2718, 2722. SURVEYS. Lewiston to mouth of Salmon R. au. act Mar. 3, 1881, 81, 332; made by Capt. Powell, 1881, 82, 2716. Bet. Lewiston and mouth of Boise R. au. act July 5, 1884; made by Maj. Jones, 1884, 85, 2440. Part (b), VV-84 Snake River, Oreg. and Wash. COMMERCE. None at 1899, and none looked for for years to come 00, 4342. ENGINEERS. Chief of Engineers. It., 00, 665. In charge. Capt. W. W. Harts, 1899. R., 00, 4338. PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS. Description of. A long, crooked mountainous stream rising in Yellowstone Park and emptying into the Columbia, with a total fall bet. Pittsburg Landing and Asotin, a distance of 74 m., of about 530', with at least 1 rapid to every mile, 00, 4339. SURVEY. Ex. from Asotin, Wash., to Pittsburg Landing, Oreg., au. act Mar. 3, 1899: made, 1899, by Capt. Harts (It. unfay.), 00, 4338. Part (c), VV-84 Snake (Upper) River, Idaho. (Between Huntington Bridge and Seven Devils mining district.) APPROPRIATIONS. 1892, $20,000, 93, 3373. 1894, 25,000, 95, 3390. Total, 45,000 COMMERCE. Navigation impracticable in 1892, 93, 3373. ENGINEERS. Chief of Engineers. It., 91, 411; 93, 438; 94, 407; 95, 448; 96, 416. In charge: Capt. T. W. Symons, 1891-95. It., 91, 3285, 3288; 93, 3372; 94, 2589 95, 3388. Capt. II. Taylor, 1896. it., 96, 3387. Assistants: A. J. McMillan. R., 91, 3286. Wm. Cuthbert. It., 91, 3289. P. G. Eastwick. R., 93, 3374. OPERATIONS. 1892-93. 2,143 c. y. r. removed, 93, 3373. 1894-95. 1,858 c. y. r. removed, 95, 3390. 1895-96. Obstr. below Eagle Rock and at the head of Shoo Fly Rapids partly removed. Work of imp. abandoned, 96, 3387. PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS. Description of, 91, 3286. In 1893 it was thought that navigation of the R. would always be difficult and dangerous in spite of all that could be done by way of imp., 93, 3373. PROJECTS. By Capt. Symons, 1891, removal of obstr. rs. and reefs from selected chan 150' w., and for putting in ringbolts and iron posts for convenience of loaded boats lining up over the worst rapids, est., $80,000, 93, 3372. By Col. Mendell, DE., 1895, abandoning all work of imp., and sale of barges and other similar property engaged in the work, any other property to be trans. to other works of imp., 96, 3387. SURVEY. Sur. an. act Sept. 19, 1890; made, 1891, by Capt. Symons, 91, 3288. Maps. 91, 3291; 92, Atlas, 121, 122, 123.

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