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Letterpress (Paperback): Royal Engineers' Institute
Letterpress (Paperback): Royal Engineers' Institute

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Royal Engineers' Institute

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...on the Works Department. (1). TEMPORARY REPAIRS AND DEVIATIONS. The temporary repairs on the Natal line were begun by the 9th (Field) Company and " C " Pontoon Troop, R.E., and were carried on by Capt. F. G. Fuller, R.E., with the 8th (Railway) and 31st (Fortress) Companies, R.E. (late Western F.R.S.). Capt. Greenwood did what was required on the Klerksdorp branch; Capt. Fuller, R.E., and subsequently Lieut. H. A. Micklem, D.S.O., R.E., carried out the repairs on the eastern section. (A).--soU'r1-1 EASTERN LINE T0 NATAL. It was known at Army Headquarters that a railway repairing party from Natal was working towards Standerton from Volksrust, and on the 26th June " C " Pontoon Troop (under Capt. G. A. Travers, R.E.) moved from Vereeniging to Blesbok Spruit bridge to assist in carrying " railhead " southwards to meet them. K Rand Mines utilised by the Railway. Military and Railway Situation. Distribution of "ork. The 9th (Field) Companyunder Major H. J. W. Jerome, R.E., was already at work on a diversion, as it was inadvisable to raise and utilise the broken girders of the permanent bridge (vide Plate 66). Formation level at the deviation bridge was 6 feet lower than on the permanent one, and the temporary structure consisted of cribs and trestles, similar to others already described. The 9th (Field) Company returned to Pretoria on the day the diversion was completed (and July), whilst "C" Pontoon Troop moved on to Zuikerbosch spruit, where a single 50-metre span girder bridge had been destroyed. Plate 68 and Photo 40 show the state of affairs; and after consideration it was decided to make a diversion. The bridge across the stream was skew and 240 feet long (Plate 67). The southern approach...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Royal Engineers' Institute
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 150
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-08042-0
Barcode: 9781230080420
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-230-08042-2

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