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Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting, with a letter from the Chief of Engineers, report of examination of Yaquina River, Oregon, from Yaquina to Elk City

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Title Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting, with a letter from the Chief of Engineers, report of examination of Yaquina River, Oregon, from Yaquina to Elk City
Names United States. Congress. House of Representatives. Committee on Rivers and Harbors
Date Issued 1909 (iso8601)
Note Described the Yaquina Bay and River from Yaquina to Elk City, the communities and industries there, and considered proposed channel deepening. "The General Government expended nearly $700,000 in providing a suitable entrance to Yaquina Harbor, but no advantage was taken of this improvement. On the contrary the commerce, which was never large, dwindled away to a few hundred tons, and the improvement was abandoned about 1905. Under these conditions, it is not probable that the stretch of river under consideration would be extensively used if improved." Recommended against further improvements.
Genre Technical Report
Topic Yaquina River (Or.)
Identifier http://hdl.handle.net/1957/28528

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