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Riassunto: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 Excerpt: ... in the party, comprising a full corps of engineers. The aim at the time was to straighten the river. In 1881 he was one of another party which went out in charge of Professor J. B. Johnson, one of the most distinguished engineers in this country, now dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Wisconsin, and who has written much upon the subject of engineering. This party was known as a precise leveling corps and surveyed the route of a proposed deep water channel from Fulton, I1l., to Lake Michigan. The value of association with these men was almost inestimable, because it was at a time when talented men had time and opportunity to devote attention to study and the discussion of the various subjects under consideration. His career is further detailed by the "Construction News:" "In 1881 Mr. Colcord entered Washington University, where he remained two years, and then took a two years' course of architecture at the Art Institute. Completing this course, he entered the office of Kirtschner & Kirtschner in 1885. They were at the time architects for the board of education at St. Louis, but Mr. Colcord's work was not connected with that branch of their practice. He devoted his attention to the general work of the office. After two years, or in 1887, he went with the Wabash Railway, designing cars. After a year he returned to the office of Kirtschner & Kirtschner, where he remained for six months. He then devoted his attention to monumental designing for the Hurricane Granite Company, with whom he remained two years, or until the Company closed the St. Louis offices, and Mr. Colcord then went to the quarries at Hurricane Island, Maine, where he remained about six months. Mr. Colcord came to Chicago in 1890 and has been very bus...
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Descrizione libro RareBooksClub.com, 2012. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. This item is printed on demand. Codice libro della libreria INGM9781232184249