Bachelors Theses

Abstract

"Meramec Spring is situated in the east central part of Phelps County, Missouri, about one quarter of a mile west of the county line. The spring proper is in the center of a small natural amphitheatre from which the water flows through a valley which has a bearing of approximately N. 30 degrees W., about one quarter of a mile from the spring the course of the stream is changed about sixty degrees to the east, one quarter mile from this bend the stream joins the Meramec River...The volume of water delivered by the spring is modified to some extent by the amount of rain precipitated in the surrounding district...The improvements contemplated are a dam and sluice to impound and deliver the water from the spring to the turbine in the power house"--pages 1 -2.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Degree Name

B.S. in Civil Engineering

Publisher

Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy

Publication Date

1902

Pagination

ii, 22 pages

Geographic Coverage

Missouri
Maramec Spring (Mo.)

Rights

© 1902 F. H. Walsh and Lawrence May, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

File Type

text

Language

English

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Hydroelectric power plants -- Missouri
Water-power

Thesis Number

T 90

Print OCLC #

5922684

Electronic OCLC #

269036967

Comments

F. H. Walsh determined to be Francis Henry Walsh from "School of Mines and Metallurgy Catalogue 1902-1903".
Thesis includes two plates. Plate No. I. "shows a topographical map of the spring and surroundings". Plate No. II. "shows sketches of the power house in plan, side elevation and cross section". PDF lacking plates.
Illustrated by authors.

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