Stock Yard and Fair Ground Rail Road, with a plan and profile
"The road begins at the intersection of the east line of the Stockyards stalls, with the Saint Louis and San Francisco Rail Road. In this road, which is 9735 feet long, there is six pieces each of alternate curved, and straight track. The first piece of track, which is curved, is a 6⁰ curve, to the right (going westward) and contains 13 chords of 100 feet.
Following this is a tangent of 400 feet. And then in succession: A 10⁰ curve, to the left; 10 chords; a tangent of 100 feet a 10⁰ curve, to the right, 8.5 chords; a tangent of 1485 feet; a 9⁰ curve, to the left; 8 chords; a tangent of 2230 feet; a 3⁰ 45’ curve, to the right; 6 chords; a tangent of 200 feet; a 6⁰ 05’ curve, to the left; 5.7 chords and a tangent of 400 feet to the fair grounds front"--page 3.
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Professional Degree in Civil Engineering
Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy
12 pages, 1 plate
© 1876 T. H. Millsaps, All rights reserved.
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Library of Congress Subject Headings
Railroads -- Design and construction -- Missouri
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Millsaps, Thomas H., "S. Y. & F. G. R. R." (1876). Professional Degree Theses. 4.