Sinking Hydraulic Piles.

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Patent for new and improved sinking hydraulic piles. This design has for its object "the sinking of wooden or other piles in quicksand or ground in which the lateral pressure upon the piles practically prevents their being driven beyond a certain depth. To that end [the design] make[s] use of a jet of water supplied at the entering-point of the pile, and in connection therewith [the design] also use[s] weight applied at the upper end of the pile" (lines 8-16).

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[2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Blake, Lowell Everett. September 1, 1885.

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Patent for new and improved sinking hydraulic piles. This design has for its object "the sinking of wooden or other piles in quicksand or ground in which the lateral pressure upon the piles practically prevents their being driven beyond a certain depth. To that end [the design] make[s] use of a jet of water supplied at the entering-point of the pile, and in connection therewith [the design] also use[s] weight applied at the upper end of the pile" (lines 8-16).

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[2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 325,484, dated September 1, 1885. Application filed September 11, 1884. (No model.)"

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  • September 1, 1885

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  • September 1, 1885

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  • September 11, 1884

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Blake, Lowell Everett. Sinking Hydraulic Piles., patent, September 1, 1885; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth171074/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.