Hollow Reinforced-Concrete Structure Replaces Dam at Austin, Texas, Which Failed Fifteen Years Ago

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This article gives historical background of the first dam at Austin, Texas and its failure followed by a discussion of the changes that were made when building the new dam, including plans.

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[6] p. ; ill ; 35 cm.

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Engineering Record [1915].

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This article gives historical background of the first dam at Austin, Texas and its failure followed by a discussion of the changes that were made when building the new dam, including plans.

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[6] p. ; ill ; 35 cm.

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On cover: "Reprinted from Engineering Record, May 29, June 5 and June 12, 1915 issues." "Newly Completed Dam at Austin, Texas Replacing Structure Which ailed in 1900."

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  • [1915]

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  • c. 1893-05 - c. 1915-06

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  • June 3, 2008, 4:43 a.m.

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  • May 20, 2009, 1:05 p.m.

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Engineering Record. Hollow Reinforced-Concrete Structure Replaces Dam at Austin, Texas, Which Failed Fifteen Years Ago, book, [1915]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth38119/: accessed November 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.