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Estimates of Henry Stanley Dexter.

To FREDERICK C. Mills, Esq.,

Chief Engineer. The following estimates of the Cashaquo valley route, from the main line near Hog's back hill to the Dansville side cut, at MountMorris, are respectfully submitted.

HENRY STANLEY DEXTER,

Ass't. Engineer.

Section 4*-91 chains. Leaves the main line on the land of Zopher Strong, passes up a ravine and over the dividing ridge between the Genesee and Cashaquo valleys, to a point in a ravine leading to the Cashaquo valley. The apex of the dividing ridge is 76 ft. above bottom, giving an average cut of 45 ft. for 40 chains. It is composed of indurated clay for 52 ft. from the surface, at which depth Col. Williams, in sinking, a well, found quick-sand. 13,200 cubic yards embankment, at 10 C.,..... $1,320 00 2,735 excavation, at 8 C.,...

222 80 514,040

in deep cut, at 181,. 96,382 50 1,338 excavation, at 8 c,..

107 04 684 rods of fence, at 70 C.,..

453 60 1 road bridge, ....

600 57 1

381 26 1 culvert, 8 ft. span,..

615 12 $100,082 89

12 ft., ..

Section 5—83.70 chains. Extends from the termination of the deep cut to Messenger's hollow, where the ravine enters Cashaquo valley. The descent by the ravine and Cashaquo valley to the village of Nunda valley, is 175 ft. in a distance of two miles; overcome by 15 locks, one of 10, one of 9, and two of 8 ft. lift. Excavation, clay. 46,788 cubic yards excavation, at 9 C.,..

$4,210 92 322 rods fence, at 70 C., ....

225 40 2 locks, 8 ft., .....

9,466 00 1 9 ft.,

4,961 00 10 ft.,...

51,810 00 1 road bridge, 12 ft., ..

381 26

18 “

871,054 58

* Numbered to correspond with the profile.

Section 6–80.41 chains. Begins at Messenger's hollow; extends along the foot of the hills to the village of Nunda valley. Excavation, clay and gravel. 35,420 cubic yards excavation, at 8 C.,....

$2,833 60 480 rods fence,

336 00 1 road bridge, ...

600 37 42 chains altering road, at $4,.

168 00 5 locks, 10 ft.,....

29,905 00 5 “ 8 ft., ....

23,665 00

853,507 97

Section 7-80.43 chains. Beginning in the village of Nunda valley, extends over an even surface to a point on Higgins' farm. Little Buffalo run is received into the canal on this section. Excavation, gravelly loam. 30,992 cubic yards of excavation, at 8 cts...... 82,479 36 16 chains light grubbing, at 6 C.,..

96 00 640 rods of fence, at 70 C.,...

448 00 1 road bridge,

600 57 I waste-weir,

235 00 4 locks, 8 feet,....

18,932 00

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$22,790 93 Section 8–79.81 chains. Begins on the land of Higgins, extends over a smooth surface slightly inclining in a transverse direction, affording any required cutting to a point on Henry Rockafeller's farm. This section begins a level of 4 miles and 15 chains in length. Excavation, gravelly loam. 30,800 cubic yds. excavation, at 7 C.,......

$2,156 00 632 rods of fence, at 70 C.,.......

442 40 2 road bridges, 12 and 22,...

981 83 1 waste-weir,...

235 00

$3,815 23 Section 9–81.48 chains. Begins on H. Rockafeller's land, extends over a smooth surface to a point on that of D. Peopel’s. Excavation, gravelly loam. 24,460, cubic yds. excavation, at 7 cts.,

$1,712 20 648 rods of fence, at 70 C.,..

453 00 2 farm bridges,

762 52

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$2,927 72

Section 10—83.95 chains. This section extends over a smooth surface to a point on Squire Banon's land. Excavation, gravelly loam.

27,888 cubic yards excavation, at 7 cts.
1 culvert, 8 feet chord,....
672 rods of fence, at 70 C. ...
i farm bridge,

81,952 16

615 12 470 00 331 26

83,418 94 Section 11–80.46 chains. Begins on the land of Abel Barron, extends over an even surface to the brow of Bushville ravine, on the farm of Thomas Bordine. Excavation, gravelly loam. 35,420 cubic yards excavation, at 7C,....

$2,479 40 11 chains grubbing, at 10 c. ....

110 00 640 rods of fence, at 70 c.

448 00 1 road bridge,

600 57 1 12 feet,....

381 26 i waste-weir,...

235 00

$4,254 23

Section 12–76.41 chains. Beginning on the south bank of Bushville ravine, crosses by an embankment 107 feet high and 8 chains long, terminates on John Vandevender's farm. The earth required for the formation of the embankments can be conveniently procured from either bank of the ravine. Soil, loam. 597,144 c. yards of embankment, for Bushville ravine, at 12 c.

$64,644 00 18,560 cubic yards excavation, at 7 C....

1,299 20 608 rods of fence, at 70 c...

425 60 1 road bridge,

600 57 1 12 fect,

381 26 20 chains light grubbing, at $6,

120 00 1 culvert, 8 feet chord 500 feet long,

2,871 00 2 locks, 8 fect, ....

9,466 00

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879,807 63

Section 13–77.61 chains. Extends over an undulating surface to a point on William Youle's land. Excavation, clay and loam. 33,660 cubic yards excavation, at 7 cts.

$2,356 20 40 chains grubbing, at $7, ..

280 00 612 rods fence, at 70 cts..

428 40 1 road bridge, 12 feet,

381 26 1 farm bridge,

381 26 1 waste-weir,

235 00 4 locks, 8 feet....

18,932 00

822,094 12

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Section 14482.88 chains. Begins on the farm of William Youles, passes over undulating ground to a point on that of La Pew. This section is along the face of the Canascraga range of hills. Excavation, clay and Ioam. 36,520 cubic yards of excavation, at 7 cts......... $2,556 40 24 chains grubbing, at $8,

192 00 2 culverts, 8 feet span,

1,230 24 656 rods fence, at 70 cts.

459 20 3 locks, 8 feet lift,.....

14,199 00 2 road bridges, 12 feet,

762 52

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$19,399 36 Section 15-82 chains. Begins and ends on La Pew's land; located on the slope of the Canascraga range of bills. Ground easy ascent; excavation, clay and loam. 36,080 cubic yards excavation, at 7 cts.r....

$2,525 60 6 chains grubbing, $8,

56 00 656 rocs sencing, at 70 cts.

459 20 1 culvert, 10 fect span,.

809 11 1 waste-weir,

235 00 1 road bridge,

600 57 1 farm do

381 26 8 locks, 8 feet lift.

37,864 00

842,930 74 Section 16–78.25 chains. Extends along the slope of the Canascraga hills to a point near the Dansville turnpike. Seven deep ravines are crossed on this section, one of which is 60 feet below bottom, with an average width of 100 feet; the others are from 15 to 30 feet below, and from 40 to 60 feet average width. Excavation, clay and loam, with a substratum of slate rock. 43,524 cubic yards excavation, at 10 cts.

$4,352 40 62,519

embankment for ravines, at 10 cts. 6,251 90 260 rods fence, at 70 cts......

392 00 1 culvert, 10 feet span, 340 feet long,

2,628 54 1 culvert, 10 feet span, 160 feet long,

1,263 96 2 8 220

2,584 04 13 locks, 8 feet lift,....

61,529 00 2 farm bridges,

762 52 2 culverts, 4 feet span, ..

806 19

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$80,570 55 Section 17-72.42 chains. Begins on the land of R. Stanley, extends along the face of the hills, and intersects the Dansville line on the flats, at the village of Mount Morris. Excavation, clay and alluvion.

40,382 cubic yards excavation, at 8c.....
480 rods fencing, at 70c.
1 road bridge,
2 farm bridges, ..
1 culvert, 8 ft. span,.
1

4
8 locks, 8 ft. lift,

83,230 56

336 00 600 37 762 52 615 12

403 07 37,864 00 4,617 00

$48,428 84

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RECAPITULATION.
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15 Lock houses, at 8250,..

$100,082 89

71,054 58 53,507 97 22,790 93 3,815 23 2,927 72 3,418 94 4,254 23 79,807 63 22,994 12 19,399 36 42,930 74 80,570 55 48,428 84 3,750 00

8559,733 73

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