Title: Architect and engineer
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Subjects: Architecture Architecture Architecture Building
Publisher: San Francisco : Architect and Engineer, Inc
Contributing Library: San Francisco Public Library
Digitizing Sponsor: San Francisco Public Library
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APARTMENTS FOR MR. NATHAN L. BELL.SAN FRx^NCISCO. J. F. DUNN, ARCHITECT THE ARCHITECT AND ENGINEER 67
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(See Frunlisjiiece) HOUSE FOR MR. ROP.KRT S. ATKINS, SANFRANCISCO. J. F. DUNN, AKClirrFCT 58 THE ARCHITECT AND ENGINEER Construction of Future Highway Pavements By R. M. MORTON, Highway Engineer of Sacramento County THE concrete road has gfained such popularity during the last five yearsthat today it is the general type used for highway construction in Cali-fornia. This popularity is due to many advantageous features. Concreteas a foundation offers a rigidity and bridging power which is not so success-fully obtained in any other type of base; as a wearing .surface it is hard andresistant to the abrasion of traffic; it is smooth, which makes it very acceptableto the automobilists; it offers slight resistance to traction in hot weather, whichmakes it a favorite among those who use the highways for heavy hauling.These qualities, coupled with the ease of installation and the low maintenancecost, render it popular with highway engineers. In brief, the concrete pave-ment comes nearer fulfilli
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