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June 15, 1917 –Copies of the engineer’s report on the Dry Straits project were received. “The results of the survey indicate, that a deep channel can be dredged through Dry Straits at reasonable cost, and that there will probably be sufficient current through the completed channel to reduce the maintenance cost to a minimum”, the report says. The engineers estimate the total cost of the project at two million dollars. “It is believed, “ the report continues, “that while the cost of maintaining the dike and channel might be large until conditions have become permanent, it woul...

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