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5493
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Some very impressive engineering feats were accomplished in North Carolina during the 20th-century. Among them are Fontana Dam on the Little Tennessee River, the tallest dam east of the Rocky Mountains; the relocation of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse; and the Linn Cove Viaduct on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 69 Issue 10, Mar 2002, p76-78, 80-81, il Periodical Website
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12139
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In 1825, the State of North Carolina engaged the services of Hamilton Fulton, described as a distinguished engineer from England, to ascertain the importance, practicability, and expenses of re-opening the inlet at or near Nag's Head. Fulton's report favored changes and commenced a quarter century of agitation to accomplish the most state's ambitious and fascinating project to that time. This article is a two-part series and the first part of this series can be found in the following issue, October 1956, Vol. 24, No. 11, p9-10.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 12, Nov 1956, p10-11, il
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12137
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In 1825, the State of North Carolina engaged the services of Hamilton Fulton, described as a distinguished engineer from England, to ascertain the importance, practicability, and expenses of reopening the inlet at or near Nag's Head. Fulton's report favored such changes, commencing a quarter century of agitation to accomplish the most ambitious and fascinating project in the state's history to that time. This article is a two-part series and contains the beginning of Fulton's report.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 11, Oct 1956, p9-10
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12138
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The largest pump in the world has just been installed in Cherokee County. Capable of pumping 1,750,000 gallons of water per minute, the pump was installed at TVA's Hiwassee Dam and will serve as a combined pump and turbine.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 12, Nov 1956, p9, il
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Record #:
12145
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In 1825, the State of North Carolina engaged the services of Hamilton Fulton, described as a distinguished engineer from England, to ascertain the importance, practicability, and expenses of reopening the inlet at or near Nag's Head. Fulton's report favored such changes, commencing a quarter century of agitation to accomplish the most ambitious and fascinating project in the state's history to that time. This is the concluding article in a series digesting the report of Major Walter Gwyn to the N.C. Internal Improvement Commission in 1840.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 13, Nov 1956, p17-18, map
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15115
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A first class boom is in full swing at State College. Giant industries of the nation - industries playing a key role in the national defense program - have made their way to campus, searching for engineers and other technically trained students to participate in such avenues as aviation and artillery engineering.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 8 Issue 36, Feb 1941, p8-9, 14, f
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30653
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Buddy Creed was the system engineer for South River Electric Membership Corporation for forty-five years. In the last 15 years, Creed helped the cooperative to deploy technology to map its system to GPS coordinates, install engineering analysis programs, streamline inventory control, track projects in real-time, and improve services to rural communities in North Carolina.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 46 Issue 4, Apr 2014, p14, por
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36248
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Employment benefits offered by the profiled thirty four companies, ranged from small to large, included mentorships, child and pet friendly policies, free dental care, flexible work scheduling, tuition reimbursement up to $5,000, paid volunteer days, and all-expense paid trips for top performers. Profiled companies included Hill, Chesson, and Woody; N2 Publishing; Practicon; CCS Construction Staffing; Insperity; Williams Mullen; Alston and Bird LLP; and CPI Security.
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36299
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A positive economic and occupational impact in North Carolina is possible through its growth in industries such as alternate energy. Such an impact is also perceived worldwide. Attesting to this domestic and international impact is insights from eight of the industry’s experts.