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Cost estimate of a four room railroad employee's cottage at Las Vegas, Nevada, July 1, 1909

 
Estimate of cost of a four-room cottage at Las Vegas, Nevada. Size 24' x 32', including front and rear porches, using floor plan and elevations similar to design No. 1, drawing No. 15573; exterior walls of 6" concrete blocks, and "Ready Rock" roofing. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Description Material Labor Total ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Excavation (House, fence posts, etc)8 c.y. @ $.40 3.20 3.20 Concrete foundation, 6 c.y. 8.00 21.00 27.00 48. CO Chimney on brackets, 10 lin. ft. 1.20 7.50 4.50 12.00 Exterior walls, 6" conc. blocks, 960 sq. ft. .195 64.80 122.40 187.20 Rough lumber, 3,750' B.M. 34.00 71.25 56.25 127.60 Flooring, 1,000' y. . 43.00 28.00 15.00 43.00 "Ready Rock" roofing, 13 squares 3.30 29.90 13.00 42.90 Finish lumber, 600' B.M. 55.00 24.00 9.00 33.00 Ceiling, 400' B.M. 45.00 12.00 6.00 18.00 Moulding, 320 lin. ft. .04 6.40 6.40 12.80 Moulding, 330 " " .015 2.48 2.47 4.95 Base, l"x8", 250 lin. ft. .12 15.00 15.00 30.00 Windows & Frames, 7 2Lts. 3'0"x4'6"xl 1/2" 7.50 35.00 17.50 52.50 " 1 2Lts. 3'6"x4'6"xl 1/2" 8.50 6.00 2.50 8.50 " 2 2Lts. 2'6"x3'0"xl 1/2" 5.00 G.00 4.00 10.00 Window screens, 10 .60 4.50 1.50 6.00 Doors and frames (Interior), 8 7.00 38.00 18.00 56.00 " " " (Front, 1 12.00 8.75 3.25 12.00 " " " (Screen) 2 2.00 3.25 .75 4.00 Porch screen, 60 sq. ft. .05 1.80 1.20 3.00 Kitchen cupboard 14.00 6.00 20.00 Hardware 45.00 45.00 Plastering, 300 sq. yds. .25 25.50 49.50 75.00 Painting, 206 " " .20 16.48 24.72 41.20 Plumbing 110.00 35. 00 145.00 Board fence (side and rear) 1126' B.M. 34.00 21.39 16.89 38.28 Iron fence (front and side) 65 lin. ft. .35 16.25 6.50 22.75 Cement walk, 24'x3', 3" thick, 72 sq .ft. .10 2.16 5.04 7.20 Electric lights (single drop lights) 8 outlets 2.50 11.00 9.00 20.00 Electric lights (2 light fixtures) 1 outlet 5.00 4.50 .50 5.00 Cast iron ventilator plates, 6"x12" 6, per doz. 3.50 1.75 1.75 10% supervision & contingencies 65.35 48.21 113.57 _______________________ Total estimated cost less freight $719.02 $530.28 $1249.30 Freight at commercial rate 180.00 180. 00 _________________________ Total estimated cost plus freight at commercial rate $899.02 $530.28 $1429.30 Los Angeles, Cal. July 1, 1909.
Title
Cost estimate of a four room railroad employee's cottage at Las Vegas, Nevada, July 1, 1909
Description
Typed, itemized estimate of costs for a four room cottage to be built within Clark's Las Vegas Townsite. Document includes item description, material cost, labor cost and total costs for construction and freight. The railroad cottages were built by the Las Vegas Land and Water Company for employees of the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad between 1909 and 1911.
Source
97-19--Box 1, File 1199
Original Collection
Original Date
1909-07-01
Subject (TGM)
Local Subject
City or Town
County
State
Nevada;
Collection Subject (TGM)
City & town life;
DC Type
Genre (TGM)
Language
eng
Is Part Of
http://digital.library.unlv.edu/u?/dig,4
Rights
Not to be reproduced without permission. To purchase copies of images and/or for copyright information, contact University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries, Special Collections at: http://www.library.unlv.edu/speccol/
Digital Publisher
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries;
Digital Collection
Conversion Specifications
TIFF scanned at 300 dpi on Epson Expression 10000XL using EPSON Scan Ver. 2.94A.;
Digital ID
snv002563
Master File Creation Date
2010-08-26
Master File Format
image/tiff;
 

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