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

 
Estimate of cost of a five-room cottage at Las Vegas, Nevada. Size 24'x38' including front and rear porches, using floor plan and elevations similar to design No. 2, drawing No. 15574; exterior walls of 6" concrete blocks, and "Ready Rock" roofing. ________________________________________________________________________________________________ Description Material Labor Total __________________________________________________________________________________________________ Excavation (House, fence posts, etc)9cy@$.40 3.60 3.60 Concrete foundation, 9 l/2 c.y. 8.00 33.25 42.75 76.00 Chimney on brackets, 10 lin. ft. 1.20 7.50 4.50 12.00 Exterior walls, 6" conc. blocks, 1056s.f. .195 71.28 134.64 205.92 Rough lumber, 4,350' B.M. 34.00 82.65 65.25 147.90 Flooring 1,150' B.M. 43.00 32.20 17.25 49.45 "Ready Rock" roofing, 14 squares 3.30 32.20 14.00 46.20 Finish lumber, 700' B.M. 55.00 28.00 10.50 30.50 Ceiling, 425' B.M. 45.00 12.75 6.37 19.12 Moulding, 350 lin. ft. .04 7.00 7.00 14.00 " 325 " .015 2.44 2.43 4.87 Base, 1"x8", 325 lin. ft. .12 19.50 19.50 39.00 Windows & Frames, 6 2Lts. 3'0"x4'x6"x1 1/2 " 3 2" 2'6"x3'0"x1 1/2") 7.50 45.00 22.50 67.50 " 1 2" 3'6"x4'6"x1 1/2" 8.50 6.00 2.50 8.50 Window screens for lower sash, 10 .60 4.50 1.50 6.00 Doors and frames (Interior), 10 7.00 47.50 22.50 70.00 " " " (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 17.50 7.50 25.00 Hardware 54.00 54.00 Plastering, 350 sq. yds. .25 29.75 57.75 87.50 Painting, 231 " " .20 18.48 27.72 46.20 Plumbing 110.00 35.00 145.00 Board fence (Side & rear) 1126' B.M. 34.00 21.39 16.89 38.28 Iron fence (Front & 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 lts.) 9 outlets 2.50 12.50 10.00 22.50 Electric lights (2 light fixtures) 1 outlet 5.00 4.50 .50 5.00 Cast iron ventilator plates, 6"xl2" per doz. 3.50 1.75 1.75 10% supervision & contingencies 73.38 54.88 128.26 _______________________ Total estimated cost less freight $807.23 $603.77 $1411.00 Freight at commercial rate 190.00 190.00 ________________________ Total estimated coat plus freight at commercial rates $997.23 $603.77 $1601.00 Los Angeles, Cal., July 1, 1909.
Title
Cost estimate of a five room railroad employee's cottage at Las Vegas, Nevada, July 1,1909
Description
Typed, itemized estimate of costs for a five 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
snv002562
Master File Creation Date
2010-08-26
Master File Format
image/tiff;
 

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