Ask thy Uncle Ashwin and thou shalt receive -
Thou shall have no false paywall Gods, only one true God ie archive.org
Enjoy all those diagrams now in public domain.
On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 9:53 PM, Bala Jeyaraman <sodabot...@gmail.com> wrote:
> check with resource request project . there might be someone who has
> access to them
> On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 9:49 PM, Pradeep Mohandas <
> pradeep.mohan...@hotmail.com> wrote:
>> A few of the interesting articles written about the Dam were by Major
>> (later Colonel) John Pennycuick, considered the "Chief Engineer" of the
>> Dam. He wrote about his for the Institution of Civil Engineers in 1897. The
>> edition can be found here. The edition contains chapters on the
>> "Diversion of the Periyar" and "The Periyar Tunnel" followed by discussion
>> and correspondences on the same. I really wish we did more stuff like this
>> in 2011, but that is a different discussion.
>> Interestingly, these articles - dated to 1897 (!!!) are pay-walled. Each
>> of the article I mentioned above costs GBP 18!
>> Help is needed on trying to get these articles so that they can inform
>> the Wikipedia article now under Collaboration of the Month. I am hoping to
>> write to the UK Wikimedia Chapter and the Institution of Civil Engineers,
>> UK to see if copies of these can be obtained. Does anyone on-list see any
>> possibility of getting a copy otherwise?
>> warm regards,
>>  - http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/content/issue/imotp/128/1897
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