All hail Ashwin.
Thank you VERY VERY VERY much.
Now atleast this article can have some proper references.
We've been going thru some might biased and unreferenced nonsense out there.
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On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 11:03 PM, Ashwin Baindur <ashwin.bain...@gmail.com>wrote:

> Ask thy Uncle Ashwin and thou shalt receive -
>
> http://www.archive.org/stream/minutesproceedi13unkngoog#page/n151/mode/2up
>
> http://www.archive.org/stream/minutesproceedi13unkngoog#page/n175/mode/2up
>
> Thou shall have no false paywall Gods, only one true God ie archive.org
>
> Enjoy all those diagrams now in public domain.
>
>
> Warm regards,
>
> Ashwin Baindur
> ------------------------------------------------------
>
>
> 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
>>
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Resource_request
>>
>> On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 9:49 PM, Pradeep Mohandas <
>> pradeep.mohan...@hotmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>>  hi,
>>>
>>> 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.[1] 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,
>>> User:Prad2609
>>>
>>> [1] - http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/content/issue/imotp/128/1897
>>>
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Regards,
Srikanth Ramakrishnan.
Wikipedia Coimbatore Meetup on December 10th.
http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Meetup/Coimbatore
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