The Data Cover Construction And Repair Work, And Include Expenditures For Flood Control As Well As For Rivers And Harbors. Data For 1920- 57, Compiled By The Corps Of Engineers Of The U.S. Army, Are Available In The Source. For Data Covering Navigation Only, 1936-62, See"Historical Statistics, Continuation To 1962 And Revisions," Series Q245. Data On Rivers, Harbors, And Flood Control Construction Are Included In The Bls-Dept. Of Commerce Series On "Conservation And Development." See "Construction Volume And Costs 1915-1956," Statistical Supplement To Vol. 3 Of "Construction Review, 1958;" And "Value Of New Construction Put In Place 1946-1963 Revised, Construction Reports, Construction Activity," C30-61 Supplement, Bureau Of The Census, October 1964. Source: Federal Works Agency-Department Of Treasury, U.S. Bureau Of The Census, "Historical Statistics Of The United States, Colonial Times To 1957, " Series Q245. Statistics Were Compiled By The Department Of The Treasury At The Request Of The Federal Works Agency. The Following Were The Original Sources (See"Historical Statistics, " P. 443): 1822- 1882:"Statement Of Appropriations And Expenditures For Public Buildings, Rivers And Harbors, Forts, Arsenals, Armories, And Other Public Works From March 4, 1789 To June 30, 1882, " U.S. Senate Ex. Doc. Vol. 7, No. 196, 47Th Congress, 1St Session (Treasury Department Doc. No.373), Pp.521-522. 1883-1919: Federal Works Agency Records (Compiled From Treasury Department Accounts). This Series Is Also Found In"Historical Statistics, 1789-1945, " Series H29, And Is One Of The Components Of "U.S. Federal Construction Expenditures, Public Works, Total, " (Series 02223).
This NBER data series a02226 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 2 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter02.html.
NBER Indicator: a02226
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Federal Construction Expenditures For Rivers and Harbors for United States [A02226USA550NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/A02226USA550NNBR/, December 1, 2015.