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Michigan Stadium Costs

Detailed cost report on stadium construction as reported by Prof. Ralph Aigler in the 1927 Annual Report of the Board in Control of Athletics

Real Estate$235,789.92
Large Drain - Material$12,184.56
Large Drain - Labor$69,497.50
Large Drain - Total__________ 81,682.06
Excavation190,746.00
Surface drains, Stadium Area6,927.09
James Leck Company, General Const, Contact438,313.58
Guarantee General Electric - wiring9,678.61
Detroit Edison, service connections, etc.399.13
Plumbing32,923.78
Heating 7,406.00
Bond, for James Leck Company 4,278.50
Additional Seats 12,559.71
Painting Seats, Numbering, etc. 2.111.78
Folding Chairs 1,034.25
New water main 2,624,51
Water connections, etc 433.30
Fence 11,830.94
Gate locks 323.76
Entrance signs 559.20
Playing field 7,039.43
Goal Posts 277.80
Sprinkling system 314.94
Score board 317.05
Ticket booths 433.27
Roads and grading 21,960.29
Filling dirt and black dirt 9,671.78
Cement inspection 2,707.24
Team rooms, equipment, etc. 107.08
First aid room and equipment 230.74
Rooms, tables, etc. for concessions 772.06
Flags and pennants 203.76
Side walks, Main Street 962.35
Architects 26,878.88
Cinders, hauling cinders, trees etc. 6,616.48
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Total Paid$1,118,082.16
Balances due unpaid:
Mercier contract $1,705.22
Osborn Engineering Co. 9,270.79
James Leck Co. 2,715.09
Total balance due __________ 13,691.10
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Total Cost of Stadium $1,131,733.36

 

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