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60 years on the upper Mississippi

S. W. McMaster

60 years on the upper Mississippi

My life and experiences ...

by S. W. McMaster

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Published by [s.n.] in Rock Island, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mississippi River

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 349, no. 3427.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 leaves, 300 p.
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15430639M

    Lake Pepin is a naturally occurring lake on the Mississippi River on the border between the U.S. states of Minnesota and is located in a valley carved by the outflow of an enormous glacial lake at the end of the last Ice Age. The lake formed when the Mississippi, a successor to the glacial river, was partially dammed by a delta from a tributary stream and spread out across the. The Middle Mississippi runs for miles from Saint Louis to upper river mile 0 at the confluence with the Ohio River. The Army Corps of Engineers designates this as part of the “Upper Mississippi”, however, from a paddler’s point of view it is similar in nature to the Lower Mississippi. Recreational use drops to near zero.

    If you write a book about a bygone period that lies east of the Mississippi River, then it's a historical novel. Most of the locks and dams on the upper Mississippi River system are over 60 years old and many are in serious need of repair and rehabilitation. Ron Kind. As founder and co-chair of the upper Mississippi River Congressional. In , the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began an investigation of the benefits and costs of extending several locks on the lower portion of the Upper Mississippi River-Illinois Waterway (UMR-IWW) in order to relieve increasing waterway congestion, particularly for grain moving to New Orleans for export.

    Mississippi River - Mississippi River - Modern commercial activity: World War I produced a major resurgence in river trade. As other lines of transport became congested, the river was recognized as an increasingly valuable asset. With federal initiative, new barge lines were organized, and by the annual barge traffic moving along the river was twice the volume moved in any single year. Steamboats on the Mississippi River in those early years were few but notable. A lightweight steamboat, the Comet, completed a similar voyage to the city of New Orleans, and following the War of , more steamboats began to ply the Mississippi’s Vesuvius, a steamboat also owned by Fulton and similar in design to the New Orleans and the Enterprise were both launched in and.


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