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Gateways to commerce : the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' 9-foot channel project on the upper Mississippi River

Author: William Patrick O'BrienMary Yeater RathbunPatrick O'BannonChristine WhitacreUnited States. National Park Service. Rocky Mountain Regional Office.All authors
Publisher: Denver, Colo. : National Park Service, Rocky Mountain Region ; [Fort Belvoir, Va.?] : U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1992.
Series: Selections from the Division of Cultural Resources, 2nd.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
O'Brien, William Patrick.
Gateways to commerce.
Denver, Colo. : National Park Service, Rocky Mountain Region ; [Fort Belvoir, Va.?] : U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1992
(OCoLC)624379041
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Patrick O'Brien; Mary Yeater Rathbun; Patrick O'Bannon; Christine Whitacre; United States. National Park Service. Rocky Mountain Regional Office.; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
OCLC Number: 25826492
Notes: Item 648.
Shipping list no.: 92-304-P.
"February 1922"--Page 238.
Includes index.
Description: 238 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm.
Contents: Early navigation on the upper Mississippi River --
The 1920s: roots of the 9-foot channel project --
Opposition to the channel --
Building a slack-water system on the upper Mississippi --
The Ohio River 9-foot channel project --
1929-1933: the project begins --
1933: the New Deal and a new emphasis on public employment --
From rollers to tainters: the changing technology of the 9-foot channel project --
Case study: the construction of lock and dam no. 26 --
The 9-foot channel after World War II --
The locks and dams: and who built them
Series Title: Selections from the Division of Cultural Resources, 2nd.
Other Titles: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' 9-foot channel project on the upper Mississippi River.
Responsibility: William Patrick O'Brien, Mary Yeater Rathbun, Patrick O'Bannon ; edited by Christine Whitacre.

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