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4 edition of Waterway Connecting the Tombigbee and Tennessee Rivers, Ala. and Miss. found in the catalog.

Waterway Connecting the Tombigbee and Tennessee Rivers, Ala. and Miss.

Waterway Connecting the Tombigbee and Tennessee Rivers, Ala. and Miss.

hearings before the United States House Committee on Rivers and Harbors, Seventy-Ninth Congress, second session, on May 1, 2, 1946.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
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    Subjects:
  • Water resources development -- Alabama.,
  • Water resources development -- Mississippi.

  • About the Edition

    Hearing includes H. Doc. 269, Feb. 27, 1939 (p. 9-112) and H. Doc. 486, Sept. 29, 1945 (p. 119-178).

    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiv, 284 p.
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22301304M

    The last plug of earth was removed from the waterway channel at Amory, Miss., allowing the long-awaited mixing of the waters of the Tombigbee with that of the Tennessee River. The Tenn-Tom officially opened to commerce on Jan. 10, when the Towboat, Eddie Waxler, transporting nearly million gallons of petroleum products, made its maiden. Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, American waterway linking the Tennessee River in northeastern Mississippi with the Tombigbee River in western Alabama. The mile (kilometre) system of locks and canals along the upper Tombigbee River south to Demopolis, Ala., gives access via the lower Tombigbee to the Gulf of Mexico at Mobile, Ala.

    The waterway was opened in after 12 years, $2 billion dollars and 25 million man-hours of labor went into its building. It saves users and companies over miles and $ MILLION a year in fuel between the Tennessee River and the Gulf of Mexico – vs the Mississippi River. Scale ca. , Photocopy; blue line print. " E " Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: /1.

    Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway River Charts ( Map Book) Recommended plotting size 11” x 17” Description. From the junction of the Black Warrior & Tombigbee Rivers above Demopolis, to Pickwick Lake on the Tennessee River Waterway. There are 3 Inland Electronic Navigation Charts that cover the Tennessee-Tombigbee Rivers. Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, system of navigation channels, mi ( km) long, Ala. and Miss., connecting the Tennessee River with the Tombigbee River and, via the Mobile River, with the Gulf of ucted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from to , it flows S from the Tennessee via a canal in NE Mississippi, crosses into Alabama at Aliceville Lake, then runs SSE to.


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Waterway Connecting the Tombigbee and Tennessee Rivers, Ala. and Miss Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Waterway connecting the Tombigbee and Tennessee rivers, Ala. and Miss.: Hearings before the Committee on Rivers and Harbors House of Representatives, Seventy-seventh Congress, first session, on the improvement of waterway connecting the Tombigbee and Tennessee Rivers, Ala.

and Miss. Ma 27, 28, and April 2 and 3, Tennessee‐Tombigbee Waterway • Direct link between Gulf Coast and US Midwest • Authorized in River & Harbor Act of – Connect north‐flowing Tennessee to south‐flowing Tombigbee – river miles with depths of 9 feet in rivers and 12 feet in canal and divide sections.

The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway (more commonly referred to as the Tenn-Tom) is a mile long man-made waterway connecting the Tennessee River and the Tombigbee River. The north end connects to the Tennessee River near where the borders of River near its confluence with the Black Warrior River at.

The Canal Section is 52 miles until just after the Amory Lock. The River Section is the last one and is miles until Demopolis. Many cruisers include the final miles from Demopolis to Mobile Bay as part of the Ten-Tom, but officially it is not.

The waters from Demopolis to Mobile are called the Black Warrior-Tombigbee Waterway. (Lucas) This is a waterway that links the Tennessee and Tombigbee Rivers. Specifically, it starts at Pickwick Lake and connects to Demopolis, Alabama.

The first time the Tombigbee was proposed it was in the ’s by the French explorer, Marquis de Montcalm. Select Page.

Request Information. Looper News. These river charts begin at the confluence of the Tennessee River and the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway at approximate historical river mile and ends at the confluence of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway and the Black Warrior and Tombigbee Rivers just upstream of Demopolis, Alabama at approximate historical river mileas measured.

Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, provided of course, you can resist the temptation of it beckoning you farther. It begins near its eastern border with Georgia and then flows westward, before flowing northward back into Tennessee. The largest lakes it traverses are Guntersville, Wheeler, Wilson and Pickwick.

TENNESSEE RIVER AND INTERCONNECTED INLAND WATERWAY SYSTEM Charleston Wilmington Lake Huron Topeka Omaha ND SD NE SC MD DE IA MN KS OK TX LA MO WI MI NY PA VA WV NC AL GA FL IL IN OH AR TN KY MS Miami River In tercoas al Waterway A l a b a m a R i v e r R i v er T o m b i g b e e Montgomery Dubuque Produced by the Cartographic Research Lab File Size: 86KB.

Get this from a library. Waterway connecting the Tombigbee and Tennessee rivers, Ala. and Miss.: Hearings before the Committee on Rivers and Harbors, House of Representatives, Seventy-ninth Congress, second session on the improvement of waterway connecting the Tombigbee and Tennessee Rivers, Ala. and Miss.

May 1, 2, [United States. Get this from a library. Waterway connecting the Tombigbee and Tennessee rivers, Ala. and Miss.: Hearings before the Committee on Rivers and Harbors, House of Representatives, Seventy-sixth Congress, first session, on the improvement of waterway connecting the Tombigbee and Tennessee rivers, Ala.

and Miss. May [United States. Congress. Commonly known at the Tenn-Tom, the waterway begins on the Tennessee River at Pickwick Lake and flows south through northeast Mississippi and west-central Alabama near the Mississippi-Alabama border before connecting with the Tombigbee River near Demopolis, in Marengo County.

Get this from a library. Waterway connecting the Tombigbee and Tennessee rivers, Ala. and Miss.: Hearings before the Committee on Rivers and Harbors, House of Representatives, Seventh-eighth Congress, first session, on the improvement of waterway connecting the Tombigbee and Tennessee Rivers, Ala.

and Miss. October 20 [United States. The Tombigbee River is a tributary of the Mobile River, approximately mi ( km) long, in the U.S. states of Mississippi and Alabama. Together with the Alabama, it merges to form the short Mobile River before the latter empties into Mobile Bay on the Gulf of Mexico.

In Alabama, the Tombigbee River begins in Aliceville Lake on the Mississippi-Alabama border. The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway then flows across western Alabama in a highly meandering course, through Gainesville Lake and Lake Demopolis, where it is joined from the northeast by the Black Warrior River.

The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway in Alabama and Mississippi was constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, –, connecting the Tennessee and Tombigbee rivers.

The waterway flows from northeast Mississippi, running south from the Tennessee River and crossing into Alabama at Aliceville Lake, then south-southeast toward Demopolis. The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway was authorized by Congress in and construction was completed in The waterway provides a direct connecting navigable waterway between the eastern Gulf Coast and much of mid-continental United States.

The waterway extends upstream from Demopolis, Alabama via the Tombigbee River through the basin divide. The Tombigbee River is a tributary of the Mobile River, approximately mi ( km) long, in the U.S. states of Mississippi and er with the Alabama, it merges to form the short Mobile River before the latter empties into Mobile Bay on the Gulf of Tombigbee watershed encompasses much of the rural coastal plain of western Alabama and northeastern Mississippi, flowing ⁃ location: Confluence of Tennessee-Tombigbee.

Many people call the entire waterway from the Tennessee River to Mobile, AL the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway but it is only part of miles of the river system connecting the Tennessee River with the Tombigbee River and, via the Mobile River, with the Gulf of Mexico.

This waterway flows south from the Tennessee via a canal in Northeastern Mississippi, crosses into Alabama at Aliceville Lake. The river section of the waterway stretches from Demopolis, Alabama north to Amory, Mississippi and encompasses miles and four locks and dams.

The Canal Section of the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway stretches North from Amory, Mississippi to Jamie L. Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, American waterway linking the Tennessee River in northeastern Mississippi with the Tombigbee River in western mile (kilometre) system of locks and canals along the upper Tombigbee River south to Demopolis, Ala., gives access via the lower Tombigbee to the Gulf of Mexico at Mobile, waterway was built (–84) to provide an .Lower Black Warrior-Tombigbee Waterway - Waterway Charts - Mobile, AL to Junction of Black Warrior and Tombigbee Rivers at Demopolis, AL Spiral-bound – January 1, by U.

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S. Army Corps of Engineers. Orange Beach, Alabama boat ride through Cotton Bayou, Perdido Pass, ICW (Intracoastal Waterway) - Duration: Greg Warren 8, views.