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Waterway connecting the Tombigbee and Tennessee rivers.

United States. Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors

Waterway connecting the Tombigbee and Tennessee rivers.

by United States. Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors

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Published by U.S. Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tombigbee River (Miss. and Ala.),
  • Tennessee River Region,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Inland navigation -- United States,
    • Tombigbee River (Miss. and Ala.),
    • Tennessee River Region

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLetter from the secretary of war transmitting a letter from the chief of engineers, United States Army, dated February 27, 1939, submitting a report, together with accompanying papers and an illustration, on reexamination of waterway connecting the Tombigbee and Tennessee rivers, requested by resolution of the Committee on rivers and harbors, House of representatives, adopted February 27, 1934 ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTC425 .T2 1939a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 111 p.
      Number of Pages111
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6392956M
      LC Control Number39026756
      OCLC/WorldCa21724995

      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, . A Cruising Guide to the Tennessee River, Tenn-Tom Waterway, and Lower Tombigbee River (ION) by Thomas W. Marian, W. J. Rumsey and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

      Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway. Southbound. By connecting the Tennessee River to the Tombigbee and Black Warrior Rivers, it serves as an alternative to the great Mississippi River for commercial traffic, Great Lakes boaters or boaters in our area to get to the Gulf. The Tennessee River watershed encompasses the Tennessee River and its tributaries, including the two headwater tributaries: the Holston River and French Broad River. The main stem of the Tennessee River begins near Knoxville at the convergence of the headwaters. The Cumberland River is a major waterway of the Southern United States. The

      Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway - This waterway stretches from the Tennessee river at Pickwick or Bay Springs through a series of locks and dams to the Gulf Coast through the Tombigbee, Alabama, and Mobile best known lakes on this waterway are (N to S) Bay Springs, Aberdeen, Columbus, Aliceville, and Demopolis. The Black Warrior and Alabama rivers dump . To link the Tennessee and Tombigbee Rivers, the Corps cut a mile ditch called 'the Divide Cut' from Yellow Creek near Iuka to Dennis and built a series of 10 locks and five lakes.


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Waterway connecting the Tombigbee and Tennessee rivers by United States. Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors 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, 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 is a mile system of canals, locks, and dams that connect the Tennessee and Tombigbee rivers. It links commercial navigation from the nation's midsection to the Gulf of Mexico and is administered by the U.S.

Army Corps of Engineers and Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway funded by tax dollars and user fees. Commonly known at. 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.

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 Demopolis, Alabama. A Cruising Guide to the Tennessee River, Tenn-Tom Waterway, and Lower Tombigbee River (ION) Paperback – Ap by Thomas W.

Marian (Author), W. Rumsey (Author), Thomas W. Rumsey (Contributor) & out of 5 stars 17 ratings. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from /5(16). 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. 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. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for A Cruising Guide to the Tennessee River, Tenn-Tom Waterway, and the Lower Tombigbee River at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

Under construction for twelve years by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Tennessee–Tombigbee Waterway was completed in December at a total cost of nearly $2 Tenn-Tom encompasses 17 public ports and terminals, acre of land, and another acre managed by state conservation agencies for wildlife /5().

The Tennessee‐Tombigbee Waterway: Connecting Link for feet in rivers and 12 feet in canal and divide sections – 10 dams and locks (x): total lift of ft • Construction ‐ ($ bil) The Tennessee‐Tombigbee Waterway • 7‐8 million tons. The waters from Demopolis to Mobile are called the Black Warrior-Tombigbee Waterway.

DAY ONE:52 miles in just over 7 hours, 70º and sunny. Whitten Lock took us down 84 feet and it was very fast, only 25 minutes. We were inside the lock with sailing vessel, Tessera, from Grand Rivers, KY. He told us he was principal at Highlands High. 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.

Picnicking. The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway offers many day use areas to provide visitors a place to enjoy picnicking, swimming, boating, and fishing, as well as just plain relaxing and enjoying the outdoors. facilities in the tenn-tom's day use areas include courtesy docks for fishing, playgrounds, multi-use courts for basketball, tennis, volleyball, or bat-mitten, nature trails.

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 ⁃ location: Confluence of Tennessee-Tombigbee.

This paper navigational chart book covers the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway from the Tennessee River (Pickwick Lake) to Junction on the Black Warrior-Tombigbee Waterway (Demopolis, AL); Mile to Mile It was published in and is 11” x 17” in size.

Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Jump to navigation Jump to search. The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway is a mile ( km) artificial waterway that provides a connecting link between the Tennessee and Tombigbee rivers. Since some of the Tenn-Tom Waterway lock repairs were not completed on schedule, we could not continue South.

We decided to rent a car and head for the gulf coast of Alabama, a place we had never visited. We spent a night in Fairhope, AL, an historic town with Victorian homes and huge live oaks lining. 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 purpose of this compact is to promote the development of a navigable waterway connecting the Tennessee and Tombigbee Rivers by way of the east fork of the Tombigbee River and Mackeys and Yellow Creeks so as to provide a nine (9) foot navigable channel from the junction.

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 .The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway is a massive, man-made waterway that was originally built to offer commercial boats an alternative route from the Tennessee River to the Gulf of Mexico.

While the economic benefits shouldn’t be overlooked, we’re more into the recreational adventures that can be found in these beautiful waters.Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Development Authority, Columbus, Mississippi. 10, likes 2 talking about this. The Waterway was completed in and dedicated on June 1, The Waterway is the.