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Transportation on the Ohio river system

United States. Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors

Transportation on the Ohio river system

(interim report)

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:
  • Ohio River,
  • Ohio River.
    • Subjects:
    • Inland navigation -- Ohio River.,
    • Ohio River -- Commerce.

    • Edition Notes

      At head of title: War Dept. Corps of Engineers, United States. Army and United States Shipping Board.

      StatementPrepared by the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors, War Department. In cooperation with the United States Shipping Board.
      ContributionsUnited States. Shipping Board.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE394 .O29 1927
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 22 p.
      Number of Pages22
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6709202M
      LC Control Number27026771
      OCLC/WorldCa986592

        At the easternmost edge of Lake Erie, where the lake meets the Niagara River, the Peace Bridge connects the United States and Canada. The two . Ohio River. By volume the miles-long Ohio River is the largest tributary to the Mississippi River. Formed at Pittsburgh, PA, by the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegeny Rivers it has a long and lively steamboat history. Different to other rivers, the milage of the Ohio River is counted backwards - starting with Pittsburgh as mile 0. The Ohio River and Western Railroad, an 's extension of the three foot guage railroad mania of the and 's, connected Bellaire and Zanesville,Ohio with some of the most grossly underengineered and financed railroad ever created, and it, and 5/5(2). companies who use barge transportation on the Ohio River navigable waterway and/or other modes of shipping including rail and truck. This study is part of an effort by the United States Army Corps of Engineers to evaluate the usage of the river and its maintenance of the system of locks and dams along the river. Population and Sample.


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