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http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/MS0274-DV-McGAW_Map_25-1810.jpg
This map of Tennessee was published by Esther Prentiss Low as part of The New and Complete American Encyclopedia... (aka Well's Encyclopedia). Esther ran the New York printing company for her husband John, who died during the six-year project. While…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/FinalPoster.jpg
This is a GIS analysis of transit density from Nashville to settlements in the U.S., Indian and Spanish territories - based on Joseph Purcell's map of 1794. It was created as part of a dean's fellows project using historical maps from Special…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/7529withoutcaption.jpg
This is a photograph of a sweeping party in operation on the Lower East River. Personnell on pontoons include the Chief of Party, directing operations, leadsmen sounding, located at the center line of each pontoon, leadsmen operating sweep bars (one…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/7529withcaption.jpg
This is a photograph of a sweeping party in operation on the Lower East River. Personnel on pontoons include the chief of party, directing operations, leadsmen sounding, located at the center line of each pontoon, leadsmen operating sweep bars (one…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/7096.jpg
This map shows dredging around Shelley Island on the Cumberland River, looking upstream on September 17, 1932. Dredging is the proccess of removing or excavating material from the bed of a river. Dredging is typically done to ensure that the…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/51483.jpg
The construction of Old Hickory Dam occurred between 1952 and 1957. Old Hickory Dam was named after President Andrew Jackson. Old Hickory Lake is impounded by this dam. This photo is a view of the dewatered powerhouse coffer with water pouring…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/3DataLowRes.jpg
This map shows the Digital Elevation Model (DEM) derived from light detection and ranging (LIDAR) data used for the 3D print of the Cumberland river running through Nashville. Data was provided by the Nashville Metro government.

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/13259.jpg
The Cumberland River flooded again in January of 1937. This view overlooks flooded sections of First Avenue from the Sparkman Street Bridge. This bridge would later be called the Shelby Street Bridge and today is known as the John Seigenthaler…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/13258.jpg
The Cumberland River flooded again in January of 1937. This view overlooks North First Street. Traffic was hampered by the water, which was at a flood stage of 44.7' that day. Note the man at left riding his bicycle across the bridge. The water took…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/13164.jpg
The Cumberland River flooded again in January of 1937. This view overlooks mile 161 on the Cumberland River, near Gravelotte, T.N., within the town of present-day Ashland City (approximately 16 miles northwest of Nashville). The Lock 1 lower river…
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