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http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/13037.jpg
The Cumberland River flooded again in January of 1937, a record flood year for the Cumberland, Mississippi and Tennessee Rivers that has been described as the worst disaster in American history to that date. Snow, sleet and over 21 inches of freezing…

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/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/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/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/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/Peabody-DV-Nashville_Flood-1926-No_7.jpg
The Cumberland River experienced a major flood event after Christmas of 1926 and into 1927. This photograph shows a general view of the flooded area between Woodland Street and the Sparkman Street Bridge (aka the John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge).…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/Peabody-DV-Nashville_Flood-1926-No_9.jpg
The Cumberland River experienced a major flood event after Christmas of 1926 and into 1927. This photograph shows the inundated Tennessee Electric Power Company (TEPCO) Substation on Lebanon Pike. Before the establishment of the Tennessee Valley…
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