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http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/Steamboating_On_The_Cumberland-B_Douglas.jpg
Judge Byrd Douglas (1894-1965) authored Steamboatin' on the Cumberland, a history of the Cumberland River. The book is a comprehesive exploration of the 516 miles of the river in Tennessee and Kentucky and contains the names of more than 1200…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/Rise_Decline_of_Steamboating_Cumberland-HC_Brier-1928.jpg
Captain Hunter's 1907 photograph depicts Electra, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull, at dock. Built by the Red River Line in 1897, it operated on the Red River before moving to the Cumberland and Missouri, finally ending its days in Mobile before…

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…

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_5.jpg
The Cumberland River experienced a major flood event after Christmas of 1926 and into 1927. The government has sought to control flooding on the Cumberland for well over a century. Beginning in 1871, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers built locks and…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/MS0274-DV-McGaw_Map-April_26_1834.jpg
This map, drawn by Randolph Coyle, was made to accompany a report on the improvement of the Cumberland River for the navigation of it by steamboats in obedience to a resolution of Congress date April 26, 1834. Before the development of steamboats,…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/MS0274-DV-McGAW_Map_64.jpg
This map, published by Walker and James and engraved by William Keenan,was taken from J.G.M Ramsey's Annals of Tennessee. It shows the state east of the Tennessee River, including the "Army Route," Robertson's Route" and the "Great Indian War Path."…

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…
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