Waterway Connecting the Tombigbee and Tennessee Rivers, Ala. and Miss: Hearings ... on the Improvement of Waterway Connecting the Tombigbee and Tennessee Rivers, Ala. and Miss. May 1 and 2, 1946

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Page 200 - Inherent advantages of each; to promote safe, adequate, economical, and efficient service and foster sound economic conditions In transportation and among the several carriers; to encourage the establishment and maintenance of reasonable charges for transportation services, without unjust discrimination, undue preferences or advantages, or unfair or destructive competitive practices; to cooperate with the several States and the duly authorized officials thereof; and to encourage fair wages and equitable...
Page 273 - From and after May first, nineteen hundred and eight, it shall be unlawful for any railroad company to transport from any State, Territory, or the District of Columbia, to any other State, Territory, or the District of Columbia, or to any foreign country, any article or commodity, other than timber and the manufactured products thereof, manufactured, mined, or produced by it, or under its authority, or which it may own in whole, or in part, or in which it may have any interest direct or indirect...
Page 46 - Investigation to determine what would be reasonable class rates throughout the territory lying north of the Ohio and Potomac Rivers and east of the Mississippi River and the west bank of Lake Michigan.
Page 9 - ... 115 feet in the divide cut, with locks approximately 75 by 450 feet clear, inside dimensions, substantially in accordance with the general plan presented in the report of the special board, at an estimated first cost to the United States of about $66,000,000 and an estimated annual cost of $500,000 for maintenance and operation, subject to the condition that local interests give assurances satisfactory to the Secretary of War that they will (a) Make at their expense alterations, as required,...
Page 269 - ... and to encourage fair wages and equitable working conditions; all to the end of developing, coordinating, and preserving a national transportation system by water, highway, and rail, as well as other means, adequate to meet the needs of the commerce of the United States, of the postal service, and of the national defense. All of the provisions of this act shall be administered and enforced with a view to carrying out the above declaration of policy.
Page 174 - California, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the plans contained in House Document Numbered 630, Seventy-sixth Congress, third session, with such modifications thereof as in the discretion of the Secretary of War and the Chief of Engineers may be advisable...
Page 122 - Senate, That the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors, created under section 3 of the River and Harbor Act, approved June 13, 1902, be and is hereby requested to review the report of the Chief of Engineers on the Ouachita River and tributaries, Arkansas and Louisiana, submitted as Senate Document No.
Page 10 - Committee should also be forwarded to the Congressional Committee. I take it that no water power is involved. If any is involved, please get also a report from the Federal Power Commission and send it to the Congress. FDR REPORT OF TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY, Washington, April 4, 1939. The Honorable, The SECRETARY OF WAR, Washington, DC MY DEAR MR. SECRETARY: Under date of March 10, by request of the President, you submitted to the Authority for review two reports prepared...
Page 5 - Resolved by the Committee on Public Works of the United States Senate, That the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors, created under Section 3 of the Rivers and...
Page 125 - Tenn., and flows southwestward to a point on the Alabama State line near the Georgia boundary. From there it crosses into Alabama and flows westward across the northern part of the State to the intersection of the Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee boundaries; thence it turns northward across Tennessee and Kentucky and empties into the Ohio River at Paducah, Ky. . . . The Tennessee Valley Authority has provided a comprehensive development for navigation, power, and flood control.

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