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WATERWAY CONNECTING THE TOMBIGBEE AND

TENNESSEE RIVERS, ALA. AND MISS.

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COMMITTEE ON RIVERS AND HARBORS

JOSEPH J. MANSFIELD, Texas, Chairman
HUGH PETERSON, Georgia

GEORGE A. DONDERO, Michigan
C. JASPER BELL, Missouri

WILLIAM A. PITTENGER, Minnesota GRAHAM A. BARDEN, North Carolina

ROBERT L. RODGERS, Pennsylvania
JOHN E. RANKIN, Mississippi

HOMER D. ANGELL, Oregon
FRANK W. BOYKIN, Alabama

GEORGE H. BENDER, Ohio
HENRY M. JACKSON, Washington

SID SIMPSON, Illinois
0. C. FISHER, Texas

JAMES C. AUCHINCLOSS, New Jersey
HENRY D. LARCADE, JR., Louisiana

JOHN C. BUTLER, New York
J. HARDIN PETERSON, Florida

WILLIAM C. COLE, Missouri
CLYDE DOYLE, California

ÁLVIN E. O'KONSKI, Wisconsin
JAMES P. GEELAN, Connecticut

GORDON L. McDONOUGH, California.
HERBERT J. McGLINCHEY, Pennsylvania
WILLIAM W. LINK, Illinois

E. L. BARTLETT, Alaska
JAMES J. DELANEY, New York

JOSEPH R. FARRINGTON, Hawaii
JOSEPH H. MCGANN, Clerk
JOSEPH H. MCGANN, Jr., Assistant Clerk

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CONTENTS

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Alabama, State of, comments by Governor.

123

Arn, W. C., statement.

261

Association of American Railroads, spokesman

203

Bailey, Gov. Thos. L., comment-

123

Beard, C. L., letter..

282

Benefits, summary of annual.

114

Blandford, John B., Jr., report.

14

Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors:

Reports.

9, 126

Spokesman.

189

Recommendations.

12, 177

Boykin, Hon. Frank W., letters to.-

282

Bridges, highway and railway -

93, 100, 101, 138, 167

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, spokesman.

270

Channel rectification and cut-offs, table-

99

Charges, annual carrying, table

109

Chief of Engineers, United States Army:

Recommendations of -

7, 124

Statement of..

179

Statement of representative of_

189

Commerce:

Analysis of, tables-

63, 257

On Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and Mississippi River system. 144, 155

On inland waterways, graph

190

On Tennessee River

145, 155

On Tombigbee River..

145

On Warrior-Tombigbee waterway-

145, 155

Commerce and savings, prospective, tables -

60, 61, 62, 64, 160, 188
Corbett, John T., statement

270
Corps of Engineers, representatives.

179, 189

Costs of barge transportation, table-

147

Costs:

Dredging, tables..

191, 283

Summary of, tables-

102, 171

Crop production, table

132

Dairy products, production of, Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee

132

Damages, sights-of-way and flowage.

101

Distance tables.-

138, 201, 256
Dredging costs, table..

191, 283
Feringa, Col. P. A., statement-

189

Flood-control problem-

105

Florence (Ala.) Chamber of Commerce, letter-

282

Flowage damages -

101

Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, traffic tables -

144, 155

Highway relocation, table-

101

House Document No. 269, Seventy-sixth Congress-

7.

House Document No. 486, Seventy-ninth Congress

119

Ickes, Hon. Harold L., report.
Illinois Central Railway, spokesman..

261

Industrial activity, table--

135

Interstate Commerce Act, excerpts -

279, 280
Jackson, C. H., letter

282
Johnson, W. D., letter

283
Kefauver, Hon. Estes, statement..

284

Kingman, Brig. Gen. John J., report-

177

Lilienthal, David E., report.

178

Livestock production, table-

132

Locks and dams, tables -

73, 78, 98, 99, 128, 130, 162

Louisville & Nashville Railroad, spokesman..

228

Lumber production and consumption, tables -

133

Maintenance and operating charges, annual..

172

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