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Mississippi River, Baton Rouge, to Gulf of Mexico and adjacent sections of Intracoastal Waterways.—Division Engineer, Lower Mississippi Valley Division, Corps of Engineers, War Department, P. O. Box 80, Vicksburg, Miss.

HARBORS OF REFUGE

In time of running ice, havens may usually be found at the following places:

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In addition to these havens, some wing dams at low stages, bridge piers, and mouths of certain tributaries, chutes, and sloughs offer comparative safety in emergencies.

FUELING FACILITIES

Coal, fuel oil, and gasoline may be obtained at the following places:

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Coal and Diesel oil can be obtained at other towns along the river, but at times only in limited quantities. Gasoline is obtainable at all towns.

DRYDOCKS, MARINE WAYS, AND BOAT REPAIRS

The only drydock on the upper Mississippi River is the Government drydock at Keokuk, Iowa, which is open to the public only in emergency, and then under War Department regulations.

Marine ways and repair facilities are available to the extent indicated at the places listed below:

Locality

Miles
above
Ohio
River

Extent of repair facilities

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Marine ways for vessels up to 350 tons; machine shops.
1 marine way for vessels up to 700 tons; all kinds of machine and

carpenter repairs.
Marine ways for small boats; machine and carpenter shops for light

repairs.
Marine ways for small boats; facilities for light repairs.
Marine ways for small boats; facilities for most repairs.
Temporary ways constructed as required; facilities for most repairs.
Small cradle ways; repairs to small hulls and motors.
Small skid ways; repairs to small hulls and motors.
Marine ways for small boats; facilities for repairs to small hulls and

motors.
Cradle ways for boats up to 175 tons and barges 300 feet long; repairs

to small hulls and motors. Marine ways for boats up to 10 tons and 50 feet in length. Derricks and marine ways for boats up to 100 tons and 90 feet in

length; repairs to hulls and motors.

760

811 838

Machine and carpenter shops with facilities for making minor repairs will be found at many of the towns where fuel is obtainable.

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RIVER TERMINALS
MIDDLE AND UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER

City of Cairo, Ill., owner; Mooring of barges and trans

Steam derrick boat.
Peddie Barge Co., opera- fer of bulk freight.

tor.
New York Central R. R Transfer of general freight be-

Rail incline

N. Y. C. R. R.
tween rail cars and barge.
Mississippi Valley Barge Transfer of general freight be- Covered 2-story wharf- Rail incline, 1 10-ton tractor, 1 Do.
Line Co.
tween barges and rail cars. boat, 160' x 40' along- electric elevating and tiering

side railroad track truck.

barge.
City of Cairo, Ill.

Transfer of general merchan

dise.
Inland Waterway Corp., Transfer of general commodi-2 covered wharf-barges 2 steam derrick boats.

I. C. R. R.
operator.

ties between rail and barge. 3645' x 265'.
Illinois Central R. R., Unloading sand and gravel

Rail incline, steam derrick

Do. owner, H. H. Halliday from barges to rail cars.

boat.
Sand Co. and Illinois Cen-

tral R. R. Co., operators.
Cairo City Coal Co.
Transfer of coal from rail to

Rail incline track and hopper Do.
barge.

bins.
Peterson-Miller Box Co., Receipt of logs.

Electric-motor-driven cable N. Y. O. R. R.
operator.

hoist.
Sohio Petroleum Co.
Transfer of petroleum products

Pipe line with flexible hose.
to barges.
Allied Oil Terminal Co. Transfer of oil and bituminous

1 6'' pipe line and 1 2" pipe I. C. R. R.
products from barges to

line with flexible hose con-
tank.

nections.
Marquette Cement Co. Transfer coal and stone from Two transit sheds 32' x Cement spout derrick with St. L. San F. R. R.
barges or bulk cement to 60' and 28' x 60'.

clamshell bucket for coal,
barges.

bent conveyor. Shell Oil Co. Transfer of petroleum prod

Pipe line with flexible hose.

Do.
ucts from barge to bank.
Standard Oil Co. (Ind.).

do

Do.
Federal Materials Co. Crushed stone, rip rap, agri-

Derrick
culturallime stone, sand and

gravel. M. E. Leming Lumber Co Transfer of logs from raft to

Narrow gage railroad incline St. L. San F. R. R mill.

and steam hoist. City of Cape Girardeau. Transfer of general merchan.

dise. Cape Girardeau Sand Co. Sand and gravel.

Conveyor and derrick with

Do. clamshell bucket.

Do.

Do.

Do.

Incline. Cars placed on float- Mo. Pac. R. R.

Transfer of petroleum prod. / Warehouse 60' x 30'. Pipe line with flexible hose St. L. & San F. R. R.
ucts.

Bent conveyor and derrick Mo. Pac. R. R.
Co.

Missouri Pacific R. R. Transfer grain to and from Elevator 3,800,000-bush- Belt conveyor spouts and Do.
barges.

Do.
barges.
176.3 East St. Louis, nl. Socony-Vacuum Oil Co. Transfer of oil to barges.-

Pipe line with flexible hose. Alton & Southern

R.R.
176.4 East St. Louis, Ill. (Fox Alton & Southern R. R., River rail transfer coal, coke

Locomotive crane and clam Do.
Terminal).
owner; Cooper Terminal and bulk commodities.

Do. barges.

Gantry crane with clamshell Terminal R. rial Co.

Ass'n. 177.6 _do.. Clarks Super Gas Co.. Transfer of gasoline from

Pipe line with flexible hose.. Mo. Pac. R. R.

Terminal R. R.
St. Dock).
Line.

Ass'n.
178.8 St. Louis, Mo.
Modern Sand & Gravel Co.. Transfer of sand from barges.-

Derrick with clamshell bucket, Do.

belt conveyor.
178.9 .do.
Continental Grain Co... Transfer of grain to barges.... Elevator 700,000-bushel Bent conveyor and spouts...-- Mo. Pac. R. R.

Do.
Chemicals Dye Corp. from barges.
179.1 East St. Louis, Il. Inland Waterways Corp-
Transfer of all classes of com 2 covered transfer barges 2 cranes on barges.

Terminal R. R.
modities.
38' x 260' for package

Ass'n.
freight and 2 track

Do.
180.1 East St. Louis, Ill. (belt Cargill, Inc.

52.2 Elbert E. Vogelsanger. General service dock for gaso

2 pipe lines with flexible hose Do. line, fuel oil, kerosene, Diesel

connections.
oil, lubricating oil, and

greases.
52.3 do.
K. A. Head.
-do.

3 pipe lines with flexible hose

connections.
53.2 do.
Redwine Oil Co., Owner; | Transfer of gasoline from

Pipe line with flexible hose
Simpson Oil Co., operator. barges to shore.

connection.
54.6 .do.
Erlbacher Bros., owner; J.D. do.

--do.
Streett & Co., operator.
109.3 Chester, Ill.
Yourtee Roberts Sand Co... Sand dredge to rail.

ing dredge and loaded,
156.7 Sulphur Springs, Mo...-. Terminal Oil Co.

connection,
172.4 St. Louis, Mo.
Ruprecht Sand & Material Transfer sand from barges.

with clamshell bucket.
172.6 St. Louis, Mo.

el capacity.

marine leg. 173.5 -do. Marquette Cement Co.. Transfer of bulk cement from

Pump

shell buckets and pipe line Co., operator.

with flexible hose. 176.6 East St. Louis, III. Cargill, Inc. Transfer grain to and from Elevator 4,500,000-bush- | Conveyor for loading and un

el capacity.

loading barges. 177.0 _do. Phillips Pipe Line Co. Transfer of petroleum prod.

Pipe line with flexible hose..

ucts. 177.6 St. Louis, Mo. Miss. River Sand & Mate Transfer of sand from barges.

bucket.

barges. 178. 6 St. Louis, Mo. (Rutger Mississippi Valley Barge Transfer of general freight. Steel transit shed 60' x 2 derricks.

240'.

capacity.
178.9 do
The Barrett Division Allied To unload viscous liquids

6'' and 2" pipe lines.

barges 38' x 260'. 179.7 do Continental Grain Co... Transfer of grain to barges. Elevator

Pneumatic grain spout.

...do...

Elevator 120,000-bushel Conveyor and grain spouts. elevator).

capacity. Corrugated iron warehouse for oats

35,000-bushel capacity. 1 On Ohio River, miles above Cairo Point. Available for Mississippi River trade.

R.

Do.

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Conveyor and floating der- Terminal R. R.

rick with clamshell bucket. Ass'n.
Conveyor and gantry crane Do.

with clamshell bucket.
4 gantry, 1 stationary, and 6 Do.

locomotive cranes.
Gantry crane conveyor for Ill. Terminal R. R.

coal and clamshell bucket.
Derrick boat.

Terminal R. R. Assn.

and C. & A. R. R.
2 conveyors, 6 power shovels, C. B. & Q. R. R.

and 6 loading spouts.
Pipe line with flexible hose..
Pipe line with flexible hose,

2 derricks.
Pipe line with flexible hose.

do.

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