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Rising Water Slows Barge Response At McAlpine Dam

Rising water has slowed the response efforts of the Coast Guard, the Army Corps of Engineers and Tennessee Valley Towing Company to a towboat and barge accident on the Ohio… Read More

Nine Barges Hit McAlpine Dam

December 27, 2018

The Coast Guard, Corps of Engineers and Tennessee Valley Towing (TVT) are continuing their response to a bridge allision that occurred the evening of December 25 in Louisville, Ky. The… Read More

The Argosy No. 3

April 2, 2018

The sternwheeler Argosy was built in 1864. A notification of the new boat appeared in a Pittsburgh newspaper on November 30: “This is the third boat of the name, the… Read More

Record-setting rains in the central and upper Midwest in the third week of February combined with melting snowpack to produce sudden and dramatic flooding across an arc from northern Louisiana… Read More

The Sidewheeler Tarascon

January 15, 2018

For a contract cost of $40,900, the beautiful sidewheeler Tarascon was constructed on a wooden hull (250 feet in length by 38 feet in width) at Jeffersonville, Ind., in 1863… Read More