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The port of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

United States. Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors.

The port of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

by United States. Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Harbors -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee.

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: War Dept. Corps of Engineers, United States Army and United States Shipping Board.

    StatementPrepared by the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors, War Department, in cooperation with Bureau of Operations, United States Shipping Board.
    SeriesLake series -- no. 3
    ContributionsUnited States. Shipping Board.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE554.A5 A3 no. 3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 130 p.
    Number of Pages130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22951931M
    LC Control Number31028101

    Wisconsin is economically blessed with waterways forming three of its borders along the Great Lakes and Mississippi River. The purpose of the Wisconsin Commercial Ports Association (WCPA) is to promote and grow waterborne transportation in Wisconsin's 14 port cities. Ever since her boat drifted up against the mammoth docks in Milwaukee's harbor, Leah Dobkin has been enthralled by the evolution of the port and the city so firmly moored to it. From an era when it was a "Milwaukee Miracle" to make landfall without losing luggage to a promising future powered by alternative energy, Soul of a Port is steered by that same sense of wonder.

    The ship was built by the firm of Allan, McClelland, and Company, one of Milwaukee's preeminent shipbuilding firms. Sleek and sturdy, the foot Rouse Simmons was licensed and enrolled on Aug , at the Port of Milwaukee. The vessel's managing owner was Royal B. Towslee of Kenosha, Wisconsin, and its first master was Alfred Ackerman.   Port Milwaukee and the agricultural company DeLong plan to build a $ million export center on Jones Island using a federal grant to cover half of the project's cost. The so-called Agricultural Maritime Export Facility would be the first and only "bulk agricultural transload" center on the Great Lakes to supply soybeans and dry distillers grain, an animal feed supplement derived from.

    Native Americans, as the first inhabitants of the Greater Milwaukee area, were the first to use the lakes, rivers, and streams that dominate the landscape as a means of transportation. In Milwaukee in particular, they used the three connecting rivers and lakeshore as major thoroughfares for canoe travel and harvesting water-based food. Map of Wisconsin and parts of Illinois and Michigan showing drainage, county boundaries, larger cities, and the railroad network. The main line is in red, and the Milwaukee and Chicago Railroad is in blue. Contributor Names Nesbitt (Geo. F.) & Company. Milwaukee and Superior Railroad Company.


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