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[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0101]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "In operation, 23 years after its authorization, is Lock and Dam No. 13 on the Arkansas River. The opening of river traffic to Fort Smith, Ark., is signaled by he swirl of river waters around the closed gates of the dam. The project is expected to open the way for barge traffic to the Port of Catoosa near Tulsa by this time next year."
Date: December 20, 1969
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0114]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Spillway for Lock and Dam 17 is being constructed inside cofferdam on the Verdigris River, about seven miles north of Muskogee."
Date: December 7, 1967
Creator: Corps of Engineers Photo
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0128]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "This view of Dam No. 17 looks upstream on Verdigris River and shows Highway 69 bridge which will be replaced with a new bridge about one-half mile upstream to provide navigation clearance."
Date: February 13, 1969
Creator: Corps of Engineers Photo
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0138]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Barges stand idle at the Port of Catoosa, the largest Oklahoma harbor on the $1.2 billion Arkansas River Navigation System."
Date: February 7, 1980
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0140]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "From loads of steel, to waiting coal, to anhydrous ammonia to bulk loads of grain, it's business as usual at the bustling Port of Catoosa."
Date: October 11, 1978
Creator: McLaughlin, Al
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0130]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "One of the four "high-lift" locks on the Arkansas-Verdigris River Navigation Project, Kerr Lock and Dam No. 15 is the most nearly complete of the five locks and dams being constructed on the Oklahoma portion of the waterway. Also shown is the relocation of U. S. Hwy 59 bridge."
Date: August 29, 1967
Creator: Corps of Engineers Photo
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0087]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Upstream lock gate on Arkansas River navigation system, Lock and Dam No. 13 near Barling, southeast of Ft. Smith, Ark."
Date: December 20, 1969
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0142]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Coal is loaded onto a barge for transport down the Arkansas River Navigation System. The 137-mile Oklahoma channel was to be the pot of gold at the end of a manmade rainbow, but it hasn't quite turned out that way."
Date: November 30, 1979
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0085]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "David D. Terry Lock and Dam will be the site for elaborate ceremonies marking the opening of the Arkansas River for navigation to Little Rock. The ceremonies will be held on October 4 with President Lyndon B. Johnson expected to attend. The structure is east of Little Rock, near Scott."
Date: August 8, 1968
Creator: Corps of Engineers Photo
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0137]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Lock and Dam No. 18 along Verdigris River, as part of McClellan-Kerr Navigation System project, last major facility under contract as of June, 1967, located southwest of Inola."
Date: July 6, 1967
Creator: Corps of Engineers Photo
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0113]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Construction area for the W. D. Mayo lock and dam shows Arkansas following diversion channel around cofferdam. Project is 25 percent complete."
Date: December 7, 1967
Creator: Corps of Engineers Photo
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0077]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Barges carrying a record tonnage of 12,600 tons of wheat and being moved by the largest tug ever on the Oklahoma portion of the McClellan-Kerr Waterway are shown on their way to New Orleans through the locks at Webbers Falls."
Date: December 12, 1974
Creator: Etter, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0122]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "W. D. Mayo Lock and Dam No. 14, on the Arkansas River, looking downstream, is now 49 percent complete. It is one of five lock and dam structures on the Arkansas-Verdigris Navigation System in Oklahoma, being built by the Tulsa Corps of Engineers."
Date: February 13, 1969
Creator: Corps of Engineers Photo
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0117]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Bids for the construction of the turning basin at the head of navigation for the Arkansas-Verdigris River system near Catoosa, Okla., were opened August 3, and a contract is scheduled to be awarded later this month."
Date: July 6, 1967
Creator: Corps of Engineers Photo
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0096]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Corps of Engineers Dams in Arkansas have prevented over $34 million worth of flood damages since their construction. Lower right, Bull Shoals has prevented over $10 million in flood damage alone; other dams preventing flood damage are, upper left, Beaver; upper right, Norfork; and lower left, Greers Ferry."
Date: December 4, 1968
Creator: Corps of Engineers Photo
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0131]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Oklahoma's only marine terminal which will have space for river craft docking ... pictured is a $750,000 coast guard river tender which will patrol the upper half of the Arkansas River."
Date: August 11, 1968
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0118]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Arkansas River navigation to a point near Little Rock, Ark., will be marked October 4 with ceremonies at the David D. Terry Lock and Dam. President Johnson is expected to attend the rites near Scott, Ark."
Date: August 28, 1968
Creator: Corps of Engineers Photo
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0086]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Barge traffic's skyrocketing on the Arkansas River Navigation System, the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers reported Thursday. Traffic on the Oklahoma portion jumped 453 percent from 1971 to 1972."
Date: February 24, 1970
Creator: Corps of Engineers Photo
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0105]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Port of Catoosa and Industrial Park as seen in this artist's conception, unveiled Thursday in Tulsa, will cover 2,000 acres at the head of navigation for the 440-mile Arkansas-Verdigris River system. The port is to be ready for barge traffic by June 1970. A visit to the site is on Vice President Hubert Humphrey's agenda next week."
Date: September 27, 1968
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0109]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "View from U. S. 59 bridge across the Arkansas River, about eight miles south of Sallisaw, shows area in which Robert S. Kerr Lock and Dam will be constructed. The lock will be an integral part of Arkansas River navigation project."
Date: January 17, 1964
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society