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[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0177]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Tony Byars, left, Don Gibbs and Don Gibbs and Bob Mueller share much of their lives together as the crew on the Monnie Speakes."
Date: January 23, 1986
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0178]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A car and truck travel in opposite direction across a sloping bridge that spans McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System near Sallisaw."
Date: July 9, 1982
Creator: Hellstern, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0168]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The dark area on the gate, in comparison with the level of the water, shows the difference in depths as boats and barges travel the McClellan-Kerr Navigation System."
Date: August 9, 1990
Creator: McDaniel, David
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0174]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The Monnie Speaker, built more than nine years ago, is one of a dozen boats that regularly travel the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System."
Date: January 23, 1986
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0167]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The barge Tince Hendrix moves up the Arkansas River toward Tulsa from the W. D. Mayo Lock and Dam near Spiro, part of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation Project."
Date: April 23, 1982
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0172]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A barge cruising on a river probably isn't a scene that the majority of this state's residents have become accustomed to."
Date: February 16, 1982
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0170]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A tug and barge filled with guest of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers approaches the Newt Graham Lock and Dam recently, about halfway between Catoosa and Muskogee on the McClellan-Kerr Navigation System in eastern Oklahoma."
Date: August 9, 1990
Creator: McDaniel, David
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0108]

Description: Caption: "Registering at the Friday meeting of the Arkansas-Verdigris Basin Development Association in Tulsa were Tom McSpadden, left, and J. B. Ray, both of Muskogee. (Fairmont-Mayo Hotel in Tulsa was site of meeting concerning Arkansas River navigation project; approximately 400 delegates attended.)"
Date: March 13, 1970
Creator: Associated Press
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.B0927.0138]

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.B0927.0127]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Scenes like this one in a navigation lock on the Ohio River will soon be a reality on the Arkansas River Navigation System in Oklahoma and Arkansas. Billy Kelly, a deckhand, stands on a barge as pleasure boat in background waits for the towboat and barges to clear."
Date: July 24, 1968
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0104]

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.B0927.0105]

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.B0927.0095]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Entrance to a tunnel being dug under the Port of Tulsa navigation project north of Catoosa where Bert J. "Junior" Houk, 46, of Picher, was killed Tuesday when he was struck by a large slab of shale which broke loose from the tunnel roof."
Date: November 13, 1968
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0080]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Lock and Dam 14 - This view (looking downstream) shows the coffercells being built so construction of the lock and dam may begin. Lock and Dam 14 is the first lock and dam on the Arkansas River after the river leaves the state of Arkansas. It is being built about 9 miles southwest of Ft. Smith."
Date: August 29, 1967
Creator: Tulsa Dist. Corps of Engineers
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.B0927.0078]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "McClellan-Kerr Navigation System, Catoosa ... the 2,000-acre port includes the 1,500 acre industrial park and its 25 companies and a dry cargo wharf large enough to handle four barges simultaneously. 900 employees work at the Port of Catoosa."
Date: October 11, 1978
Creator: McLaughlin, Al
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0097]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Mrs. David D. Terry, widow of the former Arkansas congressman, stands with Rep. Wilbur Mills, D-Ark. (in sunglasses), and her son, William L. Terry, beside the plaque marking the David D. Terry Lock and Dam on the Arkansas River."
Date: October 4, 1968
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society