Twentieth century photograph collection, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries
Workers on a barge using rocks to sink a willow mat into the Mississippi River at Mellwood Bend, Arkansas, in 1939. Men on the dock are maintaining the tow ropes and the barge is being pulled by the stern-wheeler "Chisca".
"Reclamation work on the Mississippi River, 1939" (2021). Other images. 97.
United States--Mississippi River--Reclamation.