Evaluation of the National Register Eligibility of the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal Lock in Orleans Parish, Louisiana.
GOODWIN (R CHRISTOPHER) AND ASSOCIATES INC NEW ORLEANS LA
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This report identifies the historic themes associated with the construction and continued economic influence of the IHNC lock. The natural setting of the project area--Local geomorphology, Mississippi River Delta soil conditions, and the area between Lake Pontchartrain and the Mississippi River. The historic setting of the area which is now the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal IHNC--land use patterns, prior local navigation projects, etc.an historical verview of inland navigation in the United States A detailed account of the events surrounding the design and construction of the Industrial Canal IHNC and lock. The development of technologies associated with the design and construction of navigational locks Nationally significant lock complexes built during the same period as the IHNC--a comparative base for critical analysis of the IHNC lock The effects of the construction of the IHNC on the Port of New Orleans and an assessment of --dewaterings and routine maintenance activities, etc..
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