This is a study of the economic regulation of the domestic dry bulk commodity transportation system on the inland rivers and lakes of the United States. Vol. 1 traces the development of the inland river system from colonial times explaining the action and inter-action of laws, engineering developments in tow-boats and barges, waterway development by various government agencies, and the commodities carried in trade. Vol. 2 documents the legal and regulatory aspects of barge shipments on the inland waterways and the economic impact of this trade.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Two volumes available separately. Vol. 1 (AD-762349) 204 pp; Repr PC; $6.75; Microfiche; $1.45. Vol. 2 (AD-762350), 599 pp; Repr PC; $12.50; Microfiche; $1.45.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Department of Transportation

    Office of Policy and Plans Development, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1973-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: 803 p.
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 1&2

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00046574
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 7 1974 12:00AM