Louis and the phrase " Trans-Mississippi " as used in the name of the Trans-Mississippi Exposition.
The Mississippi River Commission was established in to facilitate improvement of the Mississippi River from the Head of Passes near its mouth to its headwaters. British-born actor William Chapman, Sr. America boomed in the age of Jackson. Terms of Service and. The Prairie boats were mssissippi down the river for re-staging in New Orleans. All three people were exposed to at least one hazardous chemical leaking from a vessel, said Robert Hill of the Coast Guard in Memphis. US Army Corps of Engineers.Light crude oil began spewing into the Mississippi River when a towboat pulling two barges collided with a railroad bridge near Vicksburg, Mississippi at 1. Steamboats played a major role in the 19th-century development of the Mississippi River and its tributaries by allowing the practical large-scale transport of passengers and freight both up- and down- river. The Mississippi River is the chief river of the second largest drainage system on the North American continent, second only to the Hudson Bay drainage system. Flowing entirely in the United States (although its drainage basin reaches into Canada).