Bankhead Lock and Dam (Lock 17) – Black Warrior River AL

Description

The Public Works Administration funded the construction of the Bankhead Lock and Dam (Lock 17) on the Black Warrior River in the vicinity of Birmingham. “Dam no. 17 on the Warrior River has improved the navigability of the river. This dam is being constructed by PWA.”

Source notes

National Archives Record Group 69-N

Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress: (https://www.loc.gov/resource/hhh.al1224.photos/?sp=4), accessed November 10, 2017.

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on November 10, 2017.

We welcome contributions of additional information on any New Deal project site.

SUBMIT MORE INFORMATION OR PHOTOGRAPHS FOR THIS SITE

Location Info


Bankhead Dam Al Power, Lock 17 Rd
Northport, AL

Coordinates: 33.458352, -87.356350

One comment on “Bankhead Lock and Dam (Lock 17) – Black Warrior River AL

  1. Rodney Gresham

    Thanks, any info will help

Leave a Reply

Before leaving a comment, please note:

  • Comments allow viewers to share information with others or alert us to errors or changes in a New Deal site.
  • We are not involved in the management of New Deal sites and have no information about visits, hours or rentals.
  • This page shows all the information we have for this site; if you have new information or photos to share, click below.

SUBMIT MORE INFORMATION OR PHOTOGRAPHS FOR THIS SITE

We welcome contributions of additional information on any New Deal project site.

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.