Cumberland River and Wharf

Cumberland River and Wharf Nashville Tennessee

Stock #: 474228
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Nashville
State: Tennessee (TN)
County: Davidson
Publisher: Zibart Bros.
Postmark: 1930 Aug-12
PM City: Nashville
PM State: TN
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The Cumberland River on account of the beautiful scenery along its rock-rimmed banks has been called the classic Cumberland. The Indians called it the "Warioto" and the French called it "Chauvenon." It rises in the mountains of Kentucky and sweeps in a semicircle through Tennessee. Even the steamboats ... and long before the war, Nashville owned and controlled as large a fleet of steamers as appeared in any inland waters. The Federal government has spent several hundreds of thousands on its systems of locks and dams. It affords navigation for 383 miles above Nashville and to the Ohio river 250 miles below the city. Tobacco, grain, livestock nd lumber are the main products handled.