Download Full Text (452 KB)
This postcard features a color illustration of a model of Hotchkiss Bend at the Mississippi River at U. S. Waterways Experiment Station in Vicksburg, Mississippi. The model is a river shaped concrete structure with water and railing contained within. Trees are beside the model. A red brick building is depicted in the distance. The title of the card is printed along the top of the card and the location is printed along the bottom. The back of the card includes some information about the model printed in the top left that reads "This model was built to a horizontal scale of 1 : 500 and operated to determine effects of proposed structures on the bed of the river.
Z. M. Davis, National Park Stores, Vicksburg, Miss.
Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 3, Southwest Mississippi Region
Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)
Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.
For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.
Model of Hotchkiss Bend, Mississippi River at U. S. Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University