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Encyclopedia > Ingram Barge Company

The Ingram Barge Company is a Nashville, Tennessee based barge company. Nickname: Music City Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 36th 109,247 km² 195 km 710 km 2. ... Self propelled barge carrying bulk crushed stone A barge is a flat-bottomed boat, built mainly for river and canal transport of heavy goods. ...


According to the company website, Ingram operates nearly 4,000 barges with a fleet of over 100 linehaul vessels. The company operates on the Mississippi River, Ohio River, Cumberland River, Tennessee River, Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Kanawha River, Illinois River, and the Monongahela River. In 1994 Forbes Magazine listed Ingram as the 14th largest privately held company in the United States. Ingram Barge is part of the Ingram Marine Group, in turn part of Ingram Industries. This article is about the river in the United States. ... Ohio River viewed from Liberty Hill in Ripley, Ohio. ... Length 1,106 km Elevation of the source 480 m Average discharge 3,217 m³/s Area watershed 46,830 km² Origin Oven Fork, Kentucky Mouth Ohio River Basin countries United States The Cumberland River is an important waterway in the southern United States. ... A riverboat passing under the Henley Street Bridge on the Tennessee River The river viewed from the top of Neyland Stadium. ... Categories: Stub ... The Kanawha River is a tributary of the Ohio River, approximately 97 miles (156 km) long, in the U.S. state of West Virginia. ... This article is about the river in the U.S. state of Illinois. ... The Monongahela River at Morgantown, West Virginia in 1999 The Monongahela River (Affectionately referred to as The Mon) is a river on the Allegheny Plateau in West Virginia and Pennsylvania in the United States. ... Alternate meaning: For the Boston Brahmin family associated with John Forbes Kerry, see Forbes family. ...


History

Ingram barge was founded in 1946 by Orrin Henry Ingram, originally mostly shipping petroleum for Ingram Industries. 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... It has been suggested that black gold (oil) be merged into this article or section. ...

The ING 4727 in the ruins of the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans. Note the school bus partially beneath the barge.
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The ING 4727 in the ruins of the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans. Note the school bus partially beneath the barge.

In the 1960s Ingram diversified into hauling dry cargo as well.


Erskine Bronson Ingram inherited the company from his father Henry, and ran it until his death in 1995; since then Orrin H. Ingram III has been the President and CEO.


The most notorious Ingram barge is ING 4727, which landed in what had been a residential neighborhood of the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans, Louisiana during Hurricane Katrina. It has been suggested that the ING 4727 was responsible for the major breach in the Industrial Canal from not being properly secured before the storm. ING 4727 is a barge belonging to Ingram Barge Company that became famous when it went through through a levee and landed in a residential neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana during Hurricane Katrina. ... The 9th ward is a distinctive region of New Orleans, Louisiana that is located in the eastern downriver portion of the city. ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) English and French Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans at last census; probably Baton Rouge since Hurricane Katrina Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 31st 134,382 km² 210 km 610 km 16 29°N to 33°N 89°W to 94°W Population... Hurricane Katrina was the costliest and one of the deadliest hurricanes in the history of the United States. ... The Industrial Canal is the common term for the Inner Harbor Navigational Canal (IHNC), a 5. ...


External links

  • IngramBarge.com

 
 

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