Index to Source Material.

Missouri Public Port Authorities:
Assessment of Importance and Needs.

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List of Figures:

Figure 1, Wealth Along Missouri Waterways

Figure 2, Economy of Scale, SEMO Port Authority.

Figure 3, New Madrid County Port Authority with Barges, Trucks and Trains.

Figure 4, Photograph of South East Missouri Public Port Authority and Mississippi River Tows.

Figure 5, Maps of the United States Showing Missouri's Location in the Waterway Network (top) As well as Waterways Relative to Interstates (lower left) and Railways (lower right).

Figure 6, Map of Missouri Area Waterways and Port Facilities.

Figure 7, Photograph of Private Port Facilities, Structures, and Employment.

Figure 8, Map of Locations of Public Port Authorities in Missouri Counties and MoDOT Districts.

Figure 9, Map and Chart of Locks and Dams of the Upper Mississippi River Near Missouri.

Figure 10 , Maps of Port Authority Locations Relative to Highways (left), Railroads (center), and Airports (right).

Figure 11, Waterways Compared to Other Transportation Networks.

Figure 12, Illustration of Missouri's Development and Waterborne Transportation at St Louis.

Figure 13, Illustration of Two Tows on the Mississippi River. The large tow has 17 barges, only 2 more than normal for a "standard tow" of 15 barges.

Figure 14, Tow with 31 Barges.

Figure 15, Photograph of a River Section, Lined with Barge Traffic, Amid Farms and Residences.

Figure 16, Private Port Facilities.

Figure 17, Map of Counties and States Reported Served by Public Port Authorities.

Table 2, Location and Size Information on Missouri's Public Port Authorities:
    City of St Louis Port Authority, photograph.
    Howard/Cooper County Regional Port Authority, photograph.
    Kansas City Port Authority, photograph.
    Lewis County-Canton Port Authority, USGS map.
    Marion County Port Authority, USGS map.
    Mississippi County Port Authority, USGS map and ferry photograph.
    New Bourbon Regional Port Authority, USGS map and ferry photograph.
    New Madrid County Port Authority, photograph.
    Pemiscot County Port Authority, photograph.
    SEMO, Southeast Missouri Regional Port Authority, photograph.
    St Joseph Regional Port Authority, photograph.

Figure 18, Chart of US Army Corps of Engineers Reported Missouri River Tonnage, 1992 to 2003.

Figure 19, Map and Pie Charts of National and Regional Waterborne Commodities of 2003 According to US Army Corps of Engineers Data.

Figure 20, Pie Charts of Commodities on the Mississippi River Above St Louis, St Louis to the Ohio River, and Below the Ohio River, According to US Army Corp of Engineers, Data Center, for 2003.

Figure 21, Pie Charts of Missouri River Commodities in 2001 and 2003.

Figure 22, Maps of Waterways and Missouri, Relative to Agriculture Customers. Darker Colors Indicate More Quantities of Indicated Farm Products.

Figure 23, Map of Agriculture per County Relative to Waterways.

Figure 24, Photograph of a Massive Sand Mining Pile Next to the Missouri River.

Figure 25, Graph of Missouri River Widths, Flow Quantities, and Flow Velocities in the Late 1920's and Early 2000's.

Figure 26, The Missouri River at Boonville with Regular Surface Disturbances Caused by Wing Dikes.

Figure 27, Tow on the Mississippi River.

Figure 28, A Tow Boat on the Mississippi River.

Figure 29, Green Space Along the Mississippi River.

Figure 30, Diversity in Ports.

Figure 31, The Missouri River at Kansas City with the Downtown Airport, the Kansas City Public Port Authority, Other Waterfront Development, and I-70.

Figure 32, Bar Graphs of Reported Inbound Cargo (left) and Outbound Cargo (right).

Figure 33, Bar Graph of Outbound Farm Products.

Figure 34, Kilotons of Cargo as Reported by Missouri Public Port Authorities.

Figure 35, Barge at St Joseph Port Authority.

Figure 36, Tow on the Mississippi River.

Figure 37, Combined Cost Estimate of Needs per Priority for All Reporting Public Port Authorities.

Figure 38, Millions of Dollars of Needs as Reported by Missouri Public Port Authorities.

Figure 39, Total Annual Reported Expenditures, Other Than Payroll.

Figure 40, Ratings of Access Road Conditions, Capacity, and Signs.

Figure 41, Tow on the Mississippi River.

Figure 42, Coal Tow at St Louis.

Figure 43, Mississippi River and Pemiscot County Port Authority.

Figure 44, St Louis Waterway Commerce.

Figure 45, St Joseph's Highway, Railway, and Waterway Transportation Networks.



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March 3, 2006.