The Monongahela River is formed at the junction of the West Fork and Tygart rivers, just above Fairmont, W.Va., and provides 128 miles of navigable water down to The Point in Pittsburgh. This river provides industrial scenery in this area, and a cruise here shows why Pittsburgh is known as the Steel City.
The Complete Listing of Marinas and Locks on the Inland and Gulf Intracoastal Waterways
Reduction of Lock Service on Heartland Waterways Continues
HeartLand Boating first outlined the reduction of lock service on the Ouachita River in our June issue (see “Locks in Danger” in Waterlines). Now, the Waterways Council Inc., the national public policy organization that advocates for a properly funded and well-maintained system of inland waterways, has reported that the Corps of Engineers has implemented […] Read More