‘PRIDE of the Cumberland’ clearing debris, trash on Lake Cumberland
A mechanical knuckle boom material handler lifts heavy logs and large debris from the water and shoreline at Waitsboro Recreation area in Somerset, Ky onboard the The “PRIDE of the Cumberland,” a vessel operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,and skimming debris from the water. The vessel is back hard at work keeping Lake Cumberland’s waterways and shorelines clean and free of logs, debris and trash after two months of major repairs. The Pride of the Cumberland consists of two 60-foot-long barges pushed by the ‘PRIDE, a 26-foot-long tow boat. The starboard port side barge has a The port side barge holds a roll-off dumpster for debris collection and a wood chipper to mulch wood of all sizes.