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The Canals of New York State.

The Canals of New York State.

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Published by American Canal and Transportation Center in York, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canals -- New York (State).

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAmerican canals.
    ContributionsAmerican Canal Society.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination60 p. :
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22264379M
    ISBN 100933788827

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The Erie Canal - history. Erie Canal Mapping Project. America’s Great Loop - The Wilsons. Canal Society of New York. Statewide Resources. Canal System Designated a National Historic Landmark. NYS Barge Canal Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Report: Economic Benefits of Non-Tourism Use of the NYS Canal System. 10 Used from $ 2 New from $ 1 Collectible from $ This book contains well-researched articles by American Canal Society members on the Empire State canals.

New York was the training ground for early canal : American Canal Society. Visit the New York State Canal Corporation website: April The construction of the Erie Canal came about for political as well as economic reasons.

DeWitt Clinton, who in pushed the idea of a waterway to link the Hudson River and Lake Erie, wanted to revive his political career. It worked, too, because Clinton™sFile Size: 3MB. Strewn across much of New York State are the remnants of those bygone days.

Today, an avid cyclist or hiker can follow some of the minor New York State canals for miles, often in very picturesqe settings. In fact, if you find yourself in central New York state, his book is very useful as a trip planner.5/5(3).

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Canals -- New York (State) -- History; Filed under: Canals -- New York (State) -- Guidebooks. A Pocket Guide for the Tourist and Traveller, Along the Line of the Canals, and the Interior Commerce of the State of New-York (New York: T.

and J. Swords, ), by Horatio Gates Spafford. A Pocket Guide for the Tourist and Traveller, Along the Line of the Canals, and the Interior Commerce of the State of New-York (New York: T.

and J. Swords, ). The New York State Canal Corporation is a New York State public-benefit corporation responsible for the oversight, administration and maintenance of the New York State Canal System, which consists of the Erie Canal, Cayuga–Seneca Canal, Oswego Canal and Champlain Canal.

It is also involved with the development and maintenance of the New York State Canalway Trail and with the general Headquarters: Administrative Headquarters, 30 South.

Description. Champlain, Erie, Oswego, Cayuga-Seneca by The New York State Canal Corp. (formerly produced by Northern Cartographic) This is the official chart book by the New York State Canal Corp. It contains images and information on Services and amenities, over charts along with Lock, bridge, buoys, marinas a harbors, boat launches, local facts and photos, distances and travel times.

The Erie Canal The Canals of New York State. book A Musical History of New York’s Grand Waterway, by Dr. William (Bill) Hullfish with Dave Ruch. Paperback pages Printed by Arcadia Publishing and The History Press.

By Michael Riley. All too often, it seems that any new book about the historic canals is basically a rehash of the same old same old. Although canals in New York first appeared in the eighteenth century, it was the building of the Erie Canal in the first quarter of the nineteenth century that lauched New York State and the nation into the canal era; arguably, no other enterprise was as responsible for creating the `Empire State' as was the Erie.

Buy a cheap copy of New York State Canals: A Short History book by F. Daniel Larkin. New York's Erie Canal has long been heralded in story and song and the legendary waterway is well known to people throughout the world.

Far fewer, though, are aware Free shipping over $/5(3). New York State Canals: A Short History. by F. Daniel Larkin. Paperback – June 1, pages. New York's Erie Canal has long been heralded in story and song and the legendary waterway is well known to people throughout the world.

Far fewer, though, are aware of the vast mile canal network that still exists in the Rating: % positive. Book of Plans of the New York State Barge Canal is a collection of engineering diagrams and a map of the canal system.

This online version contains enlarged views of the drawings and is part of the Schenectady Digital History Archive, the local history and genealogy Web site of the Schenectady County Public Library, affiliated with the NYGenWeb, USGenWeb and American History and Genealogy.

The Canals of New York State is a collection of articles written specifically about the canals and canal system in the state of New York. These articles were collected and assembled by the American Canal Society and the Canal Society of New York State.

Volume 1 of History of the Canal System of the State of New York: Together with Brief Histories of the Canals of the United States and Canada, New York (State).

State Engineer and Surveyor Supplement to the Annual report of the state engineer and surveyor of the state of New York for the fiscal year ending Septem Author: Noble E.

NYS Canal Corporation, Albany, NY. K likes. Official Facebook account for the New York State Canal Corporation/5(50). Canals. The New York State Canal System offers numerous vacation opportunities for the young and old alike. Try your hand at captaining your own boat or ride your bike along the over miles of Canalway Trail.

More on Canals. Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Canal Museum (Syracuse, N.Y.) OCLC Number: Description: 37 pages: illustrations ; 22 x 28 cm.

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "New York State canals" New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Accessed Ap Travel around New York State from NYC. I LOVE NY Mobile App. It's all here in New York State—find out when and where. Three official I LOVE NEW YORK Travel Guides are available. View or download the travel guides and planners by clicking on the images below or fill out the form at the bottom of the page to receive a copy in the mail.

The Constitution of the State of New York. ARTICLE XV CANALS [Disposition of canals and canal properties prohibited] Section 1. The legislature shall not sell, abandon or otherwise dispose of the now existing or future improved barge canal, the divisions of which are the Erie canal, the Oswego canal, the Champlain canal, and the Cayuga and.

One might think that the canals had been mapped as they were built. But apparently this was not the case, for inthe Legislature of the State of New York ordered that a survey be made of all the canals.

This fell under the Revised Statutes ofPart I, Ch. 9, Title 9, Article 1. The 57 locks within The New York State Canal System are used to transfer vessels from a navigation pool at one elevation to another.

However, this map does not include the Utica Harbor Lock because at this time it is not open to the public. By clicking on the blue points on the point map, users are provided the name of each lock, its phone number and specific location by mileage along the.

The following canals have existed in New York, United States. Baldwinsville Canal; Black River Canal; Cayuga and Seneca Canal; Champlain Canal; Chemung Canal; Chenango Canal; Chenango Canal Extension; City Ship CanalStates: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California.

The Story of the New York State Canals by Frank M. Williams () The Champlain Canal Begun in and completed inthe Champlain Canal was begun at the same time as the Erie Canal - an effort to expand the transport of trade goods from the Champlain Valley.

Map and profiles of New-York State canals / designed under direction of Van Rensselaer Richmond, State Engineer & Surveyor, to accompany his report for Call Number: gma R (Request the physical item to view in our reading room). Scale ca. Hand colored.

Relief shown pictorially. "Contracted from his large map of the state." Shows township boundaries. Includes index to "Towns" in Kings and Richmond counties. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Two copies. Copy 1, boundaries outlined in red, green and yellow. Copy 2, boundaries outlined in yellow and green. Canals-- New York (State)-- Altitudes Canals-- New York (State) Railroads-- New York (State) New York (State) Genres Maps Notes Content: Inset: Map of the State of New York showing its canals and rail roads, Scale approximatelyFunding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, ) Physical Description.

Prior tothe Erie Canal and other smaller canals were the primary method of transporting goods and people throughout New York State. Bythe railroad was rapidly replacing canals as the most popular method of transportation in New York State and across the United States.

Task: For Part A, read each document carefully and answer the. Deborah Williams' The Erie Canal: Exploring New York's Great Canals is the first comprehensive travel guide for the canals in New York readers from Buffalo to Albany, this Great.

Inspired by the iconic street in New York City, Canal exists as the sum of these influences and more. Created by native New Yorkers, the collective was conceived in At the core of our movement lies the intersections of skateboarding, art and design.

Get directions, reviews and information for New York Canals in Albany, NY. The New York State Barge Canal is a state-owned system of canals, canalized rivers, and lakes across upstate New York, built to allow passage of large.

The Specifications contained herein are the Standard Specification Books and Standard Sheet Books (USC) officially adopted as of the dates indicated.

These files represent an official issuance of the Department of Transportation. The version that applies to any given contract will be that stated on the cover of the Contract Proposal. The New York State Canal System is comprised of four historic waterways, the Erie, the Champlain, the Oswego and the Cayuga-Seneca Canals.

Spanning miles, the waterways link the Hudson River, Lake Champlain, Lake Ontario, the Finger Lakes, Niagara River and Lake Erie with communities rich in history and culture. After the publication of this history there appeared inas a Buffalo Historical Society Publication, a volume, entitled, “Waterways and Canal Construction in New York State,” by Henry W.

Hill. Senator Hill was long in the State Legislature and always was an ardent supported of canals. A new map for travelers through the United States of America showing the railroads, canals & stage roads with the distances, Summary A detailed general map of the eastern half of the United States, framed in decorative borders, with most of the details east of the Mississippi River.

A list of books about canals and narrowboats, living on and as occasional activities, fictional and true. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

the society was established to study the history of new york canals and their effect on the life and economy of new york state; to promote interest in the canals; and to encourage preservation of canal records, relics, structures, and on: Manlius, NY.

Erie Canal, historic waterway of the United States, connecting the Great Lakes with New York City via the Hudson River at Albany. The canal, miles ( km) long, was the first canal in the United States to connect western waterways with the Atlantic Ocean.

Learn more about the canal, including its construction.THE STORY OF THE NEW YORK STATE CANALS 'GOVERNOR DEWITT CLINTON'S DREAM" "As a bond of union between the Atlantic and Western states, it may prevent the dismemberment of the American Empire.

As an organ of communication between the Hudson. the Mississippi, the St. Lawrence. the Great Lakes of the north and west and their.New York (State)--Erie Canal Canals Photographs Immediate Source of Acquisition The New York State Barge Canal Collection was purchased in November with funds from the Alma Burner Creek Endowment, the John R.

Russell Memorial Fund, and the Friends of the University Libraries. Access The New York State Barge Canal (Western Division.