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New York State Barge Canal

Ronald L. Shelton

New York State Barge Canal

by Ronald L. Shelton

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Published by Dept. of Conservation, New York State College of Agriculture, Cornell University in Ithaca .
Written in English

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  • New York State Barge Canal System (N.Y.)
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    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Ronald L. Shelton.
      SeriesCurrent topics in conservation,, no. 3
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS900 .C8 no. 3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination69 p.
      Number of Pages69
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5529619M
      LC Control Number67004415
      OCLC/WorldCa11964289

      machinery in service. The four canal branches are owned and operated by the State of New York.. Narrative Description 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 commercial vessels from the Atlantic Ocean and tidal. 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.

      Located in the center of New York State, Onondaga County is home to the city of Syracuse. while the New York State Barge Canal System provides local connection by boat to the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River. The County of Onondaga is located in the central New York region, has a land area of square miles and is approximately   The Cross Florida Barge Canal would save three days of travel for ships if they didn’t have to go all the way around the peninsula, and could instead cut right through the middle of the state. In , the Army Corps of Engineers made plans for the Gulf Atlantic Ship Canal, a foot deep waterway that would allow large vessels to cross the.

      The Barge Canal is as much a modernization of the Erie Canal and its branches as it is an enlargement. In , when the Barge Canal was completed, travelers saw things on the new canal they had not seen on the Erie: canalized rivers, movable dams, liberal use of concrete, mechanized locks, and barges pulled by tugs or traveling under their own power.4/5(4). The Canal Society of New York State in conjunction with the New York State Canal Corp and in partnership with the Centennial Celebration Committee are hosting two events to mark the centennial opening of the Erie Barge Canal in When: Saturday May 5 th. Canal Conversation & Symposium. Theatre at Stong Museum of Play Rochester.


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New York State Barge Canal by Ronald L. Shelton Download PDF EPUB FB2

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. Aids to Navigational on the New York State Canal System conform to the U.S. Coast Guard lateral system of buoyage (red right return).

Note that buoyage reverses from red on starboard (right) to red on port (left), north of Champlain Canal Lock 12 at Whitehall, and on the entire length of the Oswego Canal.

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.

New York State New York State Barge Canal book System, formerly (–92) New York State Barge Canal, or Barge Canal, system of state-owned, state-operated waterways, miles ( km) in length, linking the Hudson River with Lake Erie, with extensions to Lakes Ontario and Champlain and Cayuga and Seneca lakes (in the Finger Lakes region).

It incorporates the Erie Canal, from Troy via Rochester to Tonawanda, north. New York State Barge Canal System (Nautical Chart) Paperback – January 1, by National Ocean Service (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Author: National Ocean Service. 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.

New York State Barge Canal System [No Author] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. NYS Canal Corporation, Albany, NY. K likes. Official Facebook account for the New York State Canal Corporation/5(50).

Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. "Designed to furnish monthly to the State canal authorities, the commercial organizations and individuals interested in the canal project and the public in general, information as to the status of Barge canal construction."/5(3).

Historic American Engineering Record, Creator, New York State Canal Corporation, Acme Engineering, The Holington Company, Lord Construction Company, New York State Electric And Gas Company, Sponsor Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, et al. New York State Barge Canal, Crescent Dam, Cohoes-Crescent Road, Colonie, Albany County, NY.

Albany. Now called the New York State Canal, the mile waterway linking represents one of the nation’s earliest feats of engineering. The first canal was dug inwith more than 30 navigable. The Barge Canal is as much a modernization of the Erie Canal and its branches as it is an enlargement.

Inwhen the Barge Canal was completed, travelers saw things on the new canal they had not seen on the Erie: canalized rivers, movable dams, liberal use of concrete, mechanized locks, and barges pulled by tugs or traveling under their own power.4/5.

Mission Statement The Canal Society of New York State’s mission is to protect New York State’s canal heritage and its future through research, preservation, education and advocacy. Furthermore, the Canal Society seeks to fulfill its mission by working towards encouraging canal scholarship; promote interest in canals here and abroad; acquire, preserve and archive canal documents [ ].

Get this from a library. Book of plans of the New York state barge canal: issued as a Supplement to the Annual report of the Department of the State Engineer and Surveyor, [Frank M Williams; New York (State).

State Engineer and Surveyor.]. Historic American Engineering Record, Creator, Aetna Engineering And Contracting Company, New York State Canal Corporation, Sponsor Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, Justine Christianson, Duncan Hay, Jami A Babb, and Laura S Black.

New York State Barge Canal, Herkimer Terminal, State Ro Herkimer, Herkimer County, NY. Herkimer. 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. The Erie Canal by the book, pamphlet, brochure, map and picture. November Since construction of the Erie Canal began years ago, inand since the NYS Museum recently opened a new exhibit on the Canal, the Library's November exhibit on the seventh floor focuses on many ways to navigate and learn about the New York State Erie Canal: you can hike, bike, canoe, cruise, sail.

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.

Located at Mohawk Street in Herkimer, NY, we are directly across from the New York State Thruway Exit We invite you to join us on one of our Lil’ Diamond vessels for a fun and historically fascinating cruise, back to a time when the canal was just a vision and the barges were pulled by mules and horses.

Travel thru a hundred-year-old. Speaking editorially of the Book of Plans, New York State Barge Canal, a publication issued by State Engineer Williams particularly for the use of the engineering profession, the Engineering News-Record said in its issue of Ap"Whatever be the opinion regarding the New York State Barge Canal as an economic factor there can be no.

The Erie Canal and New York's smaller waterways are open for their th consecutive season connecting New York Harbor with the Great Lakes and other points west and north.

The miles of waterways drove the rise of upstate New York's cities two centuries ago. Now, the canal is mostly a tourism and recreation path.The New York State Canal Corporation operates many different types of boats.

Most are work boats such as tugs, barges, scows and dredges. Some are museum pieces such as Tug Urger shown in the photo on the left, and the Freighter Day Peckinpaugh now being refurbished as a floating teaching museum.

History of the barge canal of New York state Item Preview remove-circle Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: