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Canal enlargement in New York State

papers on the barge canal campaign and related topics.

by Buffalo Historical Society.

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Published in Buffalo, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canals -- New York (State)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesBuffalo Historical Society publications, v.13. Ed. by Frank H. Severance, Publications of the Buffalo Historical Society -- v. 13.
    ContributionsSeverance, Frank H.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF129.B8 B88
    The Physical Object
    Pagination446 p. :
    Number of Pages446
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23283937M
    LC Control Number10002880
    OCLC/WorldCa2488643

    Canal Enlargement in New York State: Papers on the Barge Canal Campaign and Related Topics (Buffalo Historical Society, ) New York Canals New York State Canals (New York State Canal Corp.) Canal Society of New York State; NY Canals; Images of the New York State Canal System, (New York State Archives) New York State Canal System. The New York State Engineer and Surveyor was a state cabinet officer in the State of New York between and During the re-organization of the state government under Governor Al Smith, the office was abolished and its responsibilities transferred to the New York State Department of Public Works, which in turn was absorbed by the New York State Department .

    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. State Engineer and Surveyor: History of the canal system of the State of New York together with brief histories of the canals of the United States and Canada / (Albany [N.Y.]: Brandow Printing Company, ), also by Noble Earl Whitford, Minnie M. .

    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 .   By that time, railroads were zooming into the territory the canal had opened decades earlier; the New York Central and Erie railroads surpassed the state canal system in combined tonnage in


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Tolls abolished in D. First Barge Canal work started in Barge Canal opened to traffic E. The Barge Canal consists of: 1. Erie across state from Troy on the Hudson River toFile Size: KB. Full text of "Canal Enlargement in New York State: Papers on the Barge Canal Campaign and " See other formats.

If you read his obit, you can see that for a number of years, he was working on a surveying party for the Erie Canal enlargement, and was in the area of the Oneida Lake Canal, although he doesn’t mention it directly. Perhaps he just liked the view and sketched the new lock for fun. The field book is in the NYS Archives Collection.

The Canal Ring was a group of corrupt contractors and their political supporters in the s and s who defrauded the State of New York by overcharging for repairs and improvement of the state's canal system. It consisted largely of a group of loosely organized Democratic and Republican Assemblymen and State Senators, led by Jarvis Lord in the Assembly and William.

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.

Far fewer are aware of the vast, mile canal network that still exists in the state. 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.

FROM THE STATE CAPITAL.; The Remainder of the Canal Revenues--The Proposed Canal Enlargement--Receipts of Flour--The Character of the Legislature Called in Quoation--The Proceedings on Tuesday.

Available from Arcadia Publishing's "Postcard History" series is this compilation of vintage images from the Erie Canal Museum's documentary collection of New York's canal system.

Arranged alphabetically by location, vintage postcards depict life and industry along the canal, including not only the Erie itself but also the lateral and.

Full text of "Canal enlargement in New York State: papers on the barge canal campaign and related topics" See other formats. Introduction by Charles G. Haines to Public Documents Relating to New York Canals, p. xlii. () 9. Desmond FitzGerald in Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol.

XLI., pp. President’s address; delivered J Id., p. Laws of the State of New York in relation to the Erie and Champlain Canals. Canal Fund Letters by New York (State) () Annual report of the Comptroller, relative to the expenditures on the canals by New York (State) (Book) In Assembly, Ma Annual report of the Commissioners of the Canal Fund by New York (State).

The Erie Canal is a canal in New York, United States that is part of the east–west, cross-state route of the New York State Canal System (formerly known as the New York State Barge Canal).

Originally, it ran miles ( km) from the Hudson River in Albany to Lake Erie in was built to create a navigable water route from New York City and the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Length: miles ( km). New York State Engineer and Surveyor Map and Plan Books of the Location and Construction of the State's Canal System.

inked references, usually found in the lower left corner, to field books by book and page numbers; name of preparer, often with date, usually found in the lower right corner; certification block signed and dated by the.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. An essay on the enlargement of the Erie Canal by Jesse Hawley; 2 editions; Subjects: Canals, Accessible book; Places:.

View as book. This Item. View this item elsewhere: Item Data. Citation/reference: Appears in: New York (State). State Engineer and Surveyor. Annual Report, Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Enlargement of the Erie Canal" New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Accessed April   At the New York State Museum, Brad L. Utter, Ashley Hopkins-Benton, and Karen E. Quinn are all Senior Historians and Curators.

Hopkins-Benton is the coauthor (with Jennifer A. Lemak) of Votes for Women: Celebrating New York’s Suffrage Centennial, also published by SUNY Press, and Quinn is a contributor to Mount Washington: The Crown of New Pages: Amos Eaton, natural scientist, educator, and co-founder of the Rensselaer School, was born on in New Concord parish (now Chatham, Columbia County), New York.

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In its day, the famous Erie Canal was the world's longest canal and America's greatest engineering feat. It was the principal route for emigrants from the East and agricultural products from the West. Before construction of the canal, New York City was the nation's fifth largest seaport, behind Boston, Baltimore, Philadelphia and New Orleans.MLA Format.

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Statistical profile, Erie Canal Enlargement eastern division" The New York Public Library Digital CollectionsNew York (State).

Canal Board. Laws, Regulations, Rates of Toll, and Names of the Principal Places, with Their Distances from Each Other, of the New-York State Canals; as Established by the Canal Board, and in Force on Said Canals. May, (Albany, N.Y.: Weed, Parsons & Co., Printers, ) – pa 94, and