Operation of the New York Barge Canal

hearings before the United States House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, Sixty-Sixth Congress, second session, on May 20, 22, 1920
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Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have   of the Barge Canal to the “New York State Canal System” and transferred responsibility for operation and maintenance of the Canal System from the New York State Department of Transportation to the New York State Canal Corporation, a newly created subsidiary of the New York   WATERFORD, N.

Y., May 13—The ‐mile‐long New York State Barge Canal System will be in full operation on Monday, a little later than usual because of unusual high spring water :// 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   Hours of Operation Navigation Season.

Due to the on-going COVID pandemic, the Canal Corporation has suspended all non-essential construction and maintenance activities, therefore the New York State Canal system will not open for through navigation of   The site describes series of records documenting New York’s Canals from the earliest Erie Canal surveys to the completion and operation of the Barge Canal.

The New York State Museum ; has been researching early inland navigation and Canals built prior to the Erie Canal in New York, including evidence of the oldest canal in New York built   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   Reimagine the Canals Initiative.

Helping to shape the Canal System’s future as it nears its third century of operation. Learn more. Canal History. The New York State Canal System is not only rich in history, but also culture. Learn more about these waterways.

The Canalway :// May May 21 - Channel encroachment: Erie Canal - Lock E22 New London to Sylvan Beach May 21 - Channel encroachment: Erie Canal - Lock E22 New London to Sylvan Beach May 21 - Lighted Aids to Navigation installed: Erie Canal Sylvan Beach May 20 - Lighted aid to navigation back in operation: Erie Canal/Oneida Lake May 20 - Guard gate span lowered: Bushnells Basin Monroe  › Home › News, Events & Maps.

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. Albany: n.p., Chessman, G.

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Wallace. Governor Theodore Roosevelt: The Albany Apprenticeship, Cambridge: Harvard University Press, New York State Barge Canal. During the s, it took 30 hours to get from New York City to Albany under steam power. To sail the same route would take a week or ten days.

From Waterford, it might take two to four more days under horse or mule power to lock through to Lake :// 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 :// The only canal in New York totally funded by commercial enterprises, the Delaware & Hudson Canal (also known as the D&H Canal), connected the Delaware River in Pennsylvania to Rondout Creek in Kingston, NY (and then the Hudson).

It was specifically built to transport anthracite coal from Honesdale, PA to New York   The first canal, dug on the Mohawk River near Utica, dates back to (), 95 years before the Erie Canal and 58 years before New York joined the Union.

The Little Falls Canal, opened inwas the first major canal and started the groundwork for the Rome Canal and eventually the Erie Canal. Following the lead of the major success of the New York State Canal Corporation, Walsh Construction Company, I., James Stewart And Company, I., Grant Smith Company And Locher, Savage Construction Company [ ] Babb, J.

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() New York State Barge Canal, Syracuse Inner Harbor, Shops and Terminal, Corner of Solar and West Kirkpatrick Streets, Syracuse, Onondaga County, NY.

New York Title: 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, State engineer. Other Title: Book of plans, New York state barge canal. Creator(s): New York The balance of the New York State Canal System, including the Champlain Canal, Western Erie Canal, Oswego Canal and the Cayuga/Seneca Canal will be opened on Friday May 18th.

at a.m. conditions permitting.

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The entire Erie Canal System will close for the season on Wed October 10th. at 5   NEW YORK BARGE CANAL, a gigantic engineering construction, which connects the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean. The term canal is employed in a more extended sense than usual, as it includes not only the artificially created waterway, but the intervening lakes and rivers which are utilized as links in the ://'s_New_Encyclopedia_()/New_York_Barge_Canal.

Waterway development in New York State — The Barge Canal, its usefulness and possibilities — The Mohawk Valley the water gate between the Atlantic and Great Lakes. By Hon. Dwight B. La Du, State Engineer and Surveyor, In the history of New York waterways the Mohawk valley has had a most conspicuous place from the very In the summer of my wife and I circumnavigated the Adirondacks (Lake Champlain, Champlain Canal, Erie Canal, Oswego Canal, Lake Ontario, St.

Lawrence River, Richelieu River, and back to Lake Champlain). We both wish that this new chart/guide book had been available then - it would have been the perfect companion for the NY canal  › Books › Travel › United States.

The Canal Improvement State Committee, the body organized to direct this campaign of throughout the whole state, had its headquarters in New York. Here also was the Canal Association of Greater New York, which was formed early inat the beginning of agitation for a barge canal, and which had been doing yoeman's service ever   The need of a book, like the present volume, has long been felt by those interested in the affairs of the New York canals; and the present time, when the State is entering a new era in its canal history, seems eminently fitting for writing the story of the canals, which for nearly a century have played so large a part in shaping the history of a referendum, and the New York State Barge Canal was born.

Unlike the failed Nine Million Dol-lar Improvement, the Barge Canal project was more than an upgrade. Indeed, it in-volved a complete rebuilding of the Erie, usually within the existing corridor but sometimes on an entirely different align-ment. The planners’ overall approach was The NYS Canal Corporation has just released the schedule for the Navigation Season.

Mariners are advised that, conditions permitting, all portions of the New York State Canal System are scheduled to open Friday,at a.m. for the navigation season. Additionally, in commemoration of the bicentennial of the start of Erie Canal construction inthere will be no   New York State Canal System, waterway system, mi ( km) long, traversing New York state and connecting the Great Lakes with the Finger Lakes, the Hudson River, and Lake Champlain.

The waterway, a modification and improvement of the old Erie Canal and its branches, was authorized () by public vote. Work was begun in and was completed inwhen it was opened as the New York /north-america/us-geography/new-york-state-canal-system.

New York State Barge Canal, Spencerport Terminal, West side of Union Street Lift Bridge, Spencerport, Monroe County, NY Contributor Names Historic American Engineering Record, creator New York State Canal Corporation 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 [ ]   Camillus Erie Canal Park -- Camillus Landing, near the historic village of Camillus, New York, was the midpoint of the Erie Canal Park encompasses the first enlargement of the Erie Canal as it crosses the township of Camillus, and includes a reproduction canal grocery, a water-filled lock demonstration, and the reconstructed Nine Mile Creek :// New York (State).

State Engineer and Surveyor. History of the barge canal of New York state. Albany: J.B. Lyon Co., printers, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Noble E Whitford; Frank M Williams; New York (State).

State [6] p., p. of plates: ill., maps, plans ; 33 x 48. Andrew Testa for The New York Times. The bookstore is moored on the Regent’s Canal near Granary Square. A friend used the sea toilet on the book barge and left an inlet open, and the The New York State Canal Corporation has announced the operational hours and dates for the Navigation Season for the entire canal system.

Boaters are advised that, conditions permitting, all portions of the New York State Canal System are scheduled to open Friday,at a.m. for the navigation History of the barge canal of New York state by New York (State).

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