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Caption: Linking the Wilderness to the World Marker
Additional Description: [Caption reads] "Rapid Transit" During The Canal Era
Canal boats were usually pulled by three mules that walked alongside the canal on the towpath. Three mules could work eight hours pulling 80 tons of cargo.
Submitted: July 23, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Database Locator Identification Number: p163575
File Size: 0.076 Megabytes
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