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By Howard C. Ohlhous, December 13, 2007
Entrance to Albany Pump Station brew pub
1New York (Albany County), Albany — Albany Pump Station
The original Quackenbush pumping sta. engines pumped water from Hudson River to reservoirs until Dec. 1932. In Charge of Construction: I.C. Chesbrough. Engineer; J.H. Mars, Engineer For Pump Engine Constr. 1874 Designated as an Albany . . . Map (db m4190) HM
2New York (Albany County), Albany — Henry Hudson
Explorer, here ended the voyage of the Half Moon in quest of the Indies September, 1609 Map (db m116689) HM
3New York (Albany County), Albany — Phase 1 New York City 1993-1997
When the USS Slater returned from Greece to dock at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City on August 27, 1993, the state of the ship was appalling. The first goal was to survey the condition of the ship and develop a plan of action. . . . Map (db m49646) HM
4New York (Albany County), Albany — Phase 2 Albany 1997 - 2001
In 1997, the management at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum made the decision to downsize and the SLATER was asked to find a new home. The ship was towed to Albany and arrived on October 27, 1997 to a crowd of well wishers. Here, a new . . . Map (db m49645) HM
5New York (Albany County), Albany — Phase 3 Albany 2002 - Present
The whole painstaking process of restoring the ship, acquiring the parts and installing the refurbished gear, has been driven by volunteers and would have never been possible without these dedicated individuals. The SLATER's wooden whale boat has . . . Map (db m49644) HM
6New York (Albany County), Albany — U.S.S. Slater — (DE-766)
Time: The Second World War, 1942 During the “dark days” of 1940, after the German conquest of France and prior to the U.S. involvement in World War II, England stood alone against the threat of Nazi world domination. An island nation, . . . Map (db m18188) HM
7New York (Albany County), Cohoes — Juncta
Junction of the Original Erie and Champlain Canals First Settlement and Name of Cohoes. Site of the First Post Office.Map (db m6161) HM
8New York (Albany County), Cohoes — Native American & 17th-century History of Peebles Island
There is abundant evidence of Indian occupation on Peebles and Van Schaick Islands. Hammerstones and projectile points have been discovered and suggest that early tribes lived in this area. Archeologists uncovered a number of early hearths here . . . Map (db m115382) HM
9New York (Albany County), Cohoes — Old Military Crossing
Prior to the construction of the New York State Barge Canal and dam at Crescent, the Mohawk River was shallow and fordable most of the year. For centuries, Native Americans had crossed at this place. In 1755, during the French and Indian War, a . . . Map (db m138984) HM
10New York (Albany County), Cohoes — The Erie Canal — Power Canal Park | Cohoes NY
The Erie Canal flowed through Cohoes along two distinct paths during the 19th century. The first phase, 1825-1841, is commonly referred to as "Clinton's Ditch" after New York Governor DeWitt Clinton, who was the foremost advocate for construction . . . Map (db m42224) HM
11New York (Albany County), Cohoes — The Matton Shipyard
The Matton Shipyard John E. Matton built his shipyard here on Van Schaick Island in 1916, shortly after the new Barge Canal opened. Besides building barges and tugboats, the shipyard serviced and repaired the boats that travelled both the . . . Map (db m48282) HM
12New York (Albany County), Cohoes — View of Van Schaick Island
You are looking at the northern tip of Van Schaick Island. The Hudson River flows to the east, and the third and fourth branches of the Mohawk River flow around the rest of this rocky island. Dutch merchants Philip Pietersen Schuyler and Goosen . . . Map (db m115371) HM
13New York (Albany County), Cohoes — Water Ford
A colonial ford across the Mohawk River from which Waterford derives its name. Site of the colonial Fort Half-MoonMap (db m115362) HM
14New York (Albany County), Colonie — Maplewood Historic Park
Site of Erie Canal lock & former Weighlock Bldg.1850-1915 located near "The Juncta" of old Erie and Champlain CanalsMap (db m40996) HM
15New York (Albany County), Colonie — The Erie Canal
For nearly a century, canal boats were pulled by mules and horse over this portion of New York State's famed Erie Canal. One of the slowest and most crowded parts of the waterway started to the north of the Flatts at Maplewood. Here Began the . . . Map (db m14742) HM
16New York (Albany County), Colonie — The Weighlock Building — 1850-1915
This Greek-revival building was one of several weigh stations along the Canal used to levy the tolls for barges carrying merchandise and farm goods. Until 1850 freight cargoes were measured by the displacement theory, but this hydraulic type . . . Map (db m40999) HM
17New York (Albany County), Guilderland — The Vale of Tawasentha
Iroquois name for a burial ground near mouth of the Normanskill Creek.Map (db m142822) HM
18New York (Albany County), Watervliet — Erie Canal
Completed 1825 Terminus at Hudson River. Locks called Sidecut allowed entry to navigable waters.Map (db m12214) HM
19New York (Allegany County), Cuba — Cuba Lake
Summit level feeder for old Genesee Valley Canał, formed, 1856, by building a 60 foot dam across the stream called Oil Creek.Map (db m175872) HM
20New York (Allegany County), Houghton — Jockey Street
Once famous rendezvous for Genesee Valley Canal boatmen. Now known as home of the Houghton College.Map (db m155783) HM
21New York (Allegany County), Scio — Town of Scio
The area around Scio was first settled around 1805 by Joseph Knight, a minuteman in the American Revolution. Knights Creek, which flows into the Genesee River near Scio, is named for him. Before getting its final name, Scio was called Bloods Corner . . . Map (db m175123) HM
22New York (Allegany County), Wellsville — 1885 • Fish Survey • 1935
The state-wide watershed survey of fish life was begun here on Duffy Hollow Brook by the conservation department in 1926.Map (db m136688) HM
23New York (Bronx County), Bronx — A Delicate Web of Life
The health of the world's sea lion population is linked to the overall health of our oceans. California Sea Lion Zalophus californianus
Range: British Columbia to Gulf of California coastline . . . Map (db m193295) HM
24New York (Bronx County), Bronx — A Delicate Web of Life
The health of the world's sea lion population is linked to the overall health of our oceans. California Sea Lion Zalophus californianus
Range: British Columbia to Gulf of California coastline . . . Map (db m193297) HM
25New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Commodore Leroy J. Alexanderson — Park
Graduate Class of 1930 Master Mariner Master of United States Commodore, U.S. Lines Rear Admiral, U.S. Naval Reserve Map (db m193304) WM
26New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Fort Schuyler
With the development of the steamship, the reefs and rapids of Hell Gate no longer provided natural protection for New York City. Fort Schuyler and Fort Totten, on the opposite shore, were built to defend it against attack from Long Island Sound. . . . Map (db m193307) HM
27New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Healing Totem
This Healing Totem is a gift of peace and hope to the people of New York City from the youths of the One Voice Arts & Leadership Program of Monterey County, California, in commemoration of the attack on the World Trade Center, September 11, 2001. . . . Map (db m193255) HM WM
28New York (Bronx County), Bronx — S.S. United States — World's Fasted Passenger Ship
Starboard Inboard Propeller Five Bladed Weight - 61,900 Pounds Diameter - 18.00 Feet Pitch - 13.75 Feet RPM - 100 Cruising Material - Nialite (Nickel-Aluminum-Bronze) Manufactured by Baldwin-Lina-Hamilton 7 November 1957 S.S. . . . Map (db m193306) HM
29New York (Bronx County), Bronx — The U.S.S. Newport
A steam auxiliary Barkentine rigged gunboat built in 1897 by the Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine. From 1897 to 1907 she served the Navy commendably assisting in the capture of eight prizes during the Spanish-American War. From 1908 to 1931 . . . Map (db m193310) HM
30New York (Bronx County), Bronx — The U.S.S. St. Marys
A square rigged Sloop-of-War built in 1844 at Washington Navy Yard from 1845 to 1847 she served as part of the Naval forces in the Mexican War. Following that she served in the Pacific Squadron until 1874. From 1875 to 1908 the St. Marys was . . . Map (db m193311) HM
31New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Chenango Canal
The southern end of the 97-mile canal (1837-78) was at the river confluence. It moved Pa coal, local lumber & goods to the Erie Canal. Canal Society of NYSMap (db m92919) HM
32New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Confluence Park
Located at the convergence of the Chenango and Susquehanna Rivers, Confluence Park is the hub of the Two Rivers Greenway and a meeting of Binghamton’s past and present. [captions] The South Washington Street Bridge, shown here, was designed by . . . Map (db m198124) HM
33New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Historic North Side-The Chenango Canal
Historic North Side The Chenango Canal Between 1837 and 1875 the canal linked Binghamton and Utica. Its general course followed the line of State St. which is built on the filled in canal bed.Map (db m93029) HM
34New York (Broome County), Chenango Forks — Lock 107
The stone walls visible here are parts of Lock 107 on the Chenango Canal, which opened in 1837. Constructed as a composite lock of stone lined with wooden planks, Lock 107 was repaired and rebuilt several times over the years. The last rebuild of . . . Map (db m94370) HM
35New York (Broome County), Chenango Forks — The Chenango Canal
The Chenango Canal was part of a vast network of canals that connected New York State's cities with the Great Lakes, the Hudson River and the Atlantic Ocean. Opened for navigation on May 6, 1837, the Chenango Canal carried people between the Erie . . . Map (db m94410) HM
36New York (Broome County), Port Crane — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
Here the towpath followed river and base of the hill (Sign reset in 2006) In Memory Of Leon Deanjou Map (db m23064) HM
37New York (Broome County), Vestal — 5 — Canal Towpath
Remnant of 1865 Chenango Canal Extension towpath located between Front St & Kimble Rd. abandoned 1872 before extension completed.Map (db m141701) HM
38New York (Broome County), Vestal — Old Canal Bed
Down the path are remains of the unfinished Chenango Canal extension. It was built in the 1860'sMap (db m94389) HM
39New York (Broome County), Windsor — Sage Creek
Sage Creek named for Seth Sage, 1748-1822, captain in the American Revolution.Map (db m92986) HM
40New York (Cayuga County), Auburn — Ford
Across Wasco Outlet on great Iroquois Trail used by Col. Peter Gansevoort who encamped here Sept. 21, 1779.Map (db m99185) HM
41New York (Cayuga County), Brutus — Conduit For Ideas — The Canalway Trail
The Erie Canal tied together western New York and became a conduit for ideas as well as for commerce. Seneca Falls was the site of the first Women's Sufferage convention, organized by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott in 1848 to advocate . . . Map (db m83670) HM
42New York (Cayuga County), Brutus — The Boom Years — The Canalway Trail
The opening of the Erie Canal had a huge economic impact on the citizens of New York State. Producers could afford to ship products to previously inaccessible markets at a cost that dropped from $100.00 per ton (by wagon) to just a few dollars. . . . Map (db m83674) HM
43New York (Cayuga County), Brutus — The Erie Canal — The Centreport Aqueduct — Centreport Aqueduct Park —
In 1807 Jesse Hawley, a prisoner in the Canandaigua jail, wrote a series of essays proposing a waterway from Lake Erie to the Atlantic Ocean. Following the War of 1812 the settling of western New York and Ohio resulted in an increased demand for . . . Map (db m83708) HM
44New York (Cayuga County), Brutus — The Erie Canal — Historic New York
Construction of the Erie Canal was hailed as the greatest engineering accomplishment to that time. Under the leadership of Governor De Witt Clinton, construction began July 4, 1817. With little technical knowledge, thousands of workers surveyed, . . . Map (db m88628) HM
45New York (Cayuga County), Fair Haven — Little Sodus Bay (Fair Haven) — A Busy Lakeport — Maritime Heritage —
A Commerce Center. Though camps, pleasure boats, and the sandy beaches of Fair Haven State Park dominate the bay and lake shore today, in 1910 Little Sodus Bay was the second busiest port on the southern shore of Lake Ontario. Trains . . . Map (db m79751) HM
46New York (Cayuga County), Montezuma — A Landmark and Pride in Our Community — Byron Lapp Memorial Trail and Montezuma Heritage Park
A Landmark and Pride in Our Community. The Town on Montezuma purchased the lot and is restoring it for it [sic] significance to the town's history. Volunteers helped clear the site and in a community effort has [sic] taken the important first step . . . Map (db m83561) HM
47New York (Cayuga County), Montezuma — Early Aqueduct
Early Aqueduct This towpath leads to the Richmond Aqueduct built 1849 second largest aqueduct carrying Erie Canal waters over the Seneca River. Map (db m83562) HM
48New York (Cayuga County), Montezuma — Montezuma Heritage Park — Mural & Historic Markers Dedication — May 4, 2013 —
In 1828, the Cayuga-Seneca Canal opened in Montezuma allowing transportation of people and goods into the Finger Lakes and beyond by connecting with the Erie Canal at this site. The Exchange Hotel provided lodging for travelers and was the center of . . . Map (db m83560) HM
49New York (Cayuga County), Montezuma — Old Erie Canal
Old Erie Canal Completed from Utica to here 1819. The "Montezuma" built here was the first boat on the canal. Took passengers to Syracuse 1820.Map (db m83542) HM
50New York (Cayuga County), Montezuma — Opened in 1828 — Cayuga Seneca Canal
Opened in 1828 Cayuga Seneca Canal Extended navigation of the Erie Canal to Finger Lakes Site of crossover bridge and Exchange Hotel Map (db m83547) HM
51New York (Cayuga County), Montezuma — Seneca River Crossing Canals Historic District
Seneca River Crossing Canals Historic District has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m159215) HM
52New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — A Metaphor for Change — The Canalway Trail
Lock 52 in Port Byron was a busy place prior to 1917. In the vicinity of the lock, you would have seen a bustling waterfront, with dozens of boats locking up or down the canal. At Tanner's Dry Dock, just up the canal from the lock, canal boats were . . . Map (db m83641) HM
53New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — Blacksmith Shop and Mule Shed — Port Byron / Old Erie Canal Heritage Park
The mules that pulled boats along the Erie Canal were cared for here, fed and shoed.Map (db m103563) HM
54New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — Glaciers, Drumlins, and High Level Lakes — Port Byron / Old Erie Canal Heritage Park
During the ice ages of the last 2 million years, glaciers sculpted the land surface forming, amongst other features, the many rounded and elongated hills called drumlins that are seen from the Thruway between Rochester and Syracuse. From this . . . Map (db m103583) HM
55New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — Port Byron's Lock 52
Lock 52 on the Erie Canal was once a busy place. Built in 1851 and lengthened on the berm side in 1887 to accommodate two boats hitched together in tandem, the lock created a popular stopping point for canal boatmen. The 11-foot lift at Lock 52 . . . Map (db m103581) HM
56New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — Tanner's Dry Dock — The Canalway Trail
The O.B. & H.E. Tanner Dry Dock was established near Lock 52 in Port Byron in 1873, replacing the earlier Ames Dry Dock. In its heydey, Tanner built and repaired a variety of canal boats, employing a crew of 18, including a shipwright, carpenters, . . . Map (db m83644) HM
57New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — Tanner's Dry Dock
About two hundred feet from here was once the location of the D. B. Tanner Dry Dock, built in 1863 on the former Clinton's Ditch alignment. Craftmen built and repaired canal cargo boats in the dry docks that carried grain, coal, lumber and the . . . Map (db m103582) HM
58New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — The Empire State Trail at Port Byron
Erie House The 1890s Erie House saloon was built by Italian immigrant brothers near Lock 52 for canalers, drydock workers, and the many Italians farming the rich mucklands. In this 1901 view, the brothers, Peter and Salvatore Van Detto, stand . . . Map (db m182181) HM
59New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — The Erie Canal — Historic New York
Construction of the Erie Canal was hailed as the greatest engineering accomplishment to that time. Under the leadership of Governor De Witt Clinton, construction began July 4, 1817. With little technical knowledge, thousands of workers . . . Map (db m146448) HM
60New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — The Erie Canal in Port Byron — Erie Canal Heritage Park at Port Byron — Today's Canal System in New York —
The Erie Canal in Port Byron When the original Erie Canal or "Clinton's Ditch" was completed here in 1819, Port Byron was transformed from a frontier settlement to a thriving canal town. Indeed, the local citizens were so hopeful with the new . . . Map (db m103580) HM
61New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — The Erie House — Port Byron / Old Erie Canal Heritage Park
This 1894 saloon and hotel belonged to the Van Detto family, recently arrived Italian immigrants. Located a few hundred feet east of Lock 52, the Erie House was a popular destination for the canal community.Map (db m103562) HM
62New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — Village of Port Byron
1. Park Hotel: Dates from the bustling railroad days in the mid-eighteen hundreds when it was known as "National Hotel". The Park Hotel was built by Samuel Lamkin in 1835. Its reputation and ownership has changed many times. 2. Masonic Block: . . . Map (db m83600) HM
63New York (Cayuga County), Throop — Throop Industry
Settlers used Owasco River power to run sawmills & gristmills as early as 1798. This site was one of the three dams built in Throop.Map (db m87937) HM
64New York (Cayuga County), Union Springs — 282 — The Frontenac
Steamship Frontenac caught fire here July 27, 1907 despite rescue attempts by crew and people on shore eight passengers diedMap (db m145800) HM
65New York (Cayuga County), Weedsport — Tug Boat Marion
Bitts salvaged from the tug boat Marion which sank in the Erie Canal “Bitts” donated by Joe and Gwen Ostrowski once a part of “Tugboat Marion” used on the Great Lakes for many years.Map (db m182408) HM
66New York (Cayuga County), Weedsport — Weed's Basin
Cayuga County Weed's Basin named after Elihu and Edward Weed who constructed a basin on Old Erie Canal 1821. P.O. established 1822 Weedsport Inc. village 1831 Village of WeedsportMap (db m83727) HM
67New York (Chautauqua County), Bemus Point — Bemus Point - Stow Ferry
In continuous service since 1811 when Thomas Bemus was granted a license to operate by Chautauqua County.Map (db m158091) HM
68New York (Chautauqua County), Brocton — Ships and Shipwrecks at Lake Erie State Park
In the early 1800s, commercial shipping and fishing were important to the growth of the communities near Lake Erie State Park. The harbors at Barcelona and Dunkirk developed in the early 1800s as ships plying the Great Lakes docked to load and . . . Map (db m132178) HM
69New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — Eastern Basin Shipwrecks — A Watery Record of Mishaps — Maritime Heritage —
Resting on the Lake Bottom. Beneath the waters before you lies a graveyard of shipwrecks from two centuries. Surprise storms, unchartered shallows, and lack of navigation aids are a few reasons for the wrecks. More and more people are learning to . . . Map (db m84415) HM
70New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — Large Anchor
Large Anchor from the Anabelle Wilson which sank off Dunkirk Lighthouse on Nov. 1913. Raised by divers: Tom, Dave and Tim McDonald and Rick Lucas on Sept. 5, 1990 and donated to the museumMap (db m84357) HM
71New York (Chautauqua County), Ellery — Transportation
Transportation Bemus Point/Stow Ferry Courtesy: Fenton History Center, Jamestown, N.Y. Flat boats made from locally cut timber carries goods from Chautauqua Lake to the country's interior. the Bemus Point-Stow Ferry began operating in . . . Map (db m117562) HM
72New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Before White Men Came
Before white men came to this area the Indians blazed a trail between Lake Erie and Lake Chautauqua over which they, early explorers and settlers, portaged their canoes. At the Chadakoin River rapids the canoe was portaged again. Here is where the . . . Map (db m64674) HM
73New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Keelboat Landing
Here on the banks of the outlet in pioneer days was the keelboat landing. Long, shallow draft boats, propelled by poles, brought cargoes from Pittsburgh and farther south up the Allegheny River to this forest-bound village.Map (db m64704) HM
74New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Spanish-American War Memorial — U.S.S. Maine Shell
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75New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Steamboat Landing
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76New York (Chautauqua County), Kennedy — Kennedy Mills
First commercial enterprise in southeastern Chautauqua County Doctor Thomas Ruston Kennedy built first mill October 1805 after purchase of 3000 acres in the area which became the Town of PolandMap (db m60146) HM
77New York (Chautauqua County), Mayville — Chautauqua Lake Region — Historic New York
Chautauqua Lake, eighteen miles long and one to three miles wide, has as its outlet a branch of Connewango Creek, a tributary of the Allegheny River. This gives Chautauqua an indirect connection with the Gulf of Mexico by way of the Ohio, and . . . Map (db m64687) HM
78New York (Chautauqua County), Mayville — Mayville Station — A Transportation Hub — History of the Coast —
The serene scene of today is nothing like the frenzied activity that once took place here. Travelers switched from train to steamboat to trolley on trips to attractions along Chautauqua Lake. The present station was built on this site in 1924 . . . Map (db m105752) HM
79New York (Chautauqua County), Westfield — Barcelona Harbor — Invasion Route Shipping Port, Fishing Center — History of the Coast —
Harbor Activity Timeline 2000 1982 First Harbor Day celebration. 1971 Last commercial fishing boat is sold. 1962 Lighthouse is re-lighted. 1960 Corps of Engineers builds Daniel Reed breakwall and pier. 1913 Trolley service ends. 1900 . . . Map (db m117525) HM
80New York (Chautauqua County), Westfield — Barcelona Light House
Barcelona Light House Erected in 1829 By the Federal GovernmentMap (db m57203) HM
81New York (Chemung County), Chemung — Junction Canal
1858-1871 (Arnot’s Canal) 18 miles and 11 locks Moved PA coal to Erie Canal by Susquehanna and Chemung RiversMap (db m198205) HM
82New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Chemung Canal
The Chemung Canal 1833-1878 here joined the Chemung River, extending northward linking the river to the Erie Canal via Seneca Lake.Map (db m32306) HM
83New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Elmira Gateway
The Gateway feature, inspired by local architectural landmarks, history, and the natural environment, employs locally-sourced bluestone boulders to represent the iconic flat-top hills that surround the city of Elmira. The boulders are carefully . . . Map (db m197200) HM
84New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Old Ferry
Operated from about 1800 to 1824 preceded first bridgeMap (db m77931) HM
85New York (Chemung County), Horseheads — Chemung Canal Feeder
Ran from Gibson, N.Y. to here, fed water to the Chemung Canal, and provided a means of transportation. 1833-1878Map (db m43903) HM
86New York (Chenango County), Greene — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
Original stone arch carrying canal over creek about 150 yds due east. Oxford Historical SocietyMap (db m94138) HM
87New York (Chenango County), Greene — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
The canal bed and towpath curve around to make level route on the valley floor.Map (db m94141) HM
88New York (Chenango County), Greene — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
Near here to the east are ruins of an aqueduct which carried the canal across the Chenango River.Map (db m94142) HM
89New York (Chenango County), Greene — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
Historic building was inn of canal travelers 1846-56. Canal boat repair station was east of road.Map (db m94143) HM
90New York (Chenango County), Greene — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
On this spot was a 100 foot culvert of cut stone dated 1845 which carried a creek under the canal.Map (db m94371) HM
91New York (Chenango County), Greene — First Bridge
Across the Chenango River was built on this site in 1807. Susquehanna and Bath Turnpike crossed here.Map (db m94154) HM
92New York (Chenango County), Norwich — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
This stone arch supported an aqueduct that carried the canal over Fly Creek. Bicentennial '76 Morton-NorwichMap (db m92591) HM
93New York (Chenango County), Norwich — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
Meads Pond was used as a holding basin for barges of iron, coal and freight from the adjacent canal.Map (db m92592) HM
94New York (Chenango County), Norwich — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
Canal bridge site where 1,000 men of the 114th Regt. embarked by flotilla to Civil War, Sept. 6, 1862. Bicentennial '76 NB&T of NorwichMap (db m92593) HM
95New York (Chenango County), Norwich — Chenango Canal
East of the road are remains of a lock and feeder pond where canal passed through productive farm country. Bicentennial '76 Terry DescendantsMap (db m92595) HM
96New York (Chenango County), Norwich — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
Just west a large wooden aqueduct spanned creek. $2,500,000 canal linked area to Utica, Binghamton.Map (db m93294) HM
97New York (Chenango County), Norwich — Chenango Canal — 1837-1878
The canal and towpath can be seen parallel to the highway at this point.Map (db m94472) HM
98New York (Chenango County), Norwich — Chenango Canal Walking Tour — Maydole Hammer Factory Sign
This view of the Chenango Canal is looking north toward the Maydole Hammer factory and Lock #93. The Hammer factory covered the area today (2007) occupied by the buildings of the Golden Age Apartments. The lock was located in the space that is now . . . Map (db m94231) HM
99New York (Chenango County), Norwich — Chenango Canal Walking Tour — Sternberg, Hall and Company Sign
This photograph taken from the west bank of the Chenango Canal looking east, shows the Sternberg, Hall and Company Sash and Blind Factory. The picture of the factory was taken about 1872. The factory produced window frames (sashes) and blinds . . . Map (db m94233) HM
100New York (Chenango County), Norwich — Chenango Canal Walking Tour — V.F.W. Sign
This photograph taken about 1870 shows the Chenango Canal looking south from the viewpoint of the canal bridge that crossed East Main Street at Canal Street. In the foreground is Edwin Smith's Warehouse, later known as R.D.Eaton Grain and Seed . . . Map (db m94236) HM

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