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Erie Canal

Posted by on December 1, 2017

An idea of the magnitude of lock construction is seen in the first photo dated 1907 showing Lock #3 in Waterford NY and again in an undated photo. Click to enlarge.

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During winter, a favorite pastime was skating on the Canal as seen in this ca,1900 photo from Clinton Square.

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This is a late 1800’s photo of Syracuse City Hall from the Canal side.

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This photo shows the last stop on the Canal in Buffalo NY around 1915. (See Western New York Heritage 1/1/2008.)

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