Building the Erie Canal by Linda Thompson

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7 meters) in some places and 20 feet (6 meters) in others. The historic towns along the route sponsor summer festivals. In Medina, motorists can drive under the Erie Canal, and in Lockport, a powerhouse that once ran the locks and two lift bridges is now a canal museum. The five locks that once carried boats up the Niagara cliffs are now used only as a spillway, having been replaced by dual locks that lift boats 50 feet (15 meters) to the level of Lake Erie. Today the Erie Canal has only 57 locks.

Bates, David S. (1777–1839) - New York engineer on the middle division of the Erie Canal. 43 TIMELINE 1724 CANADA VT LAKE ONTARIO ERIE CA ERIE NA L LAKE ERIE CA A canal is proposed to link Lake Erie and the Hudson River. 1792 New York legislature authorizes lock navigation in the state. NA L NEW YORK HUDSON RIVER MA PENNSYLVANIA NEW JERSEY CT 1798 1808 The Niagara Canal Company is incorporated to build a canal between Lake Ontario and Lake Erie. New York State Legislature authorizes a survey of possible canal routes.

The five locks that once carried boats up the Niagara cliffs are now used only as a spillway, having been replaced by dual locks that lift boats 50 feet (15 meters) to the level of Lake Erie. Today the Erie Canal has only 57 locks. 40 “LOW BRIDGE” SONG In 1913, a well-known song about the Erie Canal was written down. It is about the canawler, or the canal workers, resistance to engine-driven barges, which were replacing their mules, which had traditionally walked along the banks, pulling the barges.

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