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Canals of Mid-America

Leslie Charles Swanson

Canals of Mid-America

by Leslie Charles Swanson

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Published in [Moline, Ill .
Written in English

  • Middle West.
    • Subjects:
    • Canals -- Middle West.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Leslie C. Swanson.
      LC ClassificationsTC623.2 .S83
      The Physical Object
      Pagination42 p.
      Number of Pages42
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5917325M
      LC Control Number64020396

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      The carriage era lasted only a little more than years, from the late seventeenth century until the early twentieth century. For much of that time, only the very wealthiest people could afford to own and maintain their own vehicle. In the United States, the real height of the carriage era lasted less than a century, from about to File Size: 59KB. The Erie Canal system is miles long, and spans from Albany, NY on the Hudson River to Buffalo, NY at Lake Erie. Finished in , the Erie Canal first connected the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes, making transportation of both goods and people much more efficient and economical. These days, May through November is when the canals truly.

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