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  • City of Kingston and the Rideau Canal, Foot of Lake Ontario, Canada West
    Image       "City of Kingston and the Rideau Canal, Foot of Lake Ontario, Canada West"
    Image     "City of Kingston and the Rideau Canal, Foot of Lake Ontario, Canada West"
  • (Dredge), burnt, 1 Aug 1857
    TextNewspaper       Reason: burnt
    Lives: mil
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  • (Dredge), aground, 1 May 1858
    TextNewspaper       Reason: aground
    Lives: nil
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    TextNewspaper     Reason: aground
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  • Diagram Map exhibiting the Various Routes Proposed for the St. Lawrence & Lake Champlain Ship Canal.
    Image       Diagram Map exhibiting the Various Routes Proposed for the St. Lawrence & Lake Champlain Ship Canal. Scale two miles to the inch Note The route proposed by Mr. Mills, entitled the Champlain Level line is Colored Red. That recommended by Mr. Jervis is Colored Yellow. That by Mr. Gamble is ...
    Image     Diagram Map exhibiting the Various Routes Proposed for the St. Lawrence & Lake Champlain Ship Canal. Scale two miles to the inch Note The route proposed by Mr. Mills, entitled ...
  • Steam on the Erie Canal
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    Steam on the Erie Canal. - The people of western New York are rejoicing over the success of the experiment of introducing steam on the Erie Canal. The difficulty heretofore has been that the wave, driven to the banks of the canal by the action of the screw of the ...

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    Steam on the Erie Canal. - The people of western New York are rejoicing over the success of the experiment of introducing steam on the Erie Canal. The difficulty heretofore ...

  • The Canals
    TextNewspaper  Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 26 Apr 1852    

    The Canals. The Oneida Lake is still blockaded by ice, and boats from the east bound for Oswego will be obliged to come by way of this city for the present.

    Business at this point started rather sluggishly, owing to the insufficiency of water. UP to 6 o'clock last evening ...

    TextNewspaper  Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 26 Apr 1852  

    The Canals. The Oneida Lake is still blockaded by ice, and boats from the east bound for Oswego will be obliged to come by way of this city for the ...

  • Canal Tolls
    TextNewspaper  Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 30 Apr 1852    

    Canal Tolls. The amount of Canal tolls received at the Collector's office in this city during the first ten days of navigation, ending the month of April, the present year is $4,462.64. During the corresponding period last year, the amount received was $5,346.33 exceeding the present ...

    TextNewspaper  Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 30 Apr 1852  

    Canal Tolls. The amount of Canal tolls received at the Collector's office in this city during the first ten days of navigation, ending the month of April, the present year ...

  • Wayne Democratic Press (Lyons, NY), 25 Aug 1858
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    "We believe the first substantial experiment of a canal steamboat in this State was made in 1823, by William Avery and Hiram Scoville of Onondaga county. Their boat had a screw wheel in the stern, and they ran it from Manlius to Palmyra and back. The experiment gave tolerable satisfaction, ...

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    "We believe the first substantial experiment of a canal steamboat in this State was made in 1823, by William Avery and Hiram Scoville of Onondaga county. Their boat had a ...

  • Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 27 Apr 1853
    TextNewspaper       The total amount of tolls taken in at the Canal Collector's office in this city, up to 10 o'clock yesterday morning, was $2.042.21. The Canal is now in good order east of the City, and loaded boats have continued to arrive from New York since Monday noon. No boats, however, ...
    TextNewspaper     The total amount of tolls taken in at the Canal Collector's office in this city, up to 10 o'clock yesterday morning, was $2.042.21. The Canal is now in good order ...
  • Large Break in the Canal
    TextNewspaper  Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 30 Apr 1853     A break occurred in the Erie Canal, near the village of Orville, about six miles east of this city, on Thursday, and so rapidly was the bank washed away, that in a short time about twenty feet of the heel path was entirely destroyed. Nearly one hundred feet of the ...
    TextNewspaper  Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 30 Apr 1853   A break occurred in the Erie Canal, near the village of Orville, about six miles east of this city, on Thursday, and so rapidly was the bank washed away, that ...
  • Another Break in the Canal Break in the Canal.
    TextNewspaper  Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 10 May 1853     The Canal gave way about 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon, near Orville, at the place where the large break occurred a few days ago, and has caused nearly as bad a breach as the former one. About sixty or seventy feet of the berm embankment, just east of the Aqueduct over ...
    TextNewspaper  Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 10 May 1853   The Canal gave way about 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon, near Orville, at the place where the large break occurred a few days ago, and has caused nearly as bad a ...
  • Another Break in the Canal Break in the Canal.
    TextNewspaper  Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 10 May 1853     The Canal gave way about 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon, near Orville, at the place where the large break occurred a few days ago, and has caused nearly as bad a breach as the former one. About sixty or seventy feet of the berm embankment, just east of the Aqueduct over ...
    TextNewspaper  Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 10 May 1853   The Canal gave way about 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon, near Orville, at the place where the large break occurred a few days ago, and has caused nearly as bad a ...
  • Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 13 May 1853
    TextNewspaper       The Break at the Orville Aqueduct is entirely repaired, and boats are now passing quite rapidly. The first one which passed was the "E. Leaman," of Reding, at 12 o'clock Wednesday night. Business again looks lively, and we hope it will be long before it will be suspended by a ...
    TextNewspaper     The Break at the Orville Aqueduct is entirely repaired, and boats are now passing quite rapidly. The first one which passed was the "E. Leaman," of Reding, at 12 o'clock ...
  • A Canal Break at Adams'  Basin
    TextNewspaper  Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 1 Jun 1853     A break occurred in the Erie Canal at 1 o'clock, on Sunday morning, at Kings and Adams' Basin, about 15 miles west of Rochester. A despatch to the Albany Journal states that a culvert has gone out with forty yards of the heel and tow path, and forty feet of ...
    TextNewspaper  Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), 1 Jun 1853   A break occurred in the Erie Canal at 1 o'clock, on Sunday morning, at Kings and Adams' Basin, about 15 miles west of Rochester. A despatch to the Albany Journal ...
  • Lower entrance, Sault Ste. Marie Canal
    Image       "Lower entrance, Sault Ste. Marie Canal"
    Image     "Lower entrance, Sault Ste. Marie Canal"
  • Maps, Reports, Estimates, &c., Relative to Improvements of the Navigation of the River St. Lawrence; and a Proposed Canal Connecting the River St. Lawrence and Lake Champlain
    WebsiteImageText       Report on studies of possible canals between the Saint Lawrence and Richelieu Rivers and of the rapids of the Saint Lawrence River between Prescott and Montreal produced for the Department of Public Works in 1856, from fieldwork done between 1853 and 1856.
    WebsiteImageText     Report on studies of possible canals between the Saint Lawrence and Richelieu Rivers and of the rapids of the Saint Lawrence River between Prescott and Montreal produced for the Department ...
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