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- New York Canals still viable for movement of cargo. // American Journal of Transportation;5/28/2012, Issue 532, p7
The article reports on the 2012 annual opening of the New York State Canal System, featuring two tugboat and barge combinations were the first vessels admitted into the Erie Canal, carrying three vintage aircraft bound for a museum near Schenectady.
- The St. Lawrence Shipway vs. The New York Route. Con. Smith, Alfred E. // Congressional Digest;Jan1927, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p21
The article focuses on author's views regarding the St. Lawrence Shipway vs. New York route. In his opinion the "New York State Barge Canal" is such an important transportation factor in the U.S. that it should be continued and the Great Lakes connected with the Atlantic Ocean by a ship canal is...
- The Erie Canal put New York on the map as the Empire State--a leader in population, industry, and economic strength. Mackay, Jean // New York State Conservationist;Apr2008, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p10
The article presents a background of the Erie Canal in New York. The canal put New York on the map as the Empire State the leader in population, industry, and economic strength. Originally 4 feet deep and 40 feet wide, the canal was expanded to 7 feet deep and 70 feet wide. In 1903, the New York...
- The Canal System Today. // Rochester History;Spring2010, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p20
The article looks at the Barge Canal system of New York, focusing on improvements made to the canal during the 1900s. The author comments on how the waterway was initially designed for commercial traffic but is now more frequently used for private boating and tourism. Businesses located in...
- A Vision of the Future: Restoring Rochester's Erie Canal. // Rochester History;Spring2010, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p21
The article looks at the restoration of the Erie Canal in Rochester, New York, focusing on efforts to connect it to the existing Barge Canal system. The importance of installing locks in joining sections of the canal is discussed. The results of a study on the aqueduct along West Main Street in...
- Is Government Development of Inland Waterways Fair to Railways? Con. Binkerd, Robert S. // Congressional Digest;Sep24, Vol. 3 Issue 12, p373
The article presents the author's views on the influence of the development of inland waterways on rail transportation in the U.S. The American railroads industry has shown remarkable efficiency in increasing the volume of transportation without equal increase in investment or operating expense....
- The Barge Canal System. // Rochester History;Spring2010, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p15
The article looks at the Barge Canal system of New York and compares it to the Erie Canal of Rochester, New York. The economic and industrial influence of the canal system on New York is reviewed. The installment of new locks in the early 1900s is discussed. The author comments on the completion...
- Water Settlement Positive. Chin, Tonya // Bond Buyer;7/30/2012, Vol. 381 Issue 33755, p9
The article presents information on a settlement between the Upper Mohawk Valley Regional Water Finance Authority and New York Canal Corp.
- Canals get lift. // Crain's New York Business;7/24/95, Vol. 11 Issue 30, p27
Reports on the amount of funds that New York State Canal Corp. is expecting to raise from private and non-profit groups to complete the financing of its proposed $146 million revitalization project of the state's canal system.