Wabash & Erie Canal Texas OH

The Wabash and Erie Canal was a shipping canal that linked the Great Lakes to the Ohio River via an artificial waterway. The canal provided traders with access from the Great Lakes all the way to the Gulf of Mexico.... Until the railroads arrived and Fort Wayne Indian was in the middle of it all !

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Wabash & Erie Canal Texas OH

Post by Notch 8 » Wed Dec 19, 2018 7:31 am

This would had been an interesting mode of transportation
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looking west/upstream
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hardware for the doors
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looking east/downstream
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looking east/Grand Rapids OH would be in the very background

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Re: Wabash & Erie Canal Texas OH

Post by rrnut282 » Thu Dec 20, 2018 1:10 pm

Interesting, but slow and limited as to how much weight a canal boat could float and still fit in the locks.

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