Lake Erie and Ohio River Ship Canal Company.
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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English


  • Corporations,
  • Canals -- New York (State),
  • Erie Canal (N.Y.)

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Other titlesTo incorporate Lake Erie and Ohio River Ship Canal Company
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination12 p.
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16073133M

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DeWitt Clinton, the surveyor and driving force behind the Erie Canal also began pushing for an Ohio canal system. Clinton proposed building a canal from the Portage River that flows into Lake Erie at Port Clinton and go south to the Ohio River. It would be called the Sandusky-Scioto Canal. The OHIO AND ERIE CANAL, connecting Lake Erie at Cleveland with the Ohio River at Portsmouth, was constructed by the State of Ohio between to provide cheap transportation and to promote the state's economic and became the canal's northern terminus through the efforts of attorney and state representative ALFRED KELLEY, . I read a book for a history class called: The Artificial River: The Erie Canal and the Paradox of Progress, Definitely more of a history book as opposed to an engineering book on how the canal was built, but definitely worth the read to realize the impact the canal had on society at the time. Descend the feet of elevation change between Lake Erie and Lake Ontario by traversing the eight mighty locks of the Welland Shipping Canal. Built in and expanded four times since, this 27 mile segment of the St. Lawrence Seaway is a true marvel of modern technological innovation, built to bypass Niagara Falls and capable of.