Building the Canal: Photographs


Photographs from A Photo Album of Ohio's Canal Era, 1825-1913, by Jack Gieck, are reproduced in this exhibit through the permission of the author, Jack Gieck, the publisher, Kent State University Press and the individuals and organizations from whose collections the original photos were obtained. Reproduced courtesy of University of Akron Archives.


Building the Canal
Lock 21 Lock 29, looking south Five Mile Lock Locks 26 and 27 Wild Turkey Lock Mile 123
Cleveland's weigh lock The Sandy & Beaver Aqueduct Ohio & Erie aqueduct Lock 29, looking north Rocky Fork Culvert

The Canal Era
Lock One and Canal Office Lock 37, looking north The Pinery, mile 15 Negotiating a slackwater Industrial Valley


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