Black River Canal

icon_blackriverThe Black River Canal was a canal built in northern New York to connect the Erie Canal to the Black River. This canal was only 35 miles long, but it had 109 locks. Portions were in operation in 1850, with full operation in 1855. While options north of Boonville were halted in 1897, portions of the canal were in operation to around 1920.

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D & H Canal

icon_dhcanalThe Delaware and Hudson Canal was the first venture of the Delaware and Hudson Canal Company, which later developed the Delaware and Hudson Railway. The finished canal ran 108 miles, from Honesdale to Kingston. Its 108 locks took it over elevation changes totaling 1,075 feet. It remained a profitable private operation for most of its existence, unlike other canals of the era.

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