The New York State Canal System. Frederick Stuart Greene, Thomas F. Farrell.

The New York State Canal System.

Albany: Division of Canals and Waterways State Department of Public Works, 1927. 30 pages; black and white illustrated throughout, with views of locks & dam works along the New York State canal system, barges and motorships using the canals, including wooden and steel barges, the State Maintenance Plant, listings of channel lights and buoys for navigation & safety considerations, a centerfold map of the Barge Canal System, showing profiles , cross-sections and plan of lock; interesting that various craft are pictured and named; table of locks & distances, information on Canadian locks, more; previous owner comment on material pencilled on title page; original printed paper covers; covers reinforced inside front; old dampstain throughout, lacks back cover of wrap; one page with bottom corner paper pulled away from each side, no loss of text; good condition overall and interesting New York State canal transportation and business history in the early period of twentieth century. Item #18053

Price: $20.00