The Best From American Canals Vol. V (1989-91)
The Best From American Canals Vol. V (1989-91)
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The Best from American Canals, Vol. V, Published by the American Canal and Transportation Society, with the articles written by its members; 1991; paperback; 88 pp; ISBN: 0-933788-83-5; 8.5x11; Item #: ACT10

This volume is made up articles originally published in the quarterly periodical, American Canals. The book is also loaded with historic photos and maps.

The following is from the Table of Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Table of Contents
  • Canal Bain Now Growing Shad
  • History of the Panana Canal (Shank)
  • Canals of the Cradle of Civilization (Whyte)
  • Canal Boat Types of the Ohio & Erie (Woods)
  • Erie Canal Bicycle Tour
  • Winter Cruising, Florida’s Inland Waterways (Ross)
  • Silas Pratt’s Boom Town (Reynolds)
  • Quimby’s Boating Guide (Ross)
  • Old Man – Old Bike – Old Canal (Mead)
  • The Middlesex Canal (Proctor)
  • Lake Erie-Ohio River Canal Re-study (Reid)
  • D&R Canal Commission Gets Teeth
  • ACS-MCA Meeting and Tours (Gerber)
  • Restoration of Wolfe Island Canal
  • When the Irion Horse was Foaled (Demer)
  • The “Electric Mule” (Crout)
  • Louisville-Portland Canal 1837 (Dzombak)
  • “Victory Chimes” Update (McKelvey)
  • “Ben Franklin III” at Matamora
  • Joint ACS-CCS Canal Meeting (Russell)
  • “National Waterway” Publication (Gray)
  • New Heritage Corridor – Ohio
  • Pennsylvania Canal Company 1867-1926 (Shank)
  • Black Warrior River (Ross)
  • “Canawler” President – Garfield (Kipp)
  • Steamboatin’ Thro’ Barkley Canal (Russell)
  • Engineering Notes on Wooden Locks (Schmitt)
  • Treetop Canal! (Dzombak)
  • Fox River Crisis (Ross)
  • How Chicago River was Reversed (Shank)
  • Canvass White – Hero of the Erie Canal
  • “Pier Pressure” (Ross)
  • Middlebury Branch of the P&O (Woods)
  • The Search for Lock Five (Woods)
  • Any Port in a Storm? (Ross)
  • Canal Society of NJ visits the D&H (Russell)
  • Severn River Safari
  • Hennepin Canal Boat Trips
  • Delaware & Hudson Heritage Corridor
  • “Weighlock Sensitivity” 1835 (Dzombak)
  • St. Marys Falls Canal (Meseck-Shank)
  • Canal Bridge Saved (Woods)
  • Morris Canal Restoration (Gordon)
  • “Elevator Shaft” Locks (Ross)
  • “W.P. Snyder” Designated Historic Landmark
  • Old Waterways – Antique or Historic (Ross)
  • Alleghany Aqueduct Restored
  • Hugh Moore Festival Breaks Records
  • The “Douglas Walk” (Wooden)
  • When Canal Boats Carried Steamboats (Russell)
  • 1875 Outlet Lock at Cleveland (Woods)
  • Dismal Swamp Canal (Gerber-Hopper)
  • New Locks Eliminate Mississippi Bottleneck (Meseck)
  • A Canaller’s Diary – 1888 (Charles)
  • A Canal Movie
  • Backward Lock Gates? (Trout)
  • Lafayette Revisits America – 1824 (Dzombak)
  • International Canal Conference (Sutherland)
  • Report on the Fox Rover & Portage Canal (Kreist)
  • Lockington Locks – Canal Stairway (Mueller)
  • ACS Membership Distribution
  • “Valley Gem” Sternwheeler – Muskingum
  • Pennsylvania Canal Soc. Visits the C&D (Russell)
  • Dixie’s Deviant Ditch (Ross)
  • Genessee Valley Canal (Kipp)
  • Lehigh-Delaware Corridor Goals (Harry)
  • Capacity for Navigation Vs. Reason (Ross)
  • Rehabilitation of Cape May Canal (Russell)
  • Making of a Canal Buff
  • Twenty-five Miles to Nowhere (Woods)
  • “Main Street” on the I&M Canal
  • Trent-Severn Canal (Huber)
  • China’s Grand Canal (Abrams)
  • Rhine-Main-Danube Canal Update (Squires)
  • Holiday in England (Squires)
  • ACS Member #2000 (Derr)
  • Barton Swing-Aqueduct (Russell)
  • A Visit tot China (Squires)
  • Lingqu Canal (Squires)
  • Canal Crusing in Northern German (Squires)
  • St. Catherines Museum
  • Index