The Best From American Canals Vol. VII (1993-96)
The Best From American Canals Vol. VII (1993-96)
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The Best from American Canals, Vol. VII, Published by the American Canal and Transportation Society, with the articles written by its members; 1996; paperback; 88 pp; ISBN: 0-933788-86-X; 8.5x11; Item #: ACT12

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
  • Columbia & Snake River Adventure
  • Tampaulipas – Texas Barge Canal
  • Tainter Gates
  • Middlesex Canal Poster
  • Apalachicola – Chattahoochee – Flint Waterway
  • Abraham Lincoln & the I&M Canal
  • Passenger Packets on the Ohio & Erie Canal
  • Circular Chambers on the Canal du Midi
  • Sunken French Train in Gatun Lake
  • Canal Telegraph Line
  • Canal Boat W.C.
  • Canal Soc. Of N.Y.S. Hosts D&H Canal Tour
  • “Canal Boat to Freedom”
  • Robert Legget 1904-1994
  • C&O Canal & the Civil War
  • Morris Canal Accident
  • Steam Tug Trapped
  • The Seaway – After 35 Years
  • The Hennepin – Ronald Reagan’s Canal
  • International Historic Canals Conference
  • New Canal Boat Launched in Easton
  • Canal Park Proposed
  • Steam & Pleasure Boats Invade D&R Canal
  • Brownsville Museum
  • The Other Lock at Schuylerville
  • Water Level Control on the Ohio & Erie
  • Union Canal Designated Historic Landmark
  • Blackstone Canal Conservancy
  • The Black River Canal
  • Trials & Tribulations – Canal Boat Vs. Steam Boat
  • New Canal Boat at Metroparks – Toledo
  • The Green River of Kentucky
  • N.Y. State’s Working Lock Model
  • With the Shakers on the Erie Canal
  • Canalabration in the Maumee Valley
  • 1834 Riots on the C&O Canal
  • Guillotines & Elevator Shaft Locks
  • Canal Way Trail – Albany to Buffalo
  • P.C.S. Tours Lehigh Gorge & Ashley Planes
  • Big Year for the Seaway
  • Corps of Engineers & West Point
  • New Chenango Canal Book
  • Erie Canal Tolls Return
  • Canal Lock Disasters
  • Vertical Canalling
  • International Canal Conference
  • Ohio River Guide Book
  • 1995 Quimby’s Cruising Guide Available
  • Pennsylvanians Tour Morris Canal
  • “Jersey Devil” Sighted in Bristol
  • Dredging Will Open Up Erie Canal
  • “American Queen” Maiden Voyage
  • C.S.N.J. Tours Chenango & Erie Canals
  • Trials & Tribulations – Collision on Chicago River
  • Conference at Schubenacadie Canal
  • Navigable Canals Committee Report
  • Red Sea – Dead Sea Canal
  • Environmental Corner
  • Waterways Map of Europe
  • Ohio & Erie Canal Corridor Study
  • C.S.N.J. Cruises Canal du Midi
  • Mules
  • Erie Canal Book
  • Penna “Main Line” Picture Book
  • Robert Fulton – Canal Delineator
  • Winston Churchill Canal Fellowship
  • Caledonia Canal Twins with Rideau
  • Quimby’s 1993 Guide Available
  • Old St. Lawrence Canals
  • National Canal Museum
  • Sandy & Beaver Canal Book
  • 1994 – The golden Year for Irish Canals
  • 1994 International Conference – Historic Canals
  • 1996 World Canal Conference – Birmingham, England
  • New Book on Potomac Cement Mills
  • Anderton to Lift Again
  • Erie Canal Museum at Lockport
  • Historic Photo – English Narrow Boat
  • Navigable Canals Committee Report
  • Moscow to St. Petersburg by Boat
  • Traffic Lights of New Main – Danube Canal
  • I&M Historic Map Available
  • James Brindley and the Early Canals
  • Index