The Best From American Canals Vol. VIII (1995-97)
The Best From American Canals Vol. VIII (1995-97)
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The Best from American Canals, Vol. VIII, Published by the American Canal and Transportation Society, with the articles written by its members; 1998; paperback; 88 pp; ISBN: 0-933788-87-8; 8.5x11; Item #: ACT13

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
  • The Panama Canal
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • CSNYS – Explores Genessee & Erie Canals Part I
  • Canal Archeology in Indiana
  • New Erie Canal Book
  • “The Comeback Canal”
  • We Can Rebuild the Canal
  • CSNYS – Spring Field Trip – Part II
  • 1995 International Conference on Canals
  • CSNYS – Spring Field Trip – Part III
  • 1996 Quimby’s Cruising Guide Available
  • Arden Phair Resigns
  • Gowanus Canal
  • Lehigh Navigation
  • Butty Boats
  • Accident on Wabash & Erie
  • Erie Canal Restoration
  • Mules on the Erie Canal
  • New Stern Wheeler
  • Locks Rebuilt on the Illinois Waterway
  • Florida Lock & Dams
  • ACS Now on Internet
  • National Canal Museum Opens
  • President’s Message, World Canal Conference
  • Susquehanna River to be Dammed Again
  • New President
  • The 500 Locks
  • Wabash & Erie Canal Notebook
  • Americans on the French Canals
  • Towpaths to Trails
  • Up the Canal to the Mountains
  • “The Nail Makers” (New Book)
  • “The Artificial River” (New Book)
  • Why Was It Called the “Main Line”?
  • Washington City Canal
  • “Home on the Canal” (New Book)
  • South Hadley Canal Exhibit
  • Construction Days on the Wabash & Erie
  • Burtniak, New Director for Canada
  • Farmington Canal Exhibit
  • New Canal Map Available
  • The Old Union Canal
  • Middlesex Canal Publications
  • The Venice of America (California)
  • “When Horses Pulled Boats” – Part I
  • WHPB Also Available in Book Form
  • Alvin Fay Harlow
  • Venice Florida
  • America Canal & Transportation Center
  • Innkeeper Afloat
  • “When Horses Pulled Boats” – Part II
  • “Drivers Guide to the Welland Canal” (New Book)
  • President’s Message
  • New Editor
  • Wrecks on the I&M Canal
  • Canal Boat Wedding
  • Message From England
  • First Iron Warship – Lake Erie
  • President’s Message
  • New Editor’s Message
  • Venice, USA
  • Bumper Sticker
  • Narrow Lock, Wide Boat
  • European River Cruise
  • The Warwickshire Ring – Part I
  • Wanted – Boatman’s 18th Century Horn
  • Canal Octoberfest
  • Canals & Elderhostels
  • U.S. Canal Engineering
  • Roscoe Village in the News
  • Indentured Labor on the C&O
  • The C& O Destruction and Recovery
  • President’s Message
  • Canals, Steamboats, Railways & Trams
  • PA Canal Society Tours Union Canal
  • Happy Anniversary A.C.S. & W.C.C.
  • Boxing Alabama
  • The Warwickshire Ring – Part II
  • Global Positioning for Map Making
  • Index
  • The American Canal Society