New York State Barge Canal System

by E.C. Hudowalski,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 3, Pg. 197-226

Document Type: Journal Paper


Canal system and its effect on economy of State and Nation as whole are analyzed; total mileage of Canal system is 527 mi with 151 mi of artificial land cut channels and 376 mi of canalized rivers, lakes and streams; river locks, gates and bridge type movable dams are described.

Subject Headings: Barges | Canals | Lakes | Stream channels | Locks (waterway) | Gates (hydraulic) | Bridge tests | Movable bridges | New York | United States

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