19TH CENTURY U.S. CANALS

Pennsylvania

 

 

Franklin Line Canal

 

Annual Report of the Commissioner of Railroads and Telegraphs, to the Governor of the State of Ohio, for the Year 1870, Volume 4, Part 1
A summary of Acts relating to the canal begins on page 222.

 

Beaver and Erie Canal
Includes a brief history and description of the canal.

 

Communication from the Canal Commissioners: Exhibiting the Condition of the Canals and Railroads. Read in the House of Representatives, March 11, 1839
A status report on the condition of the canal begins on page 61.

 

Documentary Sketch of New York State Canals – 1863
A brief description is on page 193.

 

Hazard's Register of Pennsylvania, Volume 15 – 1835
An announcement that the canal has opened is on page 388.

 

Hazard's United States Commercial and Statistical Register, Volume 4 – 1841
A report on the condition of the canal is on page 87.

 

History of the Railroads and Canals of the United States – 1860
A brief description is on page 556.

 

Pennsylvania Newspaper Archive
A historical article making reference to the canal.

 

Report of the Canal Commissioners with Accompanying Documents – 1840
A description of the canal and status report of its condition begins on page 176.

 

United States Commercial and Statistical Register, Volume 2 – 1840
A description of the canal and status report of its condition begins on page 136.

 

Rev. July, 2018