West Philadelphia Canal

also see Schuylkill Canal

A Description of the Canals and Rail Roads of the United States – 1834
A brief description is on page 36.


Hazard's register of Pennsylvania – 1833
A memorial of the president and the managers of the canal company is on page 315.


Laws of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania – 1840
The Act authorizing the construction of the canal begins on page 437.


Mitchell's Compendium of the Internal Improvements of the United States - 1835
A brief description is on page 32.


Picture of Philadelphia – 1835
A brief history and description is on page 302.


Register of Pennsylvania – 1835
A report regarding the canal is on page 33.


Rev. September, 2019