19TH CENTURY U.S. CANALS

Pennsylvania

 

 

State Canal - Wyoming Canal

 

A Gazetteer of the State of Pennsylvania – 1832
A brief description is on page 50.

 

Afloat in anthracite: Wyoming Division Canal was the Wyoming Valley’s waterway to prosperity
A brief history and description of the Division.   Historical photos.

 

Canals for a Nation
The role of the Division in helping to transport the anthrasite coal from the region is briefly described on page 80.

 

Chronicling America
A set of historical newspaper articles which make reference to the canal.

 

Digital Public Library of America
Link to a historical document.

 

History of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania – 1893
Reference to the canal is on page 260.

 

Pennsylvania Newspaper Archive
A set of historical articles making reference to the canal.

 

Pittston in the Age of Coal and Steam
Includes a brief history of the canal.

 

Routes of Power
A brief description of the canal is on page 55.

 

Wilkes-Barre
A historical photo is on page 87.

 

Wyoming Division Canal
A brief history and description of the division.   Links to related sites.

 

Wyoming Division Canal Historical Marker
Text and photo of a historical marker in Wilkes-Barre. Historical photo and map, and a brief history of the canal.
 

Wyoming Division Canal Redoubt Basin Historical Marker
Photo of a marker. Includes a brief history of the canal and a link to a related site.
 

Rev. May, 2022