The British canal system of water transport played a vital role in the United
Kingdom's Industrial Revolution at a time when roads were only just emerging
HISTORY OF CANALS including The great canal of Darius I, China's Grand
Canal, Flash locks and pound locks, European canals, Bridgewater Canal.
Many of our canals and rivers were built at the height of the industrial revolution
and stepping foot onto one of our towpaths is akin to stepping into a living ...
The Canal Era. ... U.S. History · ushistory.org Homepage ..... Canals like this one
meandered across the Pennsylvania landscape in the 1800s. Some, like this ...
Inspired by the English and Dutch systems of canals, Americans began to eye the
possibility of man-made waterways early in their history. George Washington ...
The 'Canal Age' and Canal Mania, the aftermath, 19th century canal decline, 20th
century canal regeneration.
Opened in 1825, the Erie Canal was one of the most extraordinary engineering
feats of the 19th century, connecting eastern ports and manufacturing with the ...
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A canal is a man-made waterway. Canals are built for a variety of uses including
irrigation, land drainage, urban water supply, hydroelectric power generation, ...
Canal History. The New York State Canal System is not only rich in history, but
also culture. Many immigrants worked long and hard on "Clinton's Ditch" to create