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History[edit]. Canal de la Peyrade, Sète, Hérault, France. The transport capacity of pack animals and carts is limited. A mule can carry an ...

www.historyworld.net/wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=aa19

HISTORY OF CANALS including The great canal of Darius I, China's Grand Canal, Flash locks and pound locks, European canals, Bridgewater Canal.

www.historylearningsite.co.uk/britain-1700-to-1900/transport-1750-to-1900/canals-1750-to-1900

Canals were needed for the Industrial Revolution which was creating huge amounts of heavy produce which had to be moved. Roads simply could not handle ...

www.canalmuseum.org.uk/history/ukcanals.htm

In the history of canals, Britain was not a pioneer. The Chinese can claim that the Grand Canal of China was one of the first, in the tenth century, although even ...

canalrivertrust.org.uk/enjoy-the-waterways/canal-history

Canal history. We're proud to be the guardians of our historic canals and rivers, as well as the bridges, aqueducts and numerous other heritage structures dotted  ...

www.ushistory.org/us/25a.asp

Ever since the days of Jamestown and Plymouth, America was moving West. Trail blazers had first hewn their way on foot and by horseback. Homesteaders ...

www.canaljunction.com/canal/history.htm

The 'Canal Age' and Canal Mania, the aftermath, 19th century canal decline, 20th century canal regeneration.

www.britannica.com/technology/canal-waterway

May 7, 2013 ... This article traces the history of canal building from the earliest times to the present day and describes both the constructional and operational ...

xroads.virginia.edu/~hyper/DETOC/transport/canal.html

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 ...

www.canalguide.co.uk/history

Thinking about a city break/short holiday on a boat on the UK's historic, picturesque canals, then you will find plenty of narrow boats, cruisers etc for hire.