Web Results

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canal

History[edit]. Canal in Sète, France. The transport capacity of pack animals and carts is limited. A mule can carry an eighth-ton [250 ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_British_canal_system

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 from ...

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.

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

Each English canal provides a living museum to teach you about our country's history, from the work of James Brindley to the families that grew up on the water.

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 ...

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

The Canal Era. ... U.S. History · ushistory.org Homepage ..... At its peak, Pennsylvania had almost a thousand miles of canals in operation. By the 1830s, the ...

www.canaljunction.com/canal/history.htm

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

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 ...