A Photo Album of Ohio's Canal Era, 1825-1913 / Edition 1

A Photo Album of Ohio's Canal Era, 1825-1913 / Edition 1

by Jack Gieck, Jack Giec
     
 

ISBN-10: 0873383532

ISBN-13: 9780873383530

Pub. Date: 07/01/1988

Publisher: Kent State University Press

This book is a profusely illustrated interpretation of life along Ohio's 19th-century canal system: the Miami & Erie Canal with its multiple feeders in central and eastern Ohio.

Gieck recounts the efforts of people involved in the planning and building of the canal system and draws an admiring yet candid picture of the canalers who made their livelihood upon the

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This book is a profusely illustrated interpretation of life along Ohio's 19th-century canal system: the Miami & Erie Canal with its multiple feeders in central and eastern Ohio.

Gieck recounts the efforts of people involved in the planning and building of the canal system and draws an admiring yet candid picture of the canalers who made their livelihood upon the canal waters.

Designed in an oversized format, this beautiful volume will be welcomed by historians and engineers as well as by all those who find in the surviving canals a fascinating symbol of Ohio's heritage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780873383530
Publisher:
Kent State University Press
Publication date:
07/01/1988
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
312
Sales rank:
1,037,439
Product dimensions:
8.82(w) x 11.32(h) x 0.86(d)

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