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New York State Canal Commissioners canal system survey maps

Identifier: A0848
Alternate Identifier: AMS ID Number: 4992
Repository: New York State Archives
Description: These survey maps of the canal system in New York State fulfilled a law requiring a complete map and field notes of every canal in the state. The maps show: survey stations for measuring length of the canal; courses and distances (linked by red lines); canal right-of-way (blue line); locks; aqueducts; basins; other hydraulic structures; bridges; mill races; buildings; streams, ponds, and lakes; steep grades; and adjacent county, town, and property lines.

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