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View Showing the Progress of the Work on the Lock Section

Thomas Evershed, soon after emigrating from England, became a preeminent artist hired largely to document the growth of the Erie Canal. His maps, plans, and drawings of the canal system provide some of the most striking visual representations of how the canals were meant to be used. This sketch, showing the Erie Canal at Lockport, demonstrates the progress that had been made on locks to that point.
Identifier: NYSA_B0379-85_V17_09-01-1839
Date: 1839
Contributor: Evershed, Thomas (artist)
Language: English
Repository: New York State Archives
Source: New York State Archives, New York (State). State Engineer and Surveyor. Maps, plans, details, and drawings of structures and locations for work on the Erie, Genesee Valley, Chemung, and Oswego canals, .ca. 1830-1900. Series B0379-85, Vol. 17, 09-01-1839.
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Alternate Identifier: DMS ID Number: 185278
Related Archival Materials: Digital representation of 21 x 15" document.: Displayed in State Capitol exhibit, 2012.

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