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Erie Canal Survey, Niskayuna and Clifton Park showing Aqueduct and Lock No. 27 and 28

This is an ink, wash and charcoal map of a section of the Erie Canal in Niskayuna and Clifton Park. It shows the Mohawk River, an entrance to a canal feeder, a wing dam, a large aqueduct which spans the river, multiple basins, Lock No. 27 and 28, two bridges, the former site of Alexander’s Bridge and twenty-nine buildings. The red lines indicate courses and distances. The blue lines indicate canal right-of-way. The map also shows the properties of Widow Nancy Alexander, Rexford, J. Rexford, S.H. Wakeman, I. Howe and Col. S. Young.
Identifier: NYSA_A0848-77_MC7_DR10_V10_E10_21
Date: 1834
Language: English
Repository: New York State Archives
Source: New York State Archives, A0848-77, Canal System Survey Maps, 1832-1843, Map no. E10-21
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Alternate Identifier: DMS ID Number: 147312
Relation: Is format of: Digital representation of an ink, wash, or charcoal [18”by 26”] map in New York State Archives, Canal system survey maps, 1832-1843, A0848-77.,

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