Plan of Swartz Tow-path lift Bridge over Pratts Slip, Lower Black Rock

Drawing of a lift bridge for a tow-path on the Erie Canal, probably at Buffalo (Black Rock was a neighborhood in early Buffalo). The scale is one-half inch equals one foot. The date is unrecorded, but may be the 1850s, during the canal’s first enlargement.
Identifier
NYSA_B0380-85_0286
Date
circa 1850
Language
English
Source
New York State Archives. Western Division canal maps and plans, [ca.1879-1925] (bulk ca.1896-1912), B0380-85. Map case 14, Drawer 6, map no. 286.
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Geographic Locations

Erie County