Map showing the Erie Canal in Lyons Falls Terminus, at the meeting of the Black River and the Moose River

The map features multiple detailed drawings, including people, buildings and business. One sketch shows three figures fishing from a guideboat. The sketch is labelled "Col. Seymour Goodsell and French having a good time of it" and features a brightly color pennant or flag flying, labelled "Three neckties and an old red flannel drawers." Jonas Platt Goodsell was Resident Engineer for the canal system in Albany from 1850-1853.
Identifier
NYSA_B0292-85_V071_21
Date
1857
Contributor
Vaughan, David (Artist)
Language
English
Source
New York State Archives. New York (State). State Engineer and Surveyor. Map and plan books of the location and construction of the state's canal system. Series B0292-85, Vol. 71, #21.
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