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Canal boat models


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I made all three boats in 1930

Reverse of card states:

Three types of boats which operated on the C&O Canal was founded 1852. Canal from Georgetown D.C. 184 miles. Ceased operation in 1924. 26 years by hand work.




ID:
wcwp006

Creator:
Photographer: Joseph D. Grove

Notes:
Man standing by models of a Pay Packet, a C&O Canal Scow, and a C&O Canal boat. The Conococheague bridge is shown in the background. It is believed that the man is Joseph Grove.

Date:
1954

Collection Location:
Williamsport Memorial Library

Original Size:
9 x 14 cms

Contributor:
Printed by E. C. Kropp, Milwaukee, Wis.

Subject:
Postcards, Maryland, Williamsport; Williamsport (Md.) , History, Pictorial works.

Coverage:
Williamsport (Md.), 1910-1950

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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