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Boys diving off canal boat ( more details)


into the canal Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



Children would sometimes swim in the canal and dive into it from canal boats or other adjacent high points although it was only six feet deep at its deepest. Although in the oral histories there are comments about the clear water in the canal, it is likely that it was polluted to varying degrees at all times. This picture was taken when the boat was tied up and the mules taken out to feed on the tow path from their portable feeding troughs.



ID:
wcco015

Creator:
E.B. Thompson

Rights:
Public domain

Notes:
Miles 69.2

Date:
c.1910

Collection Location:
C&O National Historic Park

Subject:
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (Md.); Washington County (Md.), History

Coverage:
Maryland, 1824-1938

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

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