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This picture is of two empty, or “light”, boats. On the berm side is one of the small passenger boats that carried vacationers wishing to enjoy the water and wilderness of the canal. It was fairly frequent to have two boats traveling together for companionship between families or possibly very large families that ran two boats during the Canal Towage Company years.



ID:
wcco032

Creator:
E. B. Thompson

Rights:
Public domain

Notes:
Thompson 70

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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