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In addition to the canal freight boats, a variety of other craft plied the waters of the canal. Among them were excursion and recreational boats, various kinds of work boats used for canal maintenance, and sometimes even rafts. This small launch—the Viking from Washington, DC—may have been a private recreational boat or a boat used by the company operating the canal for its paymaster and administrative officials.



ID:
wcco054

Creator:
Consolidation Coal Company

Rights:
Public domain

Notes:
Mile 89.04

Date:
c.1920

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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