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Conococheague Aqueduct, 1920 ( more details)


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In 1920 the berm side of the Conococheague Aqueduct collapsed into the Conococheague Creek. The current created by the canal water flowing over the edge of the aqueduct caused a canal boat to plunge into the creek below. The canal boat stayed in the Conococheague creek until the 1936 flood carried it under the aqueduct and down the Potomac Valley.



ID:
wcco100

Rights:
Public domain

Notes:
Mile 99.8
NPS File 1178

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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