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Boat 85, after 1924 ( more details)


Boat 85 half sunk in canal Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



Canal Towage Company boat number 85’s condition after the flood of 1924. Boat 85 and its inhabitant shared their fate with numerous other boats and boatmen after the C&O Canal ceased operations. Dilapidated boats were used as housing or were left to rot in the canal prism until the flood of 1936 when most were washed away with the flood waters.



ID:
wcco114

Rights:
Public domain

Notes:
108.7
NPS File 1340

Date:
unknown

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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