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Erie Canal Featured on CBS Sunday Morning News Show

Two hundreds years ago, construction began on a 363-mile canal linking the Great Lakes to the Hudson River and New York City

It was an engineering and commercial triumph as revolutionary as the Internet in it's day.


But the Erie Canal was dismissed at first. New York politician DeWitt Clinton spent 10 years fighting to sell the...

Old Films & Videos of the Erie Canal

Here's some great old videos showing life & history along New York's Erie Canal.

We spent a little time gathering up videos and old films from many archives and resources showing what life was like along canals. These are some of the best we could share.  

This first video, the same we placed on our main page,...