The Travels of Tug 44

A Photo Tour of
The Erie Canal

The Erie Canal begins at the junction with the Champlain Canal at Waterford, near the Federal Lock at Troy and runs west some 342 miles to the Niagara River near Buffalo. The Canal varies in character. Much of the eastern canal follows wide rivers, and much of the western canal is hand dug into a hillside with small picturesque towns. There are 34 locks and 15 lift bridges.

And above all, Beware The Canal Monster!

Here are some of the towns and points of interest on the Erie Canal (with mile markers):


Erie Canal   -   Champlain Canal   -   Hudson River   -   Canal History

  Lighthouses   -   Canal Corp Boats   -   Tugboats & Trawlers

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