The Travels of Tug 44

Guard Gate 3 at Indian Castle

Trawler Sea Star continues her westward passage at Guard Gate 3, near the Village of Indian Castle. Seen in the distance is the Canal Corporation's Hydraulic Dredge No 5, and its floating pipeline. The creek just beyond the Guard Gate is constantly silting up the Erie Canal at this location and frequent dredging is needed.

2014: One of the gates is dropped, probably to keep boat traffic away from the dredging operation nearby.

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