This category is for listing sites about the history of canal construction and the engineers that built the canals.
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The American Canal Society
Promote the wise use of America's many historic canal resources through research, preservation, restoration, recreation, and parks.
A Brief History of English Canals
Substantive article by Mike Clarke.
D & H Canal Historical Society
Purpose is to preserve, protect and perpetuate the unique history of the Delaware and Hudson Canal. Features history, museum, walks and events.
The Erie Canal
History of the canal in general, but focuses to some extent on the western portion of the canal from Palmyra (Lock 29) to Lockport (Locks 34 and 35), and particularly on the area around the City of Rochester. Includes a range of images and photographs.
Foxton Inclined Plane Trust
Voluntary organisation dedicated to the restoration of the lift and the preservation of its history along with that of the associated waterways. Features news, history and visitor information.
The Great Duke of Bridgewater
Extensive article with sources and footnotes. Notes the Duke as the father of the canal system in Great Britain.
History of Canals
Topics include the great canal of Darius I, China's grand canal, flash locks and pound locks, European canals, and the Suez canal.
History of Canals in London
Provides illustrated articles on the main and minor canals.
History of the Rideau Canal
The oldest continuously operated canal in North America first opened in 1832.
Michigan Ship Canal
Speech of Hon. Mark D. Wilber, in the Senate of Michigan, March 26, 1873, advocating the construction of the ship canal.
Middlesex Canal Association
Includes museum and visitor center information, newsletters, photo gallery, and history.
Notes on Canal History and Engineering
Describes types and engineering methods and includes sources of information.
Proceedings of the National Ship-Canal Convention, 1863
Full text of these proceedings which were called to discuss the enlargement of the canals between the valleys of the Mississippi and the Atlantic.
The Story of the Panama Canal
Compilation film revealing the story of the Panama Canal construction. From the Roosevelt film library.
Wikipedia: Panama Canal
Illustrated article including layout, locks, history, tolls and related links.
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