Canal that traverses east–west through upstate New York, eastern United States, as part of the cross-state route of the New York State Canal System .- Erie Canal
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City in and the county seat of Onondaga County, New York, United States.
Historically, the city has functioned as a major crossroads over the last two centuries, first between the Erie Canal and its branch canals, then of the railway network.
Geographic region consisting of the portion of New York State lying north of the New York City metropolitan area.
The 1825 opening of the Erie Canal across Upstate New York transformed the economy of the region and the state.
For the Mohawk and Hudson Railroad locomotive of the same name, see DeWitt Clinton (locomotive).
In this last capacity, he was largely responsible for the construction of the Erie Canal.
Capital of the U.S. state of New York, and the seat and largest city of Albany County.
It was the original eastern terminus of the Erie Canal, connecting to the Great Lakes, and was home to some of the earliest railroads in the world.
Second-largest city in the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Erie County.
In 1825, after its harbor was improved, Buffalo was selected as the terminus of the Erie Canal, which led to its incorporation in 1832.
315 mi river that flows from north to south primarily through eastern New York in the United States.
The Hudson was also the eastern outlet for the Erie Canal, which, when completed in 1825, became an important transportation artery for the early 19th century United States.
Device used for raising and lowering boats, ships and other watercraft between stretches of water of different levels on river and canal waterways.
On the old Erie Canal, there was a danger of injury when operating the paddles: water, on reaching a certain position, would push the paddles with a force which could tear the windlass (or handle) out of one's hands, or if one was standing in the wrong place, could knock one into the canal, leading to injuries and drownings.
State in the Northeastern United States.
In the early 19th century, New York's development of its interior, beginning with the Erie Canal, gave it incomparable advantages over other regions of the east coast and built its political and cultural ascendancy.
The New York State Canal System (formerly known as the New York State Barge Canal) is a successor to the Erie Canal and other canals within New York.
City in the U.S. state of New York, the seat of Monroe County, and the fourth-most populous in the state after New York City, Buffalo, and Yonkers with a population of 211,328 in 2020.
Also in 1823, the Erie Canal aqueduct over the Genesee River was completed, and the Erie Canal east to the Hudson River was opened.