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Canals

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Construction Proposal and Engineer's Report for the North River Navigation Company

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0034
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an early 1850s contractor's proposal for the construction of dams, guards, and locks - numbers one through four, on the North River (now Maury River) in Rockbridge County, Virginia. It is a printed form with hand written details including a projected project completion date of 1857. The proposal is signed by canal contractor Benjamin J. Jordan, Rockbridge County, Va. The second item is a four page report and cost estimate on the potential for constructing one of the...
Dates: 1852; 1850 - 1857

Virginia Canals and Navigations Society Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0172
Scope and Contents

Records of the Society's research and meetings on river canals and boat traffic of nineteenth century Virginia from the collection of Richard R. Fletcher, Society Trustee. The collection includes the Society's publication The Tiller, i>, research material, and correspondence.

Dates: 1978 - 1983