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Books Books 1 - 9 of about 9 related to A Photo Album of Ohio's Canal Era, 1825-1913.   

Early Akron's Industrial Valley: A History of the Cascade Locks

Jack Gieck - History - 2008 - 84 pages
In this study of Akron's Cascade Locks, canal historian Jack Gieck examines the story of this remarkable lock system, including a look at early-nineteenth-century entrepreneurs ...
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Fatal Journey

Jack Gieck - True Crime - 2003 - 350 pages
Recounts the brutal rape and murder of twenty-year-old Carrie Love by her boss, Jesse Pratt, detailing his obsession with her, the way she was killed, and the trail of evidence ...
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Lichfield: the U.S. Army on trial

Jack Gieck - History - 1997 - 277 pages
As a young officer, Jack Gieck attended sessions of a military trial that could rival in dramatic intensity such films as A Few Good Men. Years later, still fascinated by this ...
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Ohio and Erie Canal

Boone Triplett - History - 2014 - 127 pages
George Washington first proposed the idea of a canal connecting the Great Lakes to the Ohio-Mississippi River System in 1784. Inspired by the Erie Canal in New York, the State ...
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Miami and Erie Canal

Bill Oeters and Nancy Gulick - History - 2014 - 127 pages
In the 1800s, the United States was a nation obsessed with finding a form of transportation that was the fastest, cheapest, and most reliable; at the time, canals were the ...
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Canal fever: the Ohio & Erie Canal, from waterway to canalway

Lynn Metzger, Peg Bobel - Transportation - 2009 - 382 pages
Combining original essays based on the past, present, and future of the Ohio & Erie Canal, Canal Fever showcases the research and writing of the best and most knowledgeable ...
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Ohio's Grand Canal: A Brief History of the Ohio & Erie Canal

Terry K. Woods - History - 2008 - 118 pages
The entire history of Ohio's canal system is detailed in a study that ranges from the events leading up to construction in the early nineteenth century to the canals' legal ...
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