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Mill Creek canal photograph
Description: Photograph captioned "Sheet Piling and Rip-rap in Mill Creek Up-stream Sect. of New Work." Mill Creek is a stream that starts in Butler County, flows through Hamilton County and Cincinnati, and empties into the Ohio River. This photograph is part of a series taken by the Board of the Ohio Department of Public Works to document the disrepair of the infrastructure of the Ohio and Erie Canal and Miami-Erie Canal systems in 1916, showing the physical condition of each structure. The Ohio Department of Public Works is one of the oldest departments of state government in continuous existence. Among its other duties, this department was charged with maintenance and administration of the Ohio & Erie and Miami-Erie Canals. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA936AV_B01_1E
Subjects: Waterworks; Canals; Rivers; Lakes--Ohio; Ohio Economy--Transportation and Development
Places: Mill Creek (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio)