Locks on the Miami and Erie Canal in Dayton, Ohio   Save
Locks on the Miami and Erie Canal in Dayton, Ohio
Description: This photo shows the state of the Miami and Erie canal in the 1930s. The Miami and Erie Canal connected the Ohio River in Cincinnati and Lake Erie in Toledo and was completed in 1845. This scene demonstrates how multiple locks were used to transport large vessels up and down elevation changes along the waterway. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA1039AV_B02F07_007
Subjects: Canals--Ohio; Miami and Erie Canal (Ohio)--History; Locks (Canal); Dayton (Ohio)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial works; Geography and Natural Resources; Transportation--Ohio--History.; Ohio--History--Pictorial works; Federal Writers' Project
Places: Dayton (Ohio); Montgomery County (Ohio)