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Profiles and Sections of the Erie Canal

1851 canal profile of the eastern section
"Statistical profile: Erie Canal enlargement, Eastern Division, commencing in the City of Albany
and terminating at Higginsville, Oneida Co." (H. C. Seymour, 1851) [HAER, NY,1-COHO,5A-8 through 11]
From the Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Historic American Engineering Record.

detail 1 from 1851 profile detail 2 from 1851 profile
Details from the Statistical profile above.

Profile of the Erie Canal showing lengthened locks canal profiles from Buffalo to Albany
"Profile of the Erie Canal showing lengthened locks, 1894" -- from: Annual report of the State Engineer and Surveyor of the State of New York for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1894
(Albany : James B. Lyon, 1895) -- following p. 24.
"Canal Profiles" -- from: Recreational Map and Guide to New York State Canals (New York State Department of Transportation)

Sections from: History of the Canal System of the State of New York ... / by Noble E. Whitford. (Albany : Brandow Printing Co., 1906), vol. 2.
Section of original Erie, 1817
Left: "Section of original Erie ... 1817" (p. 1037-1038)

Top right: "Section of Enlarged Erie according to original plans, 1836" (p. 1038).

Bottom right: "Section of Enlarged Erie according to improved plans ..., 1848" (p. 1039-1040).
Section of Enlarged Erie according to original plans, 1836
Section of Enlarged Erie according to improved plans
 
Enlarged Erie Canal sections from Buffalo to Clyde
Left: "Enlarged Erie Canal sections from Buffalo to Clyde (Lockport and Rochester), 1862" (p. 1047-1048)

Top right: "Enlargement of Erie west of Montezuma, 1862", (p. 1043).

Bottom right: "Section of Erie - Eastern Division, as enlarged in 1862" (p. 1040).
Enlargement of Erie west of Montezuma, 1862
Section of Erie - Eastern Division, as enlarged in 1862
Standard sections of Erie, 1890 Barge Canal improvement on Erie, Oswego and Champlain Canals, 1903
"Standard sections of Erie, 1890"
(p. 1049).
"General sections of Barge Canal improvement on Erie,
Oswego and Champlain Canals, 1903" (p. 1052-1054).

Standard sections of Erie, 1890 Left: [Cross-sections of canal prism - 1862] / S. H. Sweet, Deputy State Engineer and Surveyor. -- From: Annual Report of the State Engineer and Surveyor, on the canals of New York, for the year 1862 (Albany : Comstock & Cassidy, printers, 1863) -- facing p. 288.  

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