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Blackstone Canal, State Route 126, Central Falls, Providence County, RI



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HB1015091
Looking North


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Item Title


Location
State Route 126, Central Falls, RI

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER RI-8
Building/structure dates: 1828 initial construction
Significance: The Blackstone canal was one of the regions first long distance transportation systems. It was one of the waterways that helped to spawn the industrial development that took place in the Blackstone Valley in the mid 19th century.

Subjects
Canals
Transportation
Industry


Related Names
Blackstone Canal Company
Boucher, Jack, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Looking North. Providence Iron Works in background


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