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Blackstone Canal, Pawtucket, Providence County, RI



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Item Title


Location
Pawtucket vicinity, RI

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER RI-16
Building/structure dates: 1824 initial construction
Significance: The Blackstone canal was one of the region's 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
Brick Buildings
Transportation


Related Names
Blackstone Canal Company
Boucher, Jack, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTHWEST ALONG CANAL, VICINITY OF ALEX SCHRUMPLER WAREHOUSE
2. NORTH FROM HIGGINSON AVENUE BRIDGE # 493
3. SOUTH ALONG CANAL FROM HIGGINSON AVENUE BRIDGE # 493
4. VIEW FROM WEEDEN STREET AT LOCKBRIDGE ROAD
5. LOOKING SOUTH FROM WEEDEN STREET AT LOCKBRIDGE ROAD
6. LOOKING SOUTH IN CEMETARY RT. 95 - FOOTBRIDGE VISIBLE


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