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Baus, Louis Canal Photograph Collection

Louis Baus, photographer, shot numerous scenes along the Ohio & Erie, Miami & Erie, and the connecting feeder canals. This collection of over 400 photo negatives portrays a sense of canal life during the late 1800s to early 1900s. Found in this collection are images of canal boats, crew and passengers, as well as various locks, businesses and homes along the canal ways.

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Canal Society of Ohio

The Canal Society of Ohio has preserved Ohio’s canal history and heritage with guided tours and presentations to its members since 1961.  The Canal Society of Ohio Collection consists primarily of materials relating to the planning, construction, use, operation, and rebuilding of canals in Ohio.

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Cascade Locks Park Association

Contains Mustill Store National Register Nomination, photographic negatives, and oral history interviews.

Gieck, Jack E.

Negatives, prints, and contact sheets of canal scenes from all over Ohio. Images used in A Photo Album of Ohio's Canal Era, 1825-1913, by Jack Gieck, Kent: Kent State University Press, 1988. Includes photographic images of sketches, engravings, and maps.

Petersen, Jorgen

The diary of Petersen, who was a Peninsula, Ohio, canal boat captain.

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