Books tagged: erie canal

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Working in the Dry: Cofferdams, In-River Construction, and the United States Army Corps of Engineers - Canals, Caissons, Erie Canal, Mississippi, Columbia, Ohio Rivers, Melvin Price Locks and Dam
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,570. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
This fascinating report documents and analyzes the history of advancements in inland river construction techniques involving cofferdam and in-the-wet construction technology used by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Orphans and Inmates
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,070. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
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Orphans and Inmates is the first novel in a series about the Sloane sisters and their experiences at the Erie County Almshouse and the Orphan Asylum In Buffalo, New York. The story explores the largely ignored origins of the social welfare system in the United States through the experiences of those who were most profoundly affected by poverty, namely women and children.
The Construction of the Erie Canal:A History Just for Kids
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Johnny was a hoggee. Do you know what a hoggee was? A hoggee was the person, often a young boy, who walked with the horses and mules that pulled boats and barges through the Erie Canal. You can see a picture of one at the beginning of this handbook. What do you think it would have been like to be a hoggee? Let’s catch up with Johnny as he walks with his family’s mules one summer night.
Love, Greed and Lie$
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The story begins in the early nineteen hundreds—ending in present day. It's a compelling narrative about identical twins, Emma Jean and Gloria, one secretly given away at birth. The girls never knew of the others existence. Detective Randal uncovers a disturbing plot that brings the twins lives together again—after eighty years. Their families come together in a way that no one
A Walking Tour of Seneca Falls, New York
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Seneca Falls, New York from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
A Walking Tour of Schenectady, New York
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Schenectady, New York from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
A Walking Tour of Rome, New York
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Rome, New York from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
A Walking Tour of Oswego, New York
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Oswego, New York from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
A Walking Tour of North Tonawanda, New York
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of North Tonawanda, New York from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
A Walking Tour of Lockport, New York
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Lockport, New York from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.