Erie Canal Relocation, 1952 (silent)
Footage of the 1952 relocation of the modern Erie Canal to make way for the New York State Thruway. This relocation of the Erie Barge Canal was the last major realignment of the Erie Canal to date.
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14512-91, Motion pictures of Thruway construction and related matters, ca. 1951-1967, New York State Thruway Authority
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