New York State Archives, NYSA_A3045-78_D47_LoB17
Close-up view of Lock 67 in a series of stairstep locks on the Erie Canal at Lockport, New York, c. 1900.
Science: Create a diagram displaying the lock mechanism and how it works.
English Language Arts: Write a first-hand account of being a passenger on a canal boat while progressing through the five-step locks.
Lane, Bruce. Along the Erie Canal. Rochester, NY: Ethnoscope, 1997.
Hurst, Carol Otis. Through the Lock. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2001. ISBN: 0618030360.
Stein, R. Conrad. The Erie Canal. New York: Children's Press, 2004. ISBN: 0516242431.
Weingardt, Richard. Engineering Legends: Great American Civil Engineers. Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2005. ISBN: 0784408017.
Chatham Hill Press. Erie Canal Cut and Fold Game.