Plantation Island and the German Flatts Canal of 1798


THE NEW YORK STATE MUSEUM
Field Survey 1982-1992
Plantation Island - Eastern Sector (Second Erie Canal bridge)
Field View A
Field View A
Field View C
Field View C
Field View B
Field View B
Field View D
Field View D
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Explanation of Views

View A: Looking eastward along the line of the 1798 canal, where it first diverges from the Erie Canal bed.

View B: Looking east along the north berme of the Erie Canal.

View C: Looking west along the south berme of the Erie Canal.

View D: Looking north at the ramp to the second Erie Canal bridge (masonry removed).

THE NEW YORK STATE MUSEUM
Field Survey 1982-1992
Plantation Island - Eastern Sector (Second Erie Canal bridge - maps)
Map View c. 1830
Map View c. 1830
2nd bridge map Map View c. 1860
Map View c. 1860
Map View c. 1850
Map View c. 1850
Map View c. 1870
Map View c. 1870
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