Erie Canal

7 million Dollars

The Erie Canal

The Erie Canal is in New York that origianally ran about 363 miles from Albaney New York on the Hudson River to Buffalo New York to Lake Erie. Its a port on the eastern sea board of the United States.

-you always know your neighbor, you always know your pal, when you navigate on the erie canal-

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* Erie Canal was faster than carts pulled by draft animals

* Cut transportation cost by about by 95%

* The man who constucted the canal used their bare hand, picks, and shovels.

* After only 9years the cost to build canal was paid off by its tolls