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"Cape Cod Canal" (2 copies)

MS028.05.002.001 (RS195440)

Description

This publication is a small guide created for sailors of the Cape Cod Canal following the Canal's inception in 1914. The guide begins by enumerating some facts and figures regarding the size and benefit of the Canal. The guide lists four major reasons to use the Canal in the section following. Then there is a chapter entitled "Government Aids to Navigation," which are quite specific and refer to certain routes entering and leaving the Canal. Finally, there are some general sailing directions followed by a conclusion. The guide contains nine photographs total, a fold-out map, and a corrected chart of the Cape Cod Canal toll listings.

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Details

Collection Name
Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection
Collection Code
MS028
Dates
1915-04-20
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 shippers' guide; 6 x 9 inches; 10 pages
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
GUSN
292696
Reference Code
MS028.05.002.001

Record details

Originator
Boston Cape Cod and New York Canal Company (Author)
Cape Cod Construction Company (Author)
Other People
Miller, J.W.
Waring, C.T.
Descriptive Terms
aids to navigation
canals
maps
navigation charts
photographs
publications
routes
sailing
statistics
Material Type
shippers' guides
Places
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Location Note
Folder 3.2

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