"A Canal Across Cape Cod"

Description

A small paperback book showing the advantages of the Bass River route through photographs as well as facts and figures. The book first lays out the advantages of the route briefly. Then it describes the route and offers testimonials in support. The book also details the plans for a canal connecting Cape Cod Bay and Buzzards Bay, including financial estimations and hypotheses on the volume of the traffic. The back cover of the book contains a fold-out map of Cape Cod and a possible canal route.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canals
publications
photographs
routes
testimonials
plans (reports)
maps
books

Physical Description

1 book; 9.5 x 6 inches; 28 pages

Collection Code

MS028

Collection Name

Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection

Date of Acquisition

2011

Reference Code

MS028.05.001.003

Places

Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Bass River (Essex county, Massachusetts) [river]

Record Details

Originator

Massachusetts Ship Canal Co. (Author)
Nathan Sawyer & Son (Publisher)

Material Type

books

Other Organizations

Massachusetts Ship Canal Co.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Folder 3.1