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Floating through time | The Columbus Dispatch

There are 3 comments on the Columbus Dispatch story from Jun 27, 2010, titled Floating through time | The Columbus Dispatch. In it, Columbus Dispatch reports that:

The heyday of Ohio's canals didn't last long. By the time the huge, state-traversing, taxpayer-financed ditches were hand-dug in the 1830s, their demise was already looming in the form of that marvel of technology, the steam locomotive.

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Balls Deep

Columbus, OH

#1 Jun 27, 2010
Fun 'in state' thing do to people. I remember going as a kid.
Roscoe Village

Columbus, OH

#2 Jun 27, 2010
Roscoe Village in Coshocton County has had a canal boat doing this for over 30 years.
Canlboater

Southfield, MI

#3 Jul 6, 2010
Great article. Spent many summers working on the boat.
Only comment is that the lock keepers house is not an original. From what I remember it was a depression era work project that made the park and added the house. I am not sure of the original location of the original house.

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