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Sep 1, 2013 - on the Erie Canal

In these days of expressways it's easy to forget how hard it was to move around the country as it was expanding westward from the first 13 colonies. In the early 1900's a system of canals was dug to link navigable rivers and lakes together. We associate the Erie Canal with upstate New York, which is where the canal began. But if ships and goods were bound further inland the canal would pick up again in the Toledo area at the western end of Lake Erie and travel 250 miles to Cincinnati and the Ohio River. It was a huge undertaking digging the...

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Jan 4, 2012 - hannah and I started on our trip

Well Hannah and I got up and we put the plastic over the rv and got our clothes around. I checked the zoom zoom and and it was fine and ready to go. Then hannah cleaned out the zoom zoom and loaded it up then we headed out to say goodby to everyone , started with Brent , then Golden wasnt home and so we went to robins and then to vanessas and then back to golden , by then it was dark and we got on the road. We are 4 hrs out from Leeanns and staying at the hotel for the night

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visiting the family