Packet Boat "good News" And Repair Scow

40960

keys_index
actualNumberOfElementsInArray-1

Return to Search Results | New Search


Add Tag | Comment | Rate | Share

Save Record to:

Packet Boat "good News" And Repair Scow

Advertisements for specific products, services or destinations on this website are for the information of the public, and do not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by this institution, its officers, employees or agents.

Title:  

Packet Boat "good News" And Repair Scow
Date:
c. 1970

Collection:

Creator:
Jim Nixon

Content Description: 

Packet boats like the "Good News" were used to carry passengers. They are distinctive in that they have a series of windows that extend the length of the boat. Passengers paid by the mile, and had the option of a trip with a meal or to fend for themselves.Repair scows were used by the State to maintain the canal. The speed with which they moved to repair sites earned them the nickname "hurry-up boats."

Physical Description: 

Wood, paint, brass and wire

Location:
318 Erie Boulevard East,New York,Syracuse,13202
Identifier:
PC 2001.7

ShareThis