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The Erie Canal at Little Falls


Barge Canal Lock No. 17 at Little Falls

Lock 17 construction at Little Falls, N.Y. Lock 17 construction at Little Falls, N.Y.  
"Barge Canal Contract No. 31" [Lock 17 construction at Little Falls] -- from: Annual Report of the State Engineer and Surveyor of the State of New York for the fiscal year ended September 30, 1911 (Albany : Argus Co., printers, 1912) -- left: facing p. 62; right: facing p. 14.  
 
Site of Barge Canal lock No. 17, at Little Falls, before beginning of construction Lock No. 17, at Little Falls, N.Y. Barge Canal Lock, Little Falls, N.Y.
"Barge Canal, Contract No. 31: Site of Barge Canal lock No. 17, at Little Falls, before beginning of construction -- facing p. 98. "Barge Canal, Contract No. 31: Lock No. 17, at Little Falls" -- facing p. 100. The temporary wooden bridge in the right foreground of this picture served as a temporary towpath around the work site. "Barge Canal Lock, Little Falls, N.Y." (no publisher information) -- Postcard ; not postmarked ; 1912? -- Note that this is almost identical to the photo to the left.
-- both images above from: Annual report of the State Engineer and Surveyor of the State of New York for the fiscal year ended September 30, 1912 (Albany : J.B. Lyon Co., printers, 1913).
Lift Lock - Barge Canal - Little Falls, N.Y. Aerial view of Lock 17 at Little Falls, 1922 Lock no. 17, Erie Canal, Mohawk River, Little Falls, N.Y.
"Lift Lock - Barge Canal - Little Falls, N.Y." (no publisher info.) -- Postcard ; not postmarked ; approximately 1920? Aerial view of the existing Lock 17 at Little Falls -- from: History of the Barge Canal of New York State / by Noble E. Whitford (Albany : J.B. Lyon Co., printers, 1922) "Lock no. 17, Erie Canal, Mohawk River, Little Falls, N.Y." (A-96754, Chas. W. Hughes, Mechanicville, N.Y.) -- Postcard ; postmarked Sep. 2, 1928.
 
Canal Lock, Little Falls, N.Y. Canal Lock, Little Falls, N.Y.  
"Oil Tanker Passing thru Lock No. 17 Barge Canal, Little Falls, N.Y." (124047-N -- Curteich-Chicago) -- Postcard ; not postmarked ; approximately 1930? "Canal Lock [No. E-17], Little Falls, N.Y." (136744 -- Tichnor Quality Views) -- Postcard ; not postmarked ; approximately 1930?  
 
Big Lock, Little Falls, N.Y. Canal Lock, Little Falls, N.Y.  
"Big Lock [No. E-17], Little Falls, N.Y." (Chas. W. Hughes, Mechanicville, N.Y.) -- Postcard ; not postmarked ; approximately 1940? "Canal Lock, Little Falls, N.Y." (66841, Little Falls Wholesale Co.) -- Postcard ; postmarked Aug. 18, 1945.  

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