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erie_canal_looking_northeast_01.jpg
SIGN ON FRONT OF BUILDING:
Canal-Stable.
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NOTE: The Otis farm is visible in the background of this photograph. Today, the former farmland is the school grounds of the Jordan-Elbridge Middle School. Other landmarks visible in…

erie_canal_bridge_looking_west_10.jpg
NOTE:  The North Main Street bridge was a Whipple's Arch-Truss Bridge, designed by Squire Whipple of Utica, NY. The large, dark-colored structure in the background is the Warner Malt House, just south of the Hamilton Street bridge to its right.

erie_canal_looking_southwest_01.jpg
SIGNS ON CENTER BUILDING:
Clothing, Furnishing, Goods, Etc.
Western Union Telegraph Office
Bakery
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NOTE: Canal repairs were often done in the winter months when the canal was inactive and the water could be drained. The…

erie_canal_looking_southwest_02.jpg
NOTE: A long line of canal boats are tied up on the west edge of the village of Jordan, with mule bridges out. The large building at left is part of the Warner Malt House.

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erie_canal_looking_east_from_beaver_street.jpg
CAPTION: Erie Canal east of Beaver Street. Taken from bridge at Beaver Street. (Roy Brace?)

erie_canal_jordan_wheelbarrows.jpg
NOTE: Construction on the enlarged Erie Canal. The canal is being widened on west side of village of Jordan, using Jordan-made wheelbarrows.

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lock_51_looking_northwest_1.jpg
SIGN ON SIDE OF BUILDING:
Lock No 51
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NOTE: The original locktender's house shown in this photograph was later moved into the village of Jordan, on North Chappell Street near the school, and is said to be the only original Erie…

lafayette_carriage.jpg
PHOTO CAPTION:
Gen. La Fayette rode in this coach, in Jordan in 1825.
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TRANSCRIPTION OF NEWSPAPER CLIPPING:
THE SYRACUSE SUNDAY POST-STANDARD
November 21, 1948
LAFAYETTE RODE THRU JORDAN IN THIS COACH IN 1825. Picture was snapped…
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