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Erie Canal

Erie Canal

Erie Canal 2008 tour
0. Buffalo
1. Medina
2. Pittsford
3. Seneca Falls
4. Syracuse
5. Rome
6. Canajoharie
7. Scotia
8. Albany

Day 6, Rome to Canajoharie

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pictures: set 1, set 2

This was the day with the first real hill, not along the canal, but on the way to the high school where we camped.

scenic bridge on path

another map along the way

nice shot of the canal

is this part of the original canal?

looks like an abandoned part of the canal

a little chilly, hence arm warmers, stopped for a break

I saw her a lot

in Ilion, passed Remington Arms Company.  Went back later to visit.

Remington Arms Company built several thousand between 1892 and1898

price list for Remington bicycles

Remington knives, cash register, sewing machne, and typewriter

Mohawk River, part of the Erie Canal sysetm

lock 17

at a rest stop, I think the bicycle "skirts" are cute

something to think about,
this was worn by the rides oldest biker