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Ohio canal era

Harry N. Scheiber

Ohio canal era

a case study of government and the economy, 1820-1861

by Harry N. Scheiber

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Published by Ohio University Press in Athens .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Government policy,
  • Railroads and state,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Canals,
  • Railroads,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [398]-422) and index.

    StatementHarry N. Scheiber ; foreword by Lawrence M. Friedman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE395.O34 S34 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvi, 430 p. :
    Number of Pages430
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25317709M
    ISBN 109780821419793, 9780821444030
    LC Control Number2012357036

      He produced a minute educational film called Ohio’s Canal Era in It won numerous awards. Mr. Gieck also authored five books, including A Photo Album of Ohio’s Canal Era, and Early Akron’s Industrial Valley: A History of the Cascade Locks. Both were published through the Kent State University Press. Ohio Canal Era A Case Study of Government and the Economy, – By Harry N. Scheiber Foreword by Lawrence M. Friedman Explores how Ohiou—uas a “public enterprise state,” creating state agencies and mobilizing public resources for transport innovation and controlu—uled in the process of economic change before the Civil War.

    One of the most interesting constructions of the "canal era" in United States history, the Pennsylvania and Ohio Canal (locally known as the "Cross-Cut") was privately built during the period as a short cut from western Pennsylvania to Lake Erie. Eighty-three miles longFile Size: 5MB.   A Photo Album of Ohio's Canal Era, by Jack Gieck, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(6).

    Providence Metropark features original canal locks, as well as a canal-era sawmill and grist mill. You can also ride on a canal boat pulled by mules down the restored Miami & Erie Canal. The metropark is located at S River Rd., Grand Rapids, OH —Jack Gieck, author of A Photo Album of Ohio's Canal Era, – By linking Ohio's two major bodies of water—the Ohio River and Lake Erie—Ohio's canals, built in the early nineteenth century, caused unprecedented growth and wealth for the fledgling state.


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rows  The Ohio and Erie Canal was a canal constructed during the s and early s Location: Independence and, Valley View. He is past-president of the Canal Society of Ohio and founder of Cinemark, Inc., a producer of technical and historical films including the award-winning video series Ohio’s Canal Era.

He is also the author of Early Akron’s Industrial Valley: A History of the Cascade Locks (Kent State University Press, ).Cited by: 2. A Photo Album of Ohio's Canal Era, book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

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Friedman and a bibliographic note by the author. Professor Scheiber explores how Ohio canal era book a. Ohio Canal Era, a rich analysis of state policies and their impact in directing economic change, is a classic on the subject of the pre–Civil War transportation edition contains a new foreword by scholar Lawrence M.

Friedman and a bibliographic note by the author. Professor Scheiber explores how Ohio―as a “public enterprise state,” creating state agencies and Cited by: This book s a profusely illustrated interpretation of life along Ohio's nineteenth-century canal system: the Miami & Erie Canal in the western part of the state, and the Ohio & Erie Canal with its multiple feeders in central and eastern Ohio.

An introduction by George W. Knepper, professor of history at The University of Akron and president of The Ohio Historical Society, places the.

Author. Jack Gieck was an engineer and past-president of the Canal Society of Ohio and founder of Cinemark, Inc., a producer of technical and historical films including the award-winning video series Ohio’s Canal is also the author of Early Akron’s Industrial Valley: A History of the Cascade Locks (Kent State University Press, ).

The Ohio Canal Era came to an end, and it was by rail that Ohioans officially greeted the Industrial Revolution. Click the link below for the complete Annual Report of the Ohio Board of Public Works, (pdf format). Ohio Canal Era, a rich analysis of state policies and their impact in directing economic change, is a classic on the subject of the pre–Civil War transportation edition contains a new foreword by scholar Lawrence M.

Friedman and a bibliographic note by the author. Professor Scheiber explores how Ohio—as a “public enterprise state,” creating state agencies and.

Kent State University Press’s award-winning book A Photo Album of Ohio’s Canal Era, –, by Jack Gieck, can be purchased along with this DVD. Author Jack Gieck was an engineer and past-president of the Canal Society of Ohio and founder of Cinemark, Inc., a producer of technical and historical films including the award-winning video.

Book Description: Ohio Canal Era,a rich analysis of state policies and their impact in directing economic change, is a classic on the subject of the pre-Civil War transportation edition contains a new foreword by scholar Lawrence M.

Friedman, Professor of Law, Stanford Law School, and a bibliographic note by the sor Scheiber explores how Ohio-as. The Canal SOciety of ohio is a volunteer organization, founded indedicated to recreation, education, research and preservation related to Ohio's historic canals.

Our activities are open to all, and include: Two daylong bus tours every year, in Spring and Fall, of canal-era sites across Ohio and nearby states. The Canal Era. Tourist boats like the Georgetown still run on sections of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal in Washington, D.C.

Ever since the days of Jamestown and Plymouth, America was moving West. Trail blazers had first hewn their way on foot and by horseback. Ohio's Canal System. Ohio was only 21 years old when the legislature authorized funding for an Ohio Canal. This was not a spur of the moment decision.

A commission had already conducted a study to see if it was even possible for a canal to cross the state. Get this from a library. Ohio canal era; a case study of government and the economy. [Harry N Scheiber]. The Canal Age produced 5, miles of a watery web stretching across the nation, connecting the era of Jeffersonian agrarianism with the Industrial Age.

Only a few vestiges of this period remain. The American Canal Society works to increase awareness and rescue this chapter of our heritage from further decay and neglect. Get this from a library. Ohio canal era: a case study of government and the economy, [Harry N Scheiber] -- With a new preface by the author.

Includes index. Bibliography: p. [] "Ohio Canal Era," a rich analysis of state policies and their impact in directing economic change, is a classic on the subject of the pre-Civil War transportation revolution.

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The Ohio & Erie Canal would go underneath the National Road at Hebron Ohio. A small section of the original lock marks the location where Governor DeWitt Clinton of New York and Ohio Gov. Jeremiah Morrow, turned the first shovel of earth, marking the beginning of construction of the Ohio & Erie Canal on July 4,   The Miami and Erie Canal began in as a way to connect the Great Lakes to Cincinnati, and a section of the canal passed right through downtown.

Over the following decades, boats transported a number of goods along the waterway, allowing for small towns to come back to life and many businesses to take advantage of this new method of Author: Andrea Limke.Canal era. The era of canal building in the west began after the success of the Erie Canal in New York.

States wanted to build canals to connect the Great Lakes with the Mississippi River basin. The first federal action to support such canals was for Indiana, to allow a canal between the Wabash River and Lake Erie, in This act was not.