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Canals: Towpaths West [motion picture] Indiana U Audio-Visual Center

Indiana U Instructional Support Ser 1963
Brief Annotation:
Portrays the need for improvements in transportation as the U.S. spread westward, and outlines the development of a network of canals to supplement existing river and highway transportation facilities. Uses flashbacks to show activities of a family employed by the canal company to maintain a ten-mile section of the canal and operate the locks.
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