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History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925
Twin Ports Passing Palatine Bridge

[This information is from Vol. II, p. 1433 of History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925, edited by Nelson Greene (Chicago: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1925). It is in the Reference collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at R 974.7 G81h. This online edition includes lists of portraits, maps and illustrations. As noted by Paul Keesler in his article, "The Much Maligned Mr. Greene," some information in this book has been superseded by later research or was provided incorrectly by local sources.]

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Twin Ports Passing Palatine Bridge

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Photo: Twin Ports Passing Palatine Bridge

One of two largest, 1924, boats plying the Great Lakes, from Duluth, Minn., through Barge Canal, Mohawk and Hudson rivers to New York. 268 feet long, 42 feet wide, carrying maximum cargo of 2,600 tons; propelled by gasoline engines. Photo taken, on her second trip in 1923, from the river bridge, by Mr. Harry A. Bush, Canajoharie.

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