Barge traffic increases along Erie Canal (with AUDIO)Jul 30, 2013 02:07 PM
Shipping from Canada is giving historic N.Y. waterway new life
(OSWEGO, N.Y.) — After decades of being mostly used as a recreational waterway, New York's Erie Canal is experiencing a rebound in commercial activity, National Public Radio reported. Shipping from Canada is expected to lead to a level of commercial use that promises new life for the canal, which was cut through the state almost 200 years ago.
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