Canal Boats

Canal Boats (HMKBJ)

Location: Middletown, OH 45044 Butler County
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N 39° 30.963', W 84° 24.153'

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Port Middletown Plaza

Canal boats were designed to haul freight up to 80 tons. Pulled usually by mules, they traveled at approximately three miles per hour.

[Photos] Left, freighters on the Miami & Erie Canal just south of Third Street (now Central Avenue) in 1910. Below, the line boat Ohio at Woodsdale in 1900.
Placed ByCity of Middletown, the Middletown Historical Society, and Others
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Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 11:48am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 723289 N 4377267
Decimal Degrees39.51605000, -84.40255000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 30.963', W 84° 24.153'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 30' 57.78" N, 84° 24' 9.18" W
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Area Code(s)513, 937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1825 Central Ave, Middletown OH 45044, US
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