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New York State Engineer and Surveyor Gage Descriptions from Various Locations on State Canals

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series contains information on gages used to monitor water flow on canals throughout New York. Included is location of gage; date of installation; drainage area in square miles; date of reading and by whom taken; chain length; and type of box and gage. Sketch maps that depict gage placement and nearby buildings, landmarks, and other structures are frequently included.
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0.2 cubic feet (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1905-1910
Series Number:
B0707

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This series is arranged alphabetically by location.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains information on gages used to monitor water flow on canals throughout New York. Included is location of gage (e.g. bridge 126, Albion, East of Sandy Creek); date gage was installed; drainage area in square miles; date of reading and by whom taken; chain length; and type of box and gage. Sketch maps that depict gage placement and nearby buildings, landmarks, and other structures are frequently included.

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