"Focusing on the joys of traveling the canals of New York State and the famous Erie Canal, this accessible guide addresses the practical aspects of navigating canals. Featuring 225 color photographs that showcase the waterways in all four seasons accompanied by informative text, it presents the canal systemĘs evolution from an industrial transportation route to an exciting recreational waterway. Addressed are suggestions for taking full advantage of the canals when cruising on them; information on the mechanics of their unique locks, guard gates, and dams; and ideas for enjoying the cultural, recreational, and scenic opportunities along their routes."
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Debbie Daino Stack is Project Coordinator for PBS's award-winning series, Cruising America's Waterways. For nine years she was Program Coordinator for the Erie Canal Museum in Syracuse, New York, where she edited the book, Always Know Your Pal: Children on the Erie Canal. She has written many articles focused on the Canal, and women's history. Debbie is also President of Syracuse Scenic Tours, and the proud mother of two grown children.About the Author:
Debbie Daino Stack is the project coordinator for Media Artists Inc.'s award-winning PBS television series, Cruising America's Waterways. For nine years she was the program coordinator for the Erie Canal Museum in Syracuse, New York. She is the editor of Always Know Your Pal: Children on the Erie Canal. Captain Ronald S. Marquisee, producer of the Cruising America's Waterways series, was a tenured associate professor at Syracuse University's S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. He is licensed as a United States Coast Guard Merchant Marine Master. They both live in Syracuse, New York.
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Book Description Media Artists Inc., 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110970888600