Shipment of grain and flour. From Sketches by C.A. Keetels. Including Scene on the great flour docks, Coenties Slip, east river, New York. a nd Grain-elevator transferring cargo from a canal-boat to a ship.

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  • Shipment of grain and flour. From Sketches by C.A. Keetels. Including Scene on the great flour docks, Coenties Slip, east river, New York. a nd Grain-elevator transferring cargo from a canal-boat to a ship.

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Shipment of grain and flour. From Sketches by C.A. Keetels. Including Scene on the great flour docks, Coenties Slip, east river, New York. a nd Grain-elevator transferring cargo from a canal-boat to a ship.

Subject

Erie Canal
New York (State)
Coenties Slip (N.Y.)
East River (N.Y.)
Canal-boats
Commerce
Inland trade
Schooners
Illustration

Description

Newspaper engravings found on page 1012 of Harper's Weekly dated November 15, 1873. Found on this page are two illustrations, the upper one depicting a scene on the flour docks on Coenties Slip, New York. The bottom illustration shows grain being transferred from a canal boat to a ship. Both illustrations together canal-related commerce in NYC during the 1870's.

Source

Original document: Shipment of Grain and Flour. From Sketches by C.A. Keetels. Including Scene on the great flour docks, Coenties Slip, East River, New York. and Grain-elevator transferring cargo from a canal-boat to a ship. Harper's Weekly. New York: November 15, 1873 page 1012. ACCESSION##; EC0043

Date

1873-11-15

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"Shipment of grain and flour. From Sketches by C.A. Keetels. Including Scene on the great flour docks, Coenties Slip, east river, New York. a nd Grain-elevator transferring cargo from a canal-boat to a ship.," in Opening of the Erie Canal, Item #405, http://library.gc.cuny.edu/erie_canal/items/show/405 (accessed September 23, 2014).