Big tugboat makes annual trek on Erie Canal

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 16 September 2016 at 10:40 am

tugboat on the canal

Photo by Tom Rivers

Albion – The tugboat Syracuse carries inspectors and officials from the State Canal Corp. on the Erie Canal in Albion on Sept. 14, 2016. The inspectors are headed east after passing under the Ingersoll Street lift bridge in Albion. They were doing the annual inspection of lift bridges, locks, navigational aids, embankments and some other canal infrastructure.