Prep for the canal season

Posted 15 April 2013 at 12:00 am

Photo by Tom Rivers – Scott Ecker, a worker with the state Canal Corp., directs a drum into a dredger at the canal this morning in Albion. Canal workers refurbished the drum and other parts of the dredger over the winter. The drum is used to run the dredging equipment. Albion serves as a maintenance base of operations for the canal between Lockport and Pittsford. The canal season opens in early May.