Library Of Congress
Library Of CongressPublic Domain ArchivePart of PICRYL.com. Not developed or endorsed by the Library of Congress
  • searchSearch
  • photo_albumStories
  • collectionsCollections
  • infoAbout
  • star_rateUpgrade

Topic: canal

1699
1699
slider-holder
2014
slider-holder
2014
6,984 media by topicpage 1 of 70
Plano de la costa de Puerto Velo que comprehende desde el Canal de Juan Gallegos hasta la Ysla de Naranjos /

Plano de la costa de Puerto Velo que comprehende desde el Canal de Jua...

Shows coast of Portobelo region. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Watermarks: IV; and, fleur-de-lis over the characters VDL. Pen-and-ink and yellow watercolor. Mounted on cl... more

Ale Porte del Dolo / A. Canal. f.

Ale Porte del Dolo / A. Canal. f.

Print shows a large boat entering the main canal from a small canal, with many gondolas on the canal, and large buildings in the background. Title from item. On plate in lower right corner: FF1. Constable, no. ... more

[Village on the banks of a river] / A. Canal f.

[Village on the banks of a river] / A. Canal f.

Print shows a view across a river of many buildings of an unidentified city; a lone scrawny tree and footbridge dominate the foreground. Title from mount. Hubbard collection. Published in: Viewpoints; a selecti... more

Al Dolo / A. Canal. f.

Al Dolo / A. Canal. f.

Print shows gondolas on a canal with pedestrians walking alongside, and buildings on both sides. Title from item. On plate in lower right corner: FF3. Constable, no. 4 Forms part of: George Lothrop Bradley coll... more

Le Preston. V / A. Canal. f.

Le Preston. V / A. Canal. f.

Print shows pedestrians on the walkway of the waterfront with the canal on the right and buildings and a bridge on the left. Title from item. Constable, no. 14 Forms part of: George Lothrop Bradley collection (... more

[Landscape with a pilgrim in prayer] / A. Canal. f.

[Landscape with a pilgrim in prayer] / A. Canal. f.

George Lothrop Bradley collection. Constable, 22. Pallucchini, 22.

[The market at Dolo] / A. Canal., f.

[The market at Dolo] / A. Canal., f.

Title from shelflist card. Signed in pencil. Constable, 19. Pallucchini, 19. George Lothrop Bradley Collection.

Plan for raising by loan a sum of money for the purpose of carrying on the work of The Schuylkill and Susquehanna Canal till the end of the present year 1794.

Plan for raising by loan a sum of money for the purpose of carrying on...

Title.; Imprint 2.; Transportation.; Not in Evans.; On verso: 6 cents, 1767 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephe... more

Canal Grande dall' Accademia

Canal Grande dall' Accademia

Photograph shows the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy, with Cavalli Palace, Barbaro Palace, Dario Palace, and the Church of Santa Maria della Salute. Title from item. No. 76. Notation on verso: G.L.B. Coll. Accessi... more

[The Canal, Ostend]

[The Canal, Ostend]

Print shows view across the Ghent-Ostend Canal, Belgium.

Amoskeig canal. To the public. The following is a true statement relative to Amoskeig Canal, and the labour done thereon the last season. Samuel Blodget. Derryfield, Dec. 6, 1803. Concord- Printed by Geo. Hough Dec. 12, 1803.

Amoskeig canal. To the public. The following is a true statement relat...

Imprint 3.; Title.; Transportation. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 90, Folder 3.

[Broadside]: New-York Canal Lands on Sale. ... Hez. B. Pierpont, October 1823

[Broadside]: New-York Canal Lands on Sale. ... Hez. B. Pierpont, Octob...

Reference copy may be in LOT 4397A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: RBD; NY Hist.; Ad. Land; Broadsides 1823; BI BUSINESS; Shelf.

Chesapeake & Delaware Canal, topographical view /

Chesapeake & Delaware Canal, topographical view /

Scale ca. 1:120,000. From the 5th general report of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Company, 1824. Includes "Profile or vertical section." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster i... more

Chesapeake & Delaware Canal, topographical view /

Chesapeake & Delaware Canal, topographical view /

Scale ca. 1:120,000. From the 6th general report of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Co. Includes "Profile or vertical section." Accompanied by: Sixth general report of the president and directors of the Chesa... more

Potomac Aqueduct, hydrographic survey of the Potomac River near Georgetown : shewing the position of the Aqueduct, its connection with the Ch. & Ohio Canal on the north bank, and with the Alexandria Canal on the south bank of the river /

Potomac Aqueduct, hydrographic survey of the Potomac River near George...

"Survey made in the fall of 1832." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. From the papers of the Virginia-District of Columbia Boundary Commission. Available also through the Library ... more

Sir: We send, herewith, a "Review of the report of the Corporation of Washington against the acceptance of the act of the State of Maryland for completing the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal" to which we respectfully call your attention ... Washington

Sir: We send, herewith, a "Review of the report of the Corporation of ...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 196, Folder 3.

Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838 /

Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route...

Nautical chart of the Potomac estuary within the District of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Stephenson. Cartography of no... more

An exploring expedition on the Canal Street plan / The exploring expedition at the South Pole, waiting for stores

An exploring expedition on the Canal Street plan / The exploring exped...

Print satirizes Charles Wilkes' United States Exploring Expedition, which left in August 1838. The upper left vignette shows Wilkes in a rowboat with scientists who use a transit or telescope to see fauna. The ... more

Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838 /

Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route...

Nautical chart with extensive annotations in col. and lead pencils to show proposed railroad routes connecting central Washington and Alexandria (Va.). Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and sou... more

Map of the various channels for conveying the trade of the north west to the Atlantic sea-board exhibiting the tributaries & drainage of the trade into each and the effect of the enlargement of the Erie Canal, illustrating the position taken by William J. McAlpine, C.E. in his Annual Report as State Engineer and Surveyor of the State of New York, 1853.

Map of the various channels for conveying the trade of the north west ...

Outline map of the eastern half of the United States showing canals, finished railroads, railroads in progress of contruction and proposed lines. Trade areas are indicated by line symbols and added brown and re... more

Union des deux ocʹeans Atlantique et Pacifique, par le transit ouvert à travers la rʹepublique De Nicaragua : carte dʹetaillʹee des cinq dʹepartements avec indication des principaux tracʹes du Canal Interocʹeanique ... /

Union des deux ocʹeans Atlantique et Pacifique, par le transit ouvert ...

Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes 3 insets and 6 profiles.

Egypt - Suez Canal - Lake Timsah, from opp. the chalet

Egypt - Suez Canal - Lake Timsah, from opp. the chalet

Title from item. No. 1948. No. 1908. On verso: Suez canal. Lake Timsah from opp. the Chalet.

1856. Day boat for Albany & Troy ... The favorite steamer Armenia, Capt. Smith will leave foot of Canal & Spring streets, every Monday, Wednesday & Friday at 7 o'clock, A. M ... Troy. E.H. Tripp, printer. [1856].

1856. Day boat for Albany & Troy ... The favorite steamer Armenia, Cap...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 122, Folder 8e.

Canal basin at Lynchburg, [Va.]

Canal basin at Lynchburg, [Va.]

Illustrated in 'Harper's New Monthly Magazine' Sept 1857, p. 441. Reference copy may be available in Lot 4387-B. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Canals; Va. L... more

The Illinois and Michigan Canal, connecting Illinois and the West with the head waters of the Mississippi / Copcutt(?).

The Illinois and Michigan Canal, connecting Illinois and the West with...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 7, no. 178 (1859 April 30), p. 339.

[West front of the United States Capitol, with the new cast-iron dome under construction. In the foregrd. is the Tiber Creek or Washington City Canal and the octagonal greenhouse for the Botanic Garden]

[West front of the United States Capitol, with the new cast-iron dome ...

Vintage salt print from the personal photographic album of Montgomery Meigs. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Canals; Greenhouses.

[Map of part of Pennsylvania Avenue and the Washington Canal in the vicinity of the Center Market, N.W. Washington D.C.].

[Map of part of Pennsylvania Avenue and the Washington Canal in the vi...

Covers area bounded by Washington Canal, 6th, D, and 12th streets N.W. Shows block numbers and dimensions. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink, lead pencil, and blue wash. Missing section at upper right cor... more

[Planning map for proposed Cape Cod Ship Canal] /

[Planning map for proposed Cape Cod Ship Canal] /

Relief shown by contours. Title supplied by cataloger. Pen-and-ink in red and blue inks and pencil on tracing paper. Imperfect: Brittle, soiled, creased, small tears along edges. Available also through the Libr... more

Water battery on James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

Water battery on James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

No. 4231. Title from item. Mounted with 5 other photographs, two photographs showing different view of the same location and three showing a different location. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Canal and aqueduct bridge, Georgetown, D.C.

Canal and aqueduct bridge, Georgetown, D.C.

No. 798. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: Views in Washington, D.C. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Building winter quarters at Fort Brady, James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

Building winter quarters at Fort Brady, James River, Va. near Dutch Ga...

No. B512. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Water battery on James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

Water battery on James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

No. 4248. Title from item. Mounted with 5 other photographs, two photographs showing different views of the same location and three showing a different location. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Water battery on James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

Water battery on James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

No. 4249. Title from item. Mounted with 5 other photographs, two photographs showing different views of the same location and three showing a different location. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Water battery on James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

Water battery on James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

No. 5118. Title from item. Mounted with 5 other photographs showing different views of the same location. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Interior view of Fort Brady, James River, Va., near Dutch Gap Canal

Interior view of Fort Brady, James River, Va., near Dutch Gap Canal

Union soldiers by two large cannons positioned behind fortifications. Civil War Photograph Collection. No. B689.

Capt. W.H. May / Photographed by McPherson & Oliver, No. 132 Canal Street, New-Orleans.

Capt. W.H. May / Photographed by McPherson & Oliver, No. 132 Canal Str...

Photograph shows Captain William H. May of Co. I, 23rd Connecticut Infantry Regiment, after being released as a prisoner-of-war from Camp Ford, Tyler, Texas, with bedroll, haversack, canteen, and violin case, w... more

Fort Brady, James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

Fort Brady, James River, Va. near Dutch Gap Canal

No. B519. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Views on Canal Basin

Views on Canal Basin

Photograph shows ruined buildings along the Canal Basin. No. B1017. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: Views in the "burnt district", Richmond, Virginia. Gift; Col. Godwi... more

Map shewing the several routes proposed for the passage of gunboats to the Lakes via: Erie and Oswego Canal; Champlain [Canal]; Illinois River and Chicago [Canal]; Wisconsin, Green Bay [Canal]

Map shewing the several routes proposed for the passage of gunboats to...

Scale ca. 1:3,600,000. Shows canals and navigation routes in northeastern United States and southeastern Canada. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Civil War maps (2nd... more

Plan of Battle of South Mills. Dismal Swamp Canal, N.C.

Plan of Battle of South Mills. Dismal Swamp Canal, N.C.

Shows the area between South Mills, Camden County, N.C., and Joy's Creek to the north and the Pasquotank River to the south where a minor shirmish took place on April 19, 1862.

Map of the first & second division of the James River & Kanawha Canal.

Map of the first & second division of the James River & Kanawha Canal.

"Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map... more

Dutch Gap Canal [...] November 1864, while Canal was being dug

Dutch Gap Canal [...] November 1864, while Canal was being dug

Soldier standing on cliff of canal. Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). No. 4310.

Vicksburg Canal

Vicksburg Canal

Confederates watching Union troops at work building a canal near Vicksburg in 1862-1863. Drawn and published by Adalbert Volck. Illus. in: V. Blada's war sketches. London [i.e. Baltimore], 1864, pl. 29.

Dutch Gap Canal [...] November 1864, while Canal was being dug

Dutch Gap Canal [...] November 1864, while Canal was being dug

Two African American soldiers seated in front of small building in bottom of cliff, near Dutch Gap Canal.

Dutch Gap Canal, James River, Virginia / negative by J. Reekie, positive by A. Gardner.

Dutch Gap Canal, James River, Virginia / negative by J. Reekie, positi...

Photograph showing the canal which was built to join together two portions of the James River. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomons,... more

Dutch Gap Canal

Dutch Gap Canal

View of canal from cliff, with boat on other side of canal. Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). No. 939. On recto: Neg. by J. Reekie, 1864 or 1865.

[U.S. gunboat "Mendota" in James River, near Dutch Gap Canal; Peterburg, Virginia, campaign]

[U.S. gunboat "Mendota" in James River, near Dutch Gap Canal; Peterbur...

No. 2541. Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Civil War Gunboats; U.S. History Petersburg Campaign; Civil War Navy, U.S. Vessels; Civil War Campaigns Petersburg; Ships... more

Butlers Canal, Dutch Gap

Butlers Canal, Dutch Gap

Title inscribed below image. Formerly Waud no. C-65. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.992) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Dutch Gap Canal [...] April 1865

Dutch Gap Canal [...] April 1865

Boat on canal, cliffs in foreground. Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). No. 1122.

Dutch Gap Canal. Taken after the bank was blown out

Dutch Gap Canal. Taken after the bank was blown out

Stereograph showing partial view of the canal on the James River in Virginia. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Title from item. Copyright in 1865 by E. & H. T. Anthony & Co. Forms pa... more

[Richmond, Va. Ruined buildings on banks of the Canal Basin]

[Richmond, Va. Ruined buildings on banks of the Canal Basin]

Photograph of the main eastern theater of war, fallen Richmond, April-June 1865.

Interior view of Fort Brady, James River, Va., near Dutch Gap Canal

Interior view of Fort Brady, James River, Va., near Dutch Gap Canal

2 men with wheeled cannon. Brady-Handy Collection. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Civil War Forts Brady; Civil War Artillery.

Review of the returned veterans by Gov. Curtin--Gen. Meade and staff passing the grand stand, Penn. Square, Phila. / / sketched by our special artist [...] Offices of the People's Line of Steamboats, West Street, near Canal, New York

Review of the returned veterans by Gov. Curtin--Gen. Meade and staff p...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1865 July 1, p. 236.

Dutch Gap Canal [...] April 1865

Dutch Gap Canal [...] April 1865

Man seated on cliff, near dock. Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). No. 956.

View of the Lynchburgh (i.e. Lynchburg) Canal, and the ruins of the Danville railroad depot, Richmond, Va.

View of the Lynchburgh (i.e. Lynchburg) Canal, and the ruins of the Da...

Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Title from item. Date from negative sleeve. Copyright by E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. in 1865. Forms part of: Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of ... more