Greetings from Utica. Rapid Transit in 1819. The Erie Canal - Construction begun in 1817. Canal completed Buffalo to Hudson River 1825. Hon. Henry Seymour of Utica, one of the board of Canal Commissioners. First Canal collector, George Huntington. First toll paid by Capt. John Westcott, both Oneida County men.
Illustration of horses pulling a canal boat along the Erie Canal in Utica with title message. [signed C.H. Edgwater?] [front]
Postal data: posted; postmarked, Hubbardsville, N.Y. and Glens Falls, N.Y., 1905; stamp (one center Thomas Jefferson [inverted]; POST CARD logo.; Postcard type: undivided back; Addressee: [Louis Potter Esq., 7 Birch Ave., Glens Falls, N.Y.] [back]
Digitized by Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, Queens College (CUNY). Front Image Digitization Team: GSLIS 790, Digital Imaging, Spring 2007: Rebecca Cowley. Back Image Digitization Team: GSLIS 790, Digital Imaging Spring 2007: Rebecca Cowley; Rev. by C. Perry, 7/07.
3.5 in. x 5.5 in.
W.C. ROWLEY & SON, STATIONERS, UTICA, N.Y. [indicated on front only]
Waterways Post Card Collection of Thomas T. Surprenant