Ohio & Erie Canal
Cleveland to Akron
Lock 36 - Pinery Dam & Feeder- Chaffe - Brecksville - Northfield Road
1892 Plat Maps surveyed by D.C. Kennon in 1890
Ohio History Connection
State Archives Series 1353
1890-1912 Plat Maps

1890 Transit Books
D. C. Kennon, Surveyor
Books 3
Ohio History Connection
State Archives Series 1362
Surveyors' notebooks and field notes

 

Photos from
Canal Society of Ohio Collection
University of Akron Archival Services

Removal of Pinery Dam south of Lock 36

Boston to Peninsula
for the Canal Society of Ohio mini-Tour November 2, 2019

1892 Plat Maps surveyed by D.C. Kennon in 1890
Ohio History Connection
State Archives Series 1353
1890-1912 Plat Maps

1890 Transit Books
D. C. Kennon, Surveyor
Books 3 & 4

Ohio History Connection
State Archives Series 1362
Surveyors' notebooks and field notes

1916 Plat Maps (ODNR)
Sheet 14,15 & 16 (Summit County)
Richard Howe's May 24th, 1829
Survey of Towing Path to the Ohio Canal.
Cleveland to Akron.
(original survey notebook in WRHS collection, MS 3909)
  • Mile post 22 is set at right angles with course. 10' to right of line of this stake stands east edge of wasteware.
  • McBrides Mill at north end of basin is 22.25 miles from Cleveland
  • Towpath Bridge across Lock 29 is 23.65 miles from Cleveland
Historic & Contemporary Photos
B&O railroad valuation map
(National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, MD)
  • 1918 Peninsula and Amherst Quarries Company sidings. Bridges over canal and Cuyahoga River. Ohio Canal prism.

Overlay Maps with superimposed Aerial image, Digital Elevation Model, 1892 Plats (1890 Kennon Survey)

prism- light blue;
current towpath - light gray

Google Earth KML files used to create Overlay Maps
created by Stephen Titchenal
Historic Maps of Summit County
showing canal
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