Recent Events on the Canal in Macedon
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The Corning Museum of Glass had a touring glass making demostration known as the GlassBarge. It toured all over New York State on the Erie Canal. On August 27, 2018 it passed through Macedon on it’s way to Palmyra. Click images to enlarge. The GlassBarge passing under the Canandaigua Road…Keep Reading
On June 1, 2017 the bridge that carried Quaker/O’neil Road over the canal was converted to pedestrian use only. It was built in 1914 and no longer was capable of handling vehicular traffic. As a pedestrian bridge, it is used as part of the Erie Canalway Trail to allow people…Keep Reading
In late May, 2017 twelve fermentation tanks bound for the Genesee Brewery passed through Macedon on the Canal. Click images to enlarge. Back to recent events. The first six tanks on two barges arriving from the east. Hundreds of people came out to watch the historic event. The first barge…Keep Reading
In late October, 2015 two transformers arrived in Macedon on the Canal. Click images to enlarge. Back to recent events. The second transformer being unloaded using a special transporter. Each axle automatically raises and lowers itself to keep the load level. The man in the yellow vest is controlling the…Keep Reading