When deciding on the 7 Wonders, should we only consider intriguing aqueduct and lock ruins hidden along the Old Erie Canal or include the dramatic structures on the fully operational, modern Erie Canal?
Help us decide!
SO FAR, THIS IS WHAT WE THINK WILL BE THE "7 WONDERS" (but we haven't seen them all yet)
1) Lockport (Flight of Five Locks) (https://discoverlockport.com/see-do/erie-canal-attractions/): "Where else can you go in our nation to see re-watered, 19th Century Erie Canal Locks with massive, wooden manually-operated gates and balance beams located alongside a currently operating canal system? ... intact set of five circa 1862 locks, the famed ‘Flight of Five’ Locks, back to working order."
2) Erie Canal Museum: 1850 National Register Weighlock Building, the last remaining structure of its kind (https://eriecanalmuseum.org/)
3) Broad Street Bridge (Rochester, New York) - Wikipedia
4) Nine Mile Creek Aqueduct (restored):http://www.eriecanalcamillus.com/aqueduct.htm
5) Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum (chittenangolanding.org) in Old Erie Canal State Historic Park, one of a kind historic dry docks (where repaired boats)
6) Lift Lock in Little Falls: https://www.eriecanal.org/Lock36.html
7) Richmond Aqueduct: (the trail is one of eleven nature trails in Montezuma Heritage Park About the Park – Town of Montezuma, NY, townofmontezuma.org › visit-the-park, www.eriecanal.org › SenecaRiverAqueduct Richmond Aqueduct Trail – Trail Works, Inc. trailworks.org › richmond-aqueduct-trail The trail is one of eleven nature trails in Montezuma Heritage Park that also ... Richmond, Civil Engineer and politician from Lyons, NY, designed it.