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Cape Cod Canal


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1909/06/22 William Barclay Parsons Chief Engineer Digging begins on the Cape Cod Canal, progress would be slowed by winter storms and glacial boulders
1912/08/10 American Locomotive Company Manufacturer Two large dipper dredges, built on site by American Locomotive Co, the GOVERNOR HERRICK (assembled in Sagamore) and the GOVERNOR WARFIELD (Buzzards Bay) begin digging toward each other
1914/07/29 Franklin D Roosevelt Dignitary Cape Cod Canal ceremoniously opens as a privately operated toll waterway
1914/07/29 August Belmont II Owner Cape Cod Canal ceremoniously opens as a privately operated toll waterway
1916/04/10 William Barclay Parsons Chief Engineer Cape Cod Canal is officially complete

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Particulars for Cape Cod Canal:
Waterway Canal
Historic Use Canal Related
Historic Use Water-related




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