Lock 62 is an original Erie Canal lock that was abandoned when the canal was re-routed in the early 20th century. It is now a Pittsford town park accessible by footpath.
I took the Bumblebeemer once again in search of abandoned Erie Canal locks. This trip took in Locks 54 and 56 near Lyons, NY. Lock 56 is not far from the present Lock 28-A while Lock 54 is a significant … Read More
I took a trip to Port Byron to shoot the abandoned Erie Canal lock that sits next to the Thruway but I couldn’t access the site from the street. So I stopped in Palmyra at the abandoned aqueduct: I also … Read More
Today I rode the Bumblebeemer out to Jordan, in the Western end of Onondaga County. Jordan was on the original Erie Canal and had an aqueduct that carried the canal over Skaneateles (pronounced “skinny atlas”, really) Creek. There’s also an … Read More