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Orleans County hosts three guard gates to assist in isolating sections of the prism in case of accidents, breaks, and high water levels. In August of 1925, six barges from the "Green Fleet" struck the center pylon of the Hastings Guard Gate in Medina, disrupting shipping routes in Orleans County.

Publication Date

7-8-2017

Volume

3

Issue

28

Publisher

County of Orleans

City

Albion

Keywords

Village of Medina, Orleans County, Erie Canal, Accidents

Disciplines

Public History | United States History

Grain Barge Rammed Bates Road Guard Gate in 1925

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