American History 1785 - 1849

United States History 1800's Canals in America

I got a mule, her name is Sal,
Fifteen miles on the Erie Canal!
She's a good old worker and a good old pal,
Fifteen miles on the Erie Canal!

We've hauled some barges in our day,
Filled with lumber, coal and hay,
And we know ev'ry inch of the way
From Albany to Buffalo.

Low bridge, 'cause we're coming to a town;
And you'll always know your neighbor.
You'll always know your pal,
If you ever navigated on the Erie Canal.

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