Touring the Upper Hocking Canal, and To & Fro

Adventures from Logan to Carrol,

and Northeast Ross County through the Hocking Hills – 

the Canal Society of Ohio 2014 Fall Tour…

…and more!  

(a minimalist short first draft of a possible public presentation)

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On the way out on County Line Road
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An odd Octagon outside of Laurelville
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Part of the canal display in the Logan County Historical Society
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The original reason for Logan – Thomas Worthington’s Lower Falls of the Hockhocking
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On the bus tour of the upper Hocking Canal
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Stop one – a canal culvert on the west side of logan
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The timber foundation is unusually visible
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The canal in the narrows, with towpath above to left…
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…Looking down from the towpath
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A lightly-built lock
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Lunch break at a renovated between-the-wars romantic spot
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A hike to a small quarry above the lodge, to burn off lunch
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The lower lock in Sugar Grove…
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…and the upper lock!
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Rounded corners were the style in the Hocking Valley
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Near the confluence in Carrol
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Downtown Logan
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Kilns for the famous Logan Clay
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A large grain facility in Logan, with unusual brick main structure
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Abandoned werdness outside Logan

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Heading back home on probably a former trail atop Dumm Ridge – trails being relatively “dry, level, and direct”
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A beautiful fall view off the ridge

the end…so far!

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KevinBColeman

Pre/historian, architectural historian, re-enactor, guide, reporter, speaker, writer, gardener, craftsperson, fighter, husbandman, et al., who can work in stone (flint knapping, flintlock, silicon ship) among other things and who is determined to use my knowledge, wisdom, and personal survival to help the greater good. At least, my foundling cat and dog here in semi-rural Ohio tell me that.

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3 thoughts on “Touring the Upper Hocking Canal, and To & Fro”

    1. Aside form the Canal Society of Ohio’s 2003 fall tour of Chillicothe past Circleville, this is my first one. I believe they have two a year, in the spring and fall; spring 2015 will be on the Pennsylvania & Ohio Canal.

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  1. Thanks, Kevin, for sharing these interesting photos and captions.

    Don O’Brien

    On Mon, Nov 3, 2014 at 4:57 PM, “Intrepid Heritage Services • Kevin B. Coleman” wrote:

    > KevinBColeman posted: “Adventures from Logan to Carrol, and Northeast > Ross County through the Hocking Hills – The Canal Society of Ohio 2014 > Fall Tour…and more. (a short first draft of a possible public > presentation) “

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