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Boston to New York Steamer passing through cape cod canal

Boston to New York Steamer passing through cape cod canal Massachusetts
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Stock #: 376372
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
State: Massachusetts (MA)
Publisher: E. D. West Co
Postmark: Aug-1
PM City: Buzzard Bay
PM State: MA
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The Cape Cod Canal extends from Sandwich to Buzzards Bay and is 8 miles in length. It was 5 years in building, and cost $12,000,000. A saving of 60 miles or more is made on the course between New York and Boston. Tolls are charged according to the tonnage of the vessel