Read "Floating Heritage Tour Celebrates Glass and Erie Canal" in the New York Times.
"Barges laden with furnaces, pots, blowpipes and molds traveled along the Hudson River and through the Erie Canal in 1868 to move Corning Glass Works from Brooklyn to Corning, N.Y. This spring, GlassBarge, a modern-day floating glassblowing studio, will take a similar trip to commemorate both the 150th anniversary of glassmaking in Corning and the bicentennial of the Erie Canal."
Ship’s Wheel of 1862 canal schooner O. J. Walker, one of the historic shipwrecks that served as a model for LCMM’s replica, Lois McClure.
Lois McClure Journey: canal schooner Lois McClure with rig down, being powered by tugboat C. L. Churchill