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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."

Read more at NYTimes.com.

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A glassblowing demonstration at Corning Museum of Glass.

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Schooner Lois McClure and tugboat C. L. Churchill at dock, twilight

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Schooner Lois McClure, educator Len Ruth teaching students in the cargo hold

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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.

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Tugboat C. L. Churchill powers schooner Lois McClure in the Champlain Canal

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Lois McClure Journey: canal schooner Lois McClure with rig down, being powered by tugboat C. L. Churchill

Image of the schooner's namesake Lois McClure

The real Lois McClure (at left).

Image of Erick Tichonuk at the wheel of Lois McClure
Image of Captain Erick Tichonuk at the wheel of Lois McClure
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