FALL TOUR – October 1-3, 2021
A Weekend in Pittsburgh, Featuring a Cruise on All Three Rivers
TO JOIN US: Please contact us ("Contact" at top of page) to receive registration information via email. ACT FAST as the boat has a limited capacity.
Joint Fall Tour:
Pennsylvania Canal Society
· Canal Society of Ohio
· Society for Industrial Archeology
Six events (each may be
1. Friday Oct. 1, 10:00 – Visit Carrie Furnace
2. 12:30 – Lunch and tour of industrial sites
3. 7:30 presentation on Pittsburgh bridges
4. Saturday Oct. 2, 9:00 – All-day cruise on the Monongahela, Ohio and Allegheny Rivers aboard a diesel-electric hybrid, The Explorer, with two transits of Braddock Lock, close-up views of wildlife, and narration on Pittsburgh bridges and industrial sites
5. Saturday Banquet, 6:00 -- Dr. John Oyler, former engineer for Dravo Corp. and retired Pitt professor, will review Dravo’s river construction projects
6. Sunday Morning Oct. 3 – Choice of (A) bike tour on the Mon Valley and Duquesne Incline, OR (B) back alley walking tour in historic neighborhoods
Canal Society of Ohio Inc.