SAVE THE DATE – Friday-Sunday October 1-3, 2021
A Weekend in Pittsburgh, Featuring a Cruise on All Three Rivers
Joint Fall Tour:
Pennsylvania Canal Society
· Canal Society of Ohio
· Northern Ohio Chapter - Society for I Industrial Archeology (NOCSIA)
Five events (each may be
1. Friday Afternoon Oct. 1 – Lunch and guided tour of industrial sites.
2. Friday evening presentation on
3. Saturday Oct. 2 – 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.
4. Saturday Evening Banquet -- Dr. John Oyler, former engineer for Dravo Corp. and retired Pitt professor, will review Dravo’s river construction projects.
5. 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.