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 Appraisal Schuylkill Navigation Co. Canal
for Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

 

Detailed descriptions of appraisals by county including appraisors' remarks:

Berks Co. Chester Co Montgomery Co. Philadelphia Co.
DEPARTMENT OF FORESTS AND WATERS
BUILDING AND LAND HOLDINGS REPORT
COUNTY TOWNSHIP/ BOROUGH NAME
OF
BLDG
TYPE
AND USE
AGE OF BUILDING DATE OF ACQUISI-TION SQ. FT./ CUBIC CON-TENT APPROX. AREA ACRES SQ. FT. APPRAIS-ED VALUE APRIL 1, 1947 REMARKS
Berks Union Township    Girard
Canal (a section)
Between 1818 & 1825 April 1, 1947    5.97 miles Est. $12,800. Canal, Av. width of canal 100'.
Berks Birdsboro Lock
#51
Girard
Canal (a section)
Between 1818 & 1825 April 1, 1947   1.30 miles Est.   Canal including Lock #51. Av. width
of canal
100'
Berks Robeson Township Lock
#51
Stone Watch-man's Dwelling 1834 April 1, 1947 380       
Berks Cumru Township Lock #50 Inlet to Girard Canal at Big Reading Dam Girard
Canal (a section)
Between 1818 & 1825 April 1, 1947    4.35 miles   Average width of Canal 100'.
Berks Cumru Township Lock
#49
Girard
Canal (a section)
Between 1818 & 1825 April 1, 1947   1.15 miles Est. $1,800. Canal Including Inlet Lock #50 Av. width
of Canal 100'. Total length of Girard
Canal
21.74 miles
Berks Reading
City
Locks# 48, 47
46, 45
At Little Reading Dam Between 1818 & 1825 April 1, 1947      $1.   
Berks Reading
City
Lock
#44
Reading Canal entrance
at Kis-
singers
Dam
Between 1818 & 1825 April 1, 1947    2.59 miles $3,000. Canal including Inlet & Outlet
Locks #45
& #48, & Locks #46
& #47.
Av. Width
of canal
100'. A.section
of this
canal was sold to Consum-
ers Gas Co.
Berks E. Vincent Township Lock
#57
At
Shepps Dam
Between 1818 & 1825 April 1, 1947      $250.   
Berks Muhlenberg Township Lock
#43
At
Leizes
Dam
Between 1818 & 1825 April 1, 1947 $200.
Berks Muhlenberg Township Lock House
#42
Stone Former Watch-man's Dwelling (vacant) 1836 April 1, 1947 450   $2,250. Located at Felix Dam
Berks Bern
Township
Locks
#39-#40 and #38
Duncan Canal Between 1818 & 1825     2.66 miles $4,000. Canal, including Inlet and Outlet
Locks #38,#39,
#40. Av. width
of canal
100'
Berks Bern
Township
Lock House #39-#40 Stone Former Watch-man's Dwelling (vacant) 1836 April 1, 1947 380      
Berks Ontelaunee Township Lock House
#38
Stone Former Watch-man's Dwelling 1825 April 1, 1947 480     Rented
to the S.R.P.E. located at Herbines Dam
Berks Ontelaunee Township Locks
#36-#37
Hamburg Canal (a section) Between 1818 & 1825 April 1, 1947   1.57 miles Est. $250. Canal, including Outlet
Locks #36-#37.Av. width of canal 100'
Berks Ontelaunee Township Lock House #36-#37 Stone Former Watch-man's Dwelling 1846 April 1, 1947 440     Rented
by Non-employee
of Canal
Berks Perry
Township
Locks
#34-#35
Hamburg Canal (a section) Between 1818 & 1825 April 1, 1947   2.15 miles Est. $1,250. Canal, including Locks
#34-#35
Av. width
of canal
100'
Berks Shoemakers-ville Boro. Lock
#33
Hamburg Canal (a section) Between 1818 & 1825 April 1, 1947   1.05 miles Est. $4,000. Canal, including Locks #33. Av. width
of canal
100'
Berks Shoemakers-ville Boro. Lock House
#33
Stone Former Watch-man's Dwelling 1846 April 1, 1947 440   included in former item Rented to Non-employee of Canal
Berks Perry Township    Hamburg Canal (a section) Between 1818 & 1825     2.60 miles Est. $3,000. Canal,
Av. width of canal 100'
Berks Perry Township Lock House #31-#32 Stone Former Watch-man's Dwelling (vacant) 1846 April 1, 1947 380      
Berks Hamburg City Lock #30 Hamburg Canal (a section) Between 1818 & 1825 April 1, 1947   2.43 miles Est. $500. Canal, including Lock #30; Total distnace Hamburg Canal 10.49 miles. Av. width 100'.
Berks Hamburg City Lock House Frame Former Watch-man's Dwelling 1851 April 1, 1947 360   $4,000. Rented by Non-employee of canal
Berks Hamburg City Lock House #30 Stone Former Barn Unknown Made into a dwelling April 1, 1947 280      Rented
by Non-employee of canal
 top         TOTAL - - - - -   $41,251.  
     
 

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