Milton History

a pictorial history of Milton, PA

Canal Boat Building - 1855

Canal Boat Building - Strine boat yard 1855

From the book “Milton, Pennsylvania, the 19th Century Town on Limestone Run” by Homer F. Folk: The boat yard of Mathias Strine & Sons was located just south of Ferry Lane, between the canal and Cherry Street. It appears on the map of 1858. The basin begins on the left in the picture.