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Canal Discoveries (Cell Phone Tour): Your personal, portable ranger awaits! Listen to canal stories from your computer or cell phone. Click here to get started.

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2 minutes, 4 seconds

Watch a canal boat use a lift lock in this short, captioned video. Animations help illustrate how these simple engineering structures conquered the terrain of Western Maryland.


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4 minutes, 44 seconds

Mules are amazing hybrids! Watch this captioned video to learn about what made mules the ideal choice for canal boat operations, and see how National Park Service rangers train and care for the mules today.


TRANSCRIPT: Mule Power video transcript (91 KB PDF)

Last updated: September 30, 2015

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