13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Tugboat Roundup

This is a scene from the tugboat roundup held each year at the confluence of the Erie and Champlain Canals. The festival commemorates the major role tugboats played during the 1800s, moving freight on NY canals; and still play today on other waterways.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2013
Date Uploaded: 12.2015
Photo Location: Waterford, New York, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D700
Copyright: © Thomas Howell