Little Ditch The Black River Canal (2007) 

90 mins | Documentary

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'Little Ditch: The Black River Canal' tells of the trials and elation of the engineering marvel that let boats sail over a mountain and move the raw materials that helped build the Empire State.  It was, as one local described it, “the life of the valley.”

The film weaves together historical accounts and compelling personal views to gain new insight and feeling toward the life and times of the “canawlers.”

Narrated by author Michael Doyle, 'Forestport Breaks.'


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