Canal Cleaning Boat

Canal Cleaning Boat Here’s how they clean the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal — with a massive waterwheel-driven scoop boat. This photo also features Russell in a special cameo appearance.

(Canal Cleaning Boat uploaded by brownpau.)


  1. Tom Jackson says:

    I believe that boat has a weed-cutter at the front, like a

    giant hair-clipper. I’ve seen it (or its sister ship) in the canal at Oldtown, near Cumberland, paddling up and down the canal and removing the big green weeds that grow in the water.