August 30, 2017

C&O Canal – Monocacy Aqueduct

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TransparentSign42.2On October 10, 2013 the WooFPAK went on a Midnight Musher Tour of the C&O Canal Towpath in the area of the Monocacy Aqueduct at mile 42.2. The aqueduct is the largest on the canal measuring 438 feet long. It was the target of several attacks during the American Civil War, but the hard stone construction, mainly of large quartzite stone blocks, made it impossible for the soldiers to drill enough holes to place explosives in the structure.

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Here is the photo album from this exciting Midnight Mushing Tour!
Midnight MUSHing C&O Monocacy Aqueduct 10.10.2013

Please enjoy the video footage from Mushing in this area on the Towpath!

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