Paul Waelder spent three years building a replica of an Erie Canal boat. He and his family rented a canal boat during a family vacation and enjoyed it so much he decided to build one of his own.
The boat is name “Eriecuse”. It was launched at the Cold Springs Marina in Baldwinsville, where the builder discovered the boat was sitting low at the stern. He’s going to add “air bladder tanks” to the back end of the boat to raise it up.
Originally posted 2015-01-19 03:58:36.