Arago: Ohio River Canalization Issue

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Ohio River Canalization Issue

Issued on October 19, 1929, this red 2-cent stamp commemorated the canalization of the Ohio River with a red 2-cent stamp. The project's slogan, "Nine feet, Pittsburgh to Cairo," underscores the immensity of the undertaking. The stamp pictures a lock and dam, specifically lock number 5, on the Monongahela River.


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