Tag archive for ‘barge’
By Charlie Sahner On Monday, June 15th, 2015

Pennsylvania pulls plug on current New Hope mule barge concessionaire; potential new operator emerges

Pennsylvania has terminated its agreement with the current operator of New Hope’s historic mule barge ride, and interest by new players in managing the concession appears to be gathering steam.   The Bureau More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

New Hope section of Delaware Canal on the rise; new park office/visitor center planned

For those who live, work or travel past the Delaware Canal in New Hope on a frequent basis, something unmistakable, yet miraculous by local standards is occurring: the water level in the canal is steadily rising, More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Water begins flowing toward New Hope section of Delaware Canal

An electric pump in the Delaware River at Center Bridge began sending water Monday into the parched Delaware Canal and southward toward New Hope. With the canal wall repaired near West Mechanic Street and the Ferry More...