The finished canal between Wrightsville, Pennsylvania, and Havre de Grace, Maryland, at the head of Chesapeake Bay, provided an interstate shipping alternative to 19th Century arks, rafts, and boats plying the difficult waters of the lower Susquehanna River.
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He would go on to serve as the chief engineer for many other railroad projects in the region in the 1840s and 1850s, including the Columbia and Philadelphia Railroad, and later serve as president of the Philadelphia and Erie Railroad company, a position he would hold until the 1870s. Gay to the Commissioners of the Susquehanna Canal Company was made on June 5, 1835.
At that time, the report contained a recommended route from Columbia to the Maryland border on the eastern side of the River only, with the intention of thereafter linking up with the Old Maryland Canal.
On April 15, 1835, the Susquehanna Canal Company of Pennsylvania merged with the Tidewater Canal Company of Maryland, for the purpose of funding and building the canal.