Category Archives: R – The western Erie; June 2015

Heading West; The First Try…

We tried leaving the dock yesterday, powering between the raindrops. As we approached the first lock, the engine temperature alarm squealed. For some reason we were not getting the appropriate amount of coolant through the engine. Raw water was pumping … Continue reading

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Brewerton NY and west on the Erie Canal

It is late spring. We have spent the past four days readying Arkansas Traveler and provisioning the larder. The diesel tanks have been filled to capacity (320 gallons), the water tank filled (120 gallons), and all electronic and propulsion systems … Continue reading

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