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" This was a project that few men would have thought of, and fewer undertaken. The means of transportation had to be created on the whole line; boats and teams had to be provided to get the salt from the works to Oswego; a vessel built to transport it to... "
A History of Buffalo: Delineating the Evolution of the City - Page 98
by Josephus Nelson Larned - 1911
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Historical Collections of the State of Pennsylvania: Containing a Copicus ...

Sherman Day - 1843 - 766 pages
...built to transport it to the landing below the falls ; wagons procured to carry it to Schlosscr — then boats constructed to carry it to Black Rock....perseverance to give success to this speculation. Gen. O'Hara, however, could execute as well as plan. He packed his flour and provisions in barrels...
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A History of American Manufactures from 1608 to 1860..: Comprising ..., Volume 1

John Leander Bishop - 1861 - 668 pages
...built to transport it to the landing below the falls ; wagons procured to carry it to Schlosser ; there boats constructed to carry it to Black Rock. There...required to transport it to Erie. The road to the head of Frenoh Creek had to be improved, and the Salt earried in wagons across the portage ; and, finally,...
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A History of American Manufactures from 1608 to 1860...

John Leander Bishop, Edwin Troxell Freedley, Edward Young - 1866 - 662 pages
...landing below the falls ; wagons procured to carry it to Schlosser ; there boats constructed to earry it to Black Rock. There another vessel was required...head of French Creek had to be improved, and the Salt carricd in wagons aeross the portage ; and, finally, boats provided to float it to Pittsburg. It required...
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Allegheny County's Hundred Years

George Henry Thurston - 1888 - 358 pages
...he had in view the supplying of the western country with salt from Onondaga. This was a project that few men would have thought of, and fewer undertaken....portage ; and, finally, boats provided to float it to Pittsburgh. It required no ordinary sagacity and perseverance to give success to this speculation....
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Publications of the Buffalo Historical Society, Volume 5

Buffalo Historical Society (Buffalo, N.Y.) - 1902 - 592 pages
...landing below the falls, wagons procured to carry it to Schlosser ; then boats constructed to carry 1t to Black Rock ; there another vessel was required...portage, and finally boats provided to float it to Pittsburgh. It required no ordinary sagacity and perseverance to give success to this speculation....
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The Western Pennsylvania Historical Magazine, Volumes 11-12

1928 - 590 pages
...falls; wagons procured to carry it to Schlosser, there boats were constructed to carry it to Black Lick. There another vessel was required to transport it...portage, and, finally, boats provided to float it to Pittsburgh — He packed his provisions in barrels suitable for salt. They were reserved in his contract....
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Publications, Volume 5

Buffalo Historical Society - 1902 - 584 pages
...which could then be furnished from Pittsburgh cheaper than from the settlements on the Mohawk. Gen. O'Hara was a far-sighted calculator ; he had obtained...portage, and finally boats provided to float it to Pittsburgh. It required no ordinary sagacity and perseverance to give success to this speculation....
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