10 That Changed America

Web Extra: When Mules Ruled the Canal

Clip: Season 2 Episode 3 | 2m 41s Video has closed captioning.

Tour boat operator Jerry Gertz explains the crucial and often forgotten role played by the mules that pulled barges and boats along the Erie Canal in its early days.

Aired: 07/24/18

Rating: TV-G

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10 that Changed America is made possible, in part, by The Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation. Major funding is also provided by Joan and Robert Clifford, The Walter E. Heller Foundation, and other generous supporters.