William K Vanderbilt had “more than five miles of canals were constructed to wind through the woods and lowlands of the estate - a nostalgic expression of the family’s Dutch ancestry.1

This post card shows the Main Canal in 1907.

Main Canal at Idle Hour Blvd

Main Canal at Idle Hour Blvd
Main Canal at Idle Hour Blvd



Main Canal at Hollywood Blvd - Looking West

Main Canal at Hollywood Blvd - Looking West
Main Canal at Hollywood Blvd - Looking West



Main Canal at Hollywood Blvd - Looking East

Main Canal at Hollywood Blvd - Looking East
Main Canal at Hollywood Blvd - Looking East



Miami Road Footbridge over Canal

Miami Road Footbridge over Canal
Miami Road Footbridge over Canal





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Last Modified on January 30, 2012, at 11:14 AM by LPR


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