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The numerous sounds, rivers and creeks of North Carolina's coastal plain, although shallow and dangerous for large ocean-going vessels, were well suited for small craft and were great channels of commerce and trade before the installation of railroads. This article looks at changes in the inland waterways during this period as well as use for waterways, the kinds of vessels found on the waterways and difficulties in navigation.
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