This is a Bibliography of books and materials being used for research on our web site for boats, canals and locks
mainly in Eastern Ontario, Western Quebec, and the St. Lawrence River Basin.
frontpage1.jpg Painting by Ruth McMillan in 1976 Shows the Head of the Rideau Locks in Ottawa in 1893 ____________________________________________________
1: General Canals of Canada by Robert F. Leggett, 1976, ISBN 0-88914-045-6, Douglas, David and Charles, Vancouver Steamboat Connections, From Montreal to Upper Canada, 1816-1843, by Frank Mackey, 2000, McGill-Queens University Press, Montreal and Kingston, ISBN 0-7735-2055-4 Passage to the Sea, The Story of Canada Steamship Lines, 1991, the CSL Ltd., by Edgar Andrew Collard, Doubleday Canada Limited, Toronto, ISBN 0-385-25168-8 2: The Ottawa River from Montreal to Bytown / Ottawa Ottawa River Canals and the Defence of British North America, by Robert F. Legget, University of Toronto Press, 1988, ISBN 0-8020-5794-2 The Ottawa River Canal System, by Normand Lafreniere, Parks Canada, 1984, ISBN 0-660-11553-0 The Ottawa, by William E. Greening, Montreal, 1961, McLelland and Stewart 3. The Rideau River and Canal from Bytown / Ottawa to Kingston Steamboating on the Rideau Canal by Mike Nelles, Historical Society of Ottawa, August 2007, ISBN 0-920960-84-7, Editor Adrian G. Ten Cate History of the Rideau Waterway, Ontario, Department of Energy and Resources Management, Toronto, 1970, no apparent ISBN. April 3, 2022: Invisible Army, Hard Times, Heartbreak and Heritage by Ed Bebee, 2010, ISBN 978-0-9696052-4-9, published by Ed Bebee and Friends of the Rideau,
4. United States Boats and Canals: The Story of the New York State Canals - Historical and Commercial Information, by Roy G. Finch, State Engineer and Surveyor, 1925, New York State Canal Corporation, (Copyright Renewed in 1998) 5. The St. Lawrence River and the Great Lakes: (Section 5) New May 4, 2022, also May 6, 2022: Canal Building on the St. Lawrence River - two centuries of work, 1779-1959, by Normand Lafreniere, Parks Canada, 1983, ISBN 0-660-11274-4. March 29, 2022: The St. Lawrence Ship Canal The Reference Shelf, Published by the H. W. Wilson Company, New York City, book written by Julia E. Johnsen, no ISBN March 10, 2022: The River Palace, by Walter Lewis and Rick Neilson, Dundurn Press, Toronto, ISBN 978-1-55002-793-8 (History of the Steamboat Kingston, Hamilton to Montreal) March 10, 2022: Early Days on the Great Lakes - The Art of William Armstrong, by Henry C. Campbell, ISBN 0-7710-1887-8, McClelland and Stewart, 1971 March 15, 2022: The Sault Ste. Marie Canal - by Jim Waycik, Parks Canada, No ISBN
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