An Introduction to the St. Lawrence Canal System
between Montreal, Quebec and Kingston, Ontario


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June 27, 2021:
Map of St. Lawrence Canal, 1848
New May 4, 2022: Added a new book to our Bibliography Boats web page. Canal Building on the St. Lawrence River - two centuries of work, 1779-1959, by Normand Lafreniere, Parks Canada, 1983, ISBN 0-660-11274-4.
by Normand Lafreniere 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 Picture Source: Pointe Maligne (Cornwall),L'Infiniment Oubliee, Presence francaise dans le Haut Saint-Laurent ontarien, by Nicole V. Champeau, page 143, Nicole Champeau, Pointe Maligne (Cornwall),L'Infiniment Oubliee
Text Block Source: Easterbrook and Aitken, page 196 Easterbrook chapter on lumbering

June 24, 2021:
Here is an article from the Ottawa Citizen in 1849 advertizing for the British Government to purchase three steam boats to be delivered to Montreal to be used on the St. Lawrence Canals. One was for Lake St. Louis, one for Lake St. Francis and the third was to be located between Cornwall and Prescott.
Steam Boat Tenders for the St. Lawrence Canals
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