The Historic Welland Canal
between Lake Erie and Lake Ontario

(between Canada and the United States)






frontpage1.jpg Painting by Ruth McMillan in 1976 Shows the Head of the Rideau Canal Locks in Ottawa, Canada in 1893 __________________________________________________________________

April 3, 2022: The following painting by John Stogart appears on page 227 in Passage to the Sea, the Story of Canada Steamship Lines, by Edgar Andrew Collard, Doubleday Canada Limited, ISBN 0-385-25168-8.
The Welland Canal

July 4, 2021: The next two text blocks are from page 269 and page 270 of the book The Empire of the St. Lawrence by Donald Creighton:
The Welland Canal The Welland Canal

July 8, 2021:
The Welland Canal

New July 10, 2021:
The Welland Canal, scanwell21
September 26, 2021: Laying Power Cables to the GM Plant across the Welland Canal in 1965-66. This is the beginning of some work I'll be doing regarding Canal Labourers between 1780 and 1860. The following two pages are from the beginning of the book Called Common Labour - Workers and the Digging of North American Canals, 1780-1860, (hardback) by Peter Way, Cambridge University Press, 1993, ISBN 0-521-44033-5.
Canal Map from Text Book


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