The use of electricity on the Lachine Canal

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s.n. , [Montréal?
Canals -- Québec (Province), Lachine Canal (Qu
Statementby L.A. Herdt.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 99679
ContributionsCanadian Society of Civil Engineers.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (14 fr.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17470997M
ISBN 100665996799

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The Lachine Canal (Canal de Lachine in French) is a canal passing through the southwestern part of the Island of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, running kilometres from the Old Port of Montreal to Lake Saint-Louis, through the boroughs of Lachine, Lasalle and the canal construction there was a lake, "Lac St Pierre".

The lake and its rivers can be seen on the maps of Montreal of Navigation authority: Parks Canada. With its simple electric drive, anyone can control this craft with no experience of boat handling. Cruising in a “Ruban Bleu Ace” offers the opportunity to explore the Lachine Canal in complete independence and total silence.

The Ace is fitted with a Watt motor giving a speed of Knots. This Book is Out of Print Construction of the Lachine Canal starting in played a pivotal role in the industrial development of Montreal and all of Canada.

Ships could bypass the previously insurmountable rapids and reach the Great Lakes. This fully illustrated album is indispensable for those interested in inland navigation and industrial history.

The Lachine Canal is a National Historic Site because of its industrial legacy.

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The canal was the entry point for a major canal network which linked the Atlantic Ocean to the core of North America. You can feel its historical significance as you admire the red-brick factories.

The use of electricity on the Lachine Canal book Lachine Canal, which is over one hundred years old, suffered a long period of neglect after having played a key role in the development of Canadian industry. The area’s industrial buildings and topography, from Montreal’s Old Port to the municipality of Lachine, and its relationship to the city were recorded by Clara Gutsche and David.

From mid-May to mid-October, come and enjoy the calm waters of the Lachine Canal for a kayak, pedal boat or electric boat ride. The Canal offers a full range of activities for watersport enthusiasts. Bring your own non-motorized boat or rent one.

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But Maja Vodanovic, the mayor of the Lachine borough, said the city, which owns the site, would need to spend $ million to repair damage to the marina caused by flooding in and The berth marina, located on a peninsula near the mouth of the Lachine Canal, was damaged by flooding in and Renovations would cost $ million, the city said.

Renovations would. The enlargement of the whole canal was completed in the Spring ofbut it was not till that the canal was excavated to its full width a very expensive undertaking, as the cutting was through Silurian limestone for some distance inland.

The first steamer between Lachine and the "Cascades" ran in Hotel in Downtown Montreal, Montréal ( miles from Lachine Canal) Located in Griffintown, Hôtel Alt Montréal is within metres of the Lachine Canal and 1 km of the Old Port. This eco-friendly hotel offers an on-site snack bar, fitness centre and free WiFi.

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Come aboard one of these electricity-powered boats and enjoy a charming excursion along the Old Port and Lachine Canal. Along the water, discover the Old Port’s marine life and historical heritage.

See Montreal through a totally new perspective. So, if Canada hoped to challenge New York City’s hold on the western trade, a ship canal around the Lachine rapids near Montreal was a must [7].

Bythe difficulties of river current, rocky soil, influence peddling, and labor problems were overcome, and a series of locks and short canals with a water depth of m were constructed, and.

Autoroute 20 passes through Lachine, which is also served by the Lachine commuter train station. Most noticeable of Lachine's features is the Lachine Canal and its recreational facilities, including the Lachine Canal National Historic the canal's inlet, in the southern part of the borough, are located The Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site, René Lévesque Park (on a long.

At that time, Lachine was composed of three distinct districts, linked by the King's Highway: a dense working class area grew up around the brewery and the Montreal & New York railroad terminal; in the centre, near the first inlet to the canal and the Montreal and Lachine railroad terminal was the home base for salaried employees and government.

This was nothing compared with the kilometre long Erie Canal, or the Welland Canal with its metre drop over 42 kilometres, but what set the Lachine Canal apart was the fact that all the locks were built of stone, rather than wood, metres thick and sealed to prevent leaks.

Since at least the s plans for the St. Lawrence project had included a power dam flooding out the Lachine Rapids. In the s, the Canadian government approached Maurice Duplessis, the Union Nationale Premier of Quebec, about developing hydro-electricity from the Lachine Rapids as part of the St.

Lawrence project. Lieu Historique National du Canal-de-Lachine is open: Sun - Sat AM - PM; Buy tickets in advance on Tripadvisor. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund/ TripAdvisor reviews. Breadcrumb Trail Links. News; Local News; Makeshift shrine set up for 8-year-old killed by car near Lachine Canal.

A woman stopped her car at a. The Lachine Canal, the Atlantic Ocean's once upon a time chief entry to the North American continent is of major historical significance.

It's also a Montreal treasure to locals and a fairly popular tourist attraction ever since its restoration and reopening to pleasure boating in breathed new life into the kilometers (9 miles) that make up this Canadian National Historic Site.

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Winding through Montréal’s southwest borough, the Lachine Canal National Historic Site is a multi-faceted attraction that offers a welcome respite from urban hustle and bustle.

For leisure and recreation, the well-maintained path that runs along the canal offers one of the best spots in the city to walk, run or cycle. The canal itself is ideal for kayaking or navigating with an electric.

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