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Remarks on the Lachine Canal

Remarks on the Lachine Canal

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Published by s.n.] in [Montreal? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canals -- Québec (Province),
  • Lachine Canal (Quebec).

  • Edition Notes

    Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Library of the Public Archives of Canada. Ottawa : Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions, 1983.

    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 21122
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (24 fr.).
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19196576M
    ISBN 100665211228

    The Lachine Canal stretches across the southern edge of the Island of Montreal. (Radio-Canada) A section of the Lachine Canal bike path west of Atwater Ave. will be closed until The project of binding Montreal and Lachine by canal dates from the begin- nings of the colony. A missionary writes in that the first French establishment in the St. Lawrence is Lachine, and that it would be easy to make a canal there by means of the river St. Pierre.


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Lachine Canal. likes 6 talking about this 62 were here. Parks Canada’s official Facebook page for the Lachine Canal. Kindly note that this /5(3). Document Type: Book: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reproduction of original in: Library of the Public Archives of Canada.

Additional Physical Format: Print version: Remarks on the Lachine Canal. [Montreal?]: [publisher not identified], (OCoLC) Material Type. 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 Construction began: J Lachine (ləshēn`), city ( pop. 35,), S Que., Canada, on Montreal island, at the east end of Lake St. Louis just SW of industries include iron and steel foundries and the manufacture of tires, electrical appliances, and electronics.

Lachine was first settled in and in was the scene of a battle between the French and the Iroquois. We recommend booking Lieu Historique National du Canal-de-Lachine tours ahead of time to secure your spot.

If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 3 Lieu Historique National du Canal-de-Lachine tours on Tripadvisor/5(). The Lachine Canal has a rich history and it played a vital role in the growth and development of Montreal.

Contemplated as far back as as a means to allow ships to navigate past the dangerous Lachine Rapids, construction of the Lachine Canal did not start until and it first opened to vessels in /5. Located in Griffintown, Hôtel Alt Montréal is within feet of the Lachine Canal and mi of the Old Port.

This eco-friendly hotel offers an on-site snack bar, fitness center and free WiFi. L'Hotel Particulier Griffintown is an urban B&B located in Montreal's Griffintown District.

The property. Each year for the last quarter century, millions of visitors have taken over the banks of the Lachine Canal. Whether by foot, bike or boat, the Canal amazes with its stunning scenery and with one. Gouvernement du Canada - Parcs Canada Lieu historique national du Canal-de-Lachine.

Français; Conditions régissant l'utilisation; Lachine Canal National Historic Site. Motoring to historical canal Lachine in Montreal and in Saint-Louis lake. Rent bikes at Ca Roule Montreal (27 rue de la Commune Est), and bike along the Lachine Canal, past the old mills, warehouses and grain elevators that line the waterway.

Along the route, you’ll spot boats waiting for the water to rise at locks so they can move onward. Lieu Historique National du Canal-de-Lachine: A beautiful dedicated bike path along the canal - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for 5/5(). Canal-de-Lachine. K likes.

Page Facebook officielle de Parcs Canada pour le Canal de Lachine. Veuillez noter que ce compte n'est pas surveillé 24 heures 7 jours sur 7.

Conditions /5(6). The Lachine Canal (Canal de Lachine), which runs 9 miles ( kilometers) from Montreal’s Old Port to Lake St. Louis, was built in to allow ships to bypass the dangerous Lachine Rapids. Today, the canal is lined with parks, bike paths, public art, and bustling residential neighborhoods, as well as the Fur Trade National Historic Site.

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.

The Lachine Canal and the city get their name from the French word for China (La Chine). The Europeans sought to find a route from New France to the Western Sea, and from there to China and hence the canal was name Lachine.

The Lachine Canal are in walking distance if you are interested in more information/10(). Arrondissements Lachine and LaSalle. Rehabilitation of the canal walls, between Lafleur and Angrignon bridges Period: August 5, to July Proponent: Government of Canada.

Notice to users: To ensure the safety of users and workers, the entire area will be closed for the duration of the Canada recommends that cyclists follow the signs installed near the site that will.

The Lachine Canal Tour Cruise. Passing through the locks, cruise through years of history about the Lachine Canal aboard the Petit Navire II. Departure: Jacques-Cartier Quay in the Old Port of. Due to COVID, many events and attractions listed on the website may be cancelled or closed.

The Lachine Canal Tour Cruise. Passing through the locks, cruise through years of history about the Lachine Canal aboard the Petit Navire II. Departure: Jacques-Cartier Quay in the Old Port of. If you think the Lachine Canal is impressive right now, just wait until the federal government’s $ million upgrades to the small bridges, walls and spillways are complete.

The improvements are desperately needed, so that the canal doesn’t become a failed urban opportunity, straddled on both sides by new condo developments. 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. Appreciate an impressive work of engineering at Lieu Historique National du Canal-de-Lachine, an old canal now providing space for leisure and recreational activities.

First used inthe canal was designed to act as a gateway between the Atlantic and the heart of North America. Falling into Location: Rue McGill 6th Floor, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2E7 Canada.

The corridor formed by the Lachine Canal and the surrounding area was recognized as a National Historic Site of Canada in The canal, which opened inallowed for the navigation of the tumultuous waters of the upper Saint Lawrence River, and played a major role in the development of the western part of the country.

Construction of the Lachine Canal Bridge as part of the Turcot reconstruction of main infrastructures project, in Montreal. Features The work will be done in two phases, from to Other articles where Lachine Canal is discussed: La Salle: the western terminus of the Lachine Canal—an mile (km) waterway completed in the s to bypass the Lachine Rapids.

In the s the Montreal Aqueduct was built through the town from Lac Saint-Louis to serve the growing metropolis to the north.

Lachine Canal Street Art - Montreal ().jpg 4, × 2,; 7 MB Lachine Canal tangojpg × ; KB Lachine Canal Warning October JPG 3, × 2,; MBHeritage designation: national historic site of Canada.

The Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site (Lieu historique national de la Commerce-de-la-Fourrure-à-Lachine) is a historic building located in the borough of Lachine in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, at the western end of the Lachine is a National Historic Site of Canada.

Beginning in the 17th century, voyageurs would launch their canoes from this location to transport trade goods Location: Lachine in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 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 Sud-Ouest/10().

The Montreal and Lachine Railroad opened on Novemwith service between Bonaventure Station in Montreal and the Saint Lawrence River in to bypass the Lachine Rapids, it was 12 km railway merged with the Lake St. Louis and Province Railroad in under the name Montreal and New York Railroad.

Pointe-Saint-Charles community group Action-Gardien occupied a condo building's private wharf on the Lachine Canal to denounce what they say is a lack of public access to the water.

The official position taken by the Wikimedia Foundation is that "faithful reproductions of two-dimensional public domain works of art are public domain".This photographic reproduction is therefore also considered to be in the public domain in the United States.

The Lachine Canal was built in to bypass the Lachine rapids on the St. Lawrence River, which posed a serious obstacle to those traveling upriver. The canal, which links the old port of Montreal with the borough of Lachine, is now used only for recreational purposes.

SHLC Lachine Canal Map. SHLC General Plan of the entrance to the Lachine Canal drawn in In the center of the drawing, above the Windmill Point Basin, are the twin locks 1 & 2. To the left of these locks can be seen the bridge where the CN Rail line crosses the canal.

Further to the left up the canal is Lock 3 at St. Gabriel. Lachine Canal Pay List, Rod MacLeod. For the growing traffic along the St. Lawrence River, Montreal was a bottleneck. The rapids just upriver from the town were dangerous enough to oblige ships to dock in the port, unload their goods, and ship everything by cart westward to the village of Lachine, where other boats waited to sail on to the Great Lakes.

Since the canal was reopened for navigation inflotillas of pleasure and sightseeing boats glide along its calm waters. Old warehouses converted into luxury condos line the canal near Atwater market.

The Lachine Canal was originally built in as a means of bypassing the treacherous Lachine Rapids on the St Lawrence River. The Lachine Canal was built in It was built so ships could go from the Old Port to above Lachine on the river.

It is a distance of kilometres. The river is metres higher at the eastern end of the canal than at the Old Port. Ships go up and down the metre difference by using "locks". This is sad, sad news. 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.

Lachine synonyms, Lachine pronunciation, Lachine translation, English dictionary definition of Lachine. A borough of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on the south bank of Montreal Island. It was first settled as an estate by Sieur La Salle in and named for his. The Lachine Rapids are a series of rapids on the Saint Lawrence River, between the Island of Montreal and the south are located near the former city of Lachine Rapids contain large standing waves because the water volume and current do not change with respect to the permanent features in the riverbed, namely its shelf-like drops.

The Lachine Canal opened inthe same year as New York’s Erie Canal, and like the Erie, it was expanded and enhanced several times over its working life before being bypassed and superseded by the St. Lawrence Seaway in The once active waterway fell on hard times and finally closed to navigation.

A t the turn of the 20 th century, Montreal's Lachine Canal was a North American industrial powerhouse with sprawling factories packed shoulder-to-shoulder along Author: Bertrand Marotte.