The Welland Canal

by W.A. O'Neil,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 2, Pg. 1-20

Document Type: Journal Paper


Canal connects Lake Erie to Lake Ontario, difference in elevation of 326.5 ft, and provides channel 25 ft deep and locks to accommodate vessels up to 735 ft long, so that navigation may bypass Niagara Falls; deepening on Welland Ship Canal to St. Lawrence Seaway standards is described.

Subject Headings: Canals | Lakes | Ships | Locks (waterway) | Navigation (waterway) | Great Lakes | Lake Erie | Lake Ontario

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