The Beauharnois Canal Locks

by D. McIntyre,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 4, Pg. 1-13

Document Type: Journal Paper


In Soulanges Section of St. Lawrence river power canal 15 mi long provides deep water navigation channel from Lake St. Francis to Lake St. Louis near Beauharnois, Que; hydraulic features of Seaway structures designed for 10,000 ft Beauharnois section with emphasis on adaptations to site requirements; single separate locks with approaches and short connecting channel were constructed.

Subject Headings: Canals | Locks (waterway) | Hydro power | Lakes | Hydraulic design | Navigation (waterway) | Structural design | Construction sites

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