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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1K6D_an-upstream-battle_Montreal-Quebec.html
English: In the early 19th century, navigators could avoid the rapids between Lake St. Louis and Lake St. Fran├žois by using a number of small canals built by the military around 1780. Nothing of the sort allowed navigators to bypass the Lachine…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1K6C_growing-with-the-times_Montreal-Quebec.html
English: This lock provides evidence of the first canal enlargement, which doubled the dimensions of the waterway and locks. Reduced from seven to five, the new locks were built parallel to the old. this one was used for navigation until 1926, t…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1JXD_a-wonderful-new-addition_Montreal-Quebec.html
English: This little branch is all that remains of the first canal of 1825. The low stone walls were added in the 1930s. The lock stood under your feet. The canal subsequently followed the current route to the port of Montreal, located 13.5 kilom…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1JX3_full-steam-ahead_Montreal-Quebec.html
English: Barely 20 years after its opening, the canal was no longer up to the task, unable to accommodate larger ships. It was widened for the first time in 1843 to 1848 in one of a series of large-scale projects ordered by the Colonial Office of…
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