Books Details and Images

Return to Search Page

Email us to Order / Enquire

CANADA. Department of Public Works. Georgian Bay Ship Canal.Report upon Survey, With Plans and Estimates of Cost, 1908.
Ottawa.King's Printer. 1909.
8vo. 26.5cm, xxii,601p., with 26 colour foldingmaps, 6 plates, 22 illustrations, 9 graphs, original printed grey wraps,expertly restored, fine thus. (cdn) This survey includes characteristicsof the route and details of the project; channels; locks, dams, bridges,etc. As well there are detailed descriptions locations and place in theprojected route; Montral to Des Joachims via the Ottawa river toGeorgian Bay. An exhaustive study it covered every detail including waterlevels, storage and supply, flow etc and considered lumber interests andfloating of logs; distances, time of transit; terminal harbours, lengthof the navigation season, time of construction; unit prices; detailedestimates of cost and summaries, with estimate plans; maintenance; bargecanal vs. ship canal; conclusions and acknowledgements.


Patrick McGahern Books Inc. • 11 Murray Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 9M5 • Phone 613-230-2275