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Canal de Lachine / Lachine Canal – Canada (1)

Canal de Lachine / Lachine Canal - Canada (1)


Canal de Lachine / Lachine Canal, Montréal (Canada): Lock No. 2 at the downstream end of the canal on 8 May 2004, looking at the City of Montréal in bckground. Built in 1821, the canal is 13 km long, 5.5 m deep and the total head difference is 15.9 m. It was designed for shipping navigation on the Saint Laurent river around the Lachine Rapids. It was disused since the completion of the Saint Laurent Seaway.


8 May 2004


Hubert Chanson, Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland, Australia

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