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Rideau waterway

Author: Robert Ferguson Legget
Publisher: Toronto [Ontario] : University of Toronto Press, 2001. ©1986
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Since the publication of the first edition in 1955, Rideau Waterway has informed and delighted readers, among them historians, engineers, and vacationers. First revised in 1972, this classic guide has once again been brought up to date in a new edition.
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Legget, Robert Ferguson.
Rideau waterway.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2001, ©1986
312 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Ferguson Legget
ISBN: 9781442627819 1442627816
OCLC Number: 1055589314
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (323 pages) : illustrations, photographs
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Preface --
Rideau Waterway --
The Setting --
Why the Canal Was Built --
Building the Canal --
Financial Worries --
John By, Soldier and Administrator --
Down the Years --
Cruising the Canal: Kingston to Chaffeys Lock --
Cruising the Rideau Lakes: Chaffeys Lock to Poonamalie --
Down the Rideau: Poonamalie to Ottawa --
The Canal in Ottawa: Hog's Back to the Ottawa River --
Bytown and Ottawa --
APPENDIX A: References --
APPENDIX B: The Superintending Engineers and Superintendents --
APPENDIX C: Information, Charts, and Maps --
APPENDIX D: Fishing on the Rideau Waterway --
APPENDIX E: Table of Mileages, Lifts, and Clearances --
Note on the 1986 edition --
Acknowledgments from the 1955 edition --
Index --
A --
B --
C --
D --
E --
F --
G --
H --
I --
J --
K --
L --
M --
N --
O --
P --
Q --
R --
S --
T --
U --
V --
W --
Y.
Responsibility: Robert Legget.

Abstract:

Since the publication of the first edition in 1955, Rideau Waterway has informed and delighted readers, among them historians, engineers, and vacationers. First revised in 1972, this classic guide has once again been brought up to date in a new edition.

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