Postcard showing a ship "Climbing the mountain" on the Welland Canal at Thorold

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Title

Postcard showing a ship "Climbing the mountain" on the Welland Canal at Thorold

Subject

Twin flight locks at Thorold

Description

Colour photographic postcard showing a ship "Climbing the mountain" on the twin flight locks on the Welland Canal at Thorold, c. 1960s-1970s. Txt on the back of the postcard reads: 'Locks 4, 5, 6 at Thorold, Ontario: The St. Lawrence Seaway in the broadest sense, is a huge water-way extending 2,300 miles from the Atlantic Ocean to the head of the Great Lakes in the heart of North America. The photo shows the lake vessel FORT YORK out of Montreal entering Lock 4 on its way up the mountain and showing another vessel in Lock 5 and another further up in Lock 6. This is the only series of flight locks on the Welland Canal section.'

Creator

H. R. Oakman; John Hinde Ltd.

Source

Welland Public Library Photo Collection

Date

c. 1960s-1970s

Rights

H. R. Oakman; John Hinde Ltd.

Format

Colour photographic postcard

Language

English

Type

Still image

Identifier

Storage - Welland Canal Binder #2 – Locks – WELD-loc-0011

Coverage

Thorold

Files

IMG_20230125_0006 (4).jpg
IMG_20230131_0001.jpg

Collection

Citation

H. R. Oakman; John Hinde Ltd., “Postcard showing a ship "Climbing the mountain" on the Welland Canal at Thorold,” Welland Public Library Local History, accessed April 15, 2024, https://omeka.wellandlibrary.ca/items/show/9472.