Plan of a part of the line of the Welland Canal Shewing the intended deviaton [sic] Between St. Catherines and Thorold
AbstractHistoric map showing the First Welland Canal from the 22nd to 4th locks, with proposed deviations for the Second Welland Canal. North is oriented to the bottom right corner. A description written below the title reads: “N.B. The Red lines dew the deviation proposed by MefsTs Baird of Killaly for schooner Navigation. The Yellow lines shew the deviation proposed by Lt. Colonel Phillpotts if the Canal be enlarged for the Navigation of Steam Boats.” The map includes location of locks, raceways, reservoirs, as well as mills that operated along the canal. Each lock is labelled with the rise measured in feet. Some areas of land along the proposed routes are labelled with the owner’s name, including prominent St. Catharines citizens such as: Oliver Phelps, Parnell, Secord, Grafs, Wilson, and Ball. Some roadways are shown but not labelled. Relief shown by shading.
Stamp on verso of Map Library's copy: "Map Division, Aug 26 1969, Public Archives of Canada." "V30/410 - Welland Canal - 1840" written on verso. Handwritten on verso: "From "Book no.33" Inland of the Canadas, 1840-41. To accompany Lt. Col. Phillpott's report."
Authorship indicated: Lt. Col. George Phillpotts.
Scale: 4 chains to 1 inch ; [ca. 1:3,168]
Digital reproduction: Library and Archives Canada, National Map Collection: NMC-34150. Black and white paper reproduction is available in Brock University MDGL. Call Number: G 3462 W45 1840 P535
Georeferenced and modified by Map, Data and GIS Library, Brock University.
Described in: Mapping Upper Canada, 1780-1867 / Joan Winearls. 1991. Reference no.: 124 (Pl.4)