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Technology in Transition. ex-lib. signed.

By: PASSFIELD, Robert W Environment Canada. Parks Canada.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Environment Canada, 1989,:

Seller ID: 76447


PASSFIELD, Robert W. Technology in Transition: The 'Soo" Ship Canal, 1889-1985. (Ottawa): Environment Canada, Canadian Parks Service, National Historic Parks and Sites, (1989). Pp 267. Illustrated. 8vo, ill. greyish-blue cardcovers. Studies in Archaeology, Architecture and History. A well researche d and readable account of the 'Soo' ship canal, an engineering marvel when completed in 1895: it had the world's first electrically-powered ship lock,was the first North American canal to be electrically-lighted, and include d what was then the longest lock ever built. The author connects its co... View more info

Construction du canal Rideau. in dj.

By: PASSFIELD, Robert W Parks Canada.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Parks Canada, 1982,:

Seller ID: 32642


PASSFIELD, Robert W. Construction du canal Rideau: Histoire illustrée. (Ottawa): Parks Canada, (1982). Pp 184. 8vo, blue cloth. A lovely illustrated French-language history of the Rideau Canal. Vg in dj. 22.50 View more info

Building the Rideau Canal : A Pictorial History.

By: PASSFIELD, Robert W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside / Parks Canada, Don Mills, Ont., 1982, ISBN:155041738x:

Seller ID: 51558


PASSFIELD, Robert W. Building the Rideau Canal : A Pictorial History. (Don Mills, Ont.): "Published by Fitzhenry & Whiteside in association with ParksCanada", (1982). First Edition. Pp (5),6-184. Double column. Profusely ill ustrated. 8vo, blue card covers. "This is the story of building the Rideau Canal, and of Colonel John By, Royal Engineers: his triumph in the face of a forbidding landscape, the ravages of malaria, and a hostile government inLondon, and ultimately his official disgrace...This book marked the 150th anniversary of the Rideau's opening in May 1832. It is highlight... View more info

Canal Lock Design and Construction : The Rideau Canal Experience, 1826-1982. Microfiche Report Series 57.

By: PASSFIELD, Robert W.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Parks Canada, Ottawa, 1983,:

Seller ID: 96034


PASSFIELD, Robert W. Canal Lock Design and Construction : The Rideau Canal Experience, 1826-1982. Microfiche Report Series 57. [Ottawa] : Parks Canada, (1983). Pp (2),[i]-viii,1-482,(2). Illustrated. 4to, black comb-bound, orange card covers. Contents : I. The 20 by 108 foot Gunboat Lock. II. The Proposed 50 by 150 foot Steamboat Lock. III. The Approved 33 by 134 foot River Steamboat Lock. IV. Lock Operating Mechanisms. V. The Lock Gates: Design Evolution. ` Very good. Signed with inscription by the author. 200.00 View more info