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Canal Archive: Bridging the Years
Explores the creation of the Bridgewater Canal, the building of the Manchester Ship Canal, the development Trafford Park and the decline and rebirth of the waterfront as Salford Quays.
http://www.canalarchive.org.uk/

Canal Junction
A guide and leisure directory for British canals, cruising guides and background about culture, tradition, heritage, engineering, and folk art plus links to leisure companies.
http://www.canaljunction.com/

Canalia: Waterways Directory
Listings including boat hire, charter, brokerage and business opportunities.
http://www.canalia.com/waterwaysdirectory/

Carillon Canal National Historic Site of Canada
This waterway allows users to bypass the Long-Sault rapids on the Ottawa River. Built in 1833 for the military, it soon became used for commerce.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/qc/canalcarillon/index_e.asp

Chambly Canal National Historic Site of Canada
This canal opened in 1843 to allow uninterrupted navigation between Lake Champlain and the Chambly Basin. Popular today with pleasure boaters.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/qc/chambly/index_e.asp

Champlain Canal
History, boating information, maps, photos and business services available to travelers and shoppers on this canal in upstate New York, USA.
http://www.champlaincanal.net/

Cruising the Canals and Rivers of Europe
A monthly newsletter with articles and information on traveling the waterways of 14 countries of Europe.
http://www.eurocanals.com/

Dismal SwampCanal
This historic canal is a frequent route for boaters traveling the American Intercoastal Waterway (ICW). Historical data, photos, travel links, and other useful information.
http://www.dismalswamp.net/

Dudley Canal Trust
A brief history of Dudley Tunnel and famous limestone mines. Information for boaters requiring passage through the 2888m long tunnel,and information on boattrips into the limestone mines under Dudley
http://dudleycanaltrust.org.uk/

Erie Canal: The Building of the Great Western Canal
The Erie Canal became the superhighway of transportation in the 1800s and opened up the Upper Midwest of the United States to farming and migration.
http://geography.about.com/library/weekly/aa102000a.htm

Falkirk Wheel & Millennium Link
A tourist guide to the Forth and Clyde and Union canals and the Falkirk Wheel boatlift in central Scotland.
http://www.falkirk-wheel.com/

Jim Shead's Waterways Information
Information on UK navigable rivers and canals, including tables of locks and distances, map, history, tunnels, aqueducts, bibliography, articles, photographs, and glossary.
http://jim-shead.com/

Lachine Canal National Historic Site of Canada
This canal opened in 1825 as the doorway to waterways linking the Atlantic to the heart of North America. Replaced in 1970, it was being reopened in 2002 for pleasure boating.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/lhn-nhs/qc/canallachine/index.aspx

Lancaster Canal History and Information
Including information on the towns, villages, boatyards, boating, pubs and facilities nearby.
http://www.alucard.co.uk/lancaster

New York State Canal System
Information on the Erie, Champlain, Oswego and Cayuga-Seneca canal system, towns along the canals, things to do, things to see, boat operators, and other information.
http://www.canals.ny.gov/

Pennine Waterways
Dedicated to the canals of the South Pennines, UK: Huddersfield, Ashton, Rochdale and Peak Forest Canals. Features restoration of Huddersfield Canal and virtual cruises.
http://www.penninewaterways.co.uk/

Rideau Canal National Historic Site of Canada
A chain of lakes, rivers and canals winding 202 km from Kingston, at the head of Lake Ontario, to Ottawa, Canada's capital city.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/lhn-nhs/on/rideau/index.aspx

Rideau Canal Waterway
A portal to the sights, activities and businesses along this canal and waterway between Kingston and Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Virtual tours, business directory, boating information and FAQs.
http://www.rideau-info.com/canal/

River Thames Guide
The many attractions of the River Thames including cruises, boating, restaurants, hotels, museums, theatres, galleries even properties and more, interestingly and helpfully reviewed.
http://www.riverthames.co.uk/

Saint-Ours Canal
A National Historic Site of Canada, this canal was opened in 1849 and allows watercraft to link Lake Champlain with the Saint Lawrence River. Today, pleasure boating has replaced commercial boating.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/qc/saintours/activ/index_e.asp

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal National Historic Site of Canada
This canal opened in 1843 to join lac Saint-Louis and lac des Deux-Montagnes, at the mouth of the Ottawa River. Today, pleasure boating has replaced commercial boating.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/qc/annedebellevue/index_e.asp

Sault Ste. Marie Canal National Historic Site of Canada
This canal was opened in 1895 to bypass rapids between lakes Huron and Superior, thus completing an all-Canadian route from the head of Lake Superior to the Atlantic Ocean.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/lhn-nhs/on/ssmarie/index.aspx

St. Peters Canal National Historic Site of Canada
This canal links the Atlantic Ocean with Bras d'Or Lake. Started in 1854, the canal was completed in 1869 and has the only functioning lock system in Nova Scotia.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/lhn-nhs/ns/stpeters/index.aspx

Standedge Tunnel Visitor Centre
Details and visitor information about the highest, longest, deepest canal tunnel in Britain.
http://canalrivertrust.org.uk/standedge-tunnel

The Anderton Boat Lift
The official site of the Anderton Boat lift, the world's first and the UK's only working boat lift.
https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/anderton-boat-lift

The Burgundy Canal
Information about barges, cruising, boating and navigation on this canal in France.
http://www.burgundy-canal.com/

The Falkirk Wheel
Information on the rotating boat lift connecting the Union Canal with the Forth and Clyde Canal in the UK. History, design, visitor and contact information.
https://www.scottishcanals.co.uk/falkirk-wheel/

The Horseboating Society
Promoting horseboating and preserving the heritage and skills of this once common form of transport. Information on horse drawn trip boats and horse drawn boat journeys.
http://www.horseboating.org.uk/

The Millennium Link (1999-2002)
An information and picture resource of the restoration of the Forth and Clyde and Union Canals in Scotland, including construction of the Falkirk Wheel. Includes a webcam archive of the wheel's operation.
http://www.gentles.info/link/

Trent Severn Waterway OnLine Cruising Guide
A guide to this waterway linking Lake Ontario with Georgian Bay in Ontario, Canada. Includes maps, instructions, regulations, pictures and sailing directions.
http://www.cruising.ca/trent/index.html

Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site of Canada
This waterway meanders 386 km across Central Ontario, linking Lake Ontario with Georgian Bay.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/lhn-nhs/on/trentsevern/index.aspx