The Welland Canal

The Welland Canal is a short 27 mile ship canal connecting Lake Superior and Lake Erie, circumventing the Niagara Falls, operated by the United States and Canada. This inland waterway was first built between 1824 and 1830 by the Welland Canal Company, a private inland waterway company. Three more canals would be built; and fifth [...]

The Saint Lawrence Seaway

The Saint Lawrence Seaway is a joint United States-Canada 370-mile seaway that permits ocean freighters to transit from the western end of Lake Superior to the Atlantic Ocean by way of a continuous chain of channels, canals, and locks.  Others describe the Seaway from Montreal, Quebec, through the Welland Canal to Lake Erie. A system [...]