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Old vs. new: The massive lift locks on the Trent Canal at Peterborough were the world's largest concrete structure when they were built in 1904. They lift boats up to 19.81 metres (65 feet); bypassing rapids on the Otonobee River which runs through the city; bisecting the nearly new campus of Trent University. Open in full size

Old vs. new: The massive lift locks on the Trent Canal at Peterborough were the world's largest concrete structure when they were built in 1904. They lift boats up to 19.81 metres (65 feet); bypassing rapids on the Otonobee River which runs through the city; bisecting the nearly new campus of Trent University.

Picture, 1982, English

Old vs. new: The massive lift locks on the Trent Canal at Peterborough were the world's largest concrete structure when they were built in 1904. They lift boats up to 19.81 metres (65 feet); bypassing rapids on the Otonobee River which runs through the city; bisecting the nearly new campus of Trent University.

Picture, 1982, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Peteboro

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0107614f