The first of the “Imperial Tower” lighthouses to be completed and the first official lighthouse on Lake Huron's Georgian Bay. Constructed in 1857, it was one of 6 similar lighthouses commissioned by the province of Canada West. These lights were . . . — — Map (db m196039) HM
[English] First installed as only a “temporary” boat transfer system at Big Chute, this veteran marine railway has been upgraded over the years to meet the changing demands of Waterway boat traffic.
The marine railway before you is still . . . — — Map (db m196010) HM
The Last Post
Charles H.L. MacDonald
a native son
This memorial was
erected in grateful
and loving memory of
the heroes who fell in
the Great War 1914 –
1918 A.D. . . . — — Map (db m196040) WM
County of Simcoe
The original Creemore Bridge was erected on this site between 1912 and 1913 by the County Council of Simcoe.
The concrete piers were constructed by J.J. Dumond Contractors of Brentwood and the double-intersection Warren . . . — — Map (db m196164) HM
Numerous surveys dating back to the 1790s led to the selection of Port Severn as the western outlet for the Trent Canal. In 1913, York Construction company won a contract to build a main regulating dam, small water control dams . . . — — Map (db m196033) HM
Water Control Dams
A complex system of dams was needed to manage water levels for navigation on the lower Severn River. In many cases older timber structures built by loggers were replaced with concrete.
Port Severn – The . . . — — Map (db m196025) HM