Working on the Shubenacadie Canal

Excerpt from River of Dreams: The Saga of the Shubenacadie Canal

Three steamers were build to work on the Shubenacadie Canal. Although there is no surviving image or drawing of the Avery, the Mayflower or the Lockport, we can imagine them through descriptions left by people during the working years of the canal.

 Sketch of the Avery working on the Canal.

Sketch of the Avery working on the Canal.