There’s More to the Story
Learn more about the bridges of the Welland Ship Canal.
Archival Document: Traffic Control Manual
Read through the Canal traffic control manual from the 1950s.
Podcast: Canal Crossings Mini-Series
Join Sara Nixon and Des Corran as they discuss the history of bridges on the Welland Ship Canal.
- E504: Canal Crossings – The Bridges
- E505: Canal Crossings – The Crossings Today
- E506: Canal Crossings – Bridge Accidents
- E507: Canal Crossings – Lifting Us Up
Video Series: Lego Challenge: Bridge Edition
Join Adrian Petry and take the Lego Challenge. Build bridges that are featured on the Welland Canal and around St. Catharines.
Website: The Historic Welland Canals Mapping Project
Created by Brock University Map Librarian Emeritus Colleen Beard, the map combines historic maps and aerial photographs with GIS (Geographic Information System) markers to track and pinpoint canal infrastructure on modern maps.
Artifact and Image Object Package: Bridges
Explore the Museum’s collection via eMuseum and see objects and photographs related to bridges that we weren’t able to put on display.
- This Great National Object by Roberta Styran and Robert Taylor
- This Colossal Project by Roberta Styran and Robert Taylor
- The Great Swivel Link: Canada’s Welland Canal by Roberta Styran and Robert Taylor
- Canada’s Canal City by John N. Jackson and Sheila M. Wilson