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Carden Dalton History Notes

Editors Note : The Lift Locks is actually situated in Carden Township

The Opening at Kirkfield
Peterborough June 23, 1907
The Trent canal authorities have issued the program for the official opening of Kirkfield lift lock on July 6. The Government will be represented by Hon. Rudolphe Lemieux, Postmaster General and Minister of Labour and Mr. M.J. Butler, Deputy Minister of Railways and Canals. Invitations have been issued to members of Parliament, Senators and Provincial members. The new lock has a lift of 48 feet and differs from Peterborough in being built of steel instead of concrete. The opening of the lock gives access to Lake Simcoe and completes 160 miles of navigable canal.

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