Feeder Canal Clippings
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16000 06/24/1981 Port Colborne News Phase one of restoration begins History of feeder canal and the plans to develop and restore the canal; Wainfleet Old Feeder Canal Association
16601 02/12/1983 Evening Tribune Feeder group's chief predicts big changes Plans for development and growth of interest in the feeder canal; Wainfleet Old Feeder Canal Association
16002 09/01/1982 Welland Tribune Barbecue held by feeder canal association Variety of events held to highlight activities mad raise funds for Old Feeder Canal Association; Wainfleet Old feeder Canal Association
16003 04/26/1983 Tribune Award grant Rehabilitate old Feeder Canal group receives grant for summer clean up projects; Wainfleet Old Feeder Canal Association
16004 03/19/1982 Tribune Conservation club plans 1982 projects Descriptions of projects planned for feeder canal; Wainfleet Old Feeder Canal Association
16005 02/07/1983 Tribune Mention feeder Wainfleet Council wants Tourist Council to include feeder in tourist pamphlet; Wainfleet Old Feeder Canal Association
16006 12/02/1981 Welland Trib. ROF $34,768 grant Rehabilitate Old Feeder Canal group receives funding to continue clean up of feeder canal; Wainfleet Feeder Canal Association
16008 02/10/1983 Well. Trib. Interest grows in old feeder Paul Bailey discusses interest in the feeder canal and the development of the feeder; Wainfleet Old Feeder Canal Association
16009 08/11/1982 Well. Trib. Feeder canal group raises money Rehabilitate Old Feeder Canal group plan events to raise money for restoration and development of feeder canal; Wainfleet Old Feeder Canal Association
16010 n.d. Welland Tribune No decision on old hall Rehabilitate Old Feeder Canal looks for site for historical museum; Wainfleet Old Feeder Canal Association
16011 05/03/1982 Welland Tribune Students to research feeder canal Rehabilitation Old Feeder Canal Association hires students to research and produce history of feeder canal
16012 04/16/1982 Evening Trib. Restoring the feeder Paul Bailey and the restoration project, including history of the feeder; Wainfleet Old Feeder Canal Association
16013 04/17/1984 Welland Trib. Canal parks planned/Feeder canal history Plans for development of parks and history of feeder canal planned; Wainfleet Old Feeder Canal Association
16014 02/10/1893 Well.Trib. Old canal beckoned family Bailey family's long history with the canal spures Paul Bailey's interest in Rehabilitate the Old Feeder Canal Association; Wainfleet Old Feeder Canal Association
16015 05/23/84 Evening Trib. Canal group denied funds Funding for Old Feeder Canal Association denied
16016 09/06/1981 Evening Trib. Seven men cleanup crew works on feeder canal in rehabilitation plan Summer program to clear brush and weeds from historic feeder canal by Old Feeder Canal Group; photo included, Wainfleet and Wainfleet Township R Old Feeder Canal
17008/B 31/ 01/1980 Evening Tribune Feeder Canal report out The Rehabilitate the Old Feeder Canal Association compiled a study stating that the Feeder Canal could be a recreational asset to the peninsula
17009 13/06/1985 Welland Tribune Students look back at township history Two university students compile information of Wainfleet's history and genealogy
17010/B 05/02/1980 Evening Tribune Feeder Canal's history vital to development - plans to rehabilitate the Old Feeder Canal are prompted by its historic importance
17011/B 18/07/1979 Port Colborne News Students to study Old Feeder Canal - feasibility studies on the Old Feeder Canal made possible by Young Canada Works grant
17012/B 05/03/1979 Evening Tribune New lease on life for Feeder Canal - plans to redevelop Feeder Canal
17013/B 1965
Area leaders discuss Feeder conservation - committee appointed to discuss maintaining Feeder Canal
17014/B 19/07/1958 Evening Tribune Feeder Canal From Grand River to Welland Opened Up Inland Country - paper prepared by Mr. And Mrs. A.E. Hern stresses the historical importance of the canal and discusses its state of disuse
17015/B 30/08/1956 Evening Tribune Remove Another Landmark of Old Welland Canal Days - the removal of the old bascule bridge (Feeder Canal)
17016/B 30/08/1970 Evening Tribune Centennial Feature- Welland Feeder Canal An Artery of Commerce - special centennial report stating how the Feeder Canal was a passage of commerce
17017/B 15/10/1980 Port Colborne News/Wainfleet Area News William Hamilton Merritt Attends Wainfleet Council - William Hamilton Merritt (actor David McKenzie) addresses the Wainfleet Council concerning the importance of the Feeder Canal
17018/B 07/11/1979 Port Colborne News Students view early canal display -article and photograph of William E. Brown history students viewing models of the early canal
17019/B 06/02/1980 Port Colborne News Feeder Canal feasibility study presented The Rehabilitate the Old Feeder Canal Association presents a study which states that the canal can be used as/for a source of recreation, history and aid to farmers.
17020/B 1/08/1979 Port Colborne News Lifestyles - photographs of dinner put on by the feeder canal rehabilitation committee
17021/B 20/08/1970 Evening Tribune (copy 2) Centennial Feature- Welland Feeder Canal An Artery of Commerce - special centennial report stating how the Feeder Canal was a passage of commerce
17022/B 17/12/1958 Evening Tribune Wainfleet Not Interested In Owning Feeder Canal Wainfleet Council passes resolution to not own or upkeep the Feeder Canal.
17023/B 12/01/1962 Evening Tribune Development Ass'n Studies Reopening of Feeder Canal Officials of the Niagara Regional Development Association study plan to open the Feeder Canal into the Welland River.
17024/B 06/07/1968 Evening Tribune This Youngster Still Favors Feeder for Fishing - photograph of a boy fishing in the Feeder Canal.
17025/B 1935 The Welland Ship Canal, 1913-1932 Feeder Canal -map of the Feeder Canal
17026/B 19/07/1958 Evening Tribune (copy 2) Feeder Canal From Grand River to Welland Opened Up Inland Country - paper prepared by Mr. And Mrs. A.E. Hern stresses the historical importance of the canal and discusses its state of disuse
17027/B
Th Feeder Canal (copy 2) A paper prepared by Mr. And Mrs. A.E. Hern of Port Robinson - a history of the making, opening and use of the canal
17028/C
History of the Welland Canals
- history and physical description of the Welland Canals; photographs of ship, S.S. LeMoyne
17029 1958 The Welland Canal
- school child's project on the Welland Canal; photographs of the Lincoln Street bridge, new aqueduct, drag line opening channel to new aqueduct
17030/D


-photographs of Great Twin locks in Thorold and S.S. LeMoyne
17031/E 13/04/1967
Triple Drowning Inquest- Barricades, Reflectors Urged for Canal Streets After a tragic car accident in which three teenagers died after plunging into the canal, a coroner's jury recommends that reflectors and barricades be used on streets leading to canals.
17032 04/05/1967 Evening Tribune Welland Canal History on Canvas - photographs of Mrs. Ruthven McMillan displaying canvas works on canal history