Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | March 21, 2017

Long Sault – New Town Number 2 – THE LIVING RIVER – SECRETS of the ST. LAWRENCE.

An aerial photograph looking north east of the development of New Town, Number 2, Long Sault, January 9, 1958.

Long Sault was built for the former inhabitants of Mille Roches and Moulinette.

These photographs are a sample of photographs donated to the archives at the Cornwall Community Museum in 2014 depicting the building of the St. Lawrence Seaway.

 

 

Long Sault looking north west, Nay 5, 1958.

 

 

 

 

 

Long Sault, May 5, 1958.

More than 80 well illustrated pages are dedicated to the building of the St. Lawrence Seaway and Ontario Hydro Project and the Lost Villages in THE LIVING RIVER – SECRETS OF THE ST. LAWRENCE, from MONTREAL to CORNWALL to PRESCOTT, printed by QUARRY PRESS, and authored by Ian Bowering and Lor Pelton.

 

This book is only available at the Cornwall Community Museum by contacting Ian at Ian10@bellnet.ca, for $30, plus postage if you cannot visit the museum.  It is not available anywhere else in CORNWALL or SD & G.  Or from QUARRY PRESS.

The photographs shown here are not duplicated in the book.

 

 

Looking west on Bethune Ave., Long Sault, Oct. 28, 1957.

 

 

 

 

Household Economics, Public School, Long Sault, May 7, 1958. Pictured are Lynda Daye at the sewing machine, Jane Gowsell ironing, Pam Johnston Rothwell (wearing the dress) and Jean Barclay and Carol Daye in the background.

 

 

 

 

Public School Hall, Long Sault, May 1, 1958.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Separate School classroom, Long Sault, May 1, 1958.

Note the British Union Jack!  You wouldn’t see that today!

 

 

 

 

Laying of the cornerstone of the United Church, Long Sault, May, 1958.

 

 

 

 

 

The Anglican Church, Long Sault, May 5, 1958.

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