Archives: Historic sites

All of CSCE historic sites

St. Andrew’s Lock and Dam

Site Location: Lat.: 50° – 5’ – 4” N.; Long.: 96° – 56’ – 36” W. (GPR: 50.084313, -96.9433363). From Portage and Main in Winnipeg, take Main Street north for 8.9 km, where it becomes Provincial Trunk Highway (PTH) 9. Continue north on PTH 9 for 17.3 km and turn right (east) on Highway 44. […]

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The Whirlpool (Spanish) Aero Car

This Historic Project is commemorated jointly by CSCE and the AIC (Asociación de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos de España – Spanish Civil Engineering Association) Site Location: Lat.: 43° – 07’ – 05” N; Long.: 79° – 04’ – 08” W. (GPS: 43.1180306, -79.0687889) 3850 Niagara Pkwy, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 3E8. Travelling eastbound […]

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South Saskatchewan River Weir

Site Location: Lat.: 52 – 8 – 29 N; Long.: 106 – 38 – 39 W. (GPS: 52.1414227, -106.6440736) From Trans-Canada Highway 16, take College Drive/Hwy 5 west for 3.3 km, crossing the South Saskatchewan River. Turn right (north) on Spadina Crescent E, and proceed 1.3 km to the entrance to the weir parking lot, […]

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Snare Hydro System

Site Location: Lat.: 63° – 30’ – 41” N; Long.: 116° – 0’ – 29” W. (GPS: 63.5113384, -116.0081107). Accessible by pontoon-equipped aircraft only in the summer. Plaque Location: The plaque is located on the west wall at the south west corner of the powerhouse. Description: The eight Megawatt Snare River Hydro Power Plant was […]

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Shoal Lake Aqueduct

Site Location: The Shoal Lake Aqueduct and the Greater Winnipeg Water District railway occupy the same right-of-way from Winnipeg to Shoal Lake via Deacon, Millbrook, Monominto, Larkhill, Spruce, Hadashville (where it crosses the Trans-Canada Highway) and McMunn. Plaque Location: Lat.: 49o – 53’ – 56”N; Long.: 97o – 7’ – 58”W. (GPS: 49.89873, -97.1329812). The […]

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Shubenacadie Canal

Site Location: The ends of the Shubenacadie Canal are at Dartmouth, NS, Lat.: 44° – 39’ – 36” N; Long.: 63° – 33’ – 36” W. (GPS: 44.66, -63.56) and Maitland, NS, Lat.: 45° – 19’ – 12” N; Long.: 63° – 29’ – 24” W (GPS: 45.32, -63.49). Plaque Location: Lat.: 44° – 42’ […]

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Robie Street Reservoir

Site Location: Lat.: 44° – 39’ – 51” N.; Long.: 63° – 36’ – 33” W. (GPS: 44.6642361, -63.6091145). Travelling south on NS-102 S in Halifax, continue straight for 1.8 km on Bayers Road to Windsor Street where Bayers Road becomes Young Street. Continue 0.55 km on Young Street, turn left (northwest) on Robie Street, […]

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Reversing Falls Bridges

Site Location: Lat.: 45° – 15’ – 37” N; Long. 66° – 5’ – 40” W. (GPS 45.2602132, -66.0944696). Take the NB-100 exit, Exit 119A-B on the Trans-Canada Highway 1 toward Catherwood St/Reversing Falls/Rue Catherwood. After 0.3 km, at the Lancaster Mall, 0.3 km, turn right onto Fundy Coastal Drive/River Valley Scenic Drive/Raynes Blvd/NB-100. Continue […]

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Regina Powerhouse

Site Location: Lat.: 50° – 25’ – 59” N; Long.: 104° – 35’ – 47” W. (GPS: 50.4329518, -104.5963372). 2903 Powerhouse Drive, Regina. From the intersection of Trans Canada Highway 1 and Highway 33 (the Ring Road), drive 2.1 km West on E. Victoria Ave. Turn left (south) on Winnipeg Street following it, after 1.4 […]

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Red River Floodway

Site Location: Inlet Control Structure: Lat.: 49° – 45’ – 3” N; Long. 97° – 8’ – 1” W. (GPS: 49.750931, -97.133710). From Perimeter Highway/Trans-Canada Highway 100 take Lord Selkirk Highway/Pembina Highway/ PTH-75 S. After 2.7 km, turn left (east) onto Turnbull Drive, which soon turns to the south east, and after 1 km turn […]

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