By reason of the shorter and cheaper haul down the St. Lawrence there was a greater volume of grain shipped out of Montreal last season than the combined grain shipments out of all other Atlantic ports. The locks of the New Welland Canal, now being constructed and well advanced towards completion, are seven in number and capable of locking vessels ... continued
THE wealth of the Indies was the objective of Columbus and the early explorers in their search for a westward passage to the Orient. The Portuguese navigator Antonio Galvao in 1550, in the belief that no channel-way existed between the Atlantic and Pacific, recommended that an isthmian canal be built-the precursor of the present Panama Canal. Herna... continued
NO MORE RAILROAD WRECKS will be caused by disregard of block signals after July 1, 1924, if an order just issued by the Interstate Commerce Commission in accordance with permission given to it by the Esch-Cummins Act of 1920, becomes of effect in March, and works out as intended.