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The end of the excavated channel that links with the Tay Marsh
The end of the excavated channel that links with the Tay Marsh.
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At 110,7 km on the Rideau Canal

The Tay Canal branch of the Rideau Canal extends from Beveridges Lockstation to the town of Perth. The canal ends in the middle of the town at a large turning basin lined with timber crib wharves. The Tay Canal passes through the extensive Tay marshes.

 

 

Cultural Resources

Bridge – A king post swing bridge, 1888. CRM2.

Bridgeman’s house – A frame one-and-a-half-storey house, 1890. CRM2.

Turning Basin – A basin, approximately 75 m by 110 m, 1890. CRM2.

A small, frame house was occupied by the bridgeman
A small, frame house was occupied by the bridgeman responsible for the swing bridge in Perth.
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The large turning basin
The large turning basin at Perth marks the end of the Tay Canal.
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