19TH CENTURY U.S. CANALS

Connecticut

 

 

Shelton (Falls) Canal

 

Derby and Shelton Map – 1898
A birds-eye view of the communities, showing the route of the canal.

 

Digital Public Library of America
Links to historic photos of the canal.

 

Housatonic River Shoreline
Includes current photos of the Ousatonic Dam and remnants of the canal.

 

Naugatuck Valley Textile Industry
Maps and historical photos of Derby, Shelton, the dams and canals begins on page 15.

 

Ousatanic Dam & Canals
A brief history and description of the canal and dam. Current photos.
 

Shelton
Historical photos of the canals,and an aerial illustration of Shelton shows the locations served by its canal begin on page 39, .

 

Shelton Life
A current photo of one of the canal locks.
 

Shelton Locks Historical Marker
A brief history and description of the dam and canal. Historical and current photos and links to related sites.
 

This Week in History
A brief description and history of the canal.

 

Rev. August, 2021