Lachine, a town of Jacques Cartier co., Quebec, on Lake St. Louis, opposite Caughnawaga, and on the Grand Trunk and the Canadian Pacific Rs., 8 miles SW. of Montreal. It is the summer residence of many city people and a favorite resort of pleasure-parties during the winter. It has a large tannery, brewery, pickle-factories, etc. The Lachine Canal extends from this point to Montreal (9 miles), circumventing the Lachine Rapids. All the water-commerce between Montreal and the west passes through this canal, which has 5 locks and a rise of 45 feet. Pop. in 1900, 5561.
Lippincotts New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher
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