It will be 15 or 16 miles. There is a drop in the river from Morrisburg to where this dam would be erected of between 13 and 16 feet. We have between Morrisburg and the Long Sault a small rapid opposite Farran's Point and engineers say that it would practically do away with this rapid. It is a great inconvenience now to navigation and why ? Because steamers going west have to take to the Farran's Point canal instead of keeping to the river as they could not possibly
Subtopic: DEEP WATERWAYS COMMISSION.