Lock 16 South on the Miami & Erie Canal - Tipp City, Ohio
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bluejacket01
N 39° 55.668 W 084° 09.977
16S E 742157 N 4423588
Quick Description: Known as the 'Picayune lock', lock 16 is located on private property adjacent to Tipp Canal Road and the Great Miami River Trail, and can be seen by peering over the fence.
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 10/26/2013 2:37:02 PM
Waymark Code: WMJBV9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
Views: 2

Long Description:
The Miami & Erie Canal was in full operation roughly from 1845 to 1913. Details about the Miami & Erie Canal can be found at the web sites of the Canal Society of Ohio and the American Canal Society (also listed below). Wikipedia contains a good summary of the canal's history, and a number of interesting links, including plat maps of the canal arranged by county.
Waterway Name: The Miami & Erie Canal

Connected Points:
Connected Lake Erie to the Ohio River, from Toledo to Cincinnati, Ohio; for a distance of 200 miles


Type: Lock

Date Opened: 7/1/1845

Date Closed (if applicable): 7/1/1906

Elevation Difference (meters): 2.00

Site Status: Inactive

Web Site: [Web Link]

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