Lock 28 South on the Miami & Erie Canal - Franklin, Ohio
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bluejacket01
N 39° 32.942 W 084° 18.787
16S E 730869 N 4381155
Quick Description: Known as 'Clutch's Paper Mill lock', lock 28 is buried in earth up to the top of the lock walls, which can still be seen.
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 10/26/2013 2:38:13 PM
Waymark Code: WMJBVB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
Views: 5

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: Remnants

Web Site: [Web Link]

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