Lock 28--Erie Canal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PTCRAZY
N 43° 03.740 W 077° 01.130
18T E 335612 N 4769714
Quick Description: This lock is located along Route 31 outside the village of Lyons, N.Y..
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 11/4/2006 7:20:34 PM
Waymark Code: WMXHB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 46

Long Description:
This is lock 28 on the Erie Canal. It is located about 1 mile outside of Lyons, New York along Route 31. This lock is quite active as this portion of the Erie Canal is quite scenic and most of the villages along this stretch of the canal have modernized their canal access to better accomodate boaters travelling the canal as tourists. There is two sets of lock gates here, one set is for the travellers and the other set leads into a dry dock area that the state uses for their tugs, repairing equipment, etc...
Waterway Name: Erie Canal

Connected Points:
links St. Lawrence to Lake Erie

Type: Lock

Date Opened: 08/01/1825

Elevation Difference (meters): 6.00

Site Status: Operational

Web Site: [Web Link]

Date Closed (if applicable): Not listed

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