Feeder Canal Junction Lock Remnant- Welland, ON
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503
N 42° 58.442 W 079° 15.464
17T E 642070 N 4759403
Quick Description: A remnant of a larger canal system
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 4/18/2012 12:08:50 AM
Waymark Code: WME8DT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member BarbershopDru
Views: 1

Long Description:
This area is all that remains of the former Junction Lock of the Feeder Canal. Built in 1845, the lock allowed boats and barges to enter the Welland Canal. The Feeder Canal was an older canal which stretched all the way to Dunnville. This canal lock operated until 1914. Today all that remains are a the cement walls of the lock and some of the metal pieces. A plaque was placed by the Welland Historical Society in 2002.
Type: Remnant

Fee: None

Hours:
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