Lock 25, Whitewater Canal, Metamora, IN
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow
N 39° 26.818 W 085° 08.162
16S E 660389 N 4368036
Quick Description: Inactive lock on the White Water Canal. The lock now holds a water wheel that is used to power the adjacent working grain mill. The mill was built to take advantage of the water power from the canal.
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 11/11/2007 5:20:23 AM
Waymark Code: WM2JBR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 45

Long Description:
Lock 25 was part of the White Water Canal, and the town of Metamora grew up nearby, and is quite the tourist attraction. The town retains the character of a mid 19th century town. Many quaint period buildings now house shops. Nice day trip from Cincinati or Indianapolis areas. The state runs a canal boat on the section downstream from this lock. Other locks can be seen downstream.

Waterway Name: Whitewater Canal

Connected Points:
Lawrenceburg, Indiana on the Ohio River to Hagerstown, Indiana. Another canal allowed boats to travel into Cincinnati, OH


Type: Lock

Date Opened: 01/01/1847

Date Closed (if applicable): 12/31/1865

Elevation Difference (meters): 2.00

Site Status: Inactive

Web Site: [Web Link]

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