Lock 18, Miami and Erie Canal
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member Web-ling
N 39° 50.444 W 084° 09.525
16S E 743108 N 4413943
Quick Description: Lock 18 is located in a park in Dayton, Ohio
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 4/15/2012 6:01:46 PM
Waymark Code: WME7WP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 13

Long Description:
The Miami and Erie Canal was constructed between the years from 1820 to 1845. The canal connected Lake Erie near Toledo to the Ohio River near Cincinnati. It also incorporated several branch canals. Lock 18 is one of 103 locks along the length of the canal.

The canal operated for many years, transporting cargo across Ohio and beyond. By 1906, the canal was no longer in operation, primarily due to the dominance of the railroad.
Waterway Name: Miami and Erie Canal

Connected Points:
Lake Erie and the Ohio River

Type: Lock

Date Opened: 1/1/1845

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

Elevation Difference (meters): 3.00

Site Status: Inactive

Web Site: [Web Link]

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