Lock 18 - Grand Canal, IE
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member haggaeus
N 53° 16.181 W 006° 44.309
29U E 650813 N 5904656
Quick Description: Lock no. 18 on the main line of Grand Canal.
Location: Leinster, Ireland
Date Posted: 4/24/2013 2:11:35 PM
Waymark Code: WMGYK4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
Views: 2

Long Description:
The last rising lock when travelling from Dublin, followed by level to the junction of main and Barrow lines.
When I visited the site, it looked like the lock has not been used for a long time: the canal above the lock was full of floating reeds and other debris.
Waterway Name: Grand Canal - Main Line

Connected Points:
Dublin - Shannon Harbour

Type: Lock

Date Opened: 1/1/1784

Elevation Difference (meters): 2.00

Site Status: Operational

Web Site: [Web Link]

Date Closed (if applicable): Not listed

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