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Lehigh Canal, Lock 10, 2,300 feet south of Weissport-Lehighton Bridge, Weissport, Carbon County, PA

Lehigh Canal, Lock 10, 2,300 feet south of Weissport-Lehighton Bridge, Weissport, Carbon County, PA

 
 
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Significance: 22 by 100 foot lock constructed in 1829 by the Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company. The tenth of twelve locks in the 5.5 mile Section One between Dam 1 at Jim Thorpe and the outlet lock at Parryville. Loft: 7.8 feet. Condition: mitre gates lying in master overflow, lock in stable condition but part of west wall is washed out, a timber and concrete spillway has been built at the upstream end and there is a good flow of water over it and through the bypass channel.
Survey number: HAER PA-165
Building/structure dates: 1829 Initial Construction

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Lehigh Coal & Navigation Company
Stott, Peter H, historian
Lowe, Jet, photographer
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Library of Congress
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