Date: 1894
Photographer: Unknown
Source: Jack Gieck, A Photo Album of Ohio's Canal Era, 1825-1913, Kent State University Press, 1988, 1992 .
Collection: Baus Collection, Roscoe Village Foundation
Description: "Lock components are clearly visible... in this scene at Five Miles Lock in Brecksville (on the Ohio and Erie south of Cleveland): sandstone walls, wooden gates with long balance beam sweeps, the control handle in the foreground for opening and closing the butterfly valve in the lower gate (foreground). Water is at upper level; 1894."
A Photo Album of Ohio's Canal Era, 1825-1913, Kent State University Press, 1988, 1992, courtesy University of Akron Archives.


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