The World-Wide Panorama

Sumer Solstice / World Heritage edition June 19-21, 2004
Rideau Canal, Ontario, Canada, June 20, 2004

Lower Brewers, Lock 45
N4423.370' W76 19.500'

1 Locks with a single lift of 4.0m (13ft).  Cataraqui River was diverted from its original route through the canal.  A small dam and later hydroelectric station was built to use the surplus waste water.  The station sits below the weir.  Storage elevator for a grist mill sits on the far side of the weir.  A defensible locks master's house sits beside the lock.

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The photos for this pan were shoot over several minuets.  It shows the locks masters allowing a ship to enter by moving the swing bridge.  And then later opening the other end of the lock to lower the water level.
2004/06/20 At 2:00 PM EST

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