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SMITHS FALLS COMBINED Lock 29 a

location_on Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada
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SMITHS FALLS COMBINED Lock 29 a also called Rideau Canal.Smiths Falls features the best transition from old to new at the Rideau. Concerns over site visitors regulations of the swing bridge, caused the construction of a new excessive stage bridge. The bridge layout required that the lock be relocated and a brand new electrically operated unmarried lock changed the authentic flight of three locks. You can nevertheless see the antique flight of locks on account that, fortunately for us, they had been left intact. The Rideau Canal Visitor Information Centre, providing many thrilling well-known shows, is placed adjacent to the lock. Take a short hike to the car parking zone underneath the water tower. The stone preserving wall that you see right here is in reality the top few toes of the unique 23 foot excessive dam that once blocked the waft of the Rideau River. This location changed into back filled within the latter a part of the twentieth century.

In the centre of city is the Smiths Falls Combined lock with a boost of 7.9 m, the single highest carry of any Rideau lock. It became built in 1973-seventy four, changing a flight of three locks, which are nonetheless in existence, although not used anymore. Once you're into the basin, take a second to stop and go to the Rideau Canal Visitor Information Centre.

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