New Jones Falls Locks 39-42 Rideau Canal Stock Photos

New Jones Falls Locks 39-42 Rideau Canal Stock Photos

Jones Falls Locks 39-42 Rideau Canal. A new collection of stock images from Ernie Hunter. The lock system at Jones Falls comprises of three locks in flight, a turning basin and one detached lock. A 60 foot dam was built with stone blocks, hauled from a quarry six miles away, hand cut to fit so tight no mortar was needed. It still stands as it was built 181 years ago. In 1832, it was the largest dam in North America at 360 feet long and 60 feet high. The masonry contractor, John Redpath, went on to start…

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