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Moore Haven Lock, Hurricane Gate No. 1, Cross-State Canal, Okeechobee Intracoastal Waterwa, Moore Haven, Glades County, FL



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Location
Okeechobee Intracoastal Waterwa, Moore Haven vicinity, FL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER FL-18-A
Building/structure dates: 1935 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 2000 subsequent work
Significance: Engineered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville Office in 1934, Moore Haven Lock was designed for preventive measures during hurricanes, floods, and droughts while allowing navigation on the Okeechobee Intracoastal Waterway, a 155-mile passage connecting the Gulf of Mexico with the Atlantic Ocean via Lake Okeechobee.

Subjects
Lock Gates
Hurricanes


Related Names
U.S. Engineer Office, Jacksonville
Edgar H. Latham Construction Co.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
OBLIQUE VIEW OF EXTERIOR OF LOWER LOCK GATES (SOUTHERN), WITH WAREHOUSE, LOCKTENDER'S OFFICE, AND UPPER GATES (NORTHERN) IN BACKGROUND, VIEW TOWARDS NORTH
TIMBER GUIDE WALL AT DOWNSTREAM (SOUTHEAST) CORNER OF LOCK, WITH US HIGHWAY 27 (FL 720) BRIDGE IN BACKGROUND, VIEW TOWARDS SOUTH
OBLIQUE VIEW OF SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LOCK WALL WITH WAREHOUSE, MAINTENANCE DEPOT SLIP, AND LOCKTENDER'S OFFICE IN BACKGROUND, LOWER LOCK GATES ON RIGHT, VIEW TOWARDS NORTHWEST
PLANAR VIEW OF SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LOCK WALL WITH LOWER LOCK GATE ON LEFT, VIEW TOWARDS WEST
PLANAR VIEW OF SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOCK WALL WITH LOWER LOCK GATE ON LEFT, VIEW TOWARDS EAST
VIEW OF EXTERIOR OF EASTERN LOWER LOCK (SOUTHERN) GATE WHILE OPENING WITH SPILLWAY IN BACKGROUND, VIEW TOWARDS EAST
OBLIQUE VIEW OF INTERIOR OF LOWER (SOUTHERN) LOCK GATES WHILE DRAINED FOR REPAIRS, US HIGHWAY 27 (FL 720) BRIDGE IN BACKGROUND, VIEW TOWARDS SOUTH-SOUTHEAST
OBLIQUE VIEW OF INTERIOR OF LOWER (SOUTHERN) LOCK GATES WHILE DRAINED FOR REPAIRS, VIEW TOWARDS SOUTHWEST
PLANAR VIEW OF INTERIOR OF SOUTHERNMOST SECTION OF EASTERN WALL OF LOCK, VIEW TOWARDS EAST
PLANAR VIEW OF INTERIOR OF SOUTHERNMOST SECTION OF WESTERN WALL OF LOCK, VIEW TOWARDS WEST
PLANAR VIEW OF INTERIOR OF CENTER SECTION OF EASTERN WALL OF LOCK, VIEW TOWARDS EAST
PLANAR VIEW OF INTERIOR OF CENTER SECTION OF WESTERN WALL OF LOCK, WAREHOUSE IN BACKGROUND, VIEW TOWARDS WEST
PLANAR VIEW OF INTERIOR OF NORTHERNMOST SECTION OF EASTERN WALL OF LOCK, VIEW TOWARDS EAST
PLANAR VIEW OF INTERIOR OF NORTHERNMOST SECTION OF WESTERN WALL OF LOCK, LOCKTENDER'S OFFICE IN BACKGROUND, VIEW TOWARDS WEST
LOWER OBLIQUE VIEW OF INTERIOR OF UPPER (NORTHERN) LOCK GATES WITH CONTROL HOUSE ON LEFT, VIEW TOWARDS NORTHWEST
INTERIOR VIEW OF UPPER (NORTHERN) LOCK GATES WHILE DRAINED FOR REPAIRS, VIEW TOWARDS NORTH
OBLIQUE VIEW OF INTERIOR OF UPPER (NORTHERN) LOCK GATES WITH NORTHEAST LOCK WALL ON RIGHT, VIEW TOWARDS NORTHEAST
OBLIQUE VIEW OF INTERIOR OF UPPER (NORTHERN) LOCK GATES WHILE DRAINED FOR REPAIRS, VIEW TOWARDS NORTHEAST
OBLIQUE VIEW OF INTERIOR OF UPPER (NORTHERN) LOCK GATES WITH LEVEE AND DAM IN BACKGROUND, VIEW TOWARDS EAST
UPPER OBLIQUE VIEW OF INTERIOR OF UPPER (NORTHERN) LOCK GATES WITH CONTROL HOUSE ON LEFT, VIEW TOWARDS NORTHWEST
PLANAR VIEW OF NORTHWEST LOCK WALL, NORTHWEST LOCK GATE, CLOSED, AND EAST SIDE OF CONTROL HOUSE, LOCKTENDER'S OFFICE ON LEFT, LEVEE ON RIGHT, VIEW TOWARDS WEST
VERTICAL VIEW OF EXTERIOR OF UPPER (NORTHERN) LOCK GATES WITH CONTROL HOUSE AND WAREHOUSE IN BACKGROUND, VIEW TOWARDS SOUTHWEST
OBLIQUE VIEW OF EXTERIOR OF UPPER (NORTHERN) GATES WITH CONTROL HOUSE IN BACKGROUND, VIEW TOWARDS SOUTHWEST
INTERIOR DETAIL VIEW OF INSIDE OF NORTHWEST (UPPER) LOCK GATE, VIEW DOWNWARDS
PLANAR VIEW OF NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOCK WALL, EXTERIOR OF UPPER GATES (NORTHERN) ON LEFT, BAFFLES FOR DRAINING OF LOCK ON RIGHT, LEVEE IN BACKGROUND, VIEW TOWARDS WEST
DISTANT VIEW OF EXTERIOR OD UPPER (NORTHERN) LOCK GATES, WITH TIMBER GUIDE WALL AND CONTROL HOUSE ON RIGHT AND TIMBER PYLONS AND LEVEE ON LEFT, BAFFLES ARE IN FRONT OF GATES FOR THE DRAINING OF THE LOCK, VIEW TOWARDS SOUTH
OBLIQUE VIEW OF TIMBER GUIDE WALL AT NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOCK, VIEW TOWARDS NORTH


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