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Ortona Lock, Lock No. 2, Machinery and Control Houses, Caloosahatchee River, Cross-State Canal, Okeechobe, Ortona, Glades County, FL



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Location
Okeechobe, Ortona vicinity, FL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER FL-19-B
Building/structure dates: 1937 initial construction
Significance: The five control houses are significant for their role in the operation of the lock and spillway gates.

Subjects
Machinery


Related Names
U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers, Jacksonville
Spadaro Construction Co.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
VIEW OF UPSTREAM (EAST) SIDES OF UPPER (EAST) END OF LOCK, SOUTHEAST AND NORTHEAST CONTROL HOUSES, LOCK UNDER REPAIR, BUILDING NOS. 51, 52 AND SOUTHWEST CONTROL HOUSE IN BACKGROUND, VIEW TOWARDS WEST-NORTHWEST
VIEW OF SOUTH SIDES OF CONTROL HOUSES (SOUTHEAST IN FOREGROUND, NORTHEAST IN BACKGROUND), LOCK UNDER REPAIR, VIEW TOWARDS NORTH
PLANAR VIEW OF SOUTH SIDE OF NORTHEAST UPPER CONTROL HOUSE, LOCK DRAINED, VIEW TOWARDS NORTH
VIEW OF NORTH SIDE OF NORTHEAST CONTROL HOUSE WITH SOUTHEAST CONTROL HOUSE IN BACKGROUND, LOCK UNDER REPAIR, VIEW TOWARDS SOUTH
OBLIQUE VIEW OF SOUTH UPPER (EAST) LOCK WALL AND NORTH AND EAST SIDE OF SOUTHEAST CONTROL HOUSE, SPILLWAY IN BACKGROUND, VIEW TOWARDS SOUTH
OBLIQUE VIEW OF NORTH AND EAST SIDES OF NORTHWEST CONTROL HOUSE WITH SOUTHWEST CONTROL HOUSE IN BACKGROUND, VIEW TOWARDS SOUTH
OBLIQUE VIEW OF SOUTH AND WEST SIDES OF SOUTHWEST CONTROL HOUSE WITH NORTHWEST CONTROL HOUSE AND BUILDING NO. 52 IN BACKGROUND, VIEW TOWARDS NORTH
DETAIL VIEW OF GENERAL ELECTRIC PLAQUE INSIDE NORTHWEST CONTROL HOUSE SHOWING MANUFACTURING SPECIFICATIONS AND SWASTICA IN LOWER RIGHT CORNER


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