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St. Lucie Canal, St. Lucie Lock No. 1, St. Lucie, Cross State Canal, Okeechobee Intracoas, Stuart, Martin County, FL



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Location
Okeechobee Intracoas, Stuart vicinity, FL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER FL-20-A
Building/structure dates: 1937 initial construction
Significance: Engineered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville Office in 1937, St. Lucie Lock and Dam 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 Coast via Lake Okeechobee.

Subjects
Canals
Dams
Locks


Related Names
US Engineer Office, Jacksonville, FL War Departmen
Cleary Brothers Construction Company, West Palm Be


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
View of St. Lucie Lock Reservation area sign at entrance to reservation with control house in background at right, view towards northwest
Distant view from downstream of lock with southeast machinery house, SF 109, and timber guide wall on left, exterior view of closed lower lock gates and hydro-electric power house and dam in background, view towards west
View downstream of timber guide wall downstream from SE corner of lock, view towards east
Oblique view of southwest and southeast sides of hydro-electric power house with upstream side of dam to left and concrete pylon at upper entrance to lock on right, view towards north
Oblique view of southwest and southeast side of northwest machinery house and hydro-electric power house, concrete pylon at upstream entrance to lock in foreground, view towards north
view downstream of inside of lower lock gates closed with southeast machinery house, SF 109, on right, view towards northeast
Interior view of almost closed lower lock gates and northeast machinery house, SF 107 on left, view towards north
Oblique view of southeast and southwest sides of southeast machinery house, SF 107, showing interior of lower lock wall and closed interior of upper lock gate to right, view towards north
Oblique view of southeast machinery house, SF 109, with NE machinery house in background, at downstream end of lock, view towards north northwest
Oblique view of southeast machinery house, SF 109, at downstream end of lock, with interior of lack gate at left, view towards southeast
Oblique view of northeast and northwest sides of northeast machinery house, control house in background, view towards south
Detail view of lower gate from above
View of lock while being filled through partially opened upper lock gates, with control house on left and boats in lock, view towards southwest
View from downstream of lock with northeast machinery house, SF 107, at center, exterior view of closed lower lock gates and concrete pylon on right, view towards west
Oblique view of interior of lack gates and northeast and northwest sides of southwest machinery house, view towards south
planar view of interior southeast side of lock wall with southeast machinery house in background, downstream (easternmost) section of lock, view toward southeast
Planar view of interior southeast side of lock wall, middle (eastern) section of lock, control house on right, view towards southeast
Planar view of interior southeast side of lock wall, middle (western) section of lock, control house on left, view towards southeast
Planar view of interior of southeast side of lock wall, upstream (westernmost) section of lock, propane tank in background, view towards southeast
Planar view of interior northwest side of lock wall, hydro-electric power house and dam in background, westernmost section of lock, view towards northwest
Planar view of interior northwest side of lock wall lock No. 2 control house in background, middle western section of lock, view towards northwest
Planar view of interior northwest side of lock wall, diversion spillway in background, middle-eastern middle-eastern section of lock, view towards northwest
Planar view of interior northwest side of lock wall, northeast machinery house and diversion spillway in background, easternmost section of lock, view towards northwest
View of northwest sides of dam and gates, view towards southeast
View of southeast end of dam, view towards southeast
Detail view of two northernmost gates, view towards south
Detail view of northwest sides of concrete dam, view towards southeast
Detail view of closed spillway gate
Downstream view of diversion spillway, view towards northeast
Closer view of diversion spillway, view towards north
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Upper gate structure masonry plan- north side
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Upper gate structure, masonry plan- south side
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Upper gate structure, masonry plan- masonry elevations.
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Lock Chamber plan.
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Lock Chamber elevation and sections.
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Lock chamber reinforcing.
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Lock chamber wales.
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Lock chamber steel sheet piling & miscellaneous
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Lock chamber manhole sheet piling & crossover.
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Lower gate structure masonry elevations.
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Lower gate structure masonry plan- north side
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Lower gate structure masonry plan-south side
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Sector gates erection sheet A
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Sector gates erection sheet B
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Sector gates, face plates- lower gate
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Sector gates, verticals & diagonals-canal side, upper gate.
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Sector gates, vertical struts- lower gate
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Sector gates, horizontal struts-canal side.
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Sector gates, horizontal struts-recess side.
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Sector gates, internal struts- nose beams.
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Sector gates, face plates- lower gate.
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Sector gates, verticals & diagonals- recess side, lower gate.
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Sector gates, fenders & screens
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Sector gates, segmental girders.
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Sector gates, gate operating rack
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Sector gates, walkway & handrail
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Guide & connecting walls, timber guide walls
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Guide & connecting walls, connecting walls
Lock No. 1- St. Lucie Canal. Staff gages.


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