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Illinois & Michigan Canal, DesPlaines River Guard-Locks, Below Lift Lock No. 5, Joliet, Will County, IL



B&W Photos

HB451343
Lock No

HB451344
Brandon Guard Lock Addition, Built In 1933; Looking Northeast.


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Item Title


Location
Below Lift Lock No. 5, Joliet vicinity, IL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER IL-115
Building/structure dates: 1846 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1933 demolished
National Register Number: 66000332
Significance: The Illinois and Michigan Canal originally crossed the DePlaines River at Joliet behind a slackwater dam. A guard lock along the river was built along with Lift Lock No. 5; with the completion of the Illinois Waterway in 1933 this guard lock was destroyed and a new one was built near the Brandon Road Lock and Dam at Rockdale.

Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. LOCK NO. 5 FROM DOWNSTREAM SHOWING RECESSES FOR LOCK GATES; LOCK WALLS HAVE BEEN COVERED WITH CONCRETE.
2. BRANDON GUARD LOCK ADDITION, BUILT IN 1933; LOOKING NORTHEAST.


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