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Home > Massachusetts > Lowell > Eastern Canal, Boott Penstock, Between Eastern & Merrimack Canals, Lowell, Middlesex County, MA



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Photocopy Of A Drawing (original In The Collection Of The Pl&c, Shelf 144, Drawing 1) Plan Of Boott Penstock, July 14, 1906
HB549995
Photocopy Of A Drawing (original In The Collection Of The Pl&c, Shelf 144, Drawing 1) Plan Of Boott Penstock, July 14, 1906
Boott Canal And Outlet Of Boott Penstock Looking Northeast Towards Boott Dam, With Boott Mills On The Right: Jack Boucher, Photographer 1976
HB549996
Boott Canal And Outlet Of Boott Penstock Looking Northeast Towards Boott Dam, With Boott Mills On The Right: Jack Boucher, Photographer 1976


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Item Title


Location
Between Eastern & Merrimack Canals, Lowell, MA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MA-7-B
Building/structure dates: 1906 initial construction
Significance: The existing penstock is fifth in a succession of channels conveying water from the Eastern Canal to the Merrimack Canal. The first of the penstocks was probably built about 1835, at the same time as the Boott Mills and the original Boott Dam.

Subjects
Brick Buildings
Hydraulic Engineering
Textile Industry


Related Names
Francis, James B.
Boott Manufacturing Company
Boott, Kirk
Proprietors Of The Locks & Canals On The Merrimack
Malone, Dr. Patrick M., Historian
Boucher, Jack, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Photocopy of a drawing (original in the Collection of the PL&C, Shelf 144, Drawing 1) PLAN OF BOOTT PENSTOCK, JULY 14, 1906
2. BOOTT CANAL AND OUTLET OF BOOTT PENSTOCK LOOKING NORTHEAST TOWARDS BOOTT DAM, WITH BOOTT MILLS ON THE RIGHT: Jack Boucher, Photographer 1976


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