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Hamilton Canal, Guard Gates, Lowell, Middlesex County, MA



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Item Title


Location
Guard Gates, Lowell, MA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MA-4-A
Building/structure dates: 1847 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1853 subsequent work
Significance: The Guard Gates on the Hamilton Canal allow it to be drained independently of the rest of the canal system.

Subjects
Locks (hydraulic Facilities)
Hydraulic Engineering
Textile Industry


Related Names
Proprietors Of The Locks & Canals On The Merrimack
Malone, Dr. Patrick M., Historian
Ansteth, W. Richard, Photographer
Boucher, Jack, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. HAMILTON CANAL GUARD GATES WHILE THE CANAL SYSTEM WAS DRAINED: W. Richard Ansteth, Photographer 1975
2. Photocopy of a drawing (original in the Collection of the PL&C, Shelf 117, Drawing 323) GUARD GATES IN HAMILTON CANAL, NOVEMBER 12, 1852
3. Photocopy of a drawing (original in the Collection of the PL&C, Shelf 117, Drawing 322) GUARD GATES, HAMILTON CANAL, PLAN [& SECTION], OCTOBER 1, 1846
4. ONE OF THE TWO GATES FORMING THE HAMILTON GUARD GATES, VIEWED FROM THE SOUTH: Jack Boucher, Photographer 1976
5. DETAIL OF WINDLASS AND CHAIN, LOOKING NORTH ACROSS THE CANAL: Jack Boucher, Photographer 1976
6. DETAIL OF WINDLASS AND IN ON ONE OF HAMILTON GUARD GATES: Jack Boucher, Photographer 1976


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