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Hamilton Canal, Jackson Street, Lowell, Middlesex County, MA



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Location
Jackson Street vicinity, Lowell, MA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MA-4
Building/structure dates: 1826 initial construction
Significance: The Hamilton Canal branches off of the Pawtucket Canal just above the Swamp Locks, and powered the Appleton and Hamilton Mills. It marked the beginning of the second phase of construction of the canal system.

Subjects
Canals
Brick Buildings
Locks (hydraulic Facilities)


Related Names
Hamilton Manufacturing Company
Merrimack Manufacturing Company
Proprietors Of The Locks & Canals On The Merrimack
Boott, Kirk
Beard, Ithamar A.
Moody, Paul
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. GENERAL VIEW OF THE HAMILTON CANAL TAKEN WHILE THE SYSTEM WAS DRAINED W. Richard Ansteth, Photographer 1975
2. HAMILTON CAN LOOKING DOWNSTREAM TO THE EAST; APPLETON MILLS TO THE LEFT HAMILTON MILLS IN BACKGROUND Jack Boucher, Photographer 1976
3. PENSTOCK ENTRANCES WITH RACKS, APPLETON MILLS, HAMILTON CANAL Jack Boucher, Photographer 1976
4. PENSTOCK ENTRANCE WITH RACK AT THE APPLETON MILLS Jack Boucher, Photographer 1976


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