Merrimack Canal, Rolling Dam, Lowell, Middlesex County, MA
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Rolling Dam, Lowell, MA
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER MA-3-B
Building/structure dates: 1835 initial construction
Significance: Both the Rolling Dam and the Merrimack Dam were built in 1835 in order to provide intermediate levels between the Merrimack and Eastern Canals so that both could use the same wasteway.
Francis, James B.
Proprietors Of The Locks & Canals Of The Merrimack
Malone, Dr. Patrick M., Historian
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
1. Photocopy of a drawing (original in the Collection of the PL&C, Shelf 118, Drawing 187)--ca. 1836--DAM IN THE RACE FROM MERRIMACK CANAL, BUILT IN 1835
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