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Moody Street Feeder, Moody Street, Lowell, Middlesex County, MA



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Location
Moody Street vicinity, Lowell, MA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MA-9
Building/structure dates: 1848 initial construction
Significance: The Moody Street Feeder consists of three brick-vaulted tunnels which increased the amount of water in the Merrimack and Eastern Canals by transporting water directly from the Western Canal, just below the junction with the Northern Canal.

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Tunnels
Hydraulic Engineering


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


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. ENTRANCE TO THE FEEDER, TAKEN WHEN 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 155) SECTION OF THE MOODY STREET FEEDER, DECEMBER 30, 1847


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