Erie Canal, Empire Lock Number 29, Fort Hunter, Montgomery County, NY
Empire Lock Number 29, Fort Hunter, NY
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER NY-17
Building/structure dates: 1841 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1885 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1970
National Register Number: 66000530
Significance: Part of the remaining fabric of a historic transportation system. Adjacent to remains of Empire Lock No. 20, part of DeWitt Clinton's Big Ditch of 1822. Its 8-foot lift replaced the original 4-foot lock. Improvements were made on Lock 29 in 1885.
Locks (hydraulic Facilities)
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer
Huberman, R. Carole, Historian
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
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