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Photographer: Barry Swackhamer
Taken: June 15, 2014
Caption: Benching - An early construction technique Marker
Additional Description: Captions: (insert on the left) Original design for stop gates at Port Wallace, 1829, by Francis Hall.; (insert on the right) In this model of the stop gate you can see the two swing beams mounted on the top of the two gates which can be pushed open to allow a barge or vessel to pass or closed to maintain the level of Lake Charles.
Submitted: October 19, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
Database Locator Identification Number: p289414
File Size: 3.557 Megabytes
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