Heavy wooden gates enclose the boat-sized stone
chamber. Lock operators added water to the chamber to
raise a boat headed upstream. They drained out water
to lower a boat headed downstream.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio and Erie Canal marker series.
Location. 41° 22.362′ N, 81° 36.771′ W. Marker is in Valley View, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail and Hillside Road. marker is located at the Canal Exploration Center on the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7104 Canal Road, Cleveland OH 44125, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mule Power (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Valley View Veterans Honor Roll
Categories. • Waterways & Vessels •
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 26, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.