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Photograph of Construction of Barge Canal Lock 5, Waterford, August 1908

Erie Canal. Construction of Lock 5
New York State Archives, NYSA_11833-06_C011_2312
 
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This photograph was taken August 20, 1908 and shows the construction of Lock 5 at Waterford and the massive concrete structures of the Barge Canal locks. Wood frames that were used as forms for pouring cement hang from the lock's walls.
 

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