NS4871 : Dalmuir Drop Lock

taken 9 years ago, near to Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Dalmuir Drop Lock
Dalmuir Drop Lock
The Forth and Clyde Canal passes under Dumbarton road at Dalmuir by means of this unusual drop lock. In order to give boats sufficient headroom, 2,000 cubic metres of water are pumped out of the lock, which is refilled after the boat has passed under the bridge. The process takes about 40 minutes.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 19 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 21 March, 2008
Category
Lock   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 484 711 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:54.5927N 4:25.5452W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 485 712
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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