Lock No. 28

Also known as: Deep Lock
Deep Lock Q Quarry Metro Park, Peninsula, Ohio

A lock on the Ohio & Erie Canal

Photos 

Looking downstream

Photo taken by Jim Allen in October 2014

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Description 

A typical lock on the Ohio & Erie Canal could raise or lower a boat about 9 feet. Deep Lock's 17 foot lift was the highest of any on the entire Ohio & Erie Canal. -- sign at lock

The lock is located within the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 11, 1979
Reference number
79000304
Areas of significance
Commerce; Engineering; Transportation; Exploration/Settlement
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Water-related
Current function
Park
Period of significance
1825-1849
Significant years
1825; 1827

Update Log 

  • October 16, 2014: Updated by Jim Allen: Added description

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