Enfield Canal

Also known as: Windsor Locks Canal
Along Connecticut River from Windsor Locks N to Thompsonville, Windsor Locks, Connecticut

5.25 mile navigation canal

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Stony Brook Aqueduct, Suffield

Photo taken by Chester Gehman May 14, 1983

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Description 

Closed for years--(1976?); still watered for industry. Consists of one lock at upper end, aqueduct, and three locks at lower end; bypasses rapids at Enfield.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 22, 1976
Reference number
76001998
Areas of significance
Industry; Commerce; Engineering; Transportation; Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic functions
Water-related; Energy facility
Current function
Water-related
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1825-1849
Significant years
1829; 1849; 1881
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 1
Contributing structures: 1

Update Log 

  • October 10, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett
  • October 22, 2016: Updated by Chester Gehman: Added overview, description, and photos

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