Henry Lock & Dam on Illinois River @ Henry, IL

In ruins
abandoned lock & dam on Illinois River @ Henry, IL

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Henry Dam on Illinois River, Henry, IL

built 1872 in conjunction with Illinois & Michigan Canal

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Description 

Lock and dam constructed in 1872 in conjunction with Illinois & Michigan Canal project. Enhanced navigation on Illinois River from Henry upstream.

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19th Century (37,874)
Built 1872 (431)
Built during 1870s (5,027)
Illinois (2,690)
In ruins (309)
Lock (51)
Marshall County, Illinois (4)

Update Log 

  • January 8, 2017: New photos from GS
  • August 26, 2015: Added by GS

Sources 

  • GS