Lock Excavation

Cyanotype photograph showing the old horse-and-wagon method of excavating--in this view, excavating the ground for the Weitzel Lock. In the far distance in the background, the Canadian shore can be seen. The view was taken while the photographer stood on the South shore of the lock hole and looked toward the East, away from the look-out tower. Double image photograph for use with stereoscopic viewer.
Abstract/Description: Cyanotype photograph showing the old horse-and-wagon method of excavating--in this view, excavating the ground for the Weitzel Lock. In the far distance in the background, the Canadian shore can be seen. The view was taken while the photographer stood on the South shore of the lock hole and looked toward the East, away from the look-out tower. Double image photograph for use with stereoscopic viewer.
Subject(s): Boats and boating
Soo Locks (Mich.)
Date Created: 1880 (approximate)