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(June 13-23, 2013)

Rodrigo Alarcón-Cielock

Steam Powered Machines

Robert Julian Agnel

Water Powered Machines - Lift Locks

Ottawa Locks, Rideau Canal, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

18:30 EST 23/06/2013

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The Rideau Canal was constructed between 1826 and 1832, under the supervision of Lieutenant Colonel John By of the Royal Engineers. The canal provided a secure, defensible supply route from Montreal to Kingston, an alternative to the St. Lawrence River in the uneasy years following the War of 1812. The Rideau Canal is a World Heritage site.

The Ottawa Locks are the largest single set of locks on the entire Rideau Canal system, providing a lift of 24 m (79 ft.).

When the canal was opened in May, 1832, there were 47 masonry locks that provided navigation from Kingston to Ottawa a distance of 202 kilomtres (125 miles). The locks operate today as they did back in 1832 using only water and human power.

USA-Canada / Canada-Ontario

Lat: 45° 25' 32" N
Long: 76° 43' 48" W

Elevation: 61 meters

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Precision is: Medium. Nearby, but not to the last decimal.

Nikon D90 with 10.5mm fisheye. Nodal Ninja panorama head with Nodal Ninja pole. Stitcher Unlimited and Pano2VR

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