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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

A Journal of daily activities at the Elizabeth Marine Ways 1898 to 1925 

Lock 7  Greensboro

 

 

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The original Lock 7 was opened in the late 1800s and the photo below was taken in the early 1900s.

Lock 7 on Mon early 1900s, Greensboro 

This photo was identified by comparison to photos taken in early 1990s by the Corp of Engineers as shown below.

Staircase built into wall as shown in 1900s photo above.  Wall of home built on top of wall as shown in 1900s photo above.

Photos below show this lock wall during Fall of 2015, photos taken by Jacob Spencer

November 2015 by Jacob Spencer   Closer View November 2015 by Jacob Spencer   added 11/20/15

 

 

 

The second Lock 7 shown in the photos below was opened in 1926 and closed in 1993 with the opening of the new Gray's Landing Lock.

Photo of Greensboro with Lock 7 in the distance on the left from collection of Monongahela River Buffs

 

Closer view of Lock 7 from collection of Monongahlela River Buffs   Lock 7 photo from collection of Monongahela Riverbuffs  Lock 7 photo from collection of Monongahela Riverbuffs  Lock 7 photo from collection of Monongahela Riverbuffs

Lock 7 photo from collection of Monongahela Riverbuffs  Lock 7 photo from collection of Monongahela Riverbuffs  

These two photos below, dated 7/27/1948, show barges hung up on Lock 7.  

From collection of Al  Zadroga   From collection of Al  Zadroga

Lock 7 photo from collection of Monongahela Riverbuffs, taken by David Biles    

Photo above shows barges going through Lock 7 on a foggy morning.

 

Photos below show this Lock 7 wall during Fall of 2015, photos taken by Jacob Spencer

November 2015 by Jacob Spencer November 2015 by Jacob Spencer November 2015 by Jacob Spencer November 2015 taken by Jacob Spencer added 11/20/15

 

 

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