Tag Archives: Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site of Canada

Lock 3 – How it works

Besides being a sight that most people never get a chance to see, this also shows some of the important features of the locks on the Trent Severn Waterway. Look at the lower lock gate – you can see that … Continue reading

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Lock 3 – Divers at work

Divers at work placing a large plastic sheet on the the upstream coffer dam at Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site of Canada lock 3, Glen Miller. The coffer dams are installed to allow the lock to be drained for maintenance … Continue reading

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Lock 3 coffer dams

A look at the upper and lower coffer dams in place, at Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site of Canada lock 3, Glen Miller. The coffer dams are installed to allow the lock to be drained for maintenance work on the … Continue reading

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Dewatering Lock 3

Parks Canada staff draining Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site of Canada lock 3, Glen Miller. As interesting as this is, please consider staying home and enjoying the locks through the safety of your computer: This is an active construction site … Continue reading

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Lock 3 maintenance

Contractors and Parks Canada staff installing the upstream coffer dam in preparation to drain Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site of Canada lock 3, Glen Miller. More images to follow so you can get a good look at what the locks … Continue reading

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Curves and lines

A quiet moment at Glen Ross as the operating season for the Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site of Canada comes to a close. Soon the the greens of the summer are replaced by the wonderful colours of the fall, and … Continue reading

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Ice at the lock

A sunny, clear and very cold day at lock 4, Batawa, on the Trent Severn. The access road to this lock is fairly long but it goes through some beautiful woods and opens onto a wetland field – pretty, but … Continue reading

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