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Lock 26 (Wood's Lock)

Mile 39.4 - Lock 26, also known as Wood's Lock

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At the head of the lock, there's a fork in the canal.  Part of the water is drawn off into this bypass when the lock is closed and flows around lock.



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The bypass flows around the lock in a stream, the remains which you can see here, marked by stones.  This is sometimes called a "mule drink".



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Okay, there's not much left of the lockhouse, just the foundation!



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