Upper Brewers Cranking
Upper Brewers - Opening the Lower Gate Valves
photo by: Ken Watson, 2001

A canal staffer turns the crank on a rack and pinion gear that will open a valve in the bottom of the lower gate, allowing water to flow out and the level of water in the lock drop to that of the lower navigation level.

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