Kawartha Lakes Public Library - Digital Collections
Kirkfield Lift Locks


Description
Creator:
The Roy Studio, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
1) Photo of the Hydraulic Lift Lock, Kirkfield Ont.
2) Photo of the Hydraulic Lift Lock, Kirkfield Ont. Showing the Stoney Lake loaded with many passengers.
3) Crowds gather to watch the Stoney Lake descend through the Kirkfield Locks. Judging by the crowd possibly opening day.
Inscriptions:
Back of photos includes measurements and costs of the lock.
"Hydraulic Lift Lock - Kirkfield, Ont.
Height of Lift - 48ft, 6 in.
Dimensions of Presses:
External diameter of Cylinder - 8ft, 0 in.
External diameter of Ram - 7ft, 6 in.
Working Stroke - 48ft, 6 in.
Depth of water in Chambers - 8 ft, 0 in.
Height of Guide Towers (Steel) - 94ft, 0 in.
Dimensions of Chambers, Two, each 140 feet long by 33 feet wide.
Depth of Chambers - 9ft, 10 in.
Approximate weight of water in each Chamber - 1385 Tonnes.
Cost of Structure exclusive of Concrete Wing and Breast Walls - $298,000.00"
Place of Publication:
Peterboro, Ont.
Language of Item:
English
Contact
Kawartha Lakes Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address
190 Kent St W.
Lindsay, ON K9V 2Y6
(705) 324-5632
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Kirkfield Lift Locks


1) Photo of the Hydraulic Lift Lock, Kirkfield Ont.
2) Photo of the Hydraulic Lift Lock, Kirkfield Ont. Showing the Stoney Lake loaded with many passengers.
3) Crowds gather to watch the Stoney Lake descend through the Kirkfield Locks. Judging by the crowd possibly opening day.