St. Anne de Bellevue to Carrilon – Saturday July 13

Made the second locking out of St. Anne on a very busy weekend traffic day.

Then out into the expanse of the lake, heading West, nothing much up front

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Or behind

But don’t get complacent it is shallow and the water is only in the channel

Five hours later into Carillon, a dam and a lock (on the right) not much to see from this distance.

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But up close this is quite a structure, a 55 foot lift in one lock, with a guillotine gate at the lower end

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We are moored on the approach wall

and took a walk up to the lock as the door opened, looks like a cave inside

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That’s the top gate at the top of the picture with fifteen feet clearance over the sill.

 Then the swarm comes out and the door closes

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 Locking through this monster tomorrow, then on to Chateau Montebello (the largest log structure in the world) Wiki it and see!

Author: Low Wattage

Expat Welshman, educated (somewhat) in UK, left before it became fashionable to do so. Now a U.S. Citizen, and recent widower, playing with retirement and house remodeling, living in Delaware and rural Maryland (weekends).

3 thoughts on “St. Anne de Bellevue to Carrilon – Saturday July 13”

  1. Amazing pictures of that lock.

    I’m off tonight to Wales so may not be able to appreciate all the rest of your trip according to where I am.
    Taking a laptop but wifi ain’t too prolific in upland Carmarthenshire!!!
    So good luck with the rest of your trip and get home safely.

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