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New lock gates for Lyons drydock (photo)

Two new lock gates arrived canalside near the Lyons Drydock on Wednesday afternoon. The new locks arrived via special truck transport and will be installed at the Lyons Drydock. NYS Canal Corp employees are seen loading one of the gates onto a barge. Each gate is 12 feet wide, 2 feet thick, 25 feet high, and each weighs approximately 19 ton!

Photo by Robert Stopper

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