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Lock 44 and Lockhouse

One of 74 locks along the C&O Canal, Lock 44 is an example of the gate mechanism used to operate the boat-locking system. Lock house 44 is one of 26 surviving lock houses on the C&O Canal and remains as evidence of a bygone way of life.

Milepost 99.1

Lock 44 and Lockhouse
Photo Credit: National Park Service