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Historic Hand Operated Sluice Gates
Managed By: Icon Here Sluice Gate Operators
Description:
A collection of small sluice gates on waterways.
Expanded Description:
A sluice gate is traditionally made of wood which slides in grooves in the sides of the channel.
Sluice gates are used to control water levels and flow rates in waterways.
Raising a sluice gate allows water to flow under it. This can be done simply by turning a hand-operated, threaded bar.
The sluice gates we are looking for should rise and fall like a guillotine.
We are looking for small sluice gates on waterways that are too small for boats, about 3 to 5 ft wide. We are only accepting Sluice Gates on land where the public have the right to walk.

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Waterway locks should be placed in the Waterway Locks, Planes and Lifts category.
Instructions for Posting a Historic Hand Operated Sluice Gates Waymark:
Tell us about the sluice gate, the waterway, and the surrounding area.
At least 2 photos will be required of the sluice gate, if the sluice gate has disintegrated, you must photograph the remains of the place where the sluice gate use to be, i.e. where it was fixed, gap, upright fixtures etc.
Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
Please take photo of your visit.
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Variables:
  • Name of Waterway.
  • Roughly when was the Waterway created?
  • Is this waterway working?
  • What is the condition of the sluice gate?
  • What is/was the water used for?
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posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Kladings

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 12/8/2019

last visited: never

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posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Thüringen, Germany

date approved: 7/12/2019

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[DE] Alte Handschleuse in der Erfurter Innenstadt [EN] Old handlock in Erfurt

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member *Team Krombaer*

location: Thüringen, Germany

date approved: 8/22/2019

last visited: 8/24/2020

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