"The Falls" In The Whitewater Canal

The Falls In The Whitewater Canal Metamora Indiana


Stock #: 101317
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Metamora
State: Indiana (IN)
County: Franklin
Publisher: Robert E. Stoops
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Built in 1843, this lock was the site of several mills and the present mill was run by water power until a few years ago. One of the 56 locks on the Canal which had a total fall of 490 feet. The fact that the Canal lay so low and that the Whitewater River was subject to great floods caysed its usefulness to be impaired.