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DSC01159 - Carillon Lock

DSC01159 - Carillon Lock

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Carillon Lock - This lock is one of the last and tallest built in Canada. It is built beside a large dam, the first major hydroelectric project led by French Canadian engineers. With a capacity of 654 megawatts, this power plant is the most powerful of 17 generating stations along the Ottawa River.
The Carillon Canal is a National Historic Site of Canada in Saint-André-d'Argenteuil, Quebec.

It was first built in the 1830s to facilitate travel on the Ottawa River. It is a prominent heritage site and recreation area, visited annually by 20,000 pleasure boaters and 30,000 people who use its riverside park.

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Photo prise @ Terrasse-Robillard le 21 août 2018 (© archer10 (Dennis) 165M Views / Flickr)

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