Latlng: (46.513288, -84.357927)

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Emergency Swing Dam

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Location Owner diesel79
Creation Date Sep 14 2010
Status Abandoned
Category Bridge/Locks
Location Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Site number #1962

This E.S.D. (Emergency Swing Dam) was one of 9 built world wide, and the only one left! This dam was designed by Canadians. I have included pictures of some of the signs that hold information. Enjoy the pictures!

Latlng: (46.513288, -84.357927)


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avatar of Travis
Travis This dam is not abandoned, it is still tested regularly, and is a vital safety device in the event the lock gates should ever fail.
Jul 09 2019
avatar of mrgbigg
mrgbigg every spring they swing it to test the operation
Mar 29 2012