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The Henrichenburg locks

A video of the Henrichenburg lift-lock at Waltrop, Germany.

Part of the Dortmund-Ems canal, this was the largest single piece, opened by the Kaiser, Wilhelm II on 11 August 1899.

It carried barges of up to 600 tons 14m between the canal and terminal levels for 63 years until it was replaced by a larger structure in 1962.

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