Delaware Canal

Northern Yardley, PA Area

Lock 7,under construction

Lock 7, Yardley, under construction. This lock was also known as Borden's Lock. This photo looks North. 10/18/03

Lock Six

Lock Six, looking north. 10/18/03

Aqueduct carrying the canal over Brock Creek, Yardley

Here in Yardley, an aqueduct carries the canal over Brock Creek. A waste gate control not in this photo is opened in stormy weather to prevent Brock Creek flood water from entering the canal, causing damage to the canal due to overflow. 10/18/03

Afton Avenue, Yardley crossing the canal

The bridge crossing the canal is carrying Afton Avenue, Yardley over the canal. The building on the left was formerly the Yardley General Store. It was used by the Underground Railroad prior to the Civil War to aid runaway slaves. The photo is looking South. 10/18/03.

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