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Old Lock Pump House, Chesapeake And Delaware Canal

Chesapeake City, Maryland
County of Cecil.
State Route 286 Chesapeake City, MD 2191
National Register Number: 66000390
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Government - public works.
Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Pump House: www.asme.org/history/roster/H009.html.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - January 12, 1965):
The pump house improved the operation of a key section of the canal by replacing the water lost in opening and closing a nearby canal lock. It houses two of the original steam engines (1851, 1854) and the great lift wheel.

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