Enlarged Erie Canal Lock No. 54 (also called the Berlin lock) is located in the Village of Lock Berlin, Town of Galen, Wayne County, N.Y., approximately 4 miles east of Lyons, N.Y. and 4 1/2 miles west of Clyde, N.Y. It is a double-chamber lock, with the north chamber double-length at the foot (eastern end). The lift was 7.70 feet to the west.
Below are photographs of old Lock No. 54 taken in late March 2007 -- click on an image below to see the full-size version.
|Enlarged Erie Canal Lock No. 54, Lock Berlin, N.Y. -- The eastern end, looking westward.||Google Earth view of Enlarged Erie Canal Lock No. 54 and vicinity.|
|The curved grooves in the photograph to the left were the location of the metal brackets which held the gate pivots.|
|The eastern end of the south chamber.|