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You can find my previous “golden” posts here.   From the first photo below until the seventh and last one, only twelve minutes pass.  The setting is lock 17 in Little Falls, NY, where the lift/descent is 40.5 feet.  .

Click here and here for some interesting historical pics.

Let’s start with 0703 hr on October 27 last.

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Six minutes later . . . the chamber has drained and the sun has emerged from the clouds.

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The door starts to raise as the counterweight descends . . . and against the south wall, it’s Urger .  . . behind a wall of drips . . .

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At 0715 . . . the captain has rung the forward bell and

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now squints, looking into the sun for navigational aids on the way east to Amsterdam, about six hours away.

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All photos by Will Van Dorp, who has postponed dealing with more unfinished business until tomorrow.

 

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