Locks
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Lower Svir Lock administrative offices.
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Probably students having a tour of the Lower Svir Lock.
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Power plant co-located with the Lower Svir Lock.
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The lock is full and the M/S Rossiya is leaving it behind.
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"Cable. Do not anchor here."
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Uglich canal lock
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Leaving the Uglich Canal lock. The grand architecture is different at every lock.
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Another day, another lock... No, those are not flying saucers in the sky. They are reflections from the lighting in the glass through which Grandpa Roy took this photo.
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Lock number 6, Iksha, Russia. This lock underwent repairs last year. See the article at the EnglishRussia Web site for excellent photos and some discussion.
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Television and concertina wire protect the lock.
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Statues adorn lock number 6 in the Moscow canal, 31 miles from Moscow.
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Close-up of the female figure.
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Close-up of the male figure.
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Figures on the other side of the lock, as well as the old hammer and sickle.
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The "Rechnoy 21" (River 21) out of Moscow pushes a load of sand through lock Number 6.
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