Repair Works Of The Moscow Canal Lock Chambers

Repair Works Of The Moscow Canal Lock Chambers

This is the way lock chamber №6 of the Moscow Canal looks like during navigation. When the canal is closed to shipping, they pump the water out, clean the bottom and fix the walls. The repair works happen once every five years. Take a look.

Repair Works Of The Moscow Canal Lock Chambers

Lock chamber №6 is situated in Iksha Village, the Moscow Region.

Repair Works Of The Moscow Canal Lock Chambers

The upper gates of the lock chamber is a sector gate.

Repair Works Of The Moscow Canal Lock Chambers

The sector gate is raised.

Repair Works Of The Moscow Canal Lock Chambers

The lock chamber.

Repair Works Of The Moscow Canal Lock Chambers

Repair Works Of The Moscow Canal Lock Chambers

They are going to remove this mix of sand, crushed stone and dirt from the bottom of the canal.

Repair Works Of The Moscow Canal Lock Chambers

Apart from sand and dirt, you can find here a lot of different things, like those old tires for example.

Repair Works Of The Moscow Canal Lock Chambers

The lock chamber, its pump station and a pedestrian bridge.

Repair Works Of The Moscow Canal Lock Chambers

Repair Works Of The Moscow Canal Lock Chambers

The lower gates.

Repair Works Of The Moscow Canal Lock Chambers

This is lock chamber №10 in Moscow.

Repair Works Of The Moscow Canal Lock Chambers

Its upper gates are closed. The bridge is temporary.

Repair Works Of The Moscow Canal Lock Chambers

Its emergency gates and a sector gate.

Repair Works Of The Moscow Canal Lock Chambers

The view from the drained lock chamber.

Repair Works Of The Moscow Canal Lock Chambers

The lock chamber.

Repair Works Of The Moscow Canal Lock Chambers

Repair Works Of The Moscow Canal Lock Chambers

The lower gates.

Repair Works Of The Moscow Canal Lock Chambers

Repair Works Of The Moscow Canal Lock Chambers

Repair Works Of The Moscow Canal Lock Chambers

The pump station is pumping the water out.

Repair Works Of The Moscow Canal Lock Chambers

Repair Works Of The Moscow Canal Lock Chambers

This is how they repair the gates…

Repair Works Of The Moscow Canal Lock Chambers

Repair Works Of The Moscow Canal Lock Chambers

Repair Works Of The Moscow Canal Lock Chambers

And the banks of the canal.

Location: Moscow

via riverpilgrim

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