Massena, New York: Eisenhower Lock - Watch Tankers

St. Lawrence Seaway Eisenhower Lock is a narrow channel designed to raise and lower ships to the elevation of bodies of water.

St. Lawrence Seaway Eisenhower Lock

Barnhart Island Rd, Massena, NY
St. Lawrence Seaway Eisenhower Lock. Hwy 37 to Hwy 131 north to Barnhart Island Rd towards Robert Moses State Park. Parking is on the north side of the Lock.
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Eisenhower Lock - Watch Tankers

Fascinating opportunity to see engineering in action! Located along Seaway Scenic Highway. Viewing stands are open alongside the lock. No charge, but I was told access is sometimes limited when an oil tanker is locking up or down. We were lucky enough to arrive just as a tanker was entering the lock.

[Julie, 09/10/2010]

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