Schleuse Kettwig

Schleuse Kettwig

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  • Stephan

    The first lock in Kettwig was built in 1779/80 to promote shipping on the Ruhr. Today's lock was built in 1950 with the construction of a new weir.The lock is part of the industrial heritage route.More info:

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    • March 26, 2020

  • Ben Oer 🌲

    The lock in Kettwig invites you to linger a while and watch the goings on there.

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    • April 18, 2021

  • Peter_H_65 🐻

    << Ruhr lock Kettwig >>
    Length 42m,
    Width 6m,
    Fall height 6.20m
    The water from the Ruhr is dammed through the weir with two openings.
    The old Ruhr lock Kettwig from 1779, was flooded in 1950 by the creation of the reservoir. It is located in the middle of the lake.

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    • April 21, 2021

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Location: Ruhr Region, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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