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Moore Haven Lock, Hurricane Gate No. 1, Cross-State Canal, Okeechobee Intracoastal Waterway, Moore Haven, Glades County, FL

Moore Haven Lock, Hurricane Gate No. 1, Cross-State Canal, Okeechobee Intracoastal Waterway, Moore Haven, Glades County, FL

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Significance: Engineered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville Office in 1934, Moore Haven Lock was designed for preventive measures during hurricanes, floods, and droughts while allowing navigation on the Okeechobee Intracoastal Waterway, a 155-mile passage connecting the Gulf of Mexico with the Atlantic Ocean via Lake Okeechobee.
Survey number: HAER FL-18-A
Building/structure dates: 1935 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 2000 Subsequent Work

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
U.S. Engineer Office, Jacksonville, architect/engineer
Edgar H. Latham Construction Co., builder
Calloway, Deborah, transmitter
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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