Photo, Print, Drawing Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, Lock Tender's House at Lock 75, 175.6 miles above tidewater, Cumberland, Allegany County, MD Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

[ Drawings from Survey HABS MD-823  ]

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[ Data Pages from Survey HABS MD-823  ]

About this Item

Title
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, Lock Tender's House at Lock 75, 175.6 miles above tidewater, Cumberland, Allegany County, MD
Other Title
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park
Contributor Names
Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Bobrow, Michael L, field team
Harris, William T, field team
McDonald, Alan R, field team
Wormuth, C Gustave, field team
Keune, Russel V, project manager
Hanna, John H, delineator
Carter, Donn, delineator
Created / Published
Documentation compiled after 1933
Subject Headings
-  log buildings
-  lockkeepers' houses
-  wooden buildings
-  transportation industry
-  "Mission 66" program
-  water supply
-  domestic life
-  Maryland -- Allegany County -- Cumberland
Notes
-  See also HABS No. DC-147 for list of other C&O Canal structures.
-  Significance: The Lock Tender's House at Lock 75, the last lift lock and house along the canal, is one of three such log houses located at the upper end of the canal. It serves as an example of the type and quality of the auxiliary structures built during the last years of construction on the canal. This small house provided living quarters for the lock tender employee and his family and was located adjacent to the lock. The canal had reached Cumberland by 1850.
-  Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-58
-  Survey number: HABS MD-823
-  Building/structure dates: HABS MD-823
Medium
Measured Drawing(s): 5
Call Number/Physical Location
HABS MD, 1-CUMB.V,4-
Source Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Control Number
md0966
Rights Advisory
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
Online Format
image
pdf
Description
Measured Drawing(s): 5

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Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, Michael L Bobrow, William T Harris, Alan R McDonald, C Gustave Wormuth, Russel V Keune, John H Hanna, and Donn Carter. Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, Lock Tender's House at Lock 75, 175.6 miles above tidewater, Cumberland, Allegany County, MD. Allegany County Cumberland Maryland, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/md0966/. (Accessed October 22, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Historic American Buildings Survey, C., Bobrow, M. L., Harris, W. T., McDonald, A. R., Wormuth, C. G., Keune, R. V. [...] Carter, D. (1933) Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, Lock Tender's House at Lock 75, 175.6 miles above tidewater, Cumberland, Allegany County, MD. Allegany County Cumberland Maryland, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/md0966/.

MLA citation style:

Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, et al. Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, Lock Tender's House at Lock 75, 175.6 miles above tidewater, Cumberland, Allegany County, MD. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/md0966/>.