Comments for: Hand-operated wooden doors, cast-iron sluice gears keep history alive at Songo Lock

Posted Aug. 10, 2014, at 6:13 a.m.
Last modified Aug. 11, 2014, at 11:17 a.m.

NAPLES | When the Songo Lock at Sebago Lake State Park in Naples opened for business on June 1, 1830, it catered to 65-foot canal boats laden with lumber, apples and stoves bound from Portland to Harrison. Now, 184 years later, it’s mostly party boats hauling lotion-slathered sunbathers, fishermen …

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