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Thu 6th December 2001


The gates are installed at Lock 5

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Preparing to lift the first head gate at 10.15.
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The first gate is carefully lowered into position.
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The bearings for the tail gates wait their turn.
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Some adjustments are required to the second head gate.
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Some site fencing has to be moved before the first balance beam can be lowered into position.
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The tail-gate paddles are made of a plastic material which slides more easily than metal.
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The balance beam is bolted into position.
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The second balance beam is lowered into position.
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The gates are installed by 11.15.
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Close-up of the head gates.
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Date plaque on one of the head gates.
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The first of the tail gate balance beams, complete with paddle gear, is lowered into position and bolted into place at 14.00 and that is when I had to leave.
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