Racine Lock and Dam facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsRacine Lock and Dam
|Official name||Racine Lock and Dam|
|Location||Ohio/West Virginia border|
|Operator(s)||United States Army Corps of Engineers Huntington District|
|Dam and spillways|
|Type of dam||8 Tainter gates|
|Normal elevation||560 feet above sealevel|
|Operator(s)||American Electric Power Company|
|Installed capacity||24 MW|
Racine Lock and Dam is the ninth lock and dam on the Ohio River. It is located 238 miles downstream from Pittsburgh. There are two locks, one for commercial barge traffic 1,200 feet long by 110 feet wide, and the auxiliary lock, which is 600 feet long by 110 feet wide.
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