Lafayette Locks


Chronicling America
A set of historical newspaper articles which make reference to the canal.


General Laws of the State of Oregon – 1876
An Act to provide for construction of the locks begins on page 70.


Lafayette Lock
A brief history and description of the locks.


Lafayette Locks Historical Park
Includes a brief history of the Yamhill Locks and Transportation Company.


Lafayette Locks Postcard
A historical postcard of the canal.


The Oregon Companion
A brief history of the locks is on page 208.


Yamhill River lock and dam
An extensive history and description of the dam and lock.   Historical photos.


Rev. June, 2021