19TH CENTURY U.S. CANALS

Oregon

 

 

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