Miami & Erie Canal
Guard Gate at Grand Rapids (Gilead) side cut
7/4/09
The dam at Grand Rapids supplies water to the canal north past Lock 44 on the west bank of the river. It also creates a slackwater for navigation south to Lock 33. In addition, there is a 1/2 mile side cut serving Grand Rapids on the east bank of the river.

Miami & Erie Canal
Grand Rapids Dam from south bank
7/4/09

Miami & Erie Canal
Side Cut canal in Grand Rapids
7/4/09

Miami & Erie Canal
Sign on Side Cut canal in Grand Rapids
7/4/09