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Butternut Creek Aqueduct
6/1/80
Viewed from south with narrowed concrete trough on near (berme) side and towpath on far side.
This is a three span aqueduct and one of the two with a narrow concrete trough.
Butternut creek feeder enters the canal to the west (left) of the aqueduct and water then flows east towards New London

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Butternut Creek Aqueduct
6/28/85
Viewed from north with towpath arches in foreground and concrete trough behind

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Butternut Creek Aqueduct
9/24/10
Viewed from north with towpath arches in foreground and concrete trough behind

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Butternut Creek Aqueduct
6/28/85
Looking west along towpath

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Butternut Creek Aqueduct
6/28/85
Looking southwest along flume with concrete walls in foreground and background

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Butternut Creek Aqueduct
5/6/95
Looking northwest across piers to towpath

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Butternut Creek Aqueduct
6/28/85
View from towpath arches showing floor in creek.
Aqueduct is built on piles which support a wooden platform covered by water. The piers and abutments are built on this platform. The trunk, originally wood, now concrete is built on the piers and abutments. AS long as the wood platform is submerged, it will not rot.

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Butternut Creek Aqueduct
9/24/10
View of towpath arches from southwest corner

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Butternut Creek Aqueduct
9/24/10
View eastward across aqueduct

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view east from Butternut Creek Aqueduct
9/24/10

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2 signs at parking area for Butternut Creek Aqueduct
9/24/10