Forth and Clyde Canal John Smeaton
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Forth and Clyde Canal
Design for the gate heels, gate collars and the rack for drawing the cloughs for the Forth and Clyde Canal locks. Elevation and plans, 1:6 scale. From Smeaton volume 5, fol. 19v. The Forth and Clyde Canal was Smeaton's largest project. The canal provided a route for sea-going vessels by linking the Firth of Forth in the east with the Firth of Clyde in the west.
Original: ink on paper. 1768
- Image reference: RS-8441
- The Royal Society
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