Point Marion Lock and Dam
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lou_U
N 39° 43.605 W 079° 54.601
17S E 593411 N 4397997
Quick Description: An up close look at Point Marion Lock and Dam.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 4/6/2009 2:57:01 PM
Waymark Code: WM65G1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 4

Long Description:
Point Marion Lock and Dam is located on the Monongahela River just north of the PA/WV border. The posted coordinates take you to a service platform on the spillway side of the structure. It can be accessed by parking at the Point Marion Little League baseball field. N: 39° 43.878’ W: 79° 54.285’ then walking up the street towards Houze Glass Factory and accessing the old train right of way which leads past the factory. The walk is just under ½ mile. It can also be accessed from the Morgantown WV Rail to Trail by passing the gate at the state line and continuing on the trail for about ½ mile.
Waterway Name: Monongahela River

Connected Points:
Point Marion Lock and Dam maintains a pool for 11.2 miles upstream to Morgantown Lock and Dam.

Type: Lock

Date Opened: 04/06/2009

Elevation Difference (meters): 6.00

Site Status: Operational

Web Site: [Web Link]

Date Closed (if applicable): Not listed

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