The Muhlendamm Lock

Posted by

I didn’t know there was a lock in the city of Berlin – I guess it should come as a great surprise considering the city has a fairly large river running through it so there could easily be a need for a lock to regulate the river traffic.

Muhlendamm Lock

We walk across the town one early evening and suddenly we spot the lock – and it seems like it is about to be active. There are a couple of boats in the lock waiting for the water to reach the right level so the gate can open and the boats can continue their journey along the river.

I always find it amusing to stop and have a look at such a lock in action so when it just happens to be operating as we walk by it is natural to stop – considering we are not in a rush to be somewhere. After a bit of a wait the gate of the lock opens and the boats can sail slowly out of the lock and continue their journey down the river.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.