The Lock was damaged, essentially by undermining of its foundations and the weight of water, by an unusually high tide on the night of 2nd February 1892, resulting in its collapse..
Unless otherwise credited, all the images on this site are © Institution of Civil Engineers. Please note we do not permit the publication of low resolution images copied from our website.
Our friendly and experienced team in the ICE Lbrary can provide a range of photographic material to suit your requirements. We do receive a large volume of requests but will endeavour to respond as soon as possible.
Existing high resolution images are usually supplied via our download facility and are subject to reproduction fees.
Please complete this form to order JPEG images and reference prints for study, teaching or personal use.