Ship - lifting device Henrichenburg, Waltrop

Although the ship -lifting device belongs to Waltrop, it has got the name of Henrichenburg, a part of Castrop - Rauxel.

The altitude line of 45 feet couldn´t be mastered by a normal lock.

The picture shows the eldest ship - lifting device of 1899, two more ship - lifting devices were builded.

Using the left tower you will get up, than you can cross the lifting device
at the top, and than you can go downstairs in the right tower.
a very old steam ship---------modern yacht - port at the old ship - lifting device
The second ship - lifting device seems to be more modern. But in the mean time
it was superseedet by a high tech device.