Chittenden Locks

Eric and Sylvia visit the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Seattle.

The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks lead from Lake Union out to Puget Sound. Here's a map of the area:These huge pistons open and close the locks.

Boats heading into the lock.Aligning themselves...

Now the gates are closingAnd the boats are rising as water is let in

The salmon ladders, unfortunately, were out of commision when we visited.Another set of boats heading through.