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Five Locks Canal

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Craig-Abcvs

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Five Locks Canal

Now that Upper Lake Tahoe covers the corners of 4 tiles I thought that it might be cool use the new PPond locks (currently in beta over at Simpeg) to build a canal up to it.

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Upper Lake Tahoe...  down to sea level...   ...should be 'straight' forward enough...   

*Cracks knuckles...

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Levelling the terraces with single road tiles...   the canal pieces need level terrain.

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Showing the 'step' where the lock will be built.

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One of the 'terrace' levels.

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The highest point of the canal.

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Initially the highest point or 'hump' of the canal had no water supply... I realised that the water would just drain out... (unless they had a really good pump...)  so I added a small side stream and waterfall...   I think it works well to keep the canal summit topped up.

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I usually avoid showing too much of the side of the tile...  but this demonstrates rather nicely the grade I have come down...

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I used a mixture of canal edging and also natural terrain detailing for the banks.

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Next on my to do list is to make a canal > lock > CDK level > sea transition,  from PPond to Brigandtine.

Bean Rock this way.

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