Barbee Lakes Boat Transfer Structure
on Grassy River, IN
7/28/10
Side view
The two arms rotate together, raising and lowering the rods at each end, which in turn raise and lower vertical gates at each end of the chamber. The gates submerge to allow boats to pass over them. Water enters or exits over the tops of the gates while they are moving.

Barbee Lakes Boat Transfer Structure
on Grassy River, IN
7/28/10
The raised gate at the lower end

Barbee Lakes Boat Transfer Structure
on Grassy River, IN
7/28/10
The dam next to the structure

Barbee Lakes Boat Transfer Structure
on Grassy River, IN
7/28/10
Blow up of the operating mechanism

Barbee Lakes Boat Transfer Structure
on Grassy River, IN
7/28/10
View from public boat launch at County Road E500N