Rock Island Lock 15
Mississippi River
Rock Island, IL
7/25/10
Looking upstream at near chamber from Visitors Center

Rock Island Lock 15
Mississippi River
Rock Island, IL
7/25/10
Looking downstream at near chamber from Visitors Center

Rock Island Lock 15
Mississippi River
Rock Island, IL
7/25/10
Looking across near chamber to lower end of far chamber from Visitors Center

Rock Island Lock 15
Mississippi River
Rock Island, IL
7/25/10
Looking across near chamber to upper end of far chamber from Visitors Center

Rock Island Lock 15
Mississippi River
Rock Island, IL
7/25/10
Close up of lower end of near chamber from Visitors Center
Note that the double deck (railroad and highway) bridge pivots for barge traffic while the electric wires above don't turn.

Google Earth image of Rock Island Lock 15
Mississippi River
Rock Island, IL
View shows locks, dam, and railroad bridge.
Towboat in the near lock is next to the visitors center