guidewalls

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Scope note
Vertical, often wooden, structures to help align water borne vessels as they approach a lock or a bridge. Guidewalls guide the vessel into the lock chamber or between the piers of the bridge. These also provide a place for the vessels to tie-off while awaiting entry to a lock chamber.
guidewalls
Accepted term: 27-May-2024