The Engekil canal

Between Grimstad and Lillesand this is a canal between Eide church and the old farm Enge.
Canalworks were performed between 1880 and 1883. The Engekil canal was built to the same dimensions as the Reddal canal and a steamer had a route through these two canals.

The bridge seen from the sea

View from the bridge towards the lake

View from the bridge towards the lake

The bridge seen from the sea

View from the bridge towards the lake

View from the bridge towards the lake

© Pictures by Karen Karlsen 2006

The bridge seen from the landside

View from the bridge towards the sea

The bridge seen from the landside

View from the bridge towards the sea

© Pictures by Karen Karlsen 2006


Source: Kanalvæsendets Historie part VIII, information supplied by Jahn Børe Jahnsen.
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This page was modified at 12-08-06