Sjötorp Locks 7-8, Göta Canal

Motala, Mariestad

Formal name: Lock No. 7 has the formal name of  “Bergsbruket”, while No. 8 has been named “Handeln”.

Built: Both locks were built in 1822.

Technical facts: The locks consist of two adjoining chambers with a total rise of 4.6 metres. After the double lock comes the so called “Smörgåskröken”, where there is a sharp bend in the canal.