Mem Lock

Motala, Norrköping

Formal name:  Bengt Erland Franc Sparre (Chairman of the canal company after Baltzar von Platen).

Built: 1831 - 1832.

Technical facts: The lock is a single lock with a rise of three metres. It is built of granite and  hydraulically operated.

Miscellaneous: The northern part of the lock wall towards Slätbaken contains an inscription with a passage from the Book of Psalms: “Except the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that build it.”