The Brådtom Lock
Read about The Brådtom Lock´s formal name, year of construction and technical facts. Learn the history!
Formal name: Stockholm
Year of construction: 1826
Technical facts: The lock has a rise of 2.3 metres and just above it is a sluice for draining the section between Norsholm and Brådtom. The lock and bridge keeper’s house in Brådtom is relatively new, having been built in 1904. For 60 years, blacksmith Nils Petter Kindahl lived and worked here. He had 2.64 hectares of land at his disposal, 17 cubic metres of firewood to use and a salary of 230 Swedish kronor per year. The firewood and the land were also considered part of his pay, as were all the houses and outhouses. Kindahl’s house and outhouse were valued at 50 Swedish kronor.