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ZEBULON PIKE LOCK AND DAM
The eleventh of twenty-eight LOCKS and dams between St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, and St. Louis, Missouri, the locks cost $1,470,000 to construct. The dam, at 1,278 feet one of the largest on the river, helped maintain the nine-foot channel for river traffic.