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Devil's Hole Lock Re-Opening April 17, 2010.

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"Wiggonholt" turns in the winding hole below Devil's Hole Lock on its first public cruise West from Loxwood. (April 17, 2010.).
(Photo: Julian Morgan)

The first public trips depart from Loxwood Lock heading for Devil's Hole. (April 17, 2010.).
(Photo: Richard Crook)

Wilderness Trail Boats in the Devil's Hole Lock. The way ahead awaiting restoration. (April 17, 2010.).
(Photo: Richard Crook)

Wilderness Trail Boats in the Devil's Hole Lock. (April 17, 2010.).
(Photo: Richard Crook)

Closing one of the lower gates! (April 17, 2010.).
(Photo: Nick Houston)

A steam boat turns below Devil's Hole Lock. (April 17, 2010.).
(Photo: Bill Thomson)

After the opening ceremony the visitors were entertained with a display of Morris Dancing. (April 17, 2010.).
(Photo: Bill Thomson)

Project manager, Eric Walker, with Colonel Paul Rutherford, Mrs Rutherford and Lt. Col Denis Janelle. (April 17, 2010.).
(Photo: Richard Crook)

The opening speech being delivered by a Colonel Paul Rutherford, Senior Army Adviser to the Canadian High Commission. (April 17, 2010.).
(Photo: Bill Thomson)

Canadian flag flying at Devil's Hole Lock. (April 17, 2010.).
(Photo: Bill Thomson)

Guildford Friary Band plays on the offside of Devil's Hole lock. (April 17, 2010.).
(Photo: Richard Crook)

The invited guests and dignitaries disembark. (April 17, 2010.).
(Photo: Richard Crook)

Zachariah Keppel draws up to the temporary landing stage below Devil's Hole Lock. (April 17, 2010.).
(Photo: Richard Crook)

.Zachariah Keppel leaving Loxwood Lock heading for Devil's Hole. (April 17, 2010.).
(Photo: Richard Crook)

After the official naming of Josias Jessop, the two boats with Zachariah Keppel in the lead, wait to depart for Devil's Hole with the dignitaries on board. (April 17, 2010.).
(Photo: Richard Crook)

The official naming in Loxwood Lock of Josias Jessop by Lady Egremont, wife of Wey & Arun Canal Trust (WACT) president Lord Egremont. (April 17, 2010.).
(Photo: Bill Thomson)

Trail boats and canoes in the line to ascend Loxwood Lock (April 17, 2010.).
(Photo: Richard Crook)

This unusual solar powered craft waits in line to go through Loxwood Lock to Devil's Hole (April 17, 2010.).
(Photo: Richard Crook)

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