Antwerp heritage

Schijn River Lock

The “Sas van het Schijn” or lock on the Schijn River is a hydraulic engineering work, which was built in 1818 and was excavated in 2015.

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  • Detail of the rib built in 1818
  • The lock on the Schijn river around 1860
  • Le beau Plan, with an indication of the Lock
  • Northern section of the ramparts with the lock
  • Excavation of the lock on the Schijn River in 2015
  • Excavation of the lock on the Schijn River in 2015
  • Excavation of the lock on the Schijn River in 2015
  • Aerial photo with a projection of the lock