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Side View, Center Wall, Showing Openings Where Buffers are to be Placed, Panama Canal

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Title:
Side View, Center Wall, Showing Openings Where Buffers are to be Placed, Panama Canal
Physical Description:
Photograph
Donor:
Angrick, Bill ( donor )
Publisher:
Keystone View Company
Copyright Date:
1913

Notes

Donation:
Gifted on behalf of William P. and Barbara L. Angrick

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
Applicable rights reserved on the material.
Resource Identifier:
2013.2.60
System ID:
AA00015179:00001

MISSING IMAGE

Material Information

Title:
Side View, Center Wall, Showing Openings Where Buffers are to be Placed, Panama Canal
Physical Description:
Photograph
Donor:
Angrick, Bill ( donor )
Publisher:
Keystone View Company
Copyright Date:
1913

Notes

Donation:
Gifted on behalf of William P. and Barbara L. Angrick

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
Applicable rights reserved on the material.
Resource Identifier:
2013.2.60
System ID:
AA00015179:00001

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21753-Side View, Center Wall, Showing Cpenings Where Cuffcrs are to be Placed,
Panama Canal.


On approaching the locks boats will tie what slower. IL
up at the center wall 1,000 feet from the twelve hours f-r
lock gates. From this point and until they distance of 50
have cleared safely the opposite end of the channel. Two
lock the boats will not use their power but tives similarly Ic
will be towed by electric motors, four be- of each boat t(
ing used for each boat. Two will be at- should be note
tached at the bow of the boat, one on the center wall are
center wall and one on the side wall to the the extension o
right: these two will advance the boat at tional precaution
a speed of half an hour through the in- of wood buffers
dividual locks, each of which has a length wall. The holes
of 1,000 feet. Thus three hours will be buffers are to be
consumed in passing through the locks, but prevent the boat
throughout the rest of the Canal the boats and thus prevent
will use their own power and may go at well as the gra(
full speed, except thrmuorh Culebra Cut, walls.
where they will be required to go some-
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n all it will require ten to
a vessel to cover the entire
miles through the Canal
additional electric locomo-
.cated, are used at the rear
o steady its progress. It
i that the motors on the
connected first because of
f the center wall. Addi-
i is taken by the insertion
in the sides of the center
here shown are where the
Placed: these buffers will
:s from touching the walls
nt injury to the boats as
dual wearing away cc the


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