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Huge Conductors at Spillway Which Will Convey Water from Gatun Lake to the Turbines for Power Purposes, Gaton, Panama Canal

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Title:
Huge Conductors at Spillway Which Will Convey Water from Gatun Lake to the Turbines for Power Purposes, Gaton, 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

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Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida
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Applicable rights reserved on the material.
Resource Identifier:
2013.3.142
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AA00015294:00001

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Material Information

Title:
Huge Conductors at Spillway Which Will Convey Water from Gatun Lake to the Turbines for Power Purposes, Gaton, 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:
2013.3.142
System ID:
AA00015294:00001

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. 21734-4Huge Conductors at Spiliway Which Wil Convey Water from Gatun Lake to the
Turbines for Power Purposes, Ga un, Panama Canal.


, This view is taken from the spillway or tric current. The
channel side of the dam. In the background side of the steel
one sees the steel framework beyond which of which is seen a
will rise the water of Gatun Lake, when th These penstock
concrete is filled in .and the dam completed. plate, are three
At the extreme right are seea the pier many turbines, ar
rising above the falls-way, where the.lakia c.f 350 feet. At t
level is to be controlled by gates placed be- bar iron will be u
tween the concrete piers. In the foregroun penstocks will b
are prominently shown the penstocks, huge nmrans of cast iror
water pipes or conduits. These penstocks iing the amount.
are to be used to conduct water from t-b head gates will re-
forebay as described in picture 217a3. Tb for operating the
turbines are to be used in generating elec-
Copyright 19'3, by The Keystone View Coimpanty.


forebay is on the opposite
and concrete wall, on top
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