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View from Miraflores Lake Looking Toward End of Center Wall of Pedro Miguel Locks, Panama Canal

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Title:
View from Miraflores Lake Looking Toward End of Center Wall of Pedro Miguel Locks, 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:
2013.2.144
System ID:
AA00015296:00001

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Material Information

Title:
View from Miraflores Lake Looking Toward End of Center Wall of Pedro Miguel Locks, 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:
2013.2.144
System ID:
AA00015296:00001

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The photographer here, has located his walls at either
" camera in what will soon be Miraflores mooring wall for
Lake, and is looking northward to the Pedri to enter the lock
Miguel locks under construction. The hill the picture show
in the distance marks the end of the so- the end of the c(
called Culebra Cut. The wall shown at the construction; this
middle of the view is the center wall of the pose of minimizi
Pedro Miguel locks. This is a typical center sible ramming c
-wall, and, like those at the Gatun and Mira- surance is made
flores locks, will be 81 feet high and 60 chains and guard
S feet wide. Unlike the side walls, which the lock gates.
Staper up from a bottom width of some 45 An excellent vi
feet to 8 feet on the top, the center wall tion of the cent(
has vertical sides. 21720.
The. center wall extends beyond the side
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end, and thus acts as a
vessels awaiting their turn
gates. A careful study of
s that a rounding front at
enter wall is in process of
;, of course, is for the pur-
ng the danger of the pos-
)f incoming vessels. As-
doubly certain by fender
gates, placed just in front
iew of the rounded projec-
er wall is gotten in view