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

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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
Place of Publication:
Meadville, PA
Copyright Date:
1913

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Panama--Panama Canal   ( fast )
Locks (Hydraulic engineering)   ( fast )
Railroads   ( fast )
Labor   ( fast )
Genre:
stereograph
Spatial Coverage:
Panama -- Central America -- Panama Canal Zone

Notes

Abstract:
Various laborers milling around the end of the center wall within the Pedro Miguel locks.
Scope and Content:
Public Domain Presumed (e.g. expiry of copyright term): This item is presumed to be in the public domain. The University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries respect the intellectual property rights of others and do not claim any copyright interest in this item. Users of this work have responsibility for determining copyright status prior to reusing, publishing or reproducing this item for purposes other than what is allowed by fair use or other copyright exemptions. Any reuse of this item in excess of fair use or other copyright exemptions requires permission of the copyright holder.
Donation:
Gifted on behalf of William P. and Barbara L. Angrick

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
Panama Canal Museum Collection at the University of Florida
Rights Management:
Public Domain Presumed (e.g. expiry of copyright term): This item is presumed to be in the public domain. The University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries respect the intellectual property rights of others and do not claim any copyright interest in this item. Users of this work have responsibility for determining copyright status prior to reusing, publishing or reproducing this item for purposes other than what is allowed by fair use or other copyright exemptions. Any reuse of this item in excess of fair use or other copyright exemptions requires permission of the copyright holder.
Resource Identifier:
accession number - 2013.2.144
Classification:
System ID:
AA00015296:00001

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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.
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feet to 8 feet on the top, the center wall tion of the cent(
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