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View Showing Rise of Walls from One Lock to Another - Gatun at the Left in the Distance, Panama Canal

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Title:
View Showing Rise of Walls from One Lock to Another - Gatun at the Left in the Distance, 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
Rights Management:
Applicable rights reserved on the material.
Resource Identifier:
2013.2.148
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AA00015300:00001

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Material Information

Title:
View Showing Rise of Walls from One Lock to Another - Gatun at the Left in the Distance, 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:
2013.2.148
System ID:
AA00015300:00001

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21722-View Showin


To secure this view the camera was placed
on the west side of the Gatun Locks facing
the southeast, towards thl great Gatun Lake.
This gives us an excellent i Iea of the lilt
necessary between locks. The rise here in-
dicated is a little over 23 feet, as tlher is a
total elevation of 85 feet in the three C %:n
Locks which are constructed iA a cWA:i.-LI,;


,anal.


gates are shown and described in views 21717
and 2iY0.
In order to pass a boat through the locks
it will be necessary to cpen and close the
.orge n ter, n rties, varying from 390 'to
7:0 tov 1 ht, to operate the machinery
L -i "-.;:a in the center and
;.- w.all li e;.. .py and fill the lock cham--
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i; ;.. i -s, to r E a owI l rIj t tIle en erI c anllS ,
s succession. ponds, in addi
T i f.. i. Icigh ,0 pounds, in addi(
,The walls and floor of each l .ar.e n: toe te a ua towing by the four loco-
of concrete, as described in vivws 21:6,1, motives. All these operations will depend
21708 and 21704. Mitering gates are used upon electricity for power, and, with the
at each end of the locks to retain or release exception of the towing, will be controlled
the water as the occasion demands; these by one switchboard handled by one man.
Copyright, 1913, by The Keystone View Company.


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