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Activities Along Center Wall of Gatun Locks, Panama Canal

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Material Information

Title:
Activities Along Center Wall of Gatun 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:
2013.2.149
System ID:
AA00015301:00001

MISSING IMAGE

Material Information

Title:
Activities Along Center Wall of Gatun 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:
2013.2.149
System ID:
AA00015301:00001

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21721-Activities Along Center Wall of Gatun Locks. ::n.ama Canal.
The picture here seen shows the lock walls tracks necessary for the return of the tow-
practically completed and nearly ready for ing locomotives when unattached. Again
the canal traffic to begin. The middle wall the width of the center wall is apparent in
along which we are looking, is sixty feet view 21724 which shows a range light al-
wide and has vertical faces, approximately ready constructed.
87 feet in height. In this connection we may note that the
We can comprehend the width of tile cen- Iomotiv ; when towing will run on tracks
ter wall when we recall that on it tracks are with a center cog-rail system, and thus their"
laid for the two sets of towing locomotives, speed will be very much reduced; on their
one set to be used for passing vessels through return these electric motors will go more
the locks into Gatun Lake and another set rapidly, being run by friction, except over
for transferring them out into the channel the inclines where the cogs will be used
leading into Limon Bay, in addition to again.
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