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At the Foot of the Spillway at Gatun Dam, Panama Canal

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Title:
At the Foot of the Spillway at Gatun Dam, 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:
2013.2.165
System ID:
AA00015317:00001

MISSING IMAGE

Material Information

Title:
At the Foot of the Spillway at Gatun Dam, 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:
2013.2.165
System ID:
AA00015317:00001

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the Foot of the Spillway at Gatun Dam, Panama Canal.


In this and the following view (21737) great Gatun Lak
we have the key to the Gatun Lake. The the pillars rising
watershed topped with the pillars is the or 30 feet above
barrier between the Gatun Lake and the gates of the Sto
spillway or channel, the head of which is late the water f
seen in the picture. The piers are 45 feet will be so const
apart. The crest of the shed is 69 feet and can be raise
above sea-level, and the gates rise to an chines especially
elevation of 88 feet above sea-level. Since Rising from the
the normal lake level is 85 feet, the lake fallsway are seen
can then be lowered 19 feet or raised two baffle piers so p
to three feet above normal. ward rush of th
If one were to stand on the top of a pier overflow which r
he would see stretching before him the
SCopyright 1913, by The Keystone View Company.


e. We notice that between
115.5 feet above sea level,
mean lake-level, are placed
ney type, which will regu-
low from the lake. They
ructed as to be watertight
ed in ten minutes by ma-
designed for this purpose,
water at the foot of the
1 large concrete piers called
laced as to check the on-
le water in case of heavy
nay occur in time of flood.


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