Slide 10: Gaillard Cut

Accession number 2013.23.4J

Material Information

Slide 10: Gaillard Cut
Physical Description:
2.0" X 2.0"


The tenth slide of the Panama Canal Commission depicts the Gaillard cut. Originally called the "Culebra Cut" it was renamed to honor Col. David du Bose Gaillard, the engineer in charge whom died of a brain tumor before the Canal was completed. It is being constantly expanded to widen the channel.
General Note:
made in the memory of Vikki Borell Edwards (BHS '74)
Original Location:
Envelope File 2013

Record Information

Source Institution:
Panama Canal Museum
Holding Location:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
All rights reserved by the source institution.
Resource Identifier:
accession number - 2013.23.4J
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