Panama Canal album #2


Material Information

Panama Canal album #2
Physical Description:
Photograph album
Hallen, Ernest ( Photographer )
Williams, Richard ( donor )
Copyright Date:
State / Edition:
Modern prints
Gelatin silver prints ( Photographs )


Subjects / Keywords:
Canals--Design and construction   ( fast )
Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930   ( fast )
Stevens, John F. (John Frank), 1853-1943   ( fast )
Drilling & boring--1900-1910   ( lcsh )
Excavation--Panama--Panama Canal--1900-1910   ( lcsh )
Panama--Gaillard Cut   ( fast )
Labor   ( fast )
Panama--Gatun Locks   ( fast )
Locks (Hydraulic engineering)   ( fast )
Spatial Coverage:
Panama -- Central America -- Panama Canal Zone


Photograph album with images of the construction era and early days of operation.
Scope and Content:
The photographs are dated between 1904 and 1939 and depict various aspects of construction and operation of the Panama Canal. Subjects represented include the Old Las Cruces Trail; engineer John F. Stevens; steam shovels and rail cars; Culebra Cut slides and excavation; mosquito eradication activities; laborers; views of the dam and spillway at Gatun; boats; housing; medical staff; and interior and exterior views of Canal Zone buildings.
Original Location:
PCM storage cage, ILF

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
Panama Canal Museum Collection at the University of Florida
Rights Management:
Works of the Federal Government: This item is a work of the U.S. federal government and is in the public domain pursuant to 17 U.S.C. §105.
Resource Identifier:
accession number - 2004.008.002.002
System ID: