Panama Canal Pictures

Washington Square, Philadelphia: Wilmer Atkinson Company, 1913

Description : 5 ½ inches

Dating from the period of Panama Canal construction, this booklet of photographs includes a brief introduction, factual information, and a map of the Canal Zone. It contains a collection of photos including the “Gatun Locks, the great artificial Gatun Lake , the Culebra Cut , and the Pedro Miguel and Miraflores Locks.”

“This little book, however aims only to give some of the latest pictures showing the progress of the work, and to give them in such orderly form that the reader may feel he or she has made a personal trip, even if a very rapid one across the Isthmus.”

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