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Scenes of the Finished Canal
Library of Congress collection

   

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"Scenes of the finished Canal" pt 1
"Scenes of the finished Canal" pt 2
"Scenes of the finished Canal" pt 3
"Scenes of the finished Canal" pt 4
"Scenes of the finished Canal" pt 5

Description of film from the Library of Congress:

Summary

Scenes of the Panama Canal, generally in the natural order of passage, from a ship moving from the Atlantic to the Pacific. The ship passes by the Panamanian city of Colón on the Atlantic end, through the channel to Gatun Locks and into Gatun Lake, views of the Gatun spillway and the Chagres River. From here she passes from Gaillard Cut (Culebra Cut), into the Pedro Miguel Locks and into Miraflores Lake. Then through the Miraflores Locks and into the final portion of the canal, passing the Canal Zone towns of Ancon, Balboa, and Balboa Heights. Final views are of the Ancon Hospital (Gorgas Hospital) and the U.S. Administration Building at Balboa.

  

 

 

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