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West Chamber of Pedro Micuel Lock. Vessels will not be allowed to go through the locks under their own power. Electric towing engines on cog rails on the tops of the walls will tow the vessels through. The usual number of engines will be four and it will take about 30 minutes to pass through each chamber, or three hours to pass all the locks.

Physical Description

One color postcard with a divided back. The postcard was published by The Valentine-Souvenir Company in New York, New York and printed in the United States.

Condition

Used

Postmark Date

1915-08-19

Sender

E. Wasmann, RSC [Cheyenne, WY]

Recipient

Miss M. Clarke [St. Joseph, Missouri]

Excerpt from Message

[in Lithuanian]

Language of Message

Lithuanian

Language of Postcard

English

Location

Panama–Panamá Province–Panama City

Publisher

Valentine-Souvenir Company

Publisher Series

PC8

Date Issued

1914-1923

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Digital Collection

Central American Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library. University of San Diego

Collection Number

Panama-21

Date Digitized

2013-12-13

Image Format

Image/JPEG

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

P:\SDCW Postcard Collection\Central America\Panama-21A

Image File Size

366 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

Panama (Panama), Panama Canal (Panama), Canals, Locks (hydrolic engineering)

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