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Caption

Panama Canal Almost Ready for Ships. The progress on the Panama Canal has been so rapid that it is almost ready for the ships of commerce that will use this gigantic sluiceway that has made two hemispheres out of one. The photograph shows the completed approach to the gaurd gate of upper lake, east chamber, Gatun, and is an example of how quickly the work is being rushed to completion.

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. The image is based on a photograph by Underwood & Underwood, New York.

Condition

Unused

Language of Postcard

English

Location

Panama–Colón Province–Colón

Publisher

Valentine-Souvenir Company

Publisher Series

143-21

Photographer

Underwood & Underwood

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-36

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-36A

Image File Size

381 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

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

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