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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.

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

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