Object of the Day

Woman at the Emergency Dams at Gatun Locks

We know this photograph was taken at the Emergency dam at the Gatun Locks, but we don’t know much else.

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Were people allowed to go up into the emergency dam?

When do you think this photograph was taken?

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Woman seated in the grass

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When might this photograph have been taken?

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Two Baseball Players

We don’t have any information attached to this photograph.

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Do you recognize the two men photographed?

Who did they play for?

What trophy are they holding?

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PRR Depot, Panama City; 1922

Unfortunately we do not have much information about this photograph.

2002.038.055.005

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Ceremony with view of the Prado

Our record indicates that this photograph may have been taken in the 1920s.

2001.023.066.002

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Can you tell us what might be happening in this photograph?

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130-B- A view in the Hospital Grounds. Colon.

We know that this photograph was taken by Ernest Hallen in Colon.

2001.074.001.011

Which hospital was he referring to?

What year do you think this might have been taken?

What memories do you have about hospitals in Colon?

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Culebra Cut

The caption reads “6-F Culebra Cut, Culebra. Quartermasters Department Excursion train in front of Contractors Hill. July 24, 1910″.

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What can you tell us about the Quartermasters Department?

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Panama City in the French Era

Unfortunately, we do not have much information on this photograph.

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Hindoo [sic] laborers waiting for paychecks

The caption on the bottom of this photograph reads “244-X1 Hindoo [sic] laborers waiting for paychecks. Balboa,C.Z. June 11, 1913″.

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What can you tell us about Hindu workers in the Panama Canal?

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Cores drilled through concrete seal

The caption of this photo reads ” 26 N69 The Panama Canal. Municipal Division. Cores drilled through concrete seal. Pier 2- Dock 15-Balboa. July 3, 1936″

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What might these cores had been used for?

What can you tell us about the Municipal Division?

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