Monthly Archive: November, 2014

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

We know that this photograph was taken by Ernest Hallen in Colon. Which hospital was he referring to? What year do you think this might have been taken? What memories do you have… Continue reading

Culebra Cut

The caption reads “6-F Culebra Cut, Culebra. Quartermasters Department Excursion train in front of Contractors Hill. July 24, 1910”. What can you tell us about the Quartermasters Department? Please share with us in… Continue reading

Panama City in the French Era

Unfortunately, we do not have much information on this photograph. Where exactly was this photograph taken? What year do you think this might have been taken in? Please share with us in the… Continue reading

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″. What can you tell us about Hindu workers in the Panama Canal? Please… Continue reading

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″ What might these cores had been used… Continue reading

Beach at Portobello, Panama

Here we have a fun scene from Portobello, Panama. When might this photograph have been taken? What memories can you share with us about Portobello? Please share with us in the comments section… Continue reading

Mr. and Mrs. John Warner and Paul

We know that the people in this photograph are Mr. and Mrs. John Warner and┬ábehind them,┬áPaul. What can you tell us about these people? When might this photograph have been taken? Please share… Continue reading

Colon Centennial Carnival

We know this photograph was taken in 1952 to celebrate the centennial of Colon. What more can you share with us about this record? What other celebrations went on in the carnival? Do… Continue reading

Orchid House

Unfortunately, we do not have any extra information on this photograph. What is the Orchid House? Where was it located? Please share with us in the comments section below!

Administration Building and Elementary School

We have this wonderful aerial shot of an administration building and an elementary school. Can you identify them? When might this photograph have been taken? Please share with us in the comments section… Continue reading