Gatun Lock Chamber

The back of this photograph reads: “”I think this picture was taken where the first ships went thru the canal when it first opened”.

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Our record indicates this photograph was taken during a preliminary lock test, what can you tell us about that process?

Was there anyone in your family that participated in this preliminary test at the Gatun Locks?

Please share with us in the comments section below!

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