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Colorado album and Panama views

Identifier: C Photo Album 280

Scope and Contents

The album contains unidentified family snapshots from Colorado Springs, rural Colorado, and unidentified views probably taken in the United States. The loose photographic prints show the Panama Canal during and after construction. Images of cranes, railroads, steam shovels, ship locks, laborers, earth moving, dikes, explosions, battleships, the Pacific Fleet, tug boats, and Panama City.


  • between 1900 and 1920?

Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.


1 photo box(es)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source: received from Mike Blecha from Bert Fullman.


Title supplied by cataloger.


Formerly PAFI Album # 280

Table of Contents

Flooding the lock -- Excavating for dry lock at Balboa -- Submarines dry docked for repairs in Gatun locks -- Flooding of pioneer cut by heavy rain. Pumps at work, Culebra Cut -- Chagres River, view near Palo Grande, during flood water -- Pacific Fleet through Panama Canal U.S. destroyers in middle chambers, Gatun Locks, water at low level -- Pacific Fleet through Panama Canal - U.S.S. New Mexico in Gaillard Cut, looking north.

Processing Information

Some images are stained, soiled, or faded.

Finding Aid for the Colorado album and Panama views[graphic]
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States