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The Panama Canal,

Author: Frederic J Haskin
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, Page & Co., 1913.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Haskin, Frederic J., 1872-
Panama canal.
Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, Page, 1914, ©1913
(OCoLC)567974695
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederic J Haskin
OCLC Number: 563782
Description: x, 386 pages folded color frontispiece, illustrations, plates, portraits 21 cm
Contents: The land divided, the world united --
Greatest engineering project --
Gatun Dam --
The locks --
The lock machinery --
Culebra cut --
Ends of the canal --
The Panama Railroad --
Sanitation --
The man at the helm --
The organization --
The American workers --
The Negro workers --
The commissary --
Life on the zone --
Past isthmian projects --
The French failure --
Choosing the Panama route --
Controversy with Colombia --
Relations with Panama --
Canal Zone government --
Congress and the canal --
Sea level canal impossible --
Fortifications --
Fixing the tolls --
The operating force --
Handling the traffic --
The Republic of Panama --
Other great canals --
A new commercial map --
American trade opportunities --
The Panama-Pacific Exposition.
Responsibility: by Frederic J. Haskin ... illustrated from photographs taken by Ernest Hallen, official photographer of the Isthmian Canal Commission.

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