Film, Video Panama Canal--scenes of the finished Canal
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- Panama Canal--scenes of the finished Canal
- Scenes of the Panama Canal, generally in the natural order of passage, from a ship moving from the Atlantic to the Pacific. The ship passes by the Panamanian city of Colón on the Atlantic end, through the channel to Gatun Locks and into Gatun Lake, views of the Gatun spillway and the Chagres River. From here she passes from Gaillard Cut (Culebra Cut), into the Pedro Miguel Locks and into Miraflores Lake. Then through the Miraflores Locks and into the final portion of the canal, passing the Canal Zone towns of Ancon, Balboa, and Balboa Heights. Final views are of the Ancon Hospital (Gorgas Hospital) and the U.S. Administration Building at Balboa.
- Contributor Names
- Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
- Created / Published
- United States : [s.n., 1919?].
- Subject Headings
- - Canals, Interoceanic--Panama
- - Ships
- - Locks (Hydraulic engineering)
- - Spillways
- - Public buildings, American
- - Panama Canal (Panama)
- - Panama Canal (Panama)--Navigation
- - Gatun Lake (Panama)
- - Chagres River (Panama)
- - Miraflores Lake (Panama)
- Documentary films
- Short films
- Silent films
- Nonfiction films
- - Copyright: no reg.
- - Duration: 4:03 (part 1), 4:00 (part 2), 3:56 (part 3), 4:07 (part 4), 0:52 (part 5) at 14 fps.
- - Sources used: Abbot, Willis J. Panama and the canal, 1913; Avery, Ralph E. America's triumph at Panama, 1913.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - National Park Service acquired from Roosevelt Memorial Association. Gift to RMA from Samuel Lewis. Edge code date on nitrate is 1919. Flash titles are very dark.
- - Received: 5/1968 from USDA lab; viewing print, non-viewing pos pic; preservation; Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection.
- 1 film reel of 1 (358 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print.
- 1 film reel of 1 (358 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. non-viewing pos pic.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- FAB 1115 (viewing print)
- FRA 6058 (non-viewing pos pic)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- Library of Congress Control Number
- Online Format
- LCCN Permalink
- Library of Congress Online Catalog
- Additional Metadata Formats
- MARCXML Record
- MODS Record
- Dublin Core Record
ContributorsTheodore Roosevelt Association Collection (library of Congress)
Chagres River (panama)
Gatun Lake (panama)
Locks (hydraulic Engineering)
Miraflores Lake (panama)
Panama Canal (panama)
Public Buildings, American
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The following films are made available here with permission from the Theodore Roosevelt Association, P.O. Box 719, Oyster Bay, N.Y. 11771 (Internet address: [email protected]):The Story of the Panama Canal 
T. R.'s Return from Africa, 1910 
A Visit to Theodore Roosevelt at His Home at Sagamore Hill, Oyster Bay, L.I., 1912
Roosevelt, Friend of the Birds 
The Roosevelt Dam 
The River of Doubt .
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Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. Panama Canal--scenes of the finished Canal. [United States: s.n., ?, 1919] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mp76000322/. (Accessed October 28, 2016.)
APA citation style:
Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. (1919) Panama Canal--scenes of the finished Canal. [United States: s.n., ?] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mp76000322/.
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Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. Panama Canal--scenes of the finished Canal. [United States: s.n., ?, 1919] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/mp76000322/>.