Lewis University Canal Corridor Postcards (Lewis University)
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Steam Shovels at Work in Culebra Cut, Panama Canal
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TitleSteam Shovels at Work in Culebra Cut, Panama Canal
DescriptionColor Postcard; Steam-shovels at work in Culebra Cut, removing a large dirt-slide. During the year 1912, about 5, 000, 000 cubic yards of dirt slid into this cut, greatly delaying the work.
Transcript[To] Miss Alice Kidder, Webster, So. Dak.; Sept 6, Dear Alice & all. How you folks [?] moved. I expect you are anxious to get to school again you ought to be hear [here] for the fair. Uncle Jm. and I were out yesterday. the exhibits are certainly fine. How is Mommy and all the rest. write when you can [Signed] Aunt Marie
SubjectPanama Canal (Panama) -- History; Postcards -- Panama -- History; Culebra Cut (Panama) -- History
Publisher ImprintThe Valentine-Souvenir Co., New York. Printed in U.S.A.; On Logo: Superior Quality Famous Throughout the World
Postcard NumberingPC 34
Publisher (Digital)Lewis University
SourceClick on this link to see more historical information on the Joliet area - http://www.lewisu.edu/imcanal/index-imcanal.htm
Geographic CoveragePanama
RightsAll rights held by Lewis University. For permission to reproduce, distribute, or otherwise use this image, please contact the Howard and Lois Adelmann Regional History Collection at Lewis University at 815-836-5579 or 815-836-5665.
CollectionCanal Corridor Postcards (Lewis University)
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