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A record of the construction of the Panama Canal...

Item # 649251

January 1, 1914

CANAL RECORD, Ancon, Canal Zone, 1914  This small-size periodical from the Isthmus of Panama is an interesting  newspaper published by the "Isthmian Canal Commission", given free of charge to employees of the Commission & the Panama Railroad Company. It lasted for several years documenting the construction of the Panama Canal, considered one of the finest engineering achievements of the early 20th century. It will soon be celebrating its 100th anniversary.
Complete in 8 pages, primarily filled with various technical items relating to the canal project but other items as well. Measures 9 by 11 1/2 inches and in excellent condition.

Item from Catalog 291 (released for February, 2020)...

Category: The 20th Century

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