Construction of the Panama Canal in 1911; panoramic views of the Panama Canal and various construction footage.
Looking up the canal from the pacific side. Various scenes of steam shovels at work. Shows labors carrying cases of dynamite on their heads and shoulders. Shows small dynamite blast. Shows unloading of dirt (earth) and rocks from railroad cars along canal bank; rail mounter spreader levels the dirt on the canal bank. Shows machine that moves complete sections of railroad track in operation. Shows concrete mixers loading concrete into buckets on railroad car. Large concrete buckets being dumped. Shows concrete mixing plant at Gatun. Concrete work at Pedro Miguel. Pedro Miguel Lock. Shows Panama Canal labor train leaving and arriving. Suction dredge in operation at the Atlantic opening
File: high definition 1920×1080/24p ProRes422.
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