Workers Build the Panama Canal Ca. 1900s

Workers Build the Panama Canal Ca. 1900s

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Unknown - 1900
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The 1900 Hay-Pauncefote Treaty authorized construction of a U.S.-controlled canal through Central America, which would drastically reduce travel time between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. To build the canal, workers used specially-adapted equipment that had originally been designed for the railroad industry. Construction of the Panama Canal began in 1904 and was completed ten years later.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , WPA Film Library, , [1900]
Copyright Date: ©1900
Characteristics: video file,rda
1 online resource (1 video file (0 min., 46 sec.))
Additional Contributors: WPA Film Library
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