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S.S. Ancon inaugural crossing of the Panama Canal on August 15, 1914

The S.S. Ancon passes near the Culebra Cut at the official opening of the Panama Canal on August 15, 1914. Panama Canal Museum, Panama.

The S.S. Ancon begins the canal transit on the Atlantic side. The old French canal is seen on the left. Panama Canal Company.

U.S. 32-cent stamp commemorating the opening of the Panama Canal.

Last modified: Feb 20, 2019
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