Friday, August 15, 2014

Panama Canal Turns 100

Panama Canal, World's Greatest Engineering Project, Turns 100

One hundred years ago, on 15 August 1914, the Panama Canal officially opened when S. S. Ancon streamed through from the Atlantic to the Pacific side. (HuffPost, 15 August)

Photo credit: View of the first boat through the Gatun Locks, Panama; 26 September 1913. (PhotoQuest/Getty Images/HuffPost)

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