Charles Edwards Wood Panama Canal Photograph Album
Wood, Charles Edwards 1876-1954
Wood, Jr., Charles E
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
.15 cu. ft. : 1 box
Gatun Dam (Panama)
Gatun Locks, Canal Zone, Panama
Panama Canal (Panama)
Wood was an electrical engineer who learned his trade entirely on the job. He had worked on railway electrification prior to his work on the Panama Canal.
An album of photographs taken during the construction of the Panama Canal. Subjects of the photographs include the earliest digging, tree removal, mosquito control, locks, equipment, Wood's family, a fire in Colon that occurred during the building of the Canal, and the first boats to use the Canal. Photographs include images of the Gatun Dam and locks, and the Atlantic side of the Isthmus.
Charles Edwards Wood Panama Canal Photograph Album, Archives Center, National Museum of American History