Engineering Triumph That Forged a Nation: Panama Canal Turns 100

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Image: Gatun locks looking toward Atlantic entrance of canal, showing tugs, dredges, and barges ready for first lockage from sea level up into Lake Gatun at the Panama Canal
Gatun locks looking toward Atlantic entrance of canal, showing tugs, dredges, and barges ready for first lockage from sea level up into Lake Gatun at the Panama Canal, circa 1913.Library of Congress

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