Army Engineers and the Building of the Panama Canal, 1907 1914
Lock Construction. A key aspect of the canal plan was the decision to use a series of locks to raise ships above sea level and into a lake upon which they would traverse the Panamanian interior before being lowered again on the other side. Lt. Col. Harry Hodges of the Army Corps of Engineers designed the lock chambers.
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