Painting of erecting a Lock Gate - Click here to return to the previous page.

Photo by: Panama Canal Company - Graphics Branch
One of the mural paintings in the Administration Building rotunda by artist W. B. Van Ingen, the construction of the lock gates which are steel structures 65 feet wide, 7 feet thick, which vary in height from 47 to 82 feet, and weigh from 390 to 730 tons.

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 Presentation by: Joseph W. DuVall
For the Panama Canal Society web site.
January 26, 1999