Radiance of the Seas Panama Canal Cruise, April 2002

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Colon Gatun Locks
& Gatun Lake
The
Gallard Cut
Pedro Miguel
Locks
Miraflores
Locks
Balboa

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Colon

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Colon The French Canal

 

Gatun Locks & Gatun Lake

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Approaching Gatun Locks (From the Atlantic)
       
Attaching the Radiance of the Seas to the Locomotive Mules The Locomotive Mules
Weight: 50 tons,  Towing Capacity: 70,000 pounds,  Max towing speed: 5 mph,  Horsepower: 170 (old model) 290 (new model)
  
 
Gatun Locks A Tight Fit
  
Gatun Locks (overlooking the Caribbean Sea) Gatun Dam

 

Gallard Cut

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Gold Hill  Gold Hill (Left), Contractors Hill (Right) Tropical Rain in the Gallard Cut

 

Pedro Miguel Locks

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Pedro Miguel Locks overlooking Miraflores Lake  Pedro Miguel Locks from Miraflores Lake

 

Miraflores Locks

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Miraflores Locks Miraflores Locks from the Atlantic 

 

Balboa

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Panama City The Bridge of Americas
Built in 1962, this is the only highway link between north & south America.  The bridge is almost a mile in length and stands approx. 400 ft above the Canal.

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