Steam shovel #258 and loaded flat cars caught in a slide at Culebra, May 29, 1913. Image source: Nichols, A. B. (Aurin Bugbee), and Tirzah Lamson Nichols. Panama Canal Collection, A.B. Nichols Notebook, vol. 48b, 1846-1923 (bulk 1906-1914), pp. 65.
From 1907 through 1914, the Canal experienced over 100 slides. Some came without warning, burying workers and equipment and completely blocking the Canal.
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