American Experience Panama Canal Animation
An animation demonstrating the lock system of the Panama Canal. Details
Program: American Experience
Episode: Panama Canal Animation
From the program "TR, the Story of Theodore Roosevelt," an animation of the locks system of the Panama Canal demonstrates how a ship would travel across the Panamanian Isthmus. This "lake and lock" canal was favored by Roosevelt, who Chief Engineer George Goethals called "the real builder of the Panama Canal."
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Premiere Date: 04/17/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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