Scenes From the Canal Zone c.1927

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USS Arizona

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USS Arizona

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US Navy Subs

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USS Chase
at Gaillard Cut

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British Ship

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French Ship
Jeanne D'Arc

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Jeanne D'Arc

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Hospital Ship

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General Martin

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General Martin
Inspecting Troops

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US Military Officers

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US Military Brass

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Machine Gunner

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Officers' Mess

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Pistol Range

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Quarry Heights

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Fort Amador

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Social Event

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Charles Lindbergh Visits the Canal Zone

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Lindy's Arrival

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View from
Ancon Hill

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Gatun Spillway

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Quarry Hts. Baseball Team

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Zone Champs
Basketball Team

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Football Team

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Canal Zone
Girl Scouts

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Central Avenue

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The Bolivar

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Crane at Work

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The Jungle Takes Over

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The Prado from the Admin Steps

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Panama City Wharf

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Party Time!

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Old Panama

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View from roof of Hotel Washington

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Sailors on Central Avenue

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Gorgas Hospital

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Gaillard Cut

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Ft. Amador
Gavilan Lagoon

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Camp Gaillard/
Old Culebra

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Ft. DeLesseps

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Let's Cut This Down!

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Sailing Ship at
Cristobal Pier

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Locking Thru
at Miraflores

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Up One Level

Photos Courtesy of
Greg Corrigan

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Albert Menard in 1927


Greg Corrigan's great-uncle Albert Menard was a photographer for the US Army Signal Corps. He was stationed in Panama around 1927.  Greg inherited these photos and has graciously decided to share them with all of us.  There are more to come!  If anyone can more fully identify some of the people and places in these photos, it will be appreciated.

These photos are the exclusive property of Greg Corrigan.  Reproduction by any means is prohibited without the written consent of CZBrats

January 11, 2003