Madden Dam
Photo by Thomas Green Moore

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The first of what was to be a long list of multi-million dollar improvement projects to the Panama Canal began with the construction of Madden Dam across the upper Chagres River.  Completed in 1936, the massive masonry structure created a reservoir as a safeguard against water shortage during the dry season, December through April.

August 29, 1999

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