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The sun. [volume], November 23, 1913, FOURTH SECTION PICTORIAL MAGAZINE, Page 9, Image 49
The sun. [volume] (New York [N.Y.]) 1833-1916
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THE SUN, SUNDAY; NOVEMBER 23, 1913.
CULEBRA'S BIG CUT AND OTHER FAMOUS CANALS 1,1 1 lllll iiiii 1111 mil llll y II 1 1 1 " i rrrr m 1 " l III yt-', ''P v '-wK5f,r ' III CULEBRA CUT OF THE PANAMA CANAL FLOODED This picture shows how the Culebra cut will appear to passengers on steamships passing through the Panama Canal. It was taken after water was let into the cut through the blowing up of Gamboa dike. When the flooding is completed the water will be fifteen feet higher. The cut is seen from Empire, looking north to the sharpest curve in the canal. NORWAY'S MOUNTAIN CLIMBING CANAL Norway has one of the strangest wateiways in the world, the Bandak Nordsjo Canal. It is a mountain climbing canal, and a trip through it is one of the experiences tourists seek in Norway. At one moment it may be ascending a gorge, as in the picture, where it is climbing a hill beside Vrang waterfall, and the next it may be passing through a forest. THIBA CANAL, TOKIO, JAPAN Japan, like China, recognized the advantages of water transportation at an early period in her history, and some of her canals date back centuries. The craft that ply the Japanese canals are mostly small and are poled along by man power. Nevertheless considerable iiuaniitics of products of all kind are transported on waterways like the Thiba Canal at lokio. BEGINNING OF SUEZ CANAL AT PORT SAID The Suez Canal is the most famous of the world's artificial waterways because it forms the channel of communication between Europe and the Far East. A constant procession of great ocean steamships is passing through it in both directions. But while it i of tremendous value to commerce it is not particularly picturesque. 2Aofos CopyrigSi by ISndcrofdoci C. Ziitfer.asooct I l ill m