Miraflores Locks

The four remaining GE Mules are on display: 686 at Virginia Museum of Transportation, 644 at Gatun, 645 in Balboa, and 672 at Miraflores.

One of the "control towers" A synchronized operating model of the locks helped keep things running smoothly.


We did "get to know" some of the regular ships by name.

Evening falls on the canal and the last ships of the day complete their transit.

Mom putting up with my photographer demands.

There the ships go! Where? The streaks ...made during this time exposure.