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Blowney, Walter E. (ed.) / The Wisconsin engineer
Vol. 22, No. 7 (April 1918)

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But for Electricity, the Panama Canal
Notable Electrifications of
the General Electric Com-
pany in construction work
and theoperation ofcanals
N.Y. State Barge Canal
(Great Lakes to Tidewater)
Catskill Aqueduct
(N. Y. City Water Supply)
   Panama Canal
   (Atlantic to Pacific)
would still be a dream
W    HEN engineering science decreed
"Ivvthat Electricity should be the
motive power to operate the towing
locomotives, the interlocking systems,
the fender chains, the pumps and the
spillway gates at Panama, the Canal
as an avenue of commerce began to
redeem itself.
   Electricity was preordained to be the driving
   and controlling force of this wonder canal. Its
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s entrusted t tne General Elec-
recognition of engineering and
iupremacy.
ity, the Panama Canal would
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