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Lifting a mind-blowing 14,000 ships a year, the Panama Canal relies on the mightiest machines: gargantuan locks, a colossal cran
How the Panama...
Opened 1914, responsible for the deaths of...
Opened 1914, responsible for the deaths of 25,000 workers, the Panama Canal is the shipping shortcut around the world.
This 19th century marvel is struggling to keep...
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The number of ships using the Canal has...
The number of ships using the Canal has increased from 1000 in 1914 to over 14,000 but how can they expand?
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In just six days these cheap and shipping...
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Brady heads into the bush and measures each...
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