Flash Interactive: Panama Map

Other Flash Interactives

Browse this 1906 map of the Panama Canal compiled by surveys from the French and U.S. governments. See photos and details on what obstacles American engineers overcame and how they built the canal.

Launch Interactive


This interactive is based on a map courtesy of www.historyshots.com, designers of awarding-winning posters and prints.




My American Experience

My American Experience photos

Share Your Story

Have you gone through the locks? Or, did you have a family member who worked on the Panama Canal? Share your photos, stories and experiences.

  • Additional funding for this program was provided by

  • Arthur Vining Davis Foundations
  • NEH