Abandoned Lion Hill Railroad Station, Panama

ID: SIA2010-0008 and 97-50

Creator: Goldman, Edward Alphonso

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1910-1911

Citation: "Completion of the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone," Explorations Organized or Participated in by the Smithsonian Institution in 1910 and 1911, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 59, No. 11, p. 20, figure 21

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Summary

Abandoned Lion Hill railroad station. This part of the railroad will be submerged when Gatun Lake is filled for the construction of the Panama Canal. From 1910 to 1912 the Smithsonian participated in the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, to document the natural history of the Canal Zone prior to construction of the Panama Canal. Mr. Edward Alphonso Goldman from the Bureau of Biological Survey of the United States Department of Agriculture was a member of the field party and took this picture.

Subject

  • United States Dept. of Agriculture Bureau of Biological Survey
  • Panama Canal Zone
  • Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1910-1912

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

"Completion of the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone," Explorations Organized or Participated in by the Smithsonian Institution in 1910 and 1911, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 59, No. 11, p. 20, figure 21

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1910-1911

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Railroads
  • Lion Hill Railroad Station (Panama)
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Landscapes
  • Architecture
  • Transportation
  • Natural History
  • Field Work
  • Explorations Organized or Participated in by the Smithsonian Institution in 1910 and 1911
  • Railroads--Panama
  • Railroad stations--Panama
  • Buildings--Panama
  • Natural history

Place

  • Panama
  • Gatun Lake (Panama)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

SIA2010-0008 and 97-50

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Number of Images: 1; Size: 4.16w x 2.25h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print

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