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These lo-fi sound bites from radio and TV were made between 1970-72, while living in Panama's Canal Zone (Balboa). Scanning the AM dial, you heard SCN play a variety of programs from the American Forces Radio and Television Service. Lively accordion music filled the Panamanian airwaves. A few samples of the 2 Spanish television stations can be heard as well. The original programs and slideshow photos (except for a few) belong to their respective owners and are presented here for entertainment and educational purposes.
Pool party pt. 2
The Third Locks Excavation was a U.S. project to add a third set of locks to the Panama Canal. It was abandoned to focus on WW II. For some reason, many confused this project with the failed French attempt to build a canal in the 1880s. One look at the size of it should convince a person that they are not observing 1880s technology. The only remnant of the French canal is on the Atlantic side, and it's a tiny little thing. Their canal would have been obsolete by the time they would have finished it! 1880s technology was not up to the task however, especially since they were determined to dig a sea-level canal. So this erroneously named "French Cut" became a party spot. Cliffs to dive off of. A simple scuba trip revealed some other interesting facts. The water is 80 ft deep at the base o...
Link to order this clip: http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675048574_border_Republic-of-Panama_vehicles-move-along-the-border_palm-trees Historic Stock Footage Archival and Vintage Video Clips in HD. Border between Republic of Panama and Panama Canal Zone Aerial views of Atlantic and Pacific Oceans in the Panama Canal Zone. Lush green fields, tower and buildings in the Canal zones. Shoreline, a ship anchored at the canal, vehicles move along the border between the Panama Canal Zone and Republic of Panama. Fort Gulick on the Atlantic side of the Canal. Palm trees, buildings, cars move along the border. Cars parked alongside of the road that forms the border between Republic of Panama and Canal Zone. Location: Panama Canal. Date: March 2, 1969. Visit us at www.CriticalPast.com: 57,000+ ...
This is mister pollo in coamo Puerto Rico and it rocks!!!!!
a ship moving through the panama canal zone
Shot of a Church. Arrival of Groom and Best Man. Bridesmaids arrive. Bride Arrives. Party out of Church. Cutting the wedding cake. Speech by best man. G.V. Reception. Escort awaits Bride and Groom to protect them until they leave for Cyprus. Capt. Neil Buckley of Cardiff married Miss Lynn Denford of Stoney Surrey. Best man Capt. Paul Hannam-Clark of Cheltenham. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/af30de81811d4099a9e864fcdb1594fd Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork