This image comes from a collection of photographs within the Carpenter Collection that is described as, “Photographs: U.S. Soldiers (Unidentified), Panama Canal”.
The year has been recorded as 1920, but we have no additional information about the individual photographs in this collection.
Can you tell us what is going on in this photo?
What would a set-up like this have been used for?
Did you have an experience with a trench like this in or near the Canal Zone?
Can you identify the location of this photograph?
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