Goodrich, James J.
1930

Unrecorded Panoramic Pictorial Map of Panama

A Panoramic Pictorial of Panama by Corporal James J. Goodrich 11th Engineers

DESCRIPTION: Unrecorded pictorial map of Panama by Corporal James J. Goodrich, 11th Engineers ca. 1930. Adorned with numerous idiosyncratic illustrations including at upper right a drawing of a panther labeled "Black Cats." Many illustrations of military aircraft and naval vessels. Dotted line north of the Panama Canal shows a "proposed highway across the isthmus" beginning at the Madden Dam, completed in 1935, and terminating at Colon on the Pacific Ocean.

The 11th Engineer battalion was activated on the 20th of November, 1920 in the Panama Canal Zone. The 11th engineers conducted numerous engineer missions over rugged terrain and through dense jungle. It was in Panama that the 11th adopted for its crest the Panama Black Panther and assumed the nickname "Jungle Cats." The 11th Engineers were relieved of their assignment to the Panama Canal Division in April, 1932.

CREATOR: Goodrich, James J.

PUBLICATION DATE: 1930

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Panama

BODY OF WATER: Panama Canal

CONDITION: Very Good.  Clean and bright. Folds as issued.

COLORING: Vivid process color. Roads hand-colored in red ink.

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 12 " x 8 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 77

PRICE: $275

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