National Affairs: On Gold Hill

"The Third Engineers are proud of their comrade." So reads a bronze tablet to be affixed to Gold Hill, which looms beside the longest dry cut in the Panama Canal. This cut, nine miles in length, was called Culebra (meaning "snake") until, in 1913,

President Wilson renamed it Gaillard in memory of its engineer, the late Lieut. Col. David Dubose Gaillard. Last week; Mrs. Gaillard arrived in Panama for the dedication.


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