Mule Locomotive at Miraflores Locks (Gatun Locks Lighthouse)
Photograph Courtesy of Lighthouse Digest Magazine
Mule Locomotives This photograph was donated by Joe Duvall
Mule Locomotive at Gatun Locks Photo courtesy of the Panama Canal Authority
Mule Locomotive< (ship being pulled by mule locomotive) Photo courtesy of the Panama Canal Authority
"Mules" are a type of locomotive, that helps to pull the ships
through the Panama Canal. My father worked for many years as a mule operator at Pedro Miguel Locks. He enjoyed his job working with the mule locomotives, and once, he let me ride on one....now, that was an adventure!
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