Mules















Mule Locomotive
Photo courtesy of the
Panama Canal Authority
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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