National Geographic : 1927 Mar
the fine shops and theaters of the capital. The O'Connell statue rises at the end of the bridge, and theNelson Pillar, alofty fluted Doric column 120 feet above the street, is surmounted by a statue of England's naval hero. "The Pillar" is the center of thecity's activities, many tram lines termi nating and starting from it. The tramcars are doubledeckers and the traffic proceeds to the left, as in Great Britain (see, also, text, page 307).