National Geographic : 1926 Mar
t'notograpn Dy J. 1 heodore Marriner THIS STRONGHOLD HELPED TO HOLD BACK THE TURK The Red Tower once guarded the important Turnu Rosiu Pass (which takes its name from the tower). The road through this pass in the Carpathians was built by the great Roman Emperor Trajan (p. 323). THE TOWN HALL OFBRASOV (KRONSTADT) Saxon colonists were brought into Transylvania inthe12th and 13th centuries, and Brasov, a city ofabout 60,000 people, remains to-day more Saxon than Saxony.