National Geographic : 1934 Feb
A TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN THE WILDERNESS Just as a pack train was passing, one of the cables of this small suspension bridge on the trail below the ranch tore loose, letting down one side. For tunately, the only casualty was the mule, whose body is seen suspended from the cables. Photographs by Richard C.Gill INDIAN RUNNERS BRING MAIL TO THE JUNGLE OUTPOST Trained to their task from childhood, these messengers thread the wilder ness trails with amazing easeand speed. The large leaves serve asprotection from the equatorial sun andalso from the frequent rains, the water running off their glossy surface.