National Geographic : 1946 Mar
Staff Photographer Maynard Owen Williams On a Misty August Morning Ox-drawn Hay Carts Creep into Chubukhli, a Prosperous Village inSoviet Armenia At harvesttime golden mounds of hay and grain crown the roofs of roadside homes. Spring will sweep away the village's sawtooth skyline; rooftops will beeaten bare and flat. Slabs of dried manure for fuel are stacked pyramid-wise in yards (left). Fog covers Chubukhli Pass, "asight forthegods," thephotographer recalls.