National Geographic : 1945 May
Methodist Prints Round and Round the Ponies Go, Pulling Huge Sweeps Which Turn the Sugar-press Rollers They crush the sugar cane, expressing the juice. A woman carries a bucketful of the juice to one of the tile-roofed sheds where itisevaporated. The finished product is packed in tubs and sent to Japan to be refined (page 558). Sugar is the principal commercial crop oftheRyukyus.