National Geographic : 1925 Feb
126 TTTTE NATIONAL, GEOCRAPIIC MAGAZINE ^* : ' Ir . FISHING BEIIIND DE LESSEPS' BACK AT PORT SAID The gigantic statue of de Lesseps looks out upon the parade of commerce this French engineer's vision and energy made possible. Photographs by Maynard Owen \\illiams IIUMAN CONVEYOR BELT AT PORT SAID A temporary hitch has occurred in coaling a ship. But hitches do not last long. The queues of natives at Port Said, carrying coal cheaper than machinery can do it, add weight to Kipling's lines, which put the Orient "somewheres east of Suez."