National Geographic : 1913 Feb
Photo byGeorge R.King THE BARRACKS AT LA UNION, SALVADOR The port of La Union possesses the best harbor in San Salvador-deep, land-locked, and secure inall weather. Itistheoutlet forallthe produce of the eastern half of the republic. The town, which stands between the harbor and the foot of thevolcano ofConchagua, isatypical Central American city-ill-built, ill-paved, and ill-lighted. As usual, the most substantial buildings are thebarracks, thejail, and thechurches.