National Geographic : 1939 Jul
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE ST. HELENA RESIDENTS IN A HURRY SLIDE DOWN THE BANISTERS Putting a pole across the handrails, they make the quick descent from the top of Ladder Hill to James town in the valley. They touch the steps just enough with their feet to keep their progress under control. The garrison for this small island in the South Atlantic is quartered at the top of the hill. An automobile road also leads up to the barracks. The old moat appears at the left.