National Geographic : 1936 May
662 THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE si +^~ Photograph by Maynard Owen Williams THE SINGLE HAND OF ROUEN S BIG CLOCK HAS POINTED THE TIME FOR MORE THAN 400 YEARS Thanks to repairs, the clock still keeps as good time now as when men in armor tramped through the narrow street. Above its sculptured dial rises a tower with three slender ornaments, the central one bearing Rouen's coat of arms. At the curb, a hotel bus brings travelers to their lodgings. In this ancient Norman capital Joan of Arc was burned at the stake (page 665).