National Geographic : 1932 Jul
CYPRESS SNAGS NEAR THE SHORE OF LAKE DRUMMOND A century or more ago the cypress trees that stood here were cut down. Time, winds, and waters disintegrated the stumps. their fantastic shapes give the lake a strange, ghostly appearance. When the water islow, Photographs by H.W. Gillen IN ONE OF DISMAL'S GRIM "LIGHTS" Traveling is difficult in the wide, reedy, treeless, and vine-matted jungle known as "light"; dangerous, too,because ofthe vine-covered fire-holes inwhich the water rises and falls as the swamp water does. Large flocks of robins and many varieties of migratory birds feed here inwinter.