National Geographic : 1946 Feb
The National Geographic Magazine Their Shops Destroyed, Plymouth Merchants Carry On under Sheds Though every big store in the business center was bombed out, few gave up. Many did business in the open. ) National Geographic Society Koduaclrolnes by 1. Anthony Stewart Salvaged for the New Plymouth, Fireplaces Find Storage below Galvanized Iron While fighting for their lives, civil defense workers saved thousands of tons of materials. Mantels, doors, pipes, tiles, bricks, and even nails were snatched from the ruins. This young woman measures stray grates to fit them into fireplaces.