National Geographic : 1941 Jan
West Indies Links in a Defense Chain ti an Pluai Pcgbrapllc outlety r1'nla yDy cIW1D 1i. YYlsneru( Man Power Operates a St. Lucia Lumber Mill In the meager shade of banana plants, cedar logs are sawed into boards for housebuilding. The worker on top pulls the saw back for the downward cutting stroke performed by the two below, a method in use for a century in the Lesser Antilles. Like a series of steppingstones, the Lesser Antilles curve around the eastern Caribbean from Puerto Rico to Trinidad.