National Geographic : 1940 Aug
©Publishers Photo Service Valletta's Ancient Bastions Dominate Malta's Grand Harbour These old ramparts, called the Upper Baracca, now bristle with modern guns. Atop the walls tropical gardensflourish. The slender tower (left center) houses the elevator which brings passengers from the customhouse below, at the water's edge. In the distance, warehouses flank Dockyard Creek, where thenavy yard and huge floating dock are located.