National Geographic : 1953 Feb
© National Geographic Society 4 A Cycling Milkmaid Drives Her Cows Through Saint Pere sous Vezelay This 16th-century house stands not far from Vezelay. The squat round tower beside the stable door holds a bread-baking oven. Its roof retains the original stone shingle, but modern pressed tile now covers the main house. Thatch, too, is dying out in Burgundy. Kodachro es by Melvin Hall ' Antique Thresher Groans and Rumbles; Dust and Chaff Fill the Air The owner hauls his machine from place to place and threshes grain when he is not welding broken parts. Thirst-provoking chaff makes good business for the inn, whose sign offers lodging to horsemen and pedestrians arriving in a hamlet near Vezelay.