The Pitch Lake of La Brea, Trinidad, B.W.I.
Three men in hats linger on the pitch at the Pitch Lake, La Brea, south west Trinidad circa 1907. Numerous trees are spread across the horizon. The Pitch Lake is the largest natural deposit of asphalt in the world. It was discovery by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1595. It is mined for asphalt and is a fascinating tourist attraction. Postcard number 1018.
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Unknown author (W.C Ross and Co. Ltd, Port of Spain, Trinidad, 2009-02-09)Vendors sell their vegetable produce by the roadside, outside of a hardware store. Under the eves of the stores are at least two horse and carriages and you can see the back of an automobile at right. The postcard post ...
Unknown author (W.C Ross and Co. Ltd, Port of Spain, Trinidad, 2009-02-09)A group of vendors sell their vegetable produce by the roadside, near a hardware store. There are two horse and carriages in the background near the buildings and the back of an automobile can be seen at right.
Unknown author (2009-02-09)Street vendors sell their vegetable produce on vending stands on the roadside, outside of the Green Flag Bar. The baskets that once held their produce are neatly tucked under the tables that now hold the produce. A sign ...