Essay in print

We suspect our readers will spend quite some time studying this 1945 aerial shot of Bridgetown.

No NIS Building, or Fire Service headquarters, Treasury Building, Independence Square of Fairchild Street bus terminal.

There is a much narrower Charles Duncan O’Neal Bridge and buses are parked next to the fountain in what is now Heroes Square. But the now abandoned Empire Theatre stands proud. What do you notice?

Photo compliments Media Resource Department of the Ministry of Education.

One Response to Essay in print

  1. Supa November 25, 2012 at 2:39 pm

    On the left side of the picture a ship is laying on its side likely having the barnacles below the waterline scraped off. I think this activity is tied to the term “carenage”.


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