The bank of the Han River, showing the inlet to the pumping ditch.
The elevated irrigation ditch and the pumping house, as seen from the planted fields.
Irrigation ditch as seen from the pumping plant.
It forms one bank of the canal which traverses the farming area.
A view of the reservoir below the pumping plant. The water is pumped from the river-bed basins into the reservoir, then pumped into the irrigation canals.
Koreans watch the water, which means life or death for themselves and their families, gush out from the pumping plant into the irrigation canal.
Another view of the canal, showing in foreground the culvert (with man standing on it) through which it passes under the road and onto the other side.
President Rhee and General Coulter at the ceremony.