The deputy superintendent discusses the day's coal production in Pangyo mine with the chief engineer.
Korean construction engineer surveys the six kilometer long sea wall which protects the newly reclaimed land from the sea at Taechon-ni in South Korea. This dyke and sluice gate built with materials supplied by UNKRA is part of an overall program to enclose sea bays and improve the rice producing capacity of South Korea.
The sea wall at Teachon-ni South Korea built by UNKRA supplied materials.
The narrow gauge railroad on the dyke at Taechon-ni. The immense amount of earth filling and building materials needed to build this six kilometer sea wall were carried on this track.
A long view showing bridge and pontoons forming the floating quay at Kunsan Harbour.
The floating bridge at Kunsan built by UNKRA to enable large ships to discharge their cargoes at the docks instead of, as formerly, into lighters in the outer harbour. The bridge is constructed with pontoons attached to swing bridges which in turn are fastened to the permanent quay. This allows for a rise and fall of some 21 feet.
Floating pier on the Changhang side of Kunsan Harbour.
Discharging cargo at the floating pier at Kunsan. Kunsan Harbour was rehabilitated by UNKRA.
Construction begins on the new Fundamental Education Centre at Suwon, Korea, UNKRA has allocated $300,000 to build, equip and operate the Centre for two years. UNESCO is cooperating in the provision of staff. First courses at the Centre will begin in November.
Lt. General John B. Coulter, Agent General of the UNKRA; Mr. Ko Chae Bong, Mayor of the City of Seoul; and a representative of the American Korean Foundation; break the ground for new buildings for the Kyonggi Technical High School at Ahyon, Mapo-ku, Seoul. UNKRA early in 1953 helped the high school rehabilitate the badly damaged main building. The present project will provide four modern buildings to be used for a machine shop, molding shop, drawing rooms, and woodworking shop respectively, including a guard-house and a toilet. UNKRA will provide building materials and vocational equipment amounting to $270,638 to this project.