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Constructing the road to Menin

Constructing the road to Menin

Construction work at Menin, Belgium, during World War I. In the distance the stripped landscape is visible. A large crater dominates the front of the photograph, filled with wet, churned mud. Teams of men work in a line in the centre carrying supplies with which to lay new road. [Original reads: 'OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPH TAKEN ON THE BRITISH WESTERN FRONT IN FRANCE - Constructing the road to Menin.…