Notes on the Geography of Trinidad: Trinidad: What Oil Money Buys
The pictures in this set were taken early in 2008 (perhaps a decade later than those in the previous two groups) and record some aspects of Trinidad's modernization.
On the outskirts of town, an overpass is under construction.
The overpass itself, with bureaucratic bonhomie.
The Trincity Mall.
Superpremium ice cream by the pint, quart, and half-gallon at the Trincity SuperValu.
Houses in that subdivision.
Waller Field runway, being converted to a college campus.
Police station at Toco, at the northeastern corner of the island.
A local grocery.
The Grand Bazaar, on the road to Chaguanas.
Supermarket at Chaguanas.
Old cane fields being converted to a residential subdivision.
Sign posted near the site shown in the previous picture.
Canefields on the outskirts of San Fernando.
Boundary marker at Cedar Hill, near the fields shown in the previous picture.
House in the Cedar Hill Settlement. The homeowner was in the cement business.
More cane fields under conversion.
Nearby, a branch of the RBTT, formerly the Royal Bank of Trinidad and Tobago. The bank is a descendant of the Royal Bank of Canada, which opened for business in Trinidad in 1910.
Subdivision near San Fernando.
Satellite dishes in houses in the hamlet of Jacob Settlement, near Siparia, south of San Fernando.
Nearby convenience store.
Entertainment, near Jacob Settlement.
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