January 8, 1938. Kitale, Kenya: The farm of W. Swain on the eastern slope of Mt. Elgon. This farm is typical of the Trans Nzoia district, which produces maize, wheat, coffee, pyrethrum, sisal, timber, fruit, dairy produce, and cattle for the meat market. The average size of the farms is about 1,500 acres, but most owners do not cultivate the full amount. This particular farm had only about five hundred acres in cultivation. Here is seen the central residence with gardens. A coffee planting has failed to take hold at the right. A successful coffee planting under the bamboo shading on the left, a field of maize, and a field of wheat are seen. The elevation is about 7,200 feet, and the owner is a retired English civil service officer from India. 9400 feet. 09:00.