National Geographic : 1928 Jun
AS A GREAT DISTRIBUTING CENTER FOR THE SOUTHWEST, DALLAS RELIEVES THE TRAFFIC STRAIN ON ST. LOUIS AND KANSAS CITY Here literally scores of nationally known business enterprises have built warehouses. On busy days, over 200 package cars ofgoods leave Dallas for II,ooo,ooo consumers who live within a radius of 300 miles. This recently completed viaduct ismore than amile long. BEAUTY AND FASHION PARADE IN SAFETY BEHIND GALVESTON'SSEA WALL From that black September of 1900oo,when hurricane and tidal wave spread destruction, Spartan-hearted Galveston, phcenixlike, rose anew from death and wreckage. To prevent similar calamities, the level of the city was raised an average of 7 feet and aconcrete wall 17feet high and 5feet wide at the top was built to protect its entire Gulf frontage. The splendid boulevard adjoining the wall isarendezvous forbathers and seekers after sea air and sunshine.