National Geographic : 1937 May
o Photograph by Altigraph, ©Douglas Corp. TWO GIANT CONCRETE ARMS REACH OUT TO WELCOME SHIPS-AND VACATIONISTS-TO DOUGLAS Thousands of tons of concrete blocks have converted an exposed river mouth into the Isle of Man's chief port. From 20,000 to30,000 visitors often land here ina single day. The spot of white on Conister Rock, to the right, is the Tower of Refuge (page 597). Sir Hall Caine, oneofManxland's most famous sons, has said ofthis renowned holiday resort: "There is not a town in Europe so absolutely given over to enjoyment as Douglas in the month ofAugust."