National Geographic : 1933 Nov
Photograph byInternational News WINTER TAKES COMMAND OF THE HUDSON Early in 1929 Newburgh saw the stream frozen over suddenly. All passengers were rescued from the ice-lockedsteamers, and officers walked ashore forsupplies. The Indians found this river an easy highway from the mountains to the sea. Early explorers mistook it for the shortroute toIndia. Itnursed thefirst venture insteam navigation (see text, page 551) and upon its bosom is borne the greatest craft of all times.