National Geographic : 1945 May
w -aLiionl ueograpmc society Kodachrome by Maynard Owen Williams Testifying to Gasoline Shortage and $1,500 Tires, Galata Bridge Carries Not a Single Caracross the Golden Horn atIstanbul In the foreground, the Stamboul section has razed old bazaars for the 500th anniversary of Constantinople's fall in1453. Left: water taxis raise sunshades. Right: the smokestacks of commuter ferries. In the distance stands Galata, for centuries the "European" city. Eveninthe nineties, 150,000 crossed here daily.