National Geographic : 1942 Apr
Along Palestine's Ancient Coast, as Here at Haifa, Trade Normally Flourishes as in the Boom Days of the Merchants ofTyre The historic Phoenician traders of near-by Tyre founded Mediterranean sea traffic and imported tin for distribution toevery part oftheir little world for mak ing bronze. Some of it may have come from beyond the Pillars of Hercules (Strait of Gibraltar). To big, busy Haifa comes oilbypipe line from Iraq. Axis planes have bombed it in the present war. Long strings of warehouses parallel the railway spurs on which stand trainsof round-roofed cars (page 535).