National Geographic : 1953 Feb
... . : © National Geographic Society 156 Skyscrapers Rest on Piles Driven Deep into Oozy Muck. A Mississippi River Air View Looks Up Canal Street, Once aWaterway Flat New Orleans has many streets below river level. The Nation's second port in dollar value of foreign commerce, ithandles 23percent of our coffee, most of which passes through the big terminal at left. Queued-up automobiles head into the ferry terminal (right).The President waits for excursionists.