National Geographic : 1916 Apr
Photograph byA.H. Barnes A WASHINGTON LANDSCAPE: MOUNT HOOD SIXTY MILES AWAY. AND MARYHILL IN THE FOREGROUND Between snow-capped mountains, broad rivers, magnificent highways, splendid farms, and inspiringlandscapes, the West Coast and the Inland Empire offer rich rewards to the tourist who loves the grand, the sublime and the beautiful. TheColumbia River Highway, inOregon, iswell named "America's Greatest Boulevard," and, from an engineering standpoint as well as from the scenicwonderland which the road unfolds asitcuts through two great mountain ranges to the sea, is unsurpassed by any highway in the world.