National Geographic : 1939 Oct
Photograph from European OCEAN-GOING VESSELS "TAXI" UP THE MOTTLAU PAST THE RIVERSIDE FRONT DOORS OF DANZIG Two navigable branches of the stream split Danzig into three sections before they join the waters of the Vistula. The dome-topped building atthe left isthe old observatory and beyond it, extending over the water, stands the famous Crane Tower (page 555). The VistulaRiver connects Danzig with Poland and, bymeans of tributaries and canals, with Germany, the Ukraine, and Lithuania. Express trains speed to principal cities of Germany, Poland, and the Baltic States.