National Geographic : 1939 May
SHIPS FROM THE SEVEN SEAS TIE UP AT SANTOS, WORLD'S LARGEST COFFEE PORT Coffee controls the destiny of this city on Sao Vicente Island, 35 miles from Sao Paulo. Odor of the fragrant bean permeates the entire area (page 658). Fifty ocean-going vessels can be loaded simultaneously at the long docks. Trains from the interior run directly to the quays. Many cargoes areautomatically conveyed into the holds of craft alongside (page 663).