National Geographic : 1936 Jul
Photograph byWashington National Guard THE "WHITE WATER NEAR RIGGINS LOOKS EASY AFTER THE UPPER CANYON As the adventurers bade farewell to Riggins, the Washington National Guard plane with Hartnett and French aboard roared overhead, circled, anddipped its wings in salute. This scow is unusually seaworthy and tight. Little water was bailed from her bilges, and most ofthat came over thesides inspray. Canned goods were stored in the double walls of the boat, and a small kitchen stove was carried in one corner for the "galley."