National Geographic : 1932 May
Photograph by Ewing Galloway NOW, AS ALWAYS, THE OHIO IS CINCINNATI'S ROYAL ROAD TO THE SOUTHLAND Her stately white packets of the Golden Era have changed into puffing towboats and steel barges; herdrummers, gamblers, adventurers, and roister ing stevedores have turned into staider folk. But renascence of a kind is in the air. With a river made navigable the year round and linking her with inland waterways serving the South; with rail, air, and highway arteries, and a central geographical location, theQueen City once more reemphasizes her proud old claim to the title "Gateway to the South." The water front at the foot of Broadway, with the Central and theL.&N.bridges.