National Geographic : 1931 Nov
00 Photograph by Capt. Albert W. Stevens THE WATER-FRONT MARKET, WHERE SMALL POTOMAC BOATS FROM THE LOWERRIVER UNLOAD FISH, CRABS, FRUITS, FIREWOOD, AND VEGETABLES In the left background the new Arlington Memorial Bridge, reaching across the Potomac from Lincoln Memorial. Inthe middle distance the Tidal Basin, surrounded by Japanese cherry trees. In upper right, United States Bureau of Engraving and Printing. Along the water front, wholesale and retail markets, with private yachts and power boats at anchor. The historic Potomac stretches its ever-widening tidal flow from Chain Bridge, above Georgetown, 1 6 miles to Chesapeake Bay.