National Geographic : 1930 Sep
© National Geographic Society Finlay Direct-Color Photograph THE BROAD EXPANSE OF THE POTOMAC AT ITS JUNCTION WITH THE ANACOSTIA RIVER Up the Potomac's 24-foot dredged channel from Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic come vessels as largeastheU. S.Cruiser Memphis, which brought Colonel Lindbergh home from Paris. Anacostia Naval Air Station, where many world air recordshave been set, isseen atthe mouth of the Anacostia River on the left. The Army War College, with its tree-lined campus, rises on the middle peninsula inthe right foreground between the now abandoned James Creek Canal and the Washington Channel. Hains Point, bordered by the Potomac Park speedway, isnext.