National Geographic : 1930 Aug
Photograph courtesy Paramount Publix Corp. TEN HOURS SUFFICED TO LOAD THE "CITY OF NEW YORK" WHEN SHE FINALLY REACHED THE ANTARCTIC SHORE TO BRING THE EXPEDITION HOME After a valiant struggle with fast-freezing pack ice, high seas, and battering gales, the sturdy ship reached the ice dock inFloyd Bennett Bay. Under Captain McKinley's able direction, men and dogs worked without surcease until the 40 tons ofequipment tobebrought home were stowed aboard. Farewell was waved to Little America February 19, 1930 (see text, page 226).