National Geographic : 1948 Dec
Satanonal Geograpnic Society I Kodachrome by Jack Breed Arizonans Say the Largest of These Saguaros Started Growing When Santa AnnaWas Storming the Alamo Probably three feet high in 185S, they put out their, first branches about 1905. They are approximately half as largeasthe largest specimens ever measured. The hole in the cactus trunk at the right is the work of the Gila woodpecker. His water-cooled nest houses cactus wrens and elf owls when hemoves out.