National Geographic : 1947 Nov
Staff Photographer John E. Fletcher Not All Royal Canadian Mounted Police Are Dismounted; a Few Still Ride Time was when all Mounties had to know horseflesh. Nowadays they use motorboats, cars, motorcycles, planes. In the Far North, where a handful keep order, they must handle dogs. Behind this fur-coated, fur-capped squad patrolling Parliament Hill in Ottawa rises the Parliament Building's Peace Tower (Plate XII).