National Geographic : 1946 Dec
Photo-Art Studios Life-giving Artery of Industrial Portland Is the Broad, Deep Willamette River It affords a roomy harbor at the head of the 35-foot channel that goes more than 100 miles down the Columbia to thePacific. Many great bridges span thestream, and others are planned. Shipyards which made records during the war sprawl near the mouth (page 688). On hillsides above thebusiness district lietheresidential streets.