National Geographic : 1941 Jun
© National Geographic Society iouacnroine uyuiaynaru vwen avmiams These Horses Are Stabled All Season in a Floating Hulk Moored to a Shoal ontheColumbia When the tide is low enough, the marine "stable" grounds, the horses are led down to the sand bar, and the fishing begins (Plate XI). While splashing teams haul in one net, men in long waders arrange another. It takes quick work to make three hauls on one ebb tide. Foundedasafur-trading post byJohn Jacob Astor's men, Astoria is now a leading salmon-canning center and lumber port. On Coxcomb Hill in the distance rises the Astor Column with itshistorical frieze (Plate XVI).