National Geographic : 1941 May
o Crown Copyright, Royal Canadian Air Force In Winter Saint John Divides with Halifax the Lion's Share ofCanada's Atlantic Shipping When ice closes the St. Lawrence River for several months each year, the ice-free ports ofthe Maritime Provinces enjoy ashipping boom. Saint John, New Brunswick's chief port and largest city, spreads over arocky peninsula rising from the elbow-shaped harbor, which isreally the mouth ofthe St. John River, seen winding through the hills in thebackground. Docks and huge grain elevators rise inWest Saint John, atthe left. Beyond the sugar refinery with itstall chimney, the exhibition buildings, and the armory (right foreground), other wharves line the shore ofthe city proper (page 595).