National Geographic : 1955 Apr
449 Kodachrome by National Geographic Photographer B. Anthony Stewart Mosaic Murals Paneling the Vast Rotunda Trace America's Heritage and Progress Winold Reiss, a German-born artist, fashioned the panorama from dime-size bits of imported tile. River-boat captain and dock hand (right) call to mind steamboat days on the Ohio. Steelworkers erecting a skyscraper symbolize modern industry. Corridor leads to the 450-foot-long waiting room.