National Geographic : 1944 Jun
War-torn China Hasn't Had Time to Replace the Bridge at Yakiang, Destroyed in CommunistFighting before the Japanese Invasion All that remains is the pier. The ferry is about to take the author's party across the rushing Yalung River. Only span over this wild upper tributary ofthe Yangtze is the huge cantilever bridge at Chantui (pages 738, 742). This Sikang Province landscape is reminiscent of SnakeRiver terrain inparts ofIdaho and Oregon.