Photo of the Day

a ship at dock in Ohio
December 19, 2012

Docks, Ohio

This Month in Photo of the Day: Vintage National Geographic Photographs

In a circa 1928 autochrome, ships approach a vast dock to unload millions of tons of iron ore near Ashtabula, Ohio. The photo was published in the May 1932 issue of National Geographic.

Photographer Jacob J. Gayer served as a staff writer and photographer for the magazine from 1921 to 1931.

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Photograph by Jacob J. Gayer, National Geographic

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