Music: Crews

On the Hudson. The way experts figured it out, either Columbia or California had to win. But when, at Poughkeepsie, a gun went off and seven crews splashed in a racing start, it was Cornell that jumped out in front. Down the river, wide and grey, covered with launches, canoes, yachts, ferryboats, the boats moved from Krums Elbow toward the bridge that rose, a web of iron, in the mist. At the mile and a half, Cornell had more than a length on the others. At two and a half miles, Cornell was rowed...

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