Everything you needed was right here, shops and businesses of every description.
And I have my dress shops.
Columbus is situated in a fine farming region, and has extensive tanneries, threshingmachine and traction and automobile engine works, structural iron works, tool and machine shops, canneries and furniture factories.
There are large engineering works and railway fitting shops at Penrith, which is also the junction for all the western goods traffic. The inhabitants of both towns are mainly railway employes.
An esplanade faces the sea along nearly the entire front of the town, and is lined with hotels, shops and dwelling-houses.