National Geographic : 1949 Sep
Where Cars Had Never Rolled Before, Jeeps Send Spray Flying as They Plow Across aRocky Stream Bed Miring quicksand and hidden rocks made fording risky. Before each crossing men waded and probed with sticks tofind asafe path. Then they lined uptopoint the way. The low-slung station wagon usually led; if it stuck, jeeps or trucks could pull itback foranother try.