National Geographic : 1937 Dec
r " C s .77 PAW. "AZ loft& y **:TOO Sv a~ '. " A.e-^"_L ... " 'a° tea.r . 11P« ^+' . . ' lr''" "rrww-fit .- . s Arr 40%el y.. ".1« . , IDs, a "::., .- rv .. ,:,e i Photograph by T. C . Lau Formerly all of the city's supply was conveyed in this manner, but an excellent modern system, built mainly by Western-trained Chinese engineers, has been installed (page 686). Some of the people still make dailv tri .ps to the river with their wooden buckets suspended from flexible bamboo shoulder poles. Most of the carriers are women.