National Geographic : 1949 Sep
tlo © National Geographic Society Ansco Color U.S.Marine Corps, Official, byLt. David D.Duncan Beside the Tracks of Their Old Enemy, the Trolley, Ricksha Boys Haul Passengers Past the Shops ofChien Men Street When streetcars first appeared in Peiping, mobs of ricksha operators overturned them. A truce was reached, however,and thetrolleys continued tooperate even during Japanese occupation. Shortage of gasoline and tires has curtailed automobile and truck traffic. But manpower is plentiful; sorickshas, carts, and bicycles arenumerous.