National Geographic : 1947 Aug
This Husky Finn Weighs 8'/2 Kilos, or Nearly 19 Pounds Nurse Tyra Backman (page 247) carries the portable scales on her back by bicycle or ski when she makes her rounds in rural Finland. These scales are among 200 sent to the Finnish Red Cross by the American Red Cross. One Tire Gone, ThisAuto Goes Right On asa"Skimobile" Risto Manninen, Finnish war hero, checks theingenious front-wheel block which skims over icy northern roads. Aresident ofRovaniemi, Lapland, he wears the famed Lapp bootofreindeer skin with curled toe (page 239).