National Geographic : 1946 Aug
158 The National Geographic Magazine Chinese Prize Gasoline Drums for Bathtubs, Tanks, and Watering Troughs These containers, balanced on carrying poles, once held American aviation gasoline. With tops cut off. they will be put to an amazing variety of uses. Small leather caps are traditional wear for the carriers. A Glamour Girl Hires a Cab from "Ricksha Row" Some ricksha coolies earn $5,000 to $6,000 daily in inflated money (pages 144, 154). Ricksha is a contraction of the Japanese jin-riki-sha, literally "man-power-vehicle."