National Geographic : 1946 Feb
00 © National Geographic Society Kodachrome, U.S.Navy, Official On Terceira Island, Cows Pull a "Singing" Cart. As Solid Wheels Revolve, Axles Cry for Grease Friction has set such carts on fire. So slow are the oxen that, according to jest, the noise tells the driver whether they are moving. An American who oiled acart's wheels found that the team, awed by the quiet, balked. Terceira, meaning "third," is so named because it was thethird island discovered inthe Azores.