National Geographic : 1944 May
©Kurt Lubinski Nine Ferry Passengers Take Their Ease as Two Paddlers Propel Their Canoe Along aBranch ofthe Niger One youth refuses to be parted from his cherished bicycle. Before the tire shortage became acute, cyclists transported theentire commerce ofsome villages, even tolive animals. Groups of 20 sang as they pedaled. To motorists their course was most unpredictable.