The Wheelbarrow

The wheelbarrow, like the bicycle, has been relegated to a humble role in the world's transport, yet it has the supreme virtues of effectiveness and simplicity. Although it appears too simple in concept to warrant explanation yet it is evident that the subtlety of its design has escaped all except the Chinese, who originated it some 2,000 years ago.

Collections Human-powered Carrying Devices Practical Answers Transport and Infrastructure United Kingdom
Issue Date 1975
Format Fact Sheet
Rights Holders Approprate Technology