Dating in the 1950s
Asked by Woodburne just how difficult it is to make wine from scratch, Pellegrini replied, "It's as easy as boiling an egg" (Woodburne, 1).
Boxes similar to modern containers had been used for combined rail- and horse-drawn transport in England as early as 1792.
Thankfully, the genre bit back in the 1950s, as women like Sally Rand, Gypsy Rose Lee, Tempest Storm, Lili St.
Cyr, and Blaze Starr emerged as boundary-pushing icons.
The US government used small standard-sized containers during the Second World War, which proved a means of quickly and efficiently unloading and distributing supplies. Mc Lean, a trucking entrepreneur from North Carolina, USA, bought a steamship company with the idea of transporting entire truck trailers with their cargo still inside.
He realized it would be much simpler and quicker to have one container that could be lifted from a vehicle directly on to a ship without first having to unload its contents.