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Conestoga wagon, 1750-1850

George Shumway

Conestoga wagon, 1750-1850

freight carrier for 100 years of America"s westward expansion.

by George Shumway

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Published by G. Shumway and Early American Industries Association in [York, Pa.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Wagons.,
    • Transportation -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      ContributionsDurell, Edward, 1894- joint author., Frey, Howard C., 1892- joint author., Early American Industries Association.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTS2010 .S5 1966
      The Physical Object
      Pagination279 p.
      Number of Pages279
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5983429M
      LC Control Number66012772
      OCLC/WorldCa566806

        I made a five foot model of a conestoga after much research, you can see it on google images under Conestoga covered wagon, I used the Hagely museums pics for my model and the book Conestoga wagon , which shows the construction in great detail, come to find out my ancestors made these wagons in the 18th century, they were pennsylvania.   Due to delays, rewrites by more than one author, and difficulty finding a publisher, the book entitled, Conestoga Wagon, , by George Shumway, Edward Durell, and Howard C. Frey was not sent to the publisher until Despite the delay, the initial order of books sold quickly, and by , a second edition of the book was in the.

      There are a number of books, pamphlets and other resources offering excellent information on the legendary Conestoga wagon, its influences and impacts on America. Some of those include Conestoga Wagon ” by George Shumway and Howard Frey, copyright , “Conestoga Six Horse Bell Teams” by John Omwake, copyright Book Details: This lot consists of the vintage and antique American West history books shown in the corresponding images. Titles include a numbered limited edition of "Conestoga Wagon ;" "Washington and the West;" and "Adventures of Indian .

      As a cultural history of the times of Charles Bulfinch this book pre-sents a well-rounded picture. However, it must take a secondary place as an architectural history, since it touches only lightly on the techno-logical advances achieved by this great architect. ALAN BURNHAM* Conestoga Wagon Freight Carrier for Years of Ameri-.   BUILDING THE CONESTOGA Unboxing The mould Trailways Conestoga station waggon V2 Homebuilt from Popular Mechanics. Build your ain Conestoga Wagon for play or display andnbsp Working beach wagon makes great toy box or conversation composition atomic number 15 real size plans are provided for.


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Conestoga Wagon, Freight Carrier for Years of America's Westward Expansion (SIGNED & Insc By One Author) by Shumway, George; Durrell, Edward & Frey, Howard C.

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THIRD EDITION Currently unavailable. Early America needed an all-purpose vehicle to haul furs, trade goods, farm produce, and freight, so she developed the famous Conestoga wagon. During the century of expansion from towhen the frontier 5/5(2).

Conestoga wagon, freight carrier for years of America's westward expansion. George Shumway, Howard C. Frey. Shumway, - Transportation - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents. The Conestoga WagonA Definition. OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages illustrations 27 cm: Contents: The conestoga wagon's place in history. The emergence of an American wagon in colonial Pennsylvania --General Braddock's wagons --Routes, roads, and turnpikes --Accounts of Conestoga wagon on the road --Taverns along the way --Lore of the wagoners --Men who made the wagons --The conestoga.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shumway, George. Conestoga wagon wagon, [York, Pa.] G. Shumway and Early American Industries. Conestoga Wagon, Freight Carrier for Years of America's Westward Expansion George Shumway, Edward Durell, Howard C.

Frey G. Shumway and Early American Industries Association, - Transportation - pages. The book is like new except for the tear in the dust jacket. This copy was presented to Ray Riling from George Shumway in It is actually signed twice. Also, tipped in is a copy of a painting by Howard Pyle of a scene he did on the Conestoga Wagons.

Details about Conestoga Wagon by Shumway and Frey 1st Edition Rating: % positive. Conestoga Wagon, Freight Carrier for Years of America's Westward Expansion (Book): Shumway, George.

I would recommend anyone thinking of making one of these wagons to purchase the book “Conestoga Wagon ” by George Shumway & Howard C Frey. The finished Model This book gives so much detail that it will help in many ways, especially if you want to know the items that were used with the wagons and how they were driven etc.

Click to read more about Conestoga Wagon Freight Carrier for Yeras of America's Westward Expansion by George Shumway. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for bookloversAuthor: George Shumway.

There, the simple colonial farm wagon was transformed into the Conestoga wagon; an elegantly designed and rugged overland freight hauler. The first recorded use of the name dates back to Decemwhen James Logan, William Penn's former secretary, carefully recorded in his account book that he bought a "Conestogoe Waggon" from James.

Conestoga Wagon 3rd Edition by George Shumway and Howard C. Frey Signed Copy by Frey. Dust jacket covered with pastiche protector. Condition is Excellent to Very Good. No noticed flaws, tears, or Rating: % positive.

The Conestoga wagon was cleverly built. Its floor curved upward to prevent the contents from tipping and shifting. The average Conestoga wagon was 18 feet long, 11 feet high, and 4 feet in width.

It could carry up to 12, pounds of cargo. The cracks in the body of the wagon were stuffed with tar to protect them from leaking while crossing rivers. Conestoga wagon, ; freight carrier for years of America's westward expansion. Responsibility by George Shumway and Howard C.

Frey. Edition 3d ed. Imprint [York, Pa.] G. Shumway [] Physical description xii, p. illus. 27 cm. Online. Available online. Due to delays, rewrites by more than one author, and difficulty finding a publisher, the book entitled, Conestoga Wagon,by George Shumway, Edward Durell, and Howard C.

Frey was not sent to the publisher until Despite the delay, the initial order of books sold quickly, and bya second edition of the book was in the.

The top ends of the wagon bed were 16 feet apart and the rear wheels five or slx feet high. When the six-horse team was pulling, the team and wagon stretched to 60 feet.

The driver of one o.f these Conestoga wagons rode on a “lazy board” when he was not walking beside his team, or astride the saddle horse.

Feb 7, - Explore tomlittlejr's board "Conestoga" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Covered wagon, Horse drawn wagon and Horse drawn pins. Conestoga Wagon 2nd edition. York, PA: George Shumway and Early Ameri- can Industries Association, To order additional copies of this leaflet, or to receive a list of other Historic Pennsylvania Leaflets and ordering infor- mation, write: Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Publications Program, P.O.

Box Conestoga Wagon George Shumway This is a fascinating book on the Conestoga wagons, their history, how they were made, and about the Conestoga horse and harness. Around pages. If you are looking for information on the Conestoga wagons or want to build one - you should get this book.

4 May - Explore pinnygik's board "Conestoga Horse", which is followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Horses, Horse breeds and Covered wagon.7 pins.I have known George Shumway of York, Pennsylvania for a number of years due to participating in muzzleloading exhibits and reenactments and he was kind enough to lend me a copy of the now out-of-print book he published titled “Conestoga Wagon – ”.

And the old days of the cowboys and Indians. Schooner Wagon V2 Homebuilt from Popular Mechanics. BUILDING THE covered wagon Work up your own Conestoga Wagon for play or display andnbsp Working wagon makes great fiddle box or conversation spell P Actual size plans are provided for.