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The covered wagon was long the dominant form of transport in pre-industrial America. With roots in the heavy Conestoga wagon developed for the rough, ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conestoga_wagon

The Conestoga wagon is a heavy, covered wagon that was used extensively during the late eighteenth century, and the nineteenth century, in the eastern United States and Canada. It was large enough to transport loads up to 6 tons ( 5.4 metric tons), and was ...

www.oregonpioneers.com/wagon.htm

The covered wagon used to cross the plains to the west was a smaller, lighter version of the big Conestoga wagon used in the east. The cloth top that protected  ...

www.britannica.com/technology/prairie-schooner

19th-century covered wagon popularly used by emigrants traveling to the ... With the bonnet, the wagon stood about 10 feet (3 metres) tall, and the total length of ...

www.pkwy.k12.mo.us/homepage/belfourth/file/social_studies/types_of_covered_wagons.pdf

A covered wagon or as the pioneers called them, "Prairie Schooners," had a ... feet long. The bottom of the wagon looked like a "normal" wagon except that.

www.history.com/topics/conestoga-wagon

Conestogas were too heavy to be pulled such long distances, and west-bound travelers turned instead to the sturdy covered wagons known as prairie ...

www.encyclopedia.com/history/united-states-and-canada/us-history/covered-wagon

Make research projects and school reports about Covered Wagon easy with ... wagon used by emigrants on the Oregon and California trails differed in size, ...

www.laurasprairiehouse.com/crafts/packingyourcoveredwagon.html

Pioneers traveling by covered wagon had to be very careful of their wagon's ... The typical journey by covered wagon was five months long, and they would need ...

www.oregontrailcenter.org/HistoricalTrails/TheWagon.htm

Most pioneers used the typical farm wagon with a canvas cover stretched over ... BED = was a rectangular wooden box, usually 4 feet wide by 10 feet long.

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Measurements of an Early Conestoga Wagon. Wagon owned by Amos S. Gingrich, Lancaster, PA Length of wagon box bottom–13 feet. Length of wagon box ...