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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Covered_wagon

The covered wagon was long the dominant form of transport in pre-industrial America. ... Covered wagons were primarily used to transport cargo, as well as small children, ... One covered wagon generally carried the belongings of five people.

history.stackexchange.com/questions/23470/when-did-covered-wagons-disappear-from-america

Did people suddenly stop using wagons as soon as trains arrived and if ... An example of a late use of a covered wagon for travel is provided by ...

www.history.com/topics/conestoga-wagon

Find out more about the history of Conestoga Wagon, including videos, ... The word “Conestoga” probably derives from the Iroquois language, and is sometimes defined as “people of the cabin pole. ... Did You Know? Though the term "Conestoga wagon" is sometimes mistakenly used as a synonym for " covered wagon," the ...

www.oregonpioneers.com/wagon.htm

The covered wagon used to cross the plains to the west was a smaller, lighter ... The cloth top that protected people and possessions from extreme weather ...

americanhistory.si.edu/blog/2012/10/conestoga-wagons-and-the-american-frontier.html

Oct 23, 2012 ... This ca. 1840-1850 Conestoga wagon, a freight hauler in Pennsylvania, represents the role of covered wagons in pushing the American ...

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

COVERED WAGON, the means of transcontinental transportation used for two centuries of American history. The covered wagon was fundamentally a wagon ...

www.historybits.com/west-wagon-trains.htm

American pioneers traveled by covered wagon trains along routes such as the ... This sturdy wagon was invented by Pennsylvania Dutch immigrants in the ...

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

Each wagon did not have the same supplies, but ... A covered wagon or as the pioneers called them, "Prairie Schooners," had a white canvas ... was stretched over the bows the curved wood used to make a "roof" onn the wagon. and there ...

www.imahero.com/readingprogram/coveredwagon.html

The two countries decided the country having more people living in this area would ... Did you know covered wagons were pulled by oxen, mules, or horses? ... back wheels to carry a bucket of grease used on the wheels for a smoother turn .

southhillhistory.com/History/Covered%20Wagon/Covered_wagon.html

Thus, it must be accepted that coming into the Puget Sound area by covered wagon was not uncommon during the early settlement period. But when did the use ...