Many miles travelled, now at rest. Just looking at Shane’s photo conjures up sights, sounds, even smells of the old west. Some rode the stagecoach in style, others braved the ruts in the road with their wagons hauling wood, feed, and young ‘uns! There were mud wagons, coal wagons, ice wagons, farm wagons, ahem – beer wagons, and carriages. One can only imagine the miles of trail endured by that one wagon wheel!
DID YOU KNOW? History of Alberta shows that settlers who came in the mid 1700s would have seen our First Nations People on horseback. As the fur trade increased between the settlers and First Nations, so did the need for pack horses and then eventually Red River carts and wagon trains.
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