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Gettin’ Around in the Old West
Hooves, Travois and Wheels
Stump Horn and family (Southern Cheyenne); showing home and horse drawn travois.
Photographed by Christian Barthelmess, 1890. U.S. PD
The horse was the basic mode of transportation in the old west. Here, Charlton Heston, carrying a Henry Rifle, is depicted as a scout on the Santa Fe Trail. This commemorative sculpture by Fred Hoppe was dedicated 08/30/2003; placed on a portion of the old Santa Fe Trail that runs through the National Rifle Association’s Whittington Center at Raton, NM. Photo: © courtesy National Rifle Association.
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