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Transportation Photos

icon - Transportation PhotosAll photos included here are in the Public Domain in the United States of America unless noted otherwise. Western photographers are noted in the Players (if I have a workable date for them) [LOC = Library of Congress]. Nothing in the way of enhancement has been done to these photographs they are as originally produced.

Gettin’ Around in the Old West

Hooves, Travois and Wheels

Steamboats

The Clippers

Camels?

Mormon Hand Carts

 

Hooves, Travois and Wheels

 

http://oldwestdailyreader.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/OWDR-Cheyenne-using-travois-Web.jpgStump Horn and family (Southern Cheyenne); showing home and horse drawn travois.
Photographed by Christian Barthelmess, 1890. U.S. PD

 

Heston as trail scout sculpture - Transportation PhotosThe 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.
see:
The Originals Index – Resources & Hazards
– Animals Index Page – MammalsHorse
The Originals Index – Horses

 

 

A caravan arrives at Santa Fe c. 1844 - Transportation Photos

A caravan arrives at Santa Fe c 1844
Engraving: U.S. PD c. 1844, unknown

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